4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
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.
Included are files maintained by Frank C. Gilmore, Quadrangle Project Manager, and correspondence of Michael L. Siegle, director of the Office of Facilities Services (OFS).
This accession consists of the "South Mall Campus Master Plan" website, maintained by the Office of Planning, Design, and Construction within the Office of Facilities
Engineering and Operations, as it existed on January 5, 2015. The South Mall Campus Master Plan was announced in November 2014 to improve and expand visitor services and education;
to create clear entrances and connections between the museums and gardens; and to replace aging building mechanical systems that have reached the end of their lifespan. The
master plan, to be implemented over a 10 to 20 year period beginning in 2016, addresses renovations to the Smithsonian Institution Building (better known as the Castle), the
National Museum of African Art, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the S. Dillon Ripley Center, and the Enid A. Haupt Garden. The website
provides a project overview, concept drawings, and information about the planning and review process. Materials are in electronic format.
59 cu. ft. (59 record storage boxes) (10 oversize folders)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. These
records were compiled by the Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation (OAHP), research associates, and volunteers. Items in brackets describe cross-references
to other materials in the collection.
Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: the Arts and Industries Building (along with a significant amount of information about its architect, Adolf
Cluss), the Barney Studio House, the Carnegie Mansion in New York (home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum), the Freer Gallery of Art, the General Post Office Building, the Hirshhorn
Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Museum of the American Indian (including the National Mall building; the George Gustav Heye Center in the Old Custom House, New York;
and the Cultural Resources Center, Suitland, Maryland), the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), the National Cultural
Center (now the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts), the National Air Museum/National Air and Space Museum, the Patent Office Building (including the National
Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery), the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Museum of Natural History,
the Quadrangle Complex, the National Museum of African Art, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Renwick Gallery, the National Zoological Park, the
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Museum Support Center, and the National Postal Museum.
These records document the administrative activities of the Office of Plant Service (OPlantS), Horticulture Services Division. Materials include correspondence and
memoranda pertaining to greenhouse construction; Smithsonian grounds maintenance; outgoing loans, grants, and gifts; slide collections; contracts with private companies and
individuals; docent and internship assignments; special events in the Haupt Garden; OPlantS five year budget planning; and safety issues. Also includes correspondence on the
Blair House, National Park Service, Garden Club of America, and Festival of American Folklife, as well as Design and Construction sketches and landscape drawings, minutes
of meetings, and various notes.
These records consist of subject files created and maintained by James R. Buckler, Director, Horticulture Services Division (HSD), 1972-1995. Topics covered include
product development, loans, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, organization charts, organization review reports, proposals, and work with various offices and museums in the Smithsonian
Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, and organization charts.