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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-015

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department

Records, 1979-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department
Title: Records
Dates: 1979-1995
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-015
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession primarily consists of program records which document lecture series and seminars; family and school programs; workshops; museum and gallery tours; and special events. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Dorothy Dunn, Program Coordinator for Schools; planning information on program content and logistics; evaluations by program participants; agreements; contact sheets; and itineraries. The records also consist of audience development records created by Susan Yelavich, Program Coordinator, and Dierdre A. Scott, Program Coordinator for Audience Development, which document the Museum's efforts to accommodate visitors with disabilities and increase awareness of the Museum in minority communities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant funding information; press releases; reports; information about "Access: The First Residential Universal Design Conference" (October 1994) and the Diversity Dialogue meeting (March 1993); and proposals. A small amount of budget records for the Department is included in this accession as well.

Descriptive Entry

This accession primarily consists of program records which document lecture series and seminars; family and school programs; workshops; museum and gallery tours; and special events. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Dorothy Dunn, Program Coordinator for Schools; planning information on program content and logistics; evaluations by program participants; agreements; contact sheets; and itineraries.

The records also consist of audience development records created by Susan Yelavich, Program Coordinator, and Dierdre A. Scott, Program Coordinator for Audience Development, which document the Museum's efforts to accommodate visitors with disabilities and increase awareness of the Museum in minority communities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant funding information; press releases; reports; information about "Access: The First Residential Universal Design Conference" (October 1994) and the Diversity Dialogue meeting (March 1993); and proposals.

A small amount of budget records for the Department is included in this accession as well.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-015, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Program Records

General Program Information, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Brochure Copy, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Politics of Design: Planning File, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Politics of Design: Consultant, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Paul Revere Williams, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Mechanical Brides: Perspectives on Women and Deign, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Preserving Angkor, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Angiolo Mazzoni: Futurist Architect and Naturalist Culture, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Scenes from a Renaissance Wedding: Iconography, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Hariri's, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Arts from the Aslus, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Don Wallance: Designer as Industrial Craftsman, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Poetry Reading: Working It, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 7

Morse Lecture: Jane Austin, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Paul Rudolph, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Day Without Art: The Power of Information, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Arta Isozaki, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Josephine Baker, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Edith Wharton Symposium, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Art and Architecture in the Age of Ecology, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Art and Architecture in the Baltic Region, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Polymer Clay Vessel Workshop, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Art of Papermaking: Dieu Donne Papermill, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

East 67 Police and Fire Facility Tour, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Litchfield: A Center for Federalist New England, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Luxury Apartment Buildings: Upper West Side, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

The Bronx Tour, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Edith Wharton's Victorian City, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Stained Glass in Greenwich Village, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Decorated Papers: Drue Heinz Study Room, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Sleepy Hollow Tour, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Journey's: Storytelling Performances, Fall 1993

Box 1 of 7

Scottish Design and Architect, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Crisis in Religion Architecture, 1990

Box 1 of 7

Collections Series, Fall 1991

Box 1 of 7

Master Jewelers, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Richard Carlini: A Capella Books, 1992

Box 1 of 7

Stephen Mallory Associates, Inc., 1992

Box 1 of 7

Barbara Sandrisser, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Travel Insurance, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Cine Ostrow, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Education Programs

Box 1 of 7

Czech Cubism, 1993

Box 1 of 7

The Power of Maps, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 7

Read Viemeister: The Life of a Designer

Box 1 of 7

Brochure Copy

Box 1 of 7

Public Relations, Spring 1994

Box 1 of 7

Radio City Music Hall, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 1 of 7

Barneys New York, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Harlem and the Bronx, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Winterthur, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Wall Street, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Lower East Side, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Evolution of Useful Things, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Family Day, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Fortune-ACD, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Des and Bos Symposium Proposal, Spring 1993

Box 2 of 7

Scullen-Chee, 1993

Box 2 of 7

Design and Bottom Line: Proposals, 1993

Box 2 of 7

Development Material on Design and Bottom Line, 1992

Box 2 of 7

Read Virmeister, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Long Island Estates, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Landscape and Garden Design, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Department Stores, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

World's Fair, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Business Questionnaires, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Texas Rangers, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

England's Medieval Markets, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design at Corning, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Image Management, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Television, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Business: Darman, Pierson, and Shurtleff, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Frank Pick: London Underground, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

19th Century Design, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Industrial Design Pioneers, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Memorials and Monuments, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design for the 21st Century, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Oriental Rugs, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Business: Arlaine, Seely Brown, and Dumain, Winter 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Business: The Bottom Line/Fran Smyth Dinners, 1994

Box 2 of 7

New York City Theater Buildings, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Packaging the New, 1994

Box 2 of 7

General, Winter 1994

Box 2 of 7

Design and Business: Boyd, Kelley, and Nussbaum, Winter 1994

Box 2 of 7

Plastics in American Life, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Packaging the New, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

