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PC. Parsons Institutional Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: PC

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Charles S. Olton records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-07-01
Abstract

Consists of records created and received by Charles S. Olton, dean of Parsons School of Design from 1989 until 1997. Includes subject files on committees, departments and programs, events, individuals, international projects, and general administrative issues. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997

Cipe Pineles's Editorial Design course dummies

 Collection
Identifier: PC-02-12-02
Summary

Collection consists of twenty dummies created at Parsons School of Design by students in an Editorial Design course taught by Cipe Pineles. The course was situated in the Graphic Design (later Communication Design) Department. One of the dummies is Pineles's, used as an example for her students, titled, Ah, Me.

Dates: 1970 or 1971

David C. Levy records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-04-01
Abstract David Corcos Levy served as dean of Parsons School of Design from 1970 until 1989. The bulk of these records were generated between 1970 and 1984, after the merger of Parsons and the New School for Social Research, and consist of memos, correspondence, reports, and subject files related to Levy's administrative tenure. Correspondents include a range of New School and Parsons administrators, including New School president John R. Everett. Categories and subjects represented...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated

Designer files collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PC-08-04-01
Scope and Content of Collection The Designer files collection was assembled by Kellen Design Archives staff between approximately 1994 and 2008 from a variety of sources (on occasion new files continue to be added). Subjects are typically Parsons School of Design graduates, visiting critics, lecturers, or faculty. Folder contents may include press clippings, work samples, ephemera, slides, and such printed materials as business cards, postcards, and pamphlets. For each letter of the alphabet, general...
Dates: circa 1994-2008

Graphic novels from Parsons School of Design undergraduate Lab 2, spring term 2007, taught by Julia Gorton and Madeline Schwartzman

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PC-02-16-01
Abstract

The collection consists of thirty-three graphic novels written and illustrated by undergraduate students enrolled in Julia Gorton and Madeline Schwartzman's Spring 2007 Parsons School of Design Lab course.

Dates: 2007

Janet Amendola fruit paintings for Parsons School of Design catalogs

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-05-07-02
Abstract

Collection consists of eight square paintings, measuring 6 inches by 6 inches, depicting apples, oranges, and other citrus fruits by Parsons School of Design alumna Janet Amendola. The illustrations appeared in Parsons School of Design course catalogs and publicity materials in the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1979-1980

Lesley Cadman records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-06-01
Scope and Content of Collection

The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.

Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001

Lydia Matthews records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PC-01-02-03
Dates: 2003-2012

Michael Kalil oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: PC-07-01-05
Summary

The Michael Kalil Oral History Project consists of audio interviews with colleagues, collaborators, and friends of interior designer Michael Kalil (1943-1991). Jean Gardner, Karyn Issa Ginsberg, and Marty Speigel discuss Kalil's education, career, and ideas with project archivist Jennifer Larson. Kalil's work—incorporating diverse principles of architecture and philosophy—was considered by many to be revolutionary in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 2011

New School-Parsons School of Design Photography Focus Lecture audio recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PC-07-02-02
Summary

Occurring annually between 1981 and 1989, the Focus Photography Workshops offered a week-long immersion in a specialized area of photography with a public lecture series running during the same period. The workshops were targeted toward non-degree students with advanced photography skills. This collection includes audio recordings from the Focus lectures by professionals in the fields of photojournalism, advertising and fashion photography.

Dates: 1982 - 1985