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Charles Gerli fashion runway slides

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0109-01
Abstract

Collection consists of photographic slides depicting fashion runway shows compiled by freelance photographer Charles Gerli. Photographs were taken by Gerli, Dan Lecca and Corina Lecca for various magazines. Designers and fashion houses represented include Bill Blass, Chanel, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Lacroix, Lanvin, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Adrienne Vittadini and many others.

Dates: 1991-1992

Charles Harbutt teaching notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0140-01
Summary

Charles Harbutt taught photography at Parsons School of Design from the early 1990s until his death in 2015. He served as the president of the photographic cooperative Magnum twice, and his work appeared in many publications and exhibitions. The collection consists of material created and assembled by Harbutt for his Parsons classes.

Dates: 1997 - 2015

Charles Le Maire costume and fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0055-01
Abstract

Charles Le Maire (1897-1985) began his costume design career in vaudeville shows of the 1920s. He later served as executive designer at Twentieth Century-Fox. In the 1950s, Le Maire formed his own business from private commissions and film work, earning thirteen Oscar nominations and three Oscars for Best Costume Design. The collection contains seventeen Le Maire sketches, including work for the Earl Carroll Vanities (1924-1930).

Dates: circa 1924-1950s

Charles S. Olton records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-07-01
Abstract

Consists of records created and received by Charles S. Olton, dean of Parsons School of Design from 1989 until 1997. Includes subject files on committees, departments and programs, events, individuals, international projects, and general administrative issues. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997

Chester Weinberg publicity scrapbook and sketch

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0046-01
Abstract

Chester Weinberg (1931-1985) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1951 and served as visiting lecturer on fashion design there from 1955 to 1985. Weinberg established his own label in 1966. He later became a consultant and was named design director of Calvin Klein jeans in 1981. The collection contains a scrapbook of news clippings, fashion print ads, and photographs mainly chronicling Weinberg’s work from 1966 to 1975.

Dates: 1953 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1975

Chris Crews New School student activism collection

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0023-01
Abstract This collection documenting student activism at The New School and in New York City was compiled and created by Chris G. Crews, political scientist, activist, and New School graduate student between 2008 and 2019. The collection consists of video recordings and photographs of protests, town halls, meetings, workshops, and conferences, as well as documentation of various student-led, grassroot, and activist actions at The New School, and documents associated with Crews's work on various New...
Dates: 1977-2019; Majority of material found within 2008-2019

Cipe Pineles's Editorial Design course dummies

 Collection
Identifier: PC-02-12-02
Summary

Collection consists of twenty dummies created at Parsons School of Design by students in an Editorial Design course taught by Cipe Pineles. The course was situated in the Graphic Design (later Communication Design) Department. One of the dummies is Pineles's, used as an example for her students, titled, Ah, Me.

Dates: 1970 or 1971

Claire McCardell clothing samples collection

 Collection — Box: OSxxx-1
Identifier: KA-0125-01
Abstract

This collection consists of one iridescent red dress and one light blue and white houndstooth shirt, both designed by Claire McCardell (1905-1958).

Dates: before 1950; circa 1955

Claire McCardell fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0082-01
Abstract

Claire McCardell (1905-1958) graduated from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1928 and later became a pivotal figure in American ready-to-wear fashion. In 1944, McCardell returned to Parsons as a critic and instructor, a position she held for the rest of her life. The collection contains roughly 9,000 of McCardell's sketches, dated 1931 to 1958; mostly produced for Townley Frocks.

Dates: 1931 - 1958

Clara Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-01-02
Abstract Clara Woolie Mayer (1895-1988) held a long affiliation with the New School: as a student, as a trustee, and then in administrative roles, including dean of the School of Philosophy and Liberal Arts (1943-1961) and vice president of the New School for Social Research (1950-1961). Dating largely from 1950 to the early 1960s, the collection consists of subject files pertaining to programs, departments, and New School faculty and administration. Of note is Mayer's correspondence,...
Dates: 1879 - 1976