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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 436

Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Membership and Development

Project Files, 1976-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Membership and Development
Title: Project Files
Dates: 1976-1987
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Record Unit 436
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records contain reports and memoranda describing the Museum's membership operation, and document the selection and operation of automated mailing and tracking systems. Samples of solicitations and data from periodic membership drives are included, as are membership statistics and financial reports.

Historical Note

For prior records of the Office of Membership and Development, see Record Unit 284. The office was managed by Mary Kerr from its inception in October 1976 until 1983, when Eileen White became Development Manager. In 1986, George Nichols became Development Officer, and Susan Sweetser was Membership Officer. Nichols was appointed Membership and Development Officer in 1987.

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Descriptive Entry

These records contain reports and memoranda describing the museum's membership operation and document the selection and operation of automated mailing and tracking systems. Samples of solicitations and data from periodic membership drives are included, as are membership statistics and financial reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 436, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Membership and Development, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

Membership Practices, 1980-1983

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Smithsonian Computer System, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Past Exhibitions

Box 1 of 1

Purchase Orders, 1984

Box 1 of 1

Enertex - Special Purchase Orders, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Special Orders, 1986-1987 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Monthly Purchase Orders, 1985-1987

Box 1 of 1

Computer Codes - Freireich Manual

Box 1 of 1

Conversion of First 500 Records Entertex to Freireich

Box 1 of 1

Quarterly Financial Report - Smithsonian Magazine Conversions, 1984

Box 1 of 1

ABC Publishers Start, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 1

Neodata Requirements

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Magazine - Circulation Totals Forms

Box 1 of 1

Membership Statistics, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Renewal Cycle, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Forms

Box 1 of 1

Reports from Freireich

Box 1 of 1

Gift Membership Information

Box 1 of 1

Timeline for Conversion

Box 1 of 1

Expenses - Freireich Systems

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Monthly Purchase Order Forms

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Special Orders, 1985

Box 1 of 1

Freireich - The Contract

Box 1 of 1

Higher Category Members

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1976

Box 1 of 1

Spring/Summer Solicitation, 1977

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1977

Box 1 of 1

Spring Solicitation, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1980

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1981

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1982

Box 1 of 1

Spring Faberge Solicitation, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Faberge Solicitation - New York Times Insert, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Current Problems Awaiting Response

Box 1 of 1

Fall Solicitation, 1984 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Annual Appeals 1981-1984 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Membership Statistics, 1981

Box 1 of 1

Renewal Cycle, 1982

Box 1 of 1

Membership Status Report, 1984 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence with Jack King

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Magazine Zone Reports

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Magazine Circulation Totals, 1979-1981

Box 1 of 1

Quarterly Financial Reports - Smithsonian Magazine Conversions, 1985

Box 1 of 1

Membership Verification Audit, 1980-1983

Box 1 of 1

Renewal Statistics, 1977-1985 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Budget (Programs and Membership), 1977-1978

Box 1 of 1

Financial Reports, 1984

Box 1 of 1

Reimbursements

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Magazine Correspondence

Box 1 of 1

Freireich Correspondence/Problems

Box 1 of 1

Expenses/Supplies/Printing, 1980-1983

Box 1 of 1

American Direct Mail Orders, 1984-1985 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1