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Professor King Grand Balloon Ascension Poster
Dates:
bulk 1876
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1196
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one poster announcing King's gas balloon ascension at the Centennial International Exhibition on August 30, 1876, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The poster is 31 by 44.5 inches, and the overprinted illustration depicts King in flight in his balloon over a large crowd, tent at right background.

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J. C. B. Tinling/Power Jets, Inc. Collection
Creators:
Power Jets, Ltd.
Dates:
1930-1987
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of corporate records, magazine articles, photographs and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on Power Jets, Ltd. Most of the material in the collection also relates to Frank Whittle and his accomplishments. Included are some of Whittle's writings and the agreements he signed for Power Jets.

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Eastern Air Lines Collection
Creators:
Eastern Airlines, Inc.
Dates:
bulk 1930-1976
Size:
19.76 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of newspaper articles, brochures, newsletters, magazines, photographs, negatives, and transparencies documenting Eastern Air Lines. The thrusts of the collection are the photographic images (concentrating on aircraft and personnel) and the publications of Eastern, including the newsletter "The Falcon" and "The Great Silver Fleet News" magazine.

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Elbert W. Proctor Collection
Creators:
Proctor, Elbert W.
Dates:
1920-1963
bulk [ca.1920s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains documentation on TAT (Transcontinental Air Transport) and NAT (National Air Transport) as well as radio communication and general aviation themes. The following types of material are included: house newspapers/newsletters for both airlines; newspaper and magazine articles relating to Proctor, the airlines or aviation; photographs of both NAT and TAT, specifically dealing with radio; correspondence; and memorabilia relating to TAT and NAT.

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Salomon A. Andree 1896 Polar Expedition Collection
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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Clarence H. Arveson Aviation Scrapbook
Creators:
Arveson, Clarence H., 1901-1978
Dates:
1920-1922
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of photographs and loose newspaper clippings collected by Clarence Arveson. The photographs include the following: Bolling Field; aircraft located at Bolling Field, including crashed aircraft; and aviation personalities who spent time at Bolling, including Lester Maitland and Major General Courtney Whitney. There is also a patch (probably …

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Ted and Cecil "Teddy" Kenyon Collection
Creators:
Kenyon, Cecil (Teddy), 1905-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1970s]
bulk [ca. 1940s-1960s]
Size:
1.29 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (11 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of both color and black and white images of Ted and Teddy Kenyon and their aviation careers. There are also a number of images of Bud and Betty Gillies. This collection also contains eleven 16mm films of Teddy Kenyon.

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Ingrid Pedersen Scrapbook
Creators:
Pedersen, Ingrid, 1933-
Dates:
1960s-1990s
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ingrid Pedersen was a commercial pilot and flight instructor who became the first woman to pilot an aircraft over the North Pole in 1963. This collection consists of a scrapbook chronicling the aviation career of Ingrid Pedersen.

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Rufus Porter Collection
Creators:
Porter, Rufus, 1792-1884
Dates:
1826
1849
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of the two booklets written by Rufus Porte on aerial navigation.

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Harvard Boston Aero Meet Photographs
Creators:
Foxworth, Thomas G.
Dates:
1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 118 photographic prints copied from Thomas Foxworth. The images include the field, aircraft, aviators, and spectators at the Harvard Boston Aero Meet.

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