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Series 7 | A Finding Aid to the John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

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Series 7: General Professional and Committee Files, circa 1920s-1983
3.8 linear feet
Boxes 9-11, Boxes 15-16, OV26, OV29-39, RD57

Vassos' professional files document various consulting jobs and committee involvement and consist of company advertising and illustration consulting, architectural design consulting, graphic design work, and product design. Companies and organizations include: General Electric Company; the Hellenic University Club; M. Hohner, Inc.; Kuljian Corporation; Mills Industries, Incorporated; Packard Motor Car Company; Perey Manufacturing Company; Prudential Lines, Inc.; Remington Arms, Inc.; Remington Dupont; Savage Arms, Inc.; and L. E. Waterman Company, among many others. Additional materials document Vassos' involvement in designing the American Pavilion at the India Industries World Trade Fair in 1955 and work with the U. S. Army during WWII.
Materials include: architectural sketches and blueprints, correspondence, contracting agreements, design sketches and photographs, printed materials, and other items.
DescriptionContainer
Advertising Preliminary Sketches, Various Companies, circa 1940s, 1971
9
28-29
Columbia Recording Corporation, 1944
9
30
Columbia University School of General Studies Advisory Council, 1962-1963
9
31
Condado Beach Hotel Murals, 1947-1953
9
32
Dover Publications, Inc., 1972-1983
9
33
E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc., 1933-1946, 1974
9
34
Egli Co., Inc., circa 1948
Three oversized photographs housed in Box 16.
9
35
General Electric Company, 1932-1950
9
36-37
Graphic Design Illustration and Advertising Consulting, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
Thirty-nine oversized print ads and one paint sketch of ad housed in Box 15; twelve print ads, three illustration boards, and one sketch housed in OV 29; eight illustration boards housed in OV30; four illustration paint sketches housed in OV32.
9
38-42
Hellenic University Club and Greek Associations, circa 1952-circa 1977
Thirty-nine oversized photos and blueprints housed in Box 16; one paint sketch, four certificates, and seven architectural sketches housed in OV33; two certificates and one oversized flyer layout housed in OV34.
10
1-3
Hofstra University, Broadcast Program Videorecording, circa 1978
Includes one U-matic videocassette; Label reads: "Vassos at Hofstra University, Channel 21"
10
4
M. Hohner, Inc., circa 1948-circa 1961
Thirteen oversized photographs, nine sketches, and nine blueprints from folder 5 housed in Box 16.
10
5-6
India Industries Fair, World Trade Fair, American Pavilion, 1955
Thirteen oversized blueprints and plan sketches housed in OV35; twelve oversized blueprints and plan sketches housed in OV36.
10
7
Institute of Contemporary Art, Meeting Minutes, 1957
10
8
International Society for Arts and Decoration, circa 1935-circa 1936
10
9-11
John Vassos Associates, circa 1947
10
12
Julore Design Competition, 1950
10
13
Kuljian Corporation, 1950-1952
10
14
P. R. Mallory and Co., Inc., 1945
Three oversized blueprints housed in OV33.
10
15
Medallion Design Work, circa 1950s
Five oversized sketches housed in Box 16.
10
16
Mills Industries, Incorporated, 1945-1948
10
17
National Committee of 13, Against Superstition and Fear, circa 1946
10
18
Neo-Byzantine Church Design, 1973
Seven oversized architectural sketches and five blueprints housed in Box 16.
10
19
Packard Motor Car Company, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
10
20
Perey Manufacturing Company, Turnstiles, 1932
10
21
Product Design Awards Competition, Electrical Manufacturing, 1945-1950
10
22
Prudential Lines, Inc., circa 1965-circa 1980
Oversized blueprints, greeting cards, and sketches housed in OV34.
10
23-26
Remington Arms Company, Inc., 1936-1949
10
27
Remington Dupont, circa 1937-circa 1968
10
28-29
Rothschild Realty Co., 1931
Six oversized sketches housed in Box 16.
10
30
Savage Arms Corporation, 1935-1947
One oversized blueprint housed in OV34.
10
31
Savage Arms Corporation, Blueprint, circa 1935-circa 1947
RD57
Tennis Magazine Cover Designs, 1971-1974
Four oversized sketches and designs housed in Box 16; one oversized cover design housed in OV33.
10
32
Tennis Magazine Cover Designs, 1971-1974
11
1
Theater Design Work, circa 1941-circa 1960s
Thirty-seven oversized blueprints and sketches from folder 6 housed in Box 16 and OV26, OV37-39.
11
2-6
U. S. Army, circa 1940s-1953
11
7-14
L. E. Waterman Company, circa 1939
11
15
Oversized Egli Co., Inc. Material from Box 9, Folder 35, circa 1948
16
Oversized Graphic Design Illustration and Advertising Consulting Materials from Box 9, Folder 38, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
15
Oversized Graphic Design Illustration and Advertising Consulting Materials from Box 9, Folder 38, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
OV29
Oversized Graphic Design Illustration and Advertising Consulting Materials from Box 9, Folder 38, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
OV30
Oversized Graphic Design Illustration and Advertising Consulting Materials from Box 9, Folder 38, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
OV32
Oversized Hellenic University Club and Greek Associations Materials from Box 10, Folder 1, circa 1952-circa 1977
16
Oversized Hellenic University Club and Greek Associations Materials from Box 10, Folder 1, circa 1952-circa 1977
OV33
Oversized Hellenic University Club and Greek Associations Materials from Box 10, Folder 1, circa 1952-circa 1977
OV34
Oversized M. Hohner, Inc. Material from Box 10, Folder 5, circa 1948-circa 1961
16
Oversized India Industries Fair, World Trade Fair, American Pavilion Materials from Box 10, Folder 7, 1955
OV35
Oversized India Industries Fair, World Trade Fair, American Pavilion Materials from Box 10, Folder 7, 1955
OV36
Oversized P. R. Mallory and Co., Inc. Materials from Box 10, Folder 15, 1945
OV33
Oversized Medallion Design Work Materials from Box 10, Folder 15, circa 1950s
16
Oversized Neo-Byzantine Church Design Materials from Box 10, Folder 19, 1973
16
Oversized Prudential Lines, Inc. Materials from Box 10, Folder 23, circa 1965-circa 1980
OV34
Oversized Rothschild Realty Co. Materials from Box 10, Folder 30, 1931
16
Oversized Savage Arms Corporation Materials from Box 10, Folder 31, 1935-1947
OV34
Oversized Tennis Magazine Cover Designs from Box 10, Folder 32, 1971-1974
16
Oversized Tennis Magazine Cover Designs from Box 10, Folder 32, 1971-1974
OV33
Oversized Theater Design Work Materials from Box 11, Folder 6, circa 1941-circa 1960s
16
Oversized Theater Design Work Materials from Box 11, Folder 6, circa 1941-circa 1960s
OV26
Oversized Theater Design Work Materials from Box 11, Folder 6, circa 1941-circa 1960s
OV37
Oversized Theater Design Work Materials from Box 11, Folder 6, circa 1941-circa 1960s
OV38
Oversized Theater Design Work Materials from Box 11, Folder 6, circa 1941-circa 1960s
OV39

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