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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Summary

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.

Author

Gilmore, Frank

Subject

  • Peyton, Thomas, Jr
  • South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, January 1986

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder January 1986

Contact information

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

Date

1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

97-9608

Physical description

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

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