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Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection
Creators:
Cathcart, Donald Guthrie, 1889-
Dates:
1932-1965
bulk 1932-1951
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0344
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: photographs of Donald Cathcart during training at the Army Balloon schools at Arcadia, California (Ross Field) and at Ft. Omaha, Nebraska; miscellaneous material on the National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans (NAABCV) including copies of "Haul Down & Ease Off", the official publication of the NAABCV, membership lists; and several copies of the "Wingfoot Lighter than Air Society Bulletin".

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Aviation Technical Manuals Collection
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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Fred Wiseman Scrapbook
Creators:
Wiseman, Fred, 1875-1961
Dates:
1909-1968
bulk [ca. 1910s, 1950s]
Size:
0.59 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0618
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Fred Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan. On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. After the 1911 season, Wiseman gave up flying. This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.

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Lieutenant Harold G. Peterson Scrapbook
Creators:
Peterson, Harold George
Dates:
1917-1942
bulk 1917-1920
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0127
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a 200 page scrapbook, filled with photographs, certificates, newspaper clippings, and ephermera relating to Harold George Peterson's aviation exploits.

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World War I Exhibit Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1914-[ca. 1980s]
bulk 1914-1918
Size:
2.7 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 oversized box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a product of the material gathered for the exhibit, book, brochure and poster. It includes a large amount of additional information gathered for research but not used. The Collection is divided into six series: I. Exhibit Catalog Images; II. Exhibit Only Images; III. Brochure Images; IV. Poster Images; V. Original Photography; VI. Research Collection. Different sized black and white and color photographs, mostly 8 x 10s, are included in most of the series, although captions are not always provided. Other types of materials are corresponding negatives, photocopies, glass plate negatives and color transparencies.

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Zenos R. Miller World War I Diaries
Creators:
Miller, Zenos Ramsey, 1895-1922
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two diaries kept by Lieutenant Zenos Ramsey Miller (1895-1922) as a pilot in the 27th Aero Squadron of the US Air Service during World War I, and, following his capture, as a prisoner of war of in Germany.

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Pan American Airways (Pan Am) "First Moon Flights" Club Membership Card
Dates:
Circa 1968
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one Pan American Airways (Pan Am) "First Moon Flights" Club membership card, numbered 5893.

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ZRS-4 Ring Laying Commemorative Book
Creators:
Goodyear-Zeppelin
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0495
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a copy of the ZRS-4 Ring Laying Commemorative Book, commemorating the laying of the master ring of the U.S. Navy Airship Akron ZRS-4.

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Herbert J. Nash Aircraft Photograph Collection
Creators:
Nash, Herbert J.
Dates:
1949-1969
Size:
0.77 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0616
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Herbert J. Nash appears to have been an amateur photographer, aviation enthusiast, and airplane photograph collector and based in the New York City area. This collection consists of just over a thousand images collected from a variety of sources and reflects Nash's specific interests: Aero Spacelines Guppies, single-engine Bell fighters and racing conversions, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464), the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter Family (Model 367), the Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser Family, and aircraft produced by the Naval Aircraft Factory. Photographs are predominantly small-format black and white prints taken in the United States between 1949 and 1969.

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Photograph of Charles Augustus Lindbergh with Portuguese Naval Aeronautical Service
Creators:
Ribeiro, Serra
Dates:
1933
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one black and white photograph, measuring 9 by 7 inches, of Charles Augustus Lindbergh posed with members of Portugal's Naval Aeronautical Service in Lisbon, 1933.

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