M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives


Finding Aid for the
RECORDS, 1825-1976 (inclusive); 1946-1976 (bulk)

For reference queries contact Grenander Department Reference staff or (518)-437-3935

Finding Aid Compiled by
Tim Bridgman
March 2006
Box and Folder List Assistance by
Tajon Rice
Kayla Misner

The arrangement and description of this collection was made possible through a New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program Arrangement and Description Grant.


M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives
University Libraries / University at Albany / State University of New York
1400 Washington Avenue / Albany, New York 12222 / (518) 437-3935

VOLUME: 14.2 cubic ft.

ACQUISITION: All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, in June 1988.

ACCESS: Access to student material in Series 2 is restricted. Series 1 and Series 3 are unrestricted. Consult a staff member for details.

COPYRIGHT: The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.


Adminstrative History

Scope and Content Note

Series Description

Box and Folder List:

Center for Community Studies
Administrative History

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In 1950, the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York accepted a proposal and a $10,000 grant from the Bureau of Intercultural Education for the academic year 1950-1951 and established a Center for Community Studies (CCS). The CCS had its headquarters at the New York State College for Teachers in Albany, New York, although its staff worked with all thirty-three affiliated institutions in the state university system. CCS was set up as a pilot organization with Dr. William E. Vickery, Professor of Intercultural Education, as its director. CCS’s mission was to identify through research factors that aid in constructing and maintaining strong democratic communities and to promote the factors through education. On the basis of modern research in the field of community studies, the staff of CCS chose two main areas in which to experiment. The first of these was rooted in the notion that democratic communities thrive when individuals feel that their input counts and when they believe that they have the right and responsibility to share in community life and to help make important decisions that affect them, their neighbors and their whole community. The second principal for CCS’s research was guided by the idea that communities become stronger when individuals balance their personal needs and desires with those of the community at large. Given the above principles, the staff of CCS set out to find ways to promote participation in community affairs, especially the decision-making process and actions that democratic citizenship imply. It also sought to aid individuals in developing the ability to live and work productively while crossing the lines of race, religion, ethnicity, and membership in socio-economic groups so as to promote the common welfare of the whole community.

One of the most interesting fields for carrying out its mission was teacher education, as it was assumed that all schools reach all of the children of all of the people. It was recognized that how good schools were as training grounds for good community living depended a great deal on their teachers. Consequently, CCS’s working hypothesis was that the field of community studies was an effective means of training such teachers. As an organization, it emphasized its role of alerting teachers to their responsibilities in order to promote better human understanding and constructive thinking in inter-group relations. Teachers were to help their students acquire the ideals, skills and patterns of living necessary for living and working together in a complex modern society. Thus, teachers were expected to become active participants in community affairs to show in their daily lives the respect for other people that characterizes the free, humane and enlightened citizen, and to make their classrooms laboratories where students would learn good citizenship by living it each day. Moreover, the staff of CCS believed strongly that experiences in community studies could not come from books alone. It was thought that undergraduates and teachers in service needed real first-hand experiences in community living under competent guidance and direction. It was also thought that without such guidance and direction, community experience could well discourage further community participation rather than stimulate increased activity in community affairs. In order to fulfill these purposes, the staff of CCS developed several projects in community study and human relations. Their work was carried out according to the interests, needs, and facilities of the participating colleges and communities. The programs of the Center for Community Studies included working with school people, members and affiliates of clubs and other organizations, government workers and officials, lay community leaders, and other community workers in solving problems that required the activation and mobilization of social forces, community interest, and citizen participation. The staff of CCS worked to develop a broader awareness and understanding in communities of individual and community needs. These aims were attained through: classes, workshops and seminars in community organizations during which participants would relate theory to specific problems in their communities; guidance counseling and leadership of specific efforts in a single community or neighborhood to define problems and propose solutions, and act upon them, including work of general and special nature relating to the effective functioning of groups, committees, clubs, associations, etc.; internships in community study and development during which students and others were placed as aids, interns, or in some other position in citizens’ councils or councils of community service so as to work, cooperate and observe; and research to inquire into the processes by which individuals cooperate to solve community problems and broaden their perceptions of community needs.

A key concept of CCS’s approach was the principle of action research developed by Kurt Lewin and his associates as they endeavored to find ways to work effectively toward rational social management and social engineering. Operating on the principles of action research, the Center for Community Studies consisted of three divisions. First, the State University Conference on Community Studies was made up of representatives of each of the eleven state teachers colleges of the State University of New York. This conference helped to formulate CCS policy, stimulated action-research programs on local college campuses, and distributed information about CCS and its activities to other members of their respective faculties. The second division was a five-person executive committee drawn from this Conference whose duties were to screen projects submitted to CCS for support through grants in-aid and to allocate funds to local programs. The Executive Committee also defined issues and problems to present to the Conference for policy decisions. The third was the staff of CCS whose function was to coordinate the program, provide consultant services, administer the research fund, and help the local college communities interpret the program to their colleges. The staff also engaged in research at the colleges and helped the local communities prepare their reports for publication and distribution.

