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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-114

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, circa 1970-1990

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: circa 1970-1990
Quantity: 13.4 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (10 oversize document boxes) (5 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 91-114
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records are a continuation of accession 91-082 and consist of project files documenting the renovation or improvement of facilities for the Smithsonian Institution museums. Materials include blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence (primarily with contractors), payroll sheets, estimates, progress and inspection reports, photographs, and construction requests for extensions. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art, Silver Hill Facility, Museum Support Center, the National Mall, General Post Office Building, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Quadrangle Building, Arts and Industries Building, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and miscellaneous locations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession is a continuation of Accession 91-082 and consists of project files documenting the renovation or improvement of facilities for the Smithsonian museums. These records include blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence (primarily with contractors), payroll sheets, estimates, progress and inspection reports, photographs, and construction requests for extensions.

Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art, Silver Hill Facility, Museum Support Center, the National Mall, General Post Office Building, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Quadrangle Building, Arts and Industries Building, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and miscellaneous locations.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-114, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG)

Pending

Box 1 of 20

CE156 Fountain Finish, Hirshhorn 16254 (see also 1386)

Box 1 of 20

CO22 Acceptance, Confirmation, Finding of Fact, Record of Negotiations, Certificate of C&P Data - Sculpture Garden 16254

Box 1 of 20

CE47/CE47A/CO22

Box 1 of 20

CE3 Cancelled

Box 1 of 20

CE47A/CO22

Box 1 of 20

CE25 Hirshhorn 16254

Box 1 of 20

CE25 Scale Model BCA 3477

Box 1 of 20

CE Rea. 82 Steel Lintels for Mech. Openings in Masonry Walls (Docket 3585)

Box 1 of 20

CE85 Claim for Universal Form Delay (Docket 3447)

Box 1 of 20

CE99 Claim for Damages Due to Hurricane Agnes

Box 1 of 20

CE119 Contr. Request for Extension of Time Due to Inclement Weather

Box 1 of 20

CE121 Claim Rearranging Ductwork and Linear Diff. Users Serving Auditorium

Box 1 of 20

CE122 Request for Extension of Time (Roofers and Waterproofers Strike)

Box 1 of 20

CE130 Claim re Redesign Required Due to Core III Duct Conflicts

Box 1 of 20

CE25 Scale Model

Box 1 of 20

Docket 3477 Supplement

Box 1 of 20

CE134

Box 1 of 20

CE140 Claim Due to Changes in Panel Thickness and Panel Supports

Box 1 of 20

CE150 Claim for Installing Re-steel in Center Portion of Circular Foundation

Box 1 of 20

CE151 Claim for 2 Day Extension of Time Due to Delay in Installing Resilient Flooring

Box 1 of 20

CE47/CO22 Relocation of Sculpture Garden

Box 1 of 20

CE153 Claim for Additional Concrete Test Work 16254

Box 1 of 20

CE154 Claim for "Resequencing Concrete Pours"

Box 1 of 20

CE155 Fabrication and Installation of 13 Volume Dampers

Box 1 of 20

CE47/CO22 Request for Audit and Original Proposal, PCC

Box 1 of 20

Docket 3477 GS03B-16254

Box 1 of 20

CE500 10 Ton Re-steel Allowance (all used up)

Box 1 of 20

CO22 Removal of Pipe, Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden

Box 1 of 20

CE92 Correcting Conflicts between Post-Tens. Tendons and Main Core Col. Reinforced Steel 3751

Box 1 of 20

Total Contract Summary

Box 1 of 20

Piracci Construction Company

Box 1 of 20

Potomac Iron Works

Box 1 of 20

Ratrie, Robbins and Schweizer

Box 1 of 20

Piracci Construction Company (Commission)

Box 1 of 20

CPM Quantity Surveyors

Box 1 of 20

R.A. Weaver and Association

Box 1 of 20

Maryland Sandblasting (Revised Sculpture Garden)

Box 1 of 20

Metal Trims Industries

Box 1 of 20

T Fanell Company

Box 1 of 20

Maurice P. Foley

Box 1 of 20

Yorrick, Inc.

