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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1902-1909, 1917-1919, 1928-1929
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 folder oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 80
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 79, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erected ...

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Creators:
Stewart Brothers Photographers, Inc.
Dates:
1974-1978, 1985-1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographic prints documenting the construction of exhibits at the National Zoological Park. The photographs were taken by Stewart Brothers Photographers, Inc.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
1983-1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original slides documenting the construction of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in the Quadrangle Building. The slides include views of the Gallery's exterior and interior construction; interior halls, offices, and passageways; plans and elevations; and garden landscape.

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Dates:
1927-1928
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0606
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

No aviation topics are illustrated in this collection. The photographs do give excellent views of construction techniques (such as reinforced concrete construction) and equipment in use in the 1927-1928 period, including numerous steam shovels and a very large stationary crane. The backgrounds of the photographs give very good views of the railroad...

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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:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.06 cu. ft. (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the construction of the restaurant addition to the National Air and Space Museum Building. Materials include concept drawings, site plans, floor plans and elevations.

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1905-1909
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were sampled from a larger body of records related to construction of the National Museum Building (now the Natural History Building) between 1903 and 1911.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Facilities include the Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Maryland and the National Mall Building in Washington, D.C. Materials ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1995
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design and construction of the Lemelson Center. Materials include memoranda, schedules, contracts, graphic standards manual, floor plans, and drawings.

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1995, 2005-2006
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-584
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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