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The ex-dentist, Dr. Frank J. Cohen, had a long association with Lavanburg-Corner House (later Youth House). When the School of Social Work was established at NYU, he joined the program as Consultant on Community Relations.

The ex-dentist, Dr. Frank J. Cohen, had a long association with Lavanburg-Corner House (later Youth House). When the School of Social Work was established at NYU, he joined the program as Consultant on Community Relations.

Gertrude Elion, 1983 Nobel Prize in Medicine (co-winner). Awarded for Elion’s work on drug research, her scientific discoveries in 1984 helped lay the foundation for the development of the AIDS drug AZT. Elion received her Master of Science degree from NYU in 1942.

Gertrude Elion, 1983 Nobel Prize in Medicine (co-winner). Awarded for Elion’s work on drug research, her scientific discoveries in 1984 helped lay the foundation for the development of the AIDS drug AZT. Elion received her Master of Science degree from NYU in 1942.

Ethel Wise was the President of Lavanburg-Corner House. After establishing the House’s partnership with NYU, Wise began serving as instructor for “the Child and the Institution,” one of the fellowship courses.

Archivist's Angle: The Beginnings of the Silver School of Social Work

The Town Hall, 1955.

Archivist's Angle: Jazz and Democracy at the Town Hall

Olympics 1952: 1952 Olympian Martin Engel (STEINHARDT ’54), practicing the hammer throw at the University Heights campus. Engel holds the NY...

Olympics 1952 Olympian Martin Engel (STEINHARDT practicing the hammer throw at the University Heights campus. Engel holds the NY.

Elihu Root, 1912 Nobel Peace Prize. Root graduated from NYU’s School of Law in 1867. His illustrious career included such positions as Secre...

Root graduated from NYU’s School of Law in His illustrious career included such positions as Secre.

Otto Loewi, 1936 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Loewi was a research professor of pharmacology at NYU’s School of Medicine from 1940 until his dea...

Otto Loewi, 1936 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Loewi was a research professor of pharmacology at NYU’s School of Medicine from 1940 until his dea.

The interior of the Town Hall as photographed in the 1920s or 1930s. The hall was designed on “democratic principles,” with acoustics engineered specifically for public speaking.

The interior of the Town Hall as photographed in the or The hall was designed on “democratic principles,” with acoustics engineered specifically for public speaking.

A portrait of Joseph Edmund Woodman, who taught aboard the S.S. Ryndam on the first college cruise. At the University Heights campus, he was a professor of geology and director of the Geological Museum.

A portrait of Joseph Edmund Woodman, who taught aboard the S. Ryndam on the first college cruise. At the University Heights campus, he was a professor of geology and director of the Geological Museum.

Much like the NYU Tisch Alumni recently nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, these 1972 NYU students could put on a great show!

Much like the NYU Tisch Alumni recently nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, these 1972 NYU students could put on a great show!

Howard Cann is recognized as one of the best all-around athletes in NYU’s history; he competed in the 1920 Olympics for track and field and was captain of the 1920 basketball team that won the national Amateur Athletic Union Championship. After graduating from the School of Engineering, Cann served as NYU’s varsity basketball coach from 1923 to 1958.

Archivist’s Angle: NYU Basketball

Elmer Holmes Bobst and his wife Mamdouha enjoy a cake replica of Bobst Library at a celebration in 1972. The new library was made possible i...

Elmer Holmes Bobst and his wife Mamdouha enjoy a cake replica of Bobst Library at a celebration in The new library was made possible i.

An undated portrait of Adelina Patti, opera singer and tenant of the House of Genius, with her father.

An undated portrait of Adelina Patti, opera singer and tenant of the House of Genius, with her father.

James Buell Munn became the Dean of Washington Square College in 1928.

James Buell Munn became the Dean of Washington Square College in

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