Brooks, Donald, 1928-
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Summary Donald Brooks (1928-2005) was a prominent American fashion designer who, in addition to creating ready-to-wear collections and custom apparel, designed costumes for film, television, and theater. He taught at Parsons School of Design for approximately forty years. The collection includes photographs, publicity materials, and original fashion and costume design sketches.
Dates: 1957 - 2003
Summary A collection of approximately thirty discrete audiorecordings documenting designer critic sessions in the Fashion Design Department of Parsons School of Design. In each recording, professional fashion designers introduce themselves and their project concepts to fashion design students, who then selected the "designer critic" with whom they would like to work in their last year at Parsons. Designer critics include Parsons School of Design alumni, such as Adri, Jeffrey Banks, Donald Brooks, Louis...
Dates: 1990 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1995
Summary This collection is comprised of audiovisual recordings primarily commissioned by Parsons School of Design. Most of the recordings are of the Parsons Fashion Design Department's annual scholarship benefit and runway show. Also included in the collection are recordings of junior year presentations, promotional films about Parsons, and a Japanese-language film created by the United States Information Agency featuring a Parsons fashion student.
Dates: circa 1960 - 2010
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