Autographed Astronaut Photographs [Edwards]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0002
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.37 Cubic Feet
(2 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists .37 cubic feet of the following items: a binder (divided into three folders) of Apollo program astronaut photographs (some autographed) as well as philately, a patch, and documentation relating to Apollo 15; material relating to the Apollo 8 launch including photographs, invitation, and viewing stand pass; a volvelle, "Apollo 12 Mission Analyzer;" "Lunar Surface Exploration Photomap Package for Apollo 16" report; "Aircraft Evolution and Airline Growth" report; a brochure entitled "Thiokol...pacing the solid propulsion industry;" and photographs of astronauts and aircraft. The photographs include: an 11 by 13 inch mounted photograph of James Irwin on the Moon, signed by Dave Scott, Al Worden and James Irwin; a photograph of a Lockheed NF-104 Starfighter, signed by Buzz Aldrin; an autographed test pilot group photograph; and photographs of aircraft, including North American XB-70 (RX-70) Valkyrie/Lockheed F-104 Starfighter incident photographs, refueling of a Lockheed SR-71 (Blackbird), and images of the General Dynamics F-111, Sikorsky (S-61A) CH-3A Sea King, and McDonnell F94C (F-110A) Phantom II.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
James Edwards was a nephew of astronaut Alfred Merrill "Al" Worden, and the son of test pilot Major Al Edwards. While growing up, Edwards collected photographs, many of which were personally signed by astronauts and test pilots.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Susan Edwards, Gift, 2016

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Autographed Astronaut Photographs [Edwards], Accession 2017-0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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
Astronauts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manned space flight Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Test pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Signatures (names) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Worden, Alfred Merrill "Al" Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Irwin, James Benson Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Project Apollo (U.S.) 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
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