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Alfred Edward Moore Collection
Creators:
Hazen, Henry Allen, 1849-1900
Moore, Alfred Edward
Dates:
1886-1887
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two letters from Henry Allen Hazen to Alfred Edward Moore as well as two news clippings.

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Rocketdyne Saturn J-2 Liquid-Fuel Motor Testing Collection
Creators:
Baldwin, John G.
Dates:
1964-1967
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2023.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Rocketdyne J-2 Liquid-Fuel Motor, using liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen, was the powerplant for the second and third stages of the Saturn V launch vehicle that took astronauts to the Moon in the Apollo program. John G. Baldwin was a US Navy veteran and engineer who worked for North American Aviation, Inc.'s Space and Information Systems Division where he was part of the Saturn S-2 Stage testing team. This collection consists of photographs and ephemera relating to testing of the Rocketdyne J-2 Liquid-Fuel Motor used in the Saturn S-2 Stage which took place in 1964 and 1965 at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Southern California.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
270 Cubic feet (Ongoing)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.O
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Propulsion
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
175 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.B
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

Clifford W. Henderson Papers
Creators:
Henderson, Clifford W., 1895-1939
Dates:
bulk 1912-1943
Size:
1 Cubic foot ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Clifford W. Henderson Papers consists of one cubic feet of material documenting Clifford Henderson's aviation career, especially his role as Director of the National Air Races from 1928 until 1939. The collection includes photographs, including autographed photographs, National Air Races ephemera (programs, tickets, release and indemnity agreement, stationary), and correspondence.

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Corona Program Exhibit Posters Collection
Creators:
United States. Central Intelligence Agency
United States. Air Force
Dates:
bulk 1995
bulk 1961-1970
Size:
0.13 Cubic feet (2 folders, 15 photographs, 20 x 24 inches)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The United States' first photographic reconnaissance satellites were designed, launched, and operated as the Corona program by the Central Intelligence Agency's Directorate of Science and Technology, and by the US Air Force. Operating between 1959 and 1972, Corona KH (Keyhole) series satellites provided worldwide photographic coverage, surveying ballistic missile development and nuclear sites of the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China. This collection consists of fifteen 20 x 24 inch photographic prints used in a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) conference or press event in 1995, the year that the Corona program was declassified, 35 years after the first successful mission.

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Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker Letters
Creators:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Dates:
1917 and undated, circa 1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Captain Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker was a self-taught automotive engineer, an American fighter ace in World War I, and Medal of Honor recipient. He was also a race car driver, a government military consultant during World War II, and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines. This accession consists of two letters from Rickenbacker to C. G. [Chris] Sinsabaugh, then editor of Automotive News, written during Rickenbacker's service in World War I.

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Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker Letter
Creators:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Dates:
February 21, 1938
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker (1890--1973) was a self-taught automotive engineer, an American fighter ace in World War I, and Medal of Honor recipient. He was also a race car driver, a government military consultant during World War II, and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines. This collection consists of a letter from Rickenbacker to James Quackenbush regarding future opportunities in the field of aviation.

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"Etudiez Les Parachutistes Allies" Leaflet
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

During World War II, the Allies dropped leaflets on France to help the populace recognize Allied paratroopers. This item is a leaflet, entitled '"Etudiez les Parachutistes Allies," which was dropped by the Allies in France on June 4, 1944.

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Needlecraft Magazine featuring Amelia Earhart
Creators:
Needlecraft: The Magazine of Home Arts
Dates:
May 1930
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the May 1930 issue of Needlecraft magazine which features an interview with Amelia Earhart entitled, "What Women Can Do for Aviation."

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