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Creators:
Kelley, Bartnam., 1909-1998
Dates:
bulk 1941-1980
Size:
2.7 Cubic Feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0057
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 47 diaries/engineering notebooks, containing highly detailed information and data relating to the design and development of the Bell Model 30 (which became the Model 47), the UH-1 Huey and the 206 JetRanger series, among other craft.

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Creators:
Draper, Charles Stark, 1901-1987
Dates:
1941-1978
Size:
1.36 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Stark Draper was the leading figure behind the use of inertial navigation in aircraft, spacecraft, ballistic missiles, and submarines. This collection of memorabilia largely relates to Draper's career at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, his contributions to the military, and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Creators:
Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), Dr., 1898-1965
Dates:
1903-1974
bulk 1940-1965
Size:
1.48 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden was an aerodynamicist by training, a career civil servant, and a government official. With degrees in physics and mathematics he became chief of the aerodynamics section of the National Bureau of Standards and eventually served as the first deputy administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Dryden's career.

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Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate number, solo, dual, night...

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Creators:
Wolfe, Roland L.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 film canister))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This single roll of film contains gun camera footage of Lieutenant Roland L. Wolfe during World War II. The approximately 200 feet of film covers Wolfe's activities (targets) from March 6, 1944, through September 1, 1944, while he was flying Republic P-47s for the 8th Air Force Fighter Command, 82nd Squadron.

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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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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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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:
Schirmer, Frank
Dates:
1946-1947
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of 107 color slides taken by Col. Schirmer at Davis-Monthan Field, Tucson, Arizona, circa 1946-1947. The collection also includes a copy of lecture notes for a slide presentation given by Col. Schirmer in 1981 entitled, "4105th Army Air Force Base Unit (Aircraft Storage) Davis-Monthan Field Arizona 1946-1947 and a...

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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; ...