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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 87-067

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1978-1986

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: 1978-1986
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 87-067
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence, blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, and logbooks concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Museums and buildings documented in this accession include: National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the National Mall, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Silver Hill Facility, and miscellaneous facilities.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, and logbooks concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Museums and buildings documented in this accession include: National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the National Mall, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Silver Hill Facility, and miscellaneous facilities.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-067, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

8131116, Natural History Building, Fourth Floor Bathrooms (2 folders)

Box 1 of 7

8231130, Museum of Natural History, Japanese Ceramics

Box 1 of 7

8231102, Natural History Building, Third Floor Windows

Box 1 of 7

8231108, Museum of Natural History, Demolition of Halls 3, 4, and 5

Box 1 of 7

8231101, Natural History Building, South Portal Bronze Doors

Box 1 of 7

8333101, Arts and Industries Building, Exterior Repairs, Phase II (6 folders)

Box 1 of 7

8233103, Arts and Industries Building, Exterior Repairs, Phase I

Box 1 of 7

8666101, Rising of a New Moon

Box 1 of 7

8466105, Praise Poems Exhibit

Box 1 of 7

8466102, Ethiopia: The Christian Art of an African Nation

Box 1 of 7

8466101, African Gameboards

Box 1 of 7

8363105, South Quadrangle, Mockup Gallery (2 folders)

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8545114, Modifications to Security Office for Smithsonian Institution Proprietary Security System (SIPSS) - Hirshhorn

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Box 2

8535111, Recessed Television Shelf in National Air and Space Museum Director's Office

Box 2 of 7

8434126, Techworld Studies - American Art and Portrait Gallery

Box 2 of 7

8475101, New Furnishings, Office of Design and Construction, Design Division - L'Enfant Plaza

Box 2 of 7

8475103, Office of Protection Services, Office Modifications - L'Enfant Plaza

Box 2 of 7

8472103, Smithsonian Institution Press, Office Construction - Smithsonian Institution Service Center

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8472101, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Additions - Smithsonian Institution Service Center

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8570104, Library/Archives Study (2 folders) - National Mall

Box 2 of 7

8533115, Southeast Pavilion Restoration (2 folders) - Arts and Industries Building

Box 2 of 7

8533112, Moves in Preparation for Roof Work, Castle, North Tower and North Balcony - Arts and Industries Building

Box 2 of 7

8533108, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Handicapped Lift Study - Arts and Industries Building

Box 2 of 7

8433107, Office of Museum Programs, Office Modifications - Arts and Industries Building

Box 2 of 7

8531108, Visuals, Museum Shops - National Museum of Natural History

Box 2 of 7

8533116, Third Floor Pavilion - National Museum of Natural History

Box 2 of 7

8331103, Natural History Building, Renovation of South Entrance Gates

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8331112, Museum of Natural History, Exhibition Hall #3, Paleobiology Phase IV

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8333110, Arts and Industries Building, Smoke Detection for Exhibit Halls

Box 2 of 7

8431109, Museum of Natural History, Modifications to Rooms, 413 and 413A

Box 2 of 7

8531108, Museum of Natural History, Asbestos Abatement, M66/M72/M79

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Box 3

8533101, Art and Industries Building, Exterior Restoration, Phase IV (4 folders)

Box 3 of 7

8334160, American Art and Portrait Gallery, West Portal Modifications

Box 3 of 7

8434114, National Museum of American Art, Photograph Curatorial Office Renovation

Box 3 of 7

8538101, National Air and Space Museum, Emergency Asbestos, Buildings 25 and 26

Box 3 of 7

8344117, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Erosion Control, Main Gate Culvert

Box 3 of 7

8544103, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Laboratory Floor Resurfacing

Box 3 of 7

8363105, South Quadrangle Mockup, Exhibition Gallery

Box 3 of 7

8466103, Museum of African Art, General Repairs

Box 3 of 7

8532116, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Office Modifications - Smithsonian Institution Building

Box 3 of 7

8431133, Remove Partition in Museum Shop - National Museum of Natural History

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8431132, Aditi Tent Construction - National Museum of Natural History

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8530120, Renovation of East Mall Shop - National Museum of American History

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8530112, CB068/69, Miscellaneous Space Modifications - National Museum of American History

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8530105, Hollywood: Legend and Reality Exhibition - National Museum of American History

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8430128, Musical Instrument Library Modifications, Fourth Floor - National Museum of American History

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Box 4

8330146, Museum of American History, Cafeteria Renovation (4 folders)

Box 4 of 7

8330147, Museum of American History, Color Branch Relocation (2 folders)

Box 4 of 7

8534106, American Art and Portrait Gallery, Relocation of Return Grill

Box 4 of 7

8434103, National Museum of American Art, Removal of H&V Unit and Installation of Transfer Grille

