Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Francis H. Palmer Records

Accession Number: 
UR002123
Extent: 
2.25 linear feet (2 SB, 2 cassettes)
Date: 
1978-1983, bulk 1978-1981

Dr. Francis H. Palmer was president of Merrill-Palmer from 1978-1981, prior to which he
worked at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his education
at the University of Pittsburg, published widely, mainly on preschool and early
educational child development and was very active in the Headstart program. Palmer’s
records reflect his emphasis on the psychology of preschool and elementary age children
and his direction of institutional focus to research.

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