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Biographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written accounts of the lives of individuals. For the genre regardless of medium, prefer "biography (general genre)."

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Susan Daniell papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0127
Summary The Margaret Susan Daniell papers consist of biographical materials, a student notebook and drawings from her education at Parsons School of Design in the late 1920s, and two photographs. Daniell (1907-1998) studied fashion design at Parsons and later worked at Paramount Studios.
Dates: circa 1928-2011; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1929

New School Art Center records

 Collection
Identifier: NS-03-05-02
Summary The New School Art Center was established in the fall of 1960 with a donation from the Albert J. List Foundation, and remained in operation until around 1977. Directed throughout its existence by Paul Mocsanyi, the Center's programs reflected the New School's founding commitment to engage provocative subjects, using art to explore contemporary political and social issues. Mocsanyi's files also document the founding of the Collectors Institute, a membership organization for private collectors...
Dates: 1956 - 1975

Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-03-02-01
Summary The Parsons School of Design Alumni Association was incorporated in 1952 and continued until Parsons School of Design merged into the New School for Social Research in 1970. Records contain correspondence, financial records, minutes, photographic materials, printed materials, scrapbooks of clippings and subject files. Also includes documents generated by earlier alumni associations that the Alumni Association incorporated into its working files.
Dates: 1920 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1970

Violet Holsinger Mueller papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0129-01
Summary Violet Holsinger Mueller (1907-2003) studied fashion design at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) from 1926 through 1929. She worked as an interior designer for the St. Louis-based department store, Stix, Baer & Fuller for over two decades, and also established her own design consultancy in Belleville, Illinois. Her papers include personal materials, as well as documentation created over the course of her education at Parsons and her professional...
Dates: 1926 - 2010