Box 4 of 7

8533102, Resident Associates Program, Office Automation - Arts and Industries Building

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8330122, Museum of American History, Fire Phase IV

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8351102, Whipple Observatory, Automatic Transfer Switch and Load Interrupting Oil Switchgear (2 folders) - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

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8535130, Leroy Gruman Exhibit - National Air and Space Museum

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8535126, National Air and Space Museum, Reception Room Art

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8535127, National Air and Space Museum, Tooling Up for Space

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8535131, Exploring Comets Exhibition - National Air and Space Museum

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8535138, National Air and Space Museum, Media Resource Office

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8635105, National Air and Space Museum, Seaplane Exhibit, Navy Flying Boat

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8635118, National Air and Space Museum, Demographic Pylon

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8635120, National Air and Space Museum, Security Gate

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8635121, National Air and Space Museum, Vertical Flight Technology

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8635123, National Air and Space Museum, Spacearium Shop Modifications

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8435135, Comet Quest Exhibition - National Air and Space Museum

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8535104, Wright Brothers Photograph Exhibition - National Air and Space Museum

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8535106, Looking at Earth Exhibition - National Air and Space Museum

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8535109, National Air and Space Museum, Reposition Space Hall Rockets

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8535110, National Air and Space Museum, Heineman/Johnson Exhibition

Box 4 of 7

8535115, National Air and Space Museum, Construction of New Office Outside Room 3101

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8535119, National Air and Space Museum, Modifications to Langley Theater Audio

Box 4 of 7

8535120, National Air and Space Museum, John Safer Sculpture Exhibit

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8535123, National Air and Space Museum, Install Door Between P719D and P719E

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8535125, National Air and Space Museum, Modifications to Room 3366

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8435113, National Air and Space Museum, Special Aircraft Gallery

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8435112, Voyager: Around the World - National Air and Space Museum

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Box 5

8435114, National Air and Space Museum, Aerial Fire Fighting Exhibit

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8435115, National Air and Space Museum, Apollo to the Moon Theater

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8435116, National Air and Space Museum, West Plaza Cafe

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8435118, National Air and Space Museum, Room 3506 Modifications

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8435119, National Air and Space Museum, Modifications to Room 3300

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8435121, National Air and Space Museum, Modifications to Room 3108

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8435122, National Air and Space Museum, New Partitions and Offices

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8435125, National Air and Space Museum, Administrators of NASA

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8435128, National Air and Space Museum, Rutan Voyager Gallery

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8030126, Museum of American History, Fire Protection System, Phase I

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8130134, George Washington Exhibit Guild (5 folders) - National Museum of American History

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8432110, Boiler Room Deli, Castle (Smithsonian Institution Building)

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8230110, Museum of American History, Photograph Library Storage

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8230112, Museum of American History, Temporary Offices, Public Affairs

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8230114, Museum of American History, Emergency Drain

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8230147, Museum of American History, Handicapped Access Door

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8130106, Museum of American History, Terrace Repair

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8230127, Museum of American History, Computer Room

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Box 6

7931114, Museum of Natural History, Library, Phase I

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8031117, Museum of Natural History, West Wing, Fire Detection (2 folders)

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7932109, Castle, Handicapped Lift/Access Door (Smithsonian Institution Building)

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8531129, Museum of Natural History, Office Upgrades, Rooms 74 and 74A

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8531118, Museum of Natural History, Modifications to Rooms 418-422

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8563103, South Quadrangle, Security Room Modification

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8438114, Silver Hill, Building 19, Construction

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8633103, Arts and Industries Building, Steam Pipe Asbestos Abatement

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8538108, Garber Facility, New Personnel Door, Building 10 (Silver Hill)

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8632106, Castle North Tower, Asbestos Abatement (Smithsonian Institution Building)

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8238106, Silver Hill, Water Seepage Prevention, Building 24

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8231126, Museum of Natural History, Library Renovation

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8531140, Museum of Natural History, X-Ray Generator Cooling System

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8531135, Museum of Natural History, New Toilets

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8531123, Museum of Natural History, Fire Protection, Phase X

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8231107, Museum of Natural History, New Marine Biology Lab

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Box 7

8234120, National Museum of American Art, Asbestos Containment, Galleries 3D and 3E

Box 7 of 7

8266101, Museum of African Art, Cornice Rehabilitation

Box 7 of 7

8066103. Museum of African Art, Patio Drainage

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8034106, American Art and Portrait Gallery, Transformer Replacement

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7832107, Castle Roof Repairs (3 folders) - Smithsonian Institution Building

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8031101, Museum of Natural History, Sprinkler, Phase II

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8031102, Museum of Natural History, Lighting, Hall 2

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8031115, Museum of Natural History, Paleobiology Hall Restoration

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8031118, Museum of Natural History, Evans Gallery Floor Repair

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8131118, Museum of Natural History, Work Platforms (3 folders)

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