Walter Crane, Winter/Spring 1994

Box 2 of 7

S94-Pro Copy

Box 2 of 7

Nature 2000 Symposium, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Ballet Folklorico Mexicano Nueve York, Summer 1992

Box 2 of 7

Mexica Concerts, Summer 1992

Box 2 of 7

Croton-on-Hudson, Summer 1992

Box 2 of 7

African American Burial Ground, Summer 1992

Box 2 of 7

Mexican Masks, Summer 1992

Box 2 of 7

Ritual and Celebration, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Brochure, Summer 1994

Box 2 of 7

Tiffany Jewerly/Sapirstein, Summer 1994

Box 2 of 7

Central Park, Summer 1994

Box 2 of 7

Manhattan-by-Sea, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

AALL Lecture, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 7

Lighting Symposium, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Swarouski, 1993

Box 3 of 7

Library of Congress/Design, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Comite Colbert, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Baseball Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Kykuit Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Kykuit and Boscohol Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Modernism in Westchester Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Garden Design Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

White Flower Farm and Hill-Stead Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Nyack Garden Tour, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Book as Package Workshop, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Basket as Package Workshop, Summer 1994

Box 3 of 7

Family Day, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Crosscurrents: Program Notes, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Crosscurrents: Contracts, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Crosscurrents: Funding, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Morgan Library, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Victorian Museums and Life, 1987

Box 3 of 7

Museum of the City of New York, 1988

Box 3 of 7

Strong Museum, 1984

Box 3 of 7

Indianapolis Children's Museum, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Wadsworth Atheneum, 1986

Box 3 of 7

National and Education Association, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Articles and Notes (general)

Box 3 of 7

SI Forum on Material Culture, 1992

Box 3 of 7

National Academy of Design

Box 3 of 7

Facing History/Facing Ourselves, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Children's Museum of the Arts, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Children's Events, 1988

Box 3 of 7

Masks, 1990

Box 3 of 7

City-as-School Event, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Pennsylvania State University: Externships, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1989

Box 3 of 7

ISU Brunnier Gallery, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Field Museum of Natural History, 1987

Box 3 of 7

Museum Policy/Program Policy, 1988

Box 3 of 7

Blueprints for Modern Living, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Secor/Skolmick, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Architecture Course for Children

Box 3 of 7

Indian Jewelry, 1993

Box 3 of 7

Textile Exhibition, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Views from Rome

Box 3 of 7

School of Architecture and Environmental Studies

Box 3 of 7

Program Surveys, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 7

Survey: African American Design, 1993 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Survey: Native American Design, 1994 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Survey: Native American Design, 1994 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Yorkville Civic Council, 1991-1992 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1990

Box 4 of 7

Program Ideas, Summer 1993

Box 4 of 7

Recycling

Box 4 of 7

Dreyfuss Exhibition

Box 4 of 7

Bridges, 1994

Box 4 of 7

Games

Box 4 of 7

Darkened Waters, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Bonnie Grad

Box 4 of 7

Richard Kurin, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Answered requests for Information, 1990-1991

Box 4 of 7

HS Academy of Travel, 1993

Box 4 of 7

George C. Tilyon School, 1993

Box 4 of 7

Mt. Vernon Public School

Box 4 of 7

IS International, Inc.

Box 4 of 7

Creating Cultural Harmony, 1992

Box 4 of 7

School Network, Fall 1991

Box 4 of 7

Susan Marssa, 1992

Box 4 of 7

School mailing List, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Making Connections

Box 4 of 7

Docents Program, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 7

Nicholas Mann, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Docent Notes

Box 4 of 7

Internship Program, 1990

Box 4 of 7

Bennington Museum, 1985-1987

Box 4 of 7

Grandma Moses

Box 4 of 7

Peter Matteson

Box 4 of 7

Michael Kriegh Career Day, 1991

Box 4 of 7

Roger Westerman, 1991

Box 4 of 7

AIGA

Box 4 of 7

Career Day: Nanotechnology, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Design Career Day, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Design Career Day: David Folender and Alan Wexler, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Design Career Day: Universal Design

Box 4 of 7

Design Career Day: Michael Shannon

Box 4 of 7

Room House City, 1991

Box 4 of 7

Tour Insurance, 1984-1990

Box 4 of 7

Idea Lists, 1990

Box 4 of 7

Collecting, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Guy Walton, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Fitch Richardson/Smith Design, 1990

Box 4 of 7

Place Making: 18th Century English Gardens, 1989

Box 4 of 7

India Festival and Crafts, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Nancy Lee Nelson, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 7

Cloth and Humai Book Experience, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Wallpaper Lectures, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 7

Susan/Progress Design Question, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Children's Performances, 1990

Box 4 of 7

Articles and Newspaper Ideas, c. 1988

Box 4 of 7

Holiday Events and Workshops, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 7

Tour Reservation Forms, 1993

Box 4 of 7

Programs Department Quarterly Reports, 1985-1990

Box 4 of 7

Architecture, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Design Career Day: Agreements, 1994

Box 5 of 7

NEA/Cooper-Hewitt Museum Poster, 1994

Box 5 of 7

Arts and Culture Network Reception, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Urban Neighborhood Design Project, 1991

