Bea Feitler papers, 1920-1981 (bulk 1960-1980).


Feitler, Bea. Bea Feitler papers, 1920-1981 (bulk 1960-1980).

Bea Feitler papers, 1920-1981 (bulk 1960-1980).

Bea Feitler (1938-1982) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1959 with a degree in Graphic Arts and Advertising. She went on to lead an illustrious career as a designer of books, magazines, posters, record album covers and more. Feitler served as art director for Harper's Bazaar and Ms. magazines; was consulting art director for Condé Nast, where she created the look for Self magazine; and designed for Rolling Stone magazine. Professional work in the Feitler collection includes layouts, dummies and other pre-publication work; and photographs and contact sheets by a number of the distinguished photographers with whom Feitler worked. Personal materials include mail art, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, original drawings and collages. The bulk of the materials in the Kellen Design Archives collection was produced between 1960 and 1980.

11.7 linear ft. (8 boxes, 4 oversize boxes).

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