The Ruth Bass Papers consists of 7.3 linear feet of correspondence, notes, annotated documents, academic work, books, promotional material for exhibitions, art criticism, periodicals and photographs (including slides). Documents span from her time as an undergraduate to her professional life in and out of Bronx Community College. Call # LD58.B29 .A87 For access, please set […]
The BCC Marketing and Communication Department Photograph Collection consists of 8.5 linear feet of photographs that chronicle student life, staff and faculty events. This collection conveys an exciting snapshot of campus life. See the finding aid below. For access, please set up an appointment with the Head Archivist, Cynthia Tobar at Cynthia.Tobar@bcc.cuny.edu
Bronx Community College Archives has completed a large-scale digitization project of our Hall of Fame for Great Americans collection to enable faculty and the general public to continue using this landmarked monument as a tool for teaching, learning, and engagement in the Humanities. This project provides a visual history of the Hall of Fame for […]
The BCC Archives has teamed up with the Journal of a Plague Year: An Archive of Covid-19 (JOTPY) to contribute stories on their completely digital archive to collect from communities traditionally underrepresented in historical accounts during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a part of our college, we want to hear your story! You are […]
BCC Archives Partners with Urban Archive The Bronx Community College Archives has teamed up with Urban Archive to make our photo collection available online and promote original works of history by students and faculty. Urban Archive makes thousands of historical photos of New York City publicly accessible on its interactive map. The BCC Archives […]
Founded in 1900, The Hall of Fame was the first memorial of its kind in the country, built to honor prominent Americans with a significant impact on this nation’s history. Despite its significance, the Hall can seem at odds with the vibrant community that surrounds it, a relational disparity between the honorees represented and the very diverse student body now attending Bronx Community College (BCC).
The Bronx Community College Ephemera Collection consists of promotional materials, brochures and general information on scheduled and prospective musical performances and lecture held with Gould Memorial Library, and a small number of studio recordings of Bronx Community College functions. Call # LD5708.B29.E64 For access, please set up an appointment with the Head Archivist, Cynthia […]
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans collection consists of over 84 linear feet of photographs and documents related to the selection, election, and media coverage of individuals represented in the Hall of Fame located at Bronx Community College (BCC).
Call # LD3897.3 .H3 The Hall of American Artists was a series of 22 busts to honor American artists housed within Gould Memorial Library (GML) at the University Heights campus when it was part of New York University (NYU). When NYU sold the campus in 1973, the busts were moved out of GML. The busts […]
The Bronx Community College Center for Sustainable Energy was established in 2003 and was located on campus in Snow Hall. Its mission was to train students for careers in renewable energy research, solar installation technologies, energy efficiency and sustainable design. For access, please set up an appointment with the Head Archivist, Cynthia Tobar at Cynthia.Tobar@bcc.cuny.edu
Call # LD6501.B758 N67 The North Hall and Library Collection consists of photographs, posters, and architectural plans collected by Professor David Koenigstein which document the construction of the North Hall and Library building on the campus of Bronx Community College from 2008 until its completion in 2012. The collection includes architectural plans submitted before construction […]
Dr. Carolyn Grubbs Williams is the first female to serve as the leader of the Bronx Community College of The City University of New York. She was named its sixth president in June 1996. The Carolyn G. Williams collection consists of awards, citations, and gifts given to Dr. Williams during her tenure as President of Los Angeles Southwest College (1992-1996) and President of Bronx Community College (1996-2011). Several of the objects pertain to Dr. Williams’ involvement in organizations such as the National Council on Black American Affairs and the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges.