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Records of the Construction of the Cleveland Museum of Art: 1958 Building

Box List

Series 1: Administrative Records [View General Overview]

Box 1
  1. Agreements with Architect [Hays & Ruth] and Contractor [Sam W. Emerson Company], 1951-1953
  2. Agreements with John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust and the Horace Kelley Art Foundation, 1955
  3. Architect's Resume
  4. Cancelled Checks, 1953-1954
  5. Certificates for Payment (with related correspondence) - Bauer Surveys Company, 1955
  6. Certificates for Payment , - Alterations to Existing Building, 1956-1958
  7. Certificates for Payment , - New Addition, 1954 - June 1956
  8. Certificates for Payment , - New Addition, July 1956 - July 1957
  9. Certificates for Payment , - New Addition, Aug 1957 - 1958
  10. Certificates for Payment (with related correspondence) / Change Orders - Miscellaneous (folder 1)
Box 2
  1. Certificates for Payment (with related correspondence) / Change Orders - Miscellaneous (folder 2)
  2. Change Orders - Alterations to Existing Building, 1956 - March 1957
  3. Change Orders - Alterations to Existing Building, April-Aug 1957
  4. Change Orders - Alterations to Existing Building, Sept. 1957 - 1958
  5. Change Orders - New Addition, 1955 - Nov. 1956
  6. Change Orders - New Addition, Dec. 1956 - April 1957
  7. Change Orders - New Addition, May-July 1957
Box 3
  1. Change Orders - New Addition, Aug-Dec. 1957
  2. Change Orders - 1958
  3. Check Lists, 1957-1958
  4. City and State Code Requirements, 1953-1954
  5. Construction Reports No.1-16 [Roof], 1953
  6. Construction Reports, May-Aug. 1955
  7. Construction Reports, Sept.-Dec. 1955
  8. Construction Reports, Jan-March, 1956
Box 4
  1. Construction Reports, April-June 1956
  2. Construction Reports, July-Aug. 1956
  3. Construction Reports, Sept.-Oct. 1956
  4. Construction Reports, Nov.-Dec., 1956
  5. Construction Reports, Jan.-Feb. 1957
  6. Construction Reports, March-April 1957
  7. Construction Reports, May-June 1957
Box 5
  1. Construction Reports, July-Aug, 1957
  2. Construction Reports, Sept.-Oct. 1957
  3. Construction Reports, Nov.-Dec. 1957
  4. Contractor's Itemized Bills, 1956-1958
  5. Contractor's Payroll Sheets [sample], Aug. 1956
  6. Contractor's Rental Reports, 1955-1958
  7. Cornerstone Laying, 1956
  8. Correspondence - General, 1950-1953
  9. Correspondence - General, 1954
  10. Correspondence - General, 1955
Box 6
  1. Correspondence - General, Jan.-March 1956
  2. Correspondence - General, April-July 1956
  3. Correspondence - General, Aug.-Dec. 1956
  4. Correspondence - General, 1957
  5. Correspondence - General, 1958-1961
  6. Correspondence- Fundraising, 1953-1955
  7. Correspondence - Lighting, 1952-1957
  8. Correspondence - Interior Court [Outdoor Garden Court], 1955-1956
  9. Correspondence - Parking, 1953-1957
  10. Correspondence - Watermain, 1954-1955
  11. Cost Estimates and Appraisals, 1953-1958
Box 7
  1. Dedication, 1957-1958 (1)
  2. Dedication, 1957-1958 (2)
  3. Decorating Schedule, 1956
  4. Decorating Schedule, 1957
  5. Field Orders, 1956-1958
  6. Floor Plans and Model
  7. Interdepartmental Memoranda, 1954-1958
  8. Lists of Architectural Drawings, 1958 and n.d.
  9. Lists of Subcontractors, 1956-1957
  10. Minutes of Planning Meetings, 1953-1954
  11. Minutes of Construction Meetings, 1955-1956
Box 8
  1. Minutes of Construction Meetings, 1957-1958
  2. Moving Lists, 1956-1957
  3. Security, 1955
  4. Shop Orders and Approvals, 1951-1956
  5. Specifications [Book 1], Nos. 1-9, 32, and addenda
  6. Specifications [Book 1], Nos. 10-19
