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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 89-092

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Plant Services

Assistant Director's Records, 1965-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Plant Services
Title: Assistant Director's Records
Dates: 1965-1986
Quantity: 9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 89-092
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of fiscal year budgetary/estimate reports, museum maintenance operation attendants, blueprints and drawings, overtime sheets, promotions and awards/personnel actions, museum exhibit records, correspondence, memoranda, fiscal year employment plans, and construction records pertaining to museum(s) repairs. Museums, buildings and events documented in this collection include: the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), the National Collection Fine Arts (later the National Museum of American Art) and National Portrait Gallery building, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Renwick Gallery, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), the Mount Hopkins Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the National Mall, the Folklife Festival, the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Freer Gallery of Art, the Anacostia Museum, the National Museum of African Art, the Silver Hill Facility, the Museum Support Center, the Old Post Office building, the Quadrangle Complex, the Barney Studio House, the Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the Arts and Industries Building, Presidential inaugurations, the Smithsonian Institution Building, and miscellaneous locations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of fiscal year budgetary/estimate reports, museum maintenance operation attendants, blueprints and drawings, museum exhibit records, correspondence, memoranda, fiscal year employment plans, and construction records pertaining to museum repairs.

Museums, buildings and events documented in this collection include: the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), the National Collection Fine Arts (later the National Museum of American Art) and National Portrait Gallery building, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Renwick Gallery, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), the Mount Hopkins Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the National Mall, the Folklife Festival, the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Freer Gallery of Art, the Anacostia Museum, the National Museum of African Art, the Silver Hill Facility, the Museum Support Center, the Old Post Office building, the Quadrangle Complex, the Barney Studio House, the Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the Arts and Industries Building, Presidential inaugurations, the Smithsonian Institution Building, and miscellaneous locations.

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Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-092, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Plant Services, Assistant Director's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Union Affairs

Box 1 of 10

Contract Collective Bargain

Box 1 of 10

Bureau of Business Practice

Box 1 of 10

Organization

Box 1 of 10

Stock Inventory

Box 1 of 10

Budget/General

Box 1 of 10

Reimbursement to Craft Services Division

Box 1 of 10

Reimbursables

Box 1 of 10

Non-Reimbursed Cost

Box 1 of 10

Budget Estimates, FY 1976

Box 1 of 10

Budget Estimates, FY 1976-FY 1977

Box 1 of 10

PMAS Semi-Annual Report

Box 1 of 10

Preventive Maintenance

Box 1 of 10

Electrical Equipment - PM Contracts

Box 1 of 10

Electrical High & Low Voltage

Box 1 of 10

Steam

Box 1 of 10

Stanwick Corporation

Box 1 of 10

PEPCO

Box 1 of 10

Parking for Shop Individual

Box 1 of 10

Inspections Reports

Box 1 of 10

Elevators

Box 1 of 10

APPA (Association of Physical Plant Administrators) Correspondence

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

FY 1981 Budget

Box 2 of 10

FY 1983 Budget

Box 2 of 10

FY 1984 Budget Call (Projects for 1985-1988)

Box 2 of 10

FY 1985 Budget Call (Projects for 1985-1989)

Box 2 of 10

Rent, Communications & Utility Cost

Box 2 of 10

Five-Year Prospectus, FY 1986-FY 1990

Box 2 of 10

High Priority Programs

Box 2 of 10

Annual Orders/Blanket Purchase

Box 2 of 10

FY 1985 Federal & FY 1984 Trust Budget

Box 2 of 10

Funding Automation Requirements

Box 2 of 10

Utilities Operation Division Equipment Needs

Box 2 of 10

GSA Store Shopping List

Box 2 of 10

ZBB (Zero-Based Budgeting), FY 1982

Box 2 of 10

ZBB Budget, 1983-1986

Box 2 of 10

Operations

Box 2 of 10

General

Box 2 of 10

Electric Shop

Box 2 of 10

Reballasting

Box 2 of 10

Utilities Operations

Box 2 of 10

Energy Conservation - NBS

Box 2 of 10

Energy Conservation 4301A

Box 2 of 10

Energy Conservation 4301B

Box 2 of 10

Energy Task Force (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Domestic Hot Water Systems

Box 2 of 10

EMCS - ODC (Office of Design and Construction) #8370107 (National Mall)

Box 2 of 10

Energy Conservation 4301F

Box 2 of 10

PEPCO v. IBM Energy Readouts

Box 2 of 10

National Air and Space Museum

Box 2 of 10

History and Technology

Box 2 of 10

National Museum of Natural History

Box 2 of 10

Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery

Box 2 of 10

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Box 2 of 10

PEPCO - Electricity

Box 2 of 10

Prevention Maintenance

Box 2 of 10

Task Force Phone Log

Box 2 of 10

Repair

Box 2 of 10

Electrical Equipment

Box 2 of 10

Electrical Equipment (H & L Vol.)

