Query: National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Black Wings Exhibit and Book Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1917-2000
bulk 1981-1986
Size:
13.38 Cubic feet (11 legal document boxes, 1 shoe box (5 x 8 inches), 6 records center boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of background material collected in support of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibit "Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation" (opened in 1982) and its companion book (published 1983) by curators Von Hardesty and Dominick Pisano, a related symposium, educational materials, and a travelling version of the exhibit. The collection contains photographs and textual materials used in the exhibit and book, internal correspondence and memoranda, and a large amount of material gathered for research purposes but not used in any "Black Wings" production.

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in NASM.1993.0060 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
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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Camp Eagle Photograph [Trochan]
Creators:
Associated Press
Dates:
bulk 1971
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two copies of a black and white aerial photograph showing Camp Eagle, Phu Bai, Vietnam (base camp for the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division). A large peace sign has been cleared into the countryside near the camp. Some Vietnamese grave sites are also visible. The photograph is …

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in NASM.2014.0040 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Aircraft Propulsion Collection [Mikel]
Dates:
bulk 1917-1985
Size:
0.41 Cubic feet ((2 boxes and 2)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuals, reports, photographs, drawings, brochures, and other material relating to aircraft propulsion. The following companies are represented: Pratt & Whitney, Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol, Napier, Westinghouse, and Rolls Royce Engines. Besides material on engines and propellers, the collection also contains U.S. Navy Department Power Plant Memorandums and color …

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in NASM.1994.0018 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Caldwell C. Johnson Papers
Creators:
Johnson, Caldwell C.
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 34 items of manned space flight memorabilia, circa 1950s-1970s, including pencil and ink drawings by Caldwell Johnson from the Mercury, Apollo, and the Apollo-Soyuz programs. This collection also contains papers, reports, and brochures on these three projects, along with design studies for other spacecraft and related equipment.

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Thomas Taylor Neill Collection
Creators:
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988
Dates:
1926-1972
bulk 1938-1943
Size:
17.25 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (15 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the research material that Neill used in compiling his book. The material consists of correspondence and reports dealing with inspection, specifications, and performance tests of automobile and aircraft engines and fuels from 1926 to 1944. There are also reports, articles, and log books of specific engine types, both aeronautical …

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United Airlines Boeing B727-100 Collection
Creators:
United Air Lines, Inc.
Dates:
1964-1992
bulk 1990-1991
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of documentation accompanied the donation of the actual aircraft to the National Air and Space Museum in 1992. Included here is memorabilia from the last flight of the B727-100 (such as receipts, records, and stationery), as well as compliance records, AMIS monthly histories, cabin maintenance forms, historical records, identification …

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Langley Theater Audio Tape Preservation Project Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
bulk 1976-2001
Size:
4 Cubic feet ((19 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the cd and tape copies of this project. Please note that the original recordings are NOT part of this collection; the originals were returned to their original tape series and accession. The collection also contains the background documentation on this project, including grant information, and tape …

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in NASM.2012.0034 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings …

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Apollo Steerable S-Band Antenna System Illustrated Document
Creators:
Taggett, Peter
Dates:
Circa 1960s to 2000s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a binder of material compiled by Peter Taggett, for use in motivational speaking presentations, regarding his work at Solar Division of International Harvester on the reflectors for the Apollo Steerable S-Band Antenna System. The collection also contains a copy of the document on CD.

This collection is in English.

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