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Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration drawings, [ca. 1820]-1943

Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration drawings, [ca. 1820]-1943

Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

Collection Information

Size: ca. 20,000 items (on 22 microfilm reels)

Summary: Drawings, ca. 1820-1943, by 225 American artists from the drawing collection in the Cooper Union Museum. A description is included for each drawing.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art museum, N.Y., N.Y. Founded 1897. Name changed to Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Housed in the Carnegie Mansion, home of Andrew Carnegie.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1963-1964 by Cooper Union Museum.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Cooper Union Museum after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels NCUD1-NCUD22 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration drawings, [ca. 1820]-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.