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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 98-130

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant

Project Files and Drawings, 1982-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Title: Project Files and Drawings
Dates: 1982-1996
Quantity: 58 cu. ft. (58 record storage boxes) (3 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 98-130
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of project files for renovation and reconstruction activities of the Office of Physical Plant, including memoranda, correspondence, photographs, blueprints and drawings, and other materials pertaining to each project. Museums, buildings and events documented in this collection include: the National Air and Space Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Paul Garber Facility, the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, the Quadrangle Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the Renwick Gallery, the Museum Support Center, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Arts and Industries Building, the National Museum of African Art, the Folklife Festival, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Mall, L'Enfant Plaza offices, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and miscellaneous locations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of project files for renovation and reconstruction activities of the Office of Physical Plant, including memoranda, correspondence, photographs, blueprints and drawings, and other materials pertaining to each project. Box listings show Project Number, Project Name, and Facility.

Museums, buildings and events documented in this collection include: the National Air and Space Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Paul Garber Facility, the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, the Quadrangle Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the Renwick Gallery, the Museum Support Center, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Arts and Industries Building, the National Museum of African Art, the Folklife Festival, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Mall, L'Enfant Plaza offices, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and miscellaneous locations.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-130, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant, Project Files and Drawings

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Container List

Box 1

913507B, First and Third Floor Ceiling Replacement, National Air and Space Museum (NASM)

Box 1 of 62

Box 2

913507A, Snow Melter Repairs, NASM

Box 2 of 62

Box 3

8748105, Handicapped Accessibility Implementation Phase III, Cooper-Hewitt Museum (CHM)

Box 3 of 62

933814, Decontamination of Collections, Paul Garber Facility (PGF)

Box 3 of 62

933814, Asbestos Abatement, PGF

Box 3 of 62

917003 (Miscellaneous Locations)

Box 3 of 62

Box 4

8748119, Fire Protection Improvements, CHM

Box 4 of 62

Box 5

883021, Radio Smithsonian: Control Room Modifications, National Museum of American History (NMAH )

Box 5 of 62

923421, National Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery (AAPG)

Box 5 of 62

917003 (Miscellaneous Locations)

Box 5 of 62

906310, Quadrangle Building Leaks , Quad

Box 5 of 62

923005, Science Museum Shop, NMAH

Box 5 of 62

923105, Library Security Door, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

Box 5 of 62

943112, Replace Main Steam Station, NMNH

Box 5 of 62

Box 6

943116, Hall 7, Fire Protection, NMNH

Box 6 of 62

943603, ACM Floor Tile Removal, Renwick Gallery of Art (RGA)

Box 6 of 62

893605, Upgrade Electrical Service, RGA

Box 6 of 62

923003, Roof Terrace Railing, NMAH

Box 6 of 62

913005, Dibner Library Renovation, NMAH

Box 6 of 62

903017, American Encounters Entrance Hallway, NMAH

Box 6 of 62

Box 7

897106, Door Replacement Pod 4, Museum Support Center (MSC)

Box 7 of 62

897106, Door Replacement Pod 4, MSC

Box 7 of 62

913509, Secondary Power Distribution, NASM

Box 7 of 62

923010, Conservation Laboratory, NMAH

Box 7 of 62

923105, Library Security Door, NMNH

Box 7 of 62

933114, Asbestos Removal: West Attic and NW, NMNH

Box 7 of 62

934512, Auditorium Asbestos Tile Removal, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG)

Box 7 of 62

Box 8

906310, Quadrangle Building Leaks, Quad

Box 8 of 62

923005, Science Museum Shop, NMAH

Box 8 of 62

933303, Roof, Skylights, and Roof Repairs, Arts and Industries Building (AIB)

Box 8 of 62

Box 9

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Correspondence September 1991-April 1992, NMNH

Box 9 of 62

Box 10

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Correspondence: May 1992-October 1992, NMNH

Box 10 of 62

Box 11

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Correspondence: November 1992-January 1995, NMNH

Box 11 of 62

Box 12

Contract File

Box 12 of 62

SI Construction estimate and SI Technical Proposal Evaluation Format

Box 12 of 62

Hyman Tech. Proposal

Box 12 of 62

Applicatons for Payment

Box 12 of 62

Pay Request Draft Files

Box 12 of 62

Preconstruction Meeting Minutes

Box 12 of 62

Monthly Project Report, 12/1991-3/1993

Box 12 of 62

Progress Meeting Minutes, 6/1992-2/1993

Box 12 of 62

Progress Meeting Minutes, 9/1991-5/1992

Box 12 of 62

Pepco File

Box 12 of 62

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Contractor, Pepco, Change Orders (1-35), NMNH

