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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 87-113

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1969-1986

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: 1969-1986
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 87-113
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of receipts, blueprints, correspondence, inspectors' logs, and specifications concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support Center, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Paul E. Garber Facility (Silver Hill Facility), National Museum of American History, the National Mall, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Renwick Gallery, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Freer Gallery of Art, and Barney Studio House.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of receipts, blueprints, correspondence, inspectors' logs, and specifications concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support Center, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Paul E. Garber Facility (Silver Hill Facility), National Museum of American History, the National Mall, National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Renwick Gallery, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, L'Enfant Plaza offices, Freer Gallery of Art, and Barney Studio House.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-113, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

8233103 Arts and Industries Building Exterior Restoration, Phase I, January 11, 1982

Box 1 of 6

8333101 Arts and Industries Building Exterior Rehabilitation, Phase II, March 1, 1983

Box 1 of 6

8433101 Arts and Industries Building Exterior Rehabilitation, Phase III, September 14, 1983

Box 1 of 6

8533101 Arts and Industries Building Exterior Rehabilitation, Phase IV, December 15, 1984

Box 1 of 6

8572104/8572102 Upgrade of Fire Alarm System and Archives Smoke Detection, Smithsonian Institution Service Center (SISC), 1985-1986

Box 1 of 6

8233105 Feasibility Study of Utility Tunnel, Arts and Industries Building, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 6

8545109 Vibrating Water Line, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), 1985

Box 1 of 6

8439103 Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL) Modifications, Museum Support Center (MSC), 1984

Box 1 of 6

8539104 Drain Pit Vent, Pod 3, MSC, 1985

Box 1 of 6

8535103 Arnold Groenhoff Photo Exhibit, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1984

Box 1 of 6

8535102 Preservation of the Wright Flyer Exhibit, NASM, 1984

Box 1 of 6

8231103 Accelerated Design, 1981-1983 - National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

Box 1 of 6

8231106 HVAC Renovation, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1982

Box 1 of 6

8131103 HVAC Modification, NMNH, 1979-1983

Box 1 of 6

8438110 New Gas Service for Buildings 22 and 23, Paul E. Garber Facility (PGF), NASM, 1984

Box 1 of 6

8230105 Cold Storage Room Improvements, National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1969-1984

Box 1 of 6

8538107 Conservation of Sprinkler Systems, PGF, 1985 (Silver Hill)

Box 1 of 6

8435137 Installation of Fans in the Cafeteria Restrooms, 3rd Floor, NASM, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 6

8435126 Buildings 22 and 23 Heaters, PGF, NASM, 1984

Box 1 of 6

8635104/8235105 Restroom Ventilation, NASM, 1985

Box 1 of 6

8435107 Installation of Sewage Line, NASM, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 6

8670110 Mail Order Division Warehouse, 1986 - National Mall

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

8534121 Fire Protection Phase II, National Museum of American Art (NMAA)/National Portrait Gallery (NPG), 1985-1986

Box 2 of 6

8534118 Fire Protection Phase I, NMAA/NPG, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 6

8330104 Roof Replacement, Phase II, NMAH, 1984-1985 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 6

8334160 West Entry Modifications, NMAA/NPG, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 6

7534209 Metro Repairs, NMAA/NPG, 1985

Box 2 of 6

8633103 Tunnel Asbestos Abatement, Arts and Industries Building, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 6

8233103 Exterior Resoration, Quadrants 1 and II, Arts and Industries Building, 1982-1986

Box 2 of 6

8533107 Modification to SI Magazine Offices, Arts and Industries Building, 1985

Box 2 of 6

8533120 Asbestos Wiring Removal, Discovery Theater, Arts and Industries Building, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 6

8433115 Office of Membership and Development (OMD) Office Automation, Arts and Industries Building, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 6

