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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:
von Ohain, Hans
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1980s]
Size:
20.03 Cubic feet ((17 records center boxes) (1 flatbox) (3 tubes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents Hans von Ohain's professional career in propulsion. While there is documentation on both his work in Germany and the United States, the majority of the collection covers his career in the latter -- especially his positions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The following types of material are included: magazine articles w...

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Creators:
Mahr, Burnley
Dates:
1953-1994
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains materials from Mahr's work on the following projects: EOS Landsat, Orbiter, LST Hubble, Navaho, Skylab, Apollo, and the Shuttle Robot Retrieval Arm. In addition, there are also promotional materials from Rockwell International's Space Division pertaining to various spacecraft.

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Ames Research Center
Honeywell Inc.. Aeronautical Division
Dates:
1981-1982
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0077
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documents which were part of a collection of DAAS hardware donated to the National Air and Space Museum.

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Creators:
Bleecker, Maitland B., 1903-
Dates:
1926-1937
Size:
0.65 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 oversized scrapbook))
0.42 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the helicopter, before the trials; drawings of the helicopter; and prints of paintings of pioneering flights. It also includes reports written by Bleecker, "A Proposal for the Construction of an Experimental Helicopter" (1926); "A Study of Assisted Take-off" (1937); three mimeographed p...

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Creators:
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the development and testing of the f/4 achromatic lens system. The material includes test data, photographs, and drawings, as well as correspondence detailing Baker's successful fight to secure a patent on the lens system.

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Creators:
Kenyon, Cecil (Teddy), 1905-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1970s]
bulk [ca. 1940s-1960s]
Size:
1.29 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (11 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of both color and black and white images of Ted and Teddy Kenyon and their aviation careers. There are also a number of images of Bud and Betty Gillies. This collection also contains eleven 16mm films of Teddy Kenyon.

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Creators:
Seypelt, Albert Willibald, -1966
Dates:
1892-1941
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1985.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and motion picture film documenting the Seypelt-Kern flight. The material also includes Seypelt's aviation licenses and certificates, as well as photographs documenting his enlistment in the German army during World War I. The collection also contains material on the first westward transatlantic flight (1928), from Ireland to Labrador by 'Bremen', a Junkers W-33 monoplane piloted by Hermann Koehl, Baron Guenther von Huenefeld, and James Fitzmaurice. The collection also contains one 16mm film on the flight of the "Yankee Doodle."

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Creators:
Swope, Robert Bricker
Dates:
1939, 1946
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 letter document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three scrapbooks contain a detailed log of Robert Bricker Swope's South American travels. Objects include photographs, some from the air (some of the 1946 photos are in color), plane tickets, plane schedules, plane routes, airline brochures, correspondence from airlines (Pan American, Eastern, Panagra, SCADTA), hotel reservations and correspondence, travel brochures, maps, business cards, passport, itineraries, postcards, and telegrams.

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Creators:
Cooke, Weldon B., 1884-1914
Dates:
1911-1948
bulk 1911-1914
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Weldon B. Cooke Collection consists of newspaper articles and photographs relating to Cooke and the various aircraft he built or flew, including the Diamond, Wiseman-Cook, Sandusky Tractor, and Aeromaid aircraft. There are also severala few broadsides from events Cooke participated in, along with a program and ticket from the "3rd International Aviation Meet, 1912."