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Creators:
Gafford, George L.
Dates:
1944-1950
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection concerns the Irving Air Chute Company and its products. Included are a Technical Report on the Design Features of the Irvin Automatic Opener, a Consulting Engineer's Comments on the Irvin Automatic Opener, news reports relating to the use of parachutes for airplane passengers and a three folders of photographs featuring Irvin produc...

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Creators:
Lawson, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1869-1954
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1940s]
Size:
1.33 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 flatbox) (1 oversized folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following secondary source material relating to Alfred Lawson: photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, biographical information, advertisements, and his published writings. There are also some large broadsides relating to his lectures on Lawsonomy.

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Creators:
Czajkowski, John
Dates:
[ca. 1930s]
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 202 black and white snapshots of aircraft at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, during the 1930s. These images were taken by John Czajkowski and include aircraft from the following manufacturers: Abrams; Aeronca, Alco, American Eagle, Avro, Barkley-Grow, Bellanca, Berliner, Bleriot, Boeing, Bucker, Buhl, Bushey McGr...

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Creators:
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
12.11 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (7 slide and card cabinets))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0057
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 6000 color slides and over 2000 negatives/prints (a mixture of color and black and white) of civil and military aircraft taken by Seele, circa 1950s-1970s. The shots were taken in the United States, specifically in the Midwest. Aircraft from the following manufacturers are represented: Aero Commander, Arrow...

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Creators:
Power Jets, Ltd.
Dates:
1930-1987
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of corporate records, magazine articles, photographs and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on Power Jets, Ltd. Most of the material in the collection also relates to Frank Whittle and his accomplishments. Included are some of Whittle's writings and the agreements he signed for Power Jets.

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Creators:
Gampper, Frederick K., Jr.
Dates:
1917-1925
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of blueprints, a manual, newspaper articles, brochures and photographs of airships and balloons during the early part of the 20th century, usually relating to Gampper's career. The airships included are the Roma, the Wingfoot Express, and the Pony Blimp at Commercial Air Syndicate.

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Creators:
Moody, William
Dates:
1911-1912
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs and documents relating to the Aerial Navigation Company of America, including: Call engine photographs and literature; Call aircraft, including the 1912 Call Monoplane; by-laws and stock certificates for the Company; a photograph of the machine shop; and newspaper clippings regarding William Moody, who was a ...

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Creators:
Thielhart, Otto
Dates:
[ca. 1920s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The donor's father, Otto Thielhart, worked at L.W.F. Engineering Company during the early 1920s, and these 81 prints were copied from the father's scrapbook. The subjects include scenes from L.W.F. Engineering Co. and aircraft built there or of the period, including: Aeromarine M-1; Albatros D V; Arens Biplane; Bleriot XI Type; Curtiss CR-1, CR-2, ...

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Creators:
Kinner, Winfield B. "Bert,", 1882-1957
Dates:
1919-1993
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: copy negatives, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, correspondence, invitations, photographs, an oral history cassette tape of Cora Kinner's remembrances, Kinner corporation documents; and letters to the Kinners from Amelia Earhart.

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Creators:
von Meister, F.W. "Willy,", 1903-1978
Dates:
1925-1969
bulk 1934-1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (6 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Friedrich Wilhelm. "Willy" von Meister and his activities with the airship industries of Germany and the United States.