sub-sub-series 2 - Symposia records

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Symposia records


  • 2005-2020 (Creation)

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4 linear feet (4 boxes; 34 folders)
667MB (18 PDF/A, DOCX, PPT, MP4 files in digital folder)

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Administrative history

Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice is a Masters of Arts degree program at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Under Academic Affairs, the Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice Master's Degree Program, within the School of Graduate Studies, has held an annual symposium. Dr. Lourdes Font has been the predominant advisor for the symposia with papers and presentations coming from course work for Advanced Theory Professional Seminar, FT633.

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Scope and content

This collection includes the records for the annual day long Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice Symposium. Each year a theme is selected and the graduate students present papers relating to the theme. Included are students papers, print version of their presentations, advertising materials for the symposium, and schedule of events. Further accruals are expected.

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Accruals expected yearly after the symposium has taken place, usually around mid-May.

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Chronologial by year, mostly presentation level.

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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.

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 ( 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

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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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  • English



Archivist's note

Arrangement, description, and/or archival processing by J.E. Molly Seegers, Christina Kennedy, and Karen Trivette, FIT, NY, NY, USA.

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