Box 12 of 62

Box 13

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Change Orders (36-95), NMNH

Box 13 of 62

RFI 1-206 Log-In Sheets

Box 13 of 62

RFI 206-141

Box 13 of 62

RFI 141-91

Box 13 of 62

RFI 90-41

Box 13 of 62

RFI 40-1

Box 13 of 62

Sketch Log

Box 13 of 62

Box 14

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Contract Modifications (1-14), NMNH

Box 14 of 62

Box 15

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Submittals (01000 - 02975), NMNH

Box 15 of 62

Box 16

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Submittals (03300 - 15250), NMNH

Box 16 of 62

Box 17

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Submittals (15400 - 16400), NMNH

Box 17 of 62

Box 18

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Submittals (16428 - 16950), NMNH

Box 18 of 62

Box 19

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: O & M Manuals, NMNH

Box 19 of 62

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Electrical Manuals, NMNH

Box 19 of 62

Box 20

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Progress Photographs, O & M Manual, NMNH

Box 20 of 62

Box 21

[Does not exist - contents are merged into other boxes.]

Box 21 of 62

Box 22

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Hill Inspections; ATEC Reports, NMNH

Box 22 of 62

Box 23

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Hyman Daily Reports: 9/30/1990-11/16/1992, NMNH

Box 23 of 62

Box 24

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation: Certified Payrolls: 9/1991-2/1993, NMNH

Box 24 of 62

Box 25

883123, Executive Conference Room, NMNH

Box 25 of 62
Contract File
Progress Meeting Minutes File
Pay Requests File
Incoming Correspondence: August 1992-January 1995
Outgoing Correspondence: August 1992-January 1995

Box 26

883123, Executive Conference Room, NMNH

Box 26 of 62
Modifications (1-5)
Change Orders (1-37)
Daily Reports
Operation and Maintenance Manuals. (Volume 1 and 2)
Certified Payrolls

Box 27

883123, Executive Conference Room, NMNH

Box 27 of 62
Submittals (00800-16728)
Request for Information (1-2)

Box 28

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof and Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 28 of 62
General File
Modifications (2-12)
Payment Requests (11-33)

Box 29

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof and Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 29 of 62
Correspondence: 11/18/1992-2/25/1993
Correspondence: 2/26/1993-5/28/1993
Correspondence: 6/1/1993-9/20/1993

Box 30

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof and Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 30 of 62
Correspondence: 9/21/1993-4/20/1994
Correspondence: 4/21/1994-9/2/1994
Correspondence: 9/6/1994-6/31/1995

Box 31

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof and Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 31 of 62
Correspondence: 2/1/1995-5/14/1996
Requests for Information (1-68)
Window Exterior Punch List
Critical Path Schedule
Technical Proposal

Box 32

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof And Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 32 of 62
Change Orders (46-81)
Submittals (01000-07260)

Box 33

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof And Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 33 of 62
Submittals (07420-16727)

Box 34

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof And Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 34 of 62
Window Identification
Daily Work Orders (Beta Construction Company)
Daily Logs (Beta Construction Company)
Daily Logs (Grunley Construction Company)

Box 35

903116, East and West Penthouse Roof and Window Replacement, NMNH

Box 35 of 62
Contractor Certified Payrolls (1-18)

Box 36

[Does not exist - contents are merged into other boxes.]

Box 36 of 62

Box 37

913012, HVAC Master Implementation Phase IV-B, NMNH

Box 37 of 62

Box 38

913012, HVAC Master Implementation Phase IV-B, NMNH

Box 38 of 62

Box 39

913012, HVAC Master Implementation Phase IV-B, NMNH

Box 39 of 62

Box 40

923118, Data Cable and Raceway System, NMNH

Box 40 of 62

Box 41

923118, Data Cable and Raceway System, NMNH

Box 41 of 62

943135, East Attic Asbestos Removal, NMNH

Box 41 of 62

946309, Modern Art Exhibit, National Museum of African Art (NMAfA)

