Robert Goddard [Lehman] Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0040
Creators:
Lehman, Milton
Dates:
1889-[ca. 1960s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.35 Cubic Feet
(3 legal document boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of copies of material gathered or written by Milton Lehman for his authorized biography of Robert H. Goddard, This High Man, 1963. The collection contains the following: a typed transcript of Goddard's diary, 1898-1930; a typed transcript of Goddard's "Red Idea Notebooks" (1-10) covering the years 1924-1942; Goddard's patents and patent correspondence between Goddard and Charles T. Hawley, 1926-1945; and typed interview notes with Goddard's contemporaries, including: Hermann Oberth, Hugo Gernsback, G.R. Gladding, L.A. Gore, Charles T. Hawley, Andrew G. Haley, George Bode, Rear Admiral Calvin C. Bolster, Homer A. Boushey, Col. Henry Breckenridge, Dr. William Cole, Richard B. Dow, Rear Admiral Delmer Fahrney, Harry Guggenheim, Al Campbell, Clarence Hickman, Charles Lindbergh, Edward Pendry, and Inez Powers.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mildred Lehman, gift, 1997, 1997-0040, unknown

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
The High Man Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockets (Aeronautics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocketry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Publications Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Lehman, Milton Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawley, Charles T. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haley, Andrew Gallagher, 1944-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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