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The City College of New York by Sydney C. Van Nort
Call Number: LD3818 .V366 2007
Publication Date: 2007
The story of City College is presented thematically, not chronologically. Over two hundred pictures drawn from the City College Archives illustrate the growth of the campus, student life and academics, athletics, notable people, and ceremonial occasions. This pictorial history of The City College of New York is available from the iTunes store for $12.99.
The College of the City of New York, a history, 1847-1947. by S. Willis Rudy
Call Number: LD 3818 .R8
Publication Date: 1949
This comprehensive history of the first 100 years of City College history is very text-heavy with an extremely useful index for locating noteworthy City College people and events.
This volume published when the City College moved to the new location in Hamilton Heights looks back at what the life of the College was like when it was contained in the original building at Lexington Avenue and 23rd street.
From The Free Academy to CUNY: Illustrating Public Higher Education in New York City, 1847-1997 by Sandra S. Roff, Anthony M. Cucchiara, Barbara J. Dunlap
Call Number: LD 3835 .R64 2000
Publication Date: 2000
One hundred and fifty years of growth and change of one of the largest municipal college systems in the U.S. and interaction with the city these campuses call home is covered in this book. Archival photographs and images from many of the colleges illustrate the volume.
The City College of New York 150 Years of Academic Architecture by Paul David Pearson
Call Number: LD 3819.7 P43 1997
Publication Date: 1997
The architecture of the City College campus buildings starting from the Free Academy building designed by James Renwick to the current collegiate Gothic campus designed by George B. Post up to the North Academic Center by John Carl Warnecke is covered in this book by a former faculty member of the School of Architecture.