Cooper Union Museum to Cooper-Hewitt Museum, draft of a history of the continuation of "The Making of a Modern Museum", written for the enlightenment of the staff

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Summary

An unpublished history of the transition of the collections of the Cooper Union Museum to the Smithsonian's aegis, as the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Subject

  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • National Museum of Design

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Copy in the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-195, Box 2.

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

June 13, 1976

Topic

  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Art museums
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Art--History
  • Decorative arts

Place

United States

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