Ann Kheel Collection of Audio-Visual Materials

Collection Number: 6003 AV

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ann Kheel Collection of Audio-Visual Materials,
Collection Number:
6003 AV
Creator:
Kheel, Ann
Quantity:
0.25 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Audiovisual material, sound recordings.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection consists of 6 phonograph records.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Ann Sunstein Kheel was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell University, Class of 1936. She was the beloved wife of Theodore W. Kheel, a nationally prominent arbitrator and mediator.
Ann Kheel was a journalist and government information specialist who was influential in civic and charitable affairs in New York. She was chairwoman of the State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commission for the City of New York between 1977-86. She also served the New York Urban League as the secretary of its Board for twenty-five years, beginning in the mid-1960's and was the founder of its annual Frederick Douglass Awards Dinner (which raised millions of dollars over the twenty-five years she ran it and is still an annual event). Over the years, she served as a trustee of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as well as the Rainforest Alliance and in various capacities, on panels and boards of a number of charitable and local governmental boards. She also served on the Advisory Board of the Catherwood Library, the parent institution of the Kheel Center.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Recordings include: Abe Lincoln/Joe Hill ; Swing Tac/Picket-Line Priscilla, these two are in their album cover/book titled High Button Shoes ; Saints & Sinners by Michael Quill; Kheel Center has three albums with parts 1-6 ; Tex and Jinx - Ted Kheel from Ghana.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hill, Joe
Kheel, Ann S. (Ann Sunstein), 1915-2003
Kheel, Theodore Woodrow , 1914- 2010
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Quill, Michael

Subjects:
Working class

Form and Genre Terms:
Audiovisual material.
Sound recordings.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Ann Kheel Collection of Audio-Visual Materials #6003 AV. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6003 MB: Ann Kheel Collection of Memorabilia
6003 P: Ann Kheel Collection of Photographs
6003 OH: Ann Kheel Oral History Collection
6025 OH: Oral History Interview with Ann Kheel

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Box 1 Item 1
2 LPs and Cover - housed in Artificial collection 6349 AV, box no. 1 --- 515--103--e--5--c
Box 1 Item 2
3 LPs -- housed in Artificial collection 6349 AV, box 1 -- 515--103-e--5--c
Box 1 Item 3
1 LP -- housed in Artificial collection 6349 AV, box 1 -- 515--103-e--5--c