A collection of creative and intellectual works by Rich Gold, an American inventor, futurologist, and artist who was active
from the 1970s to early 2000s. Gold produced writings, presentations, inventions, and artwork to demonstrate relationships
between technology, society, and creativity. The collection features a variety of formats on which Gold created and documented
his works, including digital media, video recordings, posters, drawings, and notebooks. A portion of the collection includes
Gold's manuscript materials for The Plentitude, a posthumous publication from 2008.
Rich Gold (1950-2003) was a digital artist, inventor, cartoonist, composer, lecturer and inter-disciplinary researcher. He
was a provocative speaker who lectured throughout the world on the future of the book, the nature of engineering, creativity,
innovation and Evocative Knowledge Objects (EKOs) [from the Rich Gold website, 5/13/2011].
28.16 Linear Feet
(61 boxes, 4 flat boxes, 3 map folders)
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use