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Dates:
October 18, 1963
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0138
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

New Astronauts Press Conference - Introduction of 14 New Astronauts at University of Houston, Texas, October 18, 1963. Donald K. "Deke" Slayton introduces the program. Explanation of the selection criteria and the selection process: 500 military pilots, 71 were recommended; 225 civilian pilots, 65 were recommended; 34 were interviewed, six dropped ...

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Creators:
Steele, Fletcher
Allen, Charlotte Whitney
Allen, Atkinson
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of publications mentioning the garden, and additional information.

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Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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Dates:
bulk 1995
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fifteen 24x20 inch photographic prints used in a conference or press event in 1995, the year that the Corona program was declassified, and 35 years after the first successful mission.

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Creators:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-
Dates:
1928-1990
Size:
75.03 Cubic feet (168 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 72 linear feet of the papers of Benjamin O. Davis. Included are the following types of material: programs, invitations, certificates, correspondence, published material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1952-1981
Size:
11.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
North Country Garden Club of Long Island
Three Harbors Garden Club
Olmsted Brothers
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folders include a worksheet, site map, copies of articles, plant list.

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Creators:
Coville, Frederick V. (Frederick Vernon), 1867-1937
Dates:
1888-1936 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers of Frederick Vernon Coville were part of a group of Smithsonian Department of Botany records which were originally deposited in 1971 at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. In December 1977, the records were returned to the Smithsonian for maintenance in the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Creators:
Henderson, Edward P. interviewee
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
16 audiotapes (reference copies). 26 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9529
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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