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Accession 01-119

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

Exhibition Records, 1985-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1985-2000
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-119
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Exhibits represented in these records include: "Power of maps," "Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light," and "Catalan Spirit: Gaudi and His Contemporaries." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and materials, grant applications, sponsors' product descriptions and promotional materials, exhibit design drawings and specifications, object and object source lists, catalogue copy, floor plans, press releases, press kits, and published promotional materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Exhibits represented in these records include: Power of maps, Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light, and Catalan Spirit: Gaudi and His Contemporaries. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and materials, grant applications, sponsors' product descriptions and promotional materials, exhibit design drawings and specifications, object and object source lists, catalogue copy, floor plans, press releases, press kits, and published promotional materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-119, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Under the Sun Exhibition

Fundraising

Box 1 of 2

SEF Application

Box 1 of 2

Contracts LI

Box 1 of 2

Grants

Box 1 of 2

US Department of Energy Grant Money

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: Asahi

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: ASE Americas, Inc.

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Birdair

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: BP

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: Canon

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Comarco

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Concorde Battery

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: DuPont

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Ferrari

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Hewlett Packard

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: Interface

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors/in kind: Iowa Thin Film

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence with Sponsors: SEN

Box 1 of 2

Design

Box 1 of 2

Memos/Designers

Box 1 of 2

Designers FTL

Box 1 of 2

Designers: Gregory Kiss

Box 1 of 2

Contractors: ETM Solar Works

Box 1 of 2

Contractors: Evista

Box 1 of 2

Gaudi Exhibition

Registrar Issues

Box 1 of 2

Lenders Main List

Box 1 of 2

Lender Fernandez

Box 1 of 2

Catalogue Kent Essay

Box 1 of 2

Catalogue Rohrer Essay

Box 1 of 2

Domemech

Box 1 of 2

Homar

Box 1 of 2

Martinell

Box 1 of 2

Maso

Box 1 of 2

Early Material/1888 Expo

Box 1 of 2

Balcells

Box 1 of 2

Berenguer

Box 1 of 2

Rohrer

Box 1 of 2

Object Lists

Box 1 of 2

Concept Statement

Box 1 of 2

Barcelona Contacts

Box 1 of 2

Fundraising

Box 1 of 2

General Letter

Box 1 of 2

Bassegoda

Box 1 of 2

COL-LEGI OFICIAL D'ARQUITECTIES DE CATALUNYA David Ferror

Box 1 of 2

In Context George Collins

Box 1 of 2

Conrad Kent

Box 1 of 2

Maria Del Mararnus

Box 1 of 2

Beth Gali

Box 1 of 2

Maragall - Mayor of Barcelona

Box 1 of 2

Xavier Nieto

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Power of Maps Exhibition, 1992-1993

Visitor comment books

Box 2 of 2

Lender list

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence with designers/Pentagram

Box 2 of 2

Concept statement

Box 2 of 2

Conversations with team, consultants

Box 2 of 2

Research: key research copies on maps and sources marked "important file"

Box 2 of 2

Lists of potential loans for map exhibits

Box 2 of 2

Research: Paige's file

Box 2 of 2

Research: Lucy's file

Box 2 of 2

Research: Elaine's file

Box 2 of 2

International Gallery, SI, Washington, DC, 1994: NB different venue: loan forms

Box 2 of 2

Other Programs and Exhibitions

Cooper-Hewitt Programs miscellaneous brochures

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition: Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum, CHNDM, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 2

National Design Triennial exhibition: CHNDM 2001 Film Permissions

Box 2 of 2

Under the Sun Exhibition

Exhibition files

Box 2 of 2

NDM Exhibition

Box 2 of 2

Proposal: UNDER THE SUN at NDM

Box 2 of 2

New York City Description

Box 2 of 2

Press - exhibition at CHNDM in New York

Box 2 of 2

Press Kit - exhibition at CHNDM in New York

Box 2 of 2

Awards

Box 2 of 2

Education

Box 2 of 2

Lenders

Box 2 of 2

Lenders: Astropower

Box 2 of 2

Lenders: EPV

Box 2 of 2