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William Merritt Chase etchings "Keying Up--the Court Jester" and "Spanish Peasant"

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0080
Abstract

American artist and founder of Parsons School of Design William Merritt Chase (1848-1916) etched the two works comprising this collection, "Keying Up--the Court Jester" (1879) and "Spanish Peasant" (circa 1881).

Dates: 1879, circa 1881

William Odom collection of book endpapers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0036-01
Abstract

William Odom (1884?-1942) attended the New York School of Art (later, Parsons School of Design) around 1909. He returned to teach at Parsons for many years, eventually heading the department of Interior Design, and, in 1930, succeeding Frank Alvah Parsons as president of the school. Odom served in this capacity until his death. The collection consists of Odom's research collection of approximately 300 decorative book endpaper samples.

Dates: before 1942

Wisdom of Life lecture recordings

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-02-26
Abstract

The New School's Adult Division offered the special lecture series, "Wisdom of Life,” in the Fall 1959 and Spring 1960 semesters. Guest lecturers representing a a variety of professional experiences and personal backgrounds ranged in age from 60s to 80s. The course sought to provide audience members with “a better understanding of life through the experiences of those whose personal contributions to society have been deep and lasting.”

Dates: 1959-1960

Women's Legacy at The New School collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-25-01
Overview

Consists of material related to the Women's Legacy at The New School project, including student-led research projects, documentation of a performance during the New School Centennial, and a podcast interview with co-founder of the project, Gina Luria Walker.

Dates: 2017-2021

Workers Dance League event program and photograph

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0012-01
Summary

Two items, a snapshot and an event program, related to a performance of the Red Dancers at the Workers Dance League's First Workers' Dance Spartakiade, held at The New School in 1933.

Dates: 1933

World Policy Institute event recordings

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-02-15
Abstract

Consists of audiovisual recordings of events hosted by the World Policy Institute at The New School, 1991-2011.

Dates: 1991 - 2011

Zack Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0008-01
Abstract

After graduating from Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department in 1973, Zack Carr (1945-2000) worked for B. Altman, Donald Brooks and, most importantly, as creative director for Calvin Klein. In 1984, Carr started his own line, the Zack Carr Collection, before rejoining Calvin Klein in 1987. The papers consist of items produced and compiled between 1969 and 2000, including idea books, photographs, clippings, student work, and sketches.

Dates: 1969-2001

Ziva S. Gruber papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0147-01
Summary

Ziva S. Gruber (née Margalith) is an interior designer and former student at Parsons School of Design. This collection contains Gruber's student notebooks from her classes at Parsons in the early 1960s and documentation of her professional design work. Also included is material related to a 1971 Parsons student project on the redesign of the Central Park Zoo, which Gruber worked with students on as a voluntary instructor.

Dates: 1962 - 1994