Cooper-Hewitt Museum Agreement Signed

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Summary

An agreement is signed by Secretary Ripley and Daniel Maggin (Chair of the Board of Trustees of Cooper Union Museum) giving the collection and library of the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration to the Smithsonian Institution.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 154.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1969. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969, p. 443.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1972. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972, p. 102.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1968, p. 20-21.

Contact information

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

Date

October 9, 1967

Topic

  • Art
  • Name Changes
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Management
  • New Bureaus
  • National Collections
  • Major Events in Smithsonian History
  • Art objects
  • Management--Museums

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