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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 84-055

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1980-1982

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: 1980-1982
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 84-055
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery, the Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center), the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery, the Silver Hill Facility, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-055, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

National Museum of Natural History

7931121, Dinosaur Hall (Hall 2) (Olympic Corporation), 7/14/1981 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 7

8031103, Cabinet Shop Sawdust Collection Replacement, 5/5/1980

Box 1 of 7

8131105, Electrical Renovations, Attic and Tunnels

Box 1 of 7

8131118, Ladder and Walk Platform Installation (J&E Builders), 2/18/1982

Box 1 of 7

8131119, Electric Panel Box Replacement, 5/7/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131120, Motor Control Center Switchgear Replacement, 9/24/1980

Box 1 of 7

8131121, Insulation Replacement

Box 1 of 7

8131122, Main Cooling Tower Repair

Box 1 of 7

8131124, Fire Protection, Phase VII, 9/24/1980

Box 1 of 7

8131125, Asbestos Abatement-Cabinet Shop (Spinazzolo Systems), 4/20/1982

Box 1 of 7

8131127, Renaissance of Islam: Art of Mamluks, 1/8/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131128, 31 Foot Long Wall, 1/21/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131129, Associates Court and Staff Dinning Facilities, 3/16/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131131, Korean Exhibit, 6/23/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131132, Fume Hood Insulation, 4/22/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131133, Exhaust Vent for NuArc Plate Maker, 4/12/1982

Box 1 of 7

8131135, Deep - Sea Dives, 7/28/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131138, Upgrade Baird Auditorium and Adjacent Areas, 9/24/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131139, Hopi, 10/30/1981

Box 1 of 7

8131140, China's Inner Asian Frontier, 9/23/1981

Box 1 of 7

8231104, Bronze Stairwells (A.F. Jorss), 4/28/1982

Box 1 of 7

8231109, Deep Ocean Photography, 12/3/1981

Box 1 of 7

8231110, "Vanishing Race and Other Illusions,"

Box 1 of 7

8231112, Film Center Relocation, 12/18/1981

Box 1 of 7

8231113, Library Furnishing Interior, 2/22/1982

Box 1 of 7

8231114, Rooms 10E and 11E Modifications, 2/4/1982

Box 1 of 7

8231116, Baird Auditorium Dressing/Mechanical Lift, 3/18/1982

Box 1 of 7

8231118, North Portal Vestibule Modifications, 6/29/1982

Box 1 of 7

8231120, Archives Graphic Panels, 7/1/1982

Box 1 of 7

8331104, Comprehensive Rotunda Lighting, 11/24/1982

Box 1 of 7

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

7932105, Woodrow Wilson Center (Surburban Contractors), 1/14/1981

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

National Museum of American History

8030125, Clock Work Universe (American Museum) (7 folders), 9/22/1980

Box 2 of 7

8130145, Carrells Installation, 10/16/1981

Box 2 of 7

8130146, Library Modifications, 8/13/1981

Box 2 of 7

8130148, Bond Chronometer Shop HVAC and Lighting, 10/8/1981

Box 2 of 7

8130149, ANON Ceiling Leaks, 10/21/1981

Box 2 of 7

8130150, Hart House Relocation, 2/11/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230107, Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) Modifications, 6/19/1981

Box 2 of 7

8230115. Fire Alarm Bells, 1/21/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230116, Time Machine, 2/2/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230120, Relocate Museum Shop, 4/15/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230122, Flag Hall Oleograph, 5/20/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230123, Gifts and Glass, 7/9/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230128, Atomic Clocks, 9/8/1982

Box 2 of 7

8230129, Italians in America, 8/3/1982

Box 2 of 7

National Museum of Natural History

7631320, Portal Access (Grunley-Walsh), 5/29/1981

Box 2 of 7

7631387, Portal Access (Grunley-Walsh), 5/29/1981

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834110, Milton Resnick Painting, 1981

