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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 565

Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department

Records, 1899-1958

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Title: Records
Dates: 1899-1958
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Record Unit 565
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence, reports, proposals, estimates, and drawings concerning various aspects of the Smithsonian physical plant, with emphasis on early electrical, heating, and ventilating systems in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Zoological Park, the Natural History Building (NHB), the National Cathedral, and the Library of Congress.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of correspondence, reports, proposals, estimates, and drawings concerning various aspects of the Smithsonian physical plant, with emphasis on early electrical, heating, and ventilating systems in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Zoological Park, the Natural History Building (NHB), the National Cathedral, and the Library of Congress.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 565, Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Old Records, Freer Gallery

Box 1 of 1

Freer Gallery of Art, Ice Water Circulating Machine and Air Conditioning

Box 1 of 1

CHAR Force Correspondence, 1958-

Box 1 of 1

National Museum

Box 1 of 1

Electrical Service Lines NHB to Freer Building, 1917

Box 1 of 1

Freer Gallery Picture Machine

Box 1 of 1

Steam and Return Lines, NHB to Freer, 1917

Box 1 of 1

APO Chemical Laboratory Equipment

Box 1 of 1

Astro-Physical Observatory Rewiring, Plumbing and Steamfitting, 1944-1945

Box 1 of 1

York Refrigerating Machine South Entrance, Basement Smithsonian

Box 1 of 1

Aircraft Shed Proposals

Box 1 of 1

Arts & Industries Building Boilers

Box 1 of 1

A&I Rewiring 1900 Proposal

Box 1 of 1

Mine Court Exhibit Control Apparatus Old Record A&I

Box 1 of 1

Arts & Industries Toilet Rooms South-West Pavilion

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Herbarium Hall Re-wiring

Box 1 of 1

Letters Specifications Covering Installation of Plumbing, Lighting, and Heating in the Southwest Range, National Air Museum New Offices Containing Data Relative to Heater Blowers and Exhaust Fans, April 1948

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Heating Library

Box 1 of 1

1899 Boilers A&I

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Toilets Old Records

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Toilets East End

Box 1 of 1

Photos of Old Water Main Smithsonian Grounds

Box 1 of 1

Prospective Bidders, 1945

Box 1 of 1

Prospective Bidders, 1944

Box 1 of 1

Prospective Bidders, 1943

Box 1 of 1

Prospective Bidders, 1942

Box 1 of 1

Zoo Electric Wiring Vents Proposals, 1913

Box 1 of 1

Heating Stacks Senate and House Office

Box 1 of 1

U.S. Senate and Library Wiring

Box 1 of 1

State, War, and Navy Building Underfeed Stokers. 1919 Proposals

Box 1 of 1

Watertown Arsenal Motors, 1909 proposals

Box 1 of 1

War Risk Insurance Records, Old

Box 1 of 1

NHB Grill Booth Locksmith Room 6

Box 1 of 1

Natural History Building Vibrating Machine

Box 1 of 1

Natural History Building 9 Inch Lathe

Box 1 of 1

Auditorium Picture Machine Correspondence Pertaining to Purchase, 1942-1943

Box 1 of 1

Gas Pump NHB West Platform

Box 1 of 1

Machinery, Directions for the Operation Thereof

Box 1 of 1

National Cathedral 1919 Heating

Box 1 of 1

Natural History Building Art Gallery Wiring

Box 1 of 1

Natural History Building North Post Lights

Box 1 of 1

Specifications, 1924

Box 1 of 1

Prospective Bidders, 1930-1941

Box 1 of 1

Allegheny Court House Air Washer Valves Radiators Pipe Covering

Box 1 of 1

Cathedral Building Heating Proposed

Box 1 of 1

Library of Congress Heating and Ventilating, 1919

Box 1 of 1

Library of Congress Pipe Covering

Box 1 of 1

Library of Congress Light and Power, 1909

Box 1 of 1

Library of Congress Ventilating Fans, 1909

Box 1 of 1

Bureau of Standards Tests

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