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Report of Fact-Finding Committee to the Committee for the Establishment of Queens College

The committee appointed by Judge Charles S. Colden to ascertain the facts that are pertinent to the establishment of a separate unit of Higher Education in…

JENS FREDRICK LARSON
ARCHITECT
HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

THOMAS TASH, ENGINEER
STANLEY ORCUTT

April 26, 1939

Dear Judge Colden:

Enclosed is the promised report on the Queen's College problem.

It was a pleasure viewing the site with you…

His Honor Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment of [...]
The Board of Higher Education of City of New York
The Board of Education of City of New York
The Board of Regents of State of New York

Whereas the City of New…

29-2050-34.B.P.
E.

City of New York
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION

Date... January 2, 1936

No. BC1519

From: The Mayor
To: Judge Colden
County Court, Queens County
24-22 Jackson Ave. L. I. C.

Subject:

John E.…

Photograph of Judge Charles Colden, right, with New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia. Judge Colden worked closely with the Mayor to make a City college for the borough of Queens a reality.

Title

Charles S. Colden Collection

Description

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.

Subject

City University of New York
Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.). Board of Higher Education
Queens College (New York, N.Y.)
Colden, Charles S., 1885-1960

Creator

Colden, Charles S., 1885-1960

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

1933-1987
Bulk, 1952-1960

Rights

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Language

English

Coverage

Queens (New York, N.Y.)