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Summary Allen Austill (1927-2016) joined The New School in 1962. In 1965 he was appointed dean of the Adult Division and remained in this position for most of his career at the institution. In 1987, he was named chancellor of the university and held this position until 1989, when he retired. The Allen Austill records are a small but significant set of materials largely relating to Austill's participation at The New School in activities that fell outside of his primary role as dean of the Adult...
Dates: 1957 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980
Summary Consists of handwritten and typed letters from Dr. Alvin Johnson, President Emeritus of the New School for Social Research, to philanthropist Dannie N. Heineman and carbon copies of some of Heineman's replies.
Dates: 1951 - 1961
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
Summary The American Council for Émigrés in the Professions was founded in 1945 by Dr. Else Staudinger and Dr. Alvin Johnson. Its purpose was to provide aid, counselling, and placement for refugees of the Second World War who had been professionals--doctors, lawyers, engineers, scholars--in their homelands. Material herein consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, and name and subject files. Access is provided to this unprocessed record group, but some files may be restricted. Please...
Dates: circa 1946-1990
Scope and Content of Collection The audio recordings and transcripts in this collection document lectures from a fifteen-week series on the race crisis in the United States, held in the spring of 1964 at the New School, organized by New School professor Daniel S. Anthony. The speakers in the recordings include Charles Abrams, Algernon D. Black, Dan W. Dodson, Milton A. Galamison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Louis Lomax, Joseph Monserrat, Melvin Tumin, Robert C. Weaver, and Roy Wilkins. Open to the general public, the lectures...
Abstract The workbook that comprises this collection was used during the Amos Parrish Fashion Merchandising Clinic, held in New York City, January 6-10, 1930. Parrish's clinic was offered once and sometimes twice annually from the 1920s through 1955 to forecast the year's trends for the fashion industry. This workbook belonged to Howard Phillips, merchandise manager for the Ernst Kern Department Store, Detroit, Michigan, and was heavily annotated by Phillips during his week at Parrish's clinic.
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
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
Summary Records kept by New School faculty member Ann Snitow, largely documenting her activities in connection with the evolving status of gender studies courses and programs at The New School at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Dates: 1986 - 2012
Abstract Feminist activist and scholar Ann Barr Snitow (1943-2019) taught at The New School's Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts from 1986 until her retirement in April 2019. This collection visually documents a retirement party held in her honor. It includes image and video files.
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- Student projects 62
- Correspondence 50
- Photographs 49
- Administrative records 43
- Drawings 41
- Sketches 41
- Fashion design 35
- Clippings (information artifacts) 34
- Women's clothing 31
- Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration 29 ∧ less
- New School (New York, N.Y.) 44
- Parsons School of Design 40
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). Graduate Faculty 26
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 22
- New York School of Fine and Applied Art 19
- New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections 17
- Parsons School of Design. Interior Design Department 12
- Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971 11
- Paris Ateliers 11
- Parsons Paris 11 ∧ less
- English 353
- French 20
- German 17
- Spanish; Castilian 8
- Italian 5