News from the Bank Street College Archives

Lillian Weber, photograph by Stan Chu, n.d.

The College Archives is pleased to announce the opening of three newly processed collections; the papers of Lillian Weber, Elaine Wickens and Selma Sapir.

Lillian Weber, a prominent Bank Street College alumna, was the founder of City College Workshop Center for Open Education and author of The English Infant School and Informal Education. Her papers contain materials generated and assembled by Weber over the course of her academic and professional life.  The papers of faculty members Selma Sapir, founder of Bank Street’s Learning Lab and learning disability specialist, and Elaine Wickens, whose collection of slides and photographs document the history of events at Bank Street and projects beyond its walls for more than forty years, have also been processed and are available to researchers. Guides to the three collections are available on the Bank Street College Archives website, http://bankstreet.edu/archives/.

This project was made possible in part by a grant from the Documentary Heritage Program of the New York State Archives, a program of the State Education Department.  For additional information, please contact Lindsey, our very own Archivist & Special Collections Librarian at lwyckoff@bankstreet.edu.

Reference librarian at Bank Street College Library.

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