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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1975-1984
Size:
19 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-204
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented in this accession include the National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts & Industries Building, the Silver Hill Facility, the National Museum of American History, the Ame...

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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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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
1977-2002
Size:
4.19 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (4 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files of the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO), with earlier records dating from when OFEO was known as the Office of Design and Construction (ODC), that were reviewed by the Office of the Secretary. The files primarily document renovation and repair projects in the Smithsonian Insti...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Dates:
circa 1960-2000
Size:
24.5 cu. ft. (49 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. Most records document the Smithsonian Institution Building ("Castle"). There are a few files on the Arts & Industries Building and other Smithsonian facilities. These records were ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Facilities
Dates:
2011-2019
Collection ID:
Accession 20-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two time-lapse videos of construction projects undertaken by Smithsonian Facilities. Both videos were created with the assistance of EarthCam Network and were captured for this accession on July 29, 2019. The renovation of the Arts and Industries Building was recorded between 2011 and 2014. The video was hosted on E...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1947-1979, with related records from 1902
Size:
102.06 cu. ft. (98 record storage boxes) (7 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 532
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1984
Size:
4.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (4 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of architectural drawings and photographs of models prepared as part of the Quadrangle Building construction work. The Quadrangle consists of the National Museum of African Art, the Sackler Gallery and the Enid A. Haupt Garden.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1995-2008
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings about the Smithsonian Institution, interviews with media outlets, footage of events, programs featuring Smithsonian museums or collections, press conferences, and public service announcements. Featured in the records are the National Zoological Park; the National Museum of American History; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center
Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 97-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of architectural drawings of the child care centers at the Arts and Industries Building and the National Museum of American History.

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