Records of the musical instrument retail business in Syracuse, New York; founded in 1889. Correspondence (1889-1960); memoranda (1921-1960); and merchandising and financial records (1894-1960), including bank statements, inventories, ledgers, price lists and catalogs, repairs records, and marketing information.
Records include Board of Directors’ minutes, agendas, memoranda, and reports; by-laws and articles of incorporation; committee files; conference programs; correspondence; drafts; newsletters, brochures and directories; and resolutions. Included are records from the Galaxy Conference (1969) and Wingspread Conference (1976); records of the Adult Education Action Council; and materials from UNESCO and the International Council for Adult Education, of which the Coalition is a founding member. Organizations represented include the Adult Education Association, Adult Student Personnel Association, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, American Society for Training and Development, Association of University Evening Colleges, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, National Association of Public Continuing and Adult Education, National University Extension Association, and United States Association of Evening Students. Correspondents include Leonard P. Aries, Ray J. Ast, Alexander N. Charters, James R. Dorland, Norman D. Kurland, Charles J. Longacre, Constance J. McQueen, David Puddington, Yvonne K. Rappaport, Fran M. Spinelli, Hamilton Stillwell, Clarence H. Thompson, Willard L. Thompson, and Sandra Timmerman.
Records and papers of the adult education and literacy organization. Collection includes conference planning and programs, minutes, published material, newsletters, membership directories, policies and procedures, bylaws, treasurer's reports, strategic planning files, historian reports, more.
Originally the Department of Speech and Dramatic Art, it encompassed the disciplines of Dramatic Art; Rhetoric and Public Address; Radio, Television and Film; and Speech Pathology and Audiology. The Department is responsible for the operation of the State University Theatre, is closely affiliated with the Northeastern New York Speech Center, and is the sponsor of a number of course-related student organizations
Papers of the American broadcast and print journalist. Collection includes correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1934-1966); ms. drafts, scripts and research files for radio broadcasts (1937-1966); personal files, which include awards, clippings, itineraries, photographs, scrapbooks (1920-1966); films, sound recordings, and audio tapes used in broadcasts; and material related to his syndicated column. Correspondents include Bernard Baruch, John W. Bricker, Harry Cain, Thomas E. Dewey, Paul G. Hoffman, J. Edgar Hoover, H.L. Hunt, Lee Keedick, Adolphe Menjou, Eddie Rickenbacker, Ralph W. Sockman, John Roy Steelman, Lewis L. Strauss, Herbert Bayard Swope, Stuart Symington, Joseph P. Tumulty, Arthur H. Vandenberg, and Burton K. Wheeler.
Hunsaker was involved in adult education for over sixty years. Papers include brochures, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, reports, speeches, audiorecordings of interviews, and materials related to Hunsaker's thesis. Best represented are the dissertation materials, his international activities with World Education, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNESCO, and his activities related to professional conferences and seminars. Of interest are the papers related to his China and Middle East tours. Significant correspondents include Rewi Allen, George E. Davis, Thomas B. Keehn, Paul Sheats, and Hunsaker's family. Among the personal papers are those concerning Hermann H. Field, for whom Hunsaker acted as absentee executor.