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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs
Dates:
1984-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that were maintained by Jeffrey LaRiche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs. The records pertain to the opening of the Quadrangle: the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the National Museum of African Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center (International Gallery), and the Enid A. Haupt Garden. Most of the ...

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Schlefer, Marion King
King, Howard L.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1928-1949.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0990
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One cubic foot of reports on tunnels, including several in the New York subway system.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Maevis, Alfred
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1903-1969
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0954
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Maevis' work on the New York subway system.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Foundation Company (The).
Dates:
1887-1969
Size:
9 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 28 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0974
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also phot...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1978-1989
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to building and equipping the Quadrangle Building; Enid A. Haupt Garden; National Air and Space Museum Dulles Wing/Phase I; Mall underground parking; Museum Support Center construction reports; reports concerning energy conservation; Facilities Services units; and Renwick Gallery renovation. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1973, 1987-1989
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Office of Design and Construction (ODC) project files, mostly for the new cafeteria annex to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Materials include correspondence, submittals, blueprints, and specifications. Museums and buildings documented in this collection include: National Air and Space Museum, Arts and Indu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1969-1990
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of project files for the renovation or improvement of facilities for various Smithsonian Institution buildings, particularly the construction of the Hirshhorn Museum building. Materials include blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, payroll sheets, progress and inspection ...

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Creators:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies
Dates:
1831-1978
bulk 1903-1933
Size:
8 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 10 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1071
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the history of the demolition and construction of Grand Central Terminal with a focus on the period 1903 to 1913.

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Creators:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901
Dates:
1830-1965
Size:
30 Cubic feet (33 boxes, 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0987
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and work of William R. Hutton, a civil engineer during the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Materials include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, letterpress copy book, printed materials, publications, specifications, photographs, drawings, and maps that document the construction of several architectural and engineering projects during this period. Most notable are the records containing information related to the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Hudson River Tunnel, the Washington Aqueduct, the Kanawha River Canal, and the Washington/Harlem River Bridge. There are also several records about railroads in the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and elsewhere, including the Western Maryland Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Colorado Midlands Railway, Baltimore and Drum Point Railroad, the Northern Adirondack Railroad, and the Pittsfield and Williamstown Railroad. The records can be used to track the progression of these projects, and engineering innovation during the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
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...

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