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Boston University Program in Artisanry records, 1974-1985

Boston University. Program in Artisanry


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

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.

Related Materials

Program in Artisanry records also located at Swain School of Design, New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Five percent of the materials are photocopies.

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

Boston University Program in Artisanry records, 1974-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.