According to the undergraduate and graduate bulletins for the State University of New York at Albany, the Center for Community Studies ceased to exist as a separate entity from the School of Education between the fall of 1964 and the spring of 1966. Its programs and research seem to have been absorbed and restructured as an integral part of the School of Education.

Center for Community Studies
Scope and Content Note

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This collection documents the organization, evolution, scope, thinking, activities and programs of the Center for Community Studies over a period of about 25 years. The earliest items contained in this collection date from 1825 and were part of the Census Classification Project for Albany, New York, but continuous records for the CCS itself start at its inception in 1950 and continue to the apparent date of its disbanding. There are also some records, mostly memos and letters, that postdate the apparent discontinuation of CCS that run up to 1976. Major collectors of records appear to be professors William E. Vickery and Donald Van Cleve.

Topics which are extensively documented in this collection include action research projects, extensive course materials, the Three Wishes Project, the development of educational television, the New York State Citizens’ Council, the Poliomyelitis Project of 1956, in-school testing materials, student and faculty questionnaires, materials on different areas in which CCS was of service to the wider community, student papers, the Study of Opinions on Medicine and Child Health of 1956, the University-Community Cooperation Project and materials on workshops given by CCS. Also contained in this collection are photocopies of street maps of Albany, New York from the 1800s and early 1900s.

Several collections in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives provide further information on education and policy issues that were of concern to the faculty, staff and students of the Center for Community Studies. For complete listings of related collections, consult the subject guides for University at Albany, SUNY Administrative Records and Education. Of particular note are the records of the Capital Area School Development Association (APAP-065) and the School of Education (UA-650).

Center for Community Studies
Series Description

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Series 1: Administrative Files, 1950-1976, 1 cubic ft., Arranged alphabetically.

This series consists of materials relating directly to the operations of the Center for Community Studies and to some of its faculty and staff. The series includes: the records of the activities and programs committees; minutes of the American Red Cross, Albany, New York chapter; Board of Directors of the Council of Community Services; the Inter-group Relations Committee; the Siesta Symposium of 1966; the Subcommittee of the New York State Citizens' Council Field Committee; the Superintendents' Advisory Committee; records pertaining to faculty and staff meetings; alumni; personnel; and recruitment strategies. Other items found in this series include budget materials, Executive Committee meetings, expense accounts, grants, memoranda, and records concerning the Temporary Committee on Graduate Admissions.

Series 2: Activities and Programs, 1825-1976, 12 cubic ft., Arranged alphabetically.

This series contains materials relating directly to the activities and programs of the Center for Community Studies. Topics of interest include action research projects, extensive course materials, the Three Wishes Project, the development of educational television, the New York State Citizens' Council, the Poliomyelitis Project of 1956, in-school testing materials, student and faculty questionnaires and study notes, materials on different areas in which CCS was of service to the wider community, student papers and projects, the Study of Opinions on Medicine and Child Health of 1956, the University-Community Cooperation Project, and materials on workshops given by CCS. This series is restricted due to the inclusion of student material. Consult a member of the Department of Special Collections and Archives' staff for further details.

Series 3: Publications, 1946-1968, 1.2 cubic ft., Arranged alphabetically.

This series includes newsletters, reports, and studies published both by the Center for Community Studies and other organizations. Newsletters include the Center for Community Studies' Education Newsletter and the State University College of Albany's Faculty Bulletin of Information (F.B.I.). This series also includes articles, surveys and publications on prisons (such as Sing Sing), and segregation.

Center for Community Studies
Box and Folder List

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Series 1: Administrative Files, 1950-1976

