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Ivan Chermayeff stationery and placecard die set

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 3-2-1340
Dies for stationery and placecards, and samples, of the University at Buffalo seal designed by Ivan Chermayeff, in use from 1967 to 1982.

Dates

  • 1967

Creator

Terms of Access and Use

Ivan Chermayeff stationery and placecard die set is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and University Archives before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 miniature box)

Abstract

Dies for stationery and placecards, and samples, of the University at Buffalo seal designed by Ivan Chermayeff, in use from 1967 to 1982.

Historical Note

Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff designed a seal for the University at Buffalo in 1967. Its first use was for the inauguration of UB President Martin Meyerson on May 29, 1967.

The design, a radial cluster of books, symbolized the integration of knowledge achieved through the diverse faculties of the university.

Chermayeff's design served as the university seal until 1982.

Arrangement

By format.

Acquisition Information

The Ivan Chermayeff stationery and placecard die set was transferred to University Archives by Jane Liebner, Office of the President, on February 7, 1983, accession 83-009.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Vilz, August 2018; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, August 2018.

Source

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Ivan Chermayeff stationery and placecard die set
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz.
Date
08 August 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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