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The Mitre


The Mitre was the publication from the Newman Club, the campus's Roman Catholic student organization

The Nucleus


The undergraduate journal for scientific research at Queen College

Queens College Lens & Lens-Horizons

Rare Books and Print History


The rare books collection at the Queens College Special Collections and Archives comprises over a thousand items of print history dating from both modern times and many eras of antiquity.

These books, pamphlets, and artifacts serve as historical references on a broad array of topics and also as exemplary of printing processes of their day. Highlights include vellum-bound renaissance texts, nineteenth century periodical printings of classic novels, and inscribed twentieth century first…

Pages From the Past


This collection contains 150 objects from a portfolio set of
“Pages From the Past”, collected and distributed by the
now-defunct Society of Foliophiles in New York. They are
individual leaves from original printed books and
manuscripts in several languages, providing a compact yet
extensive history of Western printmaking from ancient
Sumeria to the twentieth-century United States.

Comedias Sueltas Collection


Plays of the Spanish Golden Age were published in collection (parte) or separately (suelta). The suelta (lit. “loose”) format consisted of a single play printed in a small pamphlet, although many were later bound into collected volumes. Queens College's collection of comedias sueltas consists of 153 plays, many of which are not found in major bibliographies.

Hortense Powdermaker Papers


Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970) was a noted anthropologist, writer and educator (professor of Anthropology at Queens College, New York, from 1937 to 1968). The collection comprises materials related to her research and field work in the late 1920s, early 1930s and early 1950s in Lesu, New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), Indianola, Mississippi, and Luanshya, Zambia, respectively and includes field notes, interviews, survey results, correspondence, and unpublished manuscripts of writings. The…

Paul Klapper Collection


The Paul Klapper Collection contains the correspondence, administrative files, certificates and awards, photographs, public speeches, programs, newspaper clippings, a doctoral hood, and his personal book collection of the first President of Queens College. The bulk of the collection covers 1937-1948, from the founding of the school until Klapper's retirement.

Charles S. Colden Collection


This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Charles S. Colden, founder of Queens College. This collection includes correspondence legal records, print materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards/honors, and various papers. Also included are minutes, speeches, invitations, and various papers pertaining specifically to Queens College and the Queens College Association.

Air Force ROTC Collection


This collection covers the division of the Air Force ROTC program which was at Queens College during the 1950s. It includes a variety of materials related to the program, including correspondence, publications, photographs, and extensive documentation of the death of Lieutenant Alan Rea, a graduate of the program, and subsequent renaming of the ROTC building in his honor.