The Aerie, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1985 Page: 70
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
NTSU houses famous fashions
Sensational, fabulous, and opulent
are words used to describe the Texas
Fashion Collection housed on the
The collection is stored in three
rooms of the Art Building and three
rooms of the Language Building. The
nucleus of the collection was estab-
lished by the donation of the Carrie
Marcus Neiman collection. The Fash-
ion Group Incorporated of Dallas, es-
tablished the first museum of its kind:
The Dallas Museum of Fashion. The
Museum later found its home at the
Dallas Apparel Mart. As the fashion
industry grew into big business,
- / Iz
- l Ao
space at the Apparel Mart became
limited and the collection was put
into storage. The Fashion Group Inc.
of Dallas then sought proposals from
universities and museums through-
out the nation to accept and house
At that time, Dr. Edward L. Mattil,
Chairman of the Art Department,
sent a proposal to the Fashion Group
Inc. of Dallas. Upon the acceptance
of NT's proposal, there were 3500
designer articles in the collection
used for study, research, display,
and educational purposes, cared for
by Pattilou Cobb, curator.
Here’s what’s next.
This yearbook can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Yearbook.
North Texas State University. The Aerie, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1985, yearbook, 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61050/m1/72/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.