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Brooklyn College Alma Mater and School Songs Collection

Identifier: 1988-017
Dates: 1930-1989; Majority of material found within 1930-1940

Brooklyn College Commencement Programs

Identifier: 91-035
Dates: 1932-current years

Brooklyn College Ditmas House Collection

Identifier: 88-008
Scope and Contents The Brooklyn College Ditmas House Collection consists of documents pertaining to the history of Brooklyn College and its immediate neighborhood covering the years 1935 through 1963. It is a small collection of correspondence, administrative papers, photographs and newspaper clippings regarding Brooklyn’s Ditmas Homestead. There is also some material on Brooklyn College’s administration of this homestead, its caretaking by Richard Armstrong, attempts to save the house as a landmark, and its...
Dates: 1930s-1960s

Brooklyn College Local History Collection

Identifier: 89-003
Scope and Contents The Local History Collection contains documents that are related to the borough of Brooklyn, ranging from the 1600s through the 2000s. The collection is divided into two series: miscellaneous subject files and oversized files. Both series are organized alphabetically by subject, and a full list of the subjects present in this collection is provided in the Collection Outline (following section). Since the documents cover the history of Brooklyn before it was incorporated into New...
Dates: 1600s-2000s

Collection of Brooklyn-Queens Chapter of NOW

Identifier: 2014-003
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials dating from 1972 to 2013, with the bulk of the items dating from 1995-2003. It contains the papers of the Brooklyn (later Brooklyn-Queens) chapter of the National Organization for Women, some papers of NOW-New York State, the Equal Rights Amendment Coalition and collected documents. The collection contains primarily meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, as well as periodicals, newspaper clippings and collected posters and brochures.

Dates: 1972-2013

Dee L. Clayman Collection

Identifier: 2018-007
Scope and Content Note This collection contains the personal, academic, and work related papers of classicist Dee L.Clayman, who donated them to Brooklyn College in 2018. The collection ranges from Clayman’s education, public lectures, articles and chapters in print, published book reviews, books in print, files related to the development of the Database of Classical Bibliography, service to La Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, and the American Philological Association, current projects, and rare...
Dates: 1967-2018

Footage shot for the documentary film, A Life Apart: Hasidism in America.

Identifier: 2012-008
Scope and Contents This digital collection contains 69 hours, 8 minutes, and 41 seconds of unused footage (including interviews, events and other scenes) from the 1997 documentary film A Life Apart: Hasidism In America (directed by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky). A 96-minute film shot mostly in Brooklyn from 1993-1996, it was the first in-depth documentary about Hasidic Jews, members of a distinctive group within Judaism which originated in Eastern Europe in the eighteenth...
Dates: 1993-1996

Herbert Morris Papers

Identifier: 2019-002
Scope and Contents

The Herbert Morris papers consist of drafts from the mid-1980s until Morris’s death in 2001, published poems from across Morris’s career, personal and family records, photographs, and correspondence with publishers and friends, including extensive correspondence from the poet James Merrill.

Dates: 1896 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1961 - 2000

Hurricane Sandy Records

Identifier: 2016-001
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of Newspapers and publications directly following Hurricane Sandy. The publications are from local neighborhoods, newspapers that serve all of New York, and press from Unions, CUNY and from Brooklyn College itself. There is also information on Sandy Relief efforts. Along with all of this information, you will find a coin found in Rockaway and a can of water produced by Anheuser-Busch. After the hurricane hit, the company decided to develop drinking water in...
Dates: 2012

James V. Mangano Collection

Identifier: 90-009
Scope and Contents The James V. Mangano Collection holds five boxes of records and ephemera of Mr. Mangano’s career as a Democratic District leader, and Administrative Supervisor at the Kings County State Supreme building. The collection contains correspondence, both professional and personal, memorandums and reports, along with press reports and memorabilia. It is organized into three series. The first series is Correspondence which is broken down into two sub-series, General and Monroe Dinner. The second...
Dates: 1897-1977; Majority of material found within 1958-1973

Kings County United Spanish War Veterans Collection

Identifier: 1990-006
Scope and Contents

The Kings County United Spanish War Veterans Collection contains documents largely pertaining to the organization’s William H. Hubbell Camp #4 and #12. Included are enrolled members applications, convention proceedings books, booklets and pamphlets. Letters, announcements, and miscellaneous items such as coupons and tickets can be found within this collection as well. Collection dates to period 1895-1975, consisting of 6 document sized boxes.

