item 1 - Andrew Goodman interview, 1977 December 13

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.20.4.9.2.1

Title

Andrew Goodman interview, 1977 December 13

Date(s)

  • 1977 December 13 (Creation)

Level of description

item

Extent and medium

Recording length: 00:49:46, 00:51:17
Original format: Reel to reel audio tape
Transcript: paper and digitized PDF/A

Context area

Name of creator

(1911-2001)

Biographical history

"Robert Riley, an expert on fashion design who oversaw collections and organized design shows at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Fashion Institute of Technology, died on Oct. 6 at a hospital in Hyannis, Mass. He was 90 and lived in Truro, Mass. Mr. Riley retired in 1981 after two decades as director of the design laboratory of the Fashion Institute, in Manhattan. Earlier he held posts in the design field at the Brooklyn Museum for decades. Looking back in 1981 at recent fashion history, he said ruefully, ''The social upheaval of the 50's and 60's broke the back of the fashion business so that people are no longer concerned with how they look or with what's coming out of Paris.'' Some weeks before he left the Fashion Institute, he oversaw his last costume show there, a retrospective of the work of the noted textile and fabric designer Mario Fortuny. One fashion writer wrote of Mr. Riley at the time that the exhibition reflected ''the teamwork, good planning and unerring eye that are his trademarks.''"

Name of creator

(1907-1993)

Biographical history

Andrew Goodman, son of Edwin Goodman (founder of Bergdorf Goodman), head of Bergdorf Goodman. Andrew Goodman passed away in 1993.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Interview with Andrew Goodman and his relationship and history with the Bergdorf Goodman store.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

File split to avoid 2GB limit, w/ overlap.

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Generated finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Legacy audio file ID: AOH186

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places