Arthur J. Pulos papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.puloarth
Creators:
Pulos, Arthur J.
Dates:
1935-[ca. 1980s]
bulk 1947-1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
61.7 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, notes, sketches and renderings, exhibition and subject files, teaching files, financial records and clippings document Pulos' career and involvement in industrial design and crafts organizations.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Biographical information; correspondence; writings and notes; teaching files; drawings; and research files. The bulk of the addition pertains to his years as head of industrial design at Syracuse University and his professional writings and affiliations relating to industrial design.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Silversmith, industrial designer, educator, author, Syracuse, N.Y. Born 1917. Died Jan. 15, 1997. Taught design for several years at the University of Illinois and at Syracuse University where he also chaired the Dept. of Industrial Design. Founded and managed Pulos Design Associates. Involved in many crafts and industrial design organizations and author of several books.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Arthur J. Pulos, 1983-1994 and in 1997 by Pulos' widow Elizabeth and their three children.

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
Arthur J. Pulos papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Design, Industrial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silversmiths Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artisans Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industrial designers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pulos Design Associates Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Craftsmen's Council Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Creative Buildings (Firm) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Midwest-Designer Craftsmen Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Syracuse University. Dept. of Industrial Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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