Subject Source: Fast
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
John F. Pile Papers
Abstract The John F. Pile Papers consist of the drawings and designs, photography, teaching materials, and writing created by the furniture and interior designer John F. Pile between 1947 and 1998. Pile taught architectural and design history at Pratt Institute for over 50 years and was a frequent lecturer at regional schools. Beginning in 1947, Pile designed furniture and interiors for significant design firms led by individuals like Donald Deskey, Paul McCobb, and George Nelson. In 1963 he started...
Dates: 1895 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1998
Found in: Pratt Institute Archives / John F. Pile Papers
Mary Wright Plummer Papers
Abstract Mary Wright Plummer (1856-1916) stands as an important figure in early American librarianship, both because of the way she helped shape the profession and because she held positions of leadership and authority at a time when it was unusual for women to do so. A graduate of Columbia’s library school, she headed Pratt Institute’s library and became director of the library school. She was also a writer and a poet, and was active in a number of professional organizations such as the American...
Dates: undated, 1889-2006; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1911
Found in: Pratt Institute Archives / Mary Wright Plummer Papers
Records of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The collection of School of Liberal Arts document the school and include administrative records, departmental work, and marketing publications such as brochures and catalogs from 1948 to 2018.