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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Keeper of the Castle
Dates:
1878 and undated
Size:
3 framed paintings.
Collection ID:
Accession 85-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three paintings: two of the Arts & Industries Building (Interior and Exterior); one of a proposed additional building to compliment the Arts & Industries Building, but never built, circa 1885. The paintings have Smithsonian Furnishings Catalogue numbers issued by J. M. Goode.

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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 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, 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 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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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:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Lockwood Greene Engineers, Incorporated
Lockwood-Greene Company
Whitman, David
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Dates:
1784-2004
bulk 1915-1930
Size:
270 Cubic feet (233 boxes, 850 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1113
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The engineering firm that became Lockwood Greene was founded by David Whitman, a mill engineer, in 1832. Amos D. Lockwood, a consultant, succeeded Whitman and entered a partnership with Stephen Greene in 1882. The firm specialized in industrial engineering and construction; they designed and built a wide variety of structures and work environments worldwide over the next century. Lockwood Greene was acquired by CH2M HILL in December, 2003. Before its acquisition by CH2MHILL it was reportedly the oldest industrial engineering, construction, and professional services firm in the United States.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Dates:
circa 1960-2000
Size:
24.5 cu. ft. (49 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. Most records document the Smithsonian Institution Building ("Castle"). There are a few files on the Arts & Industries Building and other Smithsonian facilities. These records were ...

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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:
1977-1992
Size:
42 cu. ft. (42 record storage boxes) (6 drawers oversize material)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents in-house projects of the Office of Design and Construction for various Smithsonian buildings. Documentation includes blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, and work progress reports. Museums and buildings documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Buildin...

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