Dates: 1895-1975

Records of the Latin Greek Institute

Identifier: 2016-002
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised mostly of brochures, posters, and programs. Included within the 4 series of this collection are also photographs, correspondence, articles, newsletters, translated literature, and information on a major contributor of the Latin Greek Institute, Phyllis Goodhard Gordon. Newspaper Articles, programs, and posters that were too large to fit in standard boxes, were separated and condensed into one oversized box in this collection.

Dates: 1976-2006

Manhattan Beach Sewer Maps

Identifier: 2012-004
Scope and Contents

These three tubes contain eight blueprints of Manhattan Beach Sewer Maps. The collection demonstrates the development of the Manhattan Beach community in Brooklyn and includes detailed information of the sewage system in Manhattan Beach. These blueprints were designed between 1979 and 1981. Major sewage lines are highlighted, as are the corresponding street and curb plans from the Department of Highway Operations.

Dates: 1979-1981

Records of the Brooklyn College Mathematics Department

Identifier: 2015-009
Scope and Contents

This collection consists largely of handwritten grade books from Brooklyn College’s earliest years. Much of it also relates to the Math Department’s extracurricular activities such as contests. There are only two Subgroups in the collection: Notebooks: Records of Classes in Mathematics 1926 – 1976, and Department of Mathematics General Information

Dates: 1926-1976

The Papers of the Sebago Canoe Club

Identifier: 2013-005
Scope and Contents The collection encompasses three series, Chronological, The Blade and Administrative. The Chronological series has documents of various types from the beginning of the club in 1933 until 2011. The Blade is the newsletter of the Sebago Canoe Club. This part of the collection ranges from 1964 to 2007. The last series, Administrative, contains lists and forms pertinent to the operation and licensing of the club. There is very little material from the 1930s to 1960 in these papers; the same...
Dates: 1933-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-2010

SEEK and College Discovery Programs

Identifier: 2016-006
Scope and Contents The collection of the Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK and College Discovery Programs contains materials of various categories, mostly related to the SEEK Department at Brooklyn College. The administration, plans, and reports papers constitute the majority of the collection. Along with these files, this collection provides details about the SEEK and CD structure, as well as summer programs, basic skills, remedial programs, and others. As these special programs are geared towards...
Dates: 1964-2015

The Alexander Kadison Papers

Identifier: 2018-005
Scope and Contents The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence from 1910 to 1965. The correspondence written by Kadison is dated from 1942 onward. Many of these letters were from Leonard D. Abbot (1878-1953). Abbott was born in England, radicalized through the free speech movement in the Progressive Era, and later became the president of the Free Speech League in 1907. Abbott moved to the United States in 1898 and was on the founding board of the Rand School of Social Science. In the 1930’s...
Dates: 1910-1965; Majority of material found within 1920-1940

The Annie Smith Peck Collection

Identifier: 89-002
Scope and Content Note The Annie Smith Peck Collection is comprised of 16.5 cubic feet and 238 linear feet and has been divided into two sub-groups. The first series or subgroup is comprised of Ms. Peck’s diaries (1862-1931), correspondences (1879-1935), printed materials (articles, typescripts, news clippings, research notes, pamphlets, publications), ephemera (such as scrapbooks, posters, fliers), and photographs. The second group contains photocopied materials and correspondence of the Peck...
Dates: 1873-1935

The Brooklyn College Community Garden Collection

Identifier: 2011-002
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the records of the Brooklyn College Community Garden and two scrapbooks. The records contain correspondence spanning the years 1991 – 2011, newspaper articles, garden plans, legal documents, and two DVD’s. The scrapbooks contain over 300 photographs, along with other ephemera, which document seventeen years of the Brooklyn College Community Garden.

Dates: 1991-2011

The Brooklyn College Country Fair Collection

Identifier: 90-002
Scope and Contents The Brooklyn College Country Fair Collection is divided into four separate series which are Photographs, Memorabilia and Ephemera, Planning, and Oversized. The photographs series includes over 200 photographs developed by members of the Brooklyn College Audio/Visual club as well as private photographers outside of the Brooklyn College community. Within the Memorabilia and Ephemeras series, researchers will find original arts, flyers, posters, programs, fair tickets, balloons, buttons, and a...
Dates: 1938-1994

The Brooklyn College Dramatics Club

Identifier: 90-003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items that pertain to the Brooklyn College Dramatics Clubs for both the day and evening divisions of the college. There are posters, flyers, scripts, faculty correspondences, newspaper clippings, but, primarily, a wide assortment of programs. The items span almost a half century of dramatic clubs at Brooklyn College, which began when the college was founded, and documents the steady evolution of the theater program from the 1930s through the 1960s....
Dates: 1930-1972; Majority of material found within 1930-1956

