Restoration blueprints of Fifth Meeting House in Lancaster, Mass
Architectural blueprints made in the restoration of Fifth Meeting House in Lancaster, Mass. The church was originally designed by Charles Bulfinch.
Victor Hugo Proetz papers
5 Items (rolled docs)
Notebooks, card file, architectural plans, elevations, details, drawings, and designs for chairs, desks, cabinets, picture frames, etc. relating to Proetz's renovation of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Many of the designs and records pre-dating the renovation were evidently used by Proetz in the renovation.
Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies
Studies for textile designs from the Taliesin West workshop, designed by Wright and executed by Ling Po, fellow at Taliesin under Wright. The designs were subsequently licensed by Wright to Schumacher & Company, a fabric house, for mass production as part of the "Taliesin Line," although these specific designs were never …
Hyde Windlass Company Blueprints and Drawings
The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.
Design and Construction Records
This accession consists of records that document the design and construction of the Lemelson Center as well as their office move from the first floor of the National Museum of American History to the third floor. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, specifications, schedules, contracts, floor plans, and drawings.
Alfons Bach Papers
Biographical files cover the period from 1938-1989 and include resumes, clippings, correspondence, certificates, awards, speeches, brochures for exhibitions, and artwork. Project files cover the period from 1934-1961 and contain clippings, catalogs, brochures, and scrapbooks. This collection documents Bach's work as an industrial designer, architect, and painter from 1934-1992. The files on the Ridgeway …
This accession consists of project drawings of various repair and reconstruction projects performed by the Office of Physical Plant (OPP) and its predecessor the Office of Design and Construction (ODC) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), the National Air and Space Museum and miscellaneous locations. Materials include architectural …
This accession includes blueprints for modifications and renovations to various systems and spaces at the National Museum of Natural History, and cabinet sketches for the National Zoological Park Bird House.
This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design;" "Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product;" "Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the …
Design and Construction Records
This accession consists of records documenting the relocation and rebuild of the Lemelson Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, schedules, planning records, and floor plans.