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Abstract This collection documents the activities of Institute of Design and its predecessor schools, ca. 1937 to ca. 1955. It encompasses the academic and creative materials of the New Bauhaus, Chicago School of Design, and the Institute of Design. The collection includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, biographical materials on faculty and students, examples of artistic works, exhibit catalogues and announcements of student, alumni professional activities,...
Description of the Collection A manuscript by Oscar A. Turner entitled "A Prelude to an Unknown Designer in Industry: A Missing Chapter of Industrial Design of Industrial Art, the New Fine Art Profession of Industry Unveiled" and correspondence related to it.The manuscript is an oversize (13x18") handwritten 33-page document, in which Turner campaigns for the use of the word "fabritecture" to replace the term "industrial design." The first 31 pages are dated 1956, and...