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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Dates:
1993-2005
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research, collection development, departmental programs, external relations, and professional activities during the tenures of David Revere McFadden, Curator, 1978-1993; Deborah Shinn, Curator in Charge, 1995-1996, and Assistant Curator, 1997-2002; and Emily Miller, Assistant Curator, 2003-2005. ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Decorative Arts
Dates:
1967-1978
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 282
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records chiefly document the administration of Janet Thorpe, Assistant Curator, 1967-1969, and Associate Curator, 1969-1973, and Catherine Lynn Frangiamore, Assistant Curator, 1969-1974. Also, included are materials concerning Thomas E. Lennox, Assistant Curator, 1964-1967; J. Stewart Johnson, Curator, 1974-1976; and David R. McFadden, ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Publications Department
Dates:
1994-2012
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the production of museum publications, exhibition didactics, brochures, catalogs, invitations, event programs, web pages, signage, advertisements, and other published or printed items. Records also document the administration of the department and awards won by various publications. Materials ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Curatorial Department
Dates:
circa 2010-2011
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, planning, and execution of the exhibition National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?. The exhibition, on view from May 4, 2010 through January 9, 2011, was curated by Ellen Lupton, Cara McCarty, Matilda McQuaid, and Cynthia E. Smith. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Curatorial Department
Dates:
circa 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated in-house or travel managed by Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design, 2005- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include Gluckman and Mayner Select: Works from the Permanent Collection (proposed exhibition); Campana Brothers Select: Works from the P...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Dates:
2002-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design;" "Multiple Choice: ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
circa 1981-1983, 1994-2008
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting incoming loans for exhibitions. A small amount of material also documents the storage and organization of objects for an exhibition and the shipment of objects for traveling exhibitions. Materials include agreements, condition reports, object images, shipping documentation, correspondence, la...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1991-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records mostly document programs of the Education Department for the Fall 1992, Spring 1993, and Summer 1993 semesters. Program files were created for each lecture, seminar, symposium, course, workshop, tour, or package trip offered by the Department, and include articles, promotional materials, and other background planning information ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1992, with related records from 1948
Size:
39.88 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 film box) (12 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 492
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain the Director's correspondence files from 1975 to 1991, as well as smaller files created by Rohlfing, Pfister, and Scherer. In addition, the records include administrative and subject files from 1970 to 1988. These files document museum functions such as acquisitions, collections management, and budgeting, as well as large...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1998-2006
Size:
0.21 cu. ft. (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard; Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era; Unlimited by Design; Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper; Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets; New Ho...

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