Box 1 of 20

Capital Steel Corp.

Box 1 of 20

Millstone Erectors

Box 1 of 20

Swenson Grants

Box 1 of 20

Exposaic Industries

Box 1 of 20

Rudolph and West

Box 1 of 20

Mayhew Painting

Box 1 of 20

Commercial Roofing and Sheet Metal

Box 1 of 20

Truland Corporation

Box 1 of 20

Mark Masonry

Box 1 of 20

Hutchison Brothers Excavating Co., Inc.

Box 1 of 20

W.G. Burton

Box 1 of 20

Box 2

Payment 27, July 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 28, August 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 29, September 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 30, October 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 31, November 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 32, December 1972

Box 2 of 20

Payment 33, January 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 34, February 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 35, March 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 36, April 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 37, May 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 38, June 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 39, July 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 40, August 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 41, September 1973 (Supplemental)

Box 2 of 20

Payment 42, September 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 43, October 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 44, November 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 45, December 1973

Box 2 of 20

Payment 46, January 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 47, February 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 48, March 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 49, April 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 50, May 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 51, June 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 52, July 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 53, August 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment 54, September 1974

Box 2 of 20

Payment

Box 2 of 20

General Correspondence, 1973

Box 2 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

Box 2 of 20

General Correspondence (3 folders)

Box 2 of 20

Box 3

Miscellaneous Locations

ODC Project No. 890014: Soundproofing of Business Management Office (BMO) Conference Room

Box 3 of 20

National Museum of American History (NMAH)

ODC Project No. 8330104: 4th and 5th Floor Windows, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 8430130: Public Address System, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 8430130: Public Address System, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. R8730105: CB064 Asbestos Abatement, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

ODC Project No. 8531137: Automatic Data Processing Unit, NMNH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 8631105: SI Library Renovation Phases 4 & 6

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 8631105: SI Library Renovation Phases 4 & 6

Box 3 of 20

Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB - Castle)

ODC Project No. 8732110: Flag Tower Roof Renovation, SIB

Box 3 of 20

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

ODC Project No. 8333104: 5th Floor Penthouse Replacement, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 883314A: Centennial Exhibits / Office / Storage, NMAH

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 883314A: Period Doors / Amendment

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 893305: Exterior Painting Windows, A&I (Specs and Drawings)

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 893305: Window Problems, A&I

Box 3 of 20

ODC Project No. 893313: OMP Office Renovation, A&I

Box 3 of 20

Box 4

American Art and Portrait Gallery (AAPG)

ODC Project No. 903401: NPG Presidential Exhibit Oliphant, AAPG

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 903402: Training the Hand and Eye Exhibit, AAPG

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 903407: Kiosk for Irving Penn Master Images, AAPG

Box 4 of 20

National Air and Space Museum (NASM)

ODC Project No. 7635419: Delta Solar, NASM

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 8435132: Rehabilitation of Emergency Exit Doors, NASM

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 8635108: Terrace Repaving, NASM

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 8635108: Terrace Repaving, NASM

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 903502: Reconfiguring of Administrative Offices, NASM

Box 4 of 20

Renwick Gallery

ODC Project No. 893604: Facade Repairs, Renwick Gallery

Box 4 of 20

ODC Project No. 893604: Facade Repairs, Renwick Gallery (Specs and Drawings)

Box 4 of 20

Box 5

ODC Project No. 903602: New American Furniture Exhibit, Renwick Gallery

Box 5 of 20

Freer Gallery of Art (FGA)

ODC Project No. 8637015: Collection Relocation to Galleries, FGA

Box 5 of 20

Silver Hill Facility (SHF)

ODC Project No. 8538105: Roof Repairs Buildings 7, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, SHF

Box 5 of 20

ODC Project No. 8538105: Roof Repairs Buildings 7, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, SHF

Box 5 of 20

ODC Project No. 8538105: Roof Repairs Buildings 7, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, SHF (2 folders)

