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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-134

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary

Administrative Records, 2006, 2012-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 2006, 2012-2014
Quantity: 2.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 16x20 boxes) (6 folders oversize material)
Collection: Accession 15-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in developing programs and exhibitions related to innovation for the Arts and Industries Building (AIB). Closed to the public since 2004, the Arts and Industries Building was meant to be the home for the Smithsonian Innovation Space and was to open in the summer of 2014. Planning for the space began in 2013, but after a year of program planning and financial review, the Smithsonian concluded that the cost of rehabilitating the building for public use and operating it exceeded available funding sources at the time. These records document the planning process for the physical space, the development of educational programs and exhibitions, budget matters, and staffing. The records were maintained by Pherabe Kolb, Associate Director of Strategic Communications, Office of Communications and External Affairs, who worked under the auspices of the Office of the Secretary as the Project Director of the Smithsonian Innovation Space. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, floor plans, architectural drawings, budget records, surveys, presentations, video recordings, floor plans, and workshop records. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in developing programs and exhibitions related to innovation for the Arts and Industries Building (AIB). Closed to the public since 2004, the Arts and Industries Building was meant to be the home for the Smithsonian Innovation Space and was to open in the summer of 2014. Planning for the space began in 2013, but after a year of program planning and financial review, the Smithsonian concluded that the cost of rehabilitating the building for public use and operating it exceeded available funding sources at the time. These records document the planning process for the physical space, the development of educational programs and exhibitions, budget matters, and staffing. The records were maintained by Pherabe Kolb, Associate Director of Strategic Communications, Office of Communications and External Affairs, who worked under the auspices of the Office of the Secretary as the Project Director of the Smithsonian Innovation Space. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, floor plans, architectural drawings, budget records, surveys, presentations, video recordings, floor plans, and workshop records. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-134, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

AIB program plan, 2012-2013

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USPTO information, 2012-2013

Box 1 of 3

AIB Budget - Alison McNally - Backup notes and documents, 2012-2014

Box 1 of 3

USPTO - Memorandum of Agreement, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Financials, 2013-2014

Box 1 of 3

AIB innovation pavilion survey results, 2013

Box 1 of 3

SmithGroup JJR - AIB Interim Public Use - Meeting minutes, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Innovation expo budgets, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Innovation expo planning, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Innovation expo - General, 2013 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

AIB information, 2013

Box 1 of 3

AIB maps and plans, 2013

Box 1 of 3

AIB exhibits, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Grand Challenges walls, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collections - Vertical display, 2013

Box 1 of 3

3D in AIB, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Innovation forum, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Web and online, 2013

Box 1 of 3

AIB Director, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Latino Center in AIB, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Planning updates, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Art installation, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Art of Science Learning, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Innovation speakers, 2013

Box 1 of 3

3D panel - Moderator, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - CISCO, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - Department of Energy, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - Chobani, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - United States Agency for International Development, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - United States Council on Competitiveness, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaboration - Qualcomm, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaborations within the Smithsonian, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Collaborations outside the Smithsonian, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) proposals, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Case Foundation collaboration discussion, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Enterprises in AIB, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits - Visiting, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Retail programming, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Information technology (IT) at AIB, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Chronology of significant events relating to the AIB, 2014

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Innovation Space at the Arts and Industries Building - Information packet, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Marketing

Box 1 of 3

Staffing

Box 1 of 3

Consortia

Box 1 of 3

Press release - Status of AIB, January 27, 2014

Box 1 of 3

AIB Redevelopment Assessment Report to the Smithsonian Institution - The Staubach Company, December 13, 2006

Box 1 of 3

Schematic design cost estimate - AIB Interim Public Use, January 24, 2014

Box 1 of 3

Final design schematic submitted to USPTO, February 18, 2014 (include electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

AIB Interim Public Use - Design Program and Space Criteria - Draft - SmithGroup JJR, November 11, 2013

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

AIB Interim Public Use - Design Program and Space Criteria - Draft, December 2, 2013

Box 2 of 3

AIB Revitalization - Planning Studies - Concept Design Report - Volume 2 of 2 - Interior Architectural and Mechanical Concepts - Polshek Partnership Architects and SmithGroup, Inc., October 22, 2009

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Innovation Space (SIS) at AIB Rotunda - Art Installation

Box 2 of 3

AIB - Revitalization/Renovation - mOrphosis

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Smithsonian Institution Building and AIB - Revitalization Planning Studies - Workshop 1 - ennead architects and SmithGroup, January 19, 2011

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Building and AIB - Revitalization Planning Studies - Workshop 2 - ennead architects and SmithGroup, February 14, 2011

Box 3 of 3
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Folder 1 - AIB - First floor plan for interim use, May 11, 2012

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Folder 2 - AIB - Ground floor plan for interim use, March 8, 2013

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Folder 3 - AIB Revitalization - Interim public use - 65% progress drawing set, September 6, 2013

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Folder 4 - AIB - Interim Interior Renovation - Ground Floor Plan

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Folder 5 - AIB - Window plan

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Folder 6 - AIB - Exterior enclosures and structural improvements

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