[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1981-1988
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project submittal requests, requisitions for supplies or services, blueprints, government/private cost estimates and contract number forms, contractor exhibit installation objectives, construction logs and reports (worksheet forms), project assignment/action memos, summaries of special conditions for work contracts, ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services. Engineering and Design Branch
Dates:
1970-1975, with materials dating from 1961
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 641
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit primarily documents the interior construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). There is a smaller amount of documentation regarding the National Zoological Park restaurant. Included are correspondence with contractors and suppliers, blueprints, specifications, and photographs.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch
Dates:
1963-1974
Size:
1.61 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 639
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of exterior construction progress photographs and some blueprints documenting construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of History and Technology, as well as the renovation of the Patent Office, Civil Service Commission, and Natural History ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
circa 1973-1985
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of contracts, cost estimates, blueprints, correspondence, and reports pertaining to construction projects in Smithsonian facilities. Also included are budget (1981-1982), and administrative files, mostly pertaining to personnel. Museums and buildings include: Museum Support Center, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1979-1981
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of construction project files, including blueprints, financial statements, and inter-office correspondence concerning the projects. Buildings documented in this accession include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building (A&I), the Museum of History and Technology (later named the Nationa...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1976-1984
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of blueprints, reports, test data, and memoranda concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. The finding aid lists only building/museum and project number. Researchers must consult the records to determine the details of each project. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include: the Freer Gallery...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1882
Size:
5.89 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (4 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 71
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records fully document the construction of the 1881 National Museum Building; included are fiscal records, specifications, bids and contracts, correspondence with the architects, and records of the Building Commission itself, including minutes of meetings. See also record unit 92.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1984-1987
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the project files of Frank C. Gilmore, Facilities Program Analyst for the Office of Facilities Services, documenting the Quadrangle Museum Project primarily in regard to installing equipment and furnishings. Coverage is uneven but in some cases extends from the beginning of the design stage to the creation of li...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1993
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of microfilms and microfiche of Office of Design and Construction (ODC) project files previously transferred to the Archives. The film includes copies of material in accessions 89-106, 91-018, 91-082, 91-114, 92-068, 92-138. Researchers should consult finding aids to these collections for further description of material...

Found In