The New School Archives Digital Collections

Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records 1920 – 1970

Collection, PC030201

Administration (PC030201.01)
Subject files (PC030201.02)
Photographs (PC030201.03)
Alumni and alumnae biographical files (PC030201.04)
Clippings scrapbooks (PC030201.05)


The Parsons School of Design Alumni Association was incorporated in 1952 and continued until Parsons School of Design merged into the New School for Social Research in 1970. Records contains correspondence, financial records, minutes, photographic materials, printed materials, scrapbooks of clippings, and subject files. Also includes documents generated by earlier alumni associations that the Alumni Association incorporated into its working files.

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Norman Norell collection
John Russo graphic design work
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Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records (pre-2008 accessions)
Parsons School of Design photograph collection (pre-2008 accessions)

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Collection Guide

Guide to the Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records

Related people/organizations

Dorothy Livingston Arnold
Clemens Kalischer
Parsons School of Design
Francis A. Ruzicka
Otho S. Shaw

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