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Allan Skriloff student work

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Identifier: KA-0114-01
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

André and Creators Studios fashion drawings

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Identifier: KA-0011-01
Summary André and Creators Studios were Seventh Avenue fashion businesses that marketed their designs to clothing manufacturers by subscription. In the mid-1970s Pearl Alexander Lipman, André's co-owner and designer since the 1930s, retired, and the company's design drawings were sold to Creators Studios. The collection consists of reproductions of designs -- some vibrantly hand-colored -- produced and distributed by the two companies between 1937 and 1972.
Dates: 1937 - 1972

Andrée Golbin papers

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Identifier: KA-0019-01
Summary After graduating from Parsons School of Design in 1943, Andrée Golbin (1923-2006) led a long career as a painter, graphic artist and illustrator. In addition to serving as art director for Mademoiselle magazine in the early 1950s, Golbin created artwork for a diverse roster of clients, including several modern dance companies, Henri Bendel, and American Cyanamid. The New School Archives holds examples of Golbin's drawings and completed projects in the form of...
Dates: 1947 - 1996

Burton Schuman student work

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Identifier: KA-0078-01
Abstract Completed by Burton Schuman while a student at Parsons School of Design in 1947-1948 for an advertising design class taught by Betty Carter, the collection includes sketches, illustrations and advertising designs.
Dates: 1947 - 1948

Carolyn Nesbitt Wagenseller student work

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Identifier: KA-0124-01
Summary The collection consists primarily of lecture notes and course-related notebooks maintained by designer Carolyn Nesbitt Wagenseller ('63) during her studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.
Dates: 1960 - 1963

Catherine Minkiewicz student work

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Identifier: KA-0115-01
Summary The collection consists primarily of course assignments in the form of a collage, presentation boards, photographs, and a watercolor rendering by interior designer Catherine Minkiewicz (1966) during her studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.
Dates: 1964 - 1966

Dero Darwin, Jr. papers

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Identifier: KA-0051-01
Summary Dero Darwin, Jr. (1929-2014) graduated from Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department in 1964. This collection includes design work Darwin produced as a student, as well as lecture notes and course materials, and material from Darwin's professional design career.
Dates: 1961 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1964

Dora Mathieu portrait sketches

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Identifier: KA-0032-01
Abstract Dora Mathieu (1909-1980) taught fashion drawing in the Parsons School of Design Fashion Illustration Department, 1964-1966. The Kellen Design Archives holds twenty-nine of Mathieu's sketches, depicting notable designers of the mid-twentieth century. Although the earliest dated portrait is from 1938, the bulk of the collection was created between 1965 and 1968.
Dates: 1938 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1968

Drawing of Nude by Van Day Truex

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Identifier: KA-0120-01
Summary A drawing of a male nude by Parsons School of Design alumnus and president Van Day Truex, formerly owned by Harry and Dorothy Kneedler Lawenda.
Dates: before 1980

Edward J Wormley papers

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Identifier: KA-0048-01
Abstract Edward Wormley (1907-1995) is often cited as one of the top 20th century designers of American modernist furniture. Beginning at the Dunbar Furniture Company at the age of 23, Wormley eventually became sole designer for the company and maintained a partnership Dunbar for more than three decades. In the 1950s, many of his designs received Good Design designations at the annual Chicago Merchandise Mart/Museum of Modern Art exhibition. Wormley taught at Parsons School of Design between 1952 and...
Dates: circa 1908-1991