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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 Giuseppe Zambonini (1942-1990) was an Italian-born and, for much of his life, New York-based, architect, interior designer, theater director, and teacher. This collection contains project material in a variety of mediums pertaining to Zambonini’s architectural and design career, as well as items related to his tenure as dean of the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), founder and head of the Open Atelier of Design (OAD), and director of the architecture program at the Georgia Institute...
Dates: 1949 - 2013
Summary Laura Johnson (died 2002) was a New York City socialite and wife of Saks Fifth Avenue executive F. Raymond Johnson. The collection is primarily comprised of photographic prints and press clippings documenting her extensive wardrobe of couture clothing and active social life between the 1950s and late 1990s.
Dates: 1958 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Summary A scrapbook of musical excerpts kept by opera singer Marietta Gazzaniga (1824-1884), who toured the United States and Cuba in the mid-nineteenth century. The Italian soprano compiled autographs, letters, and poems from major nineteenth century Italian composers and other music personalities, notably Giuseppe Verdi, into the bound volume, which spans almost forty years.
Dates: 1845 - 1883
Summary Sylvia Marlowe (1908-1981) was an important mid-twentieth century American harpsichordist. The Sylvia Marlowe collection documents her performance career, predominantly through scores, many inscribed to her by composers. Additionally, photographs and textual publicity materials provide further context for Marlowe's performances and recordings.
Dates: 1932 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
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