Manuals (instructional materials)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Clara Mayer papers
Harry B. Baker papers
Harry B. Baker (1868-1941) was an illustrator who taught at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (which became Parsons School of Design) in the early 20th century. Before moving to New York, Baker traveled the American West. He illustrated bar fights, cowboys, Native Americans, and street scenes. The collection includes photographs of Baker and his students, a letter from Frank Alvah Parsons, and illustrations by Baker.
Mary L. Brandt home furnishings training course materials
Maurice Edwards papers documenting the work of graphologist Klara G. Roman
This collection primarily consists of correspondence, articles, and proofs related to the publication of graphologist and New School faculty member Klara Roman's (1881-1962) book, Encyclopedia of the Written Word. The materials were assembled by actor, director, and author Maurice Edwards (1922-2020) in his capacity as Roman's assistant and posthumous co-editor (with Rose Wolfson). The files also hold items related to Edwards's theater career.
Mills College of Education records
Collection includes office records from Mills College of Education from the years 1956 to 1972. The institution was a four-year college awarding Bachelors of Education degrees, formerly located at 66 Fifth Avenue in New York City. The college merged with The New School in 1972, and closed in 1975. Materials include correspondence, event and promotional materials, student statistics, memoranda, policies, and minutes.
New School guides and handbooks collection
This collection contains student, faculty, and staff handbooks from The New School and various divisions and departments within the university. These guides cover student life, degree requirements, information about living in New York City, among other topics. Faculty handbooks offer teaching guidelines and regulations, while materials created for international students provide information on adapting to life in the United States.
New School Office of the University Librarian records
The New School Office of the University Librarian records hold reports, administrative documents, correspondence, project files, and memos. The records pertain to the oversight of The New School's libraries, which have undergone various name changes over time. Separate record groups document individual New School libraries: the Raymond E. Fogelman Library records (NS.08.01.01) and the Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library records (PC.08.01.01).
Parsons School of Design handbooks and orientation materials collection
Contains handbooks and guides issued by the administration of Parsons School of Design and The New School to familiarize Parsons faculty, students, and students' families with school regulations, policies, and procedures. Also includes materials designed to acquaint students with aspects of living and studying in New York City.