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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-134

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Design

Exhibition Records, 1997-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Design
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1997-2001
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the design and installation of exhibitions, particularly "Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard;" "Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era;" "Unlimited by Design;" "Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets;" "Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper;" "National Design Triennial;" "Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention;" "Two Views of Venice;" "Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light;" "Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks;" "Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760;" "Do-It-Yourself Architecture for the Great Outdoors;" "Fountains: Splash and Spectacle;" "Jewels of Lalique;" and "Henry Dreyfuss Directing Design: The Industrial Designer and his Work, 1929-1972." Materials include memoranda, correspondence, contracts, graphics files, construction drawings, budgets, notes on design and installation, checklists, floor plans, label copy, invitation and brochure design files, and object lists.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the design and installation of exhibitions, particularly "Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard;" "Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era;" "Unlimited by Design;" "Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets;" "Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper;" "National Design Triennial;" "Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention;" "Two Views of Venice;" "Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light;" "Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks;" "Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760;" "Do-It-Yourself Architecture for the Great Outdoors;" "Fountains: Splash and Spectacle;" "Jewels of Lalique;" and "Henry Dreyfuss Directing Design: The Industrial Designer and his Work, 1929-1972." Materials include memoranda, correspondence, contracts, graphics files, construction drawings, budgets, notes on design and installation, checklists, floor plans, label copy, invitation and brochure design files, and object lists.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-134, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Design, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Eames Installation

Box 1 of 4

Eames Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 4

Eames Exhibition Furniture Labels

Box 1 of 4

Eames A/V

Box 1 of 4

Eames Conservation

Box 1 of 4

Eames Budget

Box 1 of 4

Eames Additional Loans

Box 1 of 4

Eames Credit Panel

Box 1 of 4

Eames Crate List

Box 1 of 4

Lighting

Box 1 of 4

Eames Final Contract

Box 1 of 4

Thomas and Hirsh Communication Session

Box 1 of 4

Crozier Storage

Box 1 of 4

Lighting Stock

Box 1 of 4

Triennial Framing

Box 1 of 4

National Design Triennial Schedule

Box 1 of 4

Triennial Installation Lists

Box 1 of 4

Triennial Deinstallation

Box 1 of 4

Triennial Memos

Box 1 of 4

Triennial Installations

Box 1 of 4

Respiratory Fitness Test

Box 1 of 4

Exhibition Supplies

Box 1 of 4

Mountmaking

Box 1 of 4

Accessibility

Box 1 of 4

Light Metering

Box 1 of 4

Security

Box 1 of 4

Fountains Labels

Box 1 of 4

Lights/Windows

Box 1 of 4

Japan Society Cases

Box 1 of 4

Conservation Information

Box 1 of 4

Conservation Concerns

Box 1 of 4

Rooms with a View Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Landscape and Wallcoverings

Box 1 of 4

Rooms with a View Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Landscape and Wallcovering Schedule

Box 1 of 4

Landscape and Wallcoverings

Box 1 of 4

Aluminum Correspondence Morris/Sato

Box 1 of 4

Aluminum Lighting

Box 1 of 4

Aluminum Schedules

Box 1 of 4

Aluminum Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Aluminum by Design

Box 1 of 4

Unlimited Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Unlimited Texts

Box 1 of 4

Unlimited by Design Proposal

Box 1 of 4

Unlimited by Design Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Light Levels - Conservation Concerns

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Texts and Labels

Box 1 of 4

Vitra 100 Masterpieces

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Materials

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Deinstallation

Box 1 of 4

Vitra Loans for Girard

Box 1 of 4

Girard Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Girard Conservation - Damage Reports

Box 1 of 4

Girard Pedestals

Box 1 of 4

Girard Materials

Box 1 of 4

Current Girard Checklist

Box 1 of 4

Girard Lighting

Box 1 of 4

Girard

Box 1 of 4

Girard Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Girard Conservation concerns

Box 1 of 4

Girard Budget

Box 1 of 4

Sports Proposal

Box 1 of 4

Sports (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Sports Proposal

Box 1 of 4

Draft

Box 1 of 4

Charles and Ray Eames

Box 1 of 4

Eames Contract

Box 1 of 4

General Exhibit Expenses

Box 1 of 4

Dreyfuss

Box 1 of 4

Jewels of Lalique

Box 1 of 4

Contractor Resumes

Box 1 of 4

Grace Braynen

Box 1 of 4

Nicole Barrick

Box 1 of 4

Tracey Edling

Box 1 of 4

Tara Ferri

Box 1 of 4

Carpenter's Shop/ Exhibition Office

Box 1 of 4

Lalique Invoice Packaging Slip

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Exhibition Tools, Info Manuals, etc.

