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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-013

National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department

Exhibition Records, circa 1965-2015

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1965-2015
Quantity: 31.20 cu. ft. (64 blueprint storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (15 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 17-013
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the design and update of galleries and exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum as well as the design or redesign on the building itself and its office spaces. A small number of drawings document design projects at the Arts and Industries Building, the Smithsonian Institution Building (also known as the "Castle"), and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include plans, elevations, sketches, graphics, architectural drawings, schematics, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the design and update of galleries and exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum as well as the design or redesign on the building itself and its office spaces. A small number of drawings document design projects at the Arts and Industries Building, the Smithsonian Institution Building (also known as the "Castle"), and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include plans, elevations, sketches, graphics, architectural drawings, schematics, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031. Some drawings of infrastructure may be restricted longer. Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-013, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Gallery 100, Milestones of Flight, 1997

Box 1 of 67

Gallery 100, Charles Lindbergh Memorial, 1997

Box 1 of 67

Gallery 101, Museum Shop Lighting, 2005

Box 1 of 67

Box 2

Gallery 102, Hall of Air Transportation, 2001

Box 2 of 67

Box 3

Gallery 102, Hall of Air Transportation, 2001

Box 3 of 67

Gallery 102, Flight Desk Display and Airbus A320, 2004

Box 3 of 67

Box 4

Gallery 102, DC-7 Metal Stairs, 2006

Box 4 of 67

Gallery 102, Boeing 747 Display, 2006

Box 4 of 67

Box 5

Gallery 102, The Bridge to the Nose of the 747, 2005

Box 5 of 67

Box 6

Gallery 102, The Bridge to the Nose of the 747, 2005

Box 6 of 67

Box 7

Gallery 102, The Bridge to the Nose of the 747, 2006

Box 7 of 67

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2006

Box 7 of 67

Box 8

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2006

Box 8 of 67

Box 9

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2006

Box 9 of 67

Box 10

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2006

Box 10 of 67

Box 11

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2007

Box 11 of 67

Gallery 103, Simulator Installation (OFEO Project #0106102), 2007

Box 11 of 67

Box 12

Gallery 106, Jet Aviation, 1980-2000

Box 12 of 67

Box 13

Gallery 106, Jet Aviation, 1980-2000

Box 13 of 67

Gallery 110, Satellite and Sounding Rockets, 1975

Box 13 of 67

Box 14

Gallery 110, Looking at Earth, 1984-1989

Box 14 of 67

Box 15

Gallery 110, Looking at Earth, 1984-1989

Box 15 of 67

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2000

Box 15 of 67

Box 16

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2000

Box 16 of 67

Box 17

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2000

Box 17 of 67

Box 18

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2001

Box 18 of 67

Box 19

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2001

Box 19 of 67

Box 20

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2001

Box 20 of 67

Gallery 111, Newtonian Cage

Box 20 of 67

Box 21

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2001

Box 21 of 67

Box 22

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, 2001

Box 22 of 67

Box 23

Gallery 111, Public Telescope, 2015

Box 23 of 67

Gallery 111, Explore the Universe, undated

Box 23 of 67

Gallery 112, Lunar Exploration, 1977-1989

Box 23 of 67

Box 24

Gallery 201, Spacearium, 1972

Box 24 of 67

Gallery 201, Einstein Planetarium Box Office, 2003

Box 24 of 67

Box 25

Gallery 201, Planetarium Entrance, 1996-1997, 2001

Box 25 of 67

Gallery 203, Sea-Air Gallery, 1971, 1975-1976, 1978, 1980, 1985-1986, undated

Box 25 of 67

Box 26

Gallery 203, Sea-Air Gallery, 1988-1990

Box 26 of 67

Box 27

Gallery 205, World War II, 1975

Box 27 of 67

Box 28

Gallery 205, World War II, 1965, 1977-1978, 1980, 1989, undated

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Pioneers of Flight Gallery, Douglas Northrop Legacy Gallery, 1980

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Pioneers of Flight Gallery, Lindbergh and Lockheed Sirius, undated

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Pioneers of Flight Gallery, Jacqueline Cochran, 1981

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Pioneers of Flight Gallery, Human-Powered Flight, 1980

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Pioneers of Flight Gallery, Guggenheim Wall, 1976

Box 28 of 67

Gallery 208, Special Exhibits, 1971-2001

Box 28 of 67

Box 29

Gallery 208, Special Exhibits, 1971-2001

Box 29 of 67

Gallery 208, World War II, Arsenal of Democracy Photograph Show, 1994-1996

Box 29 of 67

Gallery 208, Apollo 11 Anniversary, 1989

Box 29 of 67

Box 30

Gallery 208, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight, 2010

Box 30 of 67

Box 31

Gallery 208, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight, 2010

Box 31 of 67

Gallery 209, World War I Fighters, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1982, 1987

Box 31 of 67

Box 32

Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus?, 1991-1992

Box 32 of 67

Box 33

Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus?, 1991-1992

Box 33 of 67

Box 34

Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus?, 1993

Box 34 of 67

Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus? - Mars Observer Engineering Drawings

