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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1881-1973
Size:
29.58 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 157
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include records of the Buildings Management Department and its predecessors, including subject files, photographs, plans, reports, sketches, drawings, blueprints, memoranda, and correspondence concerning maintenance, financial matters, labor and supply costs, visitors, receptions, exhibitions, guard forces, and buildings mai...

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Creators:
Fenster, Fred, 1934-
Yager, Jan, 1951-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 August 9-10
Size:
119 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.fenste04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Fred Fenster conducted 2004 August 9-10, by Jan Yager, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

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Creators:
Westphal, Katherine
Austin, Carole
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 September 3-7
Size:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.westph02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Katherine Westphal conducted 2002 September 3-7, by Carole Austin, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9552
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
circa 1973-1976
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes some correspondence of Janet B. Stratton, Art Director in the Division of Performing Arts; graphic art designs for the Grand Centennial Puppet Show, featuring the Nicolo Marionettes (as part of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in the Arts and Industries Building); architectural drawings of the Smithsonian Puppet Theater, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a Flickr account maintained by the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations documenting the ongoing renovation of the Arts and Industries Building. Some images are pre-renovation. Flickr is an online image sharing service. The account was crawled on July 3, 2012. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1899-1958
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, reports, proposals, estimates, and drawings concerning various aspects of the Smithsonian physical plant, with emphasis on early electrical, heating, and ventilating systems in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian As...

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Creators:
Hills, Laura Coombs, 1859-1952
Dates:
1900-1952
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((94 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.hilllaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketch; letters from Hills, 1946-1951; watercolor sketches for needlepoint designs; published needlepoint designs, 1913; FAIRYLAND AN ENCHANTMENT, a program illustrated by Hills to benefit the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, 1900; 20 watercolor, oil and ink sketches; clippings, 1951-1952; photos of Hills, her studio, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
circa 1957-1987
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (5 blueprint storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibition programs created by the Division of Information Technology and Society at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as the Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. A significant po...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services
Dates:
1899-1913, 1949, 1960-1978
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (13 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 637
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain project files, blueprints, contract and work files, photographs, and correspondence related to several renovation projects. Included are renovation and restoration plans for the Arts and Industries Building, the Patent Office Building (home to the National Collection of Fine Arts and National Portrait Gallery), and the ...

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