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Creators:
Brown, Ray, 1896-1946
Dates:
bulk 1917 -1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ray W. Brown (1896-1946) was the Manager of the Aviation Department for General Tire and Rubber Company in Akron Ohio, and received a NAA award for being the first pilot to guide an airplane entirely by radio directional compass. Besides his military flying, Brown learned to fly at Gerstner Field, Louisiana, in 1917, when he joined the US Army Air ...

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Creators:
Settle, Thomas G. W.
Dates:
bulk 1932-1998
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists articles, correspondence, photographs, logs and scrapbooks chronicling Tex Settles' historic balloon flights.

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Creators:
Jones, Phillip
Dates:
1947
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Jesse L. Brown (1926-1950) was the first African-American US Navy pilot. This collection consists of twenty-two snapshots taken by Phillip Jones, many of which include images of his friend Jesse L. Brown, as well as friends John Brannon, Sam Clauzel, and Rex Vannoy, during their US Navy flight training at Pensacola, Florida.

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Creators:
Meese, George
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircr...

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Creators:
Barnaby, Ralph S. (Ralph Stanton), 1893-1986
Dates:
1915-1986
Size:
3.15 Cubic feet ((7 legal document boxes))
2.94 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains newspaper clippings and correspondence documenting Barnaby's gliding career and association with the Early Birds as well as correspondence received late in his life from other aviation pioneers, awards and commendations, and material on numerous aviation celebrations and dedicatory events attended by Barnaby.

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Creators:
Pride, Alfred Melville, 1897-1988
Dates:
[ca. 1910s-1970s]
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material relating to Pride's illustrious naval aviation career: correspondence, photographs: official documents, such as Naval orders newsclippings; and certificates.

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Creators:
Taylor, William E. G., 1905-1991
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1970s]
Size:
1.14 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material documenting Taylor's remarkable aviation career: two scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, correspondence, identification cards, newspaper articles, Eagle Squadron Association material, Armed Forces memoranda, and biographical information. The scrapbooks contain material mostly highlightin...

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Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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Creators:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Dates:
bulk 1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Creators:
Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
Dates:
1953-1989
bulk 1960-1980
Size:
54.5 Cubic feet ((50 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0130
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Singer's personal papers. The material consists of correspondence and research files, as well as financial records. The collection covers Singer's career beginning with his tenure at Maryland and continued through his retirement in 1989.