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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-071

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Publications Department

Publications Files, 1977-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Publications Department
Title: Publications Files
Dates: 1977-1994
Quantity: 1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection: Accession 96-071
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of exhibition catalogues, collection handbooks, and other publications of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM), which were held as record copies by the Museum's Publications Department. Most of these publications are catalogues of special exhibitions held at the Museum, or handbooks highlighting particular facets of the Museum's collections. Often the handbooks were published to coincide with exhibitions. The records also include "More Than Meets the Eye" by Russell Lynes, an illustrated 1981 book about the history and collections of the Museum. In addition, the records contain a book and four tabloid publications from the "Immovable Objects" exhibition series, and a book of essays from the symposium "The Edge of the Millennium," organized by the CHNDM in 1992.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition catalogues, collection handbooks, and other publications of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM), which were held as record copies by the Museum's Publications Department. Most of these publications are catalogues of special exhibitions held at the Museum, or handbooks highlighting particular facets of the Museum's collections. Often the handbooks were published to coincide with exhibitions.

The records also include More Than Meets the Eye by Russell Lynes, an illustrated 1981 book about the history and collections of the Museum. In addition, the records contain a book and four tabloid publications from the Immovable Objects exhibition series, and a book of essays from the symposium "The Edge of the Millennium," organized by the CHNDM in 1992.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-071, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Publications Department, Publications Files

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibition Catalogues

American Art Pottery, c. 1987 (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service)

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American Enterprise, 1984 (97)

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L'Art de Vivre, 1989 (165)

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Berlin, 1986-1987 (134)

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Bon Voyage, 1986 (128)

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City Dwellings and Country Houses: Robert Adam, 1982 (71)

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Courts and Colonies, 1988-1989 (162)

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Crosscurrents, 1978 (24)

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Embroidery Through the Ages, 1978 (19)

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Faberge, 1983 (88)

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Frank Lloyd Wright, 1983-1984 (93)

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Hair, 1980 (48)

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A Historical Review of Annual Reports, 1988 (157)

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Mechanical Brides, 1993-1994 (198)

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Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture, 1996-1997

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The Oceanliner, 1980 (43)

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The Power of Maps, 1992-1993 (186)

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Revolution, Life, and Labor: Soviet Porcelains, 1992-1993 (187)

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The Royal Pavilion at Brighton, 1977 (3)

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Variations on a Theme, 1983 (87)

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Versailles, 1988 (151)

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Collection Handbooks

Architectural Drawings (7?)

Box 1 of 2

Bandboxes and Shopping Bags (28?)

Box 1 of 2

Buttons, 1982 (78)

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Columns, 1982 (79)

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Embroidered Samplers, 1984 (100)

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Fashion Plates, 1982-1983 (81)

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Folding Fans, 1987 (138)

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Furniture, 1979-1980 (42)

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Glass, 1979 (40)

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Japanese Wood Block Prints

Box 1 of 2

Keys and Locks, c. 1987 (142?)

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Lace, 1982 (80)

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Matchsafes, 1981 (58)

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Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Drawings (75?)

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Porcelain, 1979 (31)

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Pottery, 1981 (62)

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Printed Textiles, 1987-1988 (149)

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Silver, 1980-1981 (54)

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Tiles, 1980 (44)

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Theater Designs, c. 1986

Box 1 of 2

Timeless Sources: Rare Books, 1985 (116)

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Tsuba and Japanese Sword Fittings, 1979 (33)

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Wallpaper, 1980 (50)

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Western European Embroidery, 1978 (20)

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Non-Exhibition Publications

The Edge of the Millenium, 1993

Box 1 of 2

More Than Meets the Eye, 1981

Box 1 of 2

"Immovable Objects Series"

Housing: Symbol, Structure, Site, 1990 (from 1979 exhibition)

Box 1 of 2

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"Immovable Objects Series" tabloids

Cities, 1982

Box 2 of 2

The Phenomenon of Change, 1984

Box 2 of 2

Subways, 1977-1978 (14)

Box 2 of 2

Urban Open Spaces, 1979 (36)

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