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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 283

Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Drawings and Prints

Records, 1968-1978

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Drawings and Prints
Title: Records
Dates: 1968-1978
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 283
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the administration of Elaine Evans Dee, Curator, 1968- , and Xenia Cage, Museum Technician, 1968-1980. They include general correspondence, mostly inquiries regarding the collections, photograph orders, and job applications; and materials concerning exhibitions and the American Federation of Arts committee meetings, 1972-1978.

Historical Note

The Department of Drawings and Prints was established in 1946. It is responsible for the care, storage, cataloging, and study of its holdings. It also provides information on drawing and print collections.

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Descriptive Entry

The papers document the administration of Elaine Evans Dee, Curator, 1968- , and Xenia Cage, Museum Technician, 1968-1980. They include general correspondence, mostly inquiries regarding the collections, photograph orders, and job applications; and materials concerning exhibitions and The American Federation of Arts committee meetings, 1972-1978.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 283, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Drawings and Prints, Records

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Container List

Series 1

GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY, 1968-1979.

Box 1

General Correspondence (Dee), A - Z

Box 1 of 2

General Correspondence (Cage), 1971-1978

Box 1 of 2

Series 2

PHOTOGRAPH REQUESTS, JOB APPLICANTS, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, 1970-1978.

Box 1

Photograph requests, 1970-1978 (9 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Job Applicants, 1970-1978

Box 1 of 2

Series 3

EXHIBITIONS, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, 1970-1978.

Box 1

Print Show, 1970 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Winslow Homer Benefit, Wildenstein Galleries, 1972

Box 1 of 2

Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973

Box 1 of 2

Frederic E. Church Sketches, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Untitled, May 6, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Whistler - Hassam - Moran Show, 1975

Box 1 of 2

Italian Drawings and Prints, March 18, 1975

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Carnegie Mansion Opening, 1976

Box 2 of 2

The Royal Pavilion at Brighton (England), 1977

Box 2 of 2

Immovable Objects Exhibition, 1978

Box 2 of 2

Embroidery Drawings, Undated

Box 2 of 2

Japan Now, Undated

Box 2 of 2

Series 4

THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, 1972-1978

Box 2

National Exhibition Committee Meetings (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Catalogue

Box 2 of 2