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Accession 87-166

Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Public Information Office

Exhibition Records, 1977-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Public Information Office
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1977-1983
Quantity: 4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 87-166
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of press releases, general correspondence, and memoranda regarding announcements for various museum exhibitions and programs, exhibition brochures, and working notes used by museum staff for preparing press releases.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of press releases, general correspondence, and memoranda regarding announcements for various museum exhibitions and programs, exhibition brochures, and working notes used by museum staff for preparing press releases.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-166, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Public Information Office, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Rene Plot Exhibition - Benefit, April 12, 1976

Box 1 of 5

Royal Pavilion at Brighton, March 3-May 23, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Brighton - Background, Press Kit, and Catalogue Information

Box 1 of 5

Brighton - Initial Release and Calendar Release

Box 1 of 5

Brighton - Photos, Memos, Requests Instructions

Box 1 of 5

Brighton - Press Preview, Press Luncheon

Box 1 of 5

Berlin Now, March-April 1977

Box 1 of 5

Mercer (Tiles), May 3-15, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Architecture Festival, Summer 1977 - Copies of Press Releases and Fact Sheets

Box 1 of 5

Architecture Festival - Press Kit Prep

Box 1 of 5

Two Hundred Years of Architectural Drawings, June 7-August 15, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Palladio and 200 Years - News Release and Memos, June 7-September 11, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Palladio - Publicity

Box 1 of 5

Palaces for the People, July 14-September 11, 1977 - Press Release-Initial

Box 1 of 5

Drawing toward a More Modern Architecture, September 20-November 6, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Homer, Winslow, October 7-November 13, 1977

Box 1 of 5

Winslow Homer feature for Early American Antiques

Box 1 of 5

More than Meets the Eye, November 15 1977-March 20, 1978

Box 1 of 5

More than Meets the Eye - Smithson Magazine

Box 1 of 5

Look Again, March 21-mid May 1978

Box 1 of 5

Look Again - Press Photo, Correspondence

Box 1 of 5

To Celebrate the Moment, November 23, 1977-January 8, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Subways, December 8, 1977-February 1978

Box 1 of 5

Place, Product, Packaging, January 21-March 19, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Museum of Drawers, March 21-May 7, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Design Sales Gallery Theater Design 1978, April 1-30, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Embroidery through the Ages, June 6-September 3, 1978 - Correspondence

Box 1 of 5

Embroidery through the Ages - Release date, special mailings

Box 1 of 5

Celebration of Water, June 13-August 1, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Looking at L.A., July 18-September 17, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Looking at L.A. - Exhibit Comments

Box 1 of 5

Form Follows Film, August 15-September 1978 (Design for the Movies org. title)

Box 1 of 5

Cross Currents - Neoclassical Drawing and Prints, September 19-November 5, 1978

Box 1 of 5

Vienna Moderne, November 28, 1978-February 4, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Shopping Bag Design, December 9, 1978-January 27, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Dream King, Ludwig II, January 23-March 25, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Indelible Images: Advertising Design, February 6-March 18, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Porcelain, March 27-May 13, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Japanese Collections in the Cooper-Hewitt, April 10-May 20, 1979

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

MA Space/Time in Japan, April 3-May 27, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Take Your Choice: Product Design, April 17-May 13, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Roma Interrotta, June 12-August 12, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Alvar Aalto, June 12-September 12, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain 1850-1930, June 12-September 3, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Immovable Objects: Urban Open Spaces, 1979 - Background June 26-Labor Day 1979

Box 2 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Glass, August 28-November 25, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Ornament in the 20th Century - Notes on the Exhibition, October 3, 1979-January 7, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian, October 16, 1979-January 6, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt Collections: Furniture, December 4, 1979-February 3, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Tiles, January 29-March 30, 1980

Box 2 of 5

The Oceanliner: Speed, Style, Symbol, January 22-April 5, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Oceanliner Checklist

Box 2 of 5

A Century of Ceramics, February 26-May 25, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Spectacular Spaces: Drawings from Cooper-Hewitt Collection, April 8-June 1, 1980 Portrait of F.E. Church

Box 2 of 5

Close Observation: Oil Sketches of Frederic Edwin Church, April 29-July 27, 1980 Resorts of the Catskills, June 10-August 17, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Hair, June 10-August 17, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Wallpaper

Box 2 of 5

Beach, Boardwalk, Boulevard, August 26-October 19, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Mustard Post from the Colman Collection, August 26-October 19, 1980

Box 2 of 5

Electroworks, September 2-November 2, 1980

Box 2 of 5

The Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Silver, October 28, 1980-February 2, 1981

Box 2 of 5

Central Park, October 28, 1980-January 18, 1981

Box 2 of 5

Now I Lay Me Down To Eat: A Salute to the Unknown Art of Living, November 18, 1980-February 22, 1981

