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Creators:
Miller, Zenos Ramsey, 1895-1922
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two diaries kept by Lieutenant Zenos Ramsey Miller (1895-1922) as a pilot in the 27th Aero Squadron of the US Air Service during World War I, and, following his capture, as a prisoner of war of in Germany.

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Creators:
Brownstein, Herb
Dates:
1939-1943
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Swoose: Odyssey of a B-17 Collection consists of materials collected during research by Herbert Brownstein, the author.

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Creators:
Bertelsen, William
Dates:
1957-1994
bulk 1960-1980
Size:
4.68 Cubic feet (13 letter-size document boxes, 1 VHS tape)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Air Cushion Vehicles Collection consists of materials gathered by William R. Bertelsen and it highlights his interest in, and contributions to, the development of Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs). The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1960 and 1980, but materials before and after those dates are also present. The collection includes photographs, brochures, reports and proceedings, and a videotape on the topic of ACVs. Bertelsen's notebooks, documenting his research and development of air cushion technologies, constitute the majority of the collection.

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Creators:
Mills, George H., 1895-1975
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1930-1949
Size:
13.39 Cubic feet (24 legal document boxes; 7 flatboxes)
14.95 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The George Henry Mills Collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1994 by Mills' daughter, Mrs. Georgia Mills Head.

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Dates:
[ca. 1970s-1980s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of menus from the following airlines: Air France, ANA, Braniff International, British Airways, British Caledonian, CAAC, Cathay Pacific, Concorde, Continental, Delta, Eastern, Finnair, Japan Air Lines, KLM, Lan Chile (visit of Pope), Lufthansa, Mexicana, Pan American, Philippine Airlines, Saudia, Swissair, TWA (visit of Pop...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
1963-1970
Size:
1.54 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material documenting the development of the Stratoscope II. Included are the following types of material: photographs, financial reports, annual reports, test notes, minutes from internal meetings, correspondence, test plans, flight procedures and tests, record books, slides, and flight schedules.

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Creators:
Preddy, George E., 1919-1944
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
2 Cubic feet ((5 film reels))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0066
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This footage consists of five reels of film. The footage includes Preddy's combat footage, including most of his aerial victories through August 6, 1944 and some of this strafing mission footage. In addition, there is also gun camera footage of Preddy firing at two targets and ground targets in 1943.

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Creators:
Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897
Dates:
1896
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes) (1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Salomon Andrée's unsuccessful 1896 expedition, including: two oversized prints; a photograph album labeled "Spitsbergen, 1896" which includes images of life on board the ship Virgo and the Örnen balloon; and a scrapbook containing mostly Swedish newspaper article accounts of the journey.

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Creators:
Brown, Julie
Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks. The smaller scrapbook contains certificates, newsletters, photographs, silhouettes, small paintings, correspondence, and articles regarding both Brown and the Martin-Nebraska plant. The larger scrapbook contains oversized photographs and drawings of the B-29. The drawings were drawn by Brown.

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Creators:
Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1952-1977
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Francis Gary Powers's flying career in the Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and later pursuits. The majority of the documents deal with the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaisance mission and imprisoned. Materials include: logbooks; flight records from his military and civilian careers; a pocket diary and journal he kept during his Soviet imprisonment; letters to his parents; materials collected by his parents as his father attempted to visit him including a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev and a New Testament given to Powers by his mother during his Soviet trial; Congressional hearing material; newspaper articles; Life magazine; and several photographs of Powers.