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Accession 08-109

Smithsonian Institution. Conservation Analytical Laboratory

Director's Records, 1982-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Conservation Analytical Laboratory
Title: Director's Records
Dates: 1982-1986
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 08-109
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records related to the Conservation Analytical Laborary's (CAL) participation in the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP), in particular Task Group G which dealt with the Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources. These records were maintained by R. M. Organ, Director (1968-1983) and Lambertus Van Zelst, Director (1985-2004). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, data, a black-and-white photograph, and reports.

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This accession consists of records related to the Conservation Analytical Laborary's (CAL) participation in the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP), in particular Task Group G which dealt with the Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources. These records were maintained by R. M. Organ, Director (1968-1983) and Lambertus Van Zelst, Director (1985-2004). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, data, a black-and-white photograph, and reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-109, Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Director's Records

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Container List

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1982

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Annual Report 1982 to the President and Congress: National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, Washington, D.C.

December 1983

Box 1 of 1
Memo: Draft 3rd Annual Report from the Acid Rain Research Coordinator
Memo: International Meetings Related to Materials Effects from Richard Livingston, Acid Deposition Research Staff

1984

Box 1 of 1
Preservation Assistance Division Information National Park Service

February 1984

Box 1 of 1
Report on the Assessment Activities and Materials Effects Research Review Meeting of the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, February 14-17, 1984, Burlington, Vermont
Memo: Scope of Work for Review from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division
Memo: Review of Scope of Work (G4-3) from Acid Rain Research Coordinator
Materials Effects Task Group (G) and Assessments and Policy Analysis Task Group (I) Peer Review Abstracts, February 14-17, 1984, Burlington, Vermont
Marble Tombstones in National Cemeteries as Indicators of Stone Damage: General Methods
Description of the Data Base and Initial Results
The Use of Travel Costs and Recreation Expenditures to Estimate the Benefits of Reductions in Acid Deposition
Overview of Cultural Resources Monitoring Methods Research
Compile Air Quality and Deposition Data
Dimensioning the Uncertainty Around Estimates of Forest Damage
A Possible Extension of Previous Work
Contingent Market Study for Estimating the Benefits of Reduced Acid Deposition
Economic Valuation of Changes in Materials Damages
Effects of Acid Deposition on the Corrosion of Structural Materials in the Atmosphere
Retrospective Modeling of Atmospheric Sulfur

May 1984

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Memo: Task Group Meeting 9:00 a.m., May 9, 1984, Washington, D.C. from Raymond Herrmann, Chairman
Memo: Revised Stone Group Minutes of May 10, 1984 Meeting from Bruce R. Doe
Upgrade Field Exposure Program

July 1984

Box 1 of 1
Memo: G: Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources FY 1986 Interagency Budget Presentation, July 1984
Acid Rain Site Management Plan for Dimension Stone by U. S. National Park Service

August 1984

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Memo: Task Group Meeting, August 14, 1984 from Acid Rain Research Coordinator
Memo: Minutes of Task Group G Meeting, August 14, 1984 from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division
Memo: NAPAP Acknowledgment in Publications from Acid Rain Research Coordinator
Correspondence: To Dr. Lambertus van Zelst, From Richard A. Livingston

September 1984

Box 1 of 1
Acid Rain Essentials
Memo: Use of Senior Environmental Employment Workers to Collect Runoff Samples from Dick Livingston Acid Rain Research Staff
Miscellaneous Charts and Tables

October 1984

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Memo: Review of Scope of Work-Task Group G Project G3-1.03 from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division

November 1984

Box 1 of 1
Memo: The 1984 Annual Report and Other Assorted Miscellaneous Task Group Business from Raymond Herrmann, Chairman
Memo: Preparation of 1984 NAPAP Annual Report to Congress from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division
Report of Physical Testing of SALS Samples of Salem Limestone Members of Stone Group

January 1985

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Memo: Draft Report on Materials Effects Research for UN ECE from Richard Livingston, Acid Deposition and Atmospheric Research Division (RD-676)
The Effect of Pretreatments on Tensile Bond Strength

March 1985

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Memo: Review of "Examination of Stone Buildings" from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division; Examination of Stone Buildings
The ARB Research Bulletin

April 1985

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Correspondence: from Air Resources Board
Memo: Evidence of Pollution Damage to Stone from Bruce R. Doe Preservation Assistance Division
Photograph: Baluster in the Balustrade around the patio and west side of the Pan American Union Building, Washington, D.C. taken by Debbie Dwornik

June 1985

Box 1 of 1
Examinations of Stone Buildings
Memo: The Concerns of Walter L. Warnick from Raymond Herrmann, Chairman
Degradation of Materials Due to Acid Rain, 20th State-of-the-Art Symposium, June 17-19, 1985, Stouffer's Concourse Hotel, Arlington, Virginia: Program and Abstracts

July 1985

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Memo: Task Group G Meeting, July 30, 1985, Sheraton, Crystal City, Virginia from Acid Rain Research Coordinator
G: Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources FY 1987 Interagency Budget Presentation July 1985

August 1985

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Memo: Review of "Rainfall pH-Measurements Variations for Various Protocols at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina" from Acid Rain Research Coordinator
Draft Copy: Rainfall pH-Measurements Variations for Various Protocols at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Memo: Draft 1985 Assessment Materials Chapter from Acting Chairman, Task Group G, National Acid Precipitation Program

October 1985

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Memo: Final FY 1987 Task Group from Chairman, Task Group G
G: Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources FY 1987 Interagency Budget Presentation October 1985
Memo: Review of Scope of Work-Task Group G Project G3-1.03 from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division

November 1985

Box 1 of 1
Correspondence: To Task Group G members from David R. Flinn
Guidelines for a standard method of measuring rates of stone decay

December 1985

Box 1 of 1
Department of the Interior US Geological Survey: Description, selection, and procurement of Shelburne Marble Samples used to study effects of acid rain
Memo: Draft description of environmental data requirements from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division
Correspondence: to Task Group G members from George Y. Jordy
Addressees
Effects of acid deposition on materials Draft of a research plan
References

February 1986

Box 1 of 1
Correspondence: to Susan Sherwood from John P. Carter
pH Meter readings

March 1986

Box 1 of 1
Correspondence: to Susan Sherwood from Robert F. Blakely
Memo: Stone Group meeting, March 25-26, 1986, Reston, Virginia from Acid Rain Research Coordinator Preservation Assistance Division
Stone Group Meeting agenda
Event Announcement: APT Washington Chapter, Tour of the Renwick Gallery, Topic: Solutions to Stone Deterioration, Guide: Gary Brenner, Smithsonian Institution
Miscellaneous meeting agenda program
Methods of chemical analyses for selected species in marble and limestone surfaces exposed to the acidic outdoor environment
Limestone and marble dissolution by acid rain: Description of, and preliminary results from, an onsite weathering experiment
Remote sensing techniques in assessing effects of acid deposition on building stones
Dimensional, chemical, and gravimetric changes in marble and limestone exposed at field test sites of the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program
Holographic interferometry method for assessment of stone surface recession and roughening caused by weathering and acid rain
Surface chemistry of Salem limestone and Shelburne marble in an acid rain environment
Applications of mineralogic and petrographic techniques to material damage

April 1986

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Memo: ASTM C18 meeting notes re NAPAP/NPS Stone Group interest from A. Youngdahl, Argonne National Lab, Argonne, Illinois 60439
Correspondence: To Susan Sherwood from Gerald W. Chase
Progress report on acid deposition materials effects research at EPA