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Parsons the New School for Design. Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Fashion print scrapbook collection

Identifier: KA-0091-01
Abstract Consists of 19 scrapbooks containing more than 10,000 prints of fashion illustrations produced between the early 1800s and 1913. The prints primarily depict men's, women's, and children's clothing and accessories, with a small number of images depicting theatrical costumes, architectural and sculptural details, and textile designs. One scrapbook contains swatches of French and Asian textiles. Many of the images were issued originally as portfolio prints, others cut from books and periodicals,...
Dates: circa 1800-1913

Menswear and sportswear fashion catalog collection

Identifier: KA-0134-01
Overview A small collection of menswear, sportswear and department store catalogs spanning the late 1960s into the mid-1970s.
Dates: 1967 - 1976

Parsons School of Design Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library records

Identifier: PC-08-01-01
Abstract The records of the Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library of Parsons School for Design consist of administrative files generated by library administrators and school executives. Topics include library collections, facilities, fund raising, instruction, policies and procedures, and staffing, as well as the library's role in school acceditation. While the earliest records document the library's activities in the late 1950s, the bulk of the records dates from the period after Parsons re-located...
Dates: 1957-2009; Majority of material found within 1977-2009