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Parsons School of Design academic departments, programs and schools (pre-2009 accessions) ➔ Notes Toward a Philosophy of Design Education

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Allen Tate (author)
Parsons School of Design (publisher)
Parsons School of Design. Environmental and Interior Design Department (subject)


circa 1969

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Text of speech delivered to an alumni group of Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department by the chairman of the department. Quoting past presidents Frank Alvah Parsons and William Odom, Allen Tate makes an argument for changes in pedagogy and outlines a proposed curriculum.


box 4, folder 31



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