Oral History Interview with Ann Kheel

Collection Number: 6025 OH

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Oral History Interview with Ann Kheel, 1996
Collection Number:
6025 OH
Creator:
Kheel, Ann
Quantity:
0.7 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Audiovisual materials, audio cassette tapes, CDs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kheel, Ann Sunstein, 1915-2003

Form and Genre Terms:
Audiovisual materials.


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:
Oral History Interview with Ann Kheel #6025 OH. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6003 P: Ann Kheel Collection of Photographs
6003 AV: Ann Kheel Collection of Audio-Visual Materials
6003 MB: Ann Kheel Collection of Memorabilia
6025 OH: Oral History Interview with Ann Kheel

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 1996
CD.
Box 2 1996
CD.
Box 3 1996
CD. Copy 2
Box 4 1996
CD. Copy 3
Box 5 1996
Audio cassette tape. Master copy
Box 6 1996
Audio cassette tape. Use copy