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KA. Kellen Design Archives Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: KA

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Hoopes interior design watercolors

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0093-01
Abstract

Elizabeth Geary Hoopes Krusen (1908-2006) was a student and instructor at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design). She specialized in watercolor interior design renderings. The collection consists of four renderings of residential interiors by Hoopes, two of which were commissioned by McMillen, Inc.

Dates: 1934, 1939

Emil Antonucci graphic design papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0108-01
Summary Emil Antonucci (1929-2006) was a New York-based artist, graphic artist, book designer, illustrator, publisher, and teacher. This collection contains artwork and design project materials relating to his freelance design and artistic career. Dating from the 1950s through the 2000s, materials in the collection include original artwork; design proofs and layouts; book and magazine interiors, illustrations, mechanicals, and Antonucci's writings. Included in this collection are items...
Dates: 1950 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0086-01
Summary Esta Nesbitt (1918-1975), an instructor at Parsons School of Design from 1964 to 1974, created fashion illustrations for Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle, and New York Times Magazine. Later in her career, Nesbitt used innovative printing methods as a children's book illustrator, and experimented with Xerography. The collection primarily consists of 271 fashion illustrations, pre-publication...
Dates: 1944 - 1964

Estelle Hamburger manuscript, "Fashion Business: It's All Yours"

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0089-01
Abstract

Manuscript created by Parsons School of Design instructor Estelle Hamburger for the book, Fashion Business: It’s All Yours (Canfield Press, 1976).

Dates: 1975

Etching in Six Panels by Edgar Levy, Adolph Gottlieb, Esther Gottlieb, Lucille Corcos, David Smith and Dorothy Dehner

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0087-01
Abstract

Three impressions from an edition of 100 prints produced in 1974 from a zinc-plate etching created in 1933. The etching is divided into six small panels in which each of the artists etched a portrait of another member of the group.

Dates: etched 1933, printed 1974

Ethel Dean papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0075-01
Summary

The collection includes class notes and a clipbook of decorative styles compiled by Ethel Epstein (who later used the surnames Dean and Evans) when she attended the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later Parsons School of Design) in the Interior Architecture and Decoration Department, around 1925. Also includes textile samples, circa the 1950s, and costume designs for the Broadway play "The Laughing Woman" (1936).

Dates: probably 1925 - circa 1950s

Eugene Paul Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0042-01
Abstract Eugene Paul Ullman (1877-1953), was an American painter of landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Ullman studied and later taught with artist William Merritt Chase during the earliest years of the Chase School, predecessor school to what became Parsons School of Design. The collection consists of artwork in the form of sketches and photographs of paintings, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, a scrapbook, and unpublished essay manuscripts. Much of the material is annotated by...
Dates: circa 1880-2000

Fashion look books and merchandising collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0110-01
Summary

Contains printed and moving image publicity materials produced for late twentieth century fashion designers, including: Calvin Klein, Donna Karan (DKNY), Joseph Abboud, Pierre Balmain, Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. Also holds printed matter created for Parsons School of Design alumni Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka, Isaac Mizrahi, Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Peter Speliopoulus, and Bruce (Daphne Gutierrez and Nicole Noselli).

Dates: 1960s-2001; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2001

Fashion print scrapbook collection

 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 clothing and accessories designs, with a few depicting theatrical costumes, architectural and sculptural details, and textile designs. Many images were issued as portfolio prints, others cut from books and periodicals, such as Graham's Magazine and Godey's Lady's Book and...
Dates: circa 1800-1913

Fashion runway slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0016-01
Summary Saks Fifth Avenue compiled this collection of more than 1,100 slides depicting fashion runway shows in the 1990s. The 35 mm slides depict haute couture and ready-to-wear collections from an array of fashion labels, including Adrienne Vittadini, Bill Blass, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Rifat Ozbek, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint-Laurent, and many others. Former Parsons School of Design students...
Dates: 1990 - 2000