Box 5 of 20

Museum Support Center

ODC Project No. 8339109: Museum Support Center

Box 5 of 20

National Mall

ODC Project No. 8670104: Open Term Asbestos Abatement, Miscellaneous Projects

Box 5 of 20

ODC Project No. 8670104: Open Term Asbestos Abatement, Miscellaneous Projects

Box 5 of 20

General Post Office Building

ODC Project No. 887301: Replace Steam Station Equipment, Tariff Building

Box 5 of 20

L'Enfant Plaza Offices

ODC Project No. 897501: OEMS Relocation 4th Floor

Box 5 of 20

ODC Project No. 897506: 4th Floor Leased Area, SNAP

Box 5 of 20

Box 6

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

ODC Project No. 8344108: Fire Protection and Emergency Lighting, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8344117: Erosion Control Main Gate Culverts, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8644106: Discovery Room Construction, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8644109: Lab Addition Phase I, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8644109: Instrument Shop Phase II, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8644109: Instrument Shop Phase II, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8644109: Instrument Shop Phase II, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 8744101: Miscellaneous Fire Protection, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 884403: Emergency Power Study, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 894401: NE Silo Ladder and Roof Repairs, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 894402: Road Improvements, SERC

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 894403: Emergency Power Study, SERC

Box 6 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

ODC Project No. 894514: Keith Sonnier Exhibit, HMSG

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 894517: Francis Bacon Exhibit, HMSG

Box 6 of 20

ODC Project No. 904506: Ilya Kabakov Exhibit, HMSG

Box 6 of 20

Box 7

Quadrangle Building (SQ)

ODC Project No. 8663000: Visual and Audio Communication System, SQ (3 folders)

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 8563103: Security Room Equipment Layout, SQ

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 886314: Registration and Conservation Areas, NMAfA

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 896317: R.A.P. Missing Furniture, SQ

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 896320: Selections from the Islamic Collection, SQ

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 896323: SITES New Office Enclosure

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 896325: Yoruba Exhibit

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 906304: Relocation of Security Hardware, AMSG

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 906305: South Gallery Renovation, SQ

Box 7 of 20

ODC Project No. 906318: Stone Plinth Bust S. Dillon Ripley

Box 7 of 20

Box 8

National Museum of American History

ODC Project No. 8230119: Security Office Relocation, NMAH

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8530121: Constitution Show Mezzanine Phase IA, NMAH

Box 8 of 20

Quadrangle Building

ODC Project No. E86304: BAMUM, SQ

Box 8 of 20

National Museum of American History

ODC Project No. 8630112: Fire Protection Phase V, NMAH

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8730111: Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8730129: Ceremonial Court Exhibit

Box 8 of 20

National Museum of Natural History

ODC Project No. 8531121: Upgrading Existing Cooling Tower, NMNH

Box 8 of 20

Arts and Industries Building (A&I)

ODC Project No. 8633109: Replace HVAC System OIRM, A&I

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8733106: National Science Resource Center, A&I

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8733111: Relocation of Benefits Office OPERSA, A&I

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 8733119: Relocation of Joseph Henry Papers, A&I

Box 8 of 20

American Art and Portrait Gallery

ODC Project No. 8534121: Fire Protection Phase II, AAPG

Box 8 of 20

ODC Project No. 883418: On the Air Exhibit, AAPG

Box 8 of 20

Box 9

Renwick Gallery

ODC Project No. 8236103: Renwick Sprinkler (Drawings)

Box 9 of 20

Silver Hill Facility

ODC Project No. 8438102: Building 19, SHF, No. FC-701985

Box 9 of 20

Miscellaneous Locations

ODC Project No. 83411: Modifications to Galleries 3D, E, F, No. FC-803592

Box 9 of 20

Box 10

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

ODC Project No. 8644108: Boat Dock, SERC, No. FC-801804

Box 10 of 20

Cooper-Hewitt Museum

ODC Project No. 8548128: Asbestos Abatement, No. FC-702974

Box 10 of 20

Quadrangle Building

ODC Project No. 8663111A: Tropical Rainforest Misc., No. BL-870430

Box 10 of 20

ODC Project No. E86305: Shoowa Design, AfA/SQ, No. FC-803852

Box 10 of 20

ODC Project No. 886311: Sokaria Exhibit, SQ, No. FC-807171

Box 10 of 20

Box 11

American Art and Portrait Gallery

ODC Project No. 8534121: Fire Protection Phase II, AAPG (7 pages)

