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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0561
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1936-1949
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.vassjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-89
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Vassos, John, 1898-1985
Dates:
1915-1989
Size:
18.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vassjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, illustrator, and muralist John Vassos measure 18.7 linear feet and date from 1915 to 1989. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings and writing project files, Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) files, Radio Corporation of American (RCA) files, Silvermine Guild of Artists files, general professional and committee files, printed materials, four scrapbooks, photographic materials, and artwork.

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Dates:
circa 1920s-1983
Level:
series
Size:
3.8 Linear feet (Boxes 9-11, Boxes 15-16, OV26, OV29-39, RD57)
Collection ID:
AAA.vassjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 Corporat...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9531
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Interviewees in this series contributed in various roles to the refinement of plutonium 239 isotope at the Hanford Engineer Works in the state of Washington. In January of 1943, General Groves chose the site for construction of three full-scale plutonium piles for the mass production of plutonium 239--an isotope for the chain reaction ...

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