Box 1

1. Addresses, undated
2. Admissions, 1964
3. Advisory Committee, 1952-1962
4. Advisory Committee on Social Work Administration, 1963-1964
5. Advisory Group of School Superintendents, 1963
6. Albany Community Chest, Panel II, Report to Budget Committee, 1958
7. Alphabetical List of Agencies, undated
8. Alumni, 1966
9. American Red Cross, Albany County Chapter, Minutes, undated
10. Annual Report, Committee on Intergroup Relations, 1950-51
11. Annual Report of the Director, 1951
12. Annual Report of the Director, Preliminary Form, 1951
13. Annual Report of the Director, 1952
14. Annual Research Convocation, 1962
15. Awards, 1975
16. Bibliography, Community Studies, undated
17. Board of Directors, Council of Community Services, Minutes, 1955-1958
18. Budget, 1952-1954
19. Campus Academic Plan, undated
20. Classification System, undated
21. Committee for May Dinner, 1951-1952
22. Committee on Administration, 1951
23. Committee on Advanced Programs, 1976
24. Committee on Advanced Studies in Education, 1966
25. Committee on Doctoral Programs in Education, 1960-1654
26. Committee on Intergroup Relations 1952-54
27. Committee Reports, Westport Conference, 1951
28. Cooperation with Social Science Division, 1964
29. Department of Education, 1956
30. Department of Foundations of Education, 1966-1967
31. Directory, School of Education, Department of Educational Administration, 1965
32. Dissertation Seminar Committee, 1963-1964
33. Executive Committee Meetings, 1952-1953
34. Expense Accounts, Center for Community Studies, 1952-1954
35. Faculties Association, 1962
36. Faculty Meetings, 1964-1966
37. Faculty Meetings, Educational Administration, 1962-1966
38. Faculty, School of Education, 1964
39. Graduate Academic Council, 1964-1967
40. Graduate Sequence Committee, 1962
41. Grants, 1963
42. Guidelines for Certification, undated
43. History and Mission, 1953
44. Intergroup Relations Committee, Minutes, 1951
45. Memoranda, 1964-73
46. New York State Association of Councils and Chests, Business Meeting, Minutes, 1957
47. New York State Citizen’s Council Field Committee, Sub-committee of, Minutes, 1955
48. Nominating Committee, Report, 1958
49. Personnel, 1966-1967
50. Personnel, Inactive, 1950-1951
51. Policy and Procedures on Continuing Appointments, 1972
52. Problems Census Committee, 1950-1951
53. Recruitment, 1964-1965, undated
54. Siesta Symptoms, Minutes, 1966
55. Staff Meetings, 1951-1952
56. State University Committee on Community Studies, 1956
57. Subcommittee on Organization and Homemaker Study Committee, 1956
58. Superintendent’s Advisory Committee and the Faculty in Educational Administration, Minutes, 1963
59. Temporary Committee on Graduate Admissions, 1973
60. Vita, Professor Morris Berger, 1956

Box 14

1. Advisory Committee Meetings, 1952
2. Annual Report of the Center for Community Studies, 1951-1952
3. Staff Meetings, 1952

Center for Community Studies
Box and Folder List

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Series 2: Activities and Programs, 1825-1976

Box 1 (continued)

61. Abrams, Charles, Chapter 2: "Implications of the Studies," undated
62. Academic Freedom, 1952-1954
63. Action for Cultural Enrichment Project, undated
64. Action Research, Brockport State Teachers College, 1951
65. Action Research, Buffalo State Teachers College, 1951-1952
66. Action Research, Fredonia State Teachers College, 1951-1953
67. Action Research, Geneseo State Teachers College, 1952-1953
68. Action Research, Oneonta State Teachers College, 1951
69. Action Research, State Teachers College Oswego, 1951
70. The ADA Craig Walker Award, undated
71. Student, SOC 110: Intergroup Relations, 1951
72. Albany AAUP, 1963-1964
73. Albany Adult Education Department, 1953
74. Albany Council of Community Services, undated
75. Albany Community Chest Project, 1948-1951
76. Albany Community Project, undated
77. Albany County Department of Health, Annual Report, 1953
78. Albany Neighborhood Study, 1954