Box 5 of 7

City of Neighborhoods: Workshop, 1994

Box 5 of 7

Mechanical Brides, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Upper Westside, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Pentagram School Materials, 1992

Box 5 of 7

City of Neighborhoods: Events (general), 1993

Box 5 of 7

City of Neighborhoods: Lower East Side, 1992

Box 5 of 7

School Program Budget, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Architecture Education Publications, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Design Journal, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Roof Garden, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Garden Speakers and Topics, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Historic Gardens, 1985

Box 5 of 7

Minnesota Institute of the Arts, 1985

Box 5 of 7

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991

Box 5 of 7

Audience Development Records

Rob Johnson, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Crosscurrents: General Outreach, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

George Smith: Graphic Designer, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Group Tour Records, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Architecture and Culture, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

ATEPA/ACDA, 1992-1994

Box 5 of 7

Cultural Space and the Built Environment, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Smithsonian National Associates Program/New York City Event, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Cheryl Riley, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: D. Scott, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: Transcripts, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: Resumes, Winter/Spring, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: General, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: Meeting Minutes, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: Responses, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Dialogue on Diversity Colloquium: Financials, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Docent Training Schedules for Exhibitions, 1992-1993

Box 5 of 7

Exhibitions, Winter/Spring 1993

Box 5 of 7

Czech Cubism, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Maps Biography

Box 5 of 7

Caribbean Month, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

African American Architects

Box 5 of 7

Design Diaspora, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Blacks in Architecture

Box 5 of 7

Architecture (general)

Box 5 of 7

Black Architecture, 1993-1994 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Laurie Carlos

Box 6 of 7

Cheryl Riley, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Links Reception, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Santa Fe Chambers Music, 1992

Box 6 of 7

SI Women's Committee

Box 6 of 7

Latino Work Committee at the Smithsonian, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Office of Fellowships and Grants

Box 6 of 7

National Endowment for the Arts Educational Grants, 1992

Box 6 of 7

MET Life-Multicultural, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Funding and Development, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Office of Public Service, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Luis-Adone Perez

Box 6 of 7

Cheryl Byron

Box 6 of 7

Michael Adams Essay

Box 6 of 7

Eric Perkins, 1991

Box 6 of 7

Jill Vexler, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Mental Mapping, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Miguellangel Cossio, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Postal Interactives, 1992-1993

Box 6 of 7

Harlem Hospital

Box 6 of 7

Noel Mayo

Box 6 of 7

Beryl Sokoloff Photograph

Box 6 of 7

Mexico (general), 1992

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Final Report to Office of Protection Services, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Follow Up Events, 1993-1994

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Translations, 1993

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Program Notes

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Correspondence and Budget Information, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Mexico: Press, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Sony Videotron, 1992

Box 6 of 7

504 Project/ICP, 1983-1984

Box 6 of 7

SI/OEO Accessibility Update, 1986

Box 6 of 7

Museum of Modern Art Report on Deaf Project, 1981

Box 6 of 7

Policy on Disabled Persons at Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1980-1984

Box 6 of 7

Design Symposium, 1980

Box 6 of 7

Lexington School for the Deaf, 1980

Box 6 of 7

19th Century Furniture: Belter Interpretation, 1980-1981

Box 6 of 7

Accessibility Plan, 1987-1989

Box 6 of 7

504 Accessibility Report, 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Survey of Accessibility, 1987

Box 6 of 7

Comparative Design, 1980

Box 6 of 7

Ruth S. Brown, 1980

Box 6 of 7

504 Project: Museum Program

Box 6 of 7

Accessibility for Deaf hearing Impaired People, 1980-1982

Box 6 of 7

Politics of Design Panel, Fall 1994

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Form Letter, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Howard University, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Fact Sheet and Letterhead

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Schedule and Contacts

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Universities, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Support Material

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Planning

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Exhibition, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Access Conference: Exhibitors

Box 6 of 7

Tour Schedules, Fall 1993

Box 6 of 7

Afro-centric Architecture (general), Winter/Spring, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Afro-centric Architecture: Design Studio Course Material, 1994

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Black History Month, 1994

Box 7 of 7

Memoranda, 1991-1992 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 7

Visual Impaired Audiences, 1990

Box 7 of 7

Summer Youth Employment Project, 1982

Box 7 of 7

Maps Tour, 1992

Box 7 of 7

Staff Sensitization Sessions for Dealing w/the Disabled, 1980

Box 7 of 7

Official Literature on 504, 1979-1980

Box 7 of 7

Visually Impaired Biographies, 1981-1987

Box 7 of 7

Outreach Grant Proposal, 1989

Box 7 of 7

Correspondence re: Disabled Visitors, 1980-1983

Box 7 of 7

Visually Impaired: General Information and Organizations, 1983-1989

Box 7 of 7

Budget Records

Education Department: Budget, 1992-1993 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 7

Education Department: Budget, 1993-1994

Box 7 of 7