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Creators:
Smith, John William, 1871-
Dates:
1905-1965
Size:
0.89 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately one cubic foot of material relating to J. W. Smith and his aeronautical career, specifically his all-metal monoplanes, the Smith (John W. ) 1911 and 1913 monoplanes, and aircraft engine designs, circa 1910-1950s. It includes drawings, patent applications and related material, correspondence, photographs and ma...

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Creators:
Schoenfeld, Maxwell Philip, 1936-
Dates:
1940-1944
Size:
9.81 Cubic feet ((9 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of formerly classified reports, minutes and correspondence gathered by Max Schoenfeld for his research. This collection also contains some secondary source material copied from books. There is no original material in this collection, only copies.

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Creators:
Gafford, George L.
Dates:
1944-1950
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection concerns the Irving Air Chute Company and its products. Included are a Technical Report on the Design Features of the Irvin Automatic Opener, a Consulting Engineer's Comments on the Irvin Automatic Opener, news reports relating to the use of parachutes for airplane passengers and a three folders of photographs featuring Irvin produc...

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Creators:
Riva, Peter
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
9.89 Cubic feet ((1 letter document box) (8 records center boxes) (2 shoeboxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the records kept by project manager Peter Riva and includes legal files, general office files, audio tapes, videotapes, newspaper and magazine accounts of the flight and transcripts of the account that would become the book, Voyager by Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan with Phil Patton, published by Knopf in 1987.

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Creators:
Votaw, William I.
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of several manuscripts by William I. Votaw relating to the infancy of the air mail service. Also included are biographical information relating to Jack Knight, Richard Byrd and William McCandless, copies of the Air Mail Pioneers newsletter as well as a large amount of newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Serotkin, Robert, 1911-1986
Dates:
1942-1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of thirty-two images relating to Robert Serotkin and his aircraft nose art drawn during World War II. The following aircraft and nose art are represented: Slave Girl, Boeing B-29; 'Luvablass, Consolidated B-24; Over Loaded, Consolidated B-24; Lucky Strike, Consolidated B-24; Golden Hind, Boeing B-17E; Over Exposed, Boeing F-1...

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Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of forty-three 8 x 10 inch black and white copy photographs, predominantly of 6th ARU(F) personnel, facilities (including the ship) and aircraft in the Philippines and Japan from 1945 through very early 1946; notable is a view of the 6th ARU(F) Sikorsky R-6 Quick Match with personal art. Also included are close-up views of ...

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Creators:
Tucker, Cecil
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((5 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 125 black and white photographs that Cecil Tucker collected during his tenure at the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The photographs include the following Curtiss-Wright aircraft: the Curtiss-Wright Robin, including "Wrong-Way" Corrigan's aircraft; the Curtiss-Wright Kingbird, built for the Marine Corps; the Curtiss-Wright Condor, including images of the Condor T-32 built for the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, the two Condors modified for the Navy for use by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as the Condors sold to Eastern Airlines, Switzerland, and Argentina; and the Curtiss-Wright AT-9, CW-19R, and CW-22B. Famous individuals pictured include: Amelia Earhart, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lowell Thomas, the famous radio broadcaster. Also of interest are severala few images of aircraft with Latin and South American insignia.

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Dates:
1937
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of 264 negatives, with corresponding contact prints, concerns the 2nd Bomb Group at Langley Field, Virginia. These images were shot to aid the filming of "Test Pilot," which starred Clark Gable. The images include shots of uniforms, buildings at Langley Field, Boeing B-17 bombers and images of Clark Gable's double for this film.

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Creators:
Downey, John L.
Dates:
[ca. 1945]
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-four copy prints concerning the 509th Composite Group, 393rd Bomb Squadron, personnel and aircraft during their service at Tinian, 1945. The following crew members are featured: Robert Petrolli; John Downey; Thomas Brumagin; Harry Davis; Edward Costello; Paul Tibbets; Myron Farya; Stanley G. Steinke; John Canton; ...