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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-100

Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Records, 1864-1980

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Title: Records
Dates: 1864-1980
Quantity: 4.57 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-100
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of various materials transferred from subject files in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum library. In the first series are files assembled by researcher Brooks Adams during the development of the exhibition "Hair," which was on view at the museum from June 10 through August 17, 1980. Also included are exhibition files for "The Logic and Magic of Color," which was on view at the Cooper Union Museum from April 19 through August 1960. The second series contains six scrapbooks of press clippings describing the Museum's early exhibitions and activities under the Smithsonian. Some materials date from when the museum was known as the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of various materials transferred from subject files in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum library. In the first series are files assembled by researcher Brooks Adams during the development of the exhibition Hair, which was on view at the museum from June 10 through August 17, 1980. Also included are exhibition files for The Logic and Magic of Color, which was on view at the Cooper Union Museum from April 19 through August 1960. The second series contains six scrapbooks of press clippings describing the Museum's early exhibitions and activities under the Smithsonian. Some materials date from when the museum was known as the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-100, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Records

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Container List

Series 1

Exhibiton Records, 1956-1966, 1980

Box 1

"Hair" Exhibition

Exhibit Object Lists, Label Copy, Research Notes

Box 1 of 6

Catalogue Object Photos

Box 1 of 6

General Exhibit Correspondence

Box 1 of 6

Lender Files, alphabetic by lender, including correspondence with lenders (115 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Hair

Box 1 of 6

Hair Show Polaroids - Guillaume

Box 1 of 6

Images of Hair Dressers

Box 1 of 6

Barbara Foss in Paris

Box 1 of 6

Hair Ideas

Box 1 of 6

Invitation Lists

Box 1 of 6

Objects - No

Box 1 of 6

"Hair" Exhibition Subject Files - Styles

Regional

Box 1 of 6

Egyptian

Box 1 of 6

Greek

Box 1 of 6

Roman

Box 1 of 6

Medieval

Box 1 of 6

Renaissance

Box 1 of 6

Baroque

Box 1 of 6

Rococo

Box 1 of 6

Neoclassical

Box 1 of 6

1800-1850

Box 1 of 6

1850-1900

Box 1 of 6

1900-1910

Box 1 of 6

1910-1920

Box 1 of 6

1920-1930

Box 1 of 6

1930-1940

Box 1 of 6

1940-1950

Box 1 of 6

1950-1960

Box 1 of 6

1960-1970

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Hair: Cartoons

Box 2 of 6

Costume Plates - 19th Century

Box 2 of 6

Advertisements

Box 2 of 6

Catalogue Captions

Box 2 of 6

Idea Lists/Outlines

Box 2 of 6

Catalogue Bibliography

Box 2 of 6

Publicity

Box 2 of 6

Contacts

Box 2 of 6

Photo Notes - Objects

Box 2 of 6

Vidal Sassoon Packet

Box 2 of 6

Exhibit Bibliography

Box 2 of 6

Catalogue Photos (16 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Slides

Box 2 of 6

"The Logic and Magic of Color" Exhibition

General

Box 2 of 6

Preview Party Invite Lists

Box 2 of 6

Catalogue Notes (Object lists, Outprints)

Box 2 of 6

Installation Plans, Notes, and Labels

Box 2 of 6

Publicity File - Museum News

Box 2 of 6

Loan Receipts

Box 2 of 6

Miscellaneous Research Notes

Box 2 of 6

Photos File (contains no photos)

Box 2 of 6

Public Inquiry Correspondence

Box 2 of 6

Research Contacts

Box 2 of 6

Bibliography

Box 2 of 6

Public Programs

Box 2 of 6

Correspondence, August 1959-March 1966, alphabetic (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Publicity

Box 3 of 6

Terminal Reception

Box 3 of 6

Administrative Notes

Box 3 of 6

Memoranda

Box 3 of 6

Series 2

Publicity Records, 1974-1978

Box 4

Scrapbooks

Book 1: 1974-June 1975

Box 4 of 6

Book 2: June 1975-September 1976

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Book 3: October 1976-January 1977

Box 5 of 6

Book 4: January 1977-June 1977

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Book 5: June 1977-January 1978

Box 6 of 6

Book 6: February 1978-December 1978

Box 6 of 6