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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
2007
Size:
0.06 Gigabytes (4 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Vera Florence Cooper Rubin (1928-2016) was an American astronomer whose work provided clear, observational evidence of the existence of dark matter. This collection consists of four born digital images of astronomer Vera Rubin, seated at her desk with papers relating to her discovery of dark matter, during an oral history interview conducted by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) curator David H. DeVorkin and NASM intern Ashley Yeager in Rubin's office.

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Creators:
Carruthers, George R.
Dates:
1970s - 2010s
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 flat box, 1 folder, 1 slim letter box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material documenting the space science career of Dr. George Carruthers.

This collection is in English.

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Dates:
1959-2001
Size:
3.4 Cubic feet (Seven legal document cases.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 405 timetables from 177 domestic and international airlines.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Cooke, Russell
Dates:
1937-1945
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (Four Letter Document Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Major Russell Cooke's wartime correspondence to Olive Lafluer Cooke.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Nordyke & Marmon Company
Dates:
1917-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0250
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Marmon Motor Car Company, owned by Nordyke & Marmon Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, was one of several automotive companies that was awarded contracts to produce Liberty aircraft engines during World War I. Hall-Scott also licensed Nordyke & Marmon to produce some of their aircraft engines. This collection consists of a photo album documenting the construction of Nordyke & Marmon Company's aviation plant, as well as operations at the completed factory. There is also a sheet in the front of the album which lists captions and dates for each photograph contained in the album.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Gable, James Edwin "Ed"
Dates:
Circa 1940s
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

James Edwin "Ed" Gable (d. 1979) was an avid amateur photographer. This collection consists of nine black and white aviation-related photographs taken by Gable.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Sigler, Dale Butler, 1885-1965
Dates:
Circa 1911-1912
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0295
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Dale Butler Sigler (1885--1965) joined the US Navy in April 1908 and became part of the Aviation Corps in the summer of 1911 as one of the first group of aviation mechanics. This scrapbook was compiled by Dale Butler Sigler and consists of photographs, drawings, and ephemera regarding the early days of US Naval aviation.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Pogue, Lloyd Welch, 1899-2003
Dates:
1942-2003
Size:
4.83 Cubic feet (Seven boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five cubic feet of material that document L. Welch Pogue's work as chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board as well as his work as an attorney dealing with civil aviation regulation.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Mantz, Paul
Babb, Charles Harding, 1899-1952
Dates:
1931-1935
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special (A/C No. NC965Y) was one of Amelia Earhart's aircraft in which she set numerous records. This collection consists of one scrapbook documenting the aircraft and Earhart's flights in it.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
United States. Works Progress Administration
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0288
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1937, the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Airways and Airports Division organized an airport inspection trip to review work undertaken at various airports under the WPA's auspices, to determine what work still needed done to develop the nation's aviation infrastructure, and to evaluate which of those future projects could be undertaken by the WPA. This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the inspection trip.

This collection is in English.