Special Collections and Archives Exhibits 

Special Collections and Archives (SCA) at the Queens College Library curates a variety of exhibits to showcase our unique holdings and tell stories from the archives. Our hope is for these exhibits to engage the community and serve as teaching tools. For more information or to learn more contact us at qc.archives@qc.cuny.edu. 

Digital Exhibits 

Exhibits in the Library  

Exhibits in the Library are mounted in the Pine Tree Foundation Special Collections area and Charles J. Tanenbaum Classroom on the 3rd floor of the Benjamin S. Rosenthal building. For more information contact us at qc.archives@qc.cuny.edu/

Current Exhibit

Leaving it All on the Court: Queens’ College’s Lucille Kyvallos and her Iconic Legacy

March-December, 2023

Lucille Kyvallos Basketball Hall of Fame 2000

Queens College Special Collections and Archives honor Lucille Kyvallos’ contribution to the world of women’s sports by showcasing selections from her recently processed archival records and memorabilia. Kyvallos is a trailblazer in collegiate women’s basketball. She was the head coach of the Women’s Basketball team at Queens College from 1968 through 1981, holding an overall record of 239-77. Visit the Library and check it out!

Prior Exhibits

Rare Book and Print History Exhibit
Highlights from the Rare Book and Print History Collections, May-August, 2022  
This exhibit showcases notable items from the library’s rare book and print history collections, from the sixteenth century to today. 
Campus Unrest Flyer
Campus Unrest at 50: Commemorating a Legacy of Dissent, May-December 2019
From the Vietnam War to Black Liberation, Queens College was a microcosm of campus unrest in 1969. This exhibit highlighted the intersecting movements, demands, and people who changed the face of the campus that memorable year.
House Plans Memorabilia
No Pledging Required: House Plans at Queens College, fall 2018
House plans were single-gender associations similar to fraternities and sororities, but less exclusive, which played a significant role in the social life of the campus from the 1950s to the 1970s. Memorabilia donated by alumni demonstrated the vibrancy of these associations and the relationships they fostered.