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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 85-212

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1975-1984

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: 1975-1984
Quantity: 10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 85-212
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of memoranda, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented in this collection include the National Museum of American History, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Silver Hill Facility, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Quadrangle Building, the National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Arts & Industries Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the Renwick Gallery, and miscellaneous locations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of memoranda, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented in this collection include the National Museum of American History, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Silver Hill Facility, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Quadrangle Building, the National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian Institution Service Center, the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Arts & Industries Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the Renwick Gallery, and miscellaneous locations.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-212, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

National Museum of American History

8330114, Addition to Vault Space

Box 1 of 10

8330112, Installation of Cable for Three Atomic Clock Time Indicators

Box 1 of 10

8330111,Constitution Avenue Exterior Space

Box 1 of 10

8330109, Trees of Christmas

Box 1 of 10

8330110, Upgrading of Emergency Generator

Box 1 of 10

8330108, American History TV Studio (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

8330107, Brooklyn Bridge Exhibit

Box 1 of 10

8230127, Construction Alterations to AHB1030

Box 1 of 10

8230130, Old Glory Exhibit

Box 1 of 10

8330104, Roof Replacement

Box 1 of 10

8330105, Dust Collection System (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

8230132, Ice Cream Parlor (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

8230133, Life in America (LIA) Project

Box 1 of 10

8230134, Conversion of Ante Room to Office

Box 1 of 10

8230137, Space (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

8230127, Computer Room Remodel

Box 1 of 10

8330102, Energy Conservation Study

Box 1 of 10

8230125, Museum Shops Preliminary Drawings

Box 1 of 10

8230126, Cafeteria Entrance

Box 1 of 10

8230131, Return of Borrowed, FY 1982

Box 1 of 10

8330106, Term Estimating Contract

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Cooper-Hewitt Museum - Warranty Files

Carnegie Mansion/Cooper-Hewitt Correspondence, 1975-1977

Box 2 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Library Wing Specifications, May 7, 1974 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Library Wing Details (#9), May 7, 1974 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Library Wing Details (#34), May 7, 1974 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

7548106, Cooper-Hewitt Contract CP-5-3117 with New-Again Construction

Box 2 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Canopy, Staff Lounge and Exterior Cleaning, 1976-1977

Box 2 of 10

7748432, Cleaning Exterior Masonry

Box 2 of 10

Carnegie Mansion - Correspondence with New-Again Construction, 1974-1978 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Carnegie Mansion Correspondence, 1974-1976 (5 folders)

Box 2 of 10

8148101, Walkway to Miller House

Box 2 of 10

8048123, Installation of Sawdust Collection System

Box 2 of 10

Contract CT-90125500: Cooper-Hewitt Study Textile Area, 1980

Box 2 of 10

8048125, Contract FC-006855: Rake, Clean and Repoint Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Box 2 of 10

7848104, Fourth Floor Textile Study Center

Box 2 of 10

National Museum of American History

8030125, Museum Shop (4 folders)

Box 2 of 10

8230125, Museum Shop

Box 2 of 10

8030126, Fire Protection, Phase I First Floor West Wall

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

8030125, Museum Shop (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

8330111, NMAH Parking Lot Expansion

Box 3 of 10

8030103, National Museum of American History, Phase II

Box 3 of 10

8030126, Fire Protection, Phase I First Floor West Wall (5 folders)

Box 3 of 10

8030101, Terrace Repair, Phase IV (4 folders)

Box 3 of 10

7930101, Maintain Fire Protection Master Plan

Box 3 of 10

8030107, Film Storage Room

Box 3 of 10

8130124, Fifth Floor Waterproofing

Box 3 of 10

8030105, Electrical Switchgear (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

8130143, Exhibit Offices, Third Floor (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

8230136, South Hall Project, Ice Cream Parlor

Box 3 of 10

8230132, Ice Cream Parlor (3 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

8230132, Ice Cream Parlor

Box 4 of 10

8130124, Energy Conservation Study (8 folders)

Box 4 of 10

8130111, Waterproofing of Fifth Floor Parapet

Box 4 of 10

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)