Box 41 of 62

956303, Pool Repairs, NMAfA

Box 41 of 62

934509, Sculpture Garden Walls, HMSG

Box 41 of 62

956301, Ancient Nubia Exhibit, NMAfA

Box 41 of 62

Box 42

933501, Garage Level Door Controls, NASM

Box 42 of 62

906313, Handicap Access for Lecture Hall Stage, Quad

Box 42 of 62

953502, Water Heater Emergency Replacement, NASM

Box 42 of 62

953008, Pipe Chase Asbestos Abatement, NMAH

Box 42 of 62

957002, 1995 Folklife Festival on the Mall, Mall

Box 42 of 62

953306, Steam Drain Cover and Walkway Repair, National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)

Box 42 of 62

956308, East Galleries, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG)

Box 42 of 62

956306, Kerma/Benin Exhibit, NMAfA

Box 42 of 62

944513, Second Floor Asbestos Abatement, AMSG

Box 42 of 62

933814, Building 26 Reconstruction, PGF

Box 42 of 62

Box 43

[Does not exist - contents are merged into other boxes.]

Box 43 of 62

Box 44

883011, Elevator Modifications, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

883018B, Terrace Repairs, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

913002, Data Communications Backbone System, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

913020, Replace Cast Iron Drainage Pipe with PVC, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

913021, P.A. System Repairs, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

923003, Roof Terrace Railing, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

933001, Archives Security CCTV, NMAH

Box 44 of 62

933018, New Designs Offices Fourth Floor, NMNH

Box 44 of 62

Box 45

913114, East and West Court Ledge Repair, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

903116, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

913123, Extend Detection & Fire Suppression System, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

953126, Landscape Kimonos, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

933119, Asbestos Removal-Hall 7, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

933112, Asbestos Removal, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

943116, Hall 7 Fire Protection, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

943135, Asbestos Removal East Attic, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

933107, Asbestos Removal/Reinsulation North Attic, NMNH

Box 45 of 62

Box 46

932107, Plumbing Repair and Toilet Room Renovations, NMAI

Box 46 of 62

903322, Security Lighting, A&I

Box 46 of 62

8633113, Handicapped Accessibility, A&I

Box 46 of 62

903321, Repainting Walls and Rotunda Walls, A&I

Box 46 of 62

903315, Magnetic Door Hold-Open Devices, A&I

Box 46 of 62

943129, Hall 7 Electrical and Drywall Partitions, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

943111, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

943110, Vertebrae Zoology Darkroom, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

903116, East and West Wing Penthouses, Roof and Window Renovation, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

943127, Main Building Fire Pump, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

954606, Electrical/Mechanical Study and Mods, Anacostia Neighborhood Mueum (ANM)

Box 46 of 62

943112, Replace Main Steam Station, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

943102, Cooling Coil Replacement, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

953204, Exhaust System for Room 336, SIB

Box 46 of 62

943205, Small HVAC Projects / SIB, SIB

Box 46 of 62

943202, Room 309 Ceiling Fans, SIB

Box 46 of 62

943203, Ceiling Fan - Room 318, SIB

Box 46 of 62

953206, Clock Tower Bell, SIB

Box 46 of 62

943130, Chiller Plant Location, NMNH

Box 46 of 62

Box 47

893413, NPG Education Space Layout, American Art/Portrait Gallery (AAPG)

