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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 Division

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:
Smith, Richard K.
Dates:
circa 1918-1969
Size:
1.9 cubic feet, (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-0418
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The 50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Smith] Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, published materials, maps, and photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of aircraft logs, naval ship logs, weather reports, progress reports, biographies of the participants, information on the construction of the NC Aircraft and the general planning for the flight, and original material on the thirtieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the flight.

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. 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 ...

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 Division

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 Lang ...

Creators:
Moisant, John, 1868-1910
Moisant, Alfred, 1862-1929
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:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
Ongoing
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-1183.K
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
Ongoing
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX-1183.P
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.

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