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Glenn L. Martin Company
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0771
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Manufactured by the Glenn L. Martin Company, the JRM-1 Mars (Model 170A), also known as the Martin Mars Transport, was even larger than its record setting predecessor, the Martin Mars. With the ability to carry 25,500 pounds of cargo and 105 passengers, this enormous aircraft was used by the United States Navy for overseas transport. Although the J...

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Dates:
bulk 1942
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0755
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight 120 mm negatives that feature Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker on the final leg of his South Pacific inspection tour of 1942, resumed only days after his rescue at sea after a previous transport plane, a Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress, s/n 40-3089, went down in the Pacific. Also pictured are Major Charles E. Shelton an...

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Creators:
Wright, Burdette S.
Dates:
1917-1923
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0784
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five rolls of microfilm (and a Diazo copy of each roll), 93 negatives, three 8.5 by 11 inch drawings of the SPAD XI A2 (S.11 A2), three 8.5 x 11 drawings of the Salmson 2 A2, a memorandum for Lieutenant McDarment, and a copy of Burdette Wright's certificate of appointment to First Lieutenant in the Air Service. The micro...

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Creators:
Benton, Jay B.
Dates:
bulk 1909-1913
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0777
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 272 page scrapbook of newspaper articles, photographs of Jay B. Benton, photographs of his balloon, and photographs taken from the balloon. The articles are from various periodicals including Boston Evening Transcript, Boston Post, Boston Herald, Boston Daily Globe, The Republican, New York Times, The Rochester Heral...

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Kilgallen, Dorothy, 1913-1965.
Dates:
bulk 1936-1937
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0758
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of New York Evening Journal clippings from 13 different days throughout the month of October, 1936. Although the numerous articles found throughout these clippings all focus on the subject of Kilgallen's journey around the world, the authorship varies. The articles include first hand accounts written by Kilgallen and articl...

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Creators:
Curtiss, Rutha
Dates:
bulk 1909-1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0690
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a diary kept by Rutha in 1909 while she was teaching at the Institute. She often mentions her brother Glenn and his activities.

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Creators:
Young, Edward H.
Dates:
bulk 1909-1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0685
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mainly of Young's correspondence, which is divided into three sections: the first concerns the publishing of some of Young's articles; the second concerns the advertising of Oriental University's aeronautical courses in Fly magazine; and the third concerns Young's arranging of an aeronautical exhibition in Washington, DC in...

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Creators:
Miller, Bernetta Adams.
Dates:
bulk 1912-1970
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0689
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes photographs of Bernetta Miller's aviator's license and of Miller in 1963. There is also a personally written account of her first monoplane flight, a newspaper article, and an Early Bird reunion program.

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Creators:
Loebell, Ernst, 1902-1979
Dates:
bulk 1933-1966
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0754
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a nine by eleven inch scrapbook containing newspaper accounts of the activities and experiments of the Cleveland Rocket Society and of speaking engagements of Ernst Loebell, several black and white photographs of Loebell and his rockets, a binder entitled "Personal History of Ernest Loebell," a binder of Ernest Loebell's...

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Creators:
Smith, Floyd
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0684
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a variety of correspondence and published articles, some authored by Smith himself. One part of the correspondence is a set of letters between Arthur Lapham and Ernest Jones, on the verification of the history of the early parachute jumpers. There is also a set of letters between Floyd and Hilder Smith and Jones, and lat...