Collection SPEC 34 - Channing Gilson papers

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SPEC 34

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Channing Gilson papers

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  • 1951, 1972-1973 (Creation)

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3 folders

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(1920 October 23 - 2007 July 11)

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Channing Gilson (PROD 1951) attended Art Center after 11 years in the military, including as a pilot in World War II. He owned his own firm, Channing Wallace Gilson Industrial Design, for 34 years and designed products in the fields of computers, lasers, appliances, medical equipment, and aircraft interiors, among others. Gilson enthusiastically credited Art Center with laying the foundation for his successful career and was an active alumnus.

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The Channing Gilson papers consist of correspondence related to Art Center's fundraising campaign for the new Pasadena campus, a copy of his diploma, and a few Society of Art Center Alumni items.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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