Collections > Buildings > Hardware

Scope

Catalogue all interior (and exterior) building hardware as part of interrelated system-based approach to collections and facilities management.

Employ drawings, photographs, and written descriptions — all interrelated using a relational database that references standards for terminology, museum cataloguing and architectural construction, including reference to Construction Specifications Institute divisions.

Integrate with collections stewardship and preservation treatments. As part of the collections, refer and defer to preservation standards for all work, with proposed preservation treatments and the qualifications of recommended specialists reviewed by the Conservation Department.

  1. Windows
    1. Sash Pulleys
    2. Weights
    3. Chain
    4. Sash Lock
    5. Pull
    6. Sash Lifts
    7. Fasteners
    8. Transom Chains
    9. Latch
      1. Sash
      2. Casement
    10. Casement Stay
    11. Shutters
      1. Shutter Dogs
      2. Shutter Holdback
      3. Shutter Hinges
  2. Doors
    1. Hinges
    2. Knobs
    3. Latches
    4. Locksets
      1. Mortise
      2. Rim
    5. Bolts
    6. Escutcheon Plates
    7. Push plates
    8. Keyhole covers
    9. Fasteners
    10. Door Bell
    11. Mail Slot
    12. Door Stop
  3. Plumbing
    1. Sink [detail]
    2. Bathtub [detail]
    3. Shower[detail]
    4. Toilet [detail]
    5. Washer [detail]
    6. Refrigerator [detail]
  4. Cabinet
    1. Drawer Pulls
    2. Bin Pulls
    3. Knobs
    4. Latch
    5. Hinges
    6. Feet
    7. Locks
  5. Electrical
    1. Switches
    2. Switch Plates
    3. Cover Plates
  6. Other
    1. Hooks
    2. Brackets
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