Boston University. Program in Artisanry,
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Files contain inter-University correspondence concerning fundraising and the merger of the Franklin School and Boston University (1974-1977), 3 statements of goals and a development plan (1974-1977), budget projections (1975-1977) and fundraising memos (1974-1978), and printed material regarding the cessation of support and affiliation with Boston University (1984-1985).
Biographical/Historical Note: The Program was established in 1975 as an outgrowth of Boston University's affiliation with the Franklin Institute of Boston. In 1985, Boston University discontinued support of and affiliation with the Program. In September 1985, the Program was acquired by the Swain School of Design in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
The donor, Robert L. Cardinale, directed the Program in Artisanry at Boston University until 1985.
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