Box 2 of 10

Steam Conservation

Box 2 of 10

Steam Shutdowns

Box 2 of 10

Stanwick, FY 1984 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Stanwick Corporation (PM FY 1981)

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery

Box 3 of 10

Renwick

Box 3 of 10

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies

Box 3 of 10

Pension Building

Box 3 of 10

Tariff Building

Box 3 of 10

Lansburgh Building

Box 3 of 10

Mount Hopkins Observatory

Box 3 of 10

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Box 3 of 10

Folklife Festival, 1978

Box 3 of 10

Folklife Festival

Box 3 of 10

Bicentennial

Box 3 of 10

Nation of Nations - Museum of History and Technology

Box 3 of 10

Special Events

Box 3 of 10

Special Events Memos

Box 3 of 10

Audio Visual (Equipment & Training)

Box 3 of 10

Smithsonian Science Information Exchange

Box 3 of 10

On Board Strength, FY 1975

Box 3 of 10

On Board Strength, FY 1976

Box 3 of 10

Equal Employment Opportunity Correspondence

Box 3 of 10

Suggestions

Box 3 of 10

Health and Safety

Box 3 of 10

Correspondence from Wells, 1976 & 1977

Box 3 of 10

Correspondence to Wells, 1976 & 1977

Box 3 of 10

Correspondence from other people, 1976 & 1977

Box 3 of 10

Equipment Monitoring

Box 3 of 10

Office of Plant Services (OPlantS) Monthly Status Report

Box 3 of 10

Environmental Control/Energy Study in Natural History Building

Box 3 of 10

Natural History Building East Court

Box 3 of 10

Natural History Building West Court Expansion

Box 3 of 10

SEM-LAB (Scanning Electron Microscope/Microprobe Lab) Natural History Building, East Court Natural History Building

Box 3 of 10

Coral Reef

Box 3 of 10

North Hall Renovation

Box 3 of 10

West Wing Roof Natural History Building

Box 3 of 10

Mech-Con Corp., Operating & Maintenance Manual

Box 3 of 10

Hirshhorn Museum

Box 3 of 10

Computer Systems

Box 3 of 10

Barney House

Box 3 of 10

Cooper Hewitt and Miller House

Box 3 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Museum Air conditioning Condenser

Box 3 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Electrical Problems

Box 3 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Museums - Window Cases for Wine Exhibit

Box 3 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Air Conditioning Units

Box 3 of 10

National Air & Space

Box 3 of 10

Freer

Box 3 of 10

York Turbo Modulator

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Anacostia Museum

Box 4 of 10

Museum of African Art

Box 4 of 10

Silver Hill

Box 4 of 10

Silver Hill Building 24

Box 4 of 10

Electronic System USA Inc.

Box 4 of 10

Delta 1000 Maintenance Proposal

Box 4 of 10

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies

Box 4 of 10

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Box 4 of 10

American Art/Portrait Gallery Refrigeration Machine

Box 4 of 10

American Art/Portrait Gallery Asbestos

Box 4 of 10

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Master Plan - Phase 1 Final Report File

Box 4 of 10

Museum Support Center

Box 4 of 10

Renwick

Box 4 of 10

American Art

Box 4 of 10

Museum Support Center (MSC) Punch List Meetings

Box 4 of 10

Museum Support Center, February 10, 1983

Box 4 of 10

Smithsonian Science Information Exchange

Box 4 of 10

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Box 4 of 10

Tariff Building/Old Post Office

Box 4 of 10

Camp Simms

Box 4 of 10

South Quadrangle

Box 4 of 10

Accident Reports

Box 4 of 10

Organization

Box 4 of 10

1111 North Capitol (Smithsonian Institution Service Center - SISC)

Box 4 of 10

Annual Report Craft Services Division

Box 4 of 10

Reorganization

Box 4 of 10

1983 Craft Services Division Reorganization

Box 4 of 10

Policy

Box 4 of 10

Special Events

Box 4 of 10

Folklife Festival

Box 4 of 10

Building Managers General

Box 4 of 10

Programs and Activities

Box 4 of 10

New Building File

Box 4 of 10

Fox House (New York)

Box 4 of 10

Union Station Post Office

Box 4 of 10

Perpetual Building

Box 4 of 10

PEPCO Building at 999 E St. NW

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

South Quadrangle Submittals (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

