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Francis J. Geck papers 1923 – 2001

Collection, KA005201

Correspondence (KA0052.01)
Paris Ateliers tour files (KA0052.02)
Sketches and renderings (KA0052.03)


Francis Geck (1900-2005) graduated from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons The New School for Design) in 1924 and taught interior design at the school's Paris Ateliers until 1927. Following a professional career in his native Detroit, Geck became a professor of Fine Arts at University of Colorado, where he taught for 39 years. The papers contain correspondence with Parsons administrators, including Frank Alvah Parsons, design renderings and student work, publications, and course-related materials.

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Guide to the Francis J. Geck papers

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New York School of Fine and Applied Art

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