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KA. Kellen Design Archives Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: KA

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Jim Howard fashion illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0154-01
Abstract

James ("Jim") Howard is a fashion illustrator. The Jim Howard fashion illustrations consist of a portfolio of nine drawings executed in the 1970s and 1980s and a self-published monograph.

Dates: 1970s-1980s, 2011

John Russo graphic design work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0070
Abstract

John Russo (1920-2012) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1942 and taught at the school from 1946 to 1985. The collection includes printed examples of Russo's whimsical graphics, including fliers, invitations, and posters.

Dates: 1955 - 1983

John Weitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0047
Abstract

A leading figure in the development of American ready-to-wear clothing, John Weitz (1923-2002) created one of the first American signature menswear lines. Weitz was a visiting lecturer at Parsons School of Design from 1975 to 1995. The collection includes design drawings, exhibition files, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and audiovisual recordings of promotional campaigns, fashion shows and television commercials.

Dates: 1945 - 1998

Joseph Marcella student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0123
Summary

The collection consists of student work and records created or received by Joseph Marcella while studying in the Design Correlations Department (now Product Design) of Parsons School of Design from 1968 to 1970. In addition to project files for portable structures, underwater and outer space habitations, and a one-piece plastic chair, the collection includes materials documenting the first Earth Day observances at Parsons.

Dates: 1968-2004 ; Majority of material found within 1968-1970

Joset Walker fashion design scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0045
Summary French-born Joset Walker (1902-1999) graduated from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1928, and became a leading designer of ready-to-wear clothing for Saks Fifth Avenue's Theatrical Department. In 1932, Walker served briefly as head costume designer for RKO Pictures. After returning to New York and designing for manufacturer David M. Goodstein, Walker left to found Joset Walker Designs. Often incorporating Mexican and Guatemalan...
Dates: circa 1932-1988; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1955

Juke Goodman fashion illustration collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0112
Summary

A collection of eighteen 1940s and 1950s fashion and jewelry illustrations collected by art director Juke Goodman. Artists represented in the collection include René Robert Bouché, Burma Burris, Carl Erickson ("Eric"), Ruth Graftstrom, and Jacqueline Lindner. Goodman served as art director for Saks Fifth Avenue and was a visiting lecturer at Parsons School of Design.

Dates: 1940-1952, undated

Karl Fink graphic design papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0144-01
Summary

This collection documents the industrial design practice of Parsons School of Design alumnus Karl Fink (1914-1986) from the 1930s through the 1980s. Publications concerning graphic design, print advertising, packaging and displays, color, and typography comprise the bulk of the files. Fink's original designs are represented in packaging for Topps chewing gum, a magazine cover for Modern Packaging, and Volkswagen letterhead.

Dates: 1927 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1967

Katherine Bosch student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0004-01
Scope and Content of Collection

Katherine Bosch (1896-1980) attended the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) from 1917 to 1920 and received her diploma in Interior Architecture, Decoration, and Furniture Design. The collection consists of three undated watercolor renderings depicting doorways.

Dates: circa 1917-1920

Laura Johnson collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0021-01
Summary

Laura Johnson (died 2002) was a New York City socialite and wife of Saks Fifth Avenue executive F. Raymond Johnson. The collection is primarily comprised of photographic prints and press clippings documenting her extensive wardrobe of couture clothing and active social life between the 1950s and late 1990s.

Dates: 1958 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

Lea Hoyt papers and design work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0027-01
Summary

Lea Hoyt (1912-1998) received a degree in graphic design from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1933, and went on to a six decade career as a graphic and textile designer. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, design drawings, photographs, and examples of Hoyt's work, represented by napkins and paper plates, among other items.

Dates: 1933 - 1998