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Creators:
Brownstein, Herb
Dates:
1939-1943
Size:
1 Cubic feet, 3 boxes
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The Swoose: Odyssey of a B-17 Collection consists of materials collected during research by Herbert Brownstein, the author.

Creators:
Mountain, Joseph D. 1902-1970
Dates:
1916-1970
Size:
1.57 Cubic feet, (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection follows Mountain's aviation career.

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 Division

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:
Moisant, Alfred, 1862-1929
Moisant, John, 1868-1910
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964
Dates:
1910-1912
Size:
5 Cubic feet, (3 oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-0535
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This Moisant Family Scrapbooks consist of three oversized scrapbooks containing newspaper accounts of the Moisants' flying escapades, as well as press releases and writings. The articles also discuss the following aviators who were involved with the Moisants: Harriet Quimby, Roland Garros, Rene Barrier, Rene Simon, John J. Frisbie, Charles Hamilton, and S. S. Jerwan.

Creators:
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993
Dates:
1903-1969, bulk 1920-1950
Size:
10 Cubic feet, (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0501
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection includes twelve photograph albums and loose photographs covering Doolittle's varied aviation career.

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

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).

Creators:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
1899-1984, bulk 1949-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet, (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-0425
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

Aeronautical engineer Fred E. Weick (1899-1993) had a profound effect on light aircraft development. He was responsible for the development of NACA's low-drag cowling for radial engines, introduced the concept of "fifty foot obstacle clearance" as a measure of aircraft take-off performance, and was instrumental in the development of several aircraft, including the Piper Pawnee and Piper Cherokee.

Creators:
United States. Navy.
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
Dates:
1918-1969, bulk 1919
Size:
2.27 Linear feet, 1.51 Cubic feet, (2 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-0422
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of reports on the design, construction, and testing of the NC series flying boats and photographs of NC-4's construction and transatlantic flight.

Creators:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory. University of California.
Dates:
1947-1980, bulk 1960-1974
Size:
32 Cubic feet, (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0612
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of publications issued by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory documenting JPL's work in jet and rocket propulsion, launch vehicle development, and planetary reconnaissance. Most of the material relates to work performed under NASA auspices, but significant material from Army- and Air Force-related research is also included.

Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s, bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.37 Linear feet, 38 boxes, 10.91 Cubic feet, 9,579 photographic items
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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