Records generated by David C. Levy as director of admissions and vice dean for development prior to Parsons School of Design's 1970 affiliation with the New School for Social Research will be found in the Parsons School of Design Office of the President records (PC.01.01.02).
Levy is depicted in multiple photographs in the Parsons School of Design photograph collection (pre-2008 accessions) (PC.04.01.01).
Levy's dissertation, which examines the merger between Parsons and The New School, may be accessed online via the Proquest database. A paper copy is also available for consultation in The New School Archives.
An oral history project conducted in 1994 by art historian Martica Sawin includes an interview with David C. Levy, and can be found in the Parsons School of Design centenary oral history project (PC.07.01.01). A follow up interview was conducted in 2011 by the director of The New School Archives, Wendy Scheir, with a particular focus on the transition from the teaching of interior design to environmental design in the late 1960s and 1970s--it can be found in the Radical Shifts: Reshaping the Interior at Parsons, 1955-1985 oral history project collection (PC.07.01.04). These collections also include recordings of faculty members discussing their experiences teaching at Parsons under Levy's leadership.
Additional minutes of the Board of Overseers will be found in the Parsons School of Design governance collection (PC.01.01.01).
Finally, artwork created by Levy's parents and four other artists in 1934 is held by The New School Archives as Etching in Six Panels by Edgar Levy, Adolph Gottlieb, Esther Gottlieb, Lucille Corcos, David Smith and Dorothy Dehner (KA.0087).
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