PC. Parsons Institutional Collections
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
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 email@example.com for details.
Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997
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
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; New School dean Allen Austill; Albert Landa;...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
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 clippings, work samples, ephemera, slides, and such printed materials as business cards, postcards, and pamphlets. Information about the designers in these files ranges from as little as...
Dates: circa 1994-2008
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
Record Group — Multiple Containers
Summary Lydia Matthews is a curator, writer, and professor in the Fine Arts program at Parsons School of Design and founding director of the Curatorial Design Research Lab, which spans various university divisions across The New School. This collection contains teaching and administrative materials pertaining to Matthews's involvement with teaching and governance at The New School. Access is provided to this unprocessed record group, but some files may be restricted. Please email...
Summary The Michael Kalil Oral History Project consists of recorded sound 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 varied and diverse principles of architecture and philosophy—was considered by many to be revolutionary in the 1970s and 1980s. Recordings are all in English.
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. The lecture series afforded workshop participants, as well as the public, an opportunity to hear from and interact with working professionals. Lecturers frequently presented slides while describing their work...
Dates: 1982 - 1985
Abstract The New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium is a week-long annual event featuring artists and writers. These recordings are from the 2017 and 2018 symposia, which were held at Parsons School of Design.
Dates: circa 2016-2018
Scope and Content of Collection Compiled by the Kellen Archives staff between 1996 and 2006, this index lists publications that discuss the New York School of Art, which later became Parsons School of Design, and artists associated with the school either as students or instructors between the time of its founding in 1896 until 1912. Photocopies of the relevant pages from the indexed publications are available upon request.The index can be accessed by clicking on this link: ...
Dates: 1996 - 2006