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An unpublished history of the transition of the collections of the Cooper Union Museum to the Smithsonian's aegis, as the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.


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


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


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

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


June 13, 1976


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


United States

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