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Rabinovitz, Robert

Design Strategies student work from courses taught by Robert Rabinovitz

1998-2011, 14.5 linear feet
This collection contains work produced by students enrolled in Robert Rabinovitz's courses in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design. Courses include Product Design, Design and Management, design lab, and Technology and Social Interaction, among others. The student work consists largely of published book projects. Also found in this collection are syllabi and other course materials created by Rabinovitz.

Ramsey, Robert L.

Robert L. Ramsey papers

1929-2008 (bulk 1941-1980), 25 linear ft.
Robert L. Ramsey (1923-2012) was an art director, scenic designer, and alumni of The New School's Dramatic Workshop. These papers contain Ramsey's set design drawings for commercials, theater, television, and film. Ramsey was also the co-founder of an Off-Broadway theater company called On Stage Productions that operated in the late 1940s. Records from On Stage in this collection include financial documents, publicity material, box office reports, and programs. Ramsey's papers also include scripts and other related material for prospective film projects, notes from classes at the New School Dramatic Workshop, and photographs from television commercial shoots.

Randall, Sunbeam

Sunbeam Randall student work

1948-1993, 0.5 linear ft
Sunbeam "Sunny" Randall (1898-1993) graduated from Parsons School of Design Interior Design Department in 1951 and worked as a professional decorator. The collection includes course materials, furniture and decorative style sketches, class notes, and a scrapbook documenting Randall's art tour of Europe as a Parsons student in 1950.

Red Dancers

Workers Dance League event program and photograph

1933, 2 items
Two items, a snapshot and an event program, related to a performance of the Red Dancers at the Workers Dance League's First Workers' Dance Spartakiade, held at The New School in 1933.

Reed, Marion

Marion Reed student notebook

1927, 0.2 linear ft
A student notebook kept by Marion Reed, who attended Parsons' Paris atelier in the summer of 1927. The notebook contains lecture notes, postcards and class handouts.

Rey, Luis A.

Luis Rey student work

1964-1967, 0.5 linear ft
Luis Rey graduated from the Interior Design Department of Parsons School of Design in 1967. The collection consists of student projects, primarily in the form of drawings and plans, executed by Rey for his courses between 1964 and 1967.

Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy

Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy collection

1965-2016, 7 linear ft; 15.7 gb (5,278 files)
The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy (as of 2019, the Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment) is a graduate division at The New School housed within the Schools of Public Engagement. This collection consists of administrative, promotional, and curricular materials from Milano and its predecessor schools, as well as publications and transcripts from events organized by Milano. The collection covers over fifty years in the history of the school, from its roots in the Center for New York City Affairs, which was founded in 1965, to the 2010s. The material in this collection includes paper records, electronic files, and audiovisual recordings.

Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy

Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions student papers

1978-2005, undated, 6.6 linear feet
Collection consists exclusively of student-authored research papers, organized by program. Most papers feature a single author, except for papers in the Urban Affairs and Policy Analysis series, which are written by a team and typically concern a topic of relevance to New York City.

Roman, Klara G.

Maurice Edwards papers documenting the work of graphologist Klara G. Roman

1949-1973, 0.3 linear ft
These files were kept by Maurice Edwards in his role as assistant to Klara Roman and as posthumous editor, with Rose Wolfson, of Roman's Encyclopedia of the Written Word. The collection includes one file of publicity and materials documenting other ventures of Edwards, in particular his involvement with the Cubiculo Arts Center.

Rudel, Julius

Julius Rudel papers

1945-2015, 23.6 linear feet
This collection contains annotated scores, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, playbills and programs, photographs, and personal ephemera relating to Julius Rudel.

Rummel, Jessica

Jessica Rummel interior decoration working files

1920s-1960s, 3.9 linear ft
Ranging from the 1920s through the 1960s, the Jessica Rummel interior decoration working files consist of the files Rummel kept for her New York City-based interior decoration business, which operated during at least part of this period as Harding & Rummel, Inc. The files, which Rummel arranged under subjects such as "Fireplace equipment," "Quilting," "Decorative motifs," and "Egyptian," include small drawings, watercolors, site plans, and tracings of decorative elements, furniture, textiles, and interior layouts produced by Rummel in the course of doing business. The collection also includes vendor literature, magazine and catalog clippings, postcards, price lists, and business correspondence. Rummel was on the faculty of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons The New School for Design) in the Interior Architecture and Decoration Department from 1921 through 1934.

Russo, John J.

John Russo graphic design work

1955-1983, 0.3 linear ft
John Russo (1920-2012) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1942 and taught at the school from 1946 to 1985. The collection includes printed examples of Russo's whimsical graphics, including fliers, invitations, and posters. More samples of Russo's design work will also be found in the Parsons marketing and promotional materials record group (PC.05.03.01), in the Parsons posters collection (PC.05.07.01) and in the Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records (PC.03.02.01).