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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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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1995-1998
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created and maintained by Harold E. Aber, Director. The materials document the possible donation of the 19th century Agora Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant to the National Museum of American History, plans for a sports exhibition, and plans for an installation on Elizabeth Keckley. Materials includ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Exhibitions Office
Dates:
2001-2006
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the program files of the Exhibitions Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Subjects covered include planning and funding for the Lunder Conservation Center, the renovation of the Old Patent Office Building, strategic planning, and other related topics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1963-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the renovation and modernization of geology-related exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History. The majority of the records document individual units of "Our Restless Earth" in the Physical Geology Hall (Hall 20). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, specimen images, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1975-1985
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the correspondence of Tom L. Peyton, Director of the Office of Facilities Services, which dates from 1979-1984. Also includes project files that document planning for the Museum Support Center and the Quadrangle Museum Project.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art
Dates:
2007-2011
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-381
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists of records created and maintained by Lee Glazer, Associate Curator of American Art, 2007- , documenting the development and design of exhibitions as well as programming around those exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Peacock Room Comes to America;" "Texture of Night: James McNeill Whistler;" "Ch...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
circa 1994-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the acquisition of a bell to be hung in the north tower of the Smithsonian Building in 1996 during the 1996 celebration of the Smithsonian Institution sesquicentennial. The bell was manufactured by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England. David Shayt, a Museum Specialist in the Division ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
circa 1967-1988
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, proposals, sketches, architectural drawings; photocopied newspaper articles; published and unpublished manuscripts; pamphlets; photographs; and testimonies.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Dates:
1990-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-517
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of the publication "Smithsonian Preservation Quarterly," which was formerly known as "Smithsonian Preservation News" (1990-1991). Materials include serial publications.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Dates:
1980-2006
Size:
10.56 cu. ft. (24 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760;" "Avant-Garde Letterhead;" "Lace;" "What Could Have Been: Unbuilt Architecture of the 80s;" "Solos: Smartwrap;" "Faberge: Jeweler ...

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