Box 2

1. Student, SOC 110: Intergroup Relations, 1952
2. Student, Student Report, 1951
3. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1952
4. American Cyanamid Company, 1951
5. Analysis of Three Wishes Project, 1952
6. Annual Curriculum Conference for School Administrations, undated
7. The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1953
8. Student, 1951
9. Bard, B, “Guide for Future Teachers,” New York Post, February 27, 1961
10. Student, "An Analysis of the Heavenly City of the Eighteenth Century Philosphers," undated
11. Student, "Friedrich Froebel," 1976
12. Student, "The Theory of Michael De Montaigne," 1976
13. Student, SOC 408 Final Exam, 1961
14. Berger, M.I., "School and Society," 1957
15. Student, "School Taxes and Public Relations," 1952
16. Student, Education 317 Report, 1951
17. Bibliographies, 1953-1954
18. Bibliography for Local History, 1952-1953
19. Book Fair, undated
20. Books on Reserve, 1949
21. Student,, "Television as a Medium of Education and Its Role in Educational Public Relations," 1952
22. The Brockport Delinquency Conference, 1955
23. Brown School, Student Subjects, undated
24. Brubacher, John S., "A Proposal for Judging What Is and What Is Not Progressive Education," 1956, undated
25. Student, Education 301A: Philosophy of Education, 1957
26. Bureau for Intercultural Education, 1950-1952
27. Student, Student Project, 1976
28. Cali, A.J., Some Observations Concerning the School Administration and Public Problems in the Sixties, 1960
29. Student, Project and Exam, 1961
30. Camp Rising Sun, Louis A. Jonas Foundation, 1950-1952
31. Campo, Anthony, SOC 408 Final Exam, 1961
32. Capital Area School Boards Institute, undated
33. Capital Area School Development Association, 1955-1956
34. Capital Area School Development Association, Human Relations through English Group, 1952
35. Capital Area School Development Association, Workshop, 1951
36. The Case for Modern Man, 1963-1965
37. Student, Educational Philosophy 601, 1976
38. Center for Intergroup Education, the University of Chicago, 1949
39. Central New York School Study Council, 1964
40. Childs, John L., "John Dewey and Education," undated
41. The Citizens Advisory Committee on Housing, Research Report No. 1, 1953
42. Citizens Committee for Albany Public Schools, 1953
43. Student, SOC 110: Intergroup Relations, 1951
44. Clark, Norman, Director of Clinton Square Neighborhood House, 1951
45. Student, Education 317, 1951
46. Code Sheet Project X Stencil, undated
47. Student, "An Exploratory Study of the Status of Hierarchy of Selected High School Occupations," 1963
48. Student, SOC 110: Intergroup Relations, 1951
49. The College Study in Intergroup Relations by Lloyd Allen Cook, 1946
50. Collegiate Association for Development of Educational Administration in New York State (CADEA), 1962-1964
51. Colloquia, 1976
52. Student, Education 317, 1951
53. Community Analysis, 1962-1967
54. Community Colleges and Institutes, State University of New York, undated
55. Community Leadership and Development, 1952-1954
56. Community Legal Rights Foundation, Inc., 1972
57. Community Research, 1962
58. Community Resources for Education, 1952-1953
59. Community Studies, 1953-1957
60. Community Study Core Report, 1963-1964
61. Community Study and Development, undated
62. Comparative Education Society, 1968
63. Comparative Education Society, 1968
64. Conference on College-Community Relations, 1953
65. Conference on General Education, Cortland, 1951
66. Conversation in the Disciplines, 1967
67. Cornell University Extension Division, 1952-1953
68. Correspondence, 1950-1951
69. Correspondence, 1950-1951
70. Correspondence, 1951-1958

Box 3

1. Correspondence, 1951-1958
2. Correspondence, 1952-1958
3. Correspondence, 1956-1957
4. Correspondence, 1952-1976
5. Correspondence, 1958-1959
6. Correspondence, 1962
7. Cortland State Teachers College, 1951-1952
8. Costello, Thomas, undated
9. Council for Administrative Leadership, 1963
10. Council of Community Services Projects, 1950-1953
11. Council of Jewish Women, 1952
12. The Council of Educational Needs, 1957-1958
13. Counselor Personality, undated
14. Courses 1938, undated
15. Courses, 1945-1957
16. Courses, 1950-1952
17. Courses, 1950-1952
18. Courses, 1950-1952
19. Courses, 1950-1952
20. Courses, 1951-1966
21. Courses, 1952-1953
22. Courses, 1954
23. Courses, 1956-1957, undated
24. Courses, 1958
25. Courses, 1958
26. Courses, 1959-1961
27. Courses, 1961-1962

Box 4

1. Courses, 1961-1965
2. Courses, 1963-1966
3. Courses, 1964-1967
4. Courses, 1966
5. Courses, 1966
6. Courses, 1966-1971
7. Courses, 1969-1970
8. Courses, 1972-1974
9. Courses, undated
10. Courses, undated
11. Courses, Sociology Problems, 1963-1965
12. Student, Paper, undated
13. Student, Education Philosophy 601, 1976
14. Cummings, E.E., The Cambridge Ladies, undated
15. Curriculum Conference, February 12, 1963
16. Davis, Herbert, 1951
17. Davis, John A., “Negro Employment: a Process Report,” Fortune, July 1952
18. Day, E.D., Education for Freedom and Responsibility, 1952
19. Definition of the Field of Community Studies, 1952
20. Department of Education, 1951-1953
21. A Descriptive Analysis of Amsterdam, New York, 1963
22. A Descriptive Analysis of Amsterdam, New York, 1963 (folder2)
23. Developments in Education in the 1960s, 1960-1962
24. Disney, M., M. Reiss, and B. Sherman, "The Community-Centered School," 1952
25. Dissertation Abstracts, 1956
26. Dissertation for the Years, 1959-1963
27. Dissertation Requirements, and Procedures, in Educational Administration, 1963
28. Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Student, 1960-1965