Box 47 of 62

923421, Walk-in Refrigerator - Patent Pending Restaurant, AAPG

Box 47 of 62

8634142, Fire Protection Phase 3, AAPG

Box 47 of 62

923411, Emergency Repair Apse Roof, AAPG

Box 47 of 62

903418, Fire Alarm and Doors, AAPG

Box 47 of 62

Box 48

8634140, Window Restoration, AAPG

Box 48 of 62

8636102, Renwick Roof Repairs, RGA

Box 48 of 62

893604, Fire Detection Phase 2, RGA

Box 48 of 62

914405, General Repairs Phase 2, SERC

Box 48 of 62

894410, SERC

Box 48 of 62

Box 49

893506, Electrical Reliability Improvements, NASM

Box 49 of 62

8635108, Plaza Surface Replacement, NASM

Box 49 of 62

913507B, First and Third Ceiling Replacement, NASM

Box 49 of 62

933501, Garage Level Door Controls, NASM

Box 49 of 62

Box 50

903506, Fire Protection Phase 6 and 7, NASM

Box 50 of 62

953502, Water Heater Emergency Replacement, NASM

Box 50 of 62

953503, OPS Cashroom Modifications, NASM

Box 50 of 62

933513, New Office Room 3343, NASM

Box 50 of 62

943525, Exhibits Typesetting Area - Room P170, NASM

Box 50 of 62

933506, Partitions Rooms 3401 and 3402, NASM

Box 50 of 62

943501, HIIQ Lamp Unit - Room 114, NASM

Box 50 of 62

923519, Modifications To Stairwell Number 5, NASM

Box 50 of 62

923520, CEPS Electrical Closet Modifications, NASM

Box 50 of 62

954507, Boardroom Conversion, HMSG

Box 50 of 62

923522, Fire Protection Improvements, NASM

Box 50 of 62

954509, Interior Renovation, HMSG

Box 50 of 62

944508, Hirshhorn Cafe, HMSG

Box 50 of 62

894503, Fire Protection Improvements, HMSG

Box 50 of 62

Box 51

913701, Roof and Skylights Replacement, Freer Gallery of Art (FGA)

Box 51 of 62

Box 52

8245104, Plaza Resurfacing and Landscaping, NMNH

Box 52 of 62

934509, Sculpture Garden Walls, HMSG

Box 52 of 62

Box 53

883021, Radio Smithsonian: Control Room Modifications, NMAH

Box 53 of 62

893605, Upgrade Electrical System, RGA

Box 53 of 62

903015, Security Lighting, NMAH

Box 53 of 62

913602, Energy Study Implementation Phase 2, RGA

Box 53 of 62

916321, Freight Elevator Study, Quad

Box 53 of 62

926303, Quad

Box 53 of 62

953014, Temporary Carry-Out, NMAH

Box 53 of 62

Box 54

897108, Loading Dock Weather Enclosure, MSC

Box 54 of 62

897110, Facade Renovation, MSC

Box 54 of 62

916317, HVAC in Gallery 1128, Quad

Box 54 of 62

917003, Relocation of Protection Division, Mall

Box 54 of 62

944603, Exterior Renovation, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM)

Box 54 of 62

947104, De-Ionized Water System, MSC

Box 54 of 62

957107, Equipment Relocation - Laboratory of Molecular Systematics (LMS), MSC

Box 54 of 62

Box 55

903418, Fire Alarm and Doors, AAPG

Box 55 of 62

916321, Freight Elevator Study, Quad

Box 55 of 62

923123, Baird Auditorium Lift, NMNH

Box 55 of 62

894410, CO2 Lab Fire/Security Repairs, SERC

Box 55 of 62

923022, Replace Vat in CB041 and CB054, NMAH

Box 55 of 62

933008, Duke Ellington Exhibit, NMAH

Box 55 of 62

Box 56

944403, General Repairs, SERC

Box 56 of 62

944603, Entrance Driveway Repair, ANM

Box 56 of 62

953126, Landscape Kimonos, NMNH

Box 56 of 62

954505, Lobby Doors, HMSG

Box 56 of 62

956316, NMAfA: Explorations, Quad

Box 56 of 62

934511, Glass Replacement, HMSG

Box 56 of 62

947502, Program Support/Office Renovation, L'Enfant Plaza Offices (LEP)

Box 56 of 62

953005, First Ladies Theater, NMAH

Box 56 of 62

Box 57

[Does not exist - contents are merged into other boxes.]

Box 57 of 62

Box 58

923127, Museum Shop Evans Gallery, NMNH

Box 58 of 62

Box 59

923127, Museum Shop Evans Gallery, NMNH

Box 59 of 62

933115, North Lobby Women's Restroom Improvements, NMNH

Box 59 of 62

943115, West Court Office Relocations, NMNH

Box 59 of 62

Box 60

903108, Public Area Restoration Planning, NMNH

Box 60 of 62

923124, Roof Repairs, Phase 2, NMNH

Box 60 of 62

943127, Main Building Fire Pump, NMNH

Box 60 of 62

Box 61

907104, Employee Facility Expansion, MSC

Box 61 of 62

933001, Archives Security CCTV, NMAH

Box 61 of 62

934401, General Repairs FY93, SERC

Box 61 of 62

953011, Lemelson Center, NMAH

Box 61 of 62

Box 62

915811, Miller-Fox House Measured Drawing, CHM

Box 62 of 62
Oversize

Architectural and engineering drawings show Project Number, Project Name, Facility, and Number of Drawings

