The New School Archives Digital Collections

Stanley Barrows papers 1934 – 1993

Collection, KA0002


Stanley Barrows (1914-1995) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1940 and taught interior design at the school for over twenty years, becoming mentor to several generations of notable designers. The collection includes examples of student work compiled by Barrows, course outlines, class travel itineraries, reference photographs of Italian decorative styles, biographical material, and correspondence from Barrows related to his activities as a designer and teacher.

Related Archival Materials Note

Related materials in the Kellen Design Archives include an oral history project conducted in 1994 by Martica Sawin consisting of two interviews with Stanley Barrows. The recording is part of the Parsons Institutional Collections (PIC) Moving image and audio record group. The PIC Printed materials record group, Catalogs and publicity materials series contains information regarding specific courses taught by Barrows at Parsons School of Design's New York and Paris facilities. Earlier materials in this series can also be used to research his education at Parsons.

Related collections

Parsons School of Design Centenary Oral History Project
Parsons School of Design course catalog collection

Collection Guide

Guide to the Stanley Barrows papers

Related people/organizations

Stanley Barrows
William Macdougal Odom
Parsons Paris
Parsons School of Design

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