Fonds F 506 - Susan Barnwell fonds

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Susan Barnwell fonds

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F 506

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  • 1989-1992 (Creation)
    Barnwell, Susan

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0.5 cm of textual records

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([ca. 1976])

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Susan Barnwell received her National Diploma in Design and her A.T. C. designation before coming to Ryerson in 1976 where she is currently still teaching. Susan received her Masters of Arts fromYork University in 1989. During her career she has completed costume design for theatre and television in the U.K.; has been a fashion editor for a Hong Kong daily paper; has taught in Asia; and has consulted on costume reconstruction with museums. While at Ryerson, Susan Barnwell led student trips to Asia. Most recently Susan and Sandra Tullio-Pow (a Ryerson Fashion Graduate), in consultation with Princess Margaret Hospital, designed clothing and a sling bag for women suffering Lymphedema - a complication from Breast Cancer surgery. The Sansu Line was launched in 2007.

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Fonds consists of photocopies of articles, an order form, and a biography of works published by Susan Barnwell

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Records donated to Archives by Susan Barnwell


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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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see Fashion - faculty/staff documentary file for more information on the Sansu clothing line.

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