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Project Title Education in Interior Decorating, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Faculty Mentor Dr. Bridget May
Academic Department Interior Design
Contact Information (703) 284-1671 or bridget.may@marymount.edu
Appropriate Majors/Programs Interior Design, History, Art History, Gender Studies
Position Availability Fall, spring, and/or summer
Description This project will investigate the beginning of education in decorating, especially for women; locate early course offerings in design schools, colleges, and universities; and compare and contrast to present-day interior design education
Date Posted October 14, 2010
 

Project Title Female Interior Decorators of the Early 20th Century
Faculty Mentor Dr. Bridget May
Academic Department Interior Design
Contact Information (703) 284-1671 or bridget.may@marymount.edu
Appropriate Majors/Programs Interior Design, History, Art History, Gender Studies
Position Availability Fall, spring, and/or summer
Description Project involves locating information (including education and background, their firms, employees, and body of work) of various lady decorators, such as Elsie Cobb Wilson, Dianne Tate and Marion Hall, Grace Lincoln Temple, and Wilhelmina Boldt. Information sources would include any archives of their papers, firm information, work, writings, and professional activities.
Date Posted October 14, 2010