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KA. Kellen Design Archives Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: KA

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

William Frawley fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0088
Summary

Contains eight watercolor sketches by Frawley, who graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1983 and returned as an instructor from 1989 to 1996. Frawley is known for his illustrations in Parsons classmate Isaac Mizrahi's The Adventures of Sandee the Supermodel.

Dates: before 2000

William Merritt Chase etchings "Keying Up--the Court Jester" and "Spanish Peasant"

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0080
Abstract

American artist and founder of Parsons School of Design William Merritt Chase (1848-1916) etched the two works comprising this collection, "Keying Up--the Court Jester" (1879) and "Spanish Peasant" (circa 1881).

Dates: 1879, circa 1881

William Odom collection of book endpapers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0036-01
Abstract

William Odom (1884?-1942) attended the New York School of Art (later, Parsons School of Design) around 1909. He returned to teach at Parsons for many years, eventually heading the department of Interior Design, and, in 1930, succeeding Frank Alvah Parsons as president of the school. Odom served in this capacity until his death. The collection consists of Odom's research collection of approximately 300 decorative book endpaper samples.

Dates: before 1942

Zack Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0008-01
Abstract

After graduating from Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department in 1973, Zack Carr (1945-2000) worked for B. Altman, Donald Brooks and, most importantly, as creative director for Calvin Klein. In 1984, Carr started his own line, the Zack Carr Collection, before rejoining Calvin Klein in 1987. The papers consist of items produced and compiled between 1969 and 2000, including idea books, photographs, clippings, student work, and sketches.

Dates: 1969-2001

Ziva S. Gruber papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0147-01
Summary

Ziva S. Gruber (née Margalith) is an interior designer and former student at Parsons School of Design. This collection contains Gruber's student notebooks from her classes at Parsons in the early 1960s and documentation of her professional design work. Also included is material related to a 1971 Parsons student project on the redesign of the Central Park Zoo, which Gruber worked with students on as a voluntary instructor.

Dates: 1962 - 1994