Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Official or formal records of a special investigation, in the form of documents containing presentations of facts, proceedings, investigations, or events.
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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 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
Summary The collection consists primarily of lecture notes and course-related notebooks maintained by designer Carolyn Nesbitt Wagenseller ('63) during her studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.
Dates: 1960 - 1963
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 email@example.com for details.
Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997
Summary Clara Woolie Mayer (1895-1988) held a long affiliation with the New School, first as a student, then in a fund raising capacity and as a trustee, followed by a succession of 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--during Mayer's term as vice president and dean--the collection consists primarily of subject files pertaining to...
Dates: 1879 - 1976
Abstract David Corcos Levy served as dean of Parsons School of Design from 1970 until 1989. The bulk of these records were generated between 1970 and 1984, after the merger of Parsons and the New School for Social Research, and consist of memos, correspondence, reports, and subject files related to Levy's administrative tenure.Correspondents include a range of New School and Parsons administrators, including New School president John R. Everett; New School dean Allen Austill; Albert Landa;...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated
Summary Fiona Walker Dieffenbacher is a fashion designer, author, and alumna of Parsons School of Design, as well as a full-time faculty member and director of the BFA Fashion Design program. The collection is comprised of student project notebooks and portfolios maintained by Dieffenbacher while she was a Fashion Design BFA student at Parsons School of Design in the early 1990s and examples of visual aids created by Dieffenbacher as a professor, as well as student work produced in classes she taught...
Dates: 1989 - 2011
Abstract Interior designer and Parsons School of Design alumna Henriette Granville Suhr (1917-2015) specialized in merchandising and display design. This collection represents her work for such manufacturers, retailers, and designers as Baker Furniture, Bloomingdale's, and T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings.
Dates: 1949 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1976
Summary The Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) was founded in 1962 by a group of New York City schoolteachers who sought to continue their intellectual development after retirement. The creation of courses and their delivery is entirely member run and depends upon members’ interests. New courses are offered each term. The collection consists mainly of printed matter, such as fliers, publications and course catalogs.
Dates: 1967 - 2012
Abstract The Institute of World Affairs (IWA) records document the operations of the Institute and its administrators and researchers. The bulk of the materials originate from its founding in 1942 until its redesignation as the Research Division of the New School for Social Research in 1953, and consist of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, research proposals and reports, contracts, publishing agreements, and budgets; writings in the form of manuscripts, drafts, notes, and published...
Dates: 1938 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1953