Charles Y. Johnson Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0060
Creators:
Johnson, Charles Yothers, 1920-
Dates:
1947-1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.15 Cubic Feet
(7 legal document boxes) (3 flatboxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a great variety of material relating to experiments performed at NRL. Included are reports, photographs, transparencies, rolled data and 167 glass slides.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Yothers Johnson (1920-) began his service with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, DC in 1942. He was to remain with NRL for many years, a physicist first with the Rocket Sonde Branch and later with the Upper Air Physics Branch, where he became Head of the Aeronomy Section. At NRL Johnson participated in space and upper air research relating to such subjects as cosmic ray physics and rocket instrumentation and such experiments as the Aerobee and Lagopedo projects.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Charles Y. Johnson, gift, 1998, 1997-0060, Public Domain

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
Aerobee rockets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astrophysics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockets (Aeronautics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slides (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Charles Yothers, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.). Rocket Sonde Branch Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.). Upper Air Physics Branch Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Project Lagopedo Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/