Architectural Records, 1971-1989

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Consists of records documenting the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's plans to build an addition. The schemes for the addition were designed by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also included with the designs are records of meetings between the museum, TAC, and meetings with the National Capital Planning Commission and the Fine Arts Commission. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, meeting minutes, schemes and drawings.


  • Architects Collaborative, Inc
  • United States National Capital Planning Commission


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1971
  • 1971-1989


  • Museum buildings
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Smithsonian buildings
  • Art, Modern


  • Manuscripts
  • Architectural drawings

Local number

SIA RS00687

Physical description

  • 1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 46 oversize folders unprocessed holdings

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