Box 2 of 5

Ephemeral Images: Recent American Posters, January 27-March 29, 1981

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Matchsafes, February 3-April 12, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Regional Architecture, February 3-March 29, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Innovative Furniture, March 10-May 10, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Belter and the Rococo Revival, March 10-May 24, 1981

Box 3 of 5

German Stage Design, April 7-June 7, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Pottery, May 26-August 19, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Gardens of Delight, June 9-August 23, 1981

Box 3 of 5

The Trellis, June 9-August 23, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Moving Image, June 16-August 16, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Magazine Covers, August 25-November 1, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Americans in Glass, August 25-November 14, 1981

Box 3 of 5

Writing and Reading, September 15, 1981-January 3, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Suburbs, November 10, 1981-January 24, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Puppets: Art and Entertainment, December 15, 1981-February 21, 1982

Box 3 of 5

In Small Stages: Puppets from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection, December 15, 1981-March 7, 1982

Box 3 of 5

City Dwellings and Country Houses: Robert Adam and His Style, January 19-April 11, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Architectural Fantasy and Reality, February 16-May 2, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Hawaii: The Royal Isles, March 9-May 9, 1982

Box 3 of 5

English Majolica, March 23-June 13, 1982

Box 3 of 5

The American Landscape, April 27-July 18, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Jacquard Loom, May 18-August 22, 1982

Box 3 of 5

The Column: Structure and Ornament, June 8-August 22, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Button, Button, June 22-August 22, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Button, Button - Panel Text

Box 3 of 5

Baskets, June 22-August 29, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Lace, August 3-November 7, 1982

Box 3 of 5

Record of Lace Catalogues Sent

Box 3 of 5

Fashion Plates - Work folder, August 31, 1982-January 30, 1983

Box 3 of 5

Scandinavian Design Symposium

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Scandinavian Modern Slide Memos

Box 4 of 5

Scandinavian Modern 1880-1980, September 14, 1982-January 2, 1983

Box 4 of 5

American Picture Palaces - Work folder, November 22, 1982-February 27, 1983

Box 4 of 5

American Picture Palaces - Check List

Box 4 of 5

Carnegie Mansion Embellishments, January 18-April 17, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Tiffany Studios: Metalwork and Other Decorative Arts, January 18-April 17, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Designed for Theater, January 25-August 7, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Faberge: Jeweler to Royalty, March 15-July 10, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Canes and Walking Sticks - Work folder, May 3-July 26, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Review copies of Canes sent

Box 4 of 5

Urban Documents: 20th-century American Prints, May 10-September 4, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Photography and Architecture, July 26-October 16, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Contemporary Continuous Pattern, September 20, 1983-January 15, 1984

Box 4 of 5

A Penny Saved: The Architecture of Cast Iron Toy Banks, August 2-October 22, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Prairie School, August 30, 1983-January 1, 1984

Box 4 of 5

The Amsterdam School: Dutch Expressionist Architecture, 1915-1930, November 1, 1983-February 5, 1984

Box 4 of 5

The Art of the European Goldsmith: From the Schroder Collection, November 1, 1983-January 22, 1984

Box 4 of 5

Educational Programs - Notes for Feature Stories, Publicity, etc.

Box 4 of 5

Cultural Voucher Program Museums Collaborative

Box 4 of 5

New York Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1982-1984

Box 4 of 5

Printing Projects - General Information Sheet

Box 4 of 5

Crank Letters

Box 4 of 5

Picture Library - Inquiries and Matters Referred to that Department

Box 4 of 5

Cities (Urban Open Spaces) - Catalogue Only

Box 4 of 5

ASID Guided Tour - Scandinavia, 10/13

Box 4 of 5

Appellate Court - "Justice" Exhibition - Mrs. Rubin - Palladio Information

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

The Search for Alexander

Box 5 of 5

Press Previews - Some Work Papers

Box 5 of 5

Museum Mile, 1980-1981

Box 5 of 5

Holiday Sales Shop, 1983

Box 5 of 5

Diamonstein Videotape Series, Interior Designers, September 1-10, 1982

Box 5 of 5

Fifth Birthday Party, October 5, 1981

Box 5 of 5

Printers and Graphic Designers - Printer Resource File

Box 5 of 5

Preservation - news on seminars, publications

Box 5 of 5

Sutner Archive

Box 5 of 5

General Correspondence, 1983

Box 5 of 5

Programs Work folder, Fall 1983

Box 5 of 5

Programs Work folder, Summer 1983

Box 5 of 5

Conservation Release - Conservation Seminars, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 5

Programs, Spring 1983 - Releases

Box 5 of 5

Programs, Winter 1983

Box 5 of 5