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Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1995-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition and facility plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, and related materials.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-084, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 06-084
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-084

Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1973-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition and facility plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Some files also pertain to museum brochures or staff training. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, and related materials. Some materials pre-date the establishment of the Accessibility Program.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-290, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 05-290
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Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-290

Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Date:
1979-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition, facility, publication, and event plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, background information and related materials.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-085, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 06-085
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Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-085

Restoration and Renovation Records

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production  Search this
Extent:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Floor plans
Maps
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1984-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of two series and documents the Department of Design and Production's role in restoration and renovation projects at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Series 1 consists of records documenting miscellaneous projects involving conservation lab ventilation, lighting, the courtyard fountain, exterior stone and window restoration, and roof replacement. Series 2 consists of records documenting the Patent Office Building (POB) renovation and enhancement. This series contains extensive documentation of the development and planning work that went into the renovation and enhancement of the POB. Such aspects of this process include materials related to the movement of personnel and labs into the Victor Building, accessibility issues, work on museum shops, historic preservation, landscape planning, lighting, open storage cases, off-site storage facilities, exterior window and stone restoration, and the courtyard roof. Key people involved in this process include Stephen di Girolamo, POB Project Director, and Nello Marconi, Chief of Design and Production. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, meeting minutes, chronologic files, architectural drawings, floor plans, schematics, maps, drawings, color photographs, and black-and-white photographs.
Topic:
Architecture and the physically handicapped  Search this
Art museums.  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Floor plans
Maps
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-061, National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production, Restoration and Renovation Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-061
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Restoration and Renovation Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-061

Restoration and Renovation Records, 1984-2006

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Design and Production  Search this
Subject:
Marconi, Nello R  Search this
di Girolamo, Stephen  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Victor Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Floor plans
Maps
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1984
1984-2006
Topic:
Architecture and the physically handicapped  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-061
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Restoration and Renovation Records 1984-2006 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Design and Production]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_270192

Accessible practices workshop

Author:
Association of Science-Technology Centers  Search this
Accessible practices workshop (2001 : Pittsburgh, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
United States Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) ; 30 cm
Type:
Directories
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
[2001]
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Public buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
People with disabilities--Services for  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .A22 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947698

Equal access : Smithsonian publications and events / Elizabeth K. Ziebarth, Zahava D. Doering

Author:
Ziebarth, Elizabeth K  Search this
Doering, Zahava D  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Institutional Studies Office  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Buildings Barrier-free design  Search this
Physical description:
[136] p. in various pagings ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
Topic:
Museums--Buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .Z65e 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_479115

Access to museums and galleries for people with disabilities / Museums & Galleries Commission

Author:
Great Britain Museums and Galleries Commission  Search this
Physical description:
11 p. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .G74 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830260

Hospitable heritage : the report of museum access / Alice P. Kenney

Author:
Kenney, Alice P. 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
v, 48 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .K47 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701253

Disability and the Practice of Public History / presented by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History and the Accessibility Program in conjunction with the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, Thursday and Friday, May 13-14, 1999

Author:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities--History  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .D56 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_613609

Disability resource directory for museums

Author:
Keen, Carolyn  Search this
Great Britain Museums and Galleries Commission  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (loose-leaf) : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993-
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museums--Management--Directories  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .D57
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507445

Smithsonian guidelines for accessible exhibition design / [Smithsonian Accessibility Program]

Title:
Accessible exhibition design
Author:
Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 90, [18] : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
[1996]
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Exhibitions--Designs and plans  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .S65 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_515151

Disabled museum visitors [videorecording] : part of your general public

Author:
Sakaley, Mark  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Elementary and Secondary Education  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (23 min., 9 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Call number:
video 000314
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_523073

Smithsonian access : a free guide for visitors

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
48 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1994
[1994]
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museums  Search this
Call number:
AM101.W3 A5 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565824

Come in! : an annotated bibliography of resource materials for the development of accessible museum programs and activities for older and disabled people

Author:
Cogswell, Margaret  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Physical description:
63 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1988
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
Z5052 .C73 1988
Z5052.C73 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_406600

Museums without barriers : a new deal for the disabled / ICOM, Fondation de France

Author:
International Council of Museums  Search this
Fondation de France  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Europe
Date:
1991
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160.M88 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418445

The Accessible museum : model programs of accessibility for disabled and older people

Author:
American Association of Museums  Search this
Physical description:
184 p. : ill. (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437524

Technical report of the Smithsonian Institution Foreign Currency Program Projet : development of museum programs, accessible to disabled children at the National Museum of Natural History / Janice Majewski

Author:
Majewski, Janice 1951-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Elementary and Secondary Education  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (loose-leaf) : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .M23 1983
AM160.M23 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437681

Accessible exhibitions : testing the reality / Elizabeth K. Ziebarth, Zahava D. Doering

Author:
Ziebarth, Elizabeth K  Search this
Doering, Zahava D  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Institutional Studies Office  Search this
Physical description:
[95] p. in various pagings : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .Z65 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453692

Museums for all? : conference proceedings 1992

Title:
GEM, 1992 conference proceedings
Author:
Museums for all Conference (1992 : Newcastle upon Tyne, England)  Search this
Stevenson, John  Search this
Group for Education in Museums  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
England
Date:
1993
[1993?]
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
AM2 .M98 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468847

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