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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 84-081

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Project Files, 1973, 1977-1982

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: 1973, 1977-1982
Quantity: 12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 84-081
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center), the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the National Mall, L'Enfant Plaza offices, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Barney Studio House, the National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, the Freer Gallery of Art, the Arts & Industries Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History (formerly the National Museum of History and Technology), the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and miscellaneous locations.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center), the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the National Mall, L'Enfant Plaza offices, the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Barney Studio House, the National Air and Space Museum, Renwick Gallery, the Freer Gallery of Art, the Arts & Industries Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History (formerly the National Museum of History and Technology), the National Museum of American Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and miscellaneous locations.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-081, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

Miscellaneous Locations

7900118, Belmont Chimney Repair, 9/8/1980 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

7900125, Special Streets Program, 5/16/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000102, Electrical Supervisory Cable, 5/21/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000104, African Art Handicapped Access, 11/13/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000105, Roof/Terrace Committee, 2/26/1981

Box 1 of 12

8000106, Term Contract (BJI), 2/25/1981

Box 1 of 12

8000107, Belmont Fire Protection, 1/9/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000108, Orchid Greenhouse Construction, 2/27/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000109, Greenhouse Expansion, 2/1/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000111, Belmont Wiring, 4/7/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000113, Centrex System, 4/4/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000115, Building Environmental Zones, 4/2/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000116, Task Force Re-Accounting CLSA System, 4/4/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000117, Environmental Zones/HVAC Conservation, 9/15/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000119, Exhaust Hood for Welding, 7/3/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000121, Term Contract (Mueller, GA&A and HD Knottinham, 9/18/1981

Box 1 of 12

8000122, Museum of American Art Canopy Replacement, 3/10/1981

Box 1 of 12

8000125, Relocation of Damper - 1111 North Capitol (Smithsonian Institution Support Center), 10/1/1980

Box 1 of 12

8100105, Roof/Terrace Inspection, 2/12/1981

Box 1 of 12

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

8132108, Attic Insulation Moisture Problem, 1/15/1981

Box 1 of 12

Miscellaneous Locations

8000110, Museum of African Art Exhibit Cases, 3/27/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000114, [illegible] Modifications, 7/28/1980

Box 1 of 12

Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center)

8038105, Security Fence, 8/15/1980 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8038106, Rewire Building #7, 8/19/1980

Box 1 of 12

8038107, Balcony Extension Building #21 and #24, 4/14/1980

Box 1 of 12

8038108, Roof Repair Building #24, 7/10/1980

Box 1 of 12

8038109, Asbestos Containment Building #15-19, 4/23/1980

Box 1 of 12

8038110, Sewer Line Repair, 9/19/1980 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8038113, Storm Water Management System, 3/5/1982 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8138115, Paint Buildings #1-6, 8/31/1981

Box 1 of 12

8138116, Building #12 Sprinkler, 3/3/1981 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8138117, Covered Loading Dock Building #12, 10/20/1980

Box 1 of 12

8138118, Painting Roof Buildings #17A, 17, and 19, 10/20/1980

Box 1 of 12

8138119, Painting and Finishing (contract and specifications), 3/20/1981 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8138120, Perimeter Lighting, 10/30/1980

Box 1 of 12

8138121, Sprinkler Installation, Building 24, 3/12/1981

Box 1 of 12

8138122, Infrared Heater, Building A, 8/11/1981

Box 1 of 12

8138123, Installation of Building 21 - Paul E. Garber Facility, 7/21/1981 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

8238103, Exterior Repairs, 4/28/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238108, Air Supported Storage Structure, 3/12/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238109, Water Valve Tamper Switch, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238114, Drainage - Building 12, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238115, Drainage - Building 10, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238117, Electrical Service - Building 12, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238118, Lighting - Building 20, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238119, Lighting - Building 23, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238122, Drainage Problems - Paul E. Garber Facility, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238123, Sprinkler and Smoke Detection for Aero/Astro Storage Building 12, 1/29/1982

Box 1 of 12

8238125, Smoke Detection and Alarm Systems for Buildings - Silver Hill Complex, 12/22/1982

Box 1 of 12

Miscellaneous Locations

8000118, Folklife Office Modifications (L'Enfant 2600 Modifications), 4/11/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000120, Office of Design and Construction Renovations, 4/8/1981

Box 1 of 12

8000123, Management Analysis Office (MAO) Space Plan/Carpet Installation, 8/5/1980

