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Creators:
Lenkowsky, Mandel
Dates:
1935-1952
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet (2 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0099
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes notebooks containing scientific notes and mathematical calculations, a random assortment of journals and periodicals, published reference books, and a few advertising and promotional brochures all pertaining to American experimental military and commercial vertical flight from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. The collection also contains photographs of the following helicopters: Sikorsky XR-1, XR-4, YR-4, XR-5, XR-6, XR-6A, VS-300; Kellet XO-60 and XO-61; and Rotachute P-4. Also included are photographs of helicopters by Pitcarin, Landgraf, Greyhound Bus, Spratt, Berliner, Ochmichen, and DeBothezat.

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Creators:
Pace, Joseph J.
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0100
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs and negatives documenting the aircraft, equipment, operations, and recreational activities in the Malir area. The material includes images of recruit processing at Landhi Field and operations at the Landhi Flexible Gunnery Training Unit, as well as a typed list of special orders and addresses in use.

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Creators:
Hedgpeth, James A.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 75 photographs of Word War II bombings of France, specifically of Cologne. Aerial reconnaissance photographs make up the majority of the collection, although there are also photographs of a mapping room as well as a few pictures taken on the ground of the bombing damage. This collection also includes two prints of a Lockhee...

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Creators:
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989
Dates:
1923, 1955-1959
bulk 1958-1959
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0091
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material in German and English documenting Oberth's life and career in the field of astronautics. The information includes six photographs, an article written by him for Space Journal, correspondence between Dr. Oberth and the donor Anton Palmai, and four books, three of which are in German.

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Creators:
Mooney Aircraft, Inc.
Dates:
bulk 1946-1948
Size:
3.82 Cubic Feet ((3 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the original drawings and reports for the Mooney M18 Mite.

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Creators:
Maxim, Hiram H.
Dates:
1890-1916
bulk 1890-1894, 1912
Size:
1.09 Cubic Feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains material by or about Maxim. The bulk of the collection consists of published works, but does include an unpublished paper about Maxim's aeronautical experiments and a collection of newclippings regarding Maxim's life. This accession includes the following five books: Li Hung Chang's Scrapbook by Sir Maxim, 1913; The Life an...

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Creators:
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co
Dates:
bulk 1929-1958
Size:
0.59 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0134
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of various photographs, newsletters and articles relating to Kreider-Reisner and Fairchild Aircraft, including the Fairchild FC-2 Family, and the Fairchild KR (Challenger) Family, specifically the Fairchild KR-34 (Challenger C-4). Information is also included on the OX-5 Club and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers...

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Creators:
Knight, James H. "Jack"
Dates:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence between Jack Knight a...

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Creators:
Page, Charles R.
Dates:
1940
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0110
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook continuing the detailed personal account of Page's flight. Page recorded daily his impressions of this flight and then supplemented his writings with photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, and Pan Am publicity materials. Also included is a copy of Wings to the Orient by James G. Stahlman, which is in...

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Creators:
Springfield Aircraft Co
Dates:
1917-1921
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 57 original photographs. They comprise some of the most detailed views of Curtiss JN-4's built under contract. Also included are rare photographs of the company's factory and a Liberty Bond drive parade.