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Administrative records
US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.20.4.9.0 · sub-sub-sub-series · circa 1980s
Part of Academic Affairs records

Documents describing the planning, formation, and implementation of various oral history projects administrated by the FIT Library and other FIT departments. Includes meeting minutes, class documents from John Touhey's oral history studies, histories, and documentation. Bulk of the content relates to the Oral History Project of the Fashion Industries series within the Oral History collection.

Sketches and shoe patterns
US NNFIT SC.105.1 · series · 1936-1977
Part of Seymour Troy collection, 1936-1977, bulk 1936-1940

This series consists of sketches of shoes and shoe patterns cut out of paper, cardstock, cardboard, and fabric. Some sketches and patterns are accompanied by embellishments such as leather samples and tassels. Previous documentation noted that some of the sketches in the collection were designed by other designers for Seymour Troy, and specifically named Emery Blau, Al Lewis, and "Cohen." Almost all sketches and patterns are undated.

Troy, Seymour
Press Coverage, 1972-1975
US NNFIT SC.38.2.1.1 · folder · 1972-1975
Part of Claire McCardell collection, 1927-1975

This folder contains news paper clipping from Fashion Week, the national news paper of retailing from November 13, 1972. It describes a retrospective fashion show of McCardell's designs, organized by American Designer Rudi Gernreich, 1922-1985. Also in this folder is a newspaper clipping from 1975 featuring a sundress designed by McCardell in 1946.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
Avedon
US NNFIT SC.214.7.1 · folder
Part of Eleanor Lambert collection, 1943-2003

This folder contains one black and white photo of a woman modeling jewelry labeled en verso "Luciana Pignatelli-Avedon/Hold".

Catalano, Elisabetta
US NNFIT SC.1.3.5.1 · folder · 1910s-1925
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Article entitled "Studies in Smartness" written by Miss Violet Vanbrugh as well as a Christmas card and a Business card. One program from an exhibition of Gera Mills' fabric used in garments made by Vionnet, Lelong, Patou, Paquin, Cheuir, Premet, Renee, Doucet, Doeuille, and Bernard. 1-Two page spread (pp. 18-21) from the December 22, 1925 issue of Women's Wear Daily; amusements page and a page dedicated to fur fashion, with advertisements and columns about the popular furs of the time.

Catalogs, 2000's
US NNFIT SC.332.3.2.1 · folder
Part of Stephen Burrows collection, 1969-2012

This folder contains catalogs and accompanying materials relating to the MCNY Exhibition: Stephen Burrows: A Retrospective, along with other materials relating to runway shows.

McCall's patterns
US NNFIT SC.332.5.1 · folder
Part of Stephen Burrows collection, 1969-2012

This folder contains six McCall's patterns of Stephen Burrows designs from the 1970's. Garment patterns range from loungewear and wrap dresses to complete outfits with separates.

US NNFIT SC.328.1.1 · sub-series
Part of Robert Simon Newey collection, 1956 - circa 2016

This sub-series is comprised of fifty-nine black & white photographs of Newey's work as a window dresser and display artist for Bonwit Teller, Greneker Manikin Co., NYC, Zarin Display Co, NYC, Lord & Taylor, the Singer Sewing Machine Pavillion at the 1964 New York World's Fair and Saks Fifth Ave. All but three photos are sized 8x10".

Mill management
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1 · sub-series · 1870 - 1873
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This sub-series contains items that were produced as a result of Edward Moir's work as a manager and president of Wool Mills. Most of it relates to Crown Woolen Mills (particularly mill appraisals), but there are some items that relate to earlier jobs he held at other mills. See also US.NNFIT.SC.217.2.4 which contains photos of Crown Woolen Mills over the years.

Book Proposal Drafts Vita
US NNFIT SC.149.1 · folder · undated
Part of Elizabeth Hawes papers, 1967-1970

This folder contains two different versions of a manuscript entitled "Not That Fashion's Gone to Hell" and a undated photocopy of an Joseph Magnin ad.

Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971
US NNFIT SC.396.1.1 · item · 1939-1940
Part of Mainbocher collection

Volume 1 contains coverage of Mainbocher's back-to corsets movement and the new long torso silhouette he created in undergarments during his collaboration with Warner. It also contains extensive coverage of his famous "Rules for Chic" 12-point plan and his first trip back to his native Chicago. Included are Mainbocher-Warner PR materials, a New Yorker profile, and ads taken from the New Yorker, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Folders contain a periodicals list, a brief note from an unidentified woman to the designer and an issue of Look magazine with an article on Mainbocher's business from January 18, 1938.

Press, 1936-1953
US NNFIT SC.147.2.1 · folder · 1936-1953
Part of Margé Studios collection, 1919-1953

This folder contains a short biography of Madame (Marguerite) Marge and press clippings, photographs, and fabric samples related to her 1936-37 Javanese Batik collection.

Press, 1939-1956
US NNFIT SC.100.1.1 · folder · 1939-1956
Part of Robert Dudley collection, 1932-1979

This folder contains original press clippings and press photographs related to Robert Dudley and hats he designed and sold, dating between 1939-1956.

Press, 1990-1995
US NNFIT SC.452.1 · series · 1990-1995
Part of Thierry Mugler collection, 1989-1998

This series is comprised of press-realted material including press kits, collection and garment descriptions, and compilations of press converage.