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
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.
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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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 436, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Membership and Development, Project Files