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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1911-1973
bulk 1911-1940
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0423
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the research material used by curators Robert Mikesh and Claudia Oakes to prepare Exhibition Flight (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1973), a companion volume to the Exhibition Flight exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.

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Creators:
Cunningham-Hall Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1917-1940
bulk 1928-1930
Size:
2.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 drawer))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0447
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains drawings and preliminary analysis studies of the PT-6, PT-4, GA-21, PT-6F, GA-60, GA-36, GA-50, and an Experimental Observation and Training Airplane.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1959
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0189
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains data on the Big Joe capsule and its operation. The material includes blueprints of the thermocouple, telemetry, cooling, instrument, intercom, and other systems. It also contains notes and information on operations, afterbody assembly, personnel assignments, and safety measures, as well as other aspects of the work performe...

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Creators:
Diehl, William Carl, 1891-1974
Dates:
1912-1972
bulk 1945-1972
Size:
2.7 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 20x24x3 flatbox))
2.52 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0469
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of biographical information, business records, information on the aviation organizations with which Diehl was involved, aviation material collected by Diehl, and information on flight, events, and aviation accidents.

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Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

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Creators:
Sutton, George Paul, 1920-
Dates:
1945-1958
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains numerous articles and papers on rocketry, as well as drawings and photographs of rockets and rocket systems. The material was collected by Sutton in the course of this work.

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Creators:
Chillson, Charles W., 1910-
Dates:
1950-1956
Size:
3.12 Linear feet
3.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection largely documents Chillson's affiliation with the ARS, particularly his presidency in the early 1950s, and includes correspondence with ARS members, aerospace companies, and organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the British Interplanetary Society, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. There is also correspondence with Wernher von Braun and Esther C. Goddard. The collection also includes papers presented to or published by the ARS, some diagrams and photographs highlighting rocket plans or capabilities, and some pamphlets and articles on rockets.

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Creators:
Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984
Dates:
1916-1969
Size:
8 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Hunsaker Papers are rich in aeronautical information relating to the 1920s and 1930s. The material furnishes a generous account of his contributions in the aeronautics field as an engineer. Interested researchers should pursue materials pertaining to Hunsaker in such repositories as MIT's Institute Archives and Special Collections Department, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation, the U.S. Navy History and Archives at the Washington Navy Yard, and the NASA History Office, Headquarters Building, Washington, DC. This archivist views the Hunsaker Papers, NASM.XXXX.0001, most relevant to research dealing with Hunsaker's professional career.

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Creators:
Laskowitz, Isidor B.
Dates:
bulk 1932-1982
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1118
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains numerous drawings by Isidor B. Laskowitz; patents obtained by Laskowitz; photographs relating to Laskowitz's design and testing work; and many articles and publications by Laskowitz. There is also correspondence relating to a lawsuit between Laskowitz and the United States. Also in this collection are three maps. One is a r...