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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 86-111

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1976-1985

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: 1976-1985
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 86-111
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes project files documenting renovation and restoration work in museums and offices at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts; reports; specifications; floor plans; and blueprints. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Radiation Biology Laboratory, the Renwick Gallery, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, the National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of American Art, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes project files documenting renovation and restoration work in museums and offices at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts; reports; specifications; floor plans; and blueprints. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Radiation Biology Laboratory, the Renwick Gallery, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, the National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of American Art, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-111, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

Modifications for Handicapped Access to National Museum of American History (NMAH) (8130102), 1979-1984

Box 1 of 7

South Quadrangle Project (7663247), 1979-1983 (17 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

South Quadrangle Project (7663247), 1979-1983 (12 folders)

Box 2 of 7

South Quadrangle Utilities Relocation (8363103), 1983 (10 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

South Quadrangle Utilities Relocation (8363103), 1983 (7 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Freer Gallery of Art: HVAC System (7637316), 1978-1985 (10 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Freer Gallery of Art: Replacement of Steam Pressure Reducing Station (8137106), 1981-1982 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Freer Gallery of Art: Fabrication of Bronze Pylon (8037117), 1980-1982 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 7

South Quadrangle Electrical Calculations (813800), 1982-1983

Box 4 of 7

National Air and Space Museum: Conservation Study (8135111), 1980-1982 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of American History: Mezzanine Addition (8330134), 1984 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 7

South Garden Development (7663247), 1977-1980

Box 4 of 7

National Air and Space Museum: Design and Barriers (8235129), 1982-1983

Box 4 of 7

National Air and Space Museum: Paint Spray Booth Make-up Air System (8035114), 1982-1983

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

National Air and Space Museum: Paint Spray Booth Make-up Air System (8035114), 1982-1983

Box 5 of 7

Smithsonian Radiation Biology Laboratory Glass House (7644170?), 1982

Box 5 of 7

Freer Gallery of Art: Fire Sprinkler System (8337102), 1982-1985

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Basement Sprinkler System (8236103), 1981-1984

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Emergency Lighting (8236104), 1982-1983

Box 5 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Tenth Anniversary Exhibit (8445106), 1984 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Demolition of "Celebration" Exhibition/Construction of "Clay for Walls" Exhibition (8336103), 1983

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Demolition of Australian Ceramics (8336104), 1983

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Facade Renovation Project (8336105), 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Handicap Toilet Room (8036102), 1981

Box 5 of 7

Freer Gallery of Art: HVAC Renovation Project (8237102), 1982-1984 (6 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Barney Studio House: Parking Lot Paving (8142102), 1981-1982

Box 5 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Energy Conservation Study (8245101), 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies: Construction Projects (44100), 1978-1983

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

National Museum of African Art: General Repairs and Improvements (66100), 1981-1983

Box 6 of 7

Barney Studio House: Electrical System Study (8242101), 1982-1983

Box 6 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Reinstallation of Tree Light (8245115), 1982

Box 6 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Balcony Window (8145109), 1981-1983

Box 6 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Window Repairs (8245102), 1981-1983

Box 6 of 7

Barney Studio House: New Handrail to Front Door (8342101), 1983

Box 6 of 7

Baird Statue Base (7863101), 1978

Box 6 of 7

South Yard Parking Lot Paving (7763442), 1976-1977

Box 6 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Cap Stones (8263101), 1982-1983

Box 6 of 7

South Quadrangle Project: Construction Fence (8363102), 1982-1983

Box 6 of 7

Smithsonian Institution Building: Dig, Transport, and Install Trees and Shrubs (8363101), 1982

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Demolition of Galleries (8334154), 1983

Box 6 of 7

American Art and Portrait Gallery: Minor Alterations to Room 181 (8334158), 1983

Box 6 of 7

American Art and Portrait Gallery: Modifications to Balcony Rooms (8334159), 1983

Box 6 of 7

Renwick Gallery of Art: Restoration Project (8236101), 1981-1984 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

South Yard Walkways (7963101), 1979-1980

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of American Art: Asbestos Abatement (8334106), 1983-1984 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: "Carl Van Vechten" Exhibition (8334162), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Renovate/Reinstall 7th Street Wing (8334152), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Fire Protection Extension (8334149), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Demolition of Galleries 208/210 (8334154), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: "Robert Cornelius" Exhibition (8334153), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Time Exhibition/Renovation Project (8334155), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery: Portraits for "Versailles" Exhibition (8334156), 1983

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of American Art: New Docent Lounge (8334151), 1983

Box 6 of 7

Cooper-Hewitt Museum: Renovation Projects (48100), 1978-1983 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Renovation Projects (45100?), 1977-1983

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of American History: Fire Protection Phase II (8230103), 1983 (4 folders)

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of American History: Asbestos Abatement (8330108), 1982-1984 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

National Museum of American History: Elevator Cab Renovations (8330142), 1983

Box 7 of 7

Credit Union: Construction of Temporary Walls (8333129), 1984

Box 7 of 7

National Museum of American History: SIBIS Computer Room (8431111), 1984

Box 7 of 7

National Museum of American History: Calder Relocation Foundation (8330160), 1984

Box 7 of 7

American Art and Portrait Gallery: Second Floor Painting (8334133), 1984

Box 7 of 7

American Art and Portrait Gallery: Replacement of Storm Sewer (8333120), 1983-1984

Box 7 of 7

National Museum of Natural History Mineral Science Space Modification (8331111), 1983 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 7

National Museum of American History: Replace Air Handler Unit (8130114), 1982-1983 (4 folders)

Box 7 of 7