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Creators:
Porter, Richard W. (Richard William), 1913-1996
Dates:
circa 1930s-1980
Size:
6.54 cubic feet, (6 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997-0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of six feet of material documenting Porter's many scientific contributions. The following types of material are included: photographs, lecture notes, correspondence, trip notes, newspaper clippings, symposium programs, papers, and periodicals, circa 1930s-1980s.

Creators:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1876-2006
Size:
30.81 cubic feet, (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, one flat box) , 26 linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation ...

Creators:
Crossfield, A. Scott (Albert Scott), 1921-
Dates:
1940-2004
Size:
18.71 cubic feet, 42 boxes
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

This collection consists of over nine cubic feet of material documenting Scott Crossfield's aviation career, with emphasis on his involvement with the North American X-15. The following types of material are included: correspondence; reel to reel tapes; papers, manuscripts; newspaper and magazine clippings; aviation manuals; photographs; film; and Crossfield's notes and reports.

Creators:
Howard, Fred.
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.8 cubic feet, 2 boxes
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911 in his Wright EX biplane, named the Vin Fiz.

Creators:
Yasecko, Nancy
Vanguard Productions.
Dates:
1957-2011, bulk 1980-1990
Size:
86 sound tape reels, (5" Open Reels), 43 video recordings, (Total runtime of 33:14:55), 25 sound cassettes, 2 videodiscs (dvd), (Total runtime of 1:13:21), 145 film reels, (143 16mm film reels - runtime of 40:24:65) (2 35mm film reels - runtime of 58:23), 13 cubic feet, (6 boxes), 1 electronic disc (cd)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The documentary film Growing Up With Rockets, produced by Vanguard Productions and Nancy Yasecko and released in 1984, is the story and personal reminiscences of the children, now grown, of those who worked at Cape Canaveral. The film discusses the Bumper Project (using captured V-2 missiles after World War II); Sputnik; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs; and ends with the first flight of Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) in 1981. Nancy Yasecko off ...

Creators:
Robert, C. Truax, 1917-2010
Dates:
1929-2005, bulk 1980-2000
Size:
12.95 linear feet, (21 Legal Size Boxes, 1 Slim Legal Size, 3 Shoeboxes, 1 Flat Box), 11.99 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

Robert Truax was one of the great originals of American rocketry and a major proponent and inventor of ultra-low-cost rocket engine and vehicle concepts.

Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
1,900 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.Tech.Files
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

Creators:
Arcier, A. Francis, 1890-1969
Dates:
1890-1969
Size:
3 cubic feet, 6 boxes, 1 16x20x1 flatbox
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0072
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

Alex Francis Arcier, (1890-1969) was an aviator, scientist, designer and engineer whose pioneering work in aviation design spanned six decades and earned him many honors.

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 Division

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:
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 Division

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.

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