Box 3 of 7

7934126, American Renaissance Exhibit, 1/18/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034108, American Portrait Drawings, 2/6/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034109, Code Duello Exhibit, 8/21/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034110, Room Divider for Mail/Xerox Area, 1/28/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034111, Zelda & Scott Fitzgerald Exhibit, 1/30/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034112, Benjamin West & His American Students Exhibit, 8/13/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034113, Jane Addams Exhibit, 2/7/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034114, GSA Marquettes Exhibit, 5/12/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034115, Costumes from the Arab World, 3/11/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034116, John Garback: 70 Years an Artist Exhibit, 3/14/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034117, Redesign of Paper Lab & Administrative Offices, 3/13/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034118, Cleaning Granite Columns (Pagliaro Bro.), 2/25/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034119, Education Department Modifications, 8/12/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034120, David Gilmore Blythe Exhibit, 6/25/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034121, Jan Matulka Exhibit, 4/28/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034123, Alfred Eisenstadt's Germany Exhibit, 5/9/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034124, Max Weber Exhibit, 5/9/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034125, Washington Print Club Members Exhibit, 5/27/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034127, Athenaeum Portraits Installation, 6/13/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034128, Art for All: American Print Publishing Between the Wars Exhibit, 7/23/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034129, CAP Mezzanine, 8/21/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034130, Prints/Photo Suite, 8/21/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034131, Sheila Isham: The Poetry of Calligraphy Exhibit, 8/18/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034132, Glass Inserts in Door - Room 175, 10/27/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034133, A Feast of Color: Corpus Christie Costumes from Ecuador, 9/16/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034134, Education Department Renovation - Final Phase, 8/21/1980

Box 3 of 7

8034135, Aspects of 20th Century Art Exhibit, 9/24/1980

Box 3 of 7

8134101, Hot/Cold Water Riser Replacement

Box 3 of 7

8134102, 3rd Floor - Floor Repair

Box 3 of 7

8134103, Transformer Replacement, 9/23/1980

Box 3 of 7

8134104, Garage Conversion

Box 3 of 7

8134105, HVAC System Renovation

Box 3 of 7

8134108, Ventilation - Room B-42, 2/23/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134109, Silkscreen Reclamation Room Drain, 6/18/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134110, George Catlin Exhibit, 3/31/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134111, Champions of America Sport Exhibit, 4/20/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134112, Staff Entrance Alterations, 8/11/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134114, High School Graphics VIII Exhibit, 3/25/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134115, Bronze Techniques of Frederick Remington Exhibit, 3/25/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134116, Education Room 173 Improvement, 5/4/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134117, Art of Appalachia Exhibit, 5/4/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134118, Lincoln Gallery Painting Storage, 7/10/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134119, Alma Thomas Exhibit, 7/28/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134120, Appalachia Sculpture, 8/4/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134121, Recent Trends Exhibit, 8/6/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134122, Lincoln Gallery Alterations, 8/16/1981

Box 3 of 7

8134123, Joseph Cornell: Roots & Resolution, 8/9/1982

Box 3 of 7

8134124, Elizabeth Nourse Exhibit, 10/29/1982

Box 3 of 7

8134125, "Harry Seddons Mowbray" exhibition, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8134126, Carpet installation, National Museum of American Art (NMAA), 1981

Box 3 of 7

8134127, Canceled exhibitions, NMAA, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8134128, Canceled exhibitions, NMAA, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8134129, Canceled exhibitions, NMAA, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8134130, "Portraits by George Bellows," National Portrait Gallery (NPG), 1981

Box 3 of 7

8134131, Asbestos removal, NMAA/NPG, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234101, NPG floor tile replacement, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234105, Repairs, NMAA, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234106, Canceled exhibitions, NPG 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234107, NPG exhibitions, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234108, NPG exhibitions, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234109, Painting/drywall for NPG exhibition "American Portraits in the Grand Manner"

Box 3 of 7

8234110, NMAA exhibitions, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234111, NMAA exhibitions, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234112, Relamping Archives of American Art

Box 3 of 7

8234114, NMAA remodeling, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234115, NPG safety, 1981

Box 3 of 7

8234116, NPG specifications for painting/drywall for NPG exhibition "Charles Willson Peale and his World," 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234117, Canceled project in George Washington Room, NPG

Box 3 of 7

8234118, NPG photograph collection exhibition, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234119, Canceled project

Box 3 of 7

8234121, Print Department kitchenette, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234122, Abbott and Goldyce projects screened out

