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Facilities Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG0063

Collection Scope and Content

Materials for this collection include blueprints of buildings (including Lisner Hall, Lisner Auditorium, Stockton Hall, Mitchell Hall, Bradley Hall, Dorothy Betts Theater, Gelman Library), campus plans, Arlie House scrapbook of photographs, parking lots owned, expansion programs, infrared energy loss survey reports. There are also photographs of projects on the Mount Vernon Campus. The material ranges in dates from 1904 to 2008. Note: Not all series are processed. Ask staff for assistance.

The Foggy Bottom Campus Plan, 2006-2025 is cataloged and available in the SCRC stacks.

Dates

  • 1904-2008

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical or Biographical Note

The Facilities Department of The George Washington University operates and maintains University facilities and provides quality support services to improve the physical environment and the overall mission of the University in the education, research and health care delivery processes. The primary functions of Facilities Management are Life Safety, Emergency Response, Maintenance, Repairs and General Services. They are also responsible for most minor and some major construction, alterations, renovations and support for many University functions such as Graduations, Colonial Inauguration and Registration, etc. They also provide support to Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) during design and or construction. This includes but is not limited to shut off of utility systems, signage, key and lock installation, and landscaping support.

Facilites was previously known as the Physical Plant.

Extent

28 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection includes blueprints of buildings (including Lisner Hall, Lisner Auditorium, Stockton Hall, Mitchell Hall, Bradley Hall, Dorothy Betts Theater, Gelman Library), campus plans, parking lots owned, and expansion programs. There are also images of projects from the Mount Vernon Campus.

Collection Organization

Organized into 11 series: Blueprints; Blueprints and plans; Brochure and plans; Mechanical drawings; Machine shop plans; Blueprints of six buildings; Airlie House scrapbook and campus plans; Infrared energy loss survey report; Blueprints and plans for campus; Departmental files, and Mount Vernon Campus construction photographs.

Acquisition Information

Materials acquired through transfers from the Facilities Department.
Title
Guide to the Facilities Department records, 1904-2008
Status
Partially Processed
Author
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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