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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 99-079

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs

Records, 1986-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs
Title: Records
Dates: 1986-1998
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 99-079
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of program files created and maintained by the Assistant Director for Public Programs, Susan Yelavich. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, informational brochures, meeting minutes, mission statements, and departmental reports regarding Cooper-Hewitt program development, research, planning, and production. Programs include exhibitions, study tours, Education Department programs, and conferences. Special projects such as graphic identity and fundraising are also included. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of program files created and maintained by the Assistant Director for Public Programs, Susan Yelavich. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, informational brochures, meeting minutes, mission statements, and departmental reports regarding Cooper-Hewitt program development, research, planning, and production. Programs include exhibitions, study tours, Education Department programs, and conferences. Special projects such as graphic identity and fundraising are also included. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-079, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Francesco Pellizzi (correspondence), 1991-1992

Box 1 of 4

Architecture Committee (correspondence), June 1993

Box 1 of 4

El Museu del Barrio (correspondence), June 1995

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" (DFL) - Photography (memos/lists), June 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Edits/Captions, August 1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Early Edits, 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Captions/Photos, May-June 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Objects that Have Been Photographed, 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Textiles/Wallcoverings Captions

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Correspondence, June-August 1996

Box 1 of 4

BLAD Development (DFL)

Box 1 of 4

Therese Bonney Photos for Book (DFL)

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Transparency Copies/Duplications, June 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Essays and Intro

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Meetings, June 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Project Description, May 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Outline, June-August, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Dreyfuss Photos, June 1996

Box 1 of 4

"Design for Life" - Quotations List

Box 1 of 4

Tourneau Gallery, February 1997

Box 1 of 4

Carlos Martin SI Fellow Application, March 1998

Box 1 of 4

Reprinting "The End" (correspondence), May 1998

Box 1 of 4

The Look of the Century - Correspondence, March 1996 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 4

The Look of the Century - Introduction Spread

Box 1 of 4

The Look of the Century - Edits, February 1996

Box 1 of 4

The Look of the Century - Photography

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Holland, April 1989

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Miami, March 1988

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Portland/Seattle, May 1989

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Germany, October 1991

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Japan, March 1992

Box 1 of 4

Study tours - Russia, May 1990 and October 1993 (itinerary)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Study tours - Yugoslavia, October-November, 1991

Box 2 of 4

Study tours - Venice, May 1988

Box 2 of 4

Education Department Files

Fall Events, 1994 (memos)

Box 2 of 4

Whole Earth Event, September 1994

Box 2 of 4

Winter 1995 Education Programs

Box 2 of 4

City of Neighborhoods, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Future Japanese Design Program, February 1993

Box 2 of 4

Sotheby's, March 1995

Box 2 of 4

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, April-June 1993

Box 2 of 4

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Poster, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 4

Summer Design Institute, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Salvadori Education Center, August 1991

Box 2 of 4

Design Resource School Programs, May 1992

Box 2 of 4

Design Forum, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 4

Docent Programs, September 1992

Box 2 of 4

Museum Diversity Action Plan, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 4

Diversity Dialogue, March 1993

Box 2 of 4

Tacoma Art Museum, April 1992

Box 2 of 4

Design Education Program, 1986-1993

Box 2 of 4

Computers & Museum Orientation, July 1992

Box 2 of 4

Design at Work Video Series, December 1992-January 1993

Box 2 of 4

Press Releases, February 1996

Box 2 of 4

Kenneth Miller (correspondence), March 1993

Box 2 of 4

Board Meetings, May 1994

Box 2 of 4

Internships, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian 150th Programs, March 1995

Box 2 of 4

Creative Cities Glasgow, March 1997

Box 2 of 4

Budget, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Current Fundraising, February-July, 1994