  7. Specifications [Book 1], Nos. 20-31
  8. Specifications [Book 2], Nos. 1-9, 32, and addenda
  9. Specifications [Book 2], Nos. 10-19
Box 9
  1. Specifications [Book 2], Nos. 20-31
  2. Subcontractors, general, 1957-1958
  3. Subcontractors, Garth Andrew (Furnishing, Interior Decorating), 1957-1958
  4. Subcontractors, American Seating (Auditorium Seating), 1957
  5. Subcontractors, F.R. Arend (Painting), 1955-1958
  6. Subcontractors, Armstrong Clark Asbestos (Asbestos Insulation), 1955-1958
  7. Subcontractors, C. Berg Electric, 1955
  8. Subcontractors, Burger Iron, Mak Construction (Structural Steel), 1955-1956
  9. Subcontractors, Century Glass (Glass and Glazing), 1956-1958
  10. Subcontractors, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, 1956
  11. Subcontractors, Cornell Iron Works (Grilles and Rolling Shutters), 1955-1957
  12. Subcontractors, Deer Island Granite Products, Great Lakes Granite Distributing (Granite), 1956
  13. Subcontractors, Denby Wire and Iron (Wire Mesh Partitions and Painting Storage Screens), 1956
  14. Subcontractors, Dingle-Clark (Electrical), 1955-1958
  15. Subcontractors, Flour City Ornamental (Grilles, Metal Doors, and Windows), 1955-1956
  16. Subcontractors, Flour City Ornamental (Grilles, Metal Doors, and Windows), 1957-1958
  17. Subcontractors, Mahony Fraser Construction (Paving) James Fusco & Son (Sidewalks), Cleveland Quarries (Curbing and Flagging), 1955-1957
  18. Subcontractors, Gellin Company (Terrazzo Floors), 1956-1957
  19. Subcontractors, E.F. Hauserman (Metal Office Partitions), Jamestown Metal (Hollow Metalwork), 1957
  20. Subcontractors, James H. Herron (Testing and Inspection), 1955-1957
Box 10
  1. Subcontractors, Interior Marble & Tile (Marble, Tile, Terrazzo, and Crab Orchard Stone), 1956-1958
  2. Subcontractors, Jennison-Wright (Wood-block Floors), Meltzer-Crozier Flooring Co. (Cork and Wood Floors), 1956-1958
  3. Subcontractors, Johns- Manville (Acoustical Insulation), Alton Company (Thermal Insulation), 1956-1957
  4. Subcontractors, Kassouf Company (Sewer), 1955-1956
  5. Subcontractors, A.H. Marty (Steel Stairs), Interior Steel Equipment (Steel Shelving), 1955-1957
  6. Subcontractors, Monarch Equipment (Kitchen Equipment), 1956-1957
  7. Subcontractors, Ohio Spray Painting (Interior Damp Proofing), 1956-1957
  8. Subcontractors, Paterson-Leitch (Metalwork, Reinforcing Steel), 1955-1957
  9. Subcontractors, Robert H. Pelkey (Caulking), 1956
  10. Subcontractors, Riester & Thesmacher (Sheet Metal Work), 1955-957
  11. Subcontractors, H.H. Robertson, Standard Roofing (Roofing), 1955-1957
  12. Subcontractors, Rowe & Giles Lumber and Millwork Co. (Millwork), 1956-1957
  13. Subcontractors, Smith & Oby (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Plumbing), 1955-1956
  14. Subcontractors, Smith & Oby (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Plumbing), 1957-1958
  15. Subcontractors, Springer & Morrison (Metal Toilet Partitions), 1956
  16. Subcontractors, William Strong, Charles Irish (Landscaping), 1956-1958
  17. Subcontractors, Wellman Products (Bronze Lettering), 1956-1958
  18. Subcontractors, Westinghouse (Elevators), 1953-1958
  19. Subcontractors, George Worthington (Finish Hardware), 1955-1957
  20. Subcontractors, George Worthington (Finish Hardware), 1962
Series 2: Photographs [View General Overview]

Box 11
  1. Floorplans
  2. Contractor's Photographs
Box 12
  1. CMA Construction Photographs
Box 13
  1. CMA Construction Photographs
  2. Interior Construction Photographs
Box 14
  1. Groundbreaking, May 14, 1955
  2. Cornerstone Laying, July 14, 1956
  3. Dedication, March 4, 1958