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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-165

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1985-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Title: Project Files
Dates: 1985-1995
Quantity: 18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (6 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 96-165
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of project files for repairs, renovation, and construction of various Smithsonian buildings and facilities, including the National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Renwick Gallery, Museum Support Center, National Museum of American History, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution Building, Anacostia Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of the American Indian, Quadrangle Complex, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barney Studio House, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Freer Gallery of Art, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. These records include correspondence with contractors, contractors' progress reports, blueprints and drawings, and specifications.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of project files for repairs, renovation, and construction of various Smithsonian buildings and facilities, including the National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Renwick Gallery, Museum Support Center, National Museum of American History, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution Building, Anacostia Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of the American Indian, Quadrangle Complex, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barney Studio House, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Freer Gallery of Art, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. These records include correspondence with contractors, contractors' progress reports, blueprints and drawings, and specifications.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-165, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

923126, National Museum of Natural History, Museum Shop Modification

Box 1 of 18

923327, Arts and Industries Building, Child Care Center Flooring

Box 1 of 18

913602, Renwick Gallery

Box 1 of 18

913007, National Museum of American History

Box 1 of 18

Box 2

897108, Museum Support Center, Loading Dock Weather Enclosure

Box 2 of 18

913317, Arts and Industries Building, Repaint Windows

Box 2 of 18

913509, National Air and Space Museum, Secondary Power Distribution Improvement

Box 2 of 18

923201, Smithsonian Institution Building, Roof Access Ladder

Box 2 of 18

Box 3

8632107, Smithsonian Institution Building, Window Restoration

Box 3 of 18

Box 4

8632107, Smithsonian Institution Building, Window Restoration, Phases 2 and 3

Box 4 of 18

913016, National Museum of American History, Science in American Life: Offices and Collection Storage

Box 4 of 18

943102, National Museum of American History, Cooling Coil Replacement

Box 4 of 18

Box 5

913507A, National Air and Space Museum, Snow Melter Repairs

Box 5 of 18

924603, Anacostia Museum, General Repairs, FY 1992-1993

Box 5 of 18

Box 6

887005A, National Mall, Emergency Power Upgrade: Five Buildings

Box 6 of 18

893410, American Art/Portrait Gallery, Room 3334 and Attic Space Modifications

Box 6 of 18

917003, National Mall

Box 6 of 18

922105, National Museum of the American Indian, Museum Shops

Box 6 of 18

923010, National Museum of American History, Conservation Laboratory

Box 6 of 18

933005, National Museum of American History, Ice Cream Parlor Equipment Modifications

Box 6 of 18

946308, Quadrangle, Japanese Baskets Exhibit

Box 6 of 18

Box 7

905802, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Fox House Roof Repairs

Box 7 of 18

905803, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Fox House Boiler Renovation

Box 7 of 18

946301, Quadrangle, Face of the Spirits Exhibit

Box 7 of 18

Box 8

8530125, National Museum of American History, Electrical Switchgear Replacement

Box 8 of 18

8770113, National Mall, Archives Annex Front Royal

Box 8 of 18

883114, National Museum of Natural History, Elevator Repairs, Phase 1

Box 8 of 18

913002A, National Museum of American History, Data Communications Backbone System

Box 8 of 18

8263176, Quadrangle, Installation of Safety Barrier/Railing

Box 8 of 18

933009, National Museum of American History, Ice Cream Parlor HVAC Modifications

Box 8 of 18

933406, American Art/Portrait Gallery, New Office Space, Director's Office

Box 8 of 18

942104, National Museum of the American Indian, Audubon Terrace Third Floor Video Studio

Box 8 of 18

946306, Quadrangle, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Shop Lighting Revisions

Box 8 of 18

Box 9

National Air and Space Museum, Public Restroom Modifications

Box 9 of 18

915809, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Carnegie Mansion Space Planning

Box 9 of 18

9235145, National Air and Space Museum, NASM Restaurant Sanitary Sewer Repairs

Box 9 of 18

943539, National Air and Space Museum, Repairs to Shuttle Hangar at Dulles

Box 9 of 18

Box 10

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Correspondence June 1990-November 1990)

Box 10 of 18

Box 11

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Correspondence December 1990-October 1991)

Box 11 of 18

Box 12

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Correspondence April 1991-October 1991)

Box 12 of 18

Box 13

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Estimates, Invoices)

Box 13 of 18

Box 14

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (GSA Bid Documents)

Box 14 of 18

Box 15

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Furniture, Specifications)

Box 15 of 18

Box 16

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Miscellaneous)

Box 16 of 18

Box 17

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Miscellaneous)

Box 17 of 18

Box 18

902001, National Museum of the American Indian, New York Custom House (Specifications, Auditorium)

Box 18 of 18
Oversize

923123, National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium Lift Installation (8 sheets)

Oversize

895004, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Library Expansion and Renovation (33 sheets)

Oversize

9235000, National Air and Space Museum, Space Hall: Shuttle, Vega, Soyuz (21 sheets)

Oversize

9242001, Barney Studio House, New Stair (1 sheet)

Oversize

8335143, National Air and Space Museum, Restaurant Addition (4 sheets)

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954502, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Workshop Alteration (5 sheets)

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893113, National Museum of Natural History, Chiller Plant Relocation (1 sheet)

Oversize

8748119, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Fire Protection Improvements (7 sheets)

Oversize

902002, National Museum of the American Indian, Research Branch Addition (6 sheets)

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885802, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Mansion Receiving Room Repairs (6 sheets)

Oversize

8637104, Freer Gallery of Art, Additions and Alterations (157 sheets)

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823523, National Air and Space Museum, Relocate Office of Protection Services Break Room (8 sheets)

Oversize

907105, Museum Support Center, Greenhouse (25 sheets)

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