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Creators:
Lindsay, Kester S. "Slim,", 1902-1979
Dates:
1912-1953
bulk 1929-1937
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 206 photographs taken or acquired by Slim Lindsay during his stints as manager of the Curtiss Wright and Roosevelt Fields and during his travels for B.G. Corporation. The photographs include aircraft, aviation personalities, air fields, and hangars from around the world. The collection also includes newspaper and magazin...

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Creators:
Bowman, Les (Leslie)
Bowman, Martie (Marguerite)
Bowman, Larnie
Dates:
1923-1987
bulk 1923-1950
Size:
1.28 Cubic feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Bowman Family Papers contain 1.28 cubic feet of material related to the aviation careers of Leslie (Les), Marguerite (Martie), and Larnie Bowman.

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Creators:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1919-1980
Size:
277.95 Cubic feet (255 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.

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Creators:
Steptoe, Thomas E.
Dates:
1911-1958
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0229
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Included in this collection are numerous photographs of early Sloane, Deperdussen and Bleriot type aircraft. Newspaper clippings, photos and letters pertaining to the establishment of airmail service are an integral part of the collection. Photos of pioneer aviators such as Adolph Pegoud, Alys McKey Bryant, Percival Reid, Agnes Firth, and others ar...

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Creators:
Copland, Harry Depew, 1896-1976
Dates:
1917-1953
Size:
0.78 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (3 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0439
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three boxes of 4' and 3' glass slides, dating from the early 1930s. The slides are probably from 1919-1932 when Copland was an instructor and lecturer for Curtiss Flying Service, Inc. There are also seven log books chronicling both Copland's civilian and military flights (1917-1942) and numerous private and commerical pi...

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Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
12.49 Cubic feet ((11 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the NAR, and his association with model rocket manufacturers. The following mediums are included: photographs from model rocket meets, correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, newsletters, galley proofs, c...

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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Dates:
1945-1946
Size:
7 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0408
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection of microfilmed translations of captured German documents mainly relating to supersonic research, swept-back wings, jet-propulsion, patents, explosives, ballistics, missiles, compressors, and other aeronautical subjects.

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Creators:
Link Aviation, Inc.
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1970s]
Size:
9.81 Cubic feet ((9 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of mostly technical manuals and reports relating to Link Trainer models, circa 1933-1976. Also includes as part of the collection is a microfilm copy of the early Link business records, with corresponding database. Three folders of photographs regarding Link Aviation, Inc., were transferred later and added to this collectio...

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Creators:
Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc.
Dates:
1928-1939
bulk 1937-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder in a shared box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9 copy prints and 14 copy negatives. The bulk of the images were copied from issues of Craftsmen Aero News and relate to the Craftsmen of Black Wings organization, including photographs of William J. Powell, Marie Dickerson, and Myrtle Bishop.