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Box Mixed k_23 (F)


Contains 14 Results:

Milton Gilbert collection

 Collection — Box: Mixed k_23 (F), Folder: 3
Identifier: KA-0158-01

Milton S. Gilbert (1913-1976) was a professional hair stylist and entrepreneur, who apprenticed with Antoine of Paris, worked in the New York and Chicago Saks Fifth Avenue salons, and later owned beauty salons throughout the midwestern United States. The collection includes newspaper clippings, a business card and envelope, a photograph, and a biography by his daughter, Carol Diane Stewart.

Dates: circa 1930s-1950s, 2021

Eleanor S. Brown collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: KA-0162-01

Eleanor S. (McMillen) Brown (1890-1991) was a graduate of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later Parsons School of Design), who founded the interior design firm McMillen Inc. This collection consists of biographical materials, photographs, press clippings, and correspondence donated by her grandson, Michael McMillen.

Dates: 1924-1999

Photographs, 1920s-1990s

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Includes several slides of Eleanor Brown throughout her life which were used in the 1998 presentation by Michael McMillen to the Mary Institute in St. Louis. Also includes several portraits of Brown, a photographic portrait of Frank Alvah Parsons, photographs of Eleanor with her husband Archibald Brown, and photograph of Eleanor Brown and Parsons School of Design president Van Day Truex.

Dates: 1920s-1990s

Biographical: articles, clippings, and draft obituaries, 1958-1999

 File — Box: Mixed k_23 (F), Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Includes the text of a 1998 presentation given by Eleanor Brown's grandson, Michael McMillen, to the Mary Institute, the St. Louis school she attended. Slides illustrating the lecture will be found under Photographs.

Dates: 1958-1999

Marriage and divorce documents and correspondence, 1932-1934

 File — Box: Mixed k_23 (F), Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Folder includes a decree of divorce with Drury McMillen and a marriage certificate between Eleanor and Archibald Brown.

Dates: 1932-1934

Apartment documents and correspondence, 447 East 57th Street, 1929-1991

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Folder includes a purchase agreement for the apartment, and an appraisal of the apartment made for the estate of Eleanor S. Brown in 1991, which includes photographs.

Dates: 1929-1991