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Vassos, John, 1898-1985  Search this
Sanders, Bernard  Search this
Byard, Dorothy  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Vassos, Ruth  Search this
Second, George  Search this
Radio Corporation of America  Search this
Packard Motor Car Company  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Industrial Designers Society of America  Search this
Silvermine Guild of Artists  Search this
Matthias Hohner AG  Search this
Remington Arms Company  Search this
Savage Arms Corporation  Search this
Kuljian Corporation  Search this
Perey Manufacturing Company  Search this
Prudential Lines, Inc  Search this
Design drawings
Slides (photographs)
Screen prints
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
18.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
The John Vassos papers measure 18.7 linear feet and date from 1915 to 1989. The papers include biographical materials; personal and professional correspondence; writings and writing projects; Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) files; Radio Corporation of American (RCA) files; Silvermine Guild of Artists files; general professional and committee files; printed materials; four scrapbooks; photographic materials, including two photo albums; and artwork.
John Vassos papers, 1915-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
John Vassos papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
John Vassos (1898-1985) was an author, designer, illustrator, and muralist, active in Norwalk, Connecticut.
The John Vassos papers were donated from 1989 to 1990 by Paul Johnes, Vassos' nephew.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Muralists  Search this
Theaters  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Designers  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art