Ann Kheel Oral History Collection

Collection Number: 6003 OH

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ann Kheel Oral History Collection, 1966
Collection Number:
6003 OH
Creator:
Kheel, Ann
Quantity:
0.3 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Audiovisual material, oral histories (document genre).
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
This collection includes a VHS copy of "Firing Line Video, Kheel v. Buckley, October 1966" and two copies of the transcript of "In her own words: Ann Sunstein Kheel".
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

This collection includes a VHS copy of "Firing Line Video, Kheel v. Buckley, October 1966" and two copies of the transcript of "In her own words: Ann Sunstein Kheel".
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kheel, Ann S.(Ann Sunstein), 1915-2003

Subjects:
Audio-visual materials

Form and Genre Terms:
Audiovisual material.
Oral histories (document genre).


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 Oral History Collection #6003 OH. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
transcript
Box 1 Folder 2 1966