Box 2 of 4

Accessible Lighting

Box 2 of 4

Fountains

Box 2 of 4

Exhibition Departments General Expense

Box 2 of 4

Outdoor Signage "100 Celebration"

Box 2 of 4

Tent Expenditure

Box 2 of 4

Tent Mast Bio Info

Box 2 of 4

Tents

Box 2 of 4

Aluminum Checklist

Box 2 of 4

Carnegie Museum Aluminum

Box 2 of 4

Miscellaneous Aluminum

Box 2 of 4

Huguenot Floor Plans

Box 2 of 4

Exhibition Schedules

Box 2 of 4

Under the Sun Contract

Box 2 of 4

Disney Contract Fall 1998

Box 2 of 4

Computers

Box 2 of 4

ODC Correspondence

Box 2 of 4

D&P Move

Box 2 of 4

Barbara's Computer Files

Box 2 of 4

Insurance Projections 2000

Box 2 of 4

Cage Storage

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)/Under the Sun Contract

Box 2 of 4

Two Views of Venice

Box 2 of 4

Two Views of Venice Budget

Box 2 of 4

SD410 Review: Two Views of Venice

Box 2 of 4

Two views of Venice

Box 2 of 4

Arthur Ross Foundation Loans/ Two Views of Venice

Box 2 of 4

Arthur Ross Foundation Contract

Box 2 of 4

Taxes/ San Antonio Contract

Box 2 of 4

Camilo

Box 2 of 4

Camilo Vergara's checklist

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Theater Graphics

Box 2 of 4

Exhibit Furniture Schedules

Box 2 of 4

Arwakawa

Box 2 of 4

AKI Busch Exhibition

Box 2 of 4

Covington

Box 2 of 4

George Covington

Box 2 of 4

Mgee Money

Box 2 of 4

Anita Jorgensen

Box 2 of 4

Penny Morrill

Box 2 of 4

Sports Pentagram

Box 2 of 4

Kaufman Contract

Box 2 of 4

Searing Contract

Box 2 of 4

Joanne Warner "Landscape and Wallcoverings" Contracts

Box 2 of 4

Eames Checklist

Box 2 of 4

Triennial Data

Box 2 of 4

Triennial Schedules

Box 2 of 4

Checklists

Box 2 of 4

Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis Installation

Box 2 of 4

Eames SD410 Review

Box 2 of 4

Eames Lighting

Box 2 of 4

Anita Jorgensen Contracts

Box 2 of 4

Triennial Anita Jorensen Contract

Box 2 of 4

Eames

Box 2 of 4

Loom Installation

Box 2 of 4

Exhibits Unlimited Contract Triennial

Box 2 of 4

Holt Contract

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright Meeting Notes

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright Conservation Concerns

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright Checklist

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Russel Wright Finder's Guide

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Glass Meeting Notes

Box 3 of 4

Glass Framing

Box 3 of 4

Weiner Werkatette Glass

Box 3 of 4

ARO Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Glass of the Avant Garde Images

Box 3 of 4

Glass of the Avant Garde Texts

Box 3 of 4

Glass Meeting Notes

Box 3 of 4

Glass of the Avant Garde Cases

Box 3 of 4

Glass Budget

Box 3 of 4

Glass of the Avant Garde Lighting

Box 3 of 4

Made in Dignity - Made By Hand

Box 3 of 4

Ruhlmann

Box 3 of 4

Barragan Exhibition Vitra

Box 3 of 4

George Nelson Exhibition

Box 3 of 4

Sutnar Exhibition

Box 3 of 4

Sutnar

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Exhibition Layouts

Box 4 of 4

Triennial Checklists

Box 4 of 4

Bonney Exhibition

Box 4 of 4

The Architecture of R.M. Schindler

Box 4 of 4

Schinler MOCA

Box 4 of 4

Panton Exhibition Vitra

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum by Design DVD

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum by Design Correspondence

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Fire Safety Issues

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Schedule

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Conservation Concerns

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Fashion Platform

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Lighting Supplies

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum by Design Case Construction

Box 4 of 4

Aluminum Checklist

Box 4 of 4