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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1984-2001
Size:
0.88 cu. ft. (2 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project drawings of various repair and reconstruction projects performed by the Office of Physical Plant (OPP) and its predecessor the Office of Design and Construction (ODC) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), the National Air and Space Museum and miscellaneous locations. Materials include architectur...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1959-1973
Size:
7 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 11-207
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting architectural designs for the proposed National Air Museum (later the National Air and Space Museum) Building as well as for exhibitions and office spaces in both the National Air and Space Museum Building and the Arts and Industries Building. Materials include elevations, floor plans, concept ...

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Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1915 - 1954
Size:
30.1 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0322
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and correspondence (ca. 1946-1953) of Rice; publications, mostly on Diesel engines, their components and technical problems; material from Rice's academic career; directories of Diesel engine manufacturers and brochures describing their products; technical manuals and reprints of technical articles.

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Creators:
Wallance, Don, 1909-1990
Dates:
1936-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-81-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Keeper of the Castle
Dates:
1878 and undated
Size:
3 framed paintings.
Collection ID:
Accession 85-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three paintings: two of the Arts & Industries Building (Interior and Exterior); one of a proposed additional building to compliment the Arts & Industries Building, but never built, circa 1885. The paintings have Smithsonian Furnishings Catalogue numbers issued by J. M. Goode.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
1991-2011
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda King, Project Manager, documenting the design of exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; scripts; sketches, floor plans, and architectural drawings; concepts and proposals; object and installation photographs; and ...

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Dates:
1986-2013
bulk 1995-2005
Size:
6.75 Cubic feet (design records; plans and drawings)
Collection ID:
AAG.MRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Mary Riley Smith Records document the decades-long career of Manhattan-based garden designer, writer, and lecturer Mary Riley Smith. It includes drawings, plans, planting lists, notes, correspondence, invoices, estimates, 35 mm slides, negatives, photographs, digital files on CDs, and other materials relating to many of Smith's garden design projects, dating from 1986-2013.

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Creators:
Lissim, Simon, 1900-
Dates:
1924 - 1981
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1276
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection covers the period 1924-81 and consists of exhibition catalogs, correspondence, photographs, slides, drawings, photostats, contracts, book proofs, and related biographical material on Lissim. Extensive material on the designer's work for the Sevres porcelain factory includes correspondence, original contracts, photographs of porcelai...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Resource Management
Dates:
1983-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of GEAC Contract and Smithsonian Institution Bibliographic Information System (SIBIS) Construction files; maintenance and lease materials; Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM) cost estimates; OIRM Advisory Board minutes and renovation drawings; proposals for OIRM renovation; reports of space requirements ...

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Creators:
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002
Dates:
1939-1980
Size:
0.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hammolav
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of architect and furniture designer Olav Hammarstrom measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1939 to 1980. The bulk of the collection consists of project files of architectural works in the United States and around the world. Project files may include correspondence, drawings and architectural renderings, photographs, and printed material.

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