Charlotte Jirousek Papers,1954-2014.

Collection Number: 23-19-4123

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Charlotte Jirousek papers, 1954-2014.
Collection Number:
23-19-4123
Creator:
Jirousek, Charlotte Ann.
Quantity:
4 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, publications, research materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, course material, publications, and other records relating to Jirousek's career and her interest in the textiles and dress of Turkey.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Jirousek earned a B.A. in sociology from Hamline University in 1960, an M.A. in applied design in 1982 and a PhD in design, housing and apparel in 1988, both at the University of Minnesota. She was an assistant professor and curator at the University of Alabama from 1988-1992 and from 1992-2014 was the associate professor of textiles and apparel and curator of the costume collection in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes correspondence, course material, publications, and other records relating to Jirousek's career and her interest in the textiles and dress of Turkey.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Jirousek, Charlotte Ann.
Cornell University -- Faculty
Cornell University
New York State College of Human Ecology. Department of Textiles and Apparel.
New York State College of Human Ecology. Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design.
New York State College of Human Ecology. Department of Textiles and Apparel

Subjects:
Costume -- History.
Fashion and art -- History.
Clothing and dress -- Turkey.
Textile fabrics.
Clothing and dress
Costume
Fashion and art
Textile fabrics
Universities and colleges -- Faculty

