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Mergenthaler Linotype Company Records
Creators:
Mergenthaler Linotype Co.
Dates:
1886-1997
Size:
108 Cubic feet (257 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0666
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document primarily the history of typeface development at the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of Baltimore, Maryland. The company supplied most of the typesetting machines used in the printing industry, both in America and worldwide. As changing technology ended the usefulness of the linotype machine the company pioneered new computer-driven, photo typesetting machines.

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Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT), Inc. Air-Rail Service Scrapbooks
Dates:
1929
Size:
1.59 Cubic feet (3 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0081
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT), Inc. Air-Rail Service Scrapbooks collection consists of three large, fabric covered scrapbooks. The set documents the pre- and post-inaugural activities of TAT for the period of time between June and November, 1929.

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Early Aeronautical News Clippings (Alexander Graham Bell) Collection
Creators:
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Dates:
1903-1974
Size:
23.64 Cubic feet (18 records center boxes; 1 11x17x3 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0086
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Early Aeronautical Newsclippings (Alexander Graham Bell) Collection (NASM.XXXX.0086) consists of 19 boxes of material about early aviation and aeronautics collected by Alexander Graham Bell between 1906 and 1912.

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Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection
Creators:
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955
Dates:
1906-1960
Size:
17.38 Cubic feet (41 letter document boxes; 1 slim legal document box; 2 flatboxes; 2 microfilm cases)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0096
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection (NASM.XXXX.0096) contains approximately 17 cubic feet of material comprised of the works of this early aviation historian and materials relating to his career and personal life. The collection includes original correspondence, photographs, published material, and various other media.

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Basil Lee Rowe Collection
Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.

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Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection
Dates:
bulk 1938-1968
Size:
37 Cubic feet ((31 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of aeronautical charts of United States territory (ca. 1944-1963), a few specific states (ca. 1965), the Middle East as charted by the U.S. Army during World War II (ca. 1944), and some international flight areas (c. 1947 and 1968). These charts were complied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic …

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New York City Aerial Photographs
Creators:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys
Dates:
Circa 1929-1931
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing aerial views of the New York City area with related newspaper clippings.

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Wiley Post Scrapbooks
Creators:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.
Dates:
1933
Size:
1.01 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three scrapbooks on Wiley Post's U.S. Goodwill Tour made following his 1933 solo round the world flight. Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was an American aviator famed for his record flights, including his solo round the world flight, and for his work in high-altitude flight.

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Charles F. Walsh Scrapbooks
Creators:
Walsh, Charles, 1877-1912
Dates:
1903-1945
bulk 1909-1912
Size:
0.88 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection chronicles the exploits of Charles F. Walsh during the years 1909-1912. There are five scrapbooks and three packets of information.

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James V. Martin Scrapbook
Creators:
Martin, James V. (James Vernon), 1885-1956
Dates:
1910-1956
bulk 1910-1916
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0236
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and photos of James V. Martin's aviation exploits, 1910-1916. of the 1910 - 1916 era.

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