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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...

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Creators:
Strobell, Charles William
Dates:
1930-1933
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0599
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes: 1) Legal documents; 2) Papers related with patents; 3) Descriptions of his idea; 4) Handwritten notes; 5) Correspondences; 6) and Drawings.

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Dates:
[ca. 1918]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 oversized folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0541
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ten linen drawings and two microfilm drawings of the Adlershof R-Planes. Six of the drawings depict a twin fuselage configuration. The drawings originated at Adlershof, Germany, but there is no other information on these drawings.

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Dates:
1961-1964
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0583
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a variety of documentation pertaining to the Vostok capsule. Included are: engineering drawings by Donald J. Ritchie of the capsule, the cabin instrument panel, the cabin control panel and the ejection seat; detailed pencil drawings of the capsule and the cabin instrumentation, in English and in Russian, most are signed and...

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Creators:
Powers, William C.
Dates:
1862-1863
Size:
0.11 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0562
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and blueprints of the Powers (W. C.) Helicopter (1862).

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Creators:
Lawrance Aero-Engine Corporation
Dates:
[ca. 1910s-1920s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0579
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the following: documentation pertaining to the production and endurance test results of the J-1 Engine; engineering data for the Model Z-5 and the Model B engine; five engineering drawings for various parts; photographs;correspondence; price listings; lists of engines by serial number; service notes; calculations; and an ob...

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Creators:
Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0670
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item consists of a large bound volume of Italian reports that apparently relates to activities carried out by the Istituto Centrale Aeronautico (Central Aeronautical Institute) in the period 1916 through 1917. The volume, labeled "Istituto Sperimentale Aeronautico, Attivita della Sezione Aero-Idro-Dinamica, Anno 1916-1917," consists of bluepri...

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Creators:
Preece, Eric
Dates:
1933-1944
Size:
4.4 Cubic feet (8 records center boxes; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0502
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection traces Preece's engineering work with WAC, and includes the following types of materials: correspondence, memos, technical drawings, minutes of meetings from both the WAC Gear Committee and the American Society of Tool Engineers, descriptions of various projects and equipment, photographs, reports, catalogues, brochures, manuals, notebooks, and personnel information.