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Creators:
Moisant, John, 1868-1910
Moisant, Alfred, 1862-1929
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964
Dates:
1910-1912
Size:
5 Cubic feet (3 oversized boxes)
Please handle the scrapbooks very carefully, as they are in poor condition due to general use.
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0535
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This Moisant Family Scrapbooks consist of three oversized scrapbooks containing newspaper accounts of the Moisants' flying escapades, as well as press releases and writings. The articles also discuss the following aviators who were involved with the Moisants: Harriet Quimby, Roland Garros, Rene Barrier, Rene Simon, John J. Frisbie, Charles Hamilton, and Shakir S. Jerwan.

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Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0908
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the 50.25 by 34 inch route map used by the crew of the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross" in 1928. The map is from the US Department of the Navy, Hydrographic Office, "North Pacific Ocean, Eastern Part," 121st ed., with the route marked by William B. Voortmeyer, and shows his instructions on magnetic declination and expec...

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Creators:
Gibbs-Smith, Charles Harvard, 1909-
Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0603
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuscripts and articles written by Charles H. Gibbs-Smith, in which he refutes Whitehead's claims. The collection contains the following manuscripts: 'The Flight Claims of Gustave Whitehead,' 'Gustave Whitehead: His Flight-Claims and his Place in History,' 'Gustave Whitehead,' 'Reflections on the Whitehead Claims to Pow...

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Dates:
1927-1928
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0606
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

No aviation topics are illustrated in this collection. The photographs do give excellent views of construction techniques (such as reinforced concrete construction) and equipment in use in the 1927-1928 period, including numerous steam shovels and a very large stationary crane. The backgrounds of the photographs give very good views of the railroad...

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Creators:
Robinson, Abraham, 1918-1974
Dates:
1945-1956, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0608
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of his applied mathematical aeronautical papers from his time at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, and from his time at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Most of the papers appear to be related to the British high speed flight research program.

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Creators:
Rockwell, Paul Ayres, 1889-
Dates:
1914-1918
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0609
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In August 1914, Paul Ayres Rockwell (b.1889) and his brother, Kiffin Yates Rockwell, Americans of French extraction, volunteered to fight for France in the coming war (World War I). The photographs in this collection were (with very few exceptions) taken by Paul Rockwell from 1914 to 1918. Further information can be found in Paul Ayres Rockwell's b...

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Creators:
Davies, R. E. G. (Ronald Edward George)
Dates:
bulk 1910s-1980s
Size:
65 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0604
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This reference collection was compiled by Ron Davies and consists of the following: 5,000 aviation prints; 3,500 airline timetables; 63 loose-leaf notebooks; airline annual reports; and miscellaneous airline memorabilia. It is unclear if additional timetables, negatives, photographs, and dossiers were donated from 1982-1989, or if the collection wa...

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Creators:
Nash, Herbert J.
Dates:
1949-1969
Size:
0.77 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0616
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Herbert J. Nash appears to have been an amateur photographer, aviation enthusiast, and airplane photograph collector and based in the New York City area. This collection consists of just over a thousand images collected from a variety of sources and reflects Nash's specific interests: Aero Spacelines Guppies, single-engine Bell fighters and racing conversions, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464), the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter Family (Model 367), the Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser Family, and aircraft produced by the Naval Aircraft Factory. Photographs are predominantly small-format black and white prints taken in the United States between 1949 and 1969.

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Creators:
Pendleton, Littleton Flippo
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0591
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a manuscript (94 unnumbered pages) detailing the history of the 1st Aero Squadron, a folder containing official documents relating to Pendleton's service and another containing an observer's notation board and a single photograph.

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Creators:
Peters, Heber Wallace
Dates:
1916-1956
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0593
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four folders of correspondence and official papers generated during Wallace Peters's military service.