South Quadrangle - AC - RF

Box 5 of 10

Case Report to Office of Protection Services (OPS)

Box 5 of 10

Zero Base Budget (1979)

Box 5 of 10

Report on Craft Services Division

Box 5 of 10

Budget, FY 1979 (Long Range)

Box 5 of 10

FY 1978 Budget

Box 5 of 10

FY 1979 Budget

Box 5 of 10

ZBB - FY 1980

Box 5 of 10

Budget Working Papers, FY 1979

Box 5 of 10

Physical Inventory

Box 5 of 10

Renovation & Reconstruction

Box 5 of 10

Operations

Box 5 of 10

General

Box 5 of 10

Library

Box 5 of 10

Shut Downs

Box 5 of 10

Craft Services Division - General

Box 5 of 10

Relamping

Box 5 of 10

Electric Shop

Box 5 of 10

Machine Shop

Box 5 of 10

RACHER Shop

Box 5 of 10

Sheetmetal Shop

Box 5 of 10

Arts and Industries Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

Fine Arts/Portrait Gallery Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

Freer Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

Museum of History and Technology Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

National Air and Space Museum Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

Natural History Building Manager

Box 5 of 10

Renwick

Box 5 of 10

Smithsonian Institution

Box 5 of 10

Utilities Operation - General

Box 5 of 10

Energy Conservation Books

Box 5 of 10

Energy Conservation

Box 5 of 10

PMAS

Box 5 of 10

E. G. - National Bureau

Box 5 of 10

Water Conservation

Box 5 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Building Barn Owls

Box 5 of 10

Suggestions, 1965 - 1969

Box 5 of 10

Silver Hill, 1968 - 1969

Box 5 of 10

1111 North Capitol Street (SISC)

Box 5 of 10

Silver Hill Painting

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

Special Events, 1966 - 1969

Box 6 of 10

Special Events, 1970-1974

Box 6 of 10

1242 24th Street

Box 6 of 10

Work on Mall

Box 6 of 10

Contracts

Box 6 of 10

Budget Estimates, FY 1977

Box 6 of 10

Budgetary Requirements

Box 6 of 10

Budget Allocation

Box 6 of 10

Employment Plan, FY 1976

Box 6 of 10

Expenditure/Control of Resources

Box 6 of 10

Communications & Transportation

Box 6 of 10

Communications

Box 6 of 10

Smithsonian Institution

Box 6 of 10

Natural History Building

Box 6 of 10

Hirshhorn

Box 6 of 10

Freer

Box 6 of 10

General

Box 6 of 10

Forms 52's justification

Box 6 of 10

Training and Sales Material

Box 6 of 10

Upward Mobility Program

Box 6 of 10

Functions Statements

Box 6 of 10

Publications

Box 6 of 10

Support Services (MR)

Box 6 of 10

OPlantS Monthly Status

Box 6 of 10

Quarterly Reports - Agenda Office

Box 6 of 10

Reorganization

Box 6 of 10

Operations Organizational Statements

Box 6 of 10

Policy

Box 6 of 10

Policy on Painting

Box 6 of 10

OPlantS Handbook

Box 6 of 10

Complaints

Box 6 of 10

Uniforms & Safety Shoes

Box 6 of 10

Plans MBO

Box 6 of 10

Management by Objectives

Box 6 of 10

Procedures, OM's (Office Memoranda) and Announcements

Box 6 of 10

OPlantS Supply Procedure

Box 6 of 10

Sample Letters

Box 6 of 10

Service Tickets

Box 6 of 10

IBM System 7 - Power Management

Box 6 of 10

Facilities Monitoring (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

Power Monitoring

Box 7 of 10

HVAC Systems

Box 7 of 10

Minutes of Miscellaneous Meetings

Box 7 of 10

Building Managers meeting

Box 7 of 10

Minutes of Arts and Industries Building Coordinators Meetings

Box 7 of 10

Craft Services Division Branch Chief Meetings

Box 7 of 10

Conference of Administrative Office

Box 7 of 10

Security/Safety

Box 7 of 10

Union Safety Rules

Box 7 of 10

Blueprints and Drawings

Box 7 of 10

Read File - Folklife

Box 7 of 10

Tunnels and Trenches - Photographs

Box 7 of 10

Shut-Down - 1969

Box 7 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Building - 1965-1969

Box 7 of 10

Drawing Status

Box 7 of 10

Union Affairs

Box 7 of 10

Commendations

Box 7 of 10

Guidelines for Accessibility for Disabled Persons

Box 7 of 10

Commendation Letters, 1986-1987

Box 7 of 10

Commendations, 1984

Box 7 of 10

Revisions

Box 7 of 10

Quarterly Meeting

Box 7 of 10

Inaugural Ball - 1980

Box 7 of 10

Inaugural - 1985

Box 7 of 10

Reporting Operating Outages - Complaints - Emergencies

Box 7 of 10

Syntrex Diskette File

Box 7 of 10

Thank you notes

Box 7 of 10

General File

Box 7 of 10

Essential Personnel File - 1983

Box 7 of 10

Objective Progress Report

Box 7 of 10

Office of Plant Services Monthly Report - 1985 (2 folder)

