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Dates:
bulk 1917-1985
Size:
0.41 Cubic feet ((2 boxes and 2)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuals, reports, photographs, drawings, brochures, and other material relating to aircraft propulsion. The following companies are represented: Pratt & Whitney, Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol, Napier, Westinghouse, and Rolls Royce Engines. Besides material on engines and propellers, the collection also contains U.S. Navy D...

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Creators:
Waugh, Bob
Dates:
1966
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 oversized folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of six Albatros D. Va drawings (and corresponding autopositives) were drawn by the donor, Bob Waugh.

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Creators:
Northrop Corp
Dates:
bulk 1948
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ten 22.5 by 11 inch drawings from Northrop Aircraft, Inc. Included here are eight drawings of the RB-49A and two drawings of the FB-49A.

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Creators:
Smith, Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.), 1911-1997
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the significant writings of Smith, including writings relating to his contributions to boundary layer theory. The collection also includes Smith's notebooks and related photographs of his post-World War II on-site appraisal of Nazi aeronautical developments.

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Creators:
Gampper, Frederick K., Jr.
Dates:
1917-1925
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of blueprints, a manual, newspaper articles, brochures and photographs of airships and balloons during the early part of the 20th century, usually relating to Gampper's career. The airships included are the Roma, the Wingfoot Express, and the Pony Blimp at Commercial Air Syndicate.

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Creators:
United States. Navy. Bureau of Aeronautics [BuAer]
Dates:
[no dates]
Size:
69.84 Cubic feet (776 microfilm cartons)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Included in this collection are drawings for the following aircraft: Douglas AD series, BTD-1 and F3D, Grumman F4F-3, F4F-4, F4F-7, F6F-3, F8F-1, Goodyear F2G-1, McDonnell FH-1, North American FJ-1, General Motors FM-1, FM-2, Chance-Vought F4U-1, F4U-4, F4U-5, F8U-1, OS2U, Beech GB-2, UC-43, Bell HSL-1, HTL-5, HTL-6, HUL-1, Grumman J2F, JRF, Naval ...

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Creators:
von Ohain, Hans
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1980s]
Size:
20.03 Cubic feet ((17 records center boxes) (1 flatbox) (3 tubes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents Hans von Ohain's professional career in propulsion. While there is documentation on both his work in Germany and the United States, the majority of the collection covers his career in the latter -- especially his positions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The following types of material are included: magazine articles w...

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Creators:
Mahr, Burnley
Dates:
1953-1994
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains materials from Mahr's work on the following projects: EOS Landsat, Orbiter, LST Hubble, Navaho, Skylab, Apollo, and the Shuttle Robot Retrieval Arm. In addition, there are also promotional materials from Rockwell International's Space Division pertaining to various spacecraft.

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Creators:
Ruhe, Benjamin, 1928-
Dates:
[no year]
Size:
15.26 Cubic feet ((14 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material on the ethnological and technological development is boomerangs. This collection has been recognized as the preeminent source of information on the boomerangs in this country. The collection consists of books, research papers, and correspondence, as well as newsletters, planforms, photographs, artworks, and moti...

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Creators:
McMullen, Alexis B.
Dates:
1915-1983
Size:
28.15 Cubic feet (25 records center boxes; 2 legal document boxes; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection spans A.B. McMullen's aviation career and interests, from his involvement in WWI until his death. This collection includes correspondence, both personal and business, reports/material from his aviation corporations/distributorships and stint as Director of Florida Aviation and career in the NASAO. Also included are photographs, arti...