Restoration and Renovation Records, 1984-2006

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the Dept. of Design and Production's role in restoration and renovation projects at the National Portrait Gallery, in particular the renovation and enhancement of the Patent Office Building. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, meeting minutes, chronologic files, architectural drawings, floor plans, schematics, maps, drawings, color photographs, and black-and-white photographs.

Subject

  • Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

Organized by subseries: 1) Miscellaneous Projects -- 2) Patent Office Building Renovation and Enhancement

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1984
  • 1984-2006

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Historic buildings
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Portraits, American
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Architectural drawings
  • Drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Maps
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS00698

Physical description

15.38 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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