Architectural Records, 1974-1980

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Consists of records documenting the planning, equipping, renovation, and construction of the museum buildings and facilities under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for Museums during the tenure of Paul N. Perrot, Assistant Secretary, 1972-1983. Materials include architectural drawings, maps, sketches. Special items of interest include a map of the Mall buildings and the U.S. Capitol; development of the South Garden, later named the Enid A Haupt Garden; and renderings of the Arts and Industries Building.


  • Perrot, Paul N
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1974
  • 1974-1980


Museum buildings


  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)


  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Maps
  • Sketches

Local number

SIA RS00727

Physical description

  • 1 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • Oversize materials processed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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