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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-082

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1969-1990

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: 1969-1990
Quantity: 20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-082
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of project files for the renovation or improvement of facilities for various Smithsonian Institution buildings, particularly the construction of the Hirshhorn Museum building. Materials include blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, payroll sheets, progress and inspection reports, and photographs. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Building, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, Silver Hill Facility, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support Center, Anacostia Museum, the National Mall, and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of project files for the renovation or improvement of facilities for various Smithsonian Institution buildings, particularly the construction of the Hirshhorn Museum building. Materials include blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, payroll sheets, progress and inspection reports, and photographs.

Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Building, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, Silver Hill Facility, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support Center, Anacostia Museum, the National Mall, and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-082, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

R83004 Museum of American History (MAH) - Water Pipe

Box 1 of 20

883013 MAH - A Nation of Nations (ANON) Exhibit

Box 1 of 20

893011 MAH - Book Storage

Box 1 of 20

8531137 Museum of Natural History (MNH) - Auto Data

Box 1 of 20

8631105 MNH - Library Phase 4/6

Box 1 of 20

8631114 MNH - North Entrance Rails Replacement

Box 1 of 20

8731101B MNH - Asbestos West Court

Box 1 of 20

883120 MNH - Associates Cafeteria

Box 1 of 20

8532117 Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle) (SIB) - Fire Protection Phase VI

Box 1 of 20

883307 Arts and Industries Building (A&I) - Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM) Renovation

Box 1 of 20

883314B A&I - Northeast Range Asbestos Removal

Box 1 of 20

883314B A&I - Northeast Offices

Box 1 of 20

8734113 American Art/Portrait Gallery (AAPG) - Fume Hood

Box 1 of 20

893402 AAPG - First Federal Congress Exhibit

Box 1 of 20

8535116 National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Skylight Rehabilitation

Box 1 of 20

8735122 NASM - Director's Lab

Box 1 of 20

Box 2

83505-B NASM - Education Resource Center

Box 2 of 20

8536105 Renwick Gallery - Fire Protection Phase II

Box 2 of 20

8536106 Renwick Gallery - Replacement of Cooling Tower

Box 2 of 20

8738101 Silver Hill Facility (SHF) - Safety Railing

Box 2 of 20

8738102 SHF - Security Vehicle Path

Box 2 of 20

883809 SHF - Film Storage

Box 2 of 20

883811 SHF - Site Repair

Box 2 of 20

8644109-B Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) - Instrument Shop Phase II

Box 2 of 20

86306 Smithsonian Quadrangle (SQ) - Jeweler's Eye Exhibit

Box 2 of 20

886307A SQ - Building Security

Box 2 of 20

896301 SQ - Timur/Princely Vision

Box 2 of 20

896311 SQ - Yani, The Brush of Innocence

Box 2 of 20

Box 3

16254 [Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Project] Warren-Ehret-Linch Co.

Box 3 of 20

16254 United Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.

Box 3 of 20

16254 Southern Plate Glass Co.

Box 3 of 20

16254 Reliance Drilling, Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Potomac Iron Works, Inc.

Box 3 of 20

16254 Ratrie & Robbins Schweizer, Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Robert Show Controls Co. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 John H. Hempshire, Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Priacci Construction Co., Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Mark Masonry Co., Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Lockwood Co., Inc., of Virginia (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Clifton D. Mayhew Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Hutchinson Brothers Excavating Co., Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

16254 Robert O. Linder, Inc. (Payrolls)

Box 3 of 20

Box 4

16254 Xerox Rental

Box 4 of 20

16254 D.C. Government and NCP Correspondence

Box 4 of 20

16254 Turnover Items (2 folders)

Box 4 of 20

16254 Technical and Design Correspondence - Hirshhorn

Box 4 of 20

16254 Beneficial Occupancy

Box 4 of 20

16254 Meetings

Box 4 of 20

16254 Shop Drawings (2 folders)

Box 4 of 20

16254 Samples

Box 4 of 20

16254 Test Reports and Certification

Box 4 of 20

16254 Approvals

Box 4 of 20

16254 PI Inspections (2 folders)

Box 4 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum File (Correspondence)

Box 4 of 20

16254 Architectural Concrete Aggregate Claim

Box 4 of 20

16254 Notes, Data, etc. Given to GAO on Hirshhorn

Box 4 of 20

16254 Sculpture Garden Negotiations

Box 4 of 20

16254 Architectural Concrete Finish

Box 4 of 20

16254 Temporarily - Hirshhorn

Box 4 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum JNB File

Box 4 of 20

16254 Reports

Box 4 of 20

16254 Photographs

Box 4 of 20

16254 Lawn Sprinkler System

Box 4 of 20

Box 5

16144 Johnson Service Company (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 P.O. and CH Richmond, VA (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 U.S. Post Office and CH-VA (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 U.S. and CT Richmond, VA (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 P.O. and CT (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16144 Binswanger Gov (Payroll) (2 folders)

