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James H. Doolittle Scrapbooks
Creators:
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993
Dates:
1903-1969
bulk 1920-1950
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0501
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes twelve photograph albums and loose photographs covering Doolittle's varied aviation career.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
1,900 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Organizations
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
27 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.D
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

Regional Aviation Assistance Group Reports [Posey]
Creators:
Posey, Carl A.
Dates:
1945-1966
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of airport reports and plans, mostly written by Posey, for the following countries: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Trinidad, British Guiana, Spain, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

1945 Air Forces Fair Photography (De Haan)
Creators:
De Haan, Larry
Dates:
October 13-14, 1945
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (18 print photographs, 17 film negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In October 1945, Wright Field, Ohio, sponsored an Army Air Forces Fair, presented by the Air Technical Service Command, which allowed the public to observe displays of the US Army Air Forces' operational and experimental aircraft as well as German and Japanese aircraft captured during World War II. This collection consists of 18 photographs (17 negatives and one print) taken at the fair.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Government and Law
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.Q
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

Amelia Earhart Around-the-World Flight Correspondence File [W.T. Miller]
Creators:
Miller, W. T.
Dates:
bulk 1936 - 1940, 1970
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) in 1928 was the first woman to fly (as a passenger) across the Atlantic, and in 1932 the first woman (and second person, after Charles Lindbergh) to fly solo and nonstop across that ocean. She flew many record flights, published several books and accomplished much for women in aviation. This collection consists of a file of correspondence, telegrams, official Coast Guard dispatches from the USS Itasca, newspaper and reports relating to the planning of Amelia Earhart's 1937 flight and the naval search for her after her disappearance.

Mary White Gaunt Air Evacuation Nurse Materials
Creators:
Gaunt, Mary White
Dates:
1942-1946, 1960s
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet (1 letter size document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Mary White Gaunt served in the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II as an air evacuation nurse was later a nurse at Wilford Hall medical facility at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, where she cared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Alan Bean following surgery he had there. This collection consists of material relating to Gaunt's career including, military records, two small pocket notebooks where Gaunt kept notes on her missions, a scrapbook documenting Gaunt's time stationed in the United States, and a second scrapbook documenting her time stationed in England. The collection also includes a packet of material sent to Gaunt by astronaut Alan Bean following his post-surgery recovery at Wilford Hall medical facility at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, where Gaunt was his nurse. The packet includes a letter from Bean to Gaunt thanking her for her excellent care; a signed photo of Bean; some photos of other astronauts; and some National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publications.

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Homer Edward Newell, Jr. Speech Transcripts
Creators:
Newell, Homer Edward, 1915-1983
Dates:
1960-1973
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.

Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection
Creators:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973
Dates:
circa 1960s-1970s
Size:
4.36 Cubic feet (4 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0450
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 355 biographies written by Harold E. Morehouse and intended for publication. These biographies discuss Morehouse's fellow early aviation pioneers, many of whom belong to the Early Birds, an organization open to those who soloed before December 17, 1916. Each biography discusses the subject's life and the majority of biographies include a photograph of the individual.

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