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Marcus, Judith, 1929-2015



Dr. Judith Marcus, née Lenke Bóta, was born in Celldömölk, Hungary on August 9, 1929. Marcus received education from the University of Budapest, University of Cologne (philosophy), University of Illinois (BA and MA in German language and literature), University of Kansas (PhD in German), and post doctorate study in Sociology at NYU. Marcus taught at the University of Illinois, University of Kansas, Brooklyn College of CUNY, Kenyon College, Skidmore College, College of Wooster, Rutgers University, New School for Social Research and SUNY. She passed away on March 19, 2015 in New York City, NY.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cahnman Foundation Collection

Identifier: AR 25836

This collection contains the records of Ira H. Jolles’ activities with the Cahnman Foundation, a philanthropic organization which funded projects dedicated to the preservation and care of Jewish archives, architecture, and culture. It consists primarily of correspondence relating to funded projects, including their planning and scope. Also included are several years worth of Board of Director meeting minutes and select legal documents from the Estate of Gisella Levi Cahnman.

Dates: undated, 1951-2018; Majority of material found within 2000-2017

Judith Marcus and Zoltán Tarr Collection

Identifier: AR 25653

This collection encompasses the life and work of married Hungarian sociologists Judith Marcus and Zoltán Tarr, and their contributions to the work of the German sociologist Werner J. Cahnman after his death in 1980. The bulk of the material primarily dates after the Tarr's emigration to the United States around 1960. It is comprised of their own research material, in subject areas such as the Frankfurt School of Social Research, as well as primary source material from the estate of Cahnman. The Cahnman material was used to publish some of his unpublished books and also for use in their unfinished Cahnman biography project.

Dates: 1903-2011; Majority of material found in 1950-2011