We Saw It Happen Film Collection
This collection includes a copy of the finished film, We Saw It Happen , as well as interviews and stock footage outtakes. Altogether this collection contains 481 black and white; silent and sound; 16 mm and 35 mm (mostly 35 mm) films covering a variety of aviation topics.
Langley Theater Audio Tape Preservation Project Collection
This collection consists of the cd and tape copies of this project. Please note that the original recordings are NOT part of this collection; the originals were returned to their original tape series and accession. The collection also contains the background documentation on this project, including grant information, and tape …
Robert Heinlein Apollo 11 CBS Coverage Notes
This item is Robert A. Heinlein's handwritten log of activities associated with the Apollo 11 mission.
Robert Krauskopf Portfolio
This collection consists of four photographs of the Messerschmitt Bf 109, and a three-view, general arrangement drawing of a 1930 German bomber. Dr. Krauskopf found these photographs and drawing in April of 1945 at the Luftwaffe Air Base in Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany. The photographs include: 1) Front right three-quarter view of Messerschmitt Bf 109 on …
General Electric Company Space Materials [Lathrop]
This collection consists of approximately 0.69 cubic feet of material relating to General Electric's involvement in the U.S. Space Program gathered by General Electric employee Paul A. Lathrop. Materials include newsletters from the company's Missile and Space Vehicle Department as well as other General Electric newsletters; technical reports and publications (including …
Apollo Program Lecture Lantern Slides
This collection consists of 160 Apollo era presentation lantern slides, 3.25 by 4 inch mounts as well as a few 35 mm slides. These slides were presumedly used by NASA as part of informational briefings given to upper management. The slides include the following: photographs of the moon, NASA facilities, rockets and equipment; charts …
Charles Stark Draper Collection
Charles Stark Draper was the leading figure behind the use of inertial navigation in aircraft, spacecraft, ballistic missiles, and submarines. This collection of memorabilia largely relates to Draper's career at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, his contributions to the military, and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Hans Groenhoff (1906-1985) was a celebrated American aviation photographer from the 1930s through the 1960s, also working as a pilot, journalist, editor, correspondent, and—in his retirement years—as an aviation tourism publicist for the Bahamas. This collection of 25,550 images consists of Groenhoff's collection of negatives and transparencies, spanning his career from 1933 to 1975.
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Lewis Selwyn Webster Collection
This collection consists of material relating to the long military career (1918-1948) of aviator Lewis Selwyn Webster, including five of Webster's pilot's log books as well as numerous photographs, letters, news clippings, and other documents. A small section of the collection pertains to Webster's son, Lewis Frazer Webster, who served with the U.S. Air Force and was killed in action in Korea in 1952.
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Lockheed C-5 Galaxy Review Papers
This collection consists of review papers of the C-5 Galaxy originally belonging to G.F. Purkey, a member of the review team. Included here are the team review memos of the fuselage, wing, landing gear, pylon, empennage, and general airframe. Also included are the policies and procedures for the review team …