8244102, CBCES Road Repairs and Improvements

Box 4 of 10

8244000, CBCES System Sip Repairs

Box 4 of 10

8344101, CBCES Smoke Detection

Box 4 of 10

Barney Studio House

8142102, Paving Parking Lot - Barney Studio House

Box 4 of 10

Silver Hill Facility

8238110, Smoke Detection Building 21; and 8238111, Halon System/Art Storage

Box 4 of 10

8238111, Halon System/Art Storage

Box 4 of 10

8238102, Security Fence Repair

Box 4 of 10

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

8045106, HMSG Garden Ramp, Phase III (3 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

8046101, Parking Lot Paving

Box 4 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Museum

8148102, Fence Painting

Box 4 of 10

8148125, Boiler Replacement

Box 4 of 10

Quadrangle Building

8263101, DC Jail Stone Salvage

Box 4 of 10

Miscellaneous Locations

8166105, Museum of African Art Renovation of Museum Shop (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

National Museum of Natural History

8031117, Fire Protection, Phase V

Box 5 of 10

Miscellaneous Locations

8000103, Museum of African Art Improvement (3 folders)

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of Natural History

7931119, Fire Protection, West Wing

Box 5 of 10

Silver Hill Facility

8038111, Garber Painting of Walls, Doors, etc. (3 folders)

Box 5 of 10

8238101, Renovation of Building 15

Box 5 of 10

8138101, Buildings 1-6 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 10

8138124, Storage Room, Building 12 (5 folders)

Box 5 of 10

Freer Gallery of Art

7637316, HVAC and Electrical System (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of Natural History

7931101, Roof Repairs, West Wing

Box 5 of 10

7931111, Air Conditioning System

Box 5 of 10

8031114, Fire Protection, Phase IV

Box 5 of 10

8031110, Hall 2 Glass Railing

Box 5 of 10

7731107, Smoke Detection

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of American History

7530117, Terrace Repair Phase II

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of Natural History

8031101, Fire Protection, Phase II

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

FC-90684600, New Roof System

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

National Museum of American History

8130101, Waterproof System Phase IV, Second Floor (6 folders)

Box 6 of 10

National Air and Space Museum

8135126, NASM Repainting Employee Parking Garage

Box 6 of 10

8135145, Spacearium Modification

Box 6 of 10

National Museum of American History

8130102, NMAH Toilet Modifications (2 folders). Includes drawings/specifications for fireproof doors.

Box 6 of 10

National Air and Space Museum

8135109, NASM Work Platforms

Box 6 of 10

8035123, Modifications to Building Managers Office

Box 6 of 10

Freer Gallery of Art

8037117, Pylon Sign Freer Gallery

Box 6 of 10

7637316, HVAC and Electrical System (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Silver Hill Facility

8138121, Sprinkler Installation Building 24

Box 6 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

7932109, Modifications to SIB Handicapped Lift

Box 6 of 10

7832107, Roof Repair Folder #2 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 10

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834115, Fire Protection System

Box 6 of 10

8034102, Restroom Modifications for Handicapped (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Arts & Industries Building

8033101, Emergency Roof Repairs

Box 6 of 10

8133111, A&I Modification to Halon System, Room 3345 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

8333114, HVAC Requirements

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834104, Roof Repairs (2 folders)

Box 7 of 10

8134113, Garage Storage Area

Box 7 of 10

8034136, Asbestos Removal (3 folders)

Box 7 of 10

8334109, The Prints of Louis Lozowick

Box 7 of 10

8334110, Hollywood Portraits

Box 7 of 10

8334112, Portraits from the New Deal

Box 7 of 10

8334111, 2773 for Painting Granite Gallery

Box 7 of 10

8334114, Dismantling George and Martha Washington Exhibit, NPG

Box 7 of 10

8334113, Mr. Sully Exhibition

Box 7 of 10

8334117, Conversion of Gellatly Gallery

Box 7 of 10

8234125, Term Estimating Contract 707628000

Box 7 of 10

8234130, Paint Spray Room

Box 7 of 10

8334116, HVAC System

Box 7 of 10

8334108, Jose de Creeft Exhibition, National Museum of American Art

Box 7 of 10

8334115, Hiram Powers

Box 7 of 10

8334107, Cabling for OIS-115-2 Remote Work Stations and Printer

Box 7 of 10

8334105, Exterior Billboards for Joseph Cornell Exhibit

Box 7 of 10

8334104, Americans in Brittany and Normandy

Box 7 of 10

8334103, Room for Photocopy Setter

Box 7 of 10

8334102, Basement Sprinkler System Extension (2 folders)

