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Press kits

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Packets of promotional materials for distribution to the press, as at a press conference. For official or authoritative statements distributed to the press typically by a public relations firm or government agency, use "press releases."

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adri fashion design business records

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0107-01
Abstract Mary Adrienne Steckling Coen (1934-2006) graduated from Parsons School of Design's Fashion Design Department in 1958. In 1966, "Adri" -- her professional name -- developed her own line and continued designing under her own labels for the rest of her career. In 1982, Adri received the prestigious Coty American Fashion Critics "Winnie" award. The records document Adri's business and professional life, with materials largely arranged according to year and season. Includes clippings and tear...
Dates: 1960 - 2007

Fashion look books and merchandising collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0110-01
Summary Contains printed and moving image publicity materials produced for late twentieth century fashion designers. Predominant designers include: Calvin Klein, Donna Karan (DKNY), Joseph Abboud, Pierre Balmain, Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. Also contains printed materials produced for Parsons School of Design alumni Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka, Isaac Mizrahi, Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Peter Speliopoulus, and Bruce (Daphne Gutierrez and Nicole Noselli).
Dates: 1960s-2001; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2001

George Calderaro New School Office of Communications records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-01-03
Summary This record group consists of video recordings, clippings, printed publicity samples and advertising campaign materials, and topical office files, which include a large number of press releases, created by George Calderaro in his capacity as director of publicity for what is now, in 2019, The New School's Schools of Public Engagement. Calderaro led the New School Communications Office, which was later subsumed into the Marketing and Communications unit, from 1995 until 2005.
Dates: 1975 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2005

John Weitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0047
Abstract A leading figure in the development of American ready-to-wear clothing, John Weitz (1923-2002) established one of the first American signature menswear lines. Through various licensing arrangements combined with self-referential advertising campaigns, he established an international consumer base. In addition to fashion design, Weitz pursued an array of other interests, becoming a successful race car driver, yachtsman, bestselling author and photographer. Weitz was a visiting lecturer at...
Dates: 1945 - 1998

Joseph Marcella student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0123
Summary The collection consists of student work and related records created or received by Joseph Marcella while studying in the Design Correlations Department (now Product Design) of Parsons School of Design between 1968 and 1970. In addition to project files for portable structures, underwater and outerspace habitations, and a one-piece plastic chair, the collection includes photographs, posters, and textual materials documenting the first Earth Day observances at Parsons.
Dates: 1968 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1970

Lucie Porges fashion design papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0139-01
Summary The Lucie Porges fashion design papers include biographical materials, fashion sketches, fashion illustrations and fashion photographs, and teaching records. It is of a primarily professional nature, with little documentation of Porges's personal life. The primary activities documented are Porges's fashion design work for Pauline Trigère and her teaching activities at Parsons School of Design.
Dates: 1950 - 2011

Margaret Hodge Company project files

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0049
Summary After graduating from Parsons School of Design in 1945, Margaret Hodge became director of fashion marketing at Vogue, and in 1967 established her own fashion publicity business. Hodge led multiple marketing campaigns, tying clothing lines to the style and fashion of Hollywood films. The collection largely consists of examples of promotional material from Hollywood films, including publicity, set and costume design photographs, press kits, event announcements and...
Dates: 1945 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1976

New School photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-04-01-01
Abstract This collection primarily consists of photographs of New School students, faculty, administrators, buildings, class sessions, student life, and events. While the photographs span the period between 1933 and 1984, most of the photographs are concentrated between the 1940s and the 1970s.
Dates: 1920s - 1990s; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1977

New School Publicity Office records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-01-05
Summary This collection largely documents the activities of the New School Publicity Office during the 1940s and 1950s, and reflects the range of functions and activities of the department under the leadership of Agnes De Lima, who directed the department for two decades. The collection includes notes and draft materials for the production of press releases, articles in the weekly New School Bulletin, advertisements and course promotion, and related administrative...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965

Parsons School of Design Environmental Design projects taught by Jean McClintock Gardner

 Collection
Identifier: PC-02-05-01
Summary This small record group documents two New York City-based projects taught by Parsons School of Design professor Jean McClintock Gardner in the early 1970s. One project focused on the Southern Boulevard Redemption Area in the Bronx, the other on Union Square in Manhattan. These projects involved original research, collaboration with neighborhood organizations and communities, and urban rehabilitation design proposals by students in the Environmental Design Department (now the School of...
Dates: 1972 - 1974