John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

Vassos, John, b. 1898 d. 1985
Painter, Industrial designer
Active in Conn.; N.Y.

Collection size: 19.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Autobiography (xeroxed typescript); biographical data; correspondence; writings; files; drawings; photographs and slides of Vassos, of others, and of his work; printed material; tape recording of a talk; and a videotape of Vassos at Hofstra University (ca.1978); Silvermine Guild of Artists material; tape cassette of a Silvermine Guild meeting, and of a testimonial dinner to Vassos; and autobiographical remarks and comments on design as told to Robert Hose (1970s).

Biographical/Historical Note: Designer, painter; Norwalk, Conn.

Donated 1989-1990 by Paul Johnes, Vassos' nephew.

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