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KA. Kellen Design Archives Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: KA

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Burton Schuman student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0078-01
Abstract

Completed by Burton Schuman while a student at Parsons School of Design in 1947-1948 for an advertising design class taught by Betty Carter, the collection includes sketches, illustrations and advertising designs.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Carl Erickson (Eric) fashion illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0041-01
Abstract

Carl Erickson (1891-1958), who signed his work "Eric," was a leading fashion illustrator whose drawings appeared in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, among other publications. In 1964, Parsons School of Design hosted a retrospective of Erickson's work. The New School Archives' collection consists of fourteen works, possibly originating from that exhibit.

Dates: 1949

Carol Loebelsohn fashion illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0148-01
Summary

The Carol Loebelsohn fashion illustrations represent a sampling of the professional and teaching work of Parsons School of Design alumna and faculty member Carol Loebelsohn. The bulk of the over 150 illustrations covers the 1960s into the 1990s, and includes a variety of media and drawing techniques.

Dates: 1947 - 1994

Carolyn Nesbitt Wagenseller student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0124-01
Summary

The collection consists primarily of lecture notes and course-related notebooks maintained by designer Carolyn Nesbitt Wagenseller ('63) during her studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.

Dates: 1960 - 1963

Casey Danson student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0117-01
Scope and Content of Collection

The collection documents projects completed by Casey Coates when she was a student in Parsons School of Design's Environmental Design program between 1972 and 1975. Materials consist of sketches on tracing paper, site plans, land use, climate, and systems studies for three building projects, as well as a silent, color super-8 film capturing street life in Danson's neighborhood on the upper west side of Manhattan.

Dates: 1972 - 1975

Catherine Minkiewicz student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0115-01
Summary

The collection consists primarily of course assignments in the form of a collage, presentation boards, photographs, and a watercolor rendering by interior designer Catherine Minkiewicz (1966) during her studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.

Dates: 1964-1966

Charles Gerli fashion runway slides

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0109-01
Abstract

Collection consists of photographic slides depicting fashion runway shows compiled by freelance photographer Charles Gerli. Photographs were taken by Gerli, Dan Lecca and Corina Lecca for various magazines. Designers and fashion houses represented include Bill Blass, Chanel, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Lacroix, Lanvin, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Adrienne Vittadini and many others.

Dates: 1991-1992

Charles Harbutt teaching notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0140-01
Summary

Charles Harbutt taught photography at Parsons School of Design from the early 1990s until his death in 2015. He served as the president of the photographic cooperative Magnum twice, and his work appeared in many publications and exhibitions. The collection consists of material created and assembled by Harbutt for his Parsons classes.

Dates: 1997 - 2015

Charles Le Maire costume and fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0055-01
Abstract

Charles Le Maire (1897-1985) began his costume design career in vaudeville shows of the 1920s. He later served as executive designer at Twentieth Century-Fox. In the 1950s, Le Maire formed his own business from private commissions and film work, earning thirteen Oscar nominations and three Oscars for Best Costume Design. The collection contains seventeen Le Maire sketches, including work for the Earl Carroll Vanities (1924-1930).

Dates: circa 1924-1950s

Chester Weinberg publicity scrapbook and sketch

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0046-01
Abstract

Chester Weinberg (1931-1985) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1951 and served as visiting lecturer on fashion design there from 1955 to 1985. Weinberg established his own label in 1966. He later became a consultant and was named design director of Calvin Klein jeans in 1981. The collection contains a scrapbook of news clippings, fashion print ads, and photographs mainly chronicling Weinberg’s work from 1966 to 1975.

Dates: 1953 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1975