This folder contains charcoal and crayon nude sketches and figure studies, may have been done while McCardell attended the Parisian branch of New York School of Fine and Applied Art (today known as Parsons). Most sketches are signed and dated.
This folder contains advertisements from retailers across the country who sold McCardell's designs. Also in the folder is an advertisement for her line of Utility fashion for Lord & Taylor, as well as a booklet of a Denim line of Townely Frocks she designed.
This folder contains loose newspaper clippings that include feature stories about Valerie Fuchs as well as her store appearances and Aris glove advertisements. Also a few articles and medical journals related to ISOTONER products.
This folder contains ten various sized mixed media sketches (ink, gouache, pencil and watercolor in various permutations) of dresses, hats and coats. Two sketches stamped "S.A.R.L. Carven, 6 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées" and "Made in France", one sketch stamped "Hermes seiilier" and one other stamped "Made in France" with no futher attribution.
This folder contains Xeroxed clippings, including McCardell's bathing suit featured on the cover of Life Magazine. Also in the folder are clipping regarding McCardell's men's wear design for an event related to the Costume Institute exhibition "Adam in the Looking Glass" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and several clippings relating to her collection of pleated dresses.