Box 5 of 20

16144 Carolina Lightweight Concrete, Inc. (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16254 Foundation Piles (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16254 Maurice P. Foley & Co., Inc. (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16254 Leonardo Mariani Interior Drywall

Box 5 of 20

16254 Standard Art Marble & Tile Co., Inc. (Payroll)

Box 5 of 20

16254 Construction Joseph Hirshhorn (Payroll) (2 folders)

Box 5 of 20

Box 6

8731101 MNH - West Court Steam Station

Box 6 of 20

8231101 MNH - North Portal Modifications

Box 6 of 20

8633101 A&I - Exterior Renovation

Box 6 of 20

8433103 A&I - Fire Protection/Suppression System

Box 6 of 20

8433108 A&I - Protection II

Box 6 of 20

8533109 A&I - East Garden Security Lighting

Box 6 of 20

8735110 NASM - Lighting Fixtures

Box 6 of 20

8539102 Museum Support Center (MSC) - G1007 Fumigation Chamber Ventilation

Box 6 of 20

8545115 HMSG - Modifications to Existing Sprinkler System

Box 6 of 20

Box 7

Hirshhorn - Change Orders 1-81

Box 7 of 20

Box 8

Hirshhorn - Change Orders 82-137

Box 8 of 20

Box 9

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

16254 Concreate [Concrete] - Hirshhorn (2 folders)

Box 9 of 20

16254 Concreate [Concrete] - Placement Test

Box 9 of 20

16254 Concreate [Concrete] - Placement, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Concreate [Concrete] - Test Reports, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Concreate [Concrete] - Reports, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Mill Tests (Reinforcing Steel)

Box 9 of 20

16254 Cast in Place, Prestressed, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Architectural Precast Concreate [Concrete]

Box 9 of 20

16254 Masonry, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Stone, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Miscellaneous Metal, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Architectural Metal, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Woodwork, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Damp Membrane Water, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Elastic Membrane Waterproofing

Box 9 of 20

16254 Thermal Insulation, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Roof Insulation, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Roofing System, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Elastomeric Coating, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Sheet Metal, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Caulking and Sealing, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Hollow Metal, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Steel Rolling Updoor

Box 9 of 20

16254 Windows, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Glazing, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Window Wall Construction

Box 9 of 20

16254 Furring Lathing, Plastering, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Gypsum Wallboard System

Box 9 of 20

16254 Ceramic Tile, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Terrazzo, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Resilient Flooring, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

16254 Painting and Finishing, Hirshhorn

Box 9 of 20

Box 10

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

0231 Linder Pile Logs (Maddox)

Box 10 of 20

0231 Bethlehem Pile Test Reports

Box 10 of 20

0235 Foundation Piers (Caissons)

Box 10 of 20

0240 Shoring and Bracing

Box 10 of 20

0240 Photographs, Excavation (shoring-bracing)

Box 10 of 20

0231 Foundation Piles

Box 10 of 20

P1 (1) Final Inspections (2 folders)

Box 10 of 20

P7 Time Extensions, Hirshhorn

Box 10 of 20

P3 Time Extensions GS-03B - 16254

Box 10 of 20

P3 Progress Delay, Hirshhorn GS-033 16254

Box 10 of 20

P1 Final Inspections (Electrical)

Box 10 of 20

P1 Final Inspections (Mechanical)

Box 10 of 20

Fountaine, Raymond F. - Correspondence to and from

Box 10 of 20

Huber, Walter E. - Correspondence to and from

Box 10 of 20

Rupp, John B.

Box 10 of 20

AABC Test and Balance Report

Box 10 of 20

Hirshhorn - Mechanical and Fountain

Box 10 of 20

Box 11

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Appeal File 3995

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File 4022

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File - Sealing Duct Work 3452

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File - Piracci Construction 3477 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File - Pouring Core 3751

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File 3765

Box 11 of 20

Appeal File - Piracci Construction 3751

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3676

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3909

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3608

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3751

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3551

Box 11 of 20

Appeal Trial 3585

Box 11 of 20

Supplemental Folder 1A 16254

Box 11 of 20

Supplemental Folder 1A, 2, 3 16254

Box 11 of 20

Box 12

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

CE #47 Smith and Amendment #6, Architectural and Structural

Box 12 of 20

Hirshhorn Change Order 22

Box 12 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum - Sculpture 16254

Box 12 of 20

Mechanical and Excavation Work, CE #47

Box 12 of 20

Hirshhorn Change Order #22 (Architectural Plans)

