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Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1938-1945
bulk 1942-1944
Size:
2.2 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0193
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemünde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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Creators:
Beech Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1930-1940
Size:
1.54 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 records center box))
1.46 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0196
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a pictorial history of the development, design, manufacture, shipment, and delivery of Beech Model 17s. The material consists of photos showing details of engineering drawings, assembly parts and process, completed aircraft on line and in flight, and advertising art.

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Creators:
Allied Air Forces. Directorate of Intelligence
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
10.9 Cubic Feet ((10 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0183
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of intelligence summaries from the Allied Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II. These reports, issued weekly, contained pertinent information for pilots about the progress of the war including information on Allied attacks and their effects, enemy strengths and movements, new armaments and tactics...

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Creators:
Meyer, Robert B.
Dates:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Size:
22.45 Cubic Feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.

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Creators:
Trippe, J. T. (Juan Terry), 1899-1981
Trippe, Betty S.
Dates:
1917-1968
Size:
25.28 Cubic Feet ((4 flatboxes) (20 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0179
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is mostly a public relations file on Trippe and Pan Am and includes the following material: Trippe's speeches and speech extracts (1925-1967); files relating to his awards and honors; contacts; memos; reports; newsclippings; and scrapbooks, including travel scrapbooks compiled by his wife Betty S. Trippe.

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Creators:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976
Dates:
1957-1963
bulk 1959-1963
Size:
1.04 Linear Feet
1.09 Cubic Feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0180
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Horace E. Weihmiller (1902-1963) was a professional aerospace consultant and pilot. During the 1950's he was an active member of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), serving as Vice President, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Chairman of the New York section, Chairman of the National Affairs Committee and a member of the Scientific Research Committee. This collection consists of correspondence, notes and reports dealing with Weihmiller's activities in the AAS from 1957 thru 1963. 1 cubic foot (3 boxes).

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Creators:
Windecker, Leo J., 1921-
Dates:
1917-1966
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0176
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains research data from Windecker's experiments with composites. The material includes market evaluations of the light aircraft manufacturing industry, and reports from the 1940s concerning the use of wood in aircraft production. The collection also includes correspondence between Dr. Windecker and Dow as well as project records...

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Creators:
Upson, Ralph Hazlett, 1888-1968
Dates:
1911-1968
bulk 1940-1960
Size:
7 Cubic Feet (21 boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0177
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Upson's papers and notebooks. The material consists of notebooks, both general (1911-35) and experimental (1928-68) and reference files on a variety of aeronautical subjects. The collection also contains material from Upson's teaching career, as well as miscellaneous personal documents.

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Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1918-1971
Size:
899.25 Cubic Feet ((825 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0172
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the file of still photographs taken by the Air Force Material Division at McCook Field, Wright Field, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The material consists of over 340,000 black and white and color photographs illustrating the design, development and testing of military aircraft; structural components; and personal, em...

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Creators:
American Astronautical Society
Dates:
1953-1977
Size:
13.08 Cubic Feet ((12 records center boxes))
12.48 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0163
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of records of officers and boards, organizational sections and subsections, and national meetings and symposia; membership and publication records; and miscellaneous business records of the Society. Also included is material gathered to write a history of the organization.