Query: Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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in NMAH.AC.0984 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Building Files
Dates:
circa 1850-2006
Size:
59 cu. ft. (59 record storage boxes) (10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. These records were compiled by the Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation (OAHP), research associates, and volunteers. Items in brackets describe cross-references to other materials in the collection. Buildings …

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in Accession 06-225 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Jared French papers
Creators:
French, Jared, 1905-1988
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.frenjare
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two contracts between the U.S. Treasury Department, Section of Painting and Sculpture, and French, in which he agrees to paint murals in the Parcel Post Building in Richmond, Virginia, and in the Post Office in Plymouth, Pennsylvania.

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in AAA.frenjare for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Nicolai Cikovsky papers
Creators:
Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894-
Dates:
1939-1964
Size:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cikonico
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, 1941-1960; exhibition catalogs; clippings; a sketchbook (20.2 x 12.5 cm., 21 pages drawn), pencil, ink & watercolor on paper, signed, 1943; and photographs.

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in AAA.cikonico for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Records
Dates:
1973-1980, with records dating from 1890
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 562
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of documents deemed to be of historical value by the Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services along with photographs, reports correspondence, contracts and blueprints documenting Smithsonian buildings and construction projects. The buildings documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building, the Army Medical …

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in Record Unit 562 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
Dates:
circa 1960-1980
Size:
107.16 cu. ft. (105 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 638
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of project files documenting the repairs, improvement, and renovation of existing Smithsonian buildings. The records include memoranda with Smithsonian offices, correspondence with contractors, blueprints, cost analyses, specifications, and photographs. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Mall, the Silver …

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in Record Unit 638 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
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 Building, National Museum of Natural History, Anacostia Museum, Cooper-Hewitt …

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in Accession 92-138 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Boris Deutsch papers
Creators:
Deutsch, Boris, 1892 or 5-1978
Dates:
1925-1977
Size:
3.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.deutbori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; an autobiography; resumes; writings and notes; sketchbook; 2 scrapbooks; inventory of paintings; bank statements and records of stock market transactions; photographs; and printed material.

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in AAA.deutbori for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of renovation, improvement, and repair project files for various Smithsonian Institution buildings. Materials include blueprints, specifications, memoranda, architectural drawings, and costs information. Folders are listed by project number. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include: National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian …

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in Accession 91-006 for Post Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
Dates:
circa 1970-1990
Size:
13.4 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (10 oversize document boxes) (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession is a continuation of Accession 91-082 and consists of project files documenting the renovation or improvement of facilities for the Smithsonian museums. These records include blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence (primarily with contractors), payroll sheets, estimates, progress and inspection reports, photographs, and construction requests for extensions. Buildings and museums …

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