collection SC.490 - Anneliese Kapp collection, 1963-1998

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Anneliese Kapp collection, 1963-1998


  • 1963 - 1998 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

.5 linear feet

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Biographical history

Anneliese Kapp was born in Germany in 1922 and immigrated to New York in 1938. Kapp became a prominent fashion illustrator counting Bloomingdale's, Bally Shoes and Lacoste as clients. Her work regularly appeared in Women's Wear Daily and The New York Times.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donation of Peter Kapp, May 2023

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Scope and content

This collection is comprised of original fashion illustrations and other related materials documenting the work of illustrator Anneliese Kapp.

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System of arrangement

This collection is arranged into four series: Production Materials, Miscellaneous, Tear Sheets and Original Illustrations.

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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 FIT Archives.

Conditions governing reproduction

The Department of Special Collections and FIT 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 ( 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.

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  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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