Box 5

1. Doctors of Education Program, 1964-1967
2. Doctoral Program, 1963-1967
3. Donley, D.T., The Administrator and Communication, 1960
4. Student, 1951
5. Student, 1956
6. Student, 1957
7. East Greenbush Adult Education Department, undated
8. East Greenbush School Registration, 1951-1952
9. Eastern New York Regional TEPS Conference, 1963
10. Education Department Committee Reports, 1951-1952
11. Education 20 Committee, 1951-1952
12. Education-Industry Cooperation, 1952
13. Education Programs, undated
14. Education Questions and Statements, undated
15. Educational Administrative, 1961-1963
16. Educational Administrative, 1961-1963
17. Educational Administrative, 1962-1966
18. Educational Alliance, 1953-1954
19. Student, 1951
20. Student, Transfer of Training, undated
21. Ethnics and Issues Facing Teachers, 1952-1954
22. Evaluation of Wallingford Schools, Connecticut State Department of Education, undated
23. The Exploratory Group for the Center for Community Studies, 1950
24. The Exploratory Group for the Center for Community Studies, 1950
25. Faculty Questionnaire Analyses, 1950
26. Student, 1951
27. Student, 1951
28. Student, 1965
29. The Ford Foundation Teacher Education Proposal to Arkansas, 1952
30. Foreign Policy Association, 1951-1952
31. Foundation of Education Department, 1974-1975
32. Student, Culture and Personality the Psychosocial Approach to a Democratic Social Order, undated
33. Student, Educational Leadership and Administrative Competencies, undated
34. Student, 1951
35. Fredonia Project, 1952
36. Student, 1963
37. Fundraising Information, undated
38. Student, 1951
39. Student, 1951
40. Geneseo Project, 1952
41. Student, Soc. 408, 1961
42. Get out the Vote Campaign, 1952
43. Gloversville Workshop, 1953-1954
44. Student, 1976
45. Guide for Students: Handbook of Procedures Followed in the Programs of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration, 1962

Box 6

1. Hadlock, R., 1957
2. Harpur College, 1951
3. Healthcare and Hospitals, Photographs, 1955
4. Health and Dental Hygiene, Photographs, 1955
5. High School Diplomas in New York State, 1958
6. Hillz Knowlton Resources Directory, undated
7. Hillsdale Center, Future Plans, 1957
8. Historical Materials, 1910-1922
9. History of Education Society, 1969
10. Holliday, Al, 1965
11. Humanities Seminar for School Administrators: Loyalty, 1964-1965
12. Huntington, Edward F., undated
13. Individual, Community and Symbolism, undated
14. Industrial and Labor Relations Conference at Cornell, 1951
15. Inglis, Robert D., 1957
16. Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at New York City, Brooklyn Institute, 1951
17. Institute on Community Leadership, 9th Annual, 1953
18. Intergroup Studies Projects, 1946
20. Interim Report of the Director Center for Community Studies, New York State College for Teachers, 1950-1951
21. Intermountain Indian School, Utah, 1952-1953
22. Interracial Council, Albany, 1951-1952
23. Is My Educational Philosophy Conservative or Progressive? 1951-1952
24. Student, Building Better Relations with Business, 1952
25. Jackman, William M., 1957
26. Jeffers, Verne, "Projecting Pupulation Trends in a School District," 1961
27. Jewish Community Center, 1950-1951
28. Junior Red Cross, 1953-1954
29. Keir, Charles W., 1965
30. Kelley, Robert, 1965
31. Kenwood Mills Project, 1951
32. Kimball, Kenneth R., 1961
33. Kingston Public Schools Second Mid-year Conference, 1951
34. Kohn, Elizabeth Bell, 1957
35. Lake Placid Conference, 1952
36. Language Center Project, undated
37. Lansingburg Conference, 1951
38. Student, 1951
39. Student, 1964
40. Leaders Conferences, 1954
41. Leadership Training Conference, 1955
42. Leigh, Edward, 1951
43. Leonard, Gregory, 1976
44. Liaison Group to Programs of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration, undated
45. Student, 1957
46. Log Education 317, 1950-1951
47. Log Sociology 110, 1950-1951
48. Logs, 1952
49. Student, 1975
50. Student, 1971
51. Student, 1976
52. Student, 1976
53. Student, undated
54. Student, "Sydney Smith: A Study of His Writings on Education," undated
55. Student, "Sydney Smith: A Study of His Writings on Education," undated
56. Student, Notebook, 1964-1965
57. Student,, undated
58. Memoranda, 1964
59. Middle Atlantic States Philosophy of Education Conference, 1952
60. Student, 1954
61. Student, Research Project, 1956
62. Moral Aspects of Education, undated
63. Moral Education, undated
64. Student, 1976
65. Musella, Donald, "Open-Closedmindedness as a Factor in the Rating of Teachers by Administrators," 1964
66. The National Conference of Christian and Jews, 1950-1953
67. National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration, 1963
68. National Council for the Social Studies, undated
69. National School Public Relations Association, 1983
70. The Nature and Sources of Educational Objectives, 1938
71. NDEA, 1966-1968
72. Neighborhood Studies, 1951-1953
73. New Berlin Central School Project, 1951-1952
74. New Paltz Action Research, 1952-1953
75. News Clippings, 1949-1953
76. New York State Association of Councils and Chests, 1958
77. New York State Citizen’s Councils, 1952-1953
78. Niles, Paula, " Philosophy of Education," 1976

