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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 Division

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:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
Dates:
1868-1972
bulk 1925-1949
Size:
146 cubic feet ( 228 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0067
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of the corporate records of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Included in the collection are technical and engineering reports of Curtiss-Wright Airplane Division's operations in St. Louis (Robertson), MO (1935-1945) and Buffalo, NY, (1932-1945), as well as AAS Material Division and AAF Air Technical Services Command memorandum reports collected by Curtiss-Wright's St. Louis and Buffalo technical reference libraries. The collection also contains the files of Curtiss-Wright's Patent Department, which hold records of patents filed by Curtiss-Wright and patent-infringement cases involving Curtiss-Wright. Also included in the collection are specifications issued by and photos commissioned by the Keystone Aircraft Corporation (Huff-Daland Airplanes, Inc. until March 1927), which had been acquired by Wright in 1928 along with Loening Aeronautical Engineering Corp., and formed the Keystone Division of Curtiss-Wright until 1932 when Keystone's Bristol, PA factory closed its doors. The collection also contains financial records of the Curtiss-Wright Airports Corporation, which was liquidated in 1936, as well as an extensive negative collection featuring Curtiss-Wright aircraft from the 1930s and 1940s, concentrated especially on the war years.

Creators:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973
Dates:
circa 1960s-1970s
Size:
4.36 cubic feet ((4 records center boxes) )
4.16 linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0450
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of 355 biographies written by Harold E. Morehouse and intended for publication. These biographies discuss Morehouse's fellow early aviation pioneers, many of whom belong to the Early Birds, an organization open to those who soloed before December 17, 1916. Each biography discusses the subject's life and the majority of biographies include a photograph of the individual.

Creators:
United States. Air Force.
Dates:
circa 1910-1953
Size:
1.69 cubic feet ( 128 microfilm boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0461
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of duplicate microfilm of individual aircraft records for the United States Air Force (USAF). The microfilm covers aircraft owned by the US Army Air Service, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, USAF, and the National Guard starting in July of 1923 and including those dropped from the active inventory before June 30, 1955. (Master films are held by the Air Force Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, AL.) Each record card consists of a complete record of aircraft transfers (duty locations) from acceptance until retirement. Duty locations do not include unit, only theater/air base.

Creators:
Desind, Herbert Stephen.
Dates:
1950-1992
Size:
109 cubic feet (305 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The collection consists of 109 cubic feet of material, primarily photographs with some additional documentation, covering aerospace topics. The bulk of the material relates to US space exploration, including extensive photo files on US manned missions through the Space Shuttle, and satellite and sounding rocket work. The first series consists of unmanned spacecraft material, the second series consists of manned spacecraft material, and the third series consists of aircraft material.

Creators:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984
Dates:
1949-1984
Size:
124.9 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection is composed of Krafft Ehricke’s files including Ehricke’s published and unpublished papers as well as papers and works by others that Ehricke gathered, presumably as reference material.

Creators:
Revista Aérea Latinoamericana.
Dates:
1937-2003
Size:
61.8 cubic feet
158 boxes
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The subject reference files of Revista Aérea Latinoamericana regarding aviation in Latin America during 1937-2003.

Creators:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

Creators:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp.
Dates:
1919-1980
Size:
277.95 cubic feet ((255 records center boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.

Creators:
Waco Aircraft Company.
Dates:
1930-1950
Size:
184.1 cubic feet ((168 Legal document boxes) (35 drawers) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0151
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of the records of the Waco Aircraft Company. The material includes office files of the company, marketing and sales information, and design data. Also included are original engineering drawings and report files.

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