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[Trade catalogs from California Redwood Assn.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
California Redwood Assn.  Search this
Includes:
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10157
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10157

[Trade catalogs from Kawneer Co.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Kawneer Co.  Search this
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Niles, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10451
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10451

[Trade catalogs from Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.  Search this
Notes content:
windows, furnishings, in dining rooms, kitches, bathrooms, bedrooms, breakfast rooms, solar housing, thermopane, plate glass, window conditioning, mirrors
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10471
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10471

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Variant company name:
Modern American Home  Search this
Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
for homebuilders, high quality millwork, lumber, roofing, paint and hardware
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10231
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10231

[Trade catalogs from Johns-Manville Corp.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Johns-Manville Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Johns-Manville Co., Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
touting the benefits of asbestos products, flexboard, insulating board, tiles, permanent walls, siding, shingles, and some home designs
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10450
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10450

Architectural Records

Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Extent:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Artifacts
Date:
1956
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of an architectural model of the Museum of History and Technology building, dated July 12, 1956, and labeled "Scheme D." Also included are two smaller models, probably used to show the massing of the building on the site.
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Artifacts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-005, National Museum of History and Technology, Architectural Records
Identifier:
Accession 99-005
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Architectural Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa99-005

Architectural Records

Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Extent:
1.38 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of photographs of a model of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT). Which was consequently known as the National Museum of History and Technology and now the National Museum of American History.
Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-154, National Museum of History and Technology, Architectural Records
Identifier:
Accession 99-154
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Architectural Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa99-154

Architectural Design Seminar - Urban Site, 1982

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of the Program Coordinator  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-095, Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of the Program Coordinator, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa87-095-refidd1e1115

Architectural Design Seminar: An Urban Site (Winter 1983)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of the Program Coordinator  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-095, Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of the Program Coordinator, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa87-095-refidd1e566

Proposal - Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, 1994 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-135, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa07-135-refidd1e364

Folder 10 Italian Architectural Design (1966)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Container:
Box 33 of 92
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 290, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: DISPERSAL FILES, ALPHABETIC BY EXHIBIT TITLE / Box 33
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0290-refidd1e4844

Productions

Topic:
Quadrangle (Video recording)
Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright (Motion picture)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1987-1993, 2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Quadrangle" and "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright" as well as an assortment of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American History and its exhibitions. "Quadrangle" documents the construction of the Quadrangle building and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The video includes interviews with Sidney Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle; and Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art as well as footage of budget hearings, the groundbreaking ceremony and party, meetings, and the construction site. "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright" was produced to accompany the traveling exhibition, "Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection," mounted by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibitions Service. The 12 minute video was completed in 1989. Audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American History and its exhibitions include films used in exhibitions, general audio used in the museum, and interviews.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Museums -- Educationals aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-247, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-247
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-247

Interview of Taylor discusses the architectural design of the National Museum of History and Technology, c. 1955-1964.

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9512, Frank A. Taylor Oral History Interviews
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Frank A. Taylor Oral History Interviews
Frank A. Taylor Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9512-refidd1e1338

NASM Historical Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Extent:
7 oversize folders.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1959-1973
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting architectural designs for the proposed National Air Museum (later the National Air and Space Museum) Building as well as for exhibitions and office spaces in both the National Air and Space Museum Building and the Arts and Industries Building. Materials include elevations, floor plans, concept drawings, details, and related architectural drawings. Also included are original sketches, text, and photographs for a history of space flight; original object labels; and an objective-based organizational chart.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Building  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-207, National Air and Space Museum, NASM Historical Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-207
See more items in:
NASM Historical Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-207

Project Records.

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Manuscripts
Date:
1982-1983, 1985
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the restoration of the Arts and Industries Building performed by Oehrlein and Associates, Architects. Materials include photographic negatives and prints showing the existing conditions of the building and the work being performed, as well as an "Addendum to Exterior Restoration of the Arts and Industries Building Interim Report on the Restoration Process."
Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-131, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant, Project Records.
Identifier:
Accession 01-131
See more items in:
Project Records.
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-131

Plans

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services  Search this
Extent:
1.19 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Architectural drawings
Sketches
Manuscripts
Date:
1961-1969 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
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.
Topic:
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Sketches
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89075, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services, Plans
Identifier:
Accession T89075
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Plans
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fat89075

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1973-1980, with records dating from 1890
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of documents deemed to be of historical value by the Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services along with photographs, reports correspondence, contracts and blueprints documenting Smithsonian buildings and construction projects. The buildings documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Arts and Industries Building, the Army Medical Museum, the Natural History Building, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Zoological Park, the Museum Support Facility at Silver Hill, the Adelaide Forbes Calhoun Property, the Merriwether Post Estate Hillwood, the Renwick Gallery, the Barney Studio House, the Freer Gallery, and the Old Patent Office Building. There is substantial documentation of efforts to provide parking on the mall. Photographs in the collection document a number of activities including the laying of the corner stone for the Natural History Building, the turning of the Joseph Henry statue, the removal of Greenough's statue of George Washington from the Smithsonian Institution Building, the 1970 fire in the American History Building and repairs and renovations of numerous interior spaces throughout the Smithsonian.
Historical Note:
The Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services was established in 1973. Prior to that it was incorporated in the Buildings Management Department. Andrew F. Michaels directed the office until 1975 when Phillip K. Reiss became director and continued in that office through 1980.
Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 562, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 562
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0562

Photographs and Drawings

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch  Search this
Extent:
1.61 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Manuscripts
Date:
1963-1974
Descriptive Entry:
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 Buildings.
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 639, Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch, Photographs and Drawings
Identifier:
Record Unit 639
See more items in:
Photographs and Drawings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0639

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Extent:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964-1985
Descriptive Entry:
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 primarily documents the Arts and Industries Building renovation and restoration project, 1972-1976, of which Murphy was the supervisor. Materials include project memoranda, budget and cost analysis, progress reports, press information kits, blueprints, and photographs. Also included in this collection are administrative office memoranda, budgets, reading files, a progress report on the 2324 Massachusetts Avenue house renovation project (1964-1965), records documenting the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden construction, and projects involving miscellaneous other Smithsonian facilities.
Historical Note:
In 1981 the Office of Design and Construction (ODC) was created from the Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services (OFPES). OFPES was the successor organization to the Buildings Management Department (BMD).

Phillip K. Reiss was Director, ODC, 1981- . The Office consisted of four branches: Planning, Design, Construction, and Visual Communications. In 1984 the Visual Communications branch was moved under the administration of the Office of Plant Services.
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 640, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 640
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0640

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services  Search this
Extent:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (13 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Date:
1899-1913, 1949, 1960-1978
Descriptive Entry:
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 Freer Gallery of Art. Also included are original blueprints, drawings, and renovation plans from the Carnegie Mansion located at 91st Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, which is now the home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 637, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 637
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0637

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