Thomas Peyton, Jr. at the Quadrangle Site

ID: 97-9608

Creator: Gilmore, Frank

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder January 1986

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Thomas "Tom" Peyton, Jr., director of Facilities Services (April 1979-January 1986) at the Quadrangle construction site. He was awarded the Secretary's Gold Medal for Exceptional Services on December 18, 1985, for "significantly improved planning, budgeting and oversight for a complex array of construction and renovation projects," among other achievements. Among the major projects he supervised during his tenure were the construction of the Museum Support Center and the Quadrangle and the restoration of the Renwick Gallery and the Arts and Industries Building.


  • Peyton, Thomas, Jr
  • South Yard


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Featured in TORCH, January 1986

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder January 1986

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



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  • Construction
  • Gold Medal Award for Exceptional Service
  • Rewards (Prizes, etc.)
  • Grounds
  • Office of Facilities Services
  • Kiosk
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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

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