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Harry Copland Collection
Creators:
Copland, Harry Depew, 1896-1976
Dates:
1917-1953
Size:
0.78 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (3 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0439
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three boxes of 4' and 3' glass slides, dating from the early 1930s. The slides are probably from 1919-1932 when Copland was an instructor and lecturer for Curtiss Flying Service, Inc. There are also seven log books chronicling both Copland's civilian and military flights (1917-1942) and numerous private and commerical pilots …

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Fitzmaurice, Koehl, and von Huenefeld Photography
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0824
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Hermann Koehl, Baron Guenther von Huenefeld, and James Fitzmaurice piloted the first westward transatlantic flight (1928), from Dublin, Ireland to Greenly Island, Quebec in the "Bremen", a Junkers W-33 monoplane. This collections consists of a signed photograph and a commemorative postcard of the flight.

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International Paints (Canada) Limited "Titanine" Aircraft Finishes Booklet
Creators:
International Paints (Canada) Limited
Dates:
September 1941
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0887
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

International Paints (Canada) Limited was an official distributor for Titanine Dope. This collection consists of a sales brochure for Titanine Aircraft Finishes produced by International Paints (Canada) Limited that includes information on Titanine's specifications, various product lines such as primer, instructions on using Titanine, and a fold out card that features finish samples for 24 of Titanine's standard colors.

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Curtiss Flying Service Ticket
Creators:
Curtiss Flying Service, Inc.
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Curtiss Flying Service provided charter flights flown by pilots from the Curtiss Flying Schools, both of which were under the larger aegis of the Curtiss Exhibition Service. This collection consists of one stub of a ticket issued to Carl W. Chase for a flight with Curtiss Flying Service.

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Early Aviation in 1910 and 1911 Scrapbook
Creators:
Culver, C. C.
Dates:
1910-1911
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0299
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook covering the International Aviation Meet at Belmont Park, Long Island, New York in October 1910, the Aero Meet at Grant Park, Chicago in August 1911, as well as other early aviation activities.

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Ballooning Over the Alps Scrapbook
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.13 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0578
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On February 9--10, 1909, the balloon "Berlin" made one of the first balloon crossings over the Alps. This collection contains a scrapbook documenting the flight that includes photographs, news clippings, and telegrams.

This collection is in German.

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Rocketry Scrapbook (1930s)
Dates:
1931-1936
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0820
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings pertaining to rocketry during the 1930s.

This collection is in English.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Events
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
42 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.J
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Minuteman ICBM Program Research Data [Stumpf]
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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Herbert Mercer Photography Collection
Creators:
Mercer, Herbert
Dates:
1916-1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Herbert Mercer served with the United Kingdom's Royal Flying Corps (Royal Air Force) from 1916 until 1945, and was stationed in Baghdad, Iraq, in the early 1920s. While there, he photographed a variety of aircraft that were either stationed in Iraq or Egypt or landing there for refueling. This collection contains eleven photographs taken by Mercer in Iraq and Egypt.

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