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The Papers of Belle Zeller contains materials from her personal life, as well as her professional life which was richly involved in education, politics and philanthropy. Within this collection, researchers will find a plethora of items including over 150 photographs; awards; hand-written and typed correspondence between colleagues and administrators of Brooklyn College, the New York State Legislature, the Senate and the House of Representatives; numerous publications and scholarly papers; a unique hand-made scrapbook detailing the events of World War I; as well as her personal classroom materials such as her grade books and propaganda advertisements created during World War II. There are two oversize boxes in this collection which include the World War I scrapbook and newspaper clippings, an honorary degree from CUNY (1985), and some propaganda classroom materials. The inclusive dates of this collection range from 1917-1998, and the bulk dates range from 1927-1985.



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