Special Collections & Archives James J. Periconi Research Fellowship

Special Collections & Archives James J. Periconi Research Fellowship

After a successful first year, the Queens College Library, in collaboration with the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and generously supported by James J. Periconi, is again offering a research fellowship program that will defray costs for a scholar to conduct research with the collection over a period of two to four weeks. Read about last year's fellows and their fascinating research in this collection.
Processing the Helen Marshall Papers: A Q/A with the Archivist

Processing the Helen Marshall Papers: A Q/A with the Archivist

Did you know that Queens College Special Collections and Archives is home to the Helen Marshall Papers? Donated to the Library by Donald E. Marshall in 2017, the collection is comprised of 40 boxes of papers, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Marshall’s celebrated career in politics.  
The Passing of Arthur “Ben” Chitty

The Passing of Arthur “Ben” Chitty

The Library mourns the loss of Arthur "Ben" Chitty, Higher Education Associate, who served as long-time Library Systems Officer, and PSC-CUNY union activist.
February 2024: Black History Month (Art History) 

February 2024: Black History Month (Art History) 

Please join us in honoring Black History Month this February by viewing a selection of books celebrating the lives and work of various Black American artists, displayed on the main level of the Queens College Library (Rosenthal, 3rd floor). Curated by Amanda Lea Perez, our Substitute Visual & Performing Arts-Art Librarian, this cultural awareness collection seeks to emphasize the diverse history and ongoing influence of Black American artists in the world of visual and performing arts.  
ICPSR News: Scholarship, Researcher Passport, and Love Data Week

ICPSR News: Scholarship, Researcher Passport, and Love Data Week

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an international consortium of more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations, including Queens College. In this new year 2024, again, ICPSR brings data users new resources.
Spring 2024 Art Exhibitions In New York

Spring 2024 Art Exhibitions In New York

By: Amanda Lea Perez, Substitute Visual & Performing Arts-Art Librarian Welcome back, Queens College Art Students!  As the new Art...
December 2023: Universal Human Rights Month (UHRM)  

December 2023: Universal Human Rights Month (UHRM)  

On December 10th, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was published by the United Nations General Assembly to officially define and defend the inherent rights of all human beings for the first time in history. In honor of this milestone, the world will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Human Rights Day on Sunday, December 10th, 2023.

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