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Records of the Department of Exhibitions

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Identifier: PI-008
Abstract The Department of Exhibitions has hosted art exhibitions in various locations on and off the Pratt Institute campus approximately since 1896. Records maintained in the course of the department’s activities include item checklists, photographs, press releases, flyers, and catalogs. The items in this collection range from 1896 to 2017 and are arranged by location.
Dates: 1896 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2003

Records of the Library

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Identifier: PI-002
Abstract The Records of Library trace the history of the administration of the Pratt Institute Libraries and the earlier Pratt Institute Free Library from its beginning in 1888 to the present through internal reports, statistics, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other forms of documentation created by staff.
Dates: 1886 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1896 - 2005

Records of the President’s Office

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Identifier: PI-021
Abstract The Records of the Office of the President include reports submitted to and by the presidents from 1895 to 2015 as well as materials about each individual president and their inaugurations.
Dates: 1895-present

Records of the School of Architecture

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Identifier: PI-016
Abstract The Records of the School of Architecture document the history of the school since its formation in 1954, as well as its time as a department in the School of Fine and Applied Arts, through publications, promotional materials, course catalogs, press releases, and materials from various events dating from 1912 to 2012.
Dates: 1898 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1954 - 2004

Records of the School of Art and Design

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Identifier: PI-010
Abstract The Records of the School of Art and Design illustrate the school’s history within Pratt Institute, from its beginnings in 1888 to its curriculum overhaul in 2014 and re-division into two separate schools in 2015. The records date from 1888 to 2018 and include administrative reports and correspondance, marketing materials, student work, exhibition material, alumni records, and publications.
Dates: 1888 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000

Records of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

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Identifier: PI-027
Abstract The material contained in this collection document Pratt’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies between 1960 and 2011 and include ephemera, publications, reports, and catalogs pertaining to the different courses offered at the school.
Dates: 1955-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Records of the School of Engineering

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Identifier: PI-018
Abstract The Records of the School of Engineering contains documents created by the students, faculty, and staff of the School of Science and Technology, later the School of Engineering, dating back to 1888 until the school’s eventual closure during the 1992-1993 school year.
Dates: 1888 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1975

Records of the School of Home Economics

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Identifier: PI-003
Abstract The records of the School of Home Economics document the history of the school, beginning with relevant correspondences and reports from the year leading up to its founding in 1888. The evolution of the school is traced through the merging of the schools of Domestic Science and Domestic Arts into the School of Household Science and Arts, which later became the School of Home Economics in 1941.A combination of institutional records, student workbooks, memorabilia, course descriptions and alumnae...
Dates: 1887 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1915

Records of the School of Information and Library Science

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Identifier: PI-001
Abstract The Records of the School of Information and Library Science documents the history of America’s oldest library school in continuous operation beginning with its founding in 1890. Through correspondence, curriculum materials, student work, and other documents, this collection provides an account of the library school’s activities up to the 21st century, especially in its first 50 years.
Dates: 1886 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1939

Records of the School of Kindergarten Training

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Identifier: PI-009
Abstract The School of Kindergarten Training was founded in 1892 in response to the growing kindergarten movement in the United States. The Records of the School of Kindergarten Training contain letters, indexes and paper ephemera dating from 1892 to 1930 –the bulk of these materials having been produced between 1893 and 1912.
Dates: 1892 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1912

Records of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Identifier: PI-025
Abstract The collection of School of Liberal Arts document the school and include administrative records, departmental work, and marketing publications such as brochures and catalogs from 1948 to 2018.
Dates: 1948-2018

The New York School of Applied Design for Women Collection

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Identifier: MC-017
Abstract The New York School of Applied Design for Women was a significant educational institution and proponent of the arts and crafts movement that sought to provide women with the practical education needed to be self-sufficient. Founded in 1892 by Ellen Dunlap Hopkins, the school went through several significant changes beginning with the new building at 160 Lexington Avenue in 1909, then the reincorporation as a co-educational school and merger with the Phoenix Arts Institute in 1944, and finally...
Dates: 1892 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1944

Vertical Files Collection

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Identifier: PI-VF
Abstract The vertical files consist of subject folders on people, places, and events related to Pratt’s history. Materials include articles, newspaper clippings, press releases, biographical information, fliers, and other ephemeral materials.
Dates: Circa 1888-2015

Walter Scott Perry Papers

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Identifier: MC-012
Abstract Walter Scott Perry (1855-1934) was the first head of the Institute’s School of Fine and Applied Arts. His vision and views as an art educator provided direction for the growth of the art programs at Pratt during the school’s formative years. In addition to his work at the Institute, Perry lectured frequently on art, architecture, and sculpture, served as an associate editor at the Prang Educational Company, and wrote numerous articles and books on Egyptian art, art education in public schools,...
Dates: 1887 - 1934; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1923