Box 3 of 7

8234123, Abbott and Goldyce projects screened out

Box 3 of 7

8234124, "William H. Johnson: The Scandinavian Exhibit," 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234126, New elevator at NMAA

Box 3 of 7

8234127, "Alice Barney: Bringing Culture to a Provincial Capital", NMAA 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234128, Scandinavian Modern exhibition, Renwick Gallery, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234129, Dedicated electric line in Peale Papers Project office, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234132, Washington Print club exhibition, 1982

Box 3 of 7

8234133, "Speaking a new Classicism: American Architecture Now," 1982

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Silver Hill Facility

7538206, Storm Sewer (Heinsohn & Grassman), 2/9/1981

Box 4 of 7

7838107, Fire Protection Building #7 (Prince Construction), 9/3/1980

Box 4 of 7

7938101, Asbestos Building #15 thru #19, 1/12/1980

Box 4 of 7

7938103, Alcohol Storage, 3/19/1980

Box 4 of 7

7938104, Catwalk Building #10 (Associated Buildings), 12/21/1979

Box 4 of 7

7938105, Building #18, Phase I (American Museum Construction Co.), 2/3/1981

Box 4 of 7

7938106, Suitland Administration, 1/29/1980

Box 4 of 7

7938107, Building #24 Sprinklers (Associated Buildings), 3/6/1981

Box 4 of 7

7938109, Radioactive Material Storage, 9/8/1980

Box 4 of 7

8038101, Fire Protection Buildings #13,14,21 (Way Construction), 12/31/1981

Box 4 of 7

3038102, Roof Repair Study, 9/25/1979

Box 4 of 7

8038103, Restrooms Building #18 (B & F Mechanical Contruction), 8/11/1980

Box 4 of 7

8038104, Buildings #3 & 4 Tract Utilities, 2/15/1980

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834125, Air Compressor Installation, 6/9/1978

Box 5 of 7

7934109, Graphics Workshop Exhaust System, 4/15/1980

Box 5 of 7

7934118, Conversion of Attic Space to Storage Area & Toilet, 5/21/1982

Box 5 of 7

8034101, Chiller Unit Installation (Hsu Construction), 8/6/1982

Box 5 of 7

8034103, Facade Repair (National Restoration), 11/28/1980

Box 5 of 7

8034104, Handicapped Elevator (GAA) (A-E), 6/18/1982

Box 5 of 7

8034105, Security Systems Repair, 5/9/1980

Box 5 of 7

8034107, Facade Repair, North and West, 8/13/1981

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

7750431, Seawater System at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) (Giro Construction Co.), 11/12/1980

Box 6 of 7

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

8051104, Fire Protection, 9/23/1980

Box 6 of 7

8051105, Emergency Notification System, 3/21/1980

Box 6 of 7

8051106, Base Camp, 5/15/1981

Box 6 of 7

8051107, Base Camp - Program Cost Estimate, 3/5/1980

Box 6 of 7

8051108, Dorm Balcony Modifications, 4/23/1982

Box 6 of 7

8151101, Base Site Facilities and Access Road

Box 6 of 7

8151102, Base Camp and Ridge Tramway, 11/13/1980

Box 6 of 7

8151103, Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) - Support Building, 8/21/1980

Box 6 of 7

8151105, Generator and Substation, 11/13/1980

Box 6 of 7

8151106, Public Restrooms, 9/3/1981

Box 6 of 7

8151107, Day Sleeper Dorm & Wikiup, 11/13/1980

Box 6 of 7

8151108, Ridge Residence, 11/13/1980

Box 6 of 7

8151109, Master Plan Update, 4/6/1982

Box 6 of 7

8251101, Road Work, Phase II, 8/20/1982

Box 6 of 7

8251102, Road Repairs, Phase III (Quality Paving), 11/23/1982

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Cooper-Hewitt Museum

7848107, Terrace Walkway, 12/16/1977

Box 7 of 7

7948112, Guard Office (BTFI), 1/14/1981

Box 7 of 7

7948115, Automated Parking Lot Gate, 7/9/1980

Box 7 of 7

7948116, Conservatory Renovation, 12/20/1979

Box 7 of 7

7948123, Case Modifications, 12/28/1979

Box 7 of 7

8048101, Smoke Detection (Sarakinis), 9/5/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048102, Window Restoration (El Greco - Bontsikakis), 7/24/1981

