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Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Biographics: a film by Al Gowan and Victor Papanek, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 474, File 6, Item 1
Scope and Contents DVD; footage of biological specimens, sliced in a linear fashion by Dr. Samuel N. Postlethwait, Professor in the Purdue Biology Department at the time; film then spliced and set to a jazz soundtrack by Gowan and Papanek, to create a virtual trip through a three dimensional object. They were later invited to the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colorado to show the film.
Dates: 1968

Logo for Krannert School of Industrial Management, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 474, File 6, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...
Dates: 1968