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Collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, legal documents, financial documents, newsletters, clippings, promotional materials, photographs, and other materials. The material dates from 1966-2005, and was created and collected by Brian Furness in connection with his work as a community leader in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The papers reflect Furness' involvement with a number of civic organizations, most notably the Capitol Hill Restoration Society.
The Peter Smeallie and Peter Smith Collection consists of 167 photographs and graphics that were reproduced in the book New Construction for Older Buildings: A Design Sourcebook for Archivists and Preservationists (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1990), which they co-authored. The collection also contains .25 linear feet of correspondence and releases.
Collection contains reports, photographs, slides, correspondence, and list of clippings related to the restoration of the West Front of the United States Capitol. The material dates from 1962 to 1985. The reports, images, and correspondence address the technical issues involved in the restoration, whereas the clippings are mainly concerned with the political debates surrounding the proposed expansion and restoration of the building.