This accession consists of images of the fabrication and installation of exhibitions and exhibition models as well as images of Office of Exhibits Central staff. Materials also include a small amount of planning documents, reports, flyers, and images related to the Association of Smithsonian Designers and a film storyboard.
Belle Kogan, "first American woman industrial designer"
Belle Kogan Associates
Banet, Bernard A.
A collection of magazine and newspaper articles, academic papers, advertisements, press releases, typed and hand-written correspondence, speeches, drafts, and other materials relating to Belle Kogan and her career as an industrial designer.
MS 4760 Fiftieth Anniversary Medal of Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter of the New York State Archeological Association
New York State Archeological Association. Lewis H. Morgan Chapter
New York State Archeological Association, issued April 23, 1966. Obverse: portrait of L.H. Morgan; reverse: seal of Morgan Chapter. Designed and executed by Alphonse Kolb. Diameter, 1 3/16".
The Aluminum Association "Alloy Designation System for Wrought Aluminum" Pamphlet
This item is a six by nine inch pamphlet issued by the Aluminum Association in 1954, entitled, "The Aluminum Association Alloy Designation System for Wrought Aluminum. This pamphlet is annotated.h
Design Research, Inc. collection
This collection consists ofcorrespondence, scrapbooks, catalogs, brochures, original drawings, photographs, financial records, resumes, legal documents, magazine articles, business records, press releases, artwork, and samples of boxes, bags, and buttons. Files documenting the company's history include a statement of the company's philosophy and records pertaining to the establishment of new stores in various cities. Project files document the furniture, fabrics, rugs, and accessories imported and design by Design Research, Inc. Bound reprints of articles that appeared in Interiors and International Design magazines are included. Clippings and other records documenting the design and construction of D/R stores are provided in the files pertaining to Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Inc. Also found in these files is a printed and bound presentation copy of Thompson's address, "The Craft of Design and the Art of Building", along with other articles by and about Thompson. Additional information pertaining to D/R's association with Marimekko can be found in the Cooper- Hewitt Design Archive's Marimekko Collection.
Donald Deskey collection
Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.
Saul Nesbitt Papers
Background and biographical information consists of Nesbitt's resume, an artist/designer statement, list of clients and accomplishments of Nesbitt Associates, Ltd., press releases, articles, and photographs of the designer.,The materials in this collection document Nesbitt's work from 1951 through 1984.
Raphael J. Moses collection of United States aeronautical patents
Moses, Raphael Jacob, 1844-1909
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Smithsonian Logo Design Guidelines
This accession consists Smithsonian Institution logo design guidelines and related materials, proofs and finals, as prepared by the design firm of Chermayeff & Geismar Associates. The Office of Public Affairs used these guidelines in Smithsonian logo letter heading presentations in offices. Materials also include a "Smithsonian Magazine" cover proposed by Chermayeff …
Associate Director's Files
These records, created and maintained by David Jenkins, Associate Director, Office of Exhibits and Outreach (previously Associate Director for Interpretive Programs), document his professional activities and ideas for educational activities as well as development of new and improvement of existing exhibitions and the upkeep and safety of zoo grounds. Major …