Agency history, 1991-

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  • Raphoon, Michele
  • Haylock, Pamela Jo
  • Morris, Tara


Agency History


  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • Smithsonian Annals, 1991-1997
  • Smithsonian Directory, 1999
  • The history of special events at the Cooper-Hewitt clearly dates from an early time, but it does not seem to have been a formal position prior to 1991. Possibly the Department of Programs discharged these responsibilities. The Cooper-Hewitt's Special Events Coordinator functions under Development and Public Affairs to support the Museum's interactions with its members and the public. These include exhibition openings, fundraising, and development activities. Michele Raphoon was appointed as Membership and Special Events Manager and served 1991-1992. After a vacancy in 1993 Pamela Jo Haylock became Special Events Coordinator and served 1994-2000. Tara Morris followed, serving 2001- .
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of " above.

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  • 1991
  • 1991-


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SIA AH00278

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