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Creators:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1970
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1145
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one preliminary copy of the Apollo 15 Lunar Module LM-10 Flight Controller Systems Handbook, which consists mostly of tables and drawings. This preliminary copy was used in-house but is incomplete as it lacks Section 7 (EMU), Section 13 (Lunar Surface Equipment), and some of the Section 3 drawings are incomplete.

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Dates:
bulk 1942
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0755
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight 120 mm negatives that feature Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker on the final leg of his South Pacific inspection tour of 1942, resumed only days after his rescue at sea after a previous transport plane, a Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress, s/n 40-3089, went down in the Pacific. Also pictured are Major Charles E. Shelton an...

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Creators:
Mock, Geraldine L. "Jerrie"
Dates:
bulk 1963-1964
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0833
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of materials from Geraldine Mock's record setting flight around the world. Documents in this collection include requests for sponsorship; correspondence with foreign dignitaries; pilot's daily log; documentation of the record set; aircraft modifications; maps of Hawaii, the Philippines, and Europe; an insurance statement; m...

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Dates:
bulk 1928-1933
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0845
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Begun in 1920, the National Air Races were an annual, week-long event including formation flying, parachute drops, aerobatic displays, and races. The event included two privately sponsored, closed-circuit speed races: the Pulitzer Trophy race held from 1920 to 1925 and the Thompson Trophy race held from 1930 to 1939. Along with other competitions, the National Air Races fostered the development of aircraft in the 1920s and 1930s but ended during World War II. This collection consists of three unbound scrapbooks with newspaper clippings related to races in Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles between 1928 and 1933.

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Creators:
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Dates:
bulk 1906
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0902
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of sixteen black and white photographs taken by photographer Jessie Tarbox Beals of the aeronautical exhibitions at this show. Nine of the photographs are mounted on heavy cardboard. Exhibits shown in the photographs include a Lilienthal Glider; Herring aircraft; Santos-Dumont (Alberto), No.9 La Baladeuse; Langley aircraft;...

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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1911-1973
bulk 1911-1940
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0423
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the research material used by curators Robert Mikesh and Claudia Oakes to prepare Exhibition Flight (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1973), a companion volume to the Exhibition Flight exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
1912-1987
bulk 1930-1945
Size:
1,765.61 Cubic feet (1375 records center boxes; 1 flat box; 2 microfiche boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0429
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Aviation Technical Manuals Collection contains over 40,000 original aviation technical manuals for aircraft, engines, aircraft components, and ground equipment.

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Creators:
Read, A. C. (Albert Cushing), 1887-1967
Dates:
1919-1946
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, three oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0391
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.

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Creators:
Lederer, Jerome, 1902-
Dates:
1925-1965
Size:
9.72 Cubic feet ((8 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0410
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of FSF material from Lederer's tenure as FSF. The material consists of safety pamphlets, accident investigation reports, correspondence, and memos published or received by FSF, as well as papers, letters, pamphlets, and bulletins addressed to or used by Lederer. The collection also includes CAB Safety Bulletins, National Ad...

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Creators:
Howard, Beverly E. "Bevo,", 1914-1971
Dates:
1943-1960
Size:
3.13 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 slim letter document box) (3 legal document boxes) (3 letter document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0414
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains material primarily relating to the Hawthorne Flying Schools. It consists of class books from the Air Force cadets that were trained at Hawthorne facilities in North and South Carolina, a scrapbook of the 1943-45 issues of Hawthorne Prop Wash, the company newsletter, and photos used in Prop Wash.