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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 639

Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch

Photographs and Drawings, 1963-1974

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch
Title: Photographs and Drawings
Dates: 1963-1974
Quantity: 1.61 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection: Record Unit 639
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists of exterior construction progress photographs and some blueprints documenting construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of History and Technology, as well as the renovation of the Patent Office, Civil Service Commission, and Natural History Buildings.

Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of exterior construction progress photographs and some blueprints documenting construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of History and Technology, as well as the renovation of the Patent Office, Civil Service Commission, and Natural History Buildings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 639, Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch, Photographs and Drawings

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Container List

Box 1

Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery - Metro Work (Photographs), November 1971

Box 1 of 2

Civil Service Commission Building (Floor Plans), 1963

Box 1 of 2

Proofs of Air and Space Building (Contact Sheets), 1972-1973

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Air and Space Building (Photographs), January-June 1973

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Hirshhorn Museum (Photographs), May-November 1970 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Hirshhorn Museum (Photographs), August-December 1972

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Air and Space Building (Photographs), July-September 1973

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Air and Space Building (Photographs), September-December 1972

Box 1 of 2

Natural History Building Feasibility Study, 1965

Box 1 of 2

Natural History Building Feasibility Study - West Court (Floor Plans), 1965

Box 1 of 2

Soil and Foundation Investigation - West Court Addition, Museum of Natural History, 1967

Box 1 of 2

History and Technology Building - Sixth Floor (Roof) Library Expansion Study, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Hirshhorn Museum (Photographs), January-July 1972

Box 1 of 2

Progress of Hirshhorn Museum (Photographs), January-June 1973

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Hirshhorn Museum Proofs (Contact Sheets and Negatives), 1970-1973

Box 2 of 2

Construction Supervision manual, 1968 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2
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Unidentified Floor Plan (1 sheet)

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Natural History Building Feasibility Study - West Court Floor Plans, 1965 (10 sheets)

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Museum of History and Technology Library, 1972 (6 sheets)

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