Event Files, 1973-1979, 1991-1993

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Summary

Consists of records documenting special events at the Museum, including benefit auctions, and events surrounding the Carnegie Mansion, during the tenures of Dorothy Twining Globus, coordinator for the 1974 auction; Mary Kerr, coordinator for the 1975 auction; Michele Raphoon, Membership and Special Events Manager, 1991-1993; and Pamela Jo Haylock, Special events coordinator, beginning in 1993. Materials include lists of participants, invitation samples and mailing lists, contracts with talent and caterers, publicity, press clippings, correspondence with prospective donors, photographs of items for auction, drafts for auction catalogues, auction bids, expense statements, and sale receipts.

Creator

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Membership Office

Subject

  • Haylock, Pamela Jo
  • Kerr, Mary
  • Globus, Dorothy Twining
  • Raphoon, Michele
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Auctions

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Chronologic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1973
  • 1973-1993
  • 1973-1979, 1991-1993

Topic

  • Fund raising
  • Art museums

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS00876

Physical description

  • 7.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 4 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings