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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 87-040

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, circa 1973-1985

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 1973-1985
Quantity: 7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 87-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of contracts, cost estimates, blueprints, correspondence, and reports pertaining to construction projects in Smithsonian facilities. Also included are budget (1981-1982), and administrative files, mostly pertaining to personnel. Museums and buildings include: Museum Support Center, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), Renwick Gallery, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Museum of American History, Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Mall, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of Natural History, Arts & Industries Building, and Quadrangle Building.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of contracts, cost estimates, blueprints, correspondence, and reports pertaining to construction projects in Smithsonian facilities. Also included are budget (1981-1982), and administrative files, mostly pertaining to personnel. Museums and buildings include: Museum Support Center, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), Renwick Gallery, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Museum of American History, Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Mall, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of Natural History, Arts & Industries Building, and Quadrangle Building.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-040, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

8339102 - 1983/84: Museum Support Center / Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL) Relocation

Box 1 of 8

8244101 - 1982/83: Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) Sprinkler System

Box 1 of 8

8244102 - 1981/82: CBCES Road Repairs

Box 1 of 8

8244104 - 1982: CBCES Water & Electric Lines to Field Garden

Box 1 of 8

8344101 - 1982: CBCES Smoke Detection System

Box 1 of 8

8344113 - 1983: CBCES Lab Building Flooring Repair

Box 1 of 8

8344105 - 1983: CBCES Insulation of Director's House

Box 1 of 8

8344107: CBCES Repairs to Director's House

Box 1 of 8

8344103: CBCES Modifications of Administrative Offices

Box 1 of 8

8244104: CBCES Water Distribution & Supply System

Box 1 of 8

8344102: CBCES Road Repair

Box 1 of 8

8344109 - 1982/83: CBCES Fireproofing Wall in Maintenance Building

Box 1 of 8

8236102 - 1981/83: Renwick Fire Protection

Box 1 of 8

8344111 - 1983: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Electric Service to Calf Barn

Box 1 of 8

8344112 - 1983: SERC Storage Area for Moisture Gauge

Box 1 of 8

8344108: SERC Fire Protection & Emergency Lighting

Box 1 of 8

8348131: Cooper-Hewitt Modification to Director's Restroom

Box 1 of 8

8348132 - 1983: Cooper-Hewitt Great Hall Lighting

Box 1 of 8

8348133 - 1983/84: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Roof

Box 1 of 8

8348135 - 1984: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Electrical Renovation

Box 1 of 8

7948118 - 1980/83: Cooper-Hewitt Paper Conservation Lab Fume Hood

Box 1 of 8

8348129: Cooper-Hewitt Modifications to Room 306

Box 1 of 8

8348130 - 1983: Cooper-Hewitt Exterior Lighting

Box 1 of 8

8146103: Inspection of Anacostia Center

Box 1 of 8

8348126 - 1984: Cooper-Hewitt Finished in Beauty Exhibition

Box 1 of 8

8348128 - 1983: Cooper-Hewitt Electrical Survey

Box 1 of 8

8348106 - 1983: Cooper-Hewitt Photography & Architecture Exhibition

Box 1 of 8

8344117 - 1984: SERC Erosion Control - Main Gate

Box 1 of 8

8339113 - 1983/84: Museum Support Center (MSC) Modifications to Lunch Room, Director's Suite

Box 1 of 8

8339114: MSC Modifications to Lunch Room, Director's Suite

Box 1 of 8

8339101 - 1982/83: MSC Index Table for Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Box 1 of 8

8339104: MSC Repairing Service Drive

Box 1 of 8

8339106 - 1983/84: MSC Signage

Box 1 of 8

8339107 - 1983/84: MSC Security System

Box 1 of 8

8339110 - 1983/84: MSC Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Offices Redesign

Box 1 of 8

8339112: MSC CAL New Furnishings

Box 1 of 8

8339111: MSC CAL New Furnishings

Box 1 of 8

8048113: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Facade

Box 1 of 8

8344115: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Facade

Box 1 of 8

8230131: National Museum of American History (NMAH) Health Unit Millwork

Box 1 of 8

8130114: NMAH Replacement Air Handling Units

Box 1 of 8

8146103: Anacostia Exhibition Lab Improvements

Box 1 of 8

Central Files 7539139 (M.S.C.) - 1980/83

7538139 MSC

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Response to Tentatives

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Special Conditions

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Initial Planning, 1973

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Overview

Box 1 of 8

GS-03B88963 Contract

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Summary of Requirements

Box 1 of 8

MSC

Box 1 of 8

MSC - Concept Submission Documents

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

7538139: MSC (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

7539139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7538139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7539139: MSC (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

