Program Files, 1974-1983

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Consists of records documenting auctions, crafts fairs, fund raising, grants, and other programs of the Museum during the tenures of H. Christian Rohlfing, Administrator, 1969-1978; John Dobkin, Administrator, 1975-1978; Daniel O'Leary, Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980; Barbara V. Foss, Administrative Assistant to the Director, 1979-1981; Peter M. Scherer, Administrative Assistant to the Director, 1979-1983; Chauncie McKeever, Administrative Assistant to the Director, 1981-1983; and Linda Dunne, Administrator, Assistant Director for Administration, and Deputy Director, 1983- . Materials include advertisements, printing samples, photographs, press releases, correspondence, meeting notes, requests for information, invitation lists, histories, surveys, fund raising proposals, and requests for donations.


  • Rohlfing, H. Christian
  • Dobkin, John H
  • O'Leary, Daniel
  • Foss, Barbara V
  • Scherer, Peter M
  • McKeever, Chauncie
  • Dunne, Linda
  • Cooper-Hewitt Museum Administrator
  • Cooper-Hewitt Museum Assistant Director for Administration


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1974
  • 1974-1983


  • Decoration and ornament
  • Art museums
  • Decorative arts


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS00883

Physical description

2 cu. ft. processed holdings

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