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American Institute of Graphic Arts


Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Estelle Ellis Rubenstein papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0092

A collection of materials from graphic designer Estelle Ellis (1920-2012), includes client projects, correspondence, various publications, personal papers, conservation resources and documentation, article clippings, and audio-visual material.

Dates: 1950-2003

Gene and Helen Federico collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0094
Overview The Gene & Helen Federico collection contains work and correspondence from both the husband and wife duo of graphic designers, active from the 1950s to the 1990s. While there are distinctions between work that Gene produced, namely under his advertising firm, and independent ventures by Helen, some material may be attributed to both designers. The bulk of the process work, sketches, print ads, illustrations, research and book mockups were created between circa 1950 and circa 2000. The...
Dates: 1930-2012

Joyce Morrow collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0103

The Joyce Morrow collection consists of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and publications related to graphic design in the twentieth century which she collected during her career. She worked at various design firms, eventually becoming the Executive Director at the American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York.

Dates: 1930-1973

"Ken Hiebert: Allowing Reflection" AIGA Cincinnati, 1999

 Item — Map case 6.6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Ken Hiebert collection is divided into four series. Series I. Biographical contains resume and CVs, correspondence, and his own education in the Basel School. Series II. Teaching Career contains syllabi and coursework from courses taught by Hiebert, comprising exercises done by his students at Carnegie Mellon, PCA/UArts, and others, many of which are in the form of design books. Series III. Design Work spans his career as a designer for independent clients. This includes his two books,...
Dates: 1999

Ladislav Sutnar collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0109

The Ladislav Sutnar collection is comprised of correspondence, biographical files, bibliographic files and client files as well as gifts from Elaine Lustig Cohen, and the Smithsonian Institution, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

Dates: 1940-1970

Leo Lionni papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: CSC-0099

The collection consists of bibliographic and client files related to graphic designer Leo Lionni. A large portion of the collection represents his time at Fortune along with his career as an author and illustrator of children's books.

Dates: 1942-1995

Lester Beall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0015

Collection of materials from graphic designer Lester Beall. The collection includes client correspondence, client publications, portfolios, and writings on and by Beall. Awards, speeches, exhibitions, business records are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1911-1984

Paul Rand Project proposal for Lee Green, 1995

 File — Box-folder 6.6+
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection contains writings and designs by Rand, including books, articles, posters, presentation booklets, and annual reports, from clients including IBM, Cummins and UCLA. The collection is separated by donor in order to preserve the source of the works, and then organized in two series: I. Client Correspondence, Project and Document Files; and II. Bibliographic Files.

Dates: 1995

Press of the Woolly Whale Collection

 Collection — Box 1-10
Identifier: CSC-0023

The Press of the Woolly Whale Collection primarily consists of ephemera issued by the Press of the Woolly Whale between 1928 and 1941, including prospectuses, booklets, invitations, broadsides, holiday cards, certificates, and programs, among other items.

Dates: 1928-1972; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1941

Spiral Press Collection

Identifier: CSC-0072

The Spiral Press Collection contains ephemera printed by the Spiral Press for various clients, both personal and corporate. Collection is organized by client, and then by genre. Objects include stationery, publications, book jackets, advertising materials, exhibition catalogs, and Christmas cards.

Dates: 1928-1971

Additional filters:

Collection 11
Archival Record 10
Posters 10
Correspondence 7
Graphic design 5
Graphic designers -- United States 5
Tear sheets 5
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Dummies (printed matter) 4
Graphic design -- 1950-1980 4
Invitations 4
Magazines (periodicals) 4
Mock-ups 4
brochures 4
Books 3
Christmas cards—United States—20th century 3
Color transparencies 3
Designers -- United States -- History -- 20th century 3
Ephemera 3
Graphic artists -- United States -- History -- 20th century 3
Pamphlets 3
Sketches 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Stats (copies) 3
Advertising -- Drugs 2
Articles 2
Audiotapes 2
Black-and-white prints (photographs) 2
Booklets 2
Broadsides (notices) 2
Children’s books 2
Commercial art 2
Corporation reports 2
Diazotypes (copies) 2
Drawings 2
Drugs -- Packaging 2
Graphic arts -- 20th century -- Exhibitions. 2
Letterheads 2
Models (representations) 2
Motion pictures (visual work) 2
Plans (drawings) 2
Scope publication (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
negatives (photographs) 2
Advertisements 1
Advertising 1
Announcements 1
Artist files 1
Awards 1
Black-and-white photography 1
Book jackets -- United States -- 20th century 1
Bookplates 1
Catalogs 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Collages (visual works) 1
Color slides 1
Commercial artists -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Commercial artists -- United States -- Interviews. 1
Conservation (discipline) 1
Cookbooks 1
Corporate identity 1
Design 1
Design -- History -- Congresses 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Exhibitions -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Fine press books 1
Galley proofs 1
Graphic arts -- History 1
Graphic arts -- History -- Congresses 1
Graphic arts -- United States 1
Graphic arts -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Greeting cards 1
Identity Manuals 1
Illustration of books -- United States -- 20th century 1
Illustrations 1
Letterpress printing -- History 1
Letterpress printing -- New York (State) -- Utica 1
Lithographs 1
Logos 1
Logos (Symbols) -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Logotypes 1
Magazine covers -- United States. 1
Packaging 1
Packaging -- Design -- Competitions 1
Paste-up (Printing) 1
Postcards 1
Printing -- History -- 20th century 1
Printing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century 1
Proofs (printed matter) 1
Prospectuses (Bookselling) 1
Publications 1
Record covers 1
Sketchbooks 1
Stationery 1
Stencils (tools) 1
Trademarks 1
Trademarks -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Typographers 1
Typography 1
Woodcuts (prints) 1
fliers 1
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