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A photograph of Queens College's first President, Dr. Paul Klapper, dating from around the time of the college's founding.

The front of this postcard reproduces a mosaic of the City College class of 1913, along with professors. Paul Klapper, who became the first President of Queens College, was an instructor and then Dean of Education at City College. His photograph is…

PAUL KLAPPER
JULY 17, 1885 - MARCH 25, 1952

[Handwritten:] Paul Klapper was born in Romania and came to Manhattan's East Side as a boy of seven.

DR. PAUL KLAPPER WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF QUEENS COLLEGE, SERVING FROM THE COLLEGE'S INCEPTION…

Queens College
65-30 KISSENA BOULEVARD
FLUSHING, NEW YORK
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Number 1a
JULY 1, 1937
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Program of Studies
Leading to Degrees
and
A Tentative List of
Elective Courses

For the Fall and Spring Sessions
1937-1938
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THE BOARD OF…

October 9, 1940

Honorable Robert Moses, Executive Officer
New York City World's Fair Commission
The World's Fair of 1940
Flushing, New York

Dear Mr. Moses:

I have been informed that some of the Fair material may be available for a gift to…

Title

Paul Klapper Collection

Description

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.

Subject

Klapper, Paul, 1885-1952
Queens College (New York, N.Y.)
City University of New York
College presidents

Creator

Klapper, Paul, 1885-1952

Publisher

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

Date

1895-1985
Bulk, 1937-1948

Rights

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Language

English

Coverage

New York (N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)