History of the Women Pilots in the Air Ferrying Division, ATC Collection
Marx, Walter J.
This collection consists of Major Walter Marx's report History of the Women Pilots in the Air Ferrying Division, ATC along with related memoranda and rewrites. The collection also contains six color transparencies of WAFs, a memorandum discussing discrimination the WASPS faced while in Lebanon Tennessee in 1943, and the Northwest Route under the Ferrying Division Air Transport Command, June 16, 1942-November 1, 1942 Report.
This collection is in English.
Charles Ingram Stanton, Sr., Papers
This collection consists of Stanton's personal papers. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings and articles, reunion memorabilia and records, and personal and professional writings over the course of his aeronautical career.
World War II China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater Manuscript [La Vove]
This collection consists of an original draft manuscript for "Hump Drivers" written by Arthur La Vove around 1946. The story is structured as a series of vignettes and recalls La Vove's experiences in the China-Burma-India (CBI) theater during World War II. A print made from an original drawing by La Vove …
This collection deals chiefly with Durant's tenure as Assistant Director for Astronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Perhaps the single topic of greatest interest is the effort to obtain a building for NASM, which was accomplished on July 1, 1976, when the new museum opened. A parallel theme concerns …
Edward J. Steichen World War II Navy Photographs Collection
This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown include a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver …
Wright (Co) Model C Photographs
This collection consists of two black and white images, one 3 by 5.25 inches, the other 3.5 by 5.75 inches, of the Wright (Co) Model C used by the 1st Aero Squadron at Texas City, Texas, 1913.
James C. Elms Collection
This collection consists of speeches, papers, notes, newspaper articles and records on Elms' career, including the following areas: Transportation System Center; Electronics Research Center; Manned Space Station; Space Shuttle; Space Systems Committee; Gemini Mission Review Board; and Hearings on space topics.
These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited …
Russian Aeronautical Collection
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation in the Spanish Civil War, and the operational history of the Soviet Air Force in World War II.
G. Harry Stine Collection
G. Harry Stine (1928--1997) was a renowned rocket expert and a pioneer in the development of the aerospace hobby of model rocketry. This collection consists of G. Harry Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the National Association for Rocketry (NAR), and his association with model rocket manufacturers.