Box 7

1. Notes, 1948
2. Notes, 1962-1964
3. Notes, undated
4. Notes, undated
5. Notes, undated
6. Notes, undated
7. Notes, Americanization, undated
8. Notes, Americanization, undated
9. Notes, Americanization, undated
10. Notes, Americanization, undated
11. Notes, East Side of New York, undated
12. Notes, Educational History, undated
13. Notes, Educational History, undated
14. Notes, Honors Programs, 1961
15. Notes, Immigrants, undated
16. Notes, Immigrants, undated
17. Notes, Social Aspects of Education, undated
18. Off Campus Student Teaching, 1953
19. Student, undated
20. Student, 1951
21. Papers, Islam, 1972
22. Partial Bibliography for “Community, Society, and the Schools,” undated
23. Philip Livingston Project, 1954-1955
24. Student, 1951
25. Phinney, J.T., 1964
26. Photosgraphs, undated
27. PICT, 1967
28. Student, 1976
29. Plan for Research and Writing Project to Take Place during the Six-Week Summer Session, 1952
30. Plattsburgh State Teachers College, 1951-1952
31. Pollak, Peter, The Intercollegiate Socialist Society, Student, undated

Box 8

1. Poliomylitis Vaccine Project, 1956
2. Poliomylitis Vaccine Project, 1956
3. Poliomylitis Vaccine Project, 1956
4. Poliomylitis Vaccine Project, 1956
5. Poliomylitis Vaccine Project, 1956
6. Potsdam State Teachers College, undated
7. Preliminary Report of the Committee Appointed by the Council of Community Services, 1955
8. Preliminary Report on the TV Course Geography 4, 1956-1957
9. Present Status and Future Plans for the Center for Community Studies, 1951-1953
10. President’s Conference at Fredonia, 1951
11. Principalship Specialization, 1963
12. Programs of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration, 1963
13. Proposal of a Cooperative Research Foundation of the State University of New York, 1953
14. Progress Report of the Center for Community Studies, 1954-1955
15. Proposal for a Conference on Community Studies and Intergroup Relations, 1953
16. Public Opinion Study, undated
17. Public Relations, Photographs, 1955
18. Public Services of the Units of the State University, 1954
19. Publicity, 1950-1953
20. A Proposed Project to Improve Instruction in the Early College Years, 1965
21. Student, 1951
22. Recreational Needs of the Arbor Hill Clinton Square Area, 1952
23. Regents in New York State, 1956
24. Religious Study, 1952
25. Report of Amsterdam Meeting, 1962
26. Report Casework Committee, 1950
27. Report of the Conference of Representatives of the New York State Teachers College on Grants-in-Aid, 1951
28. Report of the Graduate Council, 1964
29. Report of the Meeting of the State University Committee on Community Studies, 1956
30. Report of the Planning Conference on Community and Intergroup Relations in Teachers Education, 1951
31. Report on the Conduct and Utilization of TV Geography 4, undated
32. Report on Cortland Conference, Original Notes and Copies, 1951
33. Report on Doctoral Colloquium, January 17, 1963
34. Report on the Present Status of the Center for Community Studies and Recommendations, 1953
35. Report on Proposed Graduate Programs in History and Philosophy of Education, undated
36. Report on the Task Force of Institution, undated
37. Revised Rating Scale for Advanced Program Students, 1961
38. Student, Dissertation Proposal, 1966
39. Student, Philosophy of Education 601, 1976
40. Saint Adalbert’s School, undated
41. Saint John the Evangelist School, undated
42. Saint Luke's School, undated
43. Saint Luke's School, undated
44. Saint Mary's School, undated
45. Student,, Education 317, Student Report, 1951
46. Student, Student Project, 1957
47. San Jose Program, Developing the Content of the, Chapter 5, undated
48. Schedule for Analysis of Community Action Programs, undated
49. Schedules, 1958-1976