953001, EDS Office Modifications, NMAH, 3

Oversize

927102, Add Fume Hood to Room E-2111, MSC, 1

Oversize

953417, Office of Production and Design, National Museum of American Art (NMAA), 4

Oversize

943307, Miscellaneous Projects Phase II, AIB, 5

Oversize

953005, First Ladies Theater, NMAH, 5

Oversize

933001, Archives Security CCTV, NMAH, 1

Oversize

913507B, First and Third Floor Ceilings Replacement, NASM, 14

Oversize

943112, Replace Main Steam Station, NMNH, 5

Oversize

906314, Coat Check Room, Quad, 6

Oversize

906313, Handicap Access for Lecture Hall, Quad, 5

Oversize

923201, Improvements to SI T650, SIB, 2

Oversize

903504, Handicap Accessibility Improvements, NASM, 1

Oversize

887007, Upgrade Controls to DDC, Mall, 6

Oversize

913507A, Snow Melter Repairs, NASM, 4

Oversize

913002A, Data Communications Backbone Systems, NMAH, 9

Oversize

883206A, Fire Protection Improvements Phase IX, SIB, 15

Oversize

883201, Tunnel Repair and Waterproofing, SIB, 8

Oversize

883212, Modifications to Restrooms, SIB, 17

Oversize

8732110, Flag Tower Renovation, SIB, 3

Oversize

883204, O.P.S. Space Modifications, SIB, 13

Oversize

8632107W, Window Restoration - Phase 2 and 3, SIB, 35

Oversize

883210, Repointing of Facade, SIB, 10

Oversize

903201, Relocation of Credit Union, SIB, 11

Oversize

884504, Redesign Spray Paint Booth, HMSG, 5

Oversize

903504, Handicapped Accessibility Improvements, NASM, 8

Oversize

883417, General Exterior Repairs, AAPG, 22

Oversize

943127, Main Building Fire Pump (As-Builts), NMNH, 5

Oversize

883015, Carmichael Auditorium Light Controls, NMAH, 7

Oversize

913012, Master Implementation Plan Phase IVB(As-Builts), NMAH, 3

Oversize

923001, Renovation of Mall Shop, NMAH, 18

Oversize

933515, Employees Restrooms Modifications, NASM, 10

Oversize

933515A, Renovations to Employee Locker Rooms, NASM, 14

Oversize

956320, Loading Dock HVAC, Quad, 10

Oversize

883401, Waterproofing and Detection, AAPG, 9

Oversize

923127, Museum Shop Evans Gallery, NMNH, 7

Oversize

933115, North Lobby Women's Restroom Improvements, NMNH, 18

Oversize

893113, Chiller Plant Relocation, NMNH, 79

Oversize

903017, HVAC Implementation Phase IVA (As-Builts), NMAH, 54

Oversize

927102, Building Central Ventilation Retrofit, MSC, 70

Oversize

903105, East Court Addition, NMNH, 37

Oversize

913005, Dibner Library Renovation, NMAH, 9

Oversize

933011, Carmichael Theater Organ, NMAH, 6

Oversize

903116, East and West Wing Penthouses, Roof and Window Repair, NMNH, 52

Oversize

904406, Laboratory Modules, Phase1, SERC, 21

Oversize

904406, Laboratory Modules, Phase 1, Addenda, SERC, 5

Oversize

912205, CRC / Horticultural Building, NMAI, 34

Oversize

922105, GHCC / Museum Shops, NMAI, 26

Oversize

953413, Emergency Repairs to Apse Windows, AAPG, 7

Oversize

943127, Main Building Fire Pump, NMNH, 5

Oversize

943115, West Court Office Relocation, NMNH, 10

Oversize

902002, Research Branch Annex - New Laboratory Annex, NMAI, 6

Oversize

895106, Infrared Optical Telescope Array - F. L. Whipple Observatory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), 11

Oversize

923124, Roof Repairs, Phase One, NMNH, 9

Oversize

923124, Roof Repairs, Phase Two, NMNH, 4

Oversize

916308, Courtyard Gates, Quadrangle, 3

Oversize

926317, Installation of Safety Barrier / Railing, Quadrangle, 3

Oversize