Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Materials related to Bertha E. Butts, dressmaking student in the Department of Household Arts and Science at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute in 1904. The collection includes a sewing sample scrapbook and dress made for class.
Original drawings for the book Blazing New Trails: The Biography of a Pioneer in Education (1937) by George Wilson Hoke. The collection includes 78 of the drawings used in Hoke's book, which traced the institutional history of the Rochester Institute of Technology. Also included are several book reviews and a brief biographical sketch of Hoke.
The Ceil Thayer Smith collection consists of sketches, drawings, scrapbooks, and correspondence created by the New York based graphic designer. She worked primarily in women's fashion advertisement during the 1920s thru 1940s.
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.
The Paul Rankin collection of Frans Wildenhain sketchbooks and slides contains four books of sketches done by Mr. Wildenhain in the 1970's, approximately 154 slides of his sculptures, pots, and murals, several books and publications relating to the Bauhaus in Germany, Marguerite Wildenhain, and crafts, some in German.