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Typescript : "Nobody's Fault but My Own, Unlimited" by Dora Sarin

David Hicks: correspondence and press clippings

Suzanne Caygill

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Designer collection | University of Miami Special Collections

By Tiffany Saulter

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Title: Designer collectionAdd to your cart.

ID: M0136

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains information about and writings of designers from fashion design as well as interior design. Included is the typescript of "Nobody's Fault but My Own, Unlimited", a memoir of Dora Sarin's memoirs of her Post-World War II New York fashion business, and 14 pieces of correspondence from interior designer David Hicks as well as 12 pieces of press clippings about Hicks, his work and family. The collection also contains ephemera from Suzanne Caygill's life, including six color swatches, a personal notebook, lecture hand-outs, and one booklet entitled "Everyone is talking about Suzanne."

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Advertising - Fashion
Interior decoration

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Design Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Originally arranged by Tiffany Saulter, then re-arranged by Nazir Crump under the supervision of Yvette Yurubi in 2017.

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[Box 1: Typescript : "Nobody's Fault but My Own, Unlimited" by Dora Sarin, ca. 1950s to 1960s],
[Box 2: David Hicks: correspondence and press clippings],
[Box 3: Suzanne Caygill],

Box 3: Suzanne CaygillAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: NotebookAdd to your cart.
Handwritten notes by Suzanne Caygill.
Folder 2: Ephemera, Promotional material, Teaching Hand-outsAdd to your cart.
One pamphlet, one booklet, five chromatic exercises in color, one lecture outline, two color wheels, one poem, four flyers on Suzanne, one make-up palette poster, one list of basic services.
Folder 3: Paint and Color SwatchesAdd to your cart.
Six color swatches.

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