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Creators:
Whitehead, William Scholl
Dates:
1963-1976
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0287
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, brochures, articles and a scrapbook dealing with this effort. Much of the correspondence is concerned with efforts to obtain support and funding for the project from private industry and the United States Congress. The scrapbook, with index, is a collection of newspaper and magazine clippings abou...

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Creators:
Leon, Lawrence, 1889-1965
Dates:
1916-1923
bulk 1919-1923
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0293
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of clippings relating to Lawrence's early years, particularly his activities in South America between 1919 and 1923. Most of the clipping are from South American newspapers and are in Spanish and Portuguese. That material in the Biographical Files consists of larger format newspaper articles and copies of several letters of ...

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Creators:
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
Dates:
1914-1915
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0294
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks kept by Glenn H. Curtiss and filled with photographs of himself and Samuel Langley. The photos show the two men and their experiments with Langley's aircraft, the Langley Aerodrome. The trial flights were conducted on Lake Kewka, near Hammondsport, NY. Each photo is labeled with a caption and a date. The s...

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Dates:
Circa 1930
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0306
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook contains photographs of an air meet in Romania, circa 1930, with Romanian, Czechoslovakian, and Italian pilots and aircraft.

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Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
10.91 Cubic feet (9,579 photographic items)
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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Creators:
Groenhoff, Hans
Dates:
1933-1975
Size:
5.27 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0359
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Hans Groenhoff (1906-1985) was a celebrated American aviation photographer from the 1930s through the 1960s, also working as a pilot, journalist, editor, correspondent, and—in his retirement years—as an aviation tourism publicist for the Bahamas. This collection of 25,550 images consists of Groenhoff's collection of negatives and transparencies, spanning his career from 1933 to 1975.

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Creators:
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964
Dates:
1910
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0536
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the twelve microfiche sheets which were shot from nine scrapbooks loaned to NASM by the donor. The scrapbooks contains newspaper clippings from American, English and French newspapers relating to Moisant and his aviation activities.

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Creators:
Whitman, Roger B.
Dates:
1909-1911
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((7 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0517
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 163 photographs, collected by Whitman, covering early aviation activities in predominantly the United States and France. Aircraft manufacturers represented include: Wright, Curtiss, Bell, Bleriot, Antoinette, Deperdussin, Farman, Voisin, and other American, French, and British designers of the period 1909-1911. The follo...

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Creators:
Sheahan, William H., 1872-1956
Dates:
1912-1921
bulk 1912-1915
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0523
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 62 photographs taken by William H. Sheahan of early aircraft and aviators, mostly at Hempstead Plains Field where he took lessons.

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Creators:
Arnold, Leslie P.
Dates:
1924
Size:
1.32 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes and 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0518
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, as a lieutenant in the Army Air Service, Leslie P. Arnold was a crew member in one of the three Army planes that flew 27,000 miles around the world in 175 days. This collection consists of Leslie Arnold's handwritten diary and annotated navigational charts of the journey as well as a scrapbook with images of the trip including the aircraft, gasoline tanks, pilot crew, and air-to air shots.