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Project Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1976-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes project files documenting renovation and restoration work in museums and offices at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts; reports; specifications; floor plans; and blueprints. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex, the Freer Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Radiation Biology Laboratory, the Renwick Gallery, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, the National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of American Art, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Buildings -- Maintenance  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-111, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 86-111
See more items in:
Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa86-111

Model of the South Mall Area

Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Photographic prints; 8 x 10
Culture:
Museum buildings  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 02-082 [SIA2015-000820]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_381480

South Garden Development Project Records, 1979

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
1979
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. xx-023
See more items in:
South Garden Development Project Records 1979 [Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_308839

Records, 1983-1986

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Date:
1983
1983-1986
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 89-062
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_254959

A Surprising New Oasis Blossoms at the Smithsonian

Author:
Buckler, James R  Search this
Photographer:
Lautman, Robert C  Search this
Subject:
Haupt, Enid A  Search this
Adams, Robert McCormick 1926-2018  Search this
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Horticultural Services Division  Search this
Renwick Gates  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
International Center  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 7; Page numbers: 120-124, 126-127
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
July 1987
Topic:
Gifts  Search this
Benefactors  Search this
Gates  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Horticulturists  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Horticulture  Search this
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architects  Search this
Building  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11659

A light in the earth: Shafts and pools of light illuminate art of Africa, Asia, and the Near East in Washington's two new subterranean museums

Author:
Sweeney, Louise  Search this
Photographer:
Freeman, Melanie Stetson  Search this
Subject:
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 2; Page numbers: 16-17
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 10, 1987
Topic:
Structural design  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architects  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Publisher:
Boston, MA: The Christian Science Monitor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11677

Underneath a Garden

Author:
Schmertz, Mildred F  Search this
Subject:
Haupt, Enid A  Search this
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbot  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Page numbers: 112-121
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Museum buildings  Search this
Architects  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Publisher:
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11678

The Ripley Years: Expansion and Restoration

Author:
Dean, Andrea Oppenheimer  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 08; Page numbers: 54-61
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
National Mall
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1981
Topic:
Architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Development of  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13730

Architectural History of the Smithsonian Quadrangle, 1983

Subject:
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Collins, Lester d. 1993  Search this
Yoshimura, Junzō 1908-1997  Search this
Renton, Humphry 1752-1818  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbot  Search this
Sasaki Associates  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1983-1987
Topic:
Museum architecture  Search this
Underground architecture  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14448
Online Media:

S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, 1964-1984, Dies

Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Fort Pierce Bureau  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Conservation Biology Institute (National Zoological Park)  Search this
Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Associates  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.).) Museum Support Center  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory.)  Search this
International Center  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Resident Associates Program  Search this
Office of Folklife Programs  Search this
Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Smithsonian Office of Biological Conservation)  Search this
Smithsonian National Associates Program (SNAP)  Search this
Smithsonian Marine Station at Link Point (SMSLP)  Search this
Smithsonian Magazine)  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Associates, The )  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum)  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Patent Office Building (POB)  Search this
Renwick Gallery)  Search this
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Festival of American Folklife  Search this
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
March 12, 2001
19th century
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2377

Expanding the museum complex took vision and hard work

Author:
Bliss, Susan D  Search this
Subject:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Fine Arts and Portrait Galleries Building (FA&PG)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
Patent Office Building (POB)  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
Physical description:
A Special Supplement to the Smithsonian Torch, pp. S1, S6
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
February 1984
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Museums  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Philanthropists  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Retirement  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2458

Masterful Placemaking Beside the Mall

Author:
Canty, Donald  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 43-48
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
November 1987
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2460

The Quadrangle: Reaching for Unseen Heights

Author:
Forgey, Benjamin  Search this
Subject:
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
September 27, 1987
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Art objects  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2467

The Smithsonian's Mystery Building

Author:
Richard, Paul  Search this
Subject:
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Physical description:
section G
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
August 30, 1987
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Benefactors  Search this
Gifts  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2502

The Quadrangle Comes Full Circle

Author:
Tighe, Mary Ann  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Haupt, Enid A  Search this
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Date:
March 1984
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Art, Oriental  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2514

The Ripley Years: Expansion, Restoration, and to Put It Politely, Still More Architectual Diversity

Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Festival of American Folklife  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 54-61
Date:
May 1981
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Controversies  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Funding  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
SI Buildings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2523

Quadrangle's Coming Attractions -- Treasures from Asia and Africa

Author:
Forgey, Benjamin  Search this
Subject:
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
pgs. 77-89
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
February 1983
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3776

S. Dillon Ripley Honored with Sculpture

Author:
Vargas, Rick  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Event
Date:
May 11, 1990
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Walker Hancock (Sculpture)  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Busts  Search this
Awards and Honors  Search this
Art works  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0382 and 90-6871-23
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7039

Secretary Ripley at Quad Construction

Author:
Nielsen, Kim  Search this
Subject:
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Sackler, Jill (Mrs. Arthur M.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1984
Topic:
Benefactors  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Construction  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Standard number:
2004-10339
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8897

S. Dillon and Mary Ripley Across from South Yard

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
96-600
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9799

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