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Accession 98-180,  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department,  Proposals, Quotations, and Bids, 1978-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department
Title: Proposals, Quotations, and Bids
Dates: 1978-1991
Quantity: 14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 98-180
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO. Materials include reports, correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, technical summaries, brochures and publications about vendors, evaluation checklists, summaries of proposal evaluations, summary data and conclusions, recommendations, proposal amendments, award letters, and benchmark information.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipments, and instruments for SAO. Materials include reports, correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, technical summaries, brochures and publications about vendors, evaluation checklists, summaries of proposal evaluations, summary data and conclusions, recommendations, proposal amendments, award letters, and benchmark information.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-180, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department, Proposals, Quotations, and Bids

Container List

Box 1

RFP305-3-78, Digital Equipment Corporation, Electronic Computer System, VAX, March 1978

Box 1 of 14

Box 2

RFQ306-3-78, Concrete Paving of MMT Road, March 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ307-3-87, Coupling Telescope Lenses, March 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ308-4-78, Semi-Transparent X-ray Photocathodes, April 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ309-5-78, Ultek Pump, Modified per drawing 2180 (Req. #88688) (folder missing), May 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ310-5-78, Lenses for Dr. Kleinmann (Req. #5580) (folder missing), May 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ311-5-78, 1 PC-2 Vacuum System (Req. 85192) (folder missing), May 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ312-6-78, Fabrication of Cavity Sets, June 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ313-6-78, Torrespherical Shields, June 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ315-6-78, Tape Drives (2), June 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ314-6-78, Retaining Walls - Mt. Hopkins, June 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ316-6-78, Display Terminals and Tape Controller, June 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ317-7-78, Tape Drives, July 1978

Box 2 of 14

IFB318-7-78, Construction of Interior of MMT, July 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFQ319-7-78, Magnetic Tape Systems, July 1978

Box 2 of 14

RFP320-7-78, Electronic Subsystems for SpaceLab 2, July 1978

Box 2 of 14

Box 3

RFP321-7-78, Optical Flats, Diameter 1.25m, July 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP322-7-78, Mirror Technology Development Adaptive Vertical Honing, July 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP323-7-78, Fabrication of A Test Mirror Assembly for AXAF Flight Mirror, July 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP324-7-78, Fabrication Technology Study for the SMM for AXAF Phase B, July 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP325-8-78, A/D Converters, August 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP326-8-78, Magnetic Tape Systems, August 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP327-8-78, Custom Dual Photodiode Array, August 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP328-8-78, Terminals with Advanced Video Option, August 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP329-9-78, Color Display System, September 1978

Box 3 of 14

RFP330-1-79, Ten Unit Dormitory at the Summit of Mt Hopkins, Arizona, January 1979

Box 3 of 14

Box 4

IFB331-1-79, 300,000 Gallon Water Supply, January 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ332-3-79, Laser Systems Equipment and Module Spares, March 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ333-4-79, Processing Hardware, April 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ334-6-79, Cubes of Cavity Cylinders, June 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ335-7-79, Upgrade Linc Tape Drives, July 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ336-9-79, Sapphire Maser Cavities, September 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ337-10-79, Large Area Cross Grid Charge Detectors, October 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ338-11-79, Pulsed Dye Laser System, November 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFP339-11-79, SpaceLab Lyman Alpha Coronagraph, November 1979

Box 4 of 14

RFQ340-1-80, Memory Expansion Models, January 1980

Box 4 of 14

IFB341-1-80, 60"/24" Support Annex, January 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFQ342-2-80, Balloon-Borne Telescope Electronics Refurbishment, February 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFP343-3-80, Access Road Improvements, KM 18.2-22 & KM 23.5-24.3, March 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFQ344-3-80, Cubes of Cavity Cylinders, March 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFQ345-4-80, Zerodur Blanks, April 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFQ346-4-80, Maser Cryostats, April 1980

Box 4 of 14

RFQ347-4-80, Construction of Bowl Dining/Common Building, April 1980

Box 4 of 14

Box 5

RFP348-5-80, Mirror Assemblies, May 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFP349-6-80, High Pressure Gas System, June 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFP350-6-80, Honeycomb Structure Assembly, June 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFQ351-6-80, Video Display Systems, June 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFQ352-6-80, Terminals with Advanced Video Option, June 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFQ353-8-80, Frequency Synthesizer, August 1980

