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Syracuse University was involved with the Chautauqua Institution in providing a program of continuing education during the summer in undergraduate as well as graduate fields. From the description of University College, Chautauqua Center records, 1953-1969. 1953-1969. (Syracuse University). WorldCat record id: 122528964 [pending] From the guide to the New York State Publishing and Printing Collection, circa 1800-1950, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse...
Art foundation and organization; Boston, Mass. Originally known as the Institute of Modern Art until 1948. Changed its name and became more active in industrial design. From the description of Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1936-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78813609 ...
Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. was a major manufacturer of saws and other woodworking tools and one of the largest industrial firms in Philadelphia. Henry Disston, the founder of the firm, was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, in 1819 and emigrated with his father to Philadelphia in 1833. His father died soon after, and Henry was apprenticed to Lindley, Johnson & Whitcraft, saw manufacturers. The firm failed in the depression in 1840, and young Disston took the to...
Thomas Lamb was a industrial designer most noted for his design of physiologically efficient handles. Thomas Lamb was born in New York City on September 18, 1896. From an early age he was interested in anatomy and physiology. His ambition was to become a doctor, but family financial difficulties forced him to drop out of high school. At the age of fourteen, Lamb began working afternoons in a textile design shop, and in the evenings he studied at the Art Students League w...
Founded in 1892 as a sporting goods supplier and expedition outfitter. It currently specializes in upscale sportswear aimed at children and young adults. From the description of Abercrombie & Fitch Quarterly Catalog collection, 1997-2007. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 192150683 Abercrombie & Fitch Historical Timeline 1892 David T. Abercrombie founded a sporting goods store ...
The bark Golden Gate and clipper ship Nightingale were both involved in the Western Union Telegraph Expedition to British Columbia, Alaska and Russia to survey areas where the Western Union Telegraph Company planned to construct a telegraph line linking America and Europe. The line was never completed. Charles S. Bulkley was Engineer-in-Chief and Charles M. Scammon was Chief of Marine. The bark Golden Gate was the flagship of the expedition from June 1865 to March 1866, after which the clipper s...
Marc Harrison was born on July 1, 1936 in New York City. When he was eleven years old, Harrison suffered a severe brain injury due to a sledding accident. As a result of the accident, he had to relearn basic functions such as walking and talking. It was because of this event and the years of rehabilitation that Harrison gained insight and inspiration for his future work as an industrial designer. Harrison earned his BFA in industrial design at Pratt Institute in 1958, an...
Died 1989. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Titus, Roy V. : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83119924 Art museum; New York, N.Y. From the description of Museum of Modern Art first loan exhibition : November 8th to December 7, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557713 d. 2001. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Matisse, Maria-Gaetana : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unk...
Alcoa sponsored various television venues in the 1950's and early 1960's including, The Alcoa hour, Alcoa premiere, Aloca presents, and Alcoa theater. From the description of Collection of television scripts sponsored by Alcoa, 1959-1963. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40161076 The Aluminum Company of America was founded in Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1888 by a group of entrepreneurs, including Capt. Alfred E. Hunt, Charles Martin Hall, Arthur Vining Dav...
Doris Razook lived in Savannah, Georgia. From the description of Doris Razook ration book, 1943. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166147794 During World War II the Office of Price Administration (OPA) was the government agency that rationed most consumer goods and regulated their prices. Some of the rationed items included, tires, cars, gas, coffee, meats, and other food stuffs. OPA was in place for the duration of the war and continued operations until 1947...
d. 1989. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 81396145 Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. (1910-1989) was an American industrial designer, architect and artist. He apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright (1933-1934) and his father, Edgar Kaufmann, Sr., commissioned Fallingwater from noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936. Among his other accomplishments, he was director of the industrial de...
The Rhode Island School of Design Faculty originally comprised the RISD Director, the Department heads (Freehand Drawing and Painting; Decorative Design; Architecture; Mechanical Engineering; Modeling and Sculpture; and Children's Dept.), and the registrar as Secretary of the Faculty (1901-1934). At the request of faculty and instructors, the structure of the faculty was modified in 1934 to include all members of the teaching staff. From the guide to the Rho...
The donor, Joseph DeAngelis, claims that these plans date from 1914 but evidence seems to indicate they date from the 1920's, probably 1928. From the description of Lord & Taylor floor plans. (Fashion Institute of Tech Library). WorldCat record id: 122592206 ...