Box 7 of 7

8048103, Furniture Exhibit, 12/5/1979

Box 7 of 7

8048104, Ocean Liners, 1/7/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048105, Tiles, 10/15/1979

Box 7 of 7

8048106, Column Collection of Silver Mustard Pots, 7/8/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048107, Century of Ceramics, 1/29/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048108, Spectacular Spaces, 10/22/1979

Box 7 of 7

8048109, Close Observation Exhibit, 4/8/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048110, Reports Catskills, 5/20/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048111, Hair, 5/5/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048115, 4th Floor Air Handling Irregularities, 3/11/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048116, Paper Conservation Lab, 11/23/1979

Box 7 of 7

8048120, Driveway/Sidewalk Intersection Repair, 5/5/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048123, Sawdust Collection (Professional Sheet Metal Work), 1/28/1981

Box 7 of 7

8048125, Facade Cleaning (Coasr Lines), 9/4/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048130, Conservatory Roof Repair, 11/17/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048131, Repaving Esplanade Walkway (Primirano), 11/17/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048132, Handrail for Staff Entrance Stair-North Side, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048133, Climate Control-Conservatory-Carnegie Mansion, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048134, Add Esplanade to Repointing, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048135, Steam Traps Installation, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048136, Fire Door Replacement, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048137, Handicapped Water Cooler, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048138, Repaving Parking Lot, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048139, Museum Dormers, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8048140, Elevator Controls/Miller House, 8/27/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148101, Walkway Repairs (Primiano), 6/19/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148103, Information Desk, 10/15/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148104, Recent Posters, 10/1/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148105, Match Safes, 10/1/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148106, Lace, 10/1/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148107, Reading/Writing/Arithmetic Exhibit, 8/14/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148108, Puppets/Art & Entertainment, 11/24/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148109, Robert Adam, 12/31/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148110, Hawaii, 2/8/1982

Box 7 of 7

8148111, Crafts/Carnegie Mansion, 10/15/1980

Box 7 of 7

8148112, Registrar's Office Modifications, 3/26/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148113, Innovative Furniture in America, 1/29/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148114, John Henry Belter & The Rococo Revival, 2/2/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148115, Gardens of Delite, 5/7/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148116, Slant/Front Exhibit Case, 5/11/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148117, New Museum Shop Office, 6/23/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148118, Coat Room Mezzanine, 6/23/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148119, Reception Office, 11/13/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148120, Puppets from Cooper-Hewitt Collection, 11/5/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148121, American in Glass Exhibit, 7/22/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148122, Magazine Covers, 7/22/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148123, Suburbs Exhibit, 7/17/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148124, Registrar's Storage Area, 8/6/1981

Box 7 of 7

8148125, Boiler Replacement (Burner MGT Systems), 7/30/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248102, Magazine Space, 10/15/1981

Box 7 of 7

8248103, Boiler Replacement, 11/5/1981

Box 7 of 7

8248105, Scandinavian Modern Exhibit, 6/29/1982

Box 7 of 7

8143106, Contemporary Baskets, 5/3/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248107, Lace, 7/26/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248108, Golden Age of Maples, 12/16/1981

Box 7 of 7

8248109, Contemporary Japanese Pottery, 12/17/1981

Box 7 of 7

8248110, Crafts Fair Exhibit, 3/29/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248111, Architectural Fantasy, 1/15/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248112, Carnegie Mansion, 1/15/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248113, Word Processor Room, 1/12/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248114, Buttons Exhibit, 3/9/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248115, Second Annual Craft Sales Fair, 2/10/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248116, Jacquard Loom, 5/4/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248117, Columns, 5/14/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248118, American Landscape Drawings, 5/14/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248119, Temporary Garden Lighting, 5/27/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248120, Fashion Prints, 7/7/1982

Box 7 of 7

8243122, Water Meter Valves (Parisi), 8/30/1982

Box 7 of 7

8248125, Classroom Modifications Room B05, 8/17/1982

Box 7 of 7