Box 11 of 20

ODC Project No. R8634142: Fire Protection Phase III, AAPG (9 pages)

Box 11 of 20

Box 12

Arts and Industries Building (A&I)

ODC Project No. 903313: OMP Office Renovation, A&I (1 page)

Box 12 of 20

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

ODC Project No. R894508: Lower Level Gallery, HMSG (9 pages)

Box 12 of 20

Smithsonian Institution Building

ODC Project No. 8632115: Fire Protection Implementation Phase VII, SIB (18 pages)

Box 12 of 20

Box 13

National Air and Space Museum

ODC Project No. 8735101: Fire Alarm System, NASM (1 page)

Box 13 of 20

Silver Hill Facility

ODC Project No. 8738101: Safety Railings for Buildings 15, 16, 18, 19 (2 pages)

Box 13 of 20

ODC Project No. 8738102: Lightweight Security Vehicle Path, Silver Hill Facility (2 pages)

Box 13 of 20

ODC Project No. 893804: Tire Storage Sprinkler System (1 page)

Box 13 of 20

National Museum of Natural History

ODC Project No. 8231126: SI Library Renovation Phase V (3 pages)

Box 13 of 20

Quadrangle Building

ODC Project No. 8463104: Quadrangle Signage (1 page)

Box 13 of 20

Box 14

National Air and Space Museum

ODC Project No. 903502: Reconfiguration of Administrative Offices, NASM (2 pages)

Box 14 of 20

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

ODC Project No. 8644108: Boat Dock Repair (1 page)

Box 14 of 20

ODC Project No. 894401: NE Silo Ladder and Railing

Box 14 of 20

National Air and Space Museum

ODC Project No. 8635108: Terrace Paving, NASM (2-18 of 18 pages)

Box 14 of 20

Box 15

ODC Project No. 8335143: Restaurant Addition As Built, NASM (1-19 and 26 of 26 pages)

Box 15 of 20

Arts and Industries Building

ODC Project No. 8733101: Sprinkler Enclosure for Sprinkler Piping, A&I (9 pages)

Box 15 of 20

Box 16

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

ODC Project No. 8744101: Miscellaneous Fire Protection (5 pages)

Box 16 of 20

National Mall

ODC Project No. 8470102: Mall Master Raceway System Phase 2 (3 pages)

Box 16 of 20

Box 17

Smithsonian Institution Building

ODC Project No. 8532117: Fire Protection Improvements Phase VI, SIB (4 pages)

Box 17 of 20

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

ODC Project No. R8544105: SERC Facilities Improvements, Sewage System

Box 17 of 20

Box 18

National Museum of American History

ODC Project No. 8330104: 4th Floor Roof & 5th Floor Window Replacements, NMAH

Box 18 of 20

Quadrangle Building

ODC Project No. 8763111: Gallery Doors, Corridor 2028, Sackler (1 page)

Box 18 of 20

ODC Project No. 8763111: Gallery Doors, Corridor 2013, Sackler (1 page)

Box 18 of 20

ODC Project No. 906304: General Gallery Work Phase II, Sackler (3 pages)

Box 18 of 20

ODC Project No. 906305: South Galleries, Sackler (5 pages)

Box 18 of 20

Box 19

Smithsonian Institution Building

ODC Project No. R883206: Fire Protection Phase VIII, SI Visitor Center (11 pages)

Box 19 of 20

Box 20

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

ODC Project No. 8644109: A&B Laboratory Addition, SERC (22 pages)

Box 20 of 20
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Shop Drawings, Renwick Gallery

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Facility Improvement

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ODC Project No. 8335143: National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Restaurant Addition

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ODC Project No. 8644109A: Lab Addition, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

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