8432120 East and West Gutter Renovation, Smithsonian Institution (SI) Building, 1985

Box 2 of 6

8531118 Room 419-B Wall Demolition, NMNH, 1985

Box 2 of 6

8331101 Fire Protection, Phase VII, NMNH, 1983-1985 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

8331101 Fire Protection, Phase VII, NMNH, 1983-1985 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 6

8434104 Fire Protection Improvements Study, NMAA/NPG, 1984-1985

Box 3 of 6

8544102 Road Repairs and Improvements, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), 1984-1985

Box 3 of 6

8431107 Fire Protection, Phase IX, NMNH, 1984-1985 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

8536107 Treasures from the Land, Renwick Gallery, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8436109 Tibetan Yak in Arts and Crafts, Renwick Gallery, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8636103 Russian Exhibition, Renwick Gallery, 1986

Box 3 of 6

8536101 Material Evidence Exhibit, Renwick Gallery, 1984-1985

Box 3 of 6

8536102 Anni Albers Exhibit, Renwick Gallery, 1984-1985

Box 3 of 6

8436108 Chicago Furniture Exhibition, Renwick Gallery, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8436104 Edward Colonna Exhibition, Renwick Gallery, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8436103 Textile Techniques Exhibition, Renwick Gallery, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8545113 Bequest Storage Areas, HMSG, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8545112 Turrell Details/Directions '86 Exhibit, HMSG, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8545108 Ring Exhibition, HMSG, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8445109 Jim Dine Exhibit, HMSG, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8545106 Italian Exhibition, HMSG, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8546101 Renaissance Exhibit, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), 1985

Box 3 of 6

8446104 Black Women Exhibit, ANM, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8446103 Black Wings Exhibition, ANM, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8548129 The Modern Spirit: Glass from Finland, Cooper-Hewitt Museum (CHM), 1985

Box 3 of 6

8548125 Newcomb Pottery, CHM, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8548124 Hollywood Exhibit, CHM, 1986

Box 3 of 6

8548123 Hungarian Metalwork, CHM, 1985

Box 3 of 6

8548122 Bon Voyage Exhibit, CHM, 1985-1986

Box 3 of 6

8548120 La Nijinska, CHM, 1985-1986

Box 3 of 6

8548119 Toys from Nuremberg Toy Museum, CHM, 1985-1986

Box 3 of 6

8548118 Memphis/Milano Exhibit, CHM 1985-1986

Box 3 of 6

8448117 Press Office Modifications/Miller House, CHM, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8448114 13 New Case Fronts, CHM, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8448112 Tiepolo Etchings Exhibit, CHM, 1983-1985

Box 3 of 6

8448111 Samplers Exhibition, CHM, 1984

Box 3 of 6

8448110 John DeCesare Exhibition, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8448106 Jewelry from the Walters Collection, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8448108 Design in the Service of Tea Exhibit, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8448107 Damask Exhibit, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8448105 Art Pottery, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

8448104 Calendars, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

8448103 European Illustration, CHM, 1983-1984

Box 4 of 6

8470105 Improvements to the Mail Order Division Warehouse, 1984-1985 - National Mall

Box 4 of 6

8375104 Smithsonian Standard Specifications, 1985-1986 - L'Enfant Plaza

Box 4 of 6

8445104 Handrail Replacement, HMSG, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 6

8548114 Miller House, 1985 - Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Box 4 of 6

8438114 Building D Modifications, PGF, 1985 (2 folders) - Silver Hill

Box 4 of 6

8330104 Roof Replacement Inspection Services, NMAH, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 6

8537102 Modifications to Galleries 6, 6A, 7, Freer Gallery of Art (FGA), 1985

Box 4 of 6

8236103 Basement Fire Sprinkler System, Renwick Gallery, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 6

8534119 Matthew Brady Imperial Prints, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534120 Martha Jackson Exhibit, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534125 Gallery 121 Consultation, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534128 Hogue Exhibit, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534127 Family Portrait Prints, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534130 Recent Acquisitions Exhibit, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534131 Modifications to Galleries 3b and 3c, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534133 Remodeling of Galleries 2D, 2E, 2F, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534134 Peter A. Juley and Son Collection, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534138 Gaston Lachaise Exhibit, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534135 Stair No. 7 Track Lighting, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534140 Recent Accessions, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534141 Director's Office Modifications, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534144 Improvement of Director's Office, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534146 Armature Shop, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534148 Reinstallation of Washington Room, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8534149 Matthew Brady Imperial Prints, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634101 Romaine Brooks Exhibit, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634102 Art of New Mexico, NMAA, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 6

