Robert L. Even Chicago design history collection

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1 linear foot of material consisting of transcripts and VHS tapes of interviews that Robert L. Even conducted from February 1991 to October 1992 with Chicago designers Robert Vogele, John Massey, Ralph Eckerstrom, Hayward Blake, Morton Goldsholl, and Susan Jackson Kieg for Design History: A Video Documentary of Influential Designers in Post World War II Chicago, Part I.

Biographical Historical Note

Robert L. Even was a professor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Northern Illinois University.

Additional Notes

Related collections: Mort and Millie Goldsholl Collection, Chicago Film Archives; Hayward Blake design collection, University of Illinois at Chicago.