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New School Archives records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-08-01-03


The New School Archives records contain documentation of The New School Archives, established in 2012, and its predecessor, the Kellen Design Archives (also known as the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Archives Center). Wendy Scheir became director of the Archive in 2008, taking over the directorship from Theodore X. Barber. The records cover both directorships and contain material related to Archives exhibitions, publicity, collecting, preservation, strategic planning, and grant applications. Also included are photographs of the Archives space and staff.


  • 1993-2017


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Please contact for appointment.


3 Linear Feet (2 boxes; 1 file drawer (includes 50-100 photographs); 6 folders)

Language of Materials


Descriptive Status

No publicly accessible container list or inventory is available at this time. Please contact The New School Archives if you are interested in consulting this collection.

Other Finding Aids

For selected item-level description and images from the New School Archives records, see the New School Archives Digital Collections at
Guide to the New School Archives records
In Process
New School Archives and Special Collections staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description