8634104 George Elbert Burr Graphic Art, NMAA, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634105 Patent Office History, NPG, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 6

8634109 Auguste Edouarte Reinstallation, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634110 John Frazer Sculpture, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634111 Masterpieces of Time: Wendell Castle Clocks, Renwick Gallery, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8634115 Clara Sipprell Exhibit, NPG, 1985

Box 4 of 6

8334161 Office Space Room 172, NMAA, 1983

Box 4 of 6

8434106 National Academy of Design - Genthe Exhibition, NPG, 1983

Box 4 of 6

8434107 China Trade Exhibit, NPG, 1983

Box 4 of 6

8434108 Recent Acquisitions, NPG, 1983

Box 4 of 6

8434110 Modifications to Rooms 179-181, NMAA, 1986

Box 4 of 6

8434111 Field and Indiana Exhibitions, NMAA, 1984

Box 4 of 6

8434112 Musicians in Caricature Exhibit, NPG, 1983-1984

Box 4 of 6

8434113 Erastus Salisbury Field Exhibit, NPG, 1983-1984

Box 4 of 6

8434114 Modifications to Room 152, NMAA, 1983-1985

Box 4 of 6

8434117 Eugenie Gershoy: Fantasy and Imagination Exhibition, NMAA, 1984

Box 4 of 6

8434119 G Street Banners, NMAA, 1984

Box 4 of 6

8434120 Remove Air Vents, NMAA, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 6

8434121 Suspension System for 24 Lines, NMAA, 1984

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

8434124 Booth Tarkington Exhibit, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434125 Room 185 Modifications, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434128 Charles Martin Conlan Exhibition, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434132 Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in 19th Century America, NMAA, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434134 Miguel Covarrubias Exhibit, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8534101 Indian Peace Medals in America, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8534103 Life: The Second Decade Exhibit, NMAA, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434129 Pastel Portraits Exhibition, Barney Studio House, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434136 Thomas Paine Exhibit, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8434138 Homage to Franz Kline Exhibit, NMAA, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8534104 Zoo to Art Exhibition, NMAA, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8534107 Women in Time Exhibit, NPG, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8534111 Creation and Renewal Exhibition, NMAA, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8534112 Intern Program Office, NMAA, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8534113 William West and Chester Harding Exhibitions, NPG, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8631106 Modifications to Marine Systems Lab, NMNH, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8431120 Waldo Schmitt Conference Room, NMNH, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8431119 Trilobites Exhibit, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8431121 Botany Department Space Study, NMNH, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8431127 Film Archives Relocation, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8531103 Conversion of Multi-user Space, Department of Botany, NMNH, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8531102 Hall 5 Demolition, NMNH, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8531116 Northwest Coast Indian Mask Case, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8531119 75th Anniversary Exhibit, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8531122 Lunar Geology Hall, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8531127 40' Shark Jaw, NMNH, 1985; 8535127 Tooling Up for Space, NASM, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8531138 Global Volcanism Program Office, NMNH, 1985; 8535126 Reception Room Art, NASM, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8631110 Gem Shop, NMNH, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8431118 Anthropology Department Redesign, NMNH, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8634129 American Figure Prints from the Washington Print Club, NMAA, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8634131 Unknown Territory, NMAA, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8431116 National Anthropological Archives (NAA) Space Reorganization, NMNH, 1984

