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Dr. C. Bud Kaufmann was a Missouri native and former faculty member in the Department of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri. During his tenure at MU in the 1960s and 70s, he also enjoyed work as a successful free lance interior designer as evidenced by numerous period suits custom tailored in Hong Kong. Prior to teaching, Dr. Kaufmann was a member of the U.S. military’s 6th Infantry Battalion for basic training and joined the 5th Armored Division Dental Unit from 1953 to 1955 after which he was discharged as a Sergeant at the end of his tour in Korea. The Kaufmann Collection reflects Dr. Kaufmann’s travels and years as a successful professional in the field of Architectural Design.

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Custom-Tailored Polyester Suit
Fringed Leather Vest