Box 2 of 4

General Grant Information, July 1995

Box 2 of 4

The Andy Warhol Found. Annual Report, 1987-1990

Box 2 of 4

Corporation Special Projects Fund, March 1992

Box 2 of 4

Dewitt Wallace Reader's Digest Fund, 1989

Box 2 of 4

Midtown Management Group

Box 2 of 4

New York Times Company Foundation

Box 2 of 4

New York State Council on the Arts

Box 2 of 4

Office of Fellowships and Grants, October 1991-February 1994

Box 2 of 4

Hitachi Foundation Committee for Educational Grants

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Support for Research

Box 2 of 4

Staff Meetings (memos), 1994-1997

Box 2 of 4

Minority/Architects & Designers, March 1990

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Council Meeting, October 13-15, 1989

Box 2 of 4

Design Education Conference, August 1991

Box 2 of 4

Institute for Urban Design-Ferrebe, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 4

Education Department Quarterly Report, FY 1994-FY 1995

Box 2 of 4

Education Department Mission Statement, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 4

Access, 1991

Box 2 of 4

Education Department Annual Plan, FY 1993

Box 2 of 4

Education Department Annual Plan, FY 1992

Box 2 of 4

SI Education Inventory, April 1992

Box 2 of 4

SI Education Policy, November 1992

Box 2 of 4

Graphic Identity

Drenttel Doyle Partners Membership, Special Events, Corp., July 1994

Box 2 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Garden/Fence Project, July 1995

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Drenttel Doyle Partners Stationery, April-June, 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Public Information Materials, July 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Program Guide Winter, 1995

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Program Guide Fall, 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Family & School Programs Brochures

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Fence Signage, June 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Group Tours Brochure, July 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners Gallery Signage/Exhibit Brochures, July-November 1994

Box 3 of 4

Drenttel Doyle Partners General Brochure, August 1995

Box 3 of 4

Winter 1996 Magazine

Box 3 of 4

Summer 1995 Magazine

Box 3 of 4

Fall 1995 Magazine

Box 3 of 4

CH Mission Statement, May 1993

Box 3 of 4

Vignelli Graphic Identity Project, April 1991

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design

Universal Design (UD) - Initial Research (articles, reports), 1989-1996 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design - Pratt Conference, 1992 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Conference, 1992-1994

Box 3 of 4

UD Budgets & Funders, 1989-1993

Box 3 of 4

UD Survey - Returned forms, May 1993

Box 3 of 4

UD Survey - Names sent, May 1993

Box 3 of 4

ADL Resources - Organizations, 1987-1993 (correspondence)

Box 3 of 4

UD American Disabilities Act, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 4

UD Resources - Video - Agnes Bourne, "Making the Future Fit"

Box 3 of 4

UD Resources - Database Systems

Box 3 of 4

UD Resources - Excel Homes

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - IBM Nat Support Center, 1988

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - International Center for Disabled

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - Inst Tech Dev

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - Johns Hopkins, December 1991

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), 1987

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations -National Organization on Disability (NOD)

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - Rehabilitation R & D Center, November 1992

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), January 1993

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - World Institute on Disability, January 1993

Box 3 of 4

ADL Activities (hearing/washing/seeing)

Box 3 of 4

UD Organizations - Playworld Systems, 1996

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Conference (purchase orders/correspondence)

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Products (articles/ads)

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Exhibitions, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Programs, July 1992

Box 3 of 4

Akiko Busch UD Paper

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design - Articles and other publications

Box 3 of 4

Universal Design Resources

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Universal Design - Proposed Designers, 1992-1996

Box 4 of 4

Universal Design CAST, April 1996 (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 4

Universal Design Products Rehabilitation, June 1995 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Mobility (correspondence/articles/pamphlets), 1990-1992

Box 4 of 4

Wheelchairs, buses, carts, 1987-1992

Box 4 of 4

Visual (information)

Box 4 of 4

VTEK information

Box 4 of 4

Home Aids (information/publications) (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Universal Design Conference - March 1995 - Correspondence/Travel Records

Susan Behar

Box 4 of 4

Pat Burda

Box 4 of 4

Jane Langmuir

Box 4 of 4

Jan Majewski

Box 4 of 4

Kim Beasley

Box 4 of 4

Ralph Caplan

Box 4 of 4

George Covington

Box 4 of 4

Daniel Fechtner

Box 4 of 4