Hans Simons Papers, 1906-1968
- German-born Political Science professor who emigrated to America in 1935, became professor and president for the New School.
- 0.5 cubic ft.
- German , English .
- Preferred citation:
- Preferred citation for this material is as follows: and Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Hans Simons Papers, 1906-1968. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Simons Papers).
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- Scope and Content:
Includes diary, 1935-1937; typescripts of articles and lectures on education and politics, 1919-1963; and offprints.
- Biographical / Historical:
Hans Simons was a German-born political scholar who came to America in 1935 after he was blacklisted by the Nazis. He joined The New School's University in Exile's faculty, and became an American citizen in 1940. Simons was appointed president of The New School in 1945.
- Acquisition information:
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by Gerhard Simons in 1981.1981
The collection has no series, arranged chronologically.
- Processing information:
Processed in 1984 August 27 by Marion Munzer.
- Political Science
Treaty of Versailles (1919)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
Political science -- Study and teaching.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
- Simons, Hans, 1893-1972
Stresemann, Gustav, 1878-1929
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)
University in Exile.