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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:
Durant, Frederick C., 1916-
Dates:
[ca. 1953-1963]
Size:
29.43 Cubic feet ((27 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0084
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes material on the rocket and space activities and interests of Durant during the period circa 1953-1963. The collection consists of business and personal correspondence, articles, reports, pamphlets, manuscripts, color transparencies and photographs. Some of the contents are not in English. In April 2000, an additional six bo...

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Creators:
Page, George Augustus, Jr., 1892-1983
Dates:
1921-1977
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0126
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material documenting Page's aviation career: membership cards and licenses; log books; newspaper and magazine articles; biographical material; and photographs.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1966-1974
Size:
9.81 Cubic feet ((9 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0145
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists primarily of the Flight Data File issued to Spacecraft Pilot William R. Pogue (1930- ) for training during the three months prior to launch. The material consists of crew manuals, checklists, and other procedural documentation, including both Skylab 4 'mission only' as well as general 'all missions' manuals. The collection ...

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Creators:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 Cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

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Creators:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955
Dates:
1909-1963
bulk 1909-1921
Size:
17.68 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes; 5 drawers)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0097
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, handwritten technical notes, drawings, photographs, reports, and affidavits in support of historical statements. Also included are several hundred black-and-white negatives and three reels of motion-picture film of the Herrick Vertoplane.

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Dates:
1929
Size:
1.59 Cubic feet (3 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0081
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT), Inc. Air-Rail Service Scrapbooks collection consists of three large, fabric covered scrapbooks. The set documents the pre- and post-inaugural activities of TAT for the period of time between June and November, 1929.

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Creators:
McDonnell Douglas Corp. McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.
Dates:
1970-1974
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0090
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Co. documents relating to the construction of NASA's Skylab Orbital Workshop in 1970-1972. It contains still photographs covering the construction of the vehicle and its transportation to Kennedy Space Center, Florida, which were submitted to NASA every month during the project. Also includ...

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Creators:
Time-Life Books, Inc.
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1983]
Size:
25.07 Cubic feet ((23 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0103
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a selection of materials from the complete information files compiled by Time-Life Book, Inc. for the preparation of their 'Epic of Flight' series of books. The materials are primarily photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, posters, maps, etc. A few original photographs, transparencies, and negative...

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Creators:
Charles, Mary
Dates:
1931-1966
bulk 1932-1936
Size:
1.41 Cubic feet (1 letter-size document box; 2 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Mary Charles Collection consists of documents, photographs, and scrapbooks collected/assembled by (Sarah) Mary Charles between 1931 and 1966. The collection showcases Charles' activity as a liscensed pilot. The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1931 and 1936.