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Creators:
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the development and testing of the f/4 achromatic lens system. The material includes test data, photographs, and drawings, as well as correspondence detailing Baker's successful fight to secure a patent on the lens system.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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Creators:
Talley, Manila Davis.
Dates:
bulk 1917-1967
bulk 1929-1942
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook relating to Manila Davis Talley and her aviation career.

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Creators:
Thaden, Louise (McPhetridge), 1905-1979
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes)
2.08 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, news clippings, and correspondence documenting Thaden's aviation career.

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Creators:
Krainik, Cliff
Dates:
1859-1934
Size:
3.19 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes; 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)
Dates:
circa 1905-circa 2005
Size:
79 Cubic feet ( 209 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Philip Van Horn (P. V. H. ) Weems Papers contain 79 cu. ft. of materials related to his life and career.

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Dates:
circa 1911
Size:
1.35 Gigabytes (10 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital image scans made from ten glass negatives depicting aviation related activities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area circa 1911. The first six images are views of a homebuilt version of a Santos-Dumont 20 Demoiselle (without an engine) on the ground. The remaining four images were taken from the grandstands during the 1911 Harvard-Boston Aero Meet held August 26 through September 4, 1911; two of these provide distant views of a Burgess F (Wright Model B) Moth biplane in flight.

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Creators:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991
Dates:
1910-1988
Size:
13.72 Cubic feet (31 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the personal papers and memorabilia of Arthur Raymond Brooks. It includes photographs, correspondence, documents, and certificates relating to Brooks' aviation career, as well as personal correspondence, photographs, and diaries (1907-87).

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Creators:
Mechanic, Bernard
Dates:
bulk 1940-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-eight black and white photographs, mostly snapshots, relating to Sergeant Bernard Mechanic's service with the 376th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force. The images include the following: Consolidated B-24 Liberators in-flight; images from his R&R leave to Tel Aviv; noseart; and images of Winston Churchill, Field Marshall Er...

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Creators:
National Air Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1948-1949
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0393
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook chronicles the return of the Wright 1903 Flyer to the United States, beginning with the early negotiations with England to the reception at the Smithsonian following receipt of the aircraft.