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Project Files

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 Quadrangle Viewed from the West

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
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
South Yard  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 4h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1979
Topic:
Grounds  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Building models  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1348
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12955

Topping the Ripley Center with Copper

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
1986
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Construction  Search this
Kiosk  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Standard number:
86-4082-9
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8974

National Museum of African Art under Construction

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Aerial
Photographic print
Place:
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Date:
1986
Topic:
Building materials  Search this
Construction  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Pavilions  Search this
Standard number:
86-5103-16 or SIA86-5103-16 or SA-1298
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8978
Online Media:

Trucks Haul Dirt for Quad Construction

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest, Smithsonian Quadrangle Complex
Date:
c. 1984
Topic:
Construction  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Standard number:
2004-4100
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7194
Online Media:

Overall View of the Quad Across Independence Ave

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  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
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
South Yard  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
(Washington, D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Kiosk  Search this
Independence Avenue  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Domes  Search this
Standard number:
87-7964-1
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10080

Installing Sundial in Victorian Garden

Author:
Shayt, David  Search this
Subject:
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; 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:
1993
Topic:
Todd, David  Search this
Sundials  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Marshall, James  Search this
Hawkins, Harrison  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Installation  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Standard number:
93-7760-35
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10175

Model of the Quadrangle Viewed from the East

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
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
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 4h ; Type of Image: Model ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1979
Topic:
Grounds  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Building models  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1349
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12956

Excavation for Quad Construction

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  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:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
1984
Topic:
Construction  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Excavation  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Standard number:
84-6639-7A or SIA84-6639-07A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10081

Quadrangle Construction

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian Quadrangle Kiosk
Date:
1985
Topic:
Kiosk  Search this
Construction  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Standard number:
85-6241-3 or 85-6241.03
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10068
Online Media:

Completing Quadrangle Mural

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
1986
Topic:
Hass, Richard  Search this
Construction  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Scaffolding  Search this
Standard number:
86-12779-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9003

Model of the Quadrangle Viewed from the Southeast

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
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
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 4h ; Type of Image:Model; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1979
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Building models  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1344
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12951

Moving Magnolia Trees for Haupt Garden

Author:
Long, Eric  Search this
Subject:
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1985
Topic:
Grounds  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Construction  Search this
Trees  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
85-17668-8A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8958

NMAfA Pavilion Viewed from the top of Smithsonian Institution Building

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Standard number:
87-7812-36 or 87-7812.36
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10073

Boring Samples in the Victorian Garden

Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1979
Topic:
Victorian Garden  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
79-3471-8
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8633

Overall View of the Quad

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  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
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Kiosk  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Domes  Search this
Standard number:
87-10129-2 or 87-10129.02
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10079

Fire at the Quad Construction Site

Author:
Avino, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
1984
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Fires  Search this
Accidents  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Standard number:
84-11864-12A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8901

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

Quad Construction

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
South Yard  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
1985
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Construction  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Standard number:
85-6242-28 or SIA85-6242-28
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8398

Sketch of the South Yard Landscape Design

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Buckler, James R  Search this
Collins, Lester d. 1993  Search this
Subject:
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  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
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Drawing ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Drawing
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1979
Topic:
Grounds  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1350
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12957

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