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Revolutionary-era French playwright Antoine Lemierre began his career with this drama about the Greek mythological figure Hypermnestra. In the midst of an internecine struggle for the rule of Egypt, she and her 49 sisters were forcibly wedded to…

This sacred drama seems to depict the early medieval legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller. As relayed in the "Golden Legend", or Lives of the Saints, he was tricked or bewitched into killing his parents. The distraught Julian was forgiven by Jesus…

Transcript of a speech delivered by Dutch diplomat J. G. de Beus upon the dedication of the Bowne House Historical Society in Flushing, Dr. de Beus discusses the military and religious history of Flushing and the New Amsterdam colony and the role…

This comedia by the famed Calderon de la Barca pits mythical figures of classical Greece against those of early medieval Europe. The play's heroes are twin brothers Prometheus and Epimetheus, titans who together were responsible for creating and…

"Which is better, confessed or confessor?" This religious play portrays two famous sixteenth century Christian saints, John of the Cross and Teresa of Ávila. Together they founded the Discalced (barefoot) Carmelites, an ascetic order that survives…

Fold-out map of the Summer Palace in Beijing, where Warren Phillips attended a ceremony to celebrate the National Day of the People's Republic of China during the 1972 press delegation.

Memorandum to Benjamin Rosenthal from Herschel Clesner regarding the Real Wage Insurance Program

Queens College's first President Paul Klapper, first row center, poses with others, unidentified. They may be other Queens College faculty or staff.

A report prepared by the Committee for the Establishment of Queens College which presents arguments and data for the establishment of the College. The proposal to create a free public college in Queens, which was spearheaded by Charles S. Colden, was…

Surviving portion of a resolution addressed to New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and various City and State agencies, in which the creation of Queens College on the site of the former New York Parental School is officially requested. The…
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