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Guide to the Margaret Schmid Hartelius student work, 1946-1947

Collection Overview

Repository

Kellen Design Archives

Collection Identifier

KA.0079

Creator

Hartelius, Margaret A.

Title

Margaret Schmid Hartelius student work, 1946-1947

Extent

0.1 linear ft: 2 illustrations

Summary

Consists of two illustrations completed by Margaret Schmid (1922-2001) for an advertising design course at Parsons School of Design. After graduating in 1947. Schmid, whose name changed when she married Paul Hartelius, Jr., went on to a successful fifty-year career as an illustrator and children's book author.

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], [date (if known)], Margaret Schmid Hartelius student work, KA.0079, box __, folder __, New School Archives and Special Collections, The New School, New York, New York.

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Biographical note

Margaret Schmid (1922-2001) was born in Reading, Michigan. She attended Parsons School of Design in the 1940s and graduated in 1947. She and her husband, Paul Hartelius, Jr., established Briarmead, a commercial illustration studio, through which she served as a freelance illustrator for major publishing companies. Among their joint projects was the design of the Camp Fire Girls handbooks. She later became a prolific author and illustrator of children's books. She died in 2001 at the age of 78.

Source:

[obituary]. Journal.Maine.Com. Accessed August 17, 2010 at http://journal.maine.com/Obituaries/by_code.html?code=20010809528600

http://www.ancientfaces.com/person/margaret-a-hartelius/50630632

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Scope and Contents of Collection

The two items in the collection are brightly colored advertisements for CBS records and WABC news. Attached to one of the drawings is a copy of the design problem describing the class assignment: to create an advertising campaign for a broadcasting company.

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Administrative Information

Bernadette Vitale in 2010; initial processing by Anne Kumer in 2007.

Publication Information

Kellen Design Archives - August 19, 2010

66 5th Ave./
lobby level
New York, NY, 10011
212.229.5942
archivist@newschool.edu

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], [date (if known)], Margaret Schmid Hartelius student work, KA.0079, box __, folder __, New School Archives and Special Collections, The New School, New York, New York.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research use. Please contact archivist@newschool.edu for appointment.

Use Restrictions

To publish images of material from this collection, permission must be obtained in writing from the New School Archives. Please contact: archivist@newschool.edu.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated by Margaret Schmid Hartelius, 1996.

External Support

The processing of this collection was supported in part by a grant from the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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Keywords for Searching Related Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

  • Parsons School of Design. Graphic Advertising and Illustration Department.

Genre(s)

  • Drawings.
  • Student projects.

Subject(s)

  • Advertising layout and typography.
  • Commercial art -- United States -- 20th century.
  • Graphic design -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder
Student work, 1946-1947 
k_OSxx-1 10

Collection Guide Last Updated: 10/25/2016

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