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Summary The Activism at The New School oral history program, initiated in 2019, documents touchstone moments of activism on The New School’s campus from the perspective of students, faculty, and staff who participated in these movements. The program focuses on the past fifty years of activism at The New School. As of April 2020, interviews have been conducted with activists from the late 1960s/early 1970s anti-Vietnam War movement, members of the 1996-1997 Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy,...
Dates: 2019 - 2020
Summary Collection consists of Adele Mowton DuBreuil's diploma from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (now, Parsons School of Design) in advertising display, a black and white photographic portrait of her as a young woman after graduation, and 24 small, black and white photographic prints depicting her graphic design work from her time as a student, 1917-1919. Most of the designs are advertisements for consumer goods, although two are World War One propaganda posters encouraging the...
Dates: 1917 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919
Abstract Mary Adrienne Steckling Coen (1934-2006) graduated from Parsons School of Design's Fashion Design Department in 1958. In 1966, "Adri" -- her professional name -- developed her own line and continued designing under her own labels for the rest of her career. In 1982, Adri received the prestigious Coty American Fashion Critics "Winnie" award. The records document Adri's business and professional life, with materials largely arranged according to year and season. Includes clippings and tear...
Dates: 1960 - 2007
Summary These records pertain to Adrienne Marcus's work in various New School administrative positions from 2002 until 2010, although she worked at the school until 2016. The majority of the files reflect Marcus's role as Director of Academic Advising (2002-2004) and, subsequently, Director of the Dual-Degree and Joint Programs (2004-2012). There is also material concerning Marcus's work on the Media Bridge Committee, tasked with the creation of The New School Media Center in 2005. Her role as...
Dates: 1984 - 2010; Majority of material found within 2002 - 2007
Summary Albert Hadley (1920-2012) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1949 and served on the faculty from 1949 through 1954. Hadley later joined Dorothy "Sister" Parish to form the interior design firm Parish-Hadley. The collection includes correspondence, design and lecture notes, student work and a mock-up for a booklet.
Dates: 1947 - 1999
Abstract Consists of records generated by Albert Landa (1927-2008), who started in 1960 as director of Public Information and became vice president of Development and Public Relations at The New School, and then held the title of Vice President, until he retired in 1985. The records in this collection are notable because Landa was deeply involved in a rapid expansion of the university, overseeing the launch of the Center for New York City Affairs, the merger of Parsons School of Design with The New...
Dates: 1933 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985
Abstract Typographer Albert Schiller (1898-1970) created artworks using pre-cast metal type elements. The collection is comprised of 35 type pictures and printing samples featured in a 1976 exhibition at Parsons School of Design.
Dates: 1927 - 1964
Scope and Content of Collection Includes prints numbered 43 and 184 from an edition of 220 created by Alice Halicka. Depicts the Place de la Concorde in Paris, including the Luxor Obelisk and a detail from the Fontaine des Mers, consisting of a naiad holding a fish.
Abstract Alison Smith Hannan (1925-) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1947. She maintained this student notebook while studying fashion design and fashion illustration between 1945 and 1947.
Dates: between 1945-1947
Summary The collection consists of art and design work executed by furniture and interior designer Allan Skriloff during his studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.
Dates: between 1963-1966
- Student projects. 61
- Correspondence. 48
- Photographs. 47
- Administrative records. 42
- Drawings. 41
- Sketches. 41
- Fashion design. 35
- Clippings (information artifacts). 34
- Women's clothing 31
- Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration 28 ∧ less
- English 328
- French 19
- German 16
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- Italian 5
- Japanese 4
- Hungarian 2
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
- Korean 1 ∧ less
- Parsons School of Design 37
- New School (New York, N.Y.) 36
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). Graduate Faculty 23
- New York School of Fine and Applied Art 19
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 18