Box 1 of 12

8000124, Smithsonian Exposition Books (SEB), 5/12/1981

Box 1 of 12

Box 2

Cooper-Hewitt Museum

8048112, Wallpaper Exhibit, 7/17/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048114, Miller House Partition Demolition, 3/17/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048117, Eight Window Cases for First Floor Windows, 1/11/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048118, New Exhibition Area, 3/19/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048119, Librarian's Office Modifications, 5/29/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048121, Fine Art of Living, 9/9/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048122, Beach, Boardwalk, Boulevard, 3/17/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048124, Gray Room Project, 7/25/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048126, Information Desk Drawings, 9/22/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048127, Outdoor Sales Unit, 6/2/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048128, Exhibition Plans - Central Park Drawings, 7/18/1980

Box 2 of 12

8048129, Electroworks Exhibition, 8/12/1980

Box 2 of 12

Miscellaneous Locations

7500148, Handicapped, 8/25/1980 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 12

7500176, Museum of American Art (MAA), 4/5/1979

Box 2 of 12

7700101, Equipment Monitoring System, 2/8/1980 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 12

7700117, Water Supply Emergency Plan, 4/14/1980 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 12

Box 3

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

7651144, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Master Plan, 2/3/1981 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 12

7551146, SAO Water System Implementation, 3/10/1980

Box 3 of 12

7851101, SAO Dorm, 9/19/1980 (8 folders)

Box 3 of 12

7951101, Annex Building, 12/2/1980 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 12

Box 4

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

8144108, Computer Room, 4/2/1982

Box 4 of 12

Miscellaneous Locations

8166101, Facility Improvement, 6/16/1982

Box 4 of 12

8166102, Tichman Collection, 8/13/1981

Box 4 of 12

8166103, Lighting, 7/15/1981

Box 4 of 12

8166104, Reception Area, 9/29/1981

Box 4 of 12

The National Mall

8170102, Facility Data, 5/26/1982

Box 4 of 12

8170103, Cooling Tower Replacement Study, 6/1/1981

Box 4 of 12

8170104, Adobe Architecture - Folklife Festival, 6/29/1981

Box 4 of 12

8170105, Emergency Telecommunications Power System, 8/18/1981

Box 4 of 12

8270110, Folklife Festival Plan, 4/24/1982

Box 4 of 12

8270111, Soldiers Home Gazebo, 6/9/1982

Box 4 of 12

L'Enfant Plaza Offices

8275102, Folklife Space Modifications, 3/31/1982

Box 4 of 12

8275103, Office of Protection Services (OPS) Office Redesign, 3/6/1982

Box 4 of 12

8275104, Audits Office Modifications, 11/12/1982

Box 4 of 12

8375101, OSS Director's Office, 12/27/1982

Box 4 of 12

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

8046105, Anna Cooper Exhibit, 4/23/1980

Box 4 of 12

7846104, Clerestory Window Replacement, 8/15/1980 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 12

7946101, Structural Frame and Details, 1/18/1980 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 12

8046102, Sprinklers, 11/13/1979

Box 4 of 12

8046103, Fire Protection Study, 2/8/1980

Box 4 of 12

8046104, Gas Conversion, 6/24/1981 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 12

8046106, Portable Mezzanine, 6/3/1982

Box 4 of 12

8046107, Sunscreen Windows, 7/28/1980

Box 4 of 12

8046109, Exhibit Center Roof Leaks, 7/28/1980

Box 4 of 12

8046110, Memo - OPS Comments, 10/27/1980

Box 4 of 12

8146101, History Background Memo/Parking, 4/8/1983 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 12

8146102, Exterior Storage - Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 11/13/1980

Box 4 of 12

8146107, Exhibits Lab Expansion, 4/17/1981

Box 4 of 12

8146104, Sound and Light Barrier, 3/10/1981

Box 4 of 12

8146105, Children's Room Ventilation, 4/2/1981

Box 4 of 12

8146106, Natural Gas Conversion, 4/30/1981

Box 4 of 12

8146108, Memo - OPS Comments, 10/19/1981 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 12

8246103, "Here Look at Mine" Exhibition - Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 6/21/1982

