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Creators:
Friedman, Robert K.
Dates:
1960-1975
bulk 1962-1965
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0130
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is the files of Robert K. Friedman (Chief, FAA SST Support Division) on the development of commercial SST capability in the United States. The material consists primarily of technical and research reports, but also press releases, marketing procedures, proposals, assessment and evaluation reports on the entire SST program. The colle...

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Creators:
Leslie, Maxwell Franklin, 1902-1984
Dates:
1922-1977
Size:
3.27 Cubic feet ((3 records center boxes) (1 20x24x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains information about Admiral Leslie from the years 1922-1977, covering his Navy career and including the World War II years and his part in the Battle of Midway. The collection contains the following types of material: official Navy documents, letters from researchers who sought information on the Battle of Midway, personal pa...

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Creators:
Rotorway Aircraft, Inc (Rotorway International)
Dates:
[ca. 1970s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the documentation Rotorway Scorpion Too helicopter kit purchased by Dr. Harold C. Theurer in the early 1970s and built by him as N18849. The material consists of blueprints, weight and balance requirements, Federal Aviation Administration forms, rotor adjustment procedures, Theurer's handwritten notes, a price list, part...

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Creators:
Page, Charles R.
Dates:
1940
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0110
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook continuing the detailed personal account of Page's flight. Page recorded daily his impressions of this flight and then supplemented his writings with photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, and Pan Am publicity materials. Also included is a copy of Wings to the Orient by James G. Stahlman, which is in...

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Creators:
Knight, James H. "Jack"
Dates:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence between Jack Knight a...

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Creators:
Hedgpeth, James A.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 75 photographs of Word War II bombings of France, specifically of Cologne. Aerial reconnaissance photographs make up the majority of the collection, although there are also photographs of a mapping room as well as a few pictures taken on the ground of the bombing damage. This collection also includes two prints of a Lockhee...

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Creators:
Bendix Air Races
Dates:
1931-1982
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes) (1 16x20x3 flatbox) (1 12x16x3 flatbox))
5.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0115
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes public relations files on the Bendix races. The material consists photographs, programs and related publications, speeches, and correspondence as well as files on the National Soaring Contest (1935-41 and 1946), Intercollegiate Air Meet (1948), National Intercollegiate Flying Association (May 1957), All-Women Trans-Continen...

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Creators:
Armour Company
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a 'Vin Fiz' advertisement, 2 x 4 inches. One side reads: 'Greetings for the sky - Rodgers in the Vin-Fiz Flyer from New York to Los Angeles for the Hearst {dollar}50,000 ocean to ocean flight.' The other side advertises the Vin-Fiz grape drink, 'sold everywhere.'

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Creators:
Silliman, Elton Ross, 1902-
Dates:
1930-1982
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Elton Silliman's personal and business papers. The material consists of correspondence, photographs, and documents pertaining to airline operations during the period 1930-1960, as well as airport and hotel financial records. The material also includes club and society reports and membership lists.

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Creators:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961
Dates:
1887-1961
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box and 2 scrapbooks)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains two scrapbooks and the personal papers of Dr. Paul Studenski, an early aviator who flew from 1910-1913. Born in St. Petersburg, Studenski studied law and medicine before earning the 292nd license from L'Aero Club de France. He immigrated to the United States in 1911 and exercised his prodigious flying skills as instructor, test pilot and exhibition pilot before retiring from flying to distinguish himself in the fields of economics and government service.