Query: Laboratories -- Design and construction
Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1959-1990
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in the Canal Zone and elsewhere in Panama. The majority of the records were created by Ira Rubinoff, Biologist and Assistant Director of Marine Biology, 1964-1970, Assistant Director of Science, 1970-1973, and Director, 1973-2008; Roberta W …

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Departmental Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Conservation Laboratory
Dates:
1999-2004
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-341
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records describing the preparation of the temporary move of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) conservation lab while the Patent Office Building (POB) was under renovation. Several laboratories were planned, one in the Victor Building (was never implemented), temporary space at …

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Records
Dates:
1971-1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 350
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative and financial activities of the Exhibits Design and Production Laboratory during its planning, construction, and first years of operation. Records contain feasibility studies of the project, and correspondence and agreements about the acquisition of land for the facility. Also included are copies of construction contracts …

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Records
Dates:
1967-1984, 1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 378
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of the Exhibits Design and Production Laboratory for approximately first ten years of operation, and describes the mission, philosophy, planning, and construction of the facility. The records contain planning materials for many of the museum's early exhibitions, which reflect the involvement of community organizations …

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Ballistic Missile Technical Report Collection
Creators:
Stewart, John L.
Dates:
1949-1951
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of a set of three volumes of reports pertaining to the design and construction of guidance and related apparatus for the Army's Corporal, Sergeant, and Hermes projects. The reports contain detailed technical information accompanied by calculations, graphs, drawings, and some photographs (in volume 2). The three volumes are …

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Project Files
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
32.48 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (17 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents various Office of Design and Construction projects. Materials include blueprints and specifications. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Quadrangle Building, the National Mall, National Museum of American History (formerly National Museum of History and Technology), Conservation Analytical Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum …

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Jerome Clarke Hunsaker Papers
Creators:
Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984
Dates:
1916-1969
Size:
8 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Hunsaker Papers are rich in aeronautical information relating to the 1920s and 1930s. The material furnishes a generous account of his contributions in the aeronautics field as an engineer. Interested researchers should pursue materials pertaining to Hunsaker in such repositories as MIT's Institute Archives and Special Collections Department, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation, the U.S. Navy History and Archives at the Washington Navy Yard, and the NASA History Office, Headquarters Building, Washington, DC. This archivist views the Hunsaker Papers, NASM.XXXX.0001, most relevant to research dealing with Hunsaker's professional career.

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Records
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 544
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the design, construction, furnishing, and equipping of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum's Paper Conservation Laboratory during 1979 and 1980 under the guidance of Konstanze Bachmann, Paper Conservator, and Elaine Evans Dee, Curator of Prints and Drawings. The files contain Dee's February 1975 proposal for the laboratory, and also include floor plans; lists …

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National Museum Building Construction Records
Dates:
1890, 1901-1916, 1923
Size:
6.1 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (4 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 80, 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 for the Departments …

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Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records
Creators:
Cummings, Robert A., 1866-1962
Dates:
1884-1952 and undated
Size:
20 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records consists primarily of correspondence and business records documenting Robert A. Cummings' firm, consulting work, and participation in professional associations, especially the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1892-1893, circa 1900-1939; technical data and publications on soils testing, 1900-1939; and drawings, blueprints, and photographs and glass negatives of construction …

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