Box 9

1. Scheible, Mary, 1951
2. The School Administrator and Public Problems in the 60s, undated
3. School of Education Curriculum Committee, 1972
4. School Public Relations, 1948-1951
5. School Taxations, 1950
6. Schools and Institutions, 1955
7. Second Annual First Year Teacher’s Clink, 1952
8. Second Cortland Conference, June 1952
9. Second Eastern College Conference on Functional Education, 1953
10. Secondary School Curriculum in New York State, 1959-1960
11. Service Organizations Report, 1951-1956 Albany
12. Services to Art and Culture, Photographs, 1955
13. Services to Farmers, Photographs, 1953-1955
14. Services to Forestry, Photographs, 1955
15. Services to the Home, Photographs, 1953
16. Services to Industry, Photographs, undated
17. Services to Schools, Photographs, 1955
10. Services to Television and Radio, Photographs, 1953-1954
11. Setauket Project, 1953
12. Sherman, Arnold, 1973
13. Student, Dissertation Proposal, 1965
14. Student, Education 201, 1951
15. Smith, C.Curien, New Wine in Old Bottles, 1955
16. Student, Student Project, 1957
17. Social Problems and Change, 1967
18. Social Services in Schools, 1957-1964
19. Some Observations and Suggestions by Alfred J. Cali, undated
20. Sovereignty, Situations, and Security, undated
21. Special Education, 1967
22. Special Projects, 1964-1965
23. Speech Therapy Clinic, Photographs, 1955
24. Standing, T.G., 1965-1966
25. Standing, T.G., The Problems of Consensus in the Modern Community, 1962
26. State Carities Aid Associations, 1964
27. State University College for Teachers at Buffalo, undated
28. State University, Rensselaerville Institute Programs, 1961
29. A Statistical Study of the Wallingford School System, September 1946
30. Structural and Functional Change for Cooperation as an Aspect of Complex Organization Adaptation, undated.
31. Student and Academic Conference, 1976
32. Student Community Job Assignments, 1952
33. Student Details, undated
34. Student Details, undated
35. Student Interviews, undated
36. Student Opinion Panel, undated
37. Student Opinion Panel, undated
38. Student Participation in College and Community Activities, 1950

Box 10

1. Student Questionnaires, 1947
2. Student Questionnaires, 1947
3. Student Questionnaires, 1951
4. Student Questionnaires, 1951
5. Student Questionnaires, 1951
6. Student Questionnaires, undated
7. Student Questionnaires, undated
8. Student Questionnaires, undated
9. Student Questionnaires, undated
10. Student Questionnaires, undated
11. Student Questionnaires, undated
12. Student Questionnaires, undated
13. Student Questionnaires, undated
14. Student Questionnaires, undated

Box 11

1. Student Questionnaires, undated
2. Student Questionnaires, undated
3. Student Questionnaires, undated
4. Student Questionnaires, undated
5. Student Questionnaires, undated
6. Student Questionnaires, undated
7. Student Questionnaires, undated
8. Student Questionnaires, undated
9. Student Questionnaires, undated
10. “A Study of the Community Aspirations of Amsterdam, New York,” 1964
11. Study of Opinion on Medicine and Child Health, 1956-1957
12. Study of Opinion on Medicine and Child Health, 1956-1957
13. Study of Opinion on Medicine and Child Health, 1956-1957
14. Supplementary Information on Assistantships and Fellowships, undated
15. Surveys, Students, 1954-1961
16. Swimming Surveys, 1962
17. Swire, Leslie, Educational Philosophy, 1976
18. Syracuse University Students Development Test, 1946
19. Teacher In-service Education Inventory, undated
20. Teaching Internship, 1964
21. Temporary Shelter and Detention Care of Children in Albany and Rensselaer Counties, 1953-1954
22. Term Papers, Students, 1952-1953
23. Testing Materials, 1951
24. Third Annual Curriculum Conference for School Administrators: The Disaffected Child, 1964
25. Student, 1952
26. Trends in High School Subjects, 1948-1949
27. Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, 1963
28. Student, 1976
29. The University Certificate, undated
30. University Community Cooperation Project, 1949-1953
31. University Community Cooperation Project, 1950-1955
32. University Community Cooperation Project, 1950-1955

Box 12

1. The University of the State of New York, Education Department, 1962
2. Van Cleve, Donald, 1951-1973
3. Van Cleve, Donald, 1954-1975
4. Van Cleve, Donald, 1960-1962
5. Van Cleve, Donald, 1962-1965
6. Van Cleve, Donald, 1965-1970
7. Van Corlaer School, undated
8. Vaughn, Harold A. Jr. 1951
9. Vassar Summer Institute “What Can Communities Do?” 1952
10. Student, Educational Philosophy 601, 1976
11. What is the Nature of the Problem Facing our Communities, undated
12. Wick, Rollo E., Correspondence, 1951
13. Student, Dissertation Proposal, 1964
14. Woodlawn School, undated
15. Woodlawn School, undated
16. Workshop Plans, 1951
17. Workshops, 1952
18. Workshops, 1952
19. Wynne, John P., Philosophies of Educations, undated
20. Yates School, undated
21. Yates School, undated
22. Student, 1951
23. Zoller School , undated
24. Zoller School , undated

