Departmental Files,
circa 1992-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 09-177
Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Dates:
circa 1992-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the projects and activities of the Product Design and Decorative Arts Department during the tenure of David Revere McFadden, Curator, 1978-1993; Deborah Shinn, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-1996, and Assistant Curator, 1997-2002; and Sarah Coffin, Curator, 2004- . Projects and activities include professional activities, publications, "America's Smithsonian" traveling exhibition, events, collections moves, grants, Parsons School of Design master's program, and the 2000 meeting of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design of the International Council of Museums. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant files, notes, object images, meeting materials, email, architectural drawings, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-177, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Departmental Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 9/14/2009 memorandum, Wright to Trope; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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McFadden, David Revere Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shinn, Deborah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coffin, Sarah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parsons School of Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Council of Museums. International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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