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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inaugural events and museum history information surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) facilities on the National Mall in 1987. These records were created and maintained during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996. Materials include news releases, photographs, correspon...

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Creators:
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987
Dates:
1919-1987
Size:
24.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hitchenp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of architectural historian, author, critic, teacher, and museum director, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, date from 1919-1987 and measure 24.8 linear feet. Almost all of the collection is comprised of Hitchcock's correspondence files relating to academic research, teaching, curatorial interests, and professional associations. Letters are from prominent architectural historians, architects, artists, preservationists, museum directors and curators, and family and friends. Also found are two feet of writings by Hitchcock and others, scattered biographical information, printed material, and photographs of Hitchcock and architecture.

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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:
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1986
Size:
37.6 Linear feet
0.14 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.breumarc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986, contain biographical material, correspondence, business and financial records, interviews, notes, writings, sketches, project files, exhibition files, photographs, and printed material that document the career of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
111 cu. ft. (111 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes project files documenting Office of Physical Plant (OPP) renovation and reconstruction activities of Smithsonian museums and facilities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; blueprints and drawings; budget summaries; proposals; reports; and photographs. Each folder includes the OPP project number, ...

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Creators:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.
Dates:
circa 1960-1968
Size:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.15
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1964-1985
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 640
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were maintained by James M. Murphy. He served as Chief Engineer, Engineering and Construction Branch, BMD, 1964-1974; Chief, Engineering and Design Branch, OFPES, 1974-1977; Chief, Facilities Data Branch, OFPES, 1978-1980; Supervisory Engineer, ODC, 1981; and Quality Control Senior Engineer, ODC, 1982- . This record unit primar...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Assistant Director
Dates:
1964-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 635
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes the records of Jean M. Salan, Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, Assistant Deputy Director, 1981-1982, and Assistant Director, 1983- , for the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). The records primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting the South Quadrangle Project, exhibition co...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1984-1986
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of receipts, blueprints, correspondence, inspectors' logs, and specifications concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Museums and buildings include: National Air and Space Museum, Silver Hill Facility, Museum Support Center, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services
Dates:
1961-1969 and undated
Size:
1.19 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession T89075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes blueprints for modifications and renovations to various systems and spaces at the National Museum of Natural History, and cabinet sketches for the National Zoological Park Bird House.

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