Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2008, bulk 1940-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Checklist - Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM) Archives
Box 2 of 26
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024. Boxes 3-4, 6-8, and 22-23 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 10/4/1994 memorandum, Kirby to Watkins; Contact reference staff for details.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-175, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Exhibition Records