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Aviation Photography Collection [Tenety and Sarkis]
Creators:
Tenety, James, Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1930s -1950s
Size:
0.62 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 2,850 black and white negatives (approximately 0.54 cubic feet) of photographs taken by James Tenety, Jr. and Peter Sarkis. The vast majority of them are by Tenety, with the images taken by Sarkis numbering approximately 50-60. The negatives are 616 size and show various aircraft, people, and aviation related …

Walter Kidde & Company Aviation Photograph Collection
Creators:
Walter Kidde & Company
Dates:
bulk 1930-1950
Size:
0.54 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 350 photographs, negatives, and illustrations, dating from the 1930s through the 1940s, from the Walter Kidde & Company archive. Subjects include Kidde fire suppression and air flotation systems, and military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft of the period. The collection also includes thirty-three photographs and transparencies made by aviation …

John Stringfellow 1868 Engine Sketch
Creators:
Stringfellow, John.
Dates:
bulk 1868
Size:
0.08 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of one item, a 4.5 by 7 inch pencil drawing by Stringfellow illustrating the changed propellor drive used with his 1868 engine. This item is framed.

United States Army Air Corps Newfoundland Films
Creators:
Meyer, John A.
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((3 films) (1 tape))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.

Regional Short-Haul Transport Aircraft Collection
Creators:
Frazer, Ralph
Dates:
[ca. 1970s-1990s]
Size:
9 Cubic feet ((20 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material produced by aircraft companies on their regional short-haul transport aircraft. The material consists of slides, transparencies, memorandums, technical descriptions, type specifications, route systems, fleet planning and analysis, and brochures. The following aircraft companies and short-haul airliners are included in great detail: Canadair Regional Jet; CASA …

Gemini Program Emergency Separation Procedure Photographs
Creators:
McDonnell Douglas Corp
Dates:
bulk 1930-1940
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

his collection consists of the following materials collected by Richard E. Martens: eighteen black and white prints, two color prints and three black and white negatives of blast-shield tests panels, eight black and white photographs of the scale model used to for altitude testing, and four black and white prints …

World War II Propaganda Leaflet Slides
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. This collection consists of four original leaflets, as well as 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets

Wright/McCook Field Aircraft Project Books
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1917-1926
bulk 1920-1925
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the project books for aircraft tested by the Experimental Division in the early 1920s. Most project books contain photstats of the specifications and contracts for these aircraft as well as Air Service inspection and test reports. The collection also includes an extensive negative collection documenting the project …

"The Flying Machines" Souce Material
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1989
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ninety-six videotapes relating to the The Flying Machines' production. Besides the finished project, this collection consists of the project's source material including footage of the restoration facility, footage of aircraft being restored, and interviews with Cole Palen and the NASM staff, including: Robert Mikesh, John Shot …

Race to the Stratosphere Photograph Collection
Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
1.26 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.