Query: National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records
Level:
series
Dates:
1906-1945
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
Loading...
in NASM.1987.0029 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
A. Francis Arcier Collection
Creators:
Arcier, A. Francis, 1890-1969
Dates:
Circa 1890-1981
Size:
2.97 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0072
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A. Francis Arcier, (1890-1969) was an aviator, scientist, designer and engineer whose pioneering work in aviation design spanned six decades and earned him many honors.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.XXXX.0072 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Virgil Kauffman/Aero Service Corporation Collection
Creators:
Kauffman, Virgil
Dates:
1910-1986
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
0.43 Linear feet
0.49 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0146
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of files on Aero Service Corp and Virgil Kauffman.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.1987.0146 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Louis R. Purnell Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
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 …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 9578 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Burnley Mahr Space Projects Collection
Creators:
Mahr, Burnley
Dates:
1953-1994
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains materials from Mahr's work on the following projects: EOS Landsat, Orbiter, LST Hubble, Navaho, Skylab, Apollo, and the Shuttle Robot Retrieval Arm. In addition, there are also promotional materials from Rockwell International's Space Division pertaining to various spacecraft.

Loading...
in NASM.1996.0031 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Krafft Ehricke Lecture Tapes
Creators:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984
Dates:
bulk 1978-1980
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nineteen audio cassette tapes of Dr. Kraft Ehricke lectures, circa 1978-1980, at California State University, Northridge.

Loading...
in NASM.2004.0016 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Admiral Albert C. Read, USN (Curtiss NC-4) Collection
Creators:
Read, A. C. (Albert Cushing), 1887-1967
Dates:
1919-1946
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, three oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0391
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.XXXX.0391 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Administrative Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Executive Officer
Dates:
circa 1974-1978
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 345
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative subject files of John Whitelaw as Executive Officer, circa 1974-1978. Much of the material consists of copies of memos, budgets, and reports, mostly routine.

Loading...
in Record Unit 345 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Creators:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991
Dates:
1910-1988
Size:
13.72 Cubic feet (31 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the personal papers and memorabilia of Arthur Raymond Brooks. It includes photographs, correspondence, documents, and certificates relating to Brooks' aviation career, as well as personal correspondence, photographs, and diaries (1907-87).

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.1989.0104 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
WASP Binder: Pictures of Life and Training of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots
Creators:
Haydu, Bernice Falk
Dates:
1942-1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0123
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by Bernice Falk Haydu, a former WASP 44-7, contains original photographs, photocopies of photographs, class rosters, graduation data, copies of certification, a WASP songbook, an original Miss Fifinella color sketch by Walt Disney, and other related material. The photographs are all captioned with information from Mrs. Cliff Deaton, Chief Staff Executive Officer of the WASPs at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. The material has been grouped in a binder under the following subheadings: Avenger Field; Life on Base; Wishing Well: Flight Training School; Physical Education and Marching; Graduations; VIPs; and a Miscellaneous file.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.1989.0123 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
195 records — Page 8 of 20