Box 5 of 14

IFB354-8-80, Custodial Services November 1980-September 1981, August 1980

Box 5 of 14

RFQ355-3-81, Laser Power Supply Upgrading, March 1981

Box 5 of 14

RFQ356-3-81, Studies of Low Expansion Materials, March 1981

Box 5 of 14

IFB357-3-81, Access Road Improvements KM22.3-22.8 & KM 23.6-24.2 - Phase 2, March 1981

Box 5 of 14

RFQ358-3-81, Desktop Computer with Accessories, March 1981

Box 5 of 14

RFQ359-5-81, Microprocessor Systems, May 1981

Box 5 of 14

IFB360-6-81, 43 Fire Alarm Systems, Phase 1, June 1981

Box 5 of 14

IFB361-6-81, Spectrum Analyzer, June 1981

Box 5 of 14

Box 6

RFQ362-6-81, Image Display Systems, June 1981

Box 6 of 14

IFB363-10-81, Access Road Improvements, KM22.3-22.8 & KM23.6-24.2 - Phase 2, October 1981

Box 6 of 14

IFB364-11-81, Custodial Services - February 1982-January 1983, November 1981

Box 6 of 14

RFQ365-6-82, Camera Controller System, June 1982

Box 6 of 14

RFQ366-7-82, Cavity Sets, July 1982

Box 6 of 14

IFB367-7-82, Access Road Improvements, KM 22.3 - 22.8 & KM 23.6 - 24.2, July 1982

Box 6 of 14

RFP368-8-82, Extended Previous Studies of XTA Mirror Assemblies And System Concept, August 1982

Box 6 of 14

Box 7

RFQ369-8-82, Fanfold Paper, August 1982

Box 7 of 14

RFQ370-11-82, Video Processor System, November 1982

Box 7 of 14

IFB371-12-82, Custodial Services - February 1983-January 1984, December 1982

Box 7 of 14

RFQ372-12-82, Montasa Canyon Astronomy Vista, December 1982

Box 7 of 14

RFQ373-2-83, Graphite Epoxy Inner Support Cylinder, February 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ374-4-83, Upgrading MMT Primary Mirrors, April 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ375-4-83, Upgrade MMT Secondary Mirrors, April 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ376-4-83, Optical Table Model RSD-424-18, April 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ377-4-83, Image Analysis Processor, April 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ378-5-83, Guterl Super Invar Plate, May 1983

Box 7 of 14

RFQ379-5-83, Low & High Voltage Power Supplies for Use on ISPM Spacecraft, May 1983

Box 7 of 14

Box 8

RFQ380-6-83, 12 Axis Step Motor System, June 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ381-6-83, Optical Reflector Mirror Segments, June 1983

Box 8 of 14

IFB382-7-83, Access Road Improvements, KM24 & 32, July 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ383-7-83, Fanfold Paper

Box 8 of 14

RFQ384-8-83, Sun Microsystems Graphic Work Station, August 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ385-8-83, Image Intensifier Tubes (folder missing), August 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ386-9-83, 12 Thermal/Vacuum Cable Assemblies, September 1983

Box 8 of 14

IFB387-12-83, Custodial Services - March 1984-February 1985, December 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ388-12-83, Development of Advanced Encoder Readout, December 1983

Box 8 of 14

RFQ389-1-84, Recoating 61" Mirror, January 1984

Box 8 of 14

RFQ390-1-84, Spectrometer Frame Assembly, January 1984

Box 8 of 14

RFQ391-2-84, Excimer Dye Laser System, February 1984

Box 8 of 14

RFQ392-2-84, Image Processing Ground Support, February 1984

Box 8 of 14

Box 9

RFQ393-2-84, 40mm Magnetically Focused Image Intensifiers, February 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ394-3-84, Ridge 32 Computer, March 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ395-3-84, Sun - 2/120 Deskside Station, March 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ396-3-84, Electron Microprobe System, March 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ397-4-84, TMA Assembly/Alignment Equipment, April 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ398-4-84, Graphite-Epoxy Telescope Support Tube, April 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ399-4-84, Concave Ruled Grating Replica, April 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ400-4-84, High Vacuum Pumping System, April 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ401-5-84, Digital Photon Detector, May 1984

