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Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) motive power study and menu

 Collection
Identifier: 2412
Abstract: The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing. This collection consists of two items. One is a copy of a report from 1959 by General Electric Company, Locomotive & Car Equipment Department containing an electric motive power study. The second item is a menu with a cover design by industrial designer Raymond Loewy (1893-1986).
Dates: 1948; 1959

Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) report on dining car food

 Collection
Identifier: 2257
Abstract: The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing. This item is an unpublished report titled, "Analysis of Proposed Use of Prefabricated Food on Dining Cars," written by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Dining Car Department, Research Committee in 1945. The report includes sample menus, data on preparation, and findings from experiments conducted by the committee.
Dates: 1945

Raymond Loewy archive

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Identifier: 2251
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well know industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. This collections consist of the Loewy's personal papers, business records, and materials generated and maintained by Loewy's New York Public Relations Department.
Dates: 1903-1982

Raymond Loewy Associates Pennsylvania Railroad renderings

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Identifier: 2349
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well known industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. In 1934, he signed a contract with the Pennsylvania Railroad that launched a two-decade relationship with the "Standard Railroad of the World." Loewy's work for the Pennsy did much to establish his reputation as the leading figure in the century's most noteworthy American design style: streamlining. This collection consists of twelve presentation renderings executed in tempera on illustration board. The mats bear Loewy's signature, although the work was actually executed by others. The renderings generally conform, with slight variations, to photographs that show the work as actually built.
Dates: 1936-1946

Raymond Loewy collection of photographs and audiovisual materials

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Identifier: 2004-255
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well know industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. This collection is composed of images of design work Loewy and his firm conducted for corporate American and foreign clients; Loewy's personal photographs; and his speeches and interviews.
Dates: 1905-1980; Majority of material found within 1935-1974

Raymond Loewy fashion illustrations

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Identifier: 2001-232
Abstract: Raymond Lowey (1893–1986) began his career in America as a fashion illustrator before moving into industrial design. These are reproductions of advertisements copied from Vogue magazine for Bonwit Teller, Saks Fifth Avenue, Delman Shoe Salon and I. Miller shoe stores, and Kayser textiles and hosiery.
Dates: 1926-1928

Raymond Loewy Greyhound Bus interior design rendering

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Identifier: 2457
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well known industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. Transportation, particularly automobiles, was always one of Loewy's passions. This is an interior design rendering for a Greyhound bus. The drawing was produced by an unidentified artist in Raymond Loewy's office, not by Loewy himself.
Dates: circa 1939

Raymond Loewy lithographs

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Identifier: 2002-257
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well know industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. This collection consists of two sets of eight lithographs and one serigraph designed by Raymond Loewy, and printed at The American Atelier in New York City. Prints are generally transportation-themed, and show products created by Loewy's design firm.
Dates: 1978

Raymond Loewy miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: 2327
Abstract: Raymond Loewy (1893–1986) was one of the most well know industrial designers during the middle decades of the twentieth century. The collection documents Loewy's product designs and includes advertisements, postcards, product brochures, publications, photographs, and artifacts.
Dates: 1936-1995