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Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1918-1971
Size:
899.25 Cubic feet ((825 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0172
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the file of still photographs taken by the Air Force Material Division at McCook Field, Wright Field, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The material consists of over 340,000 black and white and color photographs illustrating the design, development and testing of military aircraft; structural components; and personal, em...

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Dates:
bulk 1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0638
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of several photographs of the Messerschmitt Me 262A-2a/U-2 Sturmvogel and a photo of the crew of the 99th Service Squadron with the Junkers Ju 388L-1 that would later be included in the National Air and Space Museum's aircraft collection.

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Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Dates:
1921-1946
bulk 1935-1943
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0417
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of reports from propeller tests conducted at Wright Field by the Engineiner Division and Material Division.

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Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1915-1955
Size:
464.34 Cubic feet ((426 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0428
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually f...

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Creators:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
bulk 1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0985
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three two-sided, 8 x 10.25 inch pages of a historic document detailing the assignment of buildings and areas at Freeman Field. The paper is white stock yellowed with age.

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Creators:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
circa 1910-1953
Size:
1.69 Cubic feet (128 microfilm boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0461
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of duplicate microfilm of individual aircraft records for the United States Air Force (USAF). The microfilm covers aircraft owned by the US Army Air Service, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, USAF, and the National Guard starting in July of 1923 and including those dropped from the active inventory before June 30, 1955. (Master films are held by the Air Force Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, AL.) Each record card consists of a complete record of aircraft transfers (duty locations) from acceptance until retirement. Duty locations do not include unit, only theater/air base.

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Creators:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
1943-1954
Size:
1.93 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes) (2 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0596
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession consists in part of a total of over 700 copy negatives representing images from the United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photos Collection. These copy negatives were made by NASM from Air Force negatives during the period when the Air Force Pre-1954 collection was on loan to NASM. Several related resources that were created by NASM...

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Creators:
Meese, George
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircr...

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Creators:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Dates:
1944-1970
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((25 microfilm boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of historical material from Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems, Inc. There are twenty-five rolls of microfilm pertaining to the Wright Aeronautical Division (which was responsible for the construction of aeronautical engines) and Air Materiel Command. In addition this collection contains various operating instructions for the Wr...

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Creators:
Taylor, William E. G., 1905-1991
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1970s]
Size:
1.14 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material documenting Taylor's remarkable aviation career: two scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, correspondence, identification cards, newspaper articles, Eagle Squadron Association material, Armed Forces memoranda, and biographical information. The scrapbooks contain material mostly highlightin...