Guide to the Alan Silver Papers 1934-1987
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The national chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was organized in 1915 to advance academic freedom, shared governance and to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education. The first meeting of the AAUP at Central Washington University was held on October 14, 1954. Regular monthly meetings were held during the academic year to address faculty concerns with administrative decision-making and participative governance. Central Washington Un...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Lienhard Bergel (1905-1987) was born in Silesia, Germany, and emmigrated to the United States in 1931, where he obtained a position as Instructor in the German Department of the New Jersy College for Women. In 1935 he was refused reappointment because, he claimed, his anti-Nazi views conflicted with those of the Department Head, Johannes Friedrich Hauptmann. The matter was investigated by a special committee of Rutger's University in 1935 and again in 1986. Both panels found th...
Alan “Buddy” Silver was born on January 3, 1914 in Rochester, NY. He attended Rutgers University from 1931 to 1935, where he witnessed the Bergel/Hauptmann incident firsthand. During this controversial period in the history of Rutgers University, Lienhard Bergel, a German Professor at the New Jersey College for Women (later to become Douglass College), was removed from his position by German Department Chair Friederich Hauptmann. Though the reason given for his firing was “incompete...
The FBI established this classification when it assumed responsibility for ascertaining the protection capabilities and weaknesses of defense plants. Each plant survey was a separate case file, with the survey, supplemental surveys, and all communications dealing with a plant insofar as plant protection was concerned, filed together. On June 1, 1941, and January 5, 1942, the Navy and Army, respectively, assumed responsibility for surveying defense plants in which they had interests. Thereafter, ...
The Board of Trustees was established by the charter of Queens College in 1766. Members of the Reformed Dutch Church requested the establishment of this college in order to educate and prepare young men for the ministry. The Board of Trustees had the responsibility for the direction of all college activities. Its duties included granting and conferring honorary degrees, nominating and appointing as well as dismissing faculty, nominating and electing new board members, purchasing and...
Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...
An historian of both American politics and New Jersey, Richard Patrick McCormick was born on December 24, 1916 in New York, N.Y. He received his A.B. in 1938 and his A.M. in 1940, both from Rutgers University, and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1948. McCormick began his teaching career as an instructor at the University of Delaware in 1944-1945. At Rutgers University, he went from instructor to professor of history from 1945-1974, served as University Historia...
Arthur Frank Burns (1904-1987) became President Eisenhower's chief economic adviser, serving as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and was given much credit for the 1955 economic miniboom. At the end of Eisenhower's first term in 1956, Burns resigned his official position and returned to his post at Columbia University, but continued to advise Eisenhower on an unofficial basis. During the 1960 presidential campaign, Burns was part of the "Scholars," the academics advising Republic...