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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 Peenemünde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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Creators:
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Dates:
1888-1910
Size:
13 volumes ((various pagings), ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2c
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, 1834-1897
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Young, Pearl I.
Dates:
1890-1897
Size:
1 volume ([2], 337 [i.e. 346] leaves, ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1952-1976
Size:
12.6 cubic feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for arti...

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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.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between ...

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Creators:
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
Library of Congress
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
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Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
1 volume ((various pagings), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2w
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Langley Aeronautical Library
Dates:
1910, 1913, 1930-1937, 1953
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Langley Aeronautical Library and its relations with the Library of Congress. Records also document the reestablishment of the Langley Aerodynamical Laboratory in 1913 and the awarding of the Langley Medal. Materials include correspondence, reports, clippings, and announce...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial correspondence and memoranda from the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Aeronautics Department, pertaining to the history of aeronautics, NASM exhibitions, and professional activities. Department correspondents include F. Robert van der Linden, Curator; Thomas M. Alison, Curator; Alex M. Spencer, ...

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Creators:
Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), Dr., 1898-1965
Dates:
1903-1974
bulk 1940-1965
Size:
1.48 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden was an aerodynamicist by training, a career civil servant, and a government official. With degrees in physics and mathematics he became chief of the aerodynamics section of the National Bureau of Standards and eventually served as the first deputy administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Dryden's career.

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