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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1971-1972
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the planning and opening of the exhibition Flying Tigers: A Selection of Paintings of Members of the American Volunteer Group by Raymond P. R. Nielson, N. A. at the Arts and Industries Building. Materials include scripts, text panels, correspondence, memoranda, and photographs from the opening ceremony.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
circa 1988-2012
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions for the Arts and Industries Building, the Smithsonian Institution Building, and the International Gallery. The Arts and Industries Building, Office of Exhibitions was formed when Ellen Dorn was appointed as Director of Exhibitions for the Arts and Industries Building...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1982-1983, 1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the restoration of the Arts and Industries Building performed by Oehrlein and Associates, Architects. Materials include photographic negatives and prints showing the existing conditions of the building and the work being performed, as well as an "Addendum to Exterior Restoration of the Arts and Industries Building I...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1899-1958
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, reports, proposals, estimates, and drawings concerning various aspects of the Smithsonian physical plant, with emphasis on early electrical, heating, and ventilating systems in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian As...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files from the Construction Division, Office of Design and Construction. Materials include blueprints, contracts, specification, cost estimates, and correspondence with contractors. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, National ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Press
Dates:
1931, 1956, and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images of Smithsonian Institution buildings, such as the Natural History Building, the National Gallery of Art (West Building), the Arts and Industries Building, and the Smithsonian Institution Building ("The Castle"). Images also include Smithsonian objects on display, depicting interior views of Smithsonian bu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1979-1981
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of construction project files, including blueprints, financial statements, and inter-office correspondence concerning the projects. Buildings documented in this accession include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Museum of History and Technology (later named the Nationa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a Flickr account maintained by the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations documenting the ongoing renovation of the Arts and Industries Building. Some images are pre-renovation. Flickr is an online image sharing service. The account was crawled on July 3, 2012. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1881-1973
Size:
29.58 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 157
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include records of the Buildings Management Department and its predecessors, including subject files, photographs, plans, reports, sketches, drawings, blueprints, memoranda, and correspondence concerning maintenance, financial matters, labor and supply costs, visitors, receptions, exhibitions, guard forces, and buildings mai...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center
Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 97-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of architectural drawings of the child care centers at the Arts and Industries Building and the National Museum of American History.

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