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Archie Boston Graphic Design files
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Description
Archie Boston is an award-winning African-American graphic design artist, educator and author.
Background
Archie Boston was born in Clewiston, Florida in 1943 and was raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. Boston graduated from the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Advertising Design in 1964. In 1965 Boston worked as an art director at Hixson and Jorgensen Advertising while also serving in the Army Reserves. He started Boston & Boston with his older brother, Bradford Boston in 1967, and worked there from 1967 to 1969. He also worked at Carson Roberts and as an instructor at the Chouinard Art Institute. From 1969 to 1977 Boston worked at Botsford Ketchum Advertising as an art director while also starting his own firm, Archie Boston Graphic Design in 1973. In 1977 he received a Masters Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Southern California.
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet One manuscript storage box, one half manuscript storage box, and one flat box
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.