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KA. Kellen Design Archives Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: KA

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Harry B. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0090-01
Abstract

Harry B. Baker (1868-1941) was an illustrator who taught at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (which became Parsons School of Design) in the early 20th century. Before moving to New York, Baker traveled the American West. He illustrated bar fights, cowboys, Native Americans, and street scenes. The collection includes photographs of Baker and his students, a letter from Frank Alvah Parsons, and illustrations by Baker.

Dates: 1891 - 1946

Harry Marinsky interior design illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0030-01
Summary

In the 1950s and 1960s, Harry Marinsky (1909-2008) illustrated for many publications, including House and Garden, House Beautiful and Woman's Day. The New School Archives collection consists of seventy illustrations in watercolor and marker depicting residential and commercial interiors and exteriors.

Dates: circa 1953-1988; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1969

Helen Faith Keane fashion merchandising files

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0121-01
Summary

Helen Faith Keane (née Kahn) Reichert (1901-2011) was a professor at the New York University School of Retailing from approximately 1946 until 1977. The files consist of clippings, course materials, handwritten notes on fashion press, print publications of a vocational nature by other merchandising educators, and programs and invitations for fashion shows.

Dates: 1926 - 1996

Henriette Granville Suhr papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0054-01
Abstract

Interior designer and Parsons School of Design alumna Henriette Granville Suhr (1917-2015) specialized in merchandising and display design. This collection represents her work for such manufacturers, retailers, and designers as Baker Furniture, Bloomingdale's, and T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings.

Dates: 1949 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1976

Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0039-01
Abstract

Herbert Sondheim (1895-1966), who lectured at Parsons School of Design in 1946, ran a dressmaking firm that produced affordable versions of Parisian high-end fashion. The collection consists of nineteen Herbert Sondheim, Inc. scrapbooks, most of which contain fashion sketches. Some books include sketches depicting work of other couture houses. Two books contain news clippings, photographs and correspondence from the mid-1940s.

Dates: 1923 - 1947

Hubert de Givenchy fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0098-01
Summary

The two fashion sketches, rendered in colored marker, were created by Hubert de Givenchy for Anna-Maria Kellen during the 1980s.

Dates: 1980s

Ina Dell Marvin student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0063-01
Abstract

The collection consists of student work and related documents kept by Ina Dell Marvin (1893-1991) while studying in the Paris Ateliers of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (now, Parsons School of Design). Includes class reference materials, clip books, correspondence, diploma, London itinerary, lecture notes, photographs and renderings of furniture, decorative pieces, and interiors.

Dates: 1928 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1931

Irene Walker interior design papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0157-01
Abstract

Irene Walker (1919-2002) was a Parsons School of Design alumna ('51) and an interior designer, who worked for the firm McMillen Inc., before establishing her own firm, Joie de Vivre, Irene Walker Inc., in 1966. The collection consists of Walker's student work and documentation of her professional work.

Dates: circa 1947-circa 1970s

Issey Miyake, Inc. lookbooks

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0138-01
Summary

Collection consists of English-language lookbooks and other printed promotional materials for Japanese fashion label Issey Miyake, Inc., produced largely between 2014 and 2016.

Dates: 2008 - 2016; Majority of material found within 2014 - 2016

Ivan Chermayeff graphic design work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0085-01
Summary

The collection consists of a print for Chermayeff's mural, "Painting by Computer"; an issue of the Harvard Advocate with cover and illustrations by Chermayeff; and two posters.

Dates: 1950-1987