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Creators:
Chillson, Charles W., 1910-
Dates:
1950-1956
Size:
3.12 linear feet
3.5 cubic feet ((8 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection largely documents Chillson's affiliation with the ARS, particularly his presidency in the early 1950s, and includes correspondence with ARS members, aerospace companies, and organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the British Interplanetary Society, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. There is also correspondence with Wernher von Braun and Esther C. Goddard. The collection also includes papers presented to or published by the ARS, some diagrams and photographs highlighting rocket plans or capabilities, and some pamphlets and articles on rockets.

Creators:
Milling, Thomas DeWitt, 1887-1960
Dates:
1905-1940
bulk 1917-1920
Size:
1.5 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0133
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Thomas DeWitt Milling contributed mightily to the American heritage of flight. Possessor of the Aero Club of America's License 30, Expert Aviator License 3 and numerous awards and honors, Milling became a key figure in the early years of aviation.

Creators:
Tusch, Mary E. "Mother"
Dates:
1915-1937
bulk 1917-1924
Size:
5 cubic feet ( 12 boxes (6 document boxes, 1 legal-size document box, 5 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0128
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Mary E. "Mother" Tusch Collection reflects her interest in aviation. It consists of 12 boxes that contain photography, family documentation, news clippings and scrapbooks.

Creators:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970
Dates:
1911-1969
Size:
1.09 cubic feet ((1 records center box) )
1.04 linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Ms. Scott. The material includes her certificates, membership cards, and ribbons, as well as a collection of newspaper clippings from 1939-1969 relating to Ms. Scott.

Creators:
Charles, Mary
Dates:
1931-1966
bulk 1932-1936
Size:
1.41 cubic feet ( 3 Boxes - 1 letter-size document box; 2 flat boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Mary Charles Collection consists of documents, photographs, and scrapbooks collected/assembled by (Sarah) Mary Charles between 1931 and 1966. The collection showcases Charles' activity as a liscensed pilot. The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1931 and 1936.

Creators:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization)
Dates:
1928-circa 1980s
Size:
18 cubic feet (45 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0566
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the records and historical materials of the Early Bird organization, including correspondence; photographs; the organization's newsletter, Chirp; financial records; reunion memorabilia; biographical material of members; and membership lists. This material was donated to the Museum after the National Air Museum was designated as the official repository for Early Bird records.

Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Langley and his colleagues, as well as evidence of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence (Langley's, J.E. Watkins', and miscellaneous), manuscripts regarding Langley's planes, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the aerodrome, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the "Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight" and the Langley "Waste Books."

Creators:
United States. Navy
Dates:
1911-1973
Size:
1.96 cubic feet ((128 35mm microfilm boxes) (63 16mm microfilm boxes) (1 microfilm carton) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0462
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of duplicate microfilm of individual aircraft records for USN aircraft. (Master films held by Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Department of the Navy). Each record consists of location of aircraft at each monthly inventory, as well as listings for transfer of custody between regular inventories. Includes information on units, flight times, time since overhaul, etc. from acceptance by USN until stricken from USN register. Material consists of five major sets: Aircraft, 1911-1949 (all aircraft, all records); Stricken Aircraft, 1949-1962 (records for aircraft removed from USN inventory during time period); Stricken Aircraft, Dec 1962-Jun 1965 (records for aircraft removed from USN inventory during time period); Active Aircraft, Dec 1962-Jun 1965 (records for aircraft still on USN inventory in Jun 1965); and Active Aircraft, Jun 1965 and subs. The records of active aircraft are in fiscal year groupings. The records are received by fiscal year as they are declassified. For the most part the aircraft purchased on Navy controlled contracts for supply under Lend-Lease or later similar defense aid programs are not included in these records. There are over 120 reels of 35 mm and over 60 reels of 16 mm microfilm holding these records.

Creators:
Preece, Eric
Dates:
1933-1944
Size:
4.4 cubic feet ((8 records center boxes) (1 flatbox) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0502
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection traces Preece's engineering work with WAC, and includes the following types of materials: correspondence, memos, technical drawings, minutes of meetings from both the WAC Gear Committee and the American Society of Tool Engineers, descriptions of various projects and equipment, photographs, reports, catalogues, brochures, manuals, notebooks, and personnel information.

Creators:
Claudy, C. H. (Carl Harry), 1879-1957
Dates:
1906-1910
Size:
1.95 cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (2 flatboxes) (13 clamshells) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0549
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nearly 250 glass plates, several folders of prints, and two boxes of glass plate envelopes affixed with small prints of the image formerly contained within them. The subject matter of the photography is primarily concerned with Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral experiments of 1906, flights of the Thomas Baldwin dirigible and the United States Signal Corps SC-1 free balloon (1908), and the Wright Flyer Army Trials at Fort Meyer, Virginia (1908 and 1909).

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