Parsons School of Design
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Margaret Louise Lange's notebook, produced while a student of Costume Design and Illustration at Parsons School of Design, 1938-1939, includes lecture notes, sketches, color studies and fashion clippings.
Dates: 1938 - 1939
Overview Parsons School of Design was established in 1896 and became affiliated with The New School as the university's art and design college in 1970. New School Archives staff assembled this collection of audiovisual materials, exhibition catalogs, posters, publications, student work, and other assorted formats from multiple departmental transfers and personal donations by Parsons School of Design faculty, students and administrative staff beginning in 2009.
Summary Predominantly comprised of records produced by the Parsons School of Design Development Office, this collection documents fund raising initiatives, special programs, events, and alumni reunion plans. Other offices represented in this group are Admissions, Alumni Relations, Career Services, Public Relations, Publication Design, Special Events, and Student Council. One series, Dean of Students correspondence, is restricted. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Dates: 1917 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1999
Abstract The Parsons School of Design Centenary Oral History Project consists of recorded sound interviews with twelve individuals as well as two audio monologues by the project's manager, Martica Sawin. These interviews, all recorded in 1994, cover the history of different academic departments and design disciplines over the course of the twentieth century as experienced by leading former and then-current instructors and administrators. Recordings are all in English.
Summary Consists of approximately 15,058 slides, primarily 1970s-1990s, documenting Parsons School of Design students and campus life. Many of the slides are images of student work. Other images include exhibitions, award and fashion shows, social events, guest lectures, field trips, and campus construction projects. Approximately one third of the slides represent Fashion Design Department-related activities.
Dates: circa 1950-2001