Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management and Reliability. Office of the Director
Director's Records, 1990-2008
This accession consists of the records of the Nancy J. Bechtol, Director, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) and documents her work overseeing the management and direction of OFMR. Also included are records related to the funding and installation of a proposed butterfly pavilion in the Arts and Industries Building, as well as records from lectures and training given by Bechtol. Some of the records are from when the OFMR was two separate offices: Office of Facilities Management and Office of Facilities Reliability, as well as from when Bechtol was Chief of the Horticulture Services Division. Some materials predate Bechtol's employment at the Smithsonian. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, strategic plans, lecture and training records, presentations, surveys, images, brochures, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 06/05/2013 memorandum, Toda to Faust; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Bechtol, Nancy J.
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management. Horticulture Services Division
- Smithsonian Institution. Office Facilities Reliability
- Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
- Buildings -- Maintenance
- Lectures and lecturing
- Museum buildings
- Smithsonian buildings
- Architectural design
- Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-220, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management and Reliability. Office of the Director, Director's Records