Silver Hill Facility under Construction

ID: SIA2011-0729 and 2002-32260

Creator: Hrabak, Dale

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 10/1981

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder The Torch, 1955-1960, 1965-1988; and Record Unit 371, Box 3

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Summary

Silver Hill Facility (Suitland, Maryland) under construction is slated to open in 1983. The Museum Support Center will house the Conservation Analytical Laboratory and be a collections management facility for proper housing and protection of millions of museum artifacts and specimens from Natural History and American History. Cars and trucks are parked in the foreground.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Museum Support Center
  • Silver Hill Facility (Maryland)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, November 1981.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder The Torch, 1955-1960, 1965-1988; and Record Unit 371, Box 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

10/1981

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum storage facilities
  • Construction
  • Storage facilities
  • Architecture
  • Transportation
  • SI Buildings, Construction
  • Automobiles
  • Motor vehicles

Place

Suitland (Md.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

SIA2011-0729 and 2002-32260

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architecture; Medium: Photographic print

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