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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 This collection primarily reflects the activities of Alvin Saunders Johnson during his years as director and president emeritus of the New School for Social Research (1946-1971). The files consist of biographical materials, correspondence, subject files, and writings. Because much of Johnson's work as emeritus revolved around fund raising, the correspondence and subject files largely document this activity. Other projects documented here include Johnson's proposal to establish a labor college...
Dates: 1908 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1959
Abstract David Corcos Levy served as dean of Parsons School of Design from 1970 until 1989. The bulk of these records were generated between 1970 and 1984, after the merger of Parsons and the New School for Social Research, and consist of memos, correspondence, reports, and subject files related to Levy's administrative tenure.Correspondents include a range of New School and Parsons administrators, including New School president John R. Everett; New School dean Allen Austill; Albert Landa;...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated
Summary The graduate school at the New School was established in 1933 as the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science. In its early years, the school was often referred to as the University in Exile. The division's name was changed in 2005 to the New School for Social Research (NSSR). This collection comprises a compilation of materials related to the school gathered from a variety of sources by librarians in the Raymond Fogelman Library over a number of years. Materials include documentation...
Dates: 1926 - 2012
Scope and Content of Collection The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.
Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001
Abstract The collection consists of records originating from the offices of Mary Urban, who coordinated fund raising and public relations efforts at the New School in the 1940s and early 1950s, and that of her successor, Margarete Westmann, director of Development from 1958-1962. Materials include memoranda and correspondence, financial statements, budgets, advertising contracts, donor and prospect records, New School Associates membership records, event planning materials and invitations, fund raising...
Dates: 1926 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1960
Abstract The three series within this collection represent the activities of the office responsible for fund raising and alumni relations at The New School in the 1970s and 1980s, particularly with regard to special events. The collection largely documents events related to various New School divisions across a range of subject-matter, with a particular focus on functions hosted by Jonathan F. Fanton, who was installed as New School president in 1982. Materials include invitations and announcements to...
Dates: 1951 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1991
Summary This collection largely documents the activities of the New School Publicity Office during the 1940s and 1950s, and reflects the range of functions and activities of the department under the leadership of Agnes De Lima, who directed the department for two decades. The collection includes notes and draft materials for the production of press releases, articles in the weekly New School Bulletin, advertisements and course promotion, and related administrative...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965
Overview The records of the Adam and Sophie Gimbel Art and Design Library of Parsons School for Design consist of administrative files generated by library administrators and school executives. Topics include library collections, facilities, fund raising, instruction, policies and procedures, statistical record-keeping, and staffing, as well as the library's role in college and university acceditation. While the earliest records document the library's activities in the late 1950s prior to Parsons School...
Dates: 1956-2012; Majority of material found within 1977-2009
Abstract This collection consists of records created and received by Parsons School of Design Presidents Sterling A. Callisen (president 1959-1963) and Francis A. Ruzicka (president 1963-1969) as well as the records of the Parsons Academic Dean's Office and Business Manager from the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, committe meeting minutes, reports, and curriculum proposals. Some files are restricted. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Dates: 1908 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1970
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