Box 5 of 6

8634113 Patrick Ireland: Drawings 1965-1985, NMAA, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8634116 Symbols and Ceremonies: Pueblo Indian Watercolors, NMAA, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8634118 George and Martha Washington Reinstallation, NPG, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8634119 Davey Crockett Exhibit, NPG, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8634120 Art of Turned Bowls, Renwick Gallery, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8634123 Still Lifes: Henry Lee McFee, NMAA, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8732101 Upgrade Boiler Room Lighting, SI Building, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8433115 OMD Office Automation, Arts and Industries Building, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8533111 Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Electrical Circuits, Arts and Industries Building, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8235106 Emergency Power and Lighting System, NASM, 1981-1985

Box 5 of 6

8535122 Modification to Langley Theater, NASM, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8435131 Christmas Decorations Phase II and III, NASM, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8534109 Construct Office Room 172, NMAA/NPG, 1983-1985

Box 5 of 6

8534139 Automation Cabling, NMAA.NPG, 1955-1986

Box 5 of 6

8634126 Vacuum Table Electric, NMAA, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8634125 Rickey Sculpture, NMAA, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8631113 Exhibit Shop Improvement, NMNH, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8632111 Vending Machine Electric and Plumbing, SI Building, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8632105 Commons Electrical Modifications, SI Building, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8675104 Electrical Change Room 2700, L'Enfant Plaza, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8775101 Folklife Computer Electrical Room 2600, L'Enfant Plaza, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8538103 Building 14 Lacquer Thinner Storage Tank, Silver Hill, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8330157 Ventilation, Film Processing Room CB035, NMAH, 1983

Box 5 of 6

8439105 Meteorite Storage Modifications, MSC, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 6

8430105 Installation of Central Vacuum System in Room CB041, NMAH, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 6

8531115 Installation of Odor Exhaust Hood in Room 350, NMNH, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8439120 Exhaust Ventilation in Room F-2004, MSC, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8431131 New Exhaust Ventilation in Room W628, NMNH, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8531106 Vestiges of the Beginnings, NMNH, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8534143 Air Supply Room 180, NMAA, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8572103 Modifications to Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) Compressed Air System, SISC, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8538102 Building 13 Silk Screen Exhaust System, PGF, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8535112 Renovate Room P701, NASM, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8430121 Ventilation for Air Brush Work, Room CB039, NMAH, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 6

8539105 Textile Lab Exhaust Hood, CAL, MSC, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8631108 Room W110 Exhaust System, NMNH, 1986

Box 5 of 6

8630101 Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) Photo Lab Hot Water Backup, NMAH, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8645101 Photo Lab Ventilation Improvement, HMSG, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8644101 Visitor's Center Sidewalk, SERC, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

8545101 Plaza Repairs, HMSG, 1985

Box 5 of 6

8544103 Laboratory Floor Covering, SERC, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

8444102 Roof Replacement, Old Dominion Building, SERC, 1984-1985; 8544102 Road Repairs and Improvement, Edgewater, MD, 1986

Box 6 of 6

8539107 Enlargement of Rear Parking Lot, MSC, 1985-1986

Box 6 of 6

8534147 Recaulking of Joints on Horizontal Surfaces of the 7th and G Street Entrances, NMAA/NPG, 1985

Box 6 of 6

8534124 Patent Pending Water Leak, NMAA/NPG, 1985-1986

Box 6 of 6

8534114 Mechanical Door Operator, NMAA/NPG, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 6

8434127 Replacement of Garage Door, NMAA/NPG, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 6

7534209 Proposed Projects for Metro Damage Funds, 1982-1985 - NMAA/NPG

Box 6 of 6

8434122 Curatorial Offices, Peale Papers, History Office, NPG, 1984-1986; 8534122 Utilization of Metro Funds, 1986

Box 6 of 6

8434118 Stairway Lift, NPG, 1984

Box 6 of 6

8432120 Common Gutter Replacement, SI Building, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 6

8331103 Renovation of South Entrance Gates, NMNH, 1982-1984

Box 6 of 6

8530108 Terrace Repair, NMAH, 1985

Box 6 of 6

8330141 Consolidation of Six Projects - Basement and Third Floor, NMAH, 1983-1984

Box 6 of 6