collection SC.451 - Norman Lerner collection, 1950-1969

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Reference code

US NNFIT SC.451

Title

Norman Lerner collection, 1950-1969

Date(s)

  • 1950-1969 (Creation)

Level of description

collection

Extent and medium

8.58 linear feet

Context area

Name of creator

(1927-)

Biographical history

Born in 1927, Norman Lerner is a fashion and commercial photographer who worked extensively in New York City between the 1950s to the 1970s. His work appeared in major publications including GQ, Glamour, Popular Photography and the New York Times. His work has been included in exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA and various other art institutions around the United States. Lerner was the first Chair of the Fashion Design program at the Fashion Institute of Technology and a Professor Emeritus of the California Polytechnic State University.

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Scope and content

This collection is comprised of 13 folders containing photographs and press tear sheets, shot by Norman Lerner in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Accruals

System of arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series, Photographs and Press. Box 1 contains mounted photographic prints. Boxes 2 - 4 contain mounted photographic prints. Box 5 contains press. Within each box, folders are organized by story and/or content.

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Conditions governing access

Access is open to researchers by appointment at the Fashion Institute of Technology Library, Department of Special Collections and College Archives. If you have any questions, or wish to schedule an appointment contact us at fitlibsparc@fitnyc.edu or call (212) 217-4385.

Conditions governing reproduction

The Department of Special Collections and College Archives does not own copyright for all material held in its physical custody. It is the researcher's obligation to abide by and satisfy copyright law (http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#108) when copying or using materials (including digital materials) found in or made available from the department. When possible, the department will inform a researcher about the copyright status of material, the researcher's obligations with regard to such material, and, wherever possible, the owner or owners of the copyrights. Any and all reproduction of originals is at the archivist's discretion.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Photographic prints

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Existence and location of originals

The Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Department of Special Collections and College Archives, 27th St. at 7th Ave., NY, NY , USA, 10001

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AAT; ANSI; DACS; DCMI; ISAD(G); ISO; LoC; NISO; etc

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2019 March

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Archivist's note

Arrangement, description, and/or archival processing by Oleg Mindiak, FIT, NY, NY, USA.

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