Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Website Records, 2014-2015
This accession consists of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's Twitter account as it existed on January 5, 2015, less than a month after the museum's post-renovation reopening on December 12, 2014. Twitter is a microblog used by the museum to promote its activities including the reinstallation of the collections and events related to the grand reopening.
In addition, this accession includes tweets from the public and other organizations that used the hashtag "#newcooperhewitt" which was promoted by the museum. These tweets were captured using a crawler on January 9, 2015. Tweets with this hashtag dating from December 8, 2014, through February 2, 2015, were also exported into a spreadsheet.
Due to technical issues, some images are missing from this accession. Materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Museum exhibits
- Social media
- Online social networks
- Special events
- Museums -- Public relations
- Web sites
- Art museums
- Art and design
- Decorative arts
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-179, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Website Records