Box 4 of 12

Barney Studio House

7642350, Memo - Fire Protection Inspection - Barney Studio House, 5/12/1980

Box 4 of 12

8042101, Memo - OPS Comments - BH Lights, 8/21/1980

Box 4 of 12

8042102, Proposed Korean Chancery Expansion Services, 3/14/1980

Box 4 of 12

8042101, Letter - Barney House, 2/24/1981

Box 4 of 12

Box 5

National Air and Space Museum

8235124, Stars Exhibit, 11/12/1982

Box 5 of 12

Renwick Gallery

8236106, The Grand Renwick Souvenir Shop, 6/28/1982

Box 5 of 12

8336102, Threads Exhibit, 11/22/1982

Box 5 of 12

Freer Gallery of Art

7537137, Freer Handrails, 10/27/1977

Box 5 of 12

7537230, Freer Reroofing, 4/23/1981 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 12

7837102, Reroofing Phase II, 3/20/1981 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 12

7837104, North Steps Resetting, 4/18/1980 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 12

7837106, Handicapped Access, 9/15/1980 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 12

Box 6

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

7932108, SIB South Tower, 12/12/1979

Box 6 of 12

8032102, SIB North Porte Cochere Repair, 6/9/1981 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 12

8032104, Protection Division Modifications, 3/26/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032105, Waterproof Southeast Basement, 10/9/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032107, Campanile Tower Interior Design, 6/6/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032108, Room B20, 5/30/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032109, West Wing Gutter, 5/19/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032110, Local Switching, 3/11/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032111, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) Window Modifications, 1/22/1982 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 12

8032112, Basement Leaks, 7/21/1980

Box 6 of 12

8032113, Stone Investigation, 8/25/1980

Box 6 of 12

8132101, Transformer Removal and Disposal

Box 6 of 12

8132102, Steam Station Renovation

Box 6 of 12

8132104, HVAC/Transformers, 11/21/1980

Box 6 of 12

8132105, Smithsonian Institution Archives CCC Ventilation, 8/7/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132106, Bicycle Rack Installation, 3/30/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132107, Floor Plans for Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), 4/10/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132108, Attic Moisture Problem, 8/5/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132109, Room 317/311 Modifications, 8/14/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132110, Arts of Egypt, 2/2/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132111, Flag Tower Renovation, 6/30/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132113, Rooms 232 and [illegible] to Offices, 8/17/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132114, Yorktown Exhibit, 11/4/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132115, Visitor Reception Center, 10/23/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132116, Renovate Room T-471, 9/29/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132117, Commons Kitchen HVAC, 9/23/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132118, Fourth Floor West Wing Modifications, 9/17/1981

Box 6 of 12

8132119, Third Floor Modifications, 8/12/1981

Box 6 of 12

8232105, OPS - Memo Comments, 3/16/1982

Box 6 of 12

8232108, Memo - Basement Security Bars, 2/22/1982

Box 6 of 12

8232110, Dunn - Memo Shelving, 6/25/1982

Box 6 of 12

8232111, Memo - Commons Lounge Lighting, 6/15/1982

Box 6 of 12

8232116, Restoration Shop Electrical Repairs, 6/4/1982

Box 6 of 12

Arts & Industries Building

7833105, Request for Additional Funds, Emergency Generator and Fire Pump, 6/4/1980 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 12

8033109, Memo - Smoke Detection Northeast Range, 4/27/1981

Box 6 of 12

8033110, Memo- Forklift Relocation, 8/18/1980

Box 6 of 12

8033111, Memo - OPS Comments, 3/16/1981

Box 6 of 12

8133104, Industrial Hygiene Laboratory and Office, 4/17/1981

Box 6 of 12

8033123, Memo - Private Office Problems, 1/17/1981

Box 6 of 12

8133105, Improvement for Arts & Industries Office Space - Room 2482, 10/6/1980

Box 6 of 12

8133106, Proposal - Resident Associates, 6/18/1981

Box 6 of 12

8133107, Memo - Space Modifications, OPS Comments, 8/5/1981

Box 6 of 12

Box 7

National Air and Space Museum

7735104, Theatre Improvements, 7/14/1981 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7735106, Sprinklers - Theatre and Spacearium, 4/26/1982 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7735110, Cooling Tower Sprinkler System, 9/30/1980 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7735118, Work Platforms, 4/30/1981

Box 7 of 12

7735119, Monorail and Hoist, 10/2/1980 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7835122, Education Office, 6/24/1981 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7835134, Theatre and Storage Expansion, 8/5/1980 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

7835140, Revolving Doors, 1/14/1981 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Box 8

National Museum of Natural History

7731122, Fire Protection Master Plan, 6/24/1981 (6 folders)

Box 8 of 12

7931101, West Wing Roof Repair, 8/17/1981 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 12

7931119, Fire Protection, 6/3/1981 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 12

National Museum of American History (formerly the National Museum of History and Technology)

