Postcard of Peter Cooper's Mementos

ID: SIA2013-07882 (front) and SIA2013-07883 (back)

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: circa 1915-1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 6, Folder: Cooper, Peter--Esq. Specific Information About

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Summary

Grayscale postcard of some mementos of Peter Cooper, founder of the Cooper-Hewitt, on display in the Cooper Union Museum, now the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused.

Subject

  • Cooper, Peter 1791-1883
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The Cooper Union Museum, now known as the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, became a part of the Smithsonian on October 9, 1967. The museum is dedicated to studying and spreading public understanding of historic and contemporary design.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 6, Folder: Cooper, Peter--Esq. Specific Information About

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

circa 1915-1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07882 (front) and SIA2013-07883 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 3.4h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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