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Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1970-2004
Size:
1742 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Seligman between 1970 and 2004 primarily of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Dogon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland, Kenya, and Morocco. Additionally, there are some images of masquerades in Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, and scenes in Ghana and Great Zimbabwe. Images depict cultural landscapes, masqu...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
1983-1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original slides documenting the construction of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in the Quadrangle Building. The slides include views of the Gallery's exterior and interior construction; interior halls, offices, and passageways; plans and elevations; and garden landscape.

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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:
Freer Gallery of Art. Superintendent of Construction
Dates:
1913-1918
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Bundy documenting the technical specifications of the Freer Gallery of Art. Materials include specifications, sketches, agreements, and an abstract of Charles Lang Freer's will.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1983, 1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes 16mm and 35mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, videotapes, and cassette recordings documenting the construction of the Quadrangle museum complex and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The materials document interviews with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1988-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Office of Facilities Services is responsible for various aspects of planning the construction and equipping of new buildings, as well as renovation and repair of existing buildings. Such efforts may range from discussions of possible space acquisitions such as the old General Post Office Building and the Patent Office Building, to tes...

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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. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1967-2013
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-341
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999, during the tenure of Richard Kurin. Kurin served as the Deputy Director, 1985-1987; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1890, 1901-1916, 1923
Size:
6.1 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (4 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 80, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erec...

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Creators:
Architectural League of New York
Dates:
1880s-1974
Size:
114.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archleag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Architectural League of New York measure 114.9 linear feet and date from 1880s-1974 (bulk 1927-1968). The League's mission "to advance the art of architecture" is documented through administrative and business records, committee records and officers' files, exhibition files, records of functions and events, correspondence, publicity files, photographs, lantern slides, and 16 scrapbooks.

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