Query: National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
History of the Women Pilots in the Air Ferrying Division, ATC Collection
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Marx, Walter J.
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet (One letter document case.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Charles Ingram Stanton, Sr., Papers
Creators:
Stanton, Charles Ingram, 1893-1986
Dates:
1917-1977
Size:
4.22 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box; 4 legal document boxes; 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0076
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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World War II China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater Manuscript [La Vove]
Creators:
La Vove, Arthur., 1909-1993
Dates:
bulk 1930-1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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 …

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics
Dates:
1965-1984, with materials dating from circa 1953
Size:
32 cu. ft. (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 398
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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Edward J. Steichen World War II Navy Photographs Collection
Creators:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973
Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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 …

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Wright (Co) Model C Photographs
Dates:
bulk 1913
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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James C. Elms Collection
Creators:
Elms, James C., 1916-
Dates:
1959-1980
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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Russian Aeronautical Collection
Creators:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1876-2006
Size:
26 Linear feet
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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G. Harry Stine Collection
Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
Circa 1950s-1970s
Size:
20.8 Cubic feet (15 records center boxes, 1 flat box, 4 map folders, 13 film containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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