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Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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Creators:
Vanguard Productions
Yasecko, Nancy
Dates:
1957-2011
bulk 1980-1990
Size:
13 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
86 Sound tape reels (5" Open Reels)
2 videodiscs (dvd) (Total runtime of 1:13:21)
43 Video recordings (Total runtime of 33:14:55)
1 electronic discs (cd)
25 Sound cassettes
145 Film reels (143 16mm film reels - runtime of 40:24:65 2 35mm film reels - runtime of 58:23)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The documentary film Growing Up With Rockets, produced by Vanguard Productions and Nancy Yasecko and released in 1984, is the story and personal reminiscences of the children, now grown, of those who worked at Cape Canaveral. The film discusses the Bumper Project (using captured V-2 missiles after World War II); Sputnik; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs; and ends with the first flight of Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) in 1981. Nancy Yasecko offers first person commentary with rare archival film, newsreels, excerpts from NASA promotional films, home movies and contemporary footage. In 1990, under the auspices of Citizen Exchange Council (CEC), a NY-based Soviet-American exchange organization, Growing Up With Rockets was included in the American Documentary Showcase. The Showcase was the first uncensored collection of American documentary films ever to reach general audiences across the USSR.

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Creators:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency. Geodesy & Geophysics
Dates:
1999
Size:
0.79 Cubic feet (Two letter boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings, inspection report sheets, and a manual relating to the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.

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Dates:
1943 - 1945
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (One 11 by 14 by 3 inch flat box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 10 by 12 inch World War II album chronicles George Riley's World War II aviation career, both stateside and in Italy.

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Creators:
Stumpf, David
Dates:
1970s - 2010s
Size:
256 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital documents on one 256 GB SunDisk drive gathered by David Stumpf for his book, Minuteman: A Technical History of the Missile That Defined American Nuclear Warfare, a detailed history of the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile program.

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Dates:
1945
Size:
0.53 Cubic feet (20 by 24 by 1 inch flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an 18 inch by 21 inch spiral book, entitled, The Atomic Bomb, which was created by the United States Army Air Forces in 1945 to commemorate the success of the atomic bombs and the end of World War II.

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Creators:
Abrams Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1937
Size:
1.28 Cubic feet (1 container)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of over 260 blueprints of the Abrams Explorer.

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Creators:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.04 Cubic feet (One folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0084
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 42 Curtiss-Wright black and white 8 by 10 inch prints of the inside workings of the Curtiss C-46 Commando, 1944.

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Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (One slim document box and one 36 by 49 inch folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the material documenting Jules and Frank VanDersarl's aircraft and aviation activities.

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Dates:
1950s - 1970s
bulk 1960s - 1970s
Size:
2.43 Cubic feet (One flat box, one record center box, and one legal document box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material on 318 national and international airlines.