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Alain Findeli papers, 1937-1992
Description of the Collection Papers of Alain Findeli, Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Montreal (retired 2007), consisting of research files and correspondence amassed in support of his doctoral dissertation, "Du Bauhaus a Chicago: Les Annees d'enseignement de Laszlo Moholy-Nagy" ("From Bauhaus to Chicago: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's Teaching Years") (1989, University of Paris). This collection includes a copy of Findeli's dissertation. Other primary materials (in copied form) include a copy of Lloyd C....
Dates: circa 1937-1992
Allen Porter papers, 2005-2007
Description of the Collection
Materials related to Allen Porter's recollections of the early years of the Institute of Design, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Porter's career as a designer.
Institute of Design recordings, 1920-1944
Abstract Comments by Hattula Moholy-Nagy in 2007 regarding these recordings describes them as being "of considerable importance and interest to scholars of the Institute of Design and Moholy's cinematic works. Numbers 1, 2, and 4 were used in teaching. Moholy's integration of 'new' literature into the ID curriculum is set forth in Vision in Motion, pp. 292-357. Number 3 is especially informative, because it proves that Moholy showed his most famous film, Ein Lichtspiel schwarz...
Institute of Design records, 1937-ca. 1962
Abstract This collection documents the activities of Institute of Design and its predecessor schools, ca. 1937 to ca. 1955. It encompasses the academic and creative materials of the New Bauhaus, Chicago School of Design, and the Institute of Design. The collection includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, biographical materials on faculty and students, examples of artistic works, exhibit catalogues and announcements of student, alumni professional activities,...
Institute of Design records, 1942-2001
Abstract This collection is one of three primary collections which document the activities of Institute of Design, IIT's School of Design. The three collections represent official records of the school created and saved as administrative records of the school. The three collections are Acc. No. 1998.031, Acc. No. 2005.017, and Record Group 6.2. __The Record Group number 6.1 has been reserved for collection 1998.031 pending its re-cataloguing with that number. Acc. No. 2005.017 (which is not yet fully...
Dates: 1942-2001; Majority of material found within 1957-2001
Janet Nickle collection, 1944-2002
Description of the Collection Materials related to Institute of Design, primarily the text of lectures delivered in connection with the 1948 "Society and Design" seminar. Items include: Reprint: The Task of This Generation: Reintegration of Art into Daily Life by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; reprinted from the Department of Art Education N.E.A. 1944 Bulletin. Typescripts: Lectures given at Institute of Design: Form and...
Letter, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Frederick J. Kiesler, 1944
Description of the Collection
Three paragraph letter dated Dec. 15, 1944 from Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Frederick J. Kiesler expressing regrets that he (Kiesler) "Cannot come now" and inviting him to come in May. Context of the invitation is unknown. NOTE: Per an inquiry in July 2004 from Harald Krejci of the Kiesler Foundation in Vienna, Kiesler was invited for a lecture on his theory "biotechniques and correalism" in the 1930s or 1940s. The letter probably refers to that lecture invitation.
Mary Jane King collection, 1948-1971
Description of the Collection Materials collected by Mary Jane King related to her academic tenure as a student at the Institute of Design, circa 1948. Includes a small amount of correspondence from the school, artwork from Norman Laliberte, and three paperback books.It also includes typed and handwritten class notes on abstract art and lectures by R. Buckminster Fuller, ca. 1948 (2 pages). A file of miscellaneous materials related to architecture, mostly newsclippings. Also included with this...
Moholy-Nagy biographical publications, 1937
Description of the Collection Single issues of two (unrelated) serial publications with articles related to László Moholy-Nagy and the Institute of Design as follows: Printing Art Quarterly and 1937 Exhibition of Design in Printing, Vol. 67, No. 2, 1937, Dartnell Publications, Inc. (Chicago). With articles "A New Instrument of Vision" by Moholy-Nagy, "Moholy-Nagy and the New Bauhaus" by William A. Kittredge, and a facsimile reproduction of the Catalog of the American School of Design. American Architect and Architecture,...
- Modernism (Art) 2
- Art, Abstract 1
- Bauhaus 1
- Dadaist poetry 1
- Design 1
- Directories 1
- Education--Curricula 1
- Industrial design 1
- Institute of Design -- Curricula 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
- Photography 1
- Product design 1
- Universities and colleges--Graduate work 1 ∧ less
- New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.) 3
- Bauhaus 2
- Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), , 1895-1983 2
- Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001 2
- Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981 1
- Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
- Chicago School of Design 1
- Doblin, Jay 1
- Engelbrecht, Lloyd C. 1
- Findeli, Alain, Professor 1
- Fiske, Dwight 1
- Illinois Institute of Technology. Mies van der Rohe Society 1
- Kiesler, Frederick 1
- King, Mary Jane 1
- Laliberte, Norman 1
- Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 1
- Porter, Allen 1
- Schwitters, Kurt, 1887-1948 1
- Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-1986 1
- Wachsmann, Konrad, 1901-1980 1
- Whalley, John. 1 ∧ less
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