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

Craft Services Division Library

Box 8 of 10

Functional Statements

Box 8 of 10

Building Statement of Goals

Box 8 of 10

Museum Support Facilities (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Office of Design and Construction Special Conditions

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Building

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Lighting

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Roof

Box 8 of 10

South Garden

Box 8 of 10

Riggs Bank

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Building

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Building Access and Egress Plan

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Building Roof and Facade Rehabilitation, April 1980

Box 8 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Building

Box 8 of 10

Arts and Industries Building Operable Lights - Drawings

Box 8 of 10

Museum of American History

Box 8 of 10

American History (12 ACU's)

Box 8 of 10

Museum of American History Shop Drawings File

Box 8 of 10

Star Spangle Banner

Box 8 of 10

HVAC 8030135 - Museum of History and Technology (Museum of American History)

Box 8 of 10

American History - Musical Instruments Hall

Box 8 of 10

Museum of American History - Roofs and Terraces

Box 8 of 10

Cooling Tower Replacement, National Museum of American History

Box 8 of 10

Smithsonian Institution, Museum of History and Technology, Fire Protection Upgrade, Marked Up Specification, August 7, 1980

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of History and Technology, Fire Protection Compartmentation Concept Study

Box 8 of 10

American History Health Unit

Box 8 of 10

American History Cafeteria

Box 8 of 10

Natural History

Box 8 of 10

Kal-Wall Natural History Building

Box 8 of 10

Museum of History and Technology, Fire Protection, Master Plan, Appendix C, Fire Defense Audit

Box 8 of 10

Museum of History and Technology, Fire Protection Master Plan

Box 8 of 10

Museum of History and Technology, Fire Protection Upgrade, Preliminary Cost Estimate and HVAC Calculations, 8/7/1980

Box 8 of 10

Budgetary Information (Charts)

Box 8 of 10

Budgetary Information - FY 1967-FY 1969 (1966-1967)

Box 8 of 10

Budgetary Information - FY 1969-FY 1970 (1968-1969)

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

SI/South Yard Development - Specification Index

Box 9 of 10

Report - (1967-1969) - Annual Quarter Process

Box 9 of 10

Renwick Gallery

Box 9 of 10

Ripley's House - 1969

Box 9 of 10

Reorganization Information - FY 1975

Box 9 of 10

Arts and Industries - (1966-1968)

Box 9 of 10

Arts and Industries - (1971-1974)

Box 9 of 10

Barney House - 1968

Box 9 of 10

Hirshhorn - (1968-1969)

Box 9 of 10

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Box 9 of 10

History and Technology

Box 9 of 10

Museum History and Technology - (1965-1967)

Box 9 of 10

Museum History and Technology - (1968-1969)

Box 9 of 10

Museum of History and Technology Floor Plans

Box 9 of 10

Java Farms

Box 9 of 10

Lamont - (1965-1967)

Box 9 of 10

Natural History Building - (1967-1969)

Box 9 of 10

A & C - (1965-1967)

Box 9 of 10

A & C - (1968-1969)

Box 9 of 10

Space Needs

Box 9 of 10

Museum Support Facilities

Box 9 of 10

Exhibits Support

Box 9 of 10

South Yard Development

Box 9 of 10

Fire Protection

Box 9 of 10

New Construction

Box 9 of 10

Commons

Box 9 of 10

A/C Renovation South Group

Box 9 of 10

Electrical Circuits (A/C)

Box 9 of 10

Facilities, Repairs and Improvements

Box 9 of 10

Arts and Industries Building

Box 9 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Building

Box 9 of 10

History and Technology (2 folders)

Box 9 of 10

Dibner Library - Museum of History and Technology

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

Natural History

Box 10 of 10

Natural History Building Exhibit Glass

Box 10 of 10

Hirshhorn Museum

Box 10 of 10

Barney House

Box 10 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Museum and Miller House

Box 10 of 10

National Air and Space Museum

Box 10 of 10