Box 12 of 20

Blueprints - Foundations

Box 12 of 20

Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden 16254

Box 12 of 20

Payments 1-9, 11-26, 1970-1972

Box 12 of 20

Photos Taken, March 30, 1971

Box 12 of 20

Photos Taken of Garden

Box 12 of 20

Box 13

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Otis Elevator

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll 162

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll 195

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll 1

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll 2

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll 72

Box 13 of 20

16254 Hirshhorn Museum - Payroll, unchecked

Box 13 of 20

Box 14

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Filing Guide

Box 14 of 20

Administration, Hirshhorn GS-03B 16254

Box 14 of 20

Pending Change Orders 16254

Box 14 of 20

Weekly Sheet - GAO Survey

Box 14 of 20

Status Report Sheet, Special Projects

Box 14 of 20

Administration, Hirshhorn 16075

Box 14 of 20

Congressionals 16254

Box 14 of 20

A1-10 Freedom of Information 16254

Box 14 of 20

A-2 Funds, Hirshhorn - GS3B 16254

Box 14 of 20

A-2 Funds 16254 (2 folders)

Box 14 of 20

A4-1 Payrolls 1254 (2 folders)

Box 14 of 20

A-6 AE Contract Payment 16254

Box 14 of 20

Special Conditions 0110-1

Box 14 of 20

Construction 0115

Box 14 of 20

Special Condition 0115

Box 14 of 20

CPM 0110

Box 14 of 20

Foundation Piles 16254

Box 14 of 20

Earthwork 16254

Box 14 of 20

Pile Driving Logs 16254 (2 folders)

Box 14 of 20

Foundation Piles 02312

Box 14 of 20

Driving Logs 16254

Box 14 of 20

Pile Driving Log No. 1 16254

Box 14 of 20

Foundation Piers (Caissons) 16254

Box 14 of 20

Shoring and Bracing 0240

Box 14 of 20

Gravel Pavement 16254

Box 14 of 20

Lawn Sprinkler 16254

Box 14 of 20

A-4 Compliance, Hirshhorn

Box 14 of 20

A-4-2 Equal Employment Opportunity, Hirshhorn

Box 14 of 20

Box 15

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Piracci Construction Company, Inc. 16254 No. 1

Box 15 of 20

Unchecked Payrolls, Byorick, Inc. 16254

Box 15 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum 16254

Box 15 of 20

Joseph Hirshhorn Museum 16254

Box 15 of 20

Piracci Construction Company, Inc. 16254

Box 15 of 20

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum 16254

Box 15 of 20

T. Farrell Company, Inc. 16254

Box 15 of 20

Baltimore Sealing Company 16254

Box 15 of 20

Box 16

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

A-6 AE Correspondence GS-03B 16254 (3 folders)

Box 16 of 20

A-7 Smithsonian Correspondence, National Air and Space Museum

Box 16 of 20

A-8 Safety, Hirshhorn GS-03-B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9 Purchase Orders, Hirshhorn, Concreate [Concrete] Testing GS03-B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9 Pile Driving Logs GS-03B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9#3 Pile Driving Inspection Test GS-03B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9#4 Ambric Testing GS-03B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9#5 Ambric Testing GS-03B 16254

Box 16 of 20

A-9 Ambric Testing GS-03B 16254 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 20

Box 17

8246104 Anacostia Museum (2 folders)

Box 17 of 20

8663112 Quadrangle Building

Box 17 of 20

8763011 Quadrangle Building

Box 17 of 20

8770105/6 National Mall

Box 17 of 20

8650103 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Box 17 of 20

8763102 Quadrangle Building

Box 17 of 20

8470102 National Mall

Box 17 of 20

Box 18

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture GS-03B 16075

Box 18 of 20

Correspondence GS-03B 16254 (11 folders)

Box 18 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum A-1

Box 18 of 20

Box 19

Daily Diary - Hirshhorn Museum (12 folders)

Box 19 of 20

Box 20

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden - GS03B 16254

0991 Special Coating

Box 20 of 20

1001 Bumpers

Box 20 of 20

1018 Ceiling Hung Plumbing Ends

Box 20 of 20

1081 Metal Specialists

Box 20 of 20

1083 Fabric Paneling

Box 20 of 20

1386 Fountain Construction

Box 20 of 20

1420 Elevator

Box 20 of 20

1442 Adjustable Loading Ramps

Box 20 of 20

1460 Moving Stairways

Box 20 of 20

1500 Mechanical-Electrical - General

Box 20 of 20

1505 Plumbing

Box 20 of 20

1520 Fire Protection Sprinkler

Box 20 of 20

1530 Heating Apparatus

Box 20 of 20

1531 Underground Heat Distribution

Box 20 of 20

1580 Sheet Metal and Air Handling

Box 20 of 20

1582 A/C Refrigerator Water System

Box 20 of 20

1584 Temp Control System

Box 20 of 20

1586 Air Temp Balancing and Water

Box 20 of 20

1595 Thermal Insulation Mechanical

Box 20 of 20

1656 Comb. Watchman Tour and FA System

Box 20 of 20

1680 C8-1 Concrete Site

Box 20 of 20

0231 Pile Driving Inspection

Box 20 of 20

1683 Snow Melting System

Box 20 of 20

1690 Lighting Fixtures

Box 20 of 20

1620 Electrical Systems

Box 20 of 20

Sculpture Garden Change Order #22

Box 20 of 20

1605 Copies of Architectural Plans GS-03B 16257

Box 20 of 20