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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-240

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

Exhibition Records, circa 1982-2009

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 1982-2009
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 13-240
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and design of exhibitions at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The majority of the material consists of images of objects on loan or considered for loan to the museum for unspecified exhibitions. The remainder of the material includes correspondence, checklists, label text, exhibition drawings, floor plans, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and design of exhibitions at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The majority of the material consists of images of objects on loan or considered for loan to the museum for unspecified exhibitions. The remainder of the material includes correspondence, checklists, label text, exhibition drawings, floor plans, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 10/4/1994 memorandum, Kirby to Watkins; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-240, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Assorted Images - Ceramics (3 folders)

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Ceramics - 18th Century Netherlands (2 folders)

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Earthenware - 18th Century Dutch (Delft)

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Ceramics - 19th Century Denmark

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Ceramics - 19th Century England

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Ceramics - 19th Century Netherlands

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Ceramics - 19th Century Norway

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - 19th Century Russia

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Ceramics - 19th Century Germany

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Ceramics - 19th Century Italy

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Ceramics - 19th Century France

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Ceramics - 19th Century Sweden

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - 19th Century United States

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - 19th Century Flanders

Box 1 of 4

Assorted Images - Ceramics and Metalwork (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Assorted Images - Ceramics, Metalwork, Designs

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Assorted Images - Ceramics and Glass

Box 1 of 4

19th Century Jugs - Grube Collection (4 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Metalware - Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 4

Metal - 20th Century Sweden

Box 1 of 4

Metal - 20th Century United States

Box 1 of 4

Furniture - 16th Century Netherlands

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Furniture - 16th Century Italy

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Furniture - 16th Century France

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Furniture - 16th Century England

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Furniture - 15th Century Italy

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Furniture - 15th Century Flanders

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Furniture - 15th Century England

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Furniture - Ancient Egypt

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Furniture - Ancient Etruria

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Ceramics - 17th Century China

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - Ancient Rome

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - Ancient South Italy

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - Ancient Syria

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Ceramics - 16th Century Italy

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - 16th Century Germany

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Ceramics - 16th Century China

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Ceramics - 15th Century China

Box 1 of 4

Ceramics - 14th Century China

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Ceramics - Sung Dynasty China

Box 2 of 4

Textiles - "Scandinavian Modern" Captions

Box 2 of 4

Ceramics - Ancient Egypt

Box 2 of 4

Ceramics - Ancient China

Box 2 of 4

Earthenware - 17th Century Dutch (Delft)

Box 2 of 4

Ceramics - 17th Century England

Box 2 of 4

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain from "Flora Danica"

Box 2 of 4

Luggage - 20th Century Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 4

Luggage - 20th Century United States

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Luggage - 20th Century Europe

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Ceramics - 18th Century England

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Ceramics - 18th Century Germany

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Ceramics - 18th Century France

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"Soviet Porcelains, 1918-1985", pages 44-50, part 3 of 3 Photographs; 56-83 and Book Cover

Box 2 of 4

"Bon Voyage!" Photographs (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Enamels

Box 2 of 4

Glass Photographs: Dark Ground, Work Photos, Dubious Value

Box 2 of 4

Cloisonne, Plaques, Bronze

Box 2 of 4

"Scandinavia Modern" Captions

Box 2 of 4

Furniture - 20th Century United States

Box 2 of 4

Furniture - 20th Century Norway

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Furniture - 20th Century Sweden

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Furniture - 20th Century Switzerland

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Furniture - 20th Century Italy

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Furniture - 20th Century Iceland

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Furniture - 20th Century England

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Furniture - 20th Century Denmark

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Furniture - 18th Century United States

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Furniture - 18th Century Netherlands

Box 2 of 4

Furniture - 18th Century Mexico

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Furniture - 18th Century Italy

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Box 3

Furniture - 18th Century Germany

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 18th Century France

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Furniture - 19th Century European Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 18th Century European Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 17th Century European Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 16th Century European Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 19th Century United States Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Furniture - 20th Century Austria

Box 3 of 4

Jewelry - 20th Century Denmark

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Jewelry - 20th Century England

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Jewelry - 20th Century France

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Jewelry - 20th Century Iceland