Box 9 of 14

IFB402-6-84, Access Road Improvements, June 1984

Box 9 of 14

RFQ403-6-84, Spectrograph and CCD Detector, June 1984

Box 9 of 14

IFB404-7-84, Fire Protection System, July 1984

Box 9 of 14

Box 10

RFQ405-7-84, Optimum Voltage Dividers, July 1984

Box 10 of 14

IFB406-8-84, Standby 550w Engine Generator, August 1984

Box 10 of 14

IFB407-8-84, Switchgear, August 1984

Box 10 of 14

RFQ408-12-84, Prototype Mirror Study, December 1984

Box 10 of 14

RFQ409-1-85, Varian V-4012 Electromagnet Upgrade, January 1985

Box 10 of 14

RFQ410-4-85, Pressure Release Valves, April 1985

Box 10 of 14

IFB411-5-85, Access Road Improvements, May 1985

Box 10 of 14

RFQ412-5-85, Lasergrafix Page Printer, May 1985

Box 10 of 14

RFQ413-6-85, Custodial Services - November 1985-October 1986, June 1985

Box 10 of 14

RFQ414-7-85, DEC Micro VAX2 System, July 1985

Box 10 of 14

Box 11

RFQ415-5-85, Complete Communications Wiring, May 1985

Box 11 of 14

RFQ416-10-85, Zerodur Cavity Sets for Masers, October 1985

Box 11 of 14

RFQ417-10-85, Printed Circuit Boards, October 1985

Box 11 of 14

RFQ418-10-85, Ion Pumps, October 1985

Box 11 of 14

RFQ419-11-95, Switchgear, November 1985

Box 11 of 14

IFB420-4-86, Access Road Improvements, April 1986

Box 11 of 14

IFB421-4-86, Installation of Switchgear, April 1986

Box 11 of 14

RFQ422-6-86, Custodial Services, November 1986-October 1987, June 1986

Box 11 of 14

RFQ423-6-86, CCD Imager, June 1986

Box 11 of 14

RFQ424-8-86, Primary & Secondary Mirrors, 46" Telescope, August 1986

Box 11 of 14

RFQ425-3-87, Fiber Optic Feeds, March 1987

Box 11 of 14

IFB426-5-87, Guardrail Repair Due to Runaway Truck, May 1987

Box 11 of 14

Box 12

RFQ427-6-87, Custodial Services - November 1987-October 1988, June 1987

Box 12 of 14

RFQ428-9-87, Pulse Amplifiers and Discriminators, September 1987

Box 12 of 14

IFB429-10-87, Power Line Installation and Heated Road Repair, October 1987

Box 12 of 14

RFQ430-5-88, Optical Finishing of the 48" Telescope, May 1988

Box 12 of 14

RFQ431-6-88, Custodial Services - November 1988-October 1989, June 1988

Box 12 of 14

IFB432-10-88, Construction of Summit Support Building, October 1988

Box 12 of 14

IFB433-4-89, Construction of Ridge Dormitory/Common Building, April 1989

Box 12 of 14

RFQ434-5-89, Custodial Services - November 1989-October 1990, May 1989

Box 12 of 14

Box 13

RFQ435-6-89, Telescope Mount and Control System, June 1989

Box 13 of 14

RFQ436-8-89, High Frequency Local Oscillator, August 1989

Box 13 of 14

IFB437-10-89, Construction of Base Camp And Access Road, October 1989

Box 13 of 14

Box 14

RFQ438-2-90, Zerodur Standard Material, February 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ439-3-90, Vacuum Chamber, March 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ440-3-90, Microwave Radio Terminals, March 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ441-4-90, VXDS Counter/Aperture Translation System, April 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ442-5-90, Maser Cryocooler System, May 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ443-8-90, Replica Grating with Ruling and Radius for the Ultraviolet, August 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ444-11-90, High Voltage Power Supply, November 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ445-12-90, Two Model 2 Beam Splitters, December 1990

Box 14 of 14

RFQ446-2-91, Large Format Microchannel Plate, February 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ447-4-91, Custodial Services - June 1991-May 1992, April 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ448-5-91, Colorstation "D" Plotter, May 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ449-5-91, Maser Cryocooler Systems, May 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ450-5-91, Jig Borer, May 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ451-8-91, Precision Positioning Table, August 1991

Box 14 of 14

RFQ452-9-91, Large Format Microchannel Plate, September 1991

Box 14 of 14