Box 7 of 10

8334118, Lincoln Gallery Reinstallation (3 folders)

Box 7 of 10

8334120, Capital Image Exhibit

Box 7 of 10

8334121, Relocation of Hampton Throne

Box 7 of 10

8334122, NMAA Reinstallation Project

Box 7 of 10

8334123, Art from Idaho Exhibition

Box 7 of 10

8334124, Reinstallation - Part IE

Box 7 of 10

8334125, Reinstallation, Part 1F

Box 7 of 10

8334126, Portraits on a Page of History

Box 7 of 10

8334127, Reinstallation, Part 3E

Box 7 of 10

8334128, Washington Irving

Box 7 of 10

8334129, Reinstallation, Part 3

Box 7 of 10

8334131, Floor Contract for 2J, 2H and 1G

Box 7 of 10

8334132, Reinstallations, Parts 2D, 2E

Box 7 of 10

8334133, Second Floor Repairs (2 folders)

Box 7 of 10

8334134, Canopy Lighting

Box 7 of 10

8334135, Relocation of Greenough Sculpture

Box 7 of 10

8334139, Art from Idaho Exhibition

Box 7 of 10

8334140, Kiosk

Box 7 of 10

8334141, Gertrude Whitney Exhibit

Box 7 of 10

8334142, Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Box 7 of 10

8334143, Renovate NPG Office of Exhibitions

Box 7 of 10

8334145, Renovation Room 348

Box 7 of 10

8034101, Modifications of HVAC Systems

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

Freer Gallery of Art

8037102, Entrance Chandelier (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)

8044103, Jefferson Island Pier and Bulkhead Repairs

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of American History

8130124, Waterproofing of Fifth Floor Exterior Wall (3 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Arts & Industries Building

8333106, Office of Protection Services (OPS) Modifications

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of Natural History

8231107, Marine Biology Lab (3 folders)

Box 8 of 10

8231118, North Portal Improvements

Box 8 of 10

8231105, Handicapped Toilets (3 folders). Includes one drawing numbered 8231116.

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of American History

8230124, Chiller Replacement

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

8034106, Replace Transformer and Network (4 folders)

Box 8 of 10

8234103, AAPG Northwest Facade Repairs - Contractor: National Restoration FC 207337 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 10

National Air and Space Museum

8235108, New Freight Elevator Door

Box 8 of 10

8235117, Installation of Two Doors in Education Office

Box 8 of 10

8235104, Cooling Tower Enclosure

Box 8 of 10

Renwick Gallery

8036102, Renwick Unisex Handicapped Toilet

Box 8 of 10

Freer Gallery of Art

8137106, Freer Steam Station Repair

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834115, AAPG Smoke Detection Test - Contractor: Associated Builders FC 904463 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

7934106, Specifications for Drywall and Painting for Exhibition, NPG

Box 9 of 10

Miscellaneous Locations

8000103, Museum of African Art Improvement (7 folders)

Box 9 of 10

Quadrangle Building

8363102, Construction Fence, South Quadrangle

Box 9 of 10

7663247, South Quadrangle Relocation of Trees, Plants and Shrubs

Box 9 of 10

Smithsonian Institution Service Center

8272102, Halon Fire Suppression System

Box 9 of 10

8272101, 1111 North Capitol Storage Room - Contractor: Hsu FC 201838 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 10

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

8034102, Handicapped Restroom Modifications (2 folders)

Box 9 of 10

8034101, Modification of HVAC Systems, Phase I (9 folders)

Box 9 of 10

7534209, Metro Repairs

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

7534209, Metro Repairs (8 folders)

Box 10 of 10

7534308, Metro Repairs

Box 10 of 10

Microfiche: 7931114 - 8044104

Box 10 of 10

Microfiche: 7645406 - 8272102

Box 10 of 10

Microfiche: FY 1974 - FY 1975, FY 1977 - 1980

Box 10 of 10

Microfiche: Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Box 10 of 10

Microfiche: 7931114 - 8530101

Box 10 of 10