Box 34 of 67

Box 35

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2002

Box 35 of 67

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 35 of 67

Box 36

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 36 of 67

Box 37

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 37 of 67

Box 38

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 38 of 67

Box 39

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 39 of 67

Box 40

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 40 of 67

Box 41

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 41 of 67

Box 42

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 42 of 67

Box 43

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 43 of 67

Box 44

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 44 of 67

Box 45

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 45 of 67

Box 46

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 46 of 67

Box 47

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 47 of 67

Box 48

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation, 2012

Box 48 of 67

The Last Act, 1994

Box 48 of 67

Box 49

The Last Act, 1994

Box 49 of 67

Museum Building Electrical Details, 1972

Box 49 of 67

Box 50

Plumbing (Section 8), 1972

Box 50 of 67

Box 51

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) (Section 9), 1972

Box 51 of 67

Box 52

Architectural Details - Exterior, 1972

Box 52 of 67

Architectural Details, 1972-1974

Box 52 of 67

Box 53

Architectural Details, 1972-1974

Box 53 of 67

Box 54

Architectural Details, 1972-1974

Box 54 of 67

Box 55

Architectural Details, 1972-1974

Box 55 of 67

Box 56

Museum Shop, 1975-1976

Box 56 of 67

Box 57

Speaker's Platform, 1979-1980

Box 57 of 67

Public Affairs and Education Services Division Renovations, 1982 and undated

Box 57 of 67

Director's Conference Room and Briefing Room Renovations, 1993

Box 57 of 67

Renovations to Third Floor Restrooms, 1995

Box 57 of 67

Box 58

Skylight and Window Wall Replacement and Miscellaneous Projects (OPP Project #923504), 1997

Box 58 of 67

Box 59

Skylight and Window Wall Replacement and Miscellaneous Projects (OPP Project #923504), 1997

Box 59 of 67

Box 60

Skylight and Window Wall Replacement and Miscellaneous Projects (OPP Project #923504), 1997

Box 60 of 67

Box 61

Museums Shop Expansion Lighting, 1998

Box 61 of 67

Exhibits Office Renovations, 1998

Box 61 of 67

Third Floor, 1999 and 2002

Box 61 of 67

Director's Conference Room Lighting, 2000

Box 61 of 67

Box 62

Fire Alarm System Replacement, 2003

Box 62 of 67

Box 63

Fire Alarm System Replacement, 2003

Box 63 of 67

Box 64

Reception Area, 1985

Box 64 of 67

Exhibits Typesetting Area (Room P710) Renovations, 1995

Box 64 of 67

Parking Level Plan, 1984

Box 64 of 67

Level Plans for Structural Steel Purposes, 1972

Box 64 of 67

Arts and Industries Exhibits - South Hall and Rotunda, 1971-1972 and 1974

Box 64 of 67

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle) Commons Renovation Lighting, 2005

Box 64 of 67

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle) Biodiversity Project Lighting, 2000

Box 64 of 67

Box 65

Gallery 102, America by Air, Lighting/Electrical (OFEO Project #0006112A), 2006

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 102, America by Air, 2007

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 102, Airbus 320 Flight Deck Display, 2001

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 102, Hall of Air Transportation, 2001

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 110, Satellites and Sounding Rockets, undated

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 110, Looking at Earth, 1984

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 111, Public Telescope, 2008

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 201, Einstein Planetarium Entrance Renovation (OPP Project #963515), 1997

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 205, World War II, 1985

Box 65 of 67

Gallery 208, Special Exhibits, undated

Box 65 of 67

Box 66

Gallery 209, The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (OFEO Project #0206108), 2003

Box 66 of 67

Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus?, 1992 (2 folders)

Box 66 of 67

Gallery 213, Beyond the Limits, 1986

Box 66 of 67

Gallery 213, Time and Navigation (OFEO Project #1106111), 2012

Box 66 of 67

Box 67

The Last Act, 1993

Box 67 of 67

Various Galleries, Lighting and Electrical, circa 2001-2009 (2 folders)

Box 67 of 67

Museum of History and Technology, Growth of America Hall, 1966

Box 67 of 67

Udvar-Hazy Center Lighting Plan (OFEO Project #0654501), 2008

Box 67 of 67

"B" Ceiling Replacement (ODC Project #913507B), 1992

Box 67 of 67

Monitor Wall, undated

Box 67 of 67

Museum Shop Expansion (OFEO Project #963516B), 1998

Box 67 of 67
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Folder 1 - Gallery 102, Hall of Air Transportation, 1998

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Folder 2 - Gallery 106, Jet Aviation, undated

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Folder 3 - Gallery 205, World War II, 1985

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Folder 4 - Gallery 209, Where Next, Columbus?, 1990

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Folder 5 - Gallery 209, World War I Fighters, undated

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Folders 6-8 - Skylight and Window Wall Replacement and Miscellaneous Projects (OPP Project #923504), 1997 (3 folders)

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Folder 9 - Silver Hill Site Plan, 1966; Arts and Industries Building Protective Railing, 1966; and L'Enfant Plaza Exhibit, undated

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Folder 10 - Resource Center, undated; Auditorium, 2008; Structural Details, 1972; Ramsey Room, 1986; National Air and Space Museum Library Magazine Rack, 1966; and Flight Testing Honor Roll, 1976

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Folder 11 - Briefing Room Renovation, 2007

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Folder 12 - Restaurant Addition, 1985

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Folder 13 - Electrical Details, 1972

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Folder 14 - Special Event Signage (Special Events and Planetarium), 1982-1986

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Folder 15 - Graphics (Looking at Earth and Explore the Universe), undated

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