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Creators:
Krainik, Cliff
Dates:
1859-1934
Size:
3.19 cubic feet ((2 shoeboxes) (3 flatboxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.

Creators:
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955
Dates:
1906-1960
Size:
16.88 cubic feet ( (37 legal document boxes) (1 slim legal document box) (1 flatbox) )
15.75 linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0096
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection (accession XXXX-0096) contains approximately 16 cubic feet of material comprised of the works of this early aviation historian and materials relating to his career and personal life. The collection includes original correspondence, photographs, published material, and various other media.

Creators:
Hammer, William Joseph, 1858-1934
Dates:
1881-1934
bulk 1905-1915
Size:
5.66 cubic feet ((13 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection is the result of Major Hammer's passion for amassing material related to aeronautics and technology, and it is arranged into eleven series: articles, clippings, correspondence, drawings and blueprints, leaflets, legislation, minutes, miscellaneous, photographs, programs and publications. Housed in 23 folders, the correspondence is the most comprehensive series, reflecting the original order which grouped the letters into series by topic. Much of the correspondence concerns the planning of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration of 1909, and the involvement of Wilbur Wright and Glenn Curtiss. There is also a scrapbook of black and white photographs providing front and side views of specified airplanes. Each page has 3 photos showing different views of the same plane accompanied by a label with additional information. (See written copy for details. Also, please see information written on 8x11 notebook paper.)

Creators:
Upson, Ralph Hazlett, 1888-1968
Dates:
1911-1968
bulk 1940-1960
Size:
7 cubic feet ((21 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0177
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Upson's papers and notebooks. The material consists of notebooks, both general (1911-35) and experimental (1928-68) and reference files on a variety of aeronautical subjects. The collection also contains material from Upson's teaching career, as well as miscellaneous personal documents.

Creators:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985
Dates:
1906-1982
bulk 1920-1933
Size:
3.3 cubic feet ((12 Boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0171
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the personal papers of Hattie Meyers Junkin. The material consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, as well as material on Junkin's husbands and Weaver Aircraft Co.

Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 cubic feet ((13 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1940-1945, circa 1950
bulk 1940-1945
Size:
1.58 cubic feet ((4 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0192
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemunde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1938-1945
bulk 1942-1944
Size:
2.2 cubic feet ((5 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0193
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemunde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

Creators:
Newell, Homer Edward, 1915-1983
Dates:
1960-1973
Size:
0 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.

Creators:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976
Dates:
1957-1963
bulk 1959-1963
Size:
1.04 linear feet
1.09 cubic feet ((1 records center box) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0180
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Horace E. Weihmiller (1902-1963) was a professional aerospace consultant and pilot. During the 1950's he was an active member of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), serving as Vice President, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Chairman of the New York section, Chairman of the National Affairs Committee and a member of the Scientific Research Committee. This collection consists of correspondence, notes and reports dealing with Weihmiller's activities in the AAS from 1957 thru 1963. 1 cubic foot (3 boxes).

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