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Abel, Reuben

Reuben Abel papers

1927-1995, 2.2 linear ft
These papers document the academic career of Reuben Abel (1911-1997), beginning with his education as an undergraduate student at Columbia College and doctoral philosophy student in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, and continuing throughout his professorship at the university. It includes course notes and syllabi from his academic work, and correspondence and other material documenting his student activities, such as his role as founder and editor of the New School student magazine, 12th Street: A Quarterly, and later his membership in the Alumni Association. Abel's papers reflect his position within the Graduate Faculty, consisting of correspondence with colleagues and deans, appointment letters, faculty minutes, and committee documents; in addition to his role as instructor and advisor to students, consisting of lecture notes, thesis committee work and doctoral exam requirement reviews. Affiliations as a scholar found in his papers include the Conference on Methods in Philosophy and Sciences and the American Society for Aesthetics. Contains one annotated typscript of his work,Man Is the Measure.

Abel, Reuben

Mills College of Education records

1959-1970, 1.1 linear feet
Mills College of Education was an independent, private teacher training institution located in New York City. In 1972, Mills was absorbed by The New School. This collection contains Mill's College administrative records from before the merger.

Abel, Reuben

New School Office of the University Librarian records

1963-2012, 6.6 linear feet
This collection consists of reports, administrative documents, correspondence, project files, and memos created by the Office of the University Librarian. Although the title "University Librarian" first appears in a 1984 course catalog, earlier New School catalogs from the mid-1970s reference the position of "Library Director" in the upper-level administration. The affiliation of Parsons School of Design with the New School for Social Research in 1970 and the subsequent relocation of Parsons School of Design to Greenwich Village resulted in two separate libraries, the Adam L. Gimbel Design Library (it was not named the Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library until 1982) and the Raymond E. Fogelman Library, existing at the institution simultaneously. Mannes College of Music would later joined the New School in 1989.
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Administrative and Other Offices

New School Raymond E. Fogelman Library records

1947-2008, 2.2 linear feet
This collection consists of the records of the Raymond Fogelman Library, The New School's historical library for social sciences and history prior to being incorporated into the cross-divisional The New School Libraries & Special Collections. Although the earliest documents in this record group date from the 1970s, the bulk of the records covers the 1990s and early 2000s. Some files may be closed to protect employee privacy. Please consult with an archivist for further details.

Adri

Adri fashion design business records

1967-2007, 13.2 linear ft
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 sheets, photographic materials, press kits, presentation portfolios, sketches, swatches, and video recordings.

Aldwell, Edward

Edward Aldwell collection

1938-2000, 2.2 linear feet
The Edward Aldwell collection consists of Edward Aldwell’s personal documents. Included in the collection are curricula, Schenkerian analyses, notes on his textbook, and notes on administrative matters at Mannes College.
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American Council for Emigres in the Professions

American Council for Emigres in the Professions records

1946-1980, 20.9 linear feet
The American Council for Emigres in the Professions was founded in 1945 by Dr. Else Staudinger and Dr. Alvin Johnson. Its purpose was to provide aid, counselling and placement for refugees of the Second World War who had been professionals--doctors, lawyers, engineers, scholars, in their homelands. Material herein consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, and name and subject files.

Amos Parrish and Company, New York

Amos Parrish fashion merchandising clinic workbook

1930, 0.2 linear ft
The workbook that comprises this collection was used during the Amos Parrish Fashion Merchandising Clinic, held in New York City, January 6-10, 1930. Parrish's clinic was offered once and sometimes twice annually from the 1920s through 1955 to forecast the year's trends for the fashion industry. This workbook belonged to Howard Phillips, merchandise manager for the Ernst Kern Department Store, Detroit, Michigan, and was heavily annotated by Phillips during his week at Parrish's clinic.

André and Creators Studios

André and Creators Studios fashion drawings

1937-1972, 8.8 linear ft
André and Creators Studios were Seventh Avenue fashion businesses that marketed their designs to clothing manufacturers by subscription. In the mid-1970s Pearl Alexander Lipman, André's co-owner and designer since the 1930s, retired, and the company's design drawings were sold to Creators Studios. The collection consists of reproductions of designs -- some vibrantly hand-colored -- produced and distributed by the two companies between 1937 and 1972.
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Antonucci, Emil

Emil Antonucci graphic design papers

1950-2004, 40 linear ft
Emil Antonucci (1929-2006) was a New York-based artist, graphic artist, book designer, illustrator, publisher, and teacher. This collection contains artwork and design project materials in a variety of mediums pertaining to his freelance design and artistic career. Dating from the 1950s through the 2000s, materials in the collection include original artwork; graphic design proofs and layouts; book and magazine interiors, illustrations, mechanicals, and Antonucci's writings. Included in this collection are items relating to the poetry of Robert Lax, whose poetry Antonucci published on his letterpresses, The Hand Press and Journeyman Press. Finally, a number of audio recordings of Antonucci's sound art and Lax's poetry readings are contained herein.

Arendt, Hannah

Hannah Arendt New School faculty files

1963-1975, 1.5 linear ft
Hannah Arendt was University Professor in Philosophy from 1967-1975 in The New School's Graduate Faculty (later, New School for Social Research). These records stem from her work as professor and advisor to students, and her involvement with the Tenure Committee. Student files consist of transcripts, writing samples, resumes, referral requests, grant applications and correspondence, among other documents involved in graduate student admissions. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Arje, Dan

Dan Arje papers

1949-1981, 3.4 linear ft
Dan Arje (1923-1993) was a designer and display director for Bonwit Teller. The collection is primarily comprised of albums containing photographs and news clippings about Arje's displays, as well as correspondence regarding his decorating work for the White House during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, including the decoration of the White House Christmas tree. Also present are materials Arje collected about Bonwit Teller and Tiffany's designer Gene Moore.
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Austill, Allen

Allen Austill records

1957-1989, 3 linear feet
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 Division, including new program initiatives and the administration of Parsons School of Design in the decade after it became part of the New School. Some documents in this collection are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for further information.
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