7538139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7539139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7538139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7538139 & 7539139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7539139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

7538139: MSC

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

7538139: MSC (5 folders)

Box 3 of 8

7539139: MSC (3 folders)

Box 3 of 8

MSC Personnel, 1977-1981 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Budget, 1978-1979

Box 3 of 8

Budget, FY 1982

Box 3 of 8

FY 1988 General

Box 3 of 8

30100 - 1978/82: NMAH (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

32000 - 1978/84: Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

35100: National Air & Space Museum (NASM)

Box 4 of 8

34000: American Art & Portrait Gallery Building

Box 4 of 8

51100: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)

Box 4 of 8

A-E Selection Materials - 8070101 Mall Lighting

Box 4 of 8

General Information, 1978-1982

Box 4 of 8

50100: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), 1977-1983 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

MSC General

Box 4 of 8

8435119: NASM Modifications to Room 3300

Box 4 of 8

8239101: MSC Collection Storage System

Box 4 of 8

8439110: MSC Water Treatment & Storage

Box 4 of 8

8344108: SERC Fire Protection & Emergency Lighting

Box 4 of 8

8337102: Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) Fire Protection/Sprinkler System

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

8348101: Cooper-Hewitt Emergency Asbestos Removal

Box 5 of 8

8348135: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Electrical Renovation

Box 5 of 8

8348101: Cooper-Hewitt Miller House Facade

Box 5 of 8

8270102: NMAH Sidewalk Repairs

Box 5 of 8

8472102: Smithsonian Institution Service Center (SISC) Specimen Room Floor

Box 5 of 8

8130124: NMAH Waterproofing of 5th Floor Parapet

Box 5 of 8

8130144: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

8270102: Hirshhorn Plaza Repair (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

8130107: NMAH Photo Lab & Storage Room

Box 5 of 8

8235107: NASM Glass/Curtain Wall

Box 5 of 8

8331112: National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Paleo Hall Reconstruction

Box 5 of 8

8233103: Arts & Industries Building Exterior Restoration (4 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

8233103: Arts & Industries (A&I) Building Exterior Restoration

Box 6 of 8

33100 - 1976/83: A&I General

Box 6 of 8

8235105: NASM Energy Conservation & Public Parking Ventilation

Box 6 of 8

8330108: NMAH Asbestos Abatement

Box 6 of 8

8131118: NMNH Work Platforms at Mechanical Equipment

Box 6 of 8

8130134: NMAH George Washington Hall Exhibition

Box 6 of 8

8231102: NMNH Repair & Painting 3rd Floor Windows

Box 6 of 8

8331112: NMNH Paleo Hall (2 folders)

Box 6 of 8

8335140: NASM Museum Shop Banners

Box 6 of 8

8335139: NASM Spacearium Projection Dome

Box 6 of 8

8335125: NASM Cash Counting Room

Box 6 of 8

8335152: NASM Balloons & Airships Exhibition

Box 6 of 8

8335119: NASM Theater Shop & Spacearium Shop

Box 6 of 8

8335118: NASM Director's Kitchen

Box 6 of 8

8335114: NASM Cafeteria Tile

Box 6 of 8

8335110: Hirshhorn Fredel Dzubas Exhibition

Box 6 of 8

8335109: NASM Live From Mars Exhibition

Box 6 of 8

8335130: NASM Ceiling Support

Box 6 of 8

Unidentified NASM Drawings

Box 6 of 8

Unidentified Hirshhorn Drawings

Box 6 of 8

7637316: Freer HVAC (2 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

7637316: Freer HVAC (10 folders)

Box 7 of 8

South Quad Development (Projects 8163101, 7563107, 7563422, 7663247, 7763247), 1977-1980 (6 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

South Quad Development (Projects 8163101, 7563107, 7563422, 7663247, 7763247), 1977-1980 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 8