Query: Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Loan Files
Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1958, 1975-1987
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 541
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records pertain to the exhibitions of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, beginning with the first held under the auspices of the Smithsonian, Immovable Objects/Lower Manhattan from Battery Park to the Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in June 1975, and ending with Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament, which closed in September 1987. In …

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Records
Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator
Dates:
1962-1988
Size:
17.58 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 545
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created mostly by administrators Rohlfing, Dobkin, and Dunne. They document the activities of the Museum Advisory Board and the acquisitions committee and contain files on fundraising, membership, product development, sales, education, collections management, and exhibitions. The records also include audit reports and annual reports; grant proposals; architectural …

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Correspondence
Dates:
1968-1975
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 597
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of copies of outgoing administrative and curatorial correspondence and internal memoranda dating from July 1968, the month in which the Cooper-Hewitt Museum was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution, through 1975.

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Records
Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1976-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The bulk of these records document the activities of the Education Department from 1981 through 1992. They include materials describing the intern and fellowship program as well as programs held by the Department, such as lectures, seminars, courses, performances, package trips, tours, and workshops. These materials include program research files; budgets; schedules …

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Newsletter
Dates:
1977-1986
Size:
0.50 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes a reference set of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum Newsletter. The Newsletter includes information about the museum and its exhibitions and special events. Some issues are missing.

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Event Files
Dates:
1976-1984
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special events at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum (CHM), including exhibition openings, visits by major figures, and unique events. Materials include correspondence; invitations; security information; catering proposals; press releases; photocopies of articles; logistical information; applications for events; ephemera; newspaper clippings; and mailing lists.

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Publicity Records
Dates:
1897-1973
Size:
4.24 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 289
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of newspaper and journal articles concerning the Cooper-Hewitt Museum's exhibitions, the closing of the Cooper Union Museum of Decorative Arts in 1963, the Museum's transfer to the Smithsonian Institution in 1968, and the Museum's relocation to the Carnegie Mansion in 1970. Included are exhibition albums consisting of photographs, catalogues, news …

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Publications and Reports
Dates:
1864-1977
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 598
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These materials were accumulated over time in the Library of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum (CHM). Most were produced before the Cooper Union Museum was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution in 1968, and some predate the establishment of the Museum itself in 1896. The publications include an incomplete series of Cooper Union annual reports …

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Visitor Comment Books
Dates:
1992-1994
Size:
1.66 cu. ft. (1 document box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two series of hardbound visitor comment books for the exhibition The Power of Maps, which was organized by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum and was shown there from October 5, 1992 until March 7, 1993. The exhibition was also shown in the Smithsonian Institution's International Gallery in Washington from November 9, 1993 until January …

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Records
Dates:
1881, 1895-1976
Size:
56 cu. ft. (56 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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