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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1882
Size:
5.89 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (4 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 71
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records fully document the construction of the 1881 National Museum Building; included are fiscal records, specifications, bids and contracts, correspondence with the architects, and records of the Building Commission itself, including minutes of meetings. See also record unit 92.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the buil...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1971-1989
Size:
3.73 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (46 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Between 1986 and 1989 the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) considered building an addition. Many schemes were considered, all prepared by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The most fully developed scheme is the 7th Street Addition. Other design schemes are: Wraparound Scheme A, Wraparound Scheme C...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Administrative Services
Dates:
1983-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) to have the General Post Office (GPO) Building transferred to the Smithsonian Institution. To determine how NMAA would be able to most appropriately use their space at the Patent Office Building and the General Post Office Building, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch
Dates:
1963-1974
Size:
1.61 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 639
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of exterior construction progress photographs and some blueprints documenting construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of History and Technology, as well as the renovation of the Patent Office, Civil Service Commission, and Natural History ...

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Creators:
United States. Panama Canal Commission
Panama Canal Company
Dates:
1903-circa 1939
Size:
6 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1116
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
FY 1991-FY 1997
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the external administrative activities of Charles Robertson, Deputy Director. Records deal with Robertson's interaction with commissions, planning boards and other entities outside of the Smithsonian Institution such as the Cosmos Club, the American Association of Museums, and the National ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1811-1923
Size:
1.15 Cubic feet (consisting of 2.5 boxes, 1 folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Commission
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Commission Merchants forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Winter, Ezra, 1886-1949
Dates:
[ca. 1922-1946]
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wintezra
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 971-972: Correspondence, clippings, receipts, contracts, sketches and descriptions related to mural commissions for the Birmingham Public Library, George Rogers Clark Memorial, University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music, Library of Congress, U.S. Supreme Court Building, and the Chase National Bank International Building; biograph...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts
Dates:
1908-1974
Size:
59 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (116 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 313
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records pertain to the administration of David W. Scott, director, 1965-1968, Robert Tyler Davis, interim director, 1969, and Joshua C. Taylor, director, 1970- . Some records, most noticeably correspondence with Smithsonian Art Commission members, have been pulled up into the files from previous administrations. Also included are Smithson...

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