George Paul Sutton Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0009
Creators:
Sutton, George Paul, 1920-
Dates:
1945-1958
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.45 Cubic feet
(1 legal document box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains numerous articles and papers on rocketry, as well as drawings and photographs of rockets and rocket systems. The material was collected by Sutton in the course of this work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Paul Sutton (1920- ) was an aerospace engineer and manager. He received degrees from Los Angeles City College (AA, 1940) and the California Institute of Technology (BS, 1942; MS (ME), 1943) before going to work as a development engineer for the Rocketdyne Division of North American Aviation [now Rockwell International]. He remained at Rocketdyne into the late 1960s, while also sitting as Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at MIT (1958-59) and serving as Chief Scientist, Advanced Research Projects Agency and Division Director, Institute of Defense Analysis for the Department of Defense (1959-60). Following his work at Rocketdyne he joined the technical staff at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0009, unknown

General
General
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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
Rockets (Aeronautics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocketry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Rocket engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerospace engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sutton, George Paul, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North American Aviation, Inc.. Rocketdyne Division Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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