Box 14 (continued)

4. Courses, 1951-1953
5. Census Classification Project, 1825-1890
6. Students, The Community Centered School, 1952
7. Geneseo-Cortland Conference, 1951-1952
8. High School Student Logs, 1937-1939
9. Illich, Ivan, Why We Must Abolish Schooling, undated
10. The Immigrant and the Public School, undated
11. The Immigrant and the Public School, undated
12. The Immigrant and the Public School, undated
13. New York College for Teachers Student Participation Study, 1954
14. Projective Devices, 1952
15. Public Opinion Polls, 1953
16. Research, 1951
17. Student Questionnaires, 1935-1938
18. Student Questionnaires, 1937
19. Student Questionnaires, 1937
20. Student Questionnaires, 1938
21. Student Questionnaires, 1938
22. Student Questionnaires, 1939
23. Student Questionnaires, 1939
24. Student Questionnaires, 1939
25. Student Questionnaires, 1940
26. Student Questionnaires, March 20, 1952

Box 15

1. Survey of High School Student Activities, 1952
2. Surveys on Social Agencies, undated

Oversize Folder
Census Classification Project, Photograph Map of the City of Albany, 1825

Center for Community Studies
Box and Folder List

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Series 3: Publications, 1940-1968

Box 13

1. The ABC’s of Local School Districts in New York State, 1960
2. The Academically Talented: Problems and Programs, 1961
3. Alpenfels, Ethel J., Sense & Nonsense About Race, New York, 1946
4. Alpenfels, Ethel and W.M. Krogman, Race Against Time: An Introductory Anthropology for Young, undated
5. American Unity: To Secure These Rights, 1947
6. America’s Tenth Man, Southern Regional Council, 1947
7. Amsterdam Survey, undated
8. Bienstok, Theodore, and William C. Sayres, Problems of Secondary Education in International Perspectives, February 1959
9. Center for Community Studies, Newsletter, 1952
10. Charting Intercultural Education, 1954-1955
11. Cole, Stewart G., and Helen G. Troger, How Can Majority and Minority Groups Contribute to Democracy? Democratic Discussions No. 10, 1943-1944
12. College-Community Relationships in New York State, 1953
13. Community, 1958
14. Coolidge,Calvin, Address by the President (1925), Jewish Contributions to American Democracy, 1940
15. Education Newsletter, 1951-1953
16. Faculty Bulletin of Information, 1952
17. Fielder, Miriam Foster, “A Study of the Socio-Economic Status of a Group of Public School Children with Hearing Defects,” Child Development 22.3, September 1951
18. Fielder, Miriam Foster, “Teachers’ Problems with Hard of Hearing Children,” Journal of Educational Research, April 1949
19. Fellowship House, Extinguish Hatred, Philadelphia, undated
20. Formation of Educational Policies: A Comparative Analysis, 1968
21. Grier, Eunice, and George, Race Relations in the Albany-Troy Area: A Profile for 1957, November 1957
22. Halsey, Margaret, Some of My Best Friends are Soldiers, New York, 1944
23. Hightower, Estelle, Race Relations in the South, New York, 1942
24. Horner, Harlan H., Education in New York State, 1784-1954, 1954
25. Improving InterGroup Relations in School and Community Life, 1946
26. Intercultural Education through the Social Studies, 1945
27. Johnson, Eric A., Intolerance, New York City, 1947
28. The July 1953 Prophylaxis Program for Poliomyelitis in Chemung Audsteuben Counties, 1954
29. McEntire, Davis, and Robert B. Powers, A Guide to Race Relations For Police Officers, Police Training Bulletin, Department of Justice, State of California, 1947
30. Members of the Staff of Junior High School 47, “A New Approach To The Education of Two and Three Year Old Deaf Children,” Volta Review, May and June 1949
31. Nelson, Robert L., The Negro in Athletics, New York, 1940
32. Nelson, Rose K., and Dorothy L. Cole, The Negro’s Contribution to Music in America, New York, 1941
33. Newsletter from the State University of New York, 1952
34. Preparing the Offender in the Institutions of the New York State Department of Corrections, 1954
35. The Problem of Violence, undated
36. Sing Sing Prison, 1953
37. State Education Department, 1952
38. A Survey of the Humanagement of a Public School System, 1949
39. Survey Graphic: Segregation, 1947
40. Vickery, William E., and Morris Edward Opler, “A Redefinition of Prejudice for Purposes of Social Science Research,” Human Relations 1.4, 1948

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