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Alain Findeli papers, 1937-1992

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.09
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, 1987-2004

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.06
Description of the Collection

Essay by Allen Porter titled "Meeting the New Bauhaus: First Impressions of a New Vision" concerning his impressions of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and activities of the School of Design. Also, holiday card received in 2004 with reproduction of Allen Porter self-portrait drawn in 1949.

Dates: 1987-2004

Allen Porter papers, 2005-2007

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.05
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.

Dates: 2005-2007

Beatrice Takeuchi papers, 1943-2000

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.12
Description of the Collection Materials created by or collected by Beatrice Takeuchi related to her academic program at Institute of Design and her subsequent professional activities as a design educator and creating architectural renderings. Some of the materials were created by others - Takeuchi's fellow students at ID or students she taught at Art Institute of Chicago. While some materials are personal in nature (e.g. correspondence), all relate to ID activities and people. See detailed listing of collection materials...
Dates: 1943-2000

Institute of Design recordings, 1920-1944

 Collection
Identifier: 008.10.04
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...
Dates: 1920-1944

Institute of Design records, 1937-ca. 1962

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.01
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,...
Dates: 1937-1962

Institute of Design records, 1942-2001

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.02
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

 Collection
Identifier: 008.03.06
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...
Dates: 1944-2002

Letter, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Frederick J. Kiesler, 1944

 Collection
Identifier: 008.02.05
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.

Dates: 1944

Marie Zoe Greene-Mercier papers, 1963-2001

 Collection
Identifier: 038.01.06
Description of the Collection Materials created by or about Marie Zoe Greene-Mercier documenting her professional career as a sculptor and artist. Folder 1: Obituaries of Marie Zoe Greene-Mercier; 1 original from Hyde Park Herald and 2 photocopies from Chicago Tribune and Hyde Park Herald. Folder 2: Greeting cards with photos of Greene-Mercier's work. All original except for one that is photocopied. Folder 3: Ferguson Fund court case materials concerning Art Institute of Chicago. ...
Dates: 1963-2001

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