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Brown, Eleanor McMillen


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Hadley papers

Identifier: KA-0017

Albert Hadley (1920-2012) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1949 and served on the faculty from 1949 through 1954. Hadley later joined Dorothy "Sister" Parish to form the interior design firm Parish-Hadley. The collection includes correspondence, design and lecture notes, student work and a mock-up for a booklet.

Dates: 1947 - 1999

Eleanor S. Brown collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: KA-0162-01
Content Description This collection contains materials relating to Eleanor Brown, founder of the interior design firm McMillen Inc. They include biographical information such as obituaries, lectures given by her, photocopies and clippings of articles about her and/or McMillen Inc, records relating to her apartment at 447 East 57th Street, photographs, marriage and divorce certificates, several Parsons School of Design-related records, including an honorary doctorate awarded to her, a letter from Edwin Morgan,...
Dates: circa 1920s-circa 1990s

Ethel Dean papers

Identifier: KA-0075-01

The collection includes class notes and a clipbook of decorative styles compiled by Ethel Epstein (who later used the surnames Dean and Evans) when she attended the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later Parsons School of Design) in the Interior Architecture and Decoration Department, around 1925. Also includes textile samples, circa the 1950s, and costume designs for the Broadway play "The Laughing Woman" (1936).

Dates: probably 1925 - circa 1950s