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Scope and Contents Robert Carreon produced the drawings in this collection as part of his coursework at Parsons School of Design from 1966 until 1968, with the exception of eight drawings from his admissions portfolio and a drawing of a dress and cape that Carreon created for his sister's winter wedding while he was enrolled at Parsons. According to Carreon, student assignments followed a structured workflow: fashion design students maintained a sketchbook (not included in the collection), which they...
Dates: 1966 - 1969
Summary Robert L. Ramsey (1923-2012) was an art director, scenic designer, and alumni of The New School's Dramatic Workshop. These papers contain Ramsey's set design drawings for commercials, theater, television, and film. Ramsey was also the co-founder of an Off-Broadway theater company called On Stage Productions that operated in the late 1940s. Records from On Stage in this collection include financial documents, publicity material, box office reports, and programs. Ramsey's papers also include...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1980
Summary Robert Mackintosh (1925-1998) was a costume and fashion designer whose design career spanned forty years and twenty Broadway productions. He made his Broadway debut designing costumes for the 1952 musical Wish You Were Here and went on to design costumes for both on and off-Broadway productions. In the 1960s, Mackintosh branched out into womenswear design with Musette, a juniors label, which was sold at Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue. He went on to...
Dates: 1945 - 1998
Summary Collection documents designer, artist and Parsons School of Design teacher Robert Rabinovitz's projects from his undergraduate education at Philadelphia College of Art through his first New York collection, Spring + Crosby, and a series of poetry books produced in collaboration with students. Includes portfolios, plans and drawings, and book dummies, embodying various stages in the design process.
Abstract Roselaine Boylan studied graphic design and illustration at Parsons School of Design in the late 1920s-early 1930s. The hand-drawn commercial artwork in this collection represents five assignments from her classes.
Dates: circa 1929 - 1930
Summary Sherl Nero (1939-2006) was a fashion and textile designer. Nero graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1962 and worked as a sportswear designer before joining the Design Works of Bedford Stuyvesant (DWBS) in 1971. DWBS was the brainchild of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the designers Doris and Leslie Tillett. With financing from the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, the Black-owned business produced African-inspired designs for fabrics, accessories, and home wares. This...
Dates: 1900 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1997
Summary Suzy Lorraine Ehrlich (1919-2006), was a New York-based fashion illustrator and product designer. The collection is comprised of 69 fashion illustrations executed in pen and ink, pastel, crayon, watercolor, and collage. It also includes two mailers advertising Milliken yarns. Some illustrations may have been executed for a class taught by Jack Potter at the School of Visual Arts.
Dates: circa 1950s - 1960s
Summary Music manuscripts and books collected by Victor Hammer including a copy of Ein Beitrag zur Ornamentik by Heinrich Schenker, musical sketches and three books of lute tablature bound by Victor Hammer, correspondence (1980-81) of Carolyn Reading Hammer with Clifford Wurfel and Robert Lang of the University of California at Riverside Library, a portrait drawing of Hans Weisse by Victor Hammer, and music manuscripts of compositions by Hans Weisse, with dedications to...
Dates: 1927 - 1981
Summary Painter and illustrator Walter Stein (1924-1981) taught at Parsons School of Design from 1973 until his death. The collection consists of Stein's matted original watercolor illustrations, primarily depicting animals and plants, for the book, For Love of Her: Poems by Emily Dickinson, 1974.
Dates: 1972 - 1978
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