Art schools -- New York (State) -- New York
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content of Collection The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.
Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001
Summary Included in this record group are publications issued on a regular basis by The New School, and schools, divisions and offices of the university, including publications of Parsons School of Design and Mannes School of Music dating prior to their affiliation with The New School.
Dates: 1920 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2008
Scope and Content of Collection Compiled by the Kellen Archives staff between 1996 and 2006, this index lists publications that discuss the New York School of Art, which later became Parsons School of Design, and artists associated with the school either as students or instructors between the time of its founding in 1896 until 1912. Photocopies of the relevant pages from the indexed publications are available upon request.The index can be accessed by clicking on this link: ...
Dates: 1996 - 2006
Item — Box Mixed p_OSx-1 (F), Folder: 9
Overview American artist William Merritt Chase established Parsons School of Design in 1896 as the Chase School of Art. The name of the school changed several times, to the New York School of Art in 1902, then to the New York School of Fine and Applied Art in 1909. This charter documents the school's 1909 name change. In 1940, the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to Parsons School of Design in recognition of former President Frank Alvah Parsons's leadership and to differentiate it...
Dates: 1909 October 28
Summary Prior to 1970, when Parsons School of Design existed as an independent entity, it was headed by a president and a powerful Board of Trustees. Upon the merger of Parsons with The New School, legal authority transferred to a central Board of Trustees for The New School and the Parsons board became a Board of Overseers. The collection includes minutes and reports from before and after the merger with The New School. Subjects frequently addressed include financial expenditures and development,...
Dates: 1912 - 2003
Summary 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.
Dates: 1968 - 2007, undated
Abstract This collection consists of records created and received by Parsons School of Design Presidents Sterling A. Callisen (president 1959-1963) and Francis A. Ruzicka (president 1963-1969) as well as the records of the Parsons Academic Dean's Office and Business Manager from the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, committe meeting minutes, reports, and curriculum proposals. Some files are restricted. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Dates: 1908 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1970
Abstract Includes 1,425 photographs, contact sheets and negatives documenting Parsons student and campus life, including exhibitions, award and fashion shows, guest lectures, field trips, and campus construction projects.
Dates: circa 1920s - 2003; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000
Abstract Contains 236 posters created for academic departments and administrative offices of Parsons The New School for Design, including promotional posters for summer sessions and study abroad programs, recruiting by specific departments, and publicity for exhibitions, public programs, and internship fairs. With the exception of a 1927 poster advertising a dance, the series does not contain any material created prior to 1956.
Dates: 1927 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2006
Summary Consists of Parsons School of Design syllabi compiled by the Office of the Dean in electronic formats between 2006 and 2014. While not comprehensive, approximately 20,000 courses are documented over a seven year period during which Parsons School of Design experienced a significant structural re-organization.
Dates: 2006 - 2014