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A Finding Aid to the John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

Vassos, John, 1898-1985

Industrial designer, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 19.3 linear feet

Summary: The John Vassos papers measure 19.3 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.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Vassos (1898-1985) was an author, designer, illustrator, and muralist, active in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Provenance

The John Vassos papers were donated from 1989 to 1990 by Paul Johnes, Vassos' nephew.

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