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Jewelry - 20th Century Norway

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Jewelry - 20th Century Russia

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Jewelry - 20th Century United States

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Jewelry - "Scandinavian Modern Captions"

Box 3 of 4

"Courts and Colonies" - Figures 1-86

Box 3 of 4

"Courts and Colonies" - Catalog 1-75

Box 3 of 4

American Art Pottery

Box 3 of 4

Art Nouveau by Rene Lalique

Box 3 of 4

Interiors - 20th Century France

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Interiors - 20th Century Norway

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Interiors - 20th Century Finland

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Interiors - 20th Century Sweden

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Jewelry - Ancient Egypt

Box 3 of 4

Metal - 17th Century France

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Metal - 17th Century Germany

Box 3 of 4

Metal - 17th Century Mexico

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Metal - 17th Century Netherlands

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Metal - 17th Century Scotland

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Metal - 17th Century England

Box 3 of 4

Metal - Ancient Italy

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Metal - Ancient Iran

Box 3 of 4

Metal - Ancient Egypt

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Metal - Ancient Etruria

Box 3 of 4

Metal - Ancient Greece

Box 3 of 4

Jewelry - Ancient Pre-Columbian

Box 3 of 4

Jewelry - 19th Century Austria

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Jewelry - 19th Century Denmark

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Jewelry - 19th Century Italy

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Jewelry - 19th Century France

Box 3 of 4

Metal - 17th Century United States

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Metal - 18th Century United States

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Metal - 18th Century Netherlands

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Metal - 18th Century Germany

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Metal - 18th Century France

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Metal - 18th Century England

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Metal - 4th/5th Century Syria

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Metal - 6th/7th Century Iran

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Metal - 7th/10th Century China (T'ang Dynasty)

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Metal - 14th Century France

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Metal - 14th Century Italy

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Metal - 15th Century Flanders

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Metal - 15th Century France

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Metal - 15th Century Germany

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Metal - 16th Century Denmark

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Metal - 16th Century England

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Metal - 16th Century Germany

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Metal - 16th Century Italy

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Metal - 16th Century Scotland

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Metal - 20th Century England

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Metal - 20th Century Denmark

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Metal - 20th Century Austria

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Metal - 19th Century United States

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Metal - 19th Century Sweden

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Metal - 19th Century Norway

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Metal - 19th Century France

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Metal - 19th Century Finland

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Metal - 19th Century England

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Metal - 18th/19th Century Miscellaneous

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Two-handled Cups

Box 3 of 4

Tea Pots

Box 3 of 4

Tea Caddies

Box 3 of 4

Tazzas

Box 3 of 4

Tankards

Box 3 of 4

Sugar

Box 3 of 4

M-spoons

Box 3 of 4

Salvers/Trays

Box 3 of 4

Salt/Mustard

Box 3 of 4

M-English-Silver-19th Century/Reliefs

Box 3 of 4

Punch/Wine

Box 3 of 4

18th Century Tongs

Box 3 of 4

Mugs, Cups, Canns

Box 3 of 4

Mounted Wares

Box 3 of 4

Lighting - Wall Sconces

Box 3 of 4

Jugs, Ewers, Pitchers

Box 3 of 4

Dishes

Box 3 of 4

Interiors - Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 4

Beakers

Box 3 of 4

Urns - Water

Box 3 of 4

Metal - 20th Century Norway

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Box 4

Metal - 20th Century Iceland

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Metal - 20th Century France

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Metal - 20th Century Finland

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Coffee Pots

Box 4 of 4

Chocolate Pots

Box 4 of 4

Centerpiece

Box 4 of 4

Candlesticks

Box 4 of 4

Silver - Cathedral Museum, Malta

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Victorian Silver Centerpiece

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Miscellaneous Images (3 folders)

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"Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760" - Funding

Box 4 of 4

"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Budget and Expenses

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Checklist

Box 4 of 4

"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Docent Training; Education Department Needs

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Installation and Display

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Meeting Notes

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Miscellaneous

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Photography

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Press Needs

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Schedules

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"Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003-2008" - Label and Introduction Copy; Graphic Production

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Material for Design Watch Tour Presentation

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