bulletins

(left) Curriculum The New School for Social Research 1941 -1942. circa 1941. New School course catalogs; Public Engagement; General. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

(right) New School Bulletin 1944 Spring. 10 Jan 1944. New School course catalogs; Public Engagement; General. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

The photo on the left is the cover photo for the New Schools Spring of 1942 course catalog and on the right is the 1944 school bulletin. In 1942 the school was still called The New School for Social Research, while in ‘44 we see a change- the introduction of The School of Politics and the School of Philosophy and Liberal Arts — the first divisions of the Bachelors Program.

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Above are two images, from pages 13 and 14 of the 1944 New School Bulletin,  describing the division of the school into The School of Politics and School of Philosophy and Liberal Arts.

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Above, labeled number 34 is one of Professor Charles’ Abrams lectures that he gave in 1960. It is called “Unsolved Problems in a Changing World.” This lecture was about land policy, and minorities involving distribution of land. Charles Abrams was an international expert on urban issues, particularly housing, and taught at The New School for over thirty years.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-19 at 7.54.29 PMDescription of the Senior College, from New School Bulletin 1962 Fall Vol. 20 No. 34 Sept 1962. New School course catalogs; Public Engagement; General. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

png;base646ffb890c924c4023This is the 1962 Undergraduate course catalog. The year 1962 was a huge turning point for the New School’s Bachelor degree program because proper majors were established, as well as admission and degree requirements.

New School Bulletin 1962 Summer Vol. 19 No. 20. 7 May 1962. New School course catalogs; Public Engagement; General. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

 

 

 

 

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In the 1962 New School Undergraduate course catalog the politics department was called “Politics and World Affairs.”

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Above is a brief description of who William Ebenstein was.

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Take a look above at the 1962 course catalog. In the middle of the page it describes how a veteran under the G.I. Bill of Rights could pursue a Bachelor’s degree at the New School.

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On the bottom left hand corner and the top right hand corner is a short biography of Professor Charles Abrams.

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The first official description and publication of the New School’s Freshman Year Program, found on page 9 of The New School’s Fall 1972 course catalog.

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(left) Seminar College 1984 -1985 Vol. 42 No. 3. 30 Sept 1984. New School course catalogs; Eugene Lang College. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

(right) Eugene Lang College Catalogue 1985 -1986 Vol. 43 No. 3. 2 Oct 1985. New School course catalogs; Eugene Lang College. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.

The red cover is the last Seminar College bulletin from 1984 and the gray cover is the first official Eugene Lang College bulletin from 1985.

All of the course catalogs have been digitized and can be found online in the Digital Collections of the New School Archives here.