The Brooklyn College Farm Labor Project Collection

Identifier: 88-009
Scope and Contents The Brooklyn College Farm Labor Project collection is divided into three series which are Project Planning, Administrative Documents, and Morrisville. The Project Planning series contains a number of correspondence, information pamphlets from government sponsored “Labor Camp” programs, as well as five issues of the “Work Camp” newsletter which were collected by President Gideonse towards the development of the Farm Labor Project at Brooklyn College. The dates of the Project Planning series...
Dates: 1940-1945

The Brooklyn College Student War Correspondence Collection

Identifier: 88-019
Scope and Contents The Brooklyn College Student War Correspondence collection consists of documents pertaining to the challenges, hopes, fears and experiences faced by Brooklyn College soldiers during World War II. Arranged in alphabetical order, there are about 69 students whose correspondence has been preserved. Besides letters, soldiers also mailed back home picture postcards, musical compositions, and dramatized skits and whatever artistic talent they were able to produce during the hour of war. In...
Dates: 1942-1944

The Charles Lindsay Gover Collection

Identifier: 2015-001
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of two principle events of Gover’s life. The first was his active duty in the Navy during World War II on a destroyer in the Pacific. This part of the collection consists of correspondence, pictures, scrapbooks, a large portrait, news clippings, and service medals. The second part of this collection is focused on one day, November 22, 1950, when a commuter train Gover was riding was hit from behind by another train going 40 miles per hour. It...
Dates: 1941-1945; 1950

The Collection of Anna Merer

Identifier: 2014-004
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains the Tilden High School yearbook and commencement booklet of 1937 and the Brooklyn College yearbook and commencement booklet from 1941. All of which belonged to and contain information on Anna Merer, who is also known as Anna Goidell. Within this collection, you will also find, Mrs. Goidell’s Brooklyn College graduation sash with a “B” Embroidered on it and a booklet about 100 years in Prospect park 1866-1966.

Dates: 1937-1941

The Collection of Sol Taylor

Identifier: 2011-007
Scope and Contents

This small collection of photographs was donated by Dr. Sol Taylor, Class of ’53. These images were taken during the time Dr. Taylor attended Brooklyn College as an undergraduate student, between the years of 1949 and 1953.

Some photographs Dr. Taylor donated were taken on the grounds of Brooklyn College; several others are from the college’s Country Fair in the early 1950s. There are also photographs from the Euclid House Alumni gatherings (in 1955 and in 1960).

Dates: 1950s

The Dwight – White House Plan

Identifier: 2016-003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of memorabilia collected by former members of Dwight-White House including Howard Haykin, Gilbert Bob, and Bernie Hirschhorn. There are photographs and video clips; advertisements from The Calling Card; scripts from Country Fair, Sing, and December Daze; as well as memoirs and materials from recent reunions.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1961-1968; 1959-2014

The Feliks Gross Collection

Identifier: 93-009
Scope and Contents In this collection, there are mostly administrative files. They include but are not limited to, appointment letters and information, meeting minutes, and correspondence from 1939-1975. Some of Feliks Gross’ personal publications that he wrote, edited or directed (such as American Slavs, Power and Culture, La Ricerca Di Valori Universali, The Calcutta Review, and The Social Myth of Napoleon Bonaparte) can also be found. In addition,...
Dates: 1939-1975

The George Edelman Collection

Identifier: 2001-007
Scope and Contents This collection contains picturesque and colorful programs that spotlight the sporting events which took place at Brooklyn College in the late 1930s and early 1940s, a time when football in particular and athletics in general were central to the college. To this end, Mr. Edelman included his football jersey in the collection. There is also a letter George Edelman received from the Philadelphia Eagles Football Club with an offer to draft him into their club. In addition, the...
Dates: 1930s-1940s

The Hank Kaplan Boxing Archive

Identifier: 2008-009
Scope and Contents The scope of this collection is vast, and reflects Hank Kaplan's devotion to collecting stories that would otherwise go untold, and his commitment to preserving obscure and ephemeral objects. The collection features 2,600 book titles, 500,000 rare prints and negatives, hundreds of linear feet of newspaper clippings from 1890-2007, more than 300 audiotapes and videotapes, over 1200 posters, approximately 200 boxes of publications, dozens of scrapbooks, reams of correspondence, and over 100...
Dates: 1814-2008; Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s