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Dates:
bulk 1910-1970
Size:
19.44 Cubic Feet ((22 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the following types of material: scrapbooks; photographs; stereographs; lantern slides; glass plate negatives; trading cards; booklets; aviation banquet menus; aviation-related advertisements; postcards; and various other types of aeronautical ephemera.

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Creators:
Stewart, Homer
Dates:
1955-1958
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes Stewart's accumulated files covering the Committee's activities from Fall 1955 until its termination in May 1958, after the launch of the first US satellite. These papers give useful insights into the secret deliberations on the progress of selecting the Vanguard proposal and highlights the considerable problems of that sat...

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Creators:
Dietz, Thomas J.,, 1958-
Dates:
bulk 1995
Size:
0.36 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of color transparencies (CTs) and color slides of the images used in the book, On Miniature Wings, text by Thomas Dietz with photographs by Eric F. Long. The models shown in this book are highlights from the National Air and Space Museum's model collection.

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Creators:
United States. President's Air Policy Commission
Dates:
1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This small collection contains working documents from the President's Air Policy Commission. Folder 1 includes 1947 drafts and memoranda. Folder 2 includes undated drafts and memoranda.

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Creators:
Johnson, Charles Yothers, 1920-
Dates:
1947-1977
Size:
5.15 Cubic Feet ((7 legal document boxes) (3 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a great variety of material relating to experiments performed at NRL. Included are reports, photographs, transparencies, rolled data and 167 glass slides.

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Creators:
Lehman, Milton
Dates:
1889-[ca. 1960s]
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of material gathered or written by Milton Lehman for his authorized biography of Robert H. Goddard, This High Man, 1963. The collection contains the following: a typed transcript of Goddard's diary, 1898-1930; a typed transcript of Goddard's "Red Idea Notebooks" (1-10) covering the years 1924-1942; Goddard's paten...

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Creators:
Chapple, Ross
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists primarily of camera duplicates of 4x5" color transparencies of images taken by contract photographer Ross Chapple for possible inclusion in 1997 book, Air and Space. All images are of aircraft or artifacts in NASM collections. Folder one includes images of: Convair XFY-1 Pogo (4 dupes), Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (5 dupes), Grumm...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet (3 legal document boxes)
1.26 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.

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Creators:
Aiken, William Sr., 1907-
Dates:
1907-1980
bulk 1935-1974
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Pilot Log Books, photographs, newspaper clippings, California Civil Air Patrol documents, financial and personal records, an autobiographical manuscript and negatives, all pertaining to William Aiken, his family and friends.

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Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 40 Ryan photographs with captions. Photos include: various stages of production, interiors of personal planes, aircraft flying and on the ground, and the aircraft being used as a recreational vehicle.