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Universities and colleges--Faculty

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: USED FOR: College faculty Faculty, College Faculty, University University faculty

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Wesley Dow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-013
Abstract

Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922) was an artist and educator who was influenced by Japanese art and who in turn exerted a strong influence on American art in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, especially in the development of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He taught at Pratt Institute from 1895 until 1903. The collection consists of several articles about or relevant to him, and a small amount of business correspondence by and about him.

Dates: 1895 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1904

Ernest F. Fenollosa Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-014
Abstract Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908) was an American historian, educator, and curator, who furthered an appreciation of Oriental art and poetry in the United States and revived interest in Japanese art and architecture in Japan itself. He built several important collections of Oriental art and disseminated his ideas on art and art education through his curatorship at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and his career as a professor, writer, and lecturer. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1895

Eva Zeisel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-024
Abstract The Eva Zeisel Papers were donated to Pratt Institute in several accessions in 2016 and 2018 by Zeisel's daughter, Jean Richards. This collection documents Eva Zeisel's experience as a professor of Industrial Design in the School of Art and Design from 1934-1959, as well as her career as a ceramic artist and designer before and after this period. Her role as a mentor and major influence on her students is evident in her correspondence with former students and her collection of student work....
Dates: 1939 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1954

Records of the School of Art and Design

 Collection
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 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000

The New York School of Applied Design for Women Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1892 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1944

William Longyear Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MC-031
Abstract

Two scrapbooks created by Pratt alumnus and professor William Longyear documenting the history, campus, and student life of the Pratt Institute.

Dates: 1959