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Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], (bulk 1947-1960)

Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], (bulk 1947-1960)

Pulos, Arthur J., 1917-1997

Industrial designer, Educator, Historian, Silversmith

Collection Information

Size: 61.7 linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, notes, sketches and renderings, exhibition and subject files, teaching files, financial records and clippings document Pulos' career and involvement in industrial design and crafts organizations.

ADDITION: Biographical information; correspondence; writings and notes; teaching files; drawings; and research files. The bulk of the addition pertains to his years as head of industrial design at Syracuse University and his professional writings and affiliations relating to industrial design.

Biographical/Historical Note

Silversmith, industrial designer, educator, author, Syracuse, N.Y. Born 1917. Died Jan. 15, 1997. Taught design for several years at the University of Illinois and at Syracuse University where he also chaired the Dept. of Industrial Design. Founded and managed Pulos Design Associates. Involved in many crafts and industrial design organizations and author of several books.

Provenance

Donated by Arthur J. Pulos, 1983-1994 and in 1997 by Pulos' widow Elizabeth and their three children.

Related Materials

Arthur J. Pulos papers also at Syracuse University.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], (bulk 1947-1960). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.