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Ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: USED FOR: Ephemeral items Ephemeral materials

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alice E. Fitts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-021
Abstract The Alice Fitts Papers document Miss Fitts’ time as the Director of the Department of Kindergartens at Pratt Institute through personal notes, correspondences and teaching materials dating from 1896 to 1916.
Dates: 1896 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1910

Alumni Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-023
Abstract The Alumni Collection documents the alumni of Pratt Institute through newsletters, graduation lists, student publications and various alumni associations from 1889 to 2015.
Dates: 1889 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

Anniversaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-015
Abstract The Anniversaries Collection includes materials related to the various anniversaries of the Institute, including photographs, planning documents, programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and other related ephemera from 1912 to 2012.
Dates: 1912 - 2012

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

Buildings and Grounds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-022
Abstract The Buildings and Grounds Collection contains records about Pratt Institute's Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses, their buildings and features, and its development over time. The records date from 1849 to 2017 and include real estate documents, mentions of Pratt in the media, and development proposals, among others. Digitized images of Pratt Institute's buildings and grounds are available on Artstor (https://library.artstor.org/#/collection/100045367).
Dates: 1849 - 2017

Earle Rollin Brace Scrapbook

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: MC-027
Abstract Earle Rollin Brace Scrapbook documents his time at Pratt as an architectural design student, as well as momentos from his social life from 1913 to 1916. Contents include class tickets, playbills, event programs, dance cards, photographs, wedding invitations, and other items such as a flattened metal horn.
Dates: 1913-1916

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

Founder’s Day Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-014
Abstract The Founder's Day Collection includes correspondence, planning documents, photographs, invitations, programs, and other ephemera related to the Founder’s Day celebrations that have taken place since 1888.
Dates: 1888 - 1996

Jessie Griffith Stone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-020
Abstract Within this collection are papers and artifacts belonging to Jessie Griffith Stone, later known as Jessie G. Rockefeller. Mrs. Rockefeller attended Pratt Institute’s School of Household Science and Arts from 1913 to 1915, where she earned a certificate in Trade Dressmaking. The collection includes samples of in-class work, such an embroidery workbook, notebooks, and artifacts related to sewing such as pincubes and spools. The materials date from 1885 to 1915.
Dates: 1885 - 1915; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1915

John F. Pile Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-019
Abstract The John F. Pile Papers consist of the drawings and designs, photography, teaching materials, and writing created by the furniture and interior designer John F. Pile between 1947 and 1998. Pile taught architectural and design history at Pratt Institute for over 50 years and was a frequent lecturer at regional schools. Beginning in 1947, Pile designed furniture and interiors for significant design firms led by individuals like Donald Deskey, Paul McCobb, and George Nelson. In 1963 he started his...
Dates: 1895 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1998

Julia Pettee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-009
Abstract Julia Pettee was a student of the Pratt Institute Library School from 1894-1895. From 1909 to 1939, she was the Chief Cataloger in the Union Theological Seminary Library where she devised a unique classification system for theological works. Her papers date primarily from 1895 to 1905 and include incoming and outgoing correspondence, writings by and about Pettee, class notes, and ephemera related to her time as a library student.
Dates: 1894 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1905

Maryette Charlton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-015
Abstract Maryette Charlton was a behind-the-scenes figure in the lives of many artists, actors, and writers. Charlton was a supporter of the downtown New York City arts, working with and donating to galleries and venues throughout her life. As a student at Pratt Institute, Charlton left an impression in the art education program through her work with the Saturday Morning Art School and her thorough report on the art curriculum at Scarsdale Public Schools. Throughout the art education program at Pratt...
Dates: 1944 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1947

Pratt Institute Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-028
Abstract The Pratt Institute Memorabilia Collection contains memorabilia from 1903 to 2016 related to Pratt: flags, banners, medals, clothing, and other ephemera.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 2016

Printed Matter Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: PI-013
Abstract The Printed Matter Scrapbooks consist scrapbooks dating from 1887 to 1987, which document materials printed by Pratt Institute and its schools, making them a rich source of information for events and student life. Access to these scrapbooks is limited due to the fragile state of the materials.
Dates: 1887 - 1987

Records of the School of Engineering

 Collection
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 Kindergarten Training

 Collection
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

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

Vertical Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-030
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