7930101, Fire Protection Master Plan, National Museum of History and Technology, 1980

Box 8 of 12

Box 9

National Museum of Natural History

8031101, Sprinkler System (Freezer), 8/17/1981 (4 folders)

Box 9 of 12

8031105, Reheat Coil Replacement, 9/22/1980

Box 9 of 12

8031106, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Lab (Master Mechanics), 8/6/1981 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 12

8031108, Fire Protection (Amplitron), 8/18/1981 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 12

8031110, Glass Railings Hall 2, 7/3/1980 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 12

8031111, Fume Hood Study, 5/22/1980

Box 9 of 12

8031112, Fume Hood Exhibits Shops, 8/8/1980

Box 9 of 12

8031113, HVAC Insect Zoo Rearing Room, 5/5/1980

Box 9 of 12

8031114, East Wing Sprinkler (Prince), 7/8/1981

Box 9 of 12

8131101, Fire Panel Batteries, 8/3/1981

Box 9 of 12

8131114, Baird Auditorium HVAC, 3/16/1982 (6 folder)

Box 9 of 12

Box 10

Freer Gallery of Art

7837107, Freer Lighting, 5/5/1981 (2 folder)

Box 10 of 12

7937103, Auditorium Lighting, 6/16/1980

Box 10 of 12

7937104, Basement Storage Space Modifications, 1/24/1980

Box 10 of 12

7937105, Handicapped Entrance, 2/7/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037101, Emergency Lighting, 5/11/1981

Box 10 of 12

8037102, Chandelier (General Electric), 3/11/1981 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 12

8037104, Replace Branch Water Lines

Box 10 of 12

8037105, Electrical System, 3/17/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037106, Corridor/Office Renovation, 3/31/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037110, Flammable Liquid Storage Room, 9/24/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037111, Additional Telephone Conduit, 2/29/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037112, North Entrance Steps (Pagliaro Brothers), 6/27/1980 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 12

8037113, Fountain Water Recirculation, 9/3/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037114, Cleaning Bronze Doors, 9/17/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037115, Mechanized Storage Facilities, 5/20/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037116, Freer Cooling Tower, 6/4/1980

Box 10 of 12

8037118, Reset Roof Drains (Sheet Metal-Quality Roofing), 1/5/1982 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 12

8037119, HVAC Renovation Addendum, 9/22/1980

Box 10 of 12

8137103, Attic Renovation

Box 10 of 12

8137104, Pathway to Japanese Lantern

Box 10 of 12

8137105, Skylight Repair

Box 10 of 12

8137109, Courtyard Enclosure

Box 10 of 12

8137110, Replace Interior Limestone

Box 10 of 12

8137111, Handicapped Alterations

Box 10 of 12

8137112, Fire Protection Sprinkler System

Box 10 of 12

8137113, North Entrance Steps Repair

Box 10 of 12

8137114, Kitchen Remodeling/Enlargement, 8/9/1982

Box 10 of 12

8137115, Replace North Door, 3/12/1982

Box 10 of 12

8137116, Freer Master Plan, 1/25/1981

Box 10 of 12

8137117, Auxiliary HVAC System, 6/29/1981

Box 10 of 12

8237104, Repair of North Curb, 2/2/1983

Box 10 of 12

Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center)

7538206, Storm Sewer and Drain, 7/6/1979 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 12

Box 11

Arts & Industries Building

8133108, Door Installation, Arts & Industries Building Second Floor Pavilion, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8133109, A&I East North Range Storage Modifications, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8133110, Smithsonian Institution Press A&I 2261 Changes, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8133112, National Associates, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8133113, A&I Door Installation, 1982

Box 11 of 12

8133114, Resident Associates Offices Extension, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8133115, Exploratory Hole Drilled in SI 421, 1981

Box 11 of 12

8233106, National Associates Floor Heating Problem, 1982

Box 11 of 12

8233112, A&I Museum Shop Renovations, 1982

Box 11 of 12

8233115, Phone Installation for Mail Order Division, 1982

Box 11 of 12

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834104, Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Roof Repairs, 1980

Box 11 of 12

National Museum of Natural History

7931111, Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Paving, 1980

Box 11 of 12

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery

7834104, Roofs and Porticos of Portrait Gallery, 1978

Box 11 of 12

7834112, Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Waterproofing, 1979 (3 folders)

Box 11 of 12

7834115, Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Smoke Detection System, 1981 (6 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Box 12

Various projects which predated the use of the number/tracking system - Miscellaneous

Box 12 of 12