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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 318

National Collection of Fine Arts

Consultant Designer Records, 1966-1969

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Collection of Fine Arts
Title: Consultant Designer Records
Dates: 1966-1969
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 318
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The records contain plans and specifications for the renovation of the old Patent Office Building as well as information on interior furnishings and equipment for the Museum. Also included are designs for the renovation of part of the Renwick Gallery.

Historical Note

William C. Hofer was hired on special status as a resident Consultant Designer to the National Collection of Fine Arts in FY 1967.

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Descriptive Entry

Records contain plans and specifications for the renovation of the old Patent Office Building as well as information on interior furnishings and equipment for the Museum. Also included are designs for the renovation of part of the Renwick Gallery.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 318, National Collection of Fine Arts, Consultant Designer Records

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Container List

Box 1

Specifications for Galleries 346, 347, 350, 153-154, 346-347 (ceiling and N.E. corner)

Box 1 of 4

Specifications and notes for Gallery 333, 1969

Box 1 of 4

Stained Glass, 1967

Box 1 of 4

Krueger Metal Products Company, 1966

Box 1 of 4

Patent Office Building - Gallery 268, Miniatures, notes and photos.

Box 1 of 4

New Door Closures - Closed galleries, notes.

Box 1 of 4

Dimensions on Room 222-B

Box 1 of 4

Patent Office Building (POB), Gallery 259, Prints and Drawings

Box 1 of 4

Corridor 260-266 and part of 270, notes on

Box 1 of 4

Sales area, Room 166-167, notes

Box 1 of 4

Gallery 155, notes

Box 1 of 4

Gallery 154, corridor

Box 1 of 4

Granite Hall, Gallery, 140

Box 1 of 4

Lobby 158

Box 1 of 4

Gallery 160, "Halpert Gold Art"

Box 1 of 4

Gallery 153

Box 1 of 4

Second floor lounge 257

Box 1 of 4

"Johnson Wax Gallery"

Box 1 of 4

Office Furniture and Material

Box 1 of 4

William Hofer, Personal, 1967

Box 1 of 4

Contracting for Interiors

Box 1 of 4

Incoming Memos, 1967 (regarding POB work)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Cooper-Trent #7 (Prints), 1967-1970

Box 2 of 4

Maintenance Operation Service, Requisitions #2, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Memos on purchase orders, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Requisitions, bids, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Specifications for Carpet and furniture schedules, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Memos OUT, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Lighting

Box 2 of 4

Weekly Report, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Purchases, 1968 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Budget, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Miscellaneous, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Security, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Fire Proofing, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Bird Proofing, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Background Textiles, 1968

Box 2 of 4

Stack Chairs for Patent Office Building

Box 2 of 4

Subway, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Alterations concerning more than one gallery, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Conservation Lab Library

Box 2 of 4

Architectural Graphics, 1967

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Incoming Memos, 1967

Box 3 of 4

Architectural Changes

Box 3 of 4

International Art Program, Interior Furnishings

Box 3 of 4

National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) - POB Lighting, 1966-1967

Box 3 of 4

Plans for pre-opening, 1967-1968

Box 3 of 4

Courtyard, 1968

Box 3 of 4

Basement work rooms

Box 3 of 4

Corridor, Room 137

Box 3 of 4

Lecture Hall, Room 134

Box 3 of 4

Assembly Hall, Room 138

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, Room 140

Box 3 of 4

Corridor, Room 153

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, Room 154

Box 3 of 4

Letters from Bayard Underwood

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, Room 155

Box 3 of 4

Sales, Room 157

Box 3 of 4

Lobby, Room 158

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, Room 160

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 166

Box 3 of 4

Planning and Budget, Room 236

Box 3 of 4

Administrative Officer, Room 237A

Box 3 of 4

Assistant Director, Room 237

Box 3 of 4

Reception, Room 239

Box 3 of 4

Director's Office, Room 240

Box 3 of 4

Administrative Assistant, Room 242

Box 3 of 4

Administrative Assistant, Room 243

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 247

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 248

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 249

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 250

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 251

Box 3 of 4

Study, Room 253

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 254

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 255

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 256

Box 3 of 4

Room 257

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, 259

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, 261

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 263

Box 3 of 4

Office, Room 264

Box 3 of 4

Corridor, Room 266

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, Room 268

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit, 271

Box 3 of 4

Mr. McClelland, Room 336

Box 3 of 4

Lincoln Gallery

Box 3 of 4

Room 341

Box 3 of 4

Lounge, 342

Box 3 of 4

Lounge, 346

Box 3 of 4

For Priority Purchase List, 1967

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 236 (Reeves)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 236A (Files)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 237 (Allara)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 237A (Zichterman)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 239 (Hartley)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 240 (Scott)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 241 (Study)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Roon 242 (Kaye and Chrapp)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 243 (Robinson)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 244

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 247 (Latham)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 248 (Wolfe)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 250 (Booth, Keeler and Moore)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 251 (Lowe)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 253 (Wunder)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 254 (Stinnett and Phillips)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 255 (Truettner, Bolton-Smith, Hunter)

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 256 Hofer and Special Consultant

Box 3 of 4

Floor Plan, Room 228 (Olin)

Box 3 of 4

Library

Box 3 of 4

Photo Lab

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

International Art Program

Box 4 of 4

PED, Third Floor

Box 4 of 4

Basement Plans

Box 4 of 4

Master Floor Plans, Fine Arts and Portrait Galleries

Box 4 of 4

Gallery of Arts, Crafts, Design, Renwick Gallery

Box 4 of 4

Renwick

Box 4 of 4

Floor Plans

Box 4 of 4