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The Future of Beauty symposium program, 1989

  • US NNFIT SC.385
  • collection
  • 1989

Bi-fold program for a Revlon Symposium title The Future of Beauty which was held in New York City on April 6, 1989. Speakers included Nancy Friday, Lionel Tiger, Georgia Witkin, Molly Haskell and Warren Farrell. Also included is a letter from Nancy Friday addressed to the donor David Katzive.

Revlon, Inc.

Jane Bixby Weller collection, 1939-1984

  • US NNFIT SC.416
  • collection
  • 1939-1984

This collection consists of illustrations, photographs, print materials, awards, and other ephemera relating to the career of American fashion illustrator Jane Bixby Weller.

Bixby Weller, Jane

Sally Victor photographs, 1960s

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from the 1960s. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side.

Farrell, Suzanne

This folder contains one 8x10" black and white photo of a ballerina on stage labeled en verso "Suzanne Farrell as Marcela/Don Quixote Act Scene 2/New York City Ballet" and stamped "Photograph by Martha Swope New York City."

Swope, Martha

Claire McCardell collection, 1927-1975

  • US NNFIT SC.38
  • collection
  • 1927-1975

The collection includes Claire McCardell's sketches and illustrations as a student, as well as sketches, newspaper and magazines clippings, correspondence, advertisements, invitations to fashion-related events and original photographs from her career as a fashion designer.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Stephen Burrows collection, 1969-2012

  • US NNFIT SC.332
  • collection
  • 1969-2012

This collection contains fashion sketches (originals and digital facsimiles), fashion photographs, and press/promotional materials documenting the career of Stephen Burrows in the fashion industry from 1969-2012. There is a gap of press materials from 1990-2000 when he left Henri Bendel to open his own business on seventh avenue. His fragrance named, Stephen B., is briefly documented in photographs, press, and a silver wave necklace solid perfume. Ephemeral materials such as personal photographs and an E.R.A ribbon are also a part of the collection.

Burrows, Stephen, 1943-

Symposium records

Includes the papers and presentation delivered at the 2017 Symposium "Dressing New York" on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The names of the presenters and the title of their presentations contained in this folder are: Lucy Carey "The Great Divide of 1960: Norman Norell's Coulotte" ; Sarah Jean Culbreth "'Who Are the Mystery Girls?': Deconstructing the New York Doll's Image ; Loggans "Fantaies of Opulence: Racial Dynamics of Drag Balls in New York City, 1890-1969" ; Daniel Gustina "Depression Era New York: Dress & Photographs of Fashionable Society" .

Sally Victor photographs, Spring-Fall, 1944

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from 1944. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side. Also, included are magazine and newspaper clippings.

FIT Oral histories project

Launched in 1978, an oral history of the fashion industries has been maintained by the Gladys Marcus Library’s Special Collections and Archives department, amassing nearly 375 oral history holdings in various formats, to date, and growing.

In anticipation of FIT's 75th anniversary in 2019, “FIT Talks” was established and institutionalized in [2012?] to make available previously inaccessible content, and to continue to build a rich library of oral histories representative of the fashion and broader creative industries that will be of interest and available to the public at large.

Interviews already include current and former members of the FIT community as well as significant and well-known figures in the fashion industry. For example, charming dialogue about fashion between Princess Grace of Monaco and designer Vera Maxwell is now available to any researcher. Interviews provided through Ford Models, Inc. are also part of the collection.

Gladys Marcus Library

Arthur Jablow interview, 1982 May 14

Arthur Jablow reflecting on his father-in-law, Maurice Rentner. There is a most interesting section in the Oral Memoirs of Maurice Rentner, (his father-in-law) which provides considerable insight into other facets of the ready-to-wear business.

Jablow, Arthur

Sally Victor photographs, Spring-Fall 1964

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from 1964. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side. Also, included are descriptive reports for press releases and a newspaper press release.

Sally Victor photographs, Spring-Fall 1951

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from 1951. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side. Also, included are descriptive reports for press releases.

Sally Victor photograph, Spring-Fall 1962

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from 1962. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side. Also, included are descriptive reports for press releases.

Sally Victor photographs, Spring-Fall 1967

This folder contains black and white photographs depicting clothed women wearing Victor hats from 1967. Most photographs include typed descriptions attached and some have handwritten notes on the reverse side. Also, included are descriptive reports for press releases.

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