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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 82-012

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction

Central Files, 1979-1981

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Title: Central Files
Dates: 1979-1981
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 82-012
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of construction project files, including blueprints, financial statements, and inter-office correspondence concerning the projects. Buildings documented in this accession include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Museum of History and Technology (later named the National Museum of American History), and the National Museum of Natural History.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of construction project files, including blueprints, financial statements, and inter-office correspondence concerning the projects. Buildings documented in this accession include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Museum of History and Technology (later named the National Museum of American History), and the National Museum of Natural History.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-012, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Central Files

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Container List

Box 1

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

7832101 Flag Tower Modifications - Smithsonian Institution (SI) Building, 11/26/1979 CD (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

7932102 Restroom Modifications - SI Building, 6/28/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

7932107 Upgrade Exhibit Restoration - SI Building, 3/18/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8032103 Basement Restrooms - SI Building, 6/9/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

8032106 Museum Shops Design Department, 7/22/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

Arts and Industries Building

7833103 Fire Pump, Elevator, Electrical Switch Gear - A&I Building (5 folders)

Box 1 of 3

7833104 Elevator Renovation - A&I Building, 10/5/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

7933106 SI Magazine Partitions - A&I Building, 10/7/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

7933110 Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) Office Modifications - A&I Building

Box 1 of 3

8033105 HVAC Redesign AHU 5, 7, AC1 - A&I Building, 3/31/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

8033108 SI Service Unit - SI Building, A&I Building, 5/15/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033112 Relocation of Fire Box - A&I Building, 1/28/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

8033113 Patching and Painting - A&I Building, 2/1/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033114 Training/Conference Room - A&I Building, 8/1/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033116 Key Punch Room - A&I Building, 7/15/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

8033117 Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) Handicapped Access - A&I Building, 7/30/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033119 Cooling of Camera Room - A&I Building, 5/19/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033120 Handicapped Restroom - A&I Building, 11/25/1980 DD (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

8033121 Forklift Charging Area - A&I Building, 8/1/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033122 HVAC - A&I Building, 6/27/1980 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033124 Feasibility Study for Decking of Rooms for Storage - A&I Building, 2/13/1981 PD

Box 1 of 3

8033115 "1876: Floricultural and Horticultural Arts and Crafts" - A&I Building, 7/14/1980 VC

Box 1 of 3

8033107 "Armed Freedom" - A&I Building, 10/12/1980 DD

Box 1 of 3

8033118 Office of Public Affairs - A&I Building, 7/31/1980

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Box 2

National Museum of American History

8030138 Petty Cash Office - Museum of History and Technology, 7/24/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

8030140 HVAC in Rooms 4301 and 4112 - Museum and History and Technology, 8/5/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

8030142 First Ladies Room Test Lighting - Museum of History and Technology, 9/19/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

8030143 Musical Instruments Hall Lighting - Museum of History and Technology, 9/19/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

8130126 "A Nation of Nations" New Entrance - Museum of History and Technology

Box 2 of 3

8130127 National Museum of American History Stairwells

Box 2 of 3

8130130 Changing American Farms Exhibit - National Museum of American History, 3/11/1981 VC

Box 2 of 3

8130152 Von Steuben Exhibit - National Museum of American History, 10/5/1981 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030115 Nation's Attic Exhibit - Museum of History and Technology, 3/27/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030116 Petroleum Hall Partition - Museum of History and Technology, 1/31/1980 CD

Box 2 of 3

8030118 Civil Rights Photo Exhibit - Museum of History and Technology, 1/11/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030123 Sutter's Gold Nugget Case - Museum of History and Technology, 3/25/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030127 Eight Window Insulating Panels - National Museum of American History, 1/8/1981 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030130 Buckaroo Exhibit Museum of History and Technology, 3/31/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030133 Indiana Exhibit - Museum of History and Technology, 6/2/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

