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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-077

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department

Exhibition Records, circa 2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 2011
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 13-077
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of the exhibition, "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels," on display at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from February 18, 2011 through July 4, 2011. Records also document a book by the same name. The exhibition was curated by Sarah Coffin and the book was co-authored by Coffin, Suzy Menkes, and Ruth A. Peltason. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, didactics, label texts, graphics, installation drawings, floor plans, essays, checklists, object lists, brochure texts, meeting notes, background materials, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of the exhibition, "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels," on display at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from February 18, 2011 through July 4, 2011. Records also document a book by the same name. The exhibition was curated by Sarah Coffin and the book was co-authored by Coffin, Suzy Menkes, and Ruth A. Peltason. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, didactics, label texts, graphics, installation drawings, floor plans, essays, checklists, object lists, brochure texts, meeting notes, background materials, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 10/4/1994 memorandum, Kirby to Watkins; Contact reference staff for details.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-077, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibition Graphics: Didactic Panels

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Graphics

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Graphic Plan

Box 1 of 3

Embargo Issues (Rubies and Other Stones)

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Brochure (Labels)

Box 1 of 3

Education and Programs

Box 1 of 3

Didactics and Labels, Graphic Production

Box 1 of 3

Installation at Mori Museum

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Drawings (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Installation Design

Box 1 of 3

Meeting Notes

Box 1 of 3

Personalities

Box 1 of 3

Registrar Correspondence

Box 1 of 3

Schedule

Box 1 of 3

Images from Van Cleef and Arpels (VCA)

Box 1 of 3

Product Design and Decorative Arts (PDDA) Correspondence - Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 3

PDDA Correspondence - Patrick Jouin, Exhibition Designer

Box 1 of 3

VCA - General

Box 1 of 3

Audiovisual

Box 1 of 3

Image Sourcing

Box 1 of 3

Book

Box 1 of 3

Book - Complimentary Copies/Image Providers

Box 1 of 3

Exoticism

Box 1 of 3

Nature

Box 1 of 3

Celebrity

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Corrections

Box 1 of 3

Transform

Box 1 of 3

Innovation

Box 1 of 3

Fashion

Box 1 of 3

Book Correspondence - Sarah Coffin

Box 1 of 3

Book - Exoticism Essay Illustrations (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book - Introduction/Innovations Essay Illustrations (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book - Nature Essay Text (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book - Nature Essay Illustrations (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book - Transformation Essay Text (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book - Transformation Essay Illustrations (Sarah Coffin)

Box 1 of 3

Book Correspondence - Kim Chuck, Editor

Box 1 of 3

Book Contract and Correspondence - Suzy Menkes

Box 1 of 3

Book - Fashion Essay Text Illustrations (Suzy Menkes)

Box 1 of 3

Book Contract and Correspondence - Ruth Peltason

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Book - Personalities Essay Text (Ruth Peltason)

Box 2 of 3

Book - Personalities Essay Illustrations (Ruth Peltason)

Box 2 of 3

Book - Graphic Design (Tsang Seymour)

Box 2 of 3

Budget

Box 2 of 3

Catherine Cariou Correspondence

Box 2 of 3

Outdated Checklists (4 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Checklist

Box 2 of 3

Checklist Images

Box 2 of 3

VCA Archive Images

Box 2 of 3

Images

Box 2 of 3

Docent Training Information

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence and Notes

Box 2 of 3

Checklists Organized by Both Object Number and Gallery Location (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Object Images

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Installation (5 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Drafts of Exhibition Catalog (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3
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Folder 1 - Exhibition Drawings

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Folder 2 - Exhibition Drawings

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