Boston University Program in Artisanry records

Collection ID:
Boston University. Program in Artisanry
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
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.

Reproduction Note
Five percent of the materials are photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Robert L. Cardinale, directed the Program in Artisanry at Boston University until 1985.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art in universities and colleges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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