Places:
Turkey

Form and Genre Terms:
History


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Charlotte Jirousek Papers, #23-19-4123. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Biographical Information
Box 1 Folder 2
Peace Corp Material - Turkey
Box 1 Folder 3-4
PhD Portfolio
Box 1 Folder 5
Review - University of Alabama - Promotion
1991
Box 1 Folder 6
Promotion and Tenure Documents
1996
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence
1995-2015
Box 1 Folder 8
Papers and Poetry by Charlotte
1960s
Box 1 Folder 9
Paper - Vegetable Dyeing
1966
Box 1 Folder 10
"More Than Oriental Splendor: Western Dress and the Levant"
Box 1 Folder 11
"The End of the Silk Road: The Decline of Silk Production in Bursa in the 20th Century"
Box 1 Folder 12
"Importing Handicrafts from Developing Countries"
Box 1 Folder 13
"Alabama's Handwoven Counterpanes: The Other Coverlet"
Box 1 Folder 14
Wedding Dress Manuscript
Box 1 Folder 15
"Dyes in Rugs from the Milas Area"
1981
Box 1 Folder 16
"Chagall and Surrealism"
Box 1 Folder 17
"Designing in a Cross Cultural Context: Handicrafts in Jamaica"
Box 1 Folder 18
"Indigenous Textile Craft Materials in Jamaica: Survivals of Early Dye and Straw Work Industries"
1988
Box 1 Folder 19
"Quilts: A New Look at an Old Subject" - Hennepin County History
1988
Box 1 Folder
PhD Thesis from the University of Minnesota "Applied Design in a Cross Cultural Context: Designing for Handicrafts in Jamaican Development"
1988
Box 1 Folder 20
"Establishing Policies and Procedures for the Organization of a Historic Costume Collection in the University Setting"
1989
Box 1 Folder 21
"Superstars, Superheroes and the Male Body Image: The Visual Implications of Football Uniforms"
1992
Box 1 Folder 22
"Market Effects on the Design and Construction of Carpets in the Milas Region of Southwestern Turkey, 1963-1993"
1994
Box 1 Folder 23
"More Than Oriental Splendor: European Ottoman Headgear, 1380-1580"
1995
Box 1 Folder 24
"Dress as Social Policy: Change in Women's Dress in a Southwestern Turkish Village"
1996
Box 1 Folder 25
Review of Jirousek Article
Box 1 Folder 26
"From Traditional to Mass Fashion System Dress Among Men in a Turkish Village"
1997
Box 1 Folder 27
Ottoman Fashion Draft
1997
Box 1 Folder 28
Silk Article
1998
Box 1 Folder 29
"Ottoman Influence in Balkan Dress" - Chapter two
Box 1 Folder 30
Turkish Dress - Chapters 6 and 8
Box 1 Folder 31
Illustrations
Box 1 Folder 32
Textile Article Images
Box 1 Folder 33
Encyclopedia Entry
2001
Box 1 Folder 34
Project Summary - Poster Session - AAFCS
2007
Box 1 Folder 35
Peace Corps Certificate and Publication
1986
Box 1 Folder 36
Exhibitions
1976-1982
Box 1 Folder 37
"The Art of the Needle" Exhibit Notes
Box 1 Folder 38
Master's Thesis - "Pattern, Form and Color in Weaving"
1982
Box 1 Folder 39
Cooperatives Survey Paper
Box 1 Folder 40
Notes on Jamaica
Box 1 Folder 41
Jamaica Notes and Correspondence
1980s
Box 1 Folder 42
"Income Generation for Rural Women" - Workshop in Jamaica sponsored by the American Home Economics Association
1981
Box 1 Folder 43
"The Carpets of Comlekci: The Process of Carpet Weaving in a Turkish Village: Film Proposal
Box 2
Subject files and notes concerning various projects, classes taught, and publications
1970s-1990s
Box 2
Art History papers, files on Turkey, personal calendars, and notebooks
1970s-1990s
Box 3 Folder 1
Comments on Suhandan Ozay Paper
1996
Box 3 Folder 2
ITAA Annual Meeting - Abstract for Poster Session
1993
Box 3 Folder 3
Articles and Label Copy on Pile Carpets
1985-1991
Box 3 Folder 4
Information about Debbie Durham's Thesis
1996
Box 3 Folder 5-6
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
1970s
Box 3 Folder 7
International Conference on Oriental Carpets
1980
Box 3 Folder 8-31
Memos, Handouts, Patterns, Publications, Correspondence concerning Color Studies and Weaving
1980s
Box 3 Folder
Notebooks completed by Charlotte
1960s-2000s
Box 3 Folder 32
Folder about Ecuador
2013
Box 3 Folder 33
Folder about Tour of Turkey
1960s-1970s
Box 3 Folder 34
Course Syllabi
1980s
Box 3 Folder 35
History of Costume Course - University of Alabama
1990
Box 3 Folder 36
Lecture Notes - TXA 635
1990s
Box 3 Folder 37
Slides of Charlotte's Works
1970s-2000s
Box 3 Folder 38
FSAD 3250
no date
Box 3 Folder 39
History of Textile Design
no date
Box 3 Folder 40
India Field Trips
2010-2012
Box 4 Folder 1
Research Scholars
2000s
Box 4 Folder 2
FSAD Department Matters
2003-2013
Box 4 Folder 3
Department of Textiles and Apparel External Review
2003
Box 4 Folder 4
Curriculum Development
2009-2010
Box 4 Folder 5
Costume Collection
1970s-19990s
Box 4 Folder 6-7
Apparel Design - Curriculum
1990s-2000s
Box 4 Folder 8
Faculty Meetings
2000s
Box 4 Folder 9
Annual Reports
1992-2012
Box 4 Folder 10
Internships
2009-2010
Box 4 Folder 11-14
Course Material
2012-2013
Box 4 Folder 15
Grant Proposals
1990s
Box 4 Folder 16
7th Annual Textile Conference
1989
Box 4 Folder 17
Islamic Textiles Abstract
1993
Box 4 Folder 18
Jamaica Manuscript
1992
Box 4 Folder 19-21
Research in Turkey, including correspondence
1989-2001
Box 4 Folder 22
NEH Grant
1999
Box 4 Folder 23
ARIT Grant "Survivals of Traditional Textile Technologies in Turkey
1996
Box 4 Folder
"Pattern, Form and Color in Weaving" Plan B Paper by Jirousek for M.A. Degree - University of Minnesota
1982
Box 4 Folder
Sample Papers written by Jirousek's students
1990s-2000s