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Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Pauline Park Wilson Knapp Records

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Identifier: UR002120
Abstract Dr. Pauline Park Wilson Knapp was the president and director of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from 1952-1967. Knapp received her B.S. in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky and M.A. and Ph. D in Psychology from Columbia University. She established the first Child Development Center in Georgia in 1928, was head of the Department of Family and Life at the University of Alabama from 1941-45 and the Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Georgia from 1946-52. In...
Dates: 1950 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1967

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials

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Identifier: UAV002602
Abstract The Merrill-Palmer Institute was founded in 1920 by an endowment from Lizzie Merrill Palmer. Throughout its 61 years of independent operation, the Institute was greatly respected and internationally known as one of the top institutions for education, training and research in Child Development. Merrill-Palmer staff conducted and published studies on families and children, operated a nursery school, children’s camps and clubs, offered marriage and family counseling, and performed community...
Dates: 1920 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1981

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