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John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

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Series 5: Radio Corporation of America (RCA), circa 1930s-1976
2.1 linear feet
Boxes 6-7, Box 15, OV22-24, OV26

RCA files include: contracting agreements; correspondence; design analyses and proposals; design plans and sketches by Vassos; expense reports and financial materials; lectures and publications with RCA by Vassos; RCA magazines, other printed materials, and publicity; meeting minutes and program development; presentation materials; various product project assignments; photographs of John Vassos, of interiors and exteriors of RCA headquarters, and of products and advertisements; product design boards by Vassos; and materials relating to the RCA "Room of Tomorrow" model as well as the 1964 World's Fair RCA pavilion, both designed by Vassos.
DescriptionContainer
Bicycle Design, circa 1937
6
16
Broadcast News
Magazines, Articles on Vassos, 1933-1963
6
17-18
Contracting Agreements, 1939-1950
6
19
Correspondence, 1933-1963
6
20-25
Design Analyses and Proposals, 1935-1957
6
26-28
Design Plans and Sketches, circa 1946-1960
Six oversized design plans and sketches from folder 29 housed in Box 15; one in OV22; and three in OV24.
6
29-30
Expenses and Financial Materials, 1947-1956
6
31-32
Industry in Canada, 1951-1955
6
33
Lectures and Publications with RCA, 1934-1936
6
34
Meeting Minutes and Radio Program Development, 1946-1948
6
35-36
National Home Furnishing Show, 1958-1975
6
37-38
Pascoe Incorporated, 1951-1952
6
39
Presentation, Magitron, circa 1947
Three oversized sketches housed in Box 15.
6
40
Photographs, circa 1940s-circa 1975
Four oversized photographs of Vassos at RCA, from folder 1, housed in Box 15.
7
1-7
Printed Material, 1932-circa 1970s
Two oversized catalogs housed in Box 15; one oversized catalog housed in OV23; Four RCA posters housed in OV24.
7
8-14
Product Design Boards, circa 1938
Four oversized product design boards housed in OV22, and two housed in OV24.
7
15
RCA Reports, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
7
16
RCA Room of Tomorrow, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
7
17
World's Fair Documents, 1961-1964
Ten oversized sketches from folder 19 housed in Box 15; twelve blueprints housed in OV26.
7
18-20
General Materials, 1955-1976
7
21-27
Oversized Design Plans and Sketches from Box 6, Folder 29, circa 1946-1960
15
Oversized Design Plans and Sketches from Box 6, Folder 29, circa 1946-1960
OV22
Oversized Design Plans and Sketches from Box 6, Folder 29, circa 1946-1960
OV24
Oversized Sketches from Magitron Presentation, Box 6, Folder 40, circa 1947
15
Oversized Photographs of John Vassos at RCA, from Box 7, Folder 1, circa 1940s-circa 1975
15
Oversized Printed Material from Box 7, Folder 8, 1932-circa 1970s
15
Oversized Printed Material from Box 7, Folder 8, 1932-circa 1970s
OV23
Oversized Printed Material from Box 7, Folder 8, 1932-circa 1970s
OV24
Oversized Product Design Boards from Box 7, Folder 15, circa 1938
OV22
Oversized Product Design Boards from Box 7, Folder 15, circa 1938
OV24
Oversized World's Fair Documents from Box 7, Folder 19, 1961-1964
15
Oversized World's Fair Documents from Box 7, Folder 19, 1961-1964
OV26

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