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

A panoramic shot showing the large turnout of a testimonial dinner to Queens College's first president, Dr. Paul Klapper, which took place at the Hotel Astor in Manhattan on October 30, 1937, the year of the college's opening. Dr. Klapper is seated…

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…

A letter written by Queens College President Paul Klapper to Robert Moses, then-Executive Officer of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair, regarding potential leftover materials to be donated.

In addition to writing for Queens College publications, Warren Phillips produced stories as a college correspondent for several New York City area papers. These pages are taken from the scrapbooks he kept of
his early work.

Queens College Library - 1/11/56
A part of the Music Library is a listening room where students may study recordings through earphones so that several records may be played in the room at the same time.

A scene of students lounging and passing the time upon the campus quad. View is taken from the site of present-day Remsen Hall, looking north with some of the campus' Spanish Revival buildings and Klapper Hall in the background.

A band performs in front of Klapper Hall on the Queens College campus.

The inaugural issue of The Crown, the original newspaper of Queens College. The issue's articles give insight into the activities of students and staff in the college's very first semester.

"The Lens" was Queens College's first student-run general magazine, including photographs of campus life and brief feature articles. This is the second issue, published in the fall semester of 1939. (Selections - full volume available from Queens…
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