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Creators:
Proetz, Victor, 1897-1966
Dates:
[ca. 1930]-1965
Size:
1 Linear foot
5 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.proevict
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Trowbridge, Alexander Buell, 1868-1950
Dates:
1933
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.trowalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter to "Steve" discussing his collaboration with Paul Phillipe Cret in designing the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., and enclosing a copy of the book, THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY, privately published in 1933 by Mr. Folger for the trustees of Amherst College.

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Creators:
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1964-2015
Size:
28.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.forgbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington archi...

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Creators:
Cron, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1906-
Dates:
undated
Size:
123 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cronfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Earley, John J. (John Joseph), b. 1881
Earley, James F. (James Farrington), b. 1856
Dates:
1890-1915
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.earljohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs and reproductions of designs by James and John Earley for buildings in Washington, D.C.

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United States. Department of Agriculture
Dates:
1906-1907.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.

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Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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Dates:
1978-1986
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, and logbooks concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Museums and buildings documented in this accession include: National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gard...

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Creators:
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887
Dates:
1855-1862
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ( 1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of 146 salt-paper prints (structural and decorative details) of the United States Capitol Dome, between 1855 and 1862. Dimensions range from 6 ¾" x 9 ½" to 17 1/8" x 10".

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Dates:
Undated
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 85-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two drawings: (1) cross section of center and east range of the Smithsonian building and (2) plan of west end of main hall of the Smithsonian building.

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