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by Topic : Authors (4)

Includes: scholars; theorists

Mary L. Brandt home furnishings training course materials

Creator : Brandt, Mary L.

circa 1946, 1953, 0.1 linear ft
Mary Largent Brandt was an interior decorator, author, lecturer, and merchandising expert. In the 1940s, she developed a training course for retail sales staff to promote more effective merchandising of home furnishings. Included in this collection are Home Furnishings Training Course: Handbook of Home Furnishings (1946) and a binder entitled, Home Furnishings Training Course: Summary of Visual Chart Materials for Home Study and Reference (undated).

Jeffrey Goldfarb papers

Creator : Goldfarb, Jeffrey

1971-2016, 9.4 linear feet
This collection consists of the papers of Jeffrey Goldfarb, the Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology at The New School. The collection contains teaching files; materials relating to Goldfarb's work and research in Poland; correspondence; and manuscripts and proofs for Goldfarb's books, including After the Fall, Cynical Society, and Beyond Glastnost. Also included are manuscripts of papers delivered at conferences, book reviews, book prospectuses, and materials relating to Goldfarb's studies at the University of Chicago. Also found herein are materials pertaining to the Democracy Seminar, including 46 audiocassettes primarily ranging from 1984-1989. Among printed material included in this collection are 11 isues of an "irregular mini-magazine condensing newspaper reports of the Vietnam War into handmaded pictorial narratives; published by Bread and Puppet Theater."

Ronald G. Pisano project records for the William Merritt Chase catalogue raisonné

Creator : Pisano, Ronald G.

1896-2011, 12 linear ft
These records consist of files compiled and produced during the more than thirty years of research and writing that culminated in the publication of the Complete Catalogue of Known and Documented Work by William Merritt Chase (1849–1916), published in four volumes by Yale University Press between 2006 and 2010. The project was begun by Ronald G. Pisano (1948-2000) and completed by D. Frederick Baker and Carolyn Lane after Pisano's death. Files include correspondence with auction houses, museums, galleries, libraries, archives, and individual owners of Chase work; authentication reports; photographs of Chase work; exhibition and auction records; news clippings and articles by and about Chase; and photographs and correspondence from Chase's lifetime (mostly obtained as photocopies from other institutions).

Vera Zolberg papers

Creator : Zolberg, Vera

1952-2015, 8.2 linear feet
This collection consists of the personal records of sociologist and university professor Vera Zolberg. Included are manuscript drafts of Zolberg's books, articles, essays and reviews; correspondence; research files; departmental administrative documents; and biographical ephemera.