Smithsonian Libraries
This collection consists of
Smithsonian Libraries
This collection consists ofcorrespondence, scrapbooks, catalogs, brochures, original drawings, photographs, financial records, resumes, legal documents, magazine articles, business records, press releases, artwork, and samples of boxes, bags, and buttons. Files documenting the company's history include a statement of the company's philosophy and records pertaining to the establishment of new stores in various cities. Project files document the furniture, fabrics, rugs, and accessories imported and design by Design Research, Inc. Bound reprints of articles that appeared in Interiors and International Design magazines are included. Clippings and other records documenting the design and construction of D/R stores are provided in the files pertaining to Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Inc. Also found in these files is a printed and bound presentation copy of Thompson's address, "The Craft of Design and the Art of Building", along with other articles by and about Thompson. Additional ... Read More
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Papers of the American industrial designer. Collection includes correspondence (1940-1965), blueprints, design drawings, notes, photographs, renderings, reports, pamphlets, clippings (1932-1965) and color slides, 1966.
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Strother MacMinn (1918-1998) was a designer, writer and influential teacher of automotive design. He assisted in the design of automobiles at General Motors, Opel, and Oldsmobile. But his main position was as an instructor of automotive design at the distinguished Art Center College of Design in California. These are six prints of car models designed by MacMinn for DuPont.
Smithsonian Libraries
This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal correspondence and contracts pertaining to D/R's representation of Marimekko in the United States, as well as numerous swatches, sample books, brochures for stockholders, and trade catalogs. Files pertaining to Marimekko's work in Finland is mostly in Finnish and consists of brochures, posters, articles, and sample books, as well as a copy of the publication, "Design in Finland 1983."Additional information on Marimekko's association with D/R can be found in the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive's Design ... Read More
Smithsonian Libraries
This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
There are six prints each depicting a different model of car: sportscar, amphibious car, luxury car, commuter car, passenger car, station wagon. The caption reads, "CARS OF TOMORROW" SERIES. Designed for DuPont by Strother MacMinn. Finished with DuPont LUCITE Acrylic lacquer
Alabama Department of Archives and History
The administrative manuals, as differentiated from the program manuals, cover various aspects of the internal management of the Department. They include manuals for general administration, personnel, Board members, staff development, the inspection of county departments, work-sampling, the Alabama Service Information System, and related materials