8030134 New Wall - Keyboard Instruments Exhibit - Museum of History and Technology, 6/20/1980 VC

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of Natural History

7531225 Uncle Beasley - National Museum of Natural History, 8/22/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

7731111 Microprobe Lab - National Museum of Natural History, 7/26/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

7931118 Card Reader Access - National Museum of Natural History, 4/13/1979 DD

Box 2 of 3

7931119 Fire Protection - National Museum of Natural History, 6/1/1981 DD (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

8031104 Window Renovation - National Museum of Natural History, 9/19/1979 DD

Box 2 of 3

8131102 Lock and Gasket Replacement, East and West Wings - National Museum of Natural History, 10/7/1980 DD

Box 2 of 3

8031119 Replacement of Handrails - National Museum of Natural History, 10/27/1980 PD

Box 2 of 3

8031120 HVAC Consultation with OPT - National Museum of Natural History, 10/29/1980 DD

Box 2 of 3

8031109 New Gold Case - National Museum of Natural History, 12/3/1979 VC

Box 2 of 3

7931122 Partitioning Room 85 - National Museum of Natural History, 8/28/1979 VC

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle)

7632287 Campanile Tower - SI Building, 2/6/1980 CD (5 folders)

Box 2 of 3

7632325 East Garden - SI Building

Box 2 of 3

7632325 East Garden - SI Building; 7532243 Sensory Garden - SI Building

Box 2 of 3

7632325 East Garden - SI Building (2 folders)

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Box 3

National Museum of American History

7530197 Skid-Proofing Granite Steps, Fountain - Museum of History and Technology, 11/3/1978 PD (4 folders)

Box 3 of 3

7630324 Constitution Avenue Fountain Renovation - Museum of History and Technology, 9/24/1979 PD

Box 3 of 3

7630340 Storage of Chase Manhattan Collection - Museum of History and Technology, 5/9/1978 PD (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

7730115 Public Address System - Museum of History and Technology, 10/30/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

7830105 Handicapped Access - Museum of History and Technology, 12/18/1979 DD (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

7930106 Lamppost - Museum of History and Technology, 11/29/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

7930107 Window Modifications, West Wing - Museum of History and Technology, 1/3/1980 DD

Box 3 of 3

7930112 Dibner Library - Museum of History and Technology, 4/9/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

7930113 Installation of Reverse Osmosis Water Tank in Conservation Analytical Laboratory - Museum of History and Technology, 1/11/1980 DD

Box 3 of 3

7930125 Library Modifications - Museum of History and Technology, 7/21/1980 DD

Box 3 of 3

7930128 Damaged Cafeteria Windows - Museum of History and Technology, 10/25/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030102 Coil Replacement - Museum of History and Technology, 10/29/1980 CD (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

8030104 Health Vestibule HVAC - Museum of History and Technology, 11/28/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030108 Shower Installation, Room 113 - Museum of History and Technology, 10/16/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030110 Audio Studio Modifications - Museum of History and Technology, 11/19/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030112 Relocation of Information Desk - Museum of History and Technology, 10/30/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030114 Window Insulating Panels - National Museum of American History, 9/15/1980 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030119 Breakdown of Electrical Circuits - Museum of History and Technology, 12/17/1979 DD

Box 3 of 3

8030120 OPPS Photo Laboratory Modifications - Museum of History and Technology, 1/15/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030121 GGI Locomotive - Museum of History and Technology, 4/15/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030128 Relocation of Greenough George Washington Statue - Museum of History and Technology, 7/22/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030129 Security Space Plan - National Museum of American History, 12/11/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030131 Terrace Leak - Museum of History and Technology, 5/5/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030132 HVAC for Room B1048 - Museum of History and Technology, 7/1/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030135 HVAC Conservation - Museum of History and Technology, 9/2/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030136 National Philatelic Collection Vault - Museum of History and Technology, 7/23/1980 PD

Box 3 of 3

8030137 Inventory Office - Museum of History and Technology, 9/8/1980 DD

Box 3 of 3