Alfred W. Lawson Collection
This collection consists of the following secondary source material relating to Alfred Lawson: photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, biographical information, advertisements, and his published writings. There are also some large broadsides relating to his lectures on Lawsonomy.
"Stalking the U-boat" Research Collection
This collection consists of copies of formerly classified reports, minutes and correspondence gathered by Max Schoenfeld for his research. This collection also contains some secondary source material copied from books. There is no original material in this collection, only copies.
Growing Up With Rockets Collection
86 Sound tape reels (5" Open Reels)
2 Videodiscs (DVD) (Total runtime of 1:13:21)
43 Video recordings (Total runtime of 33:14:55)
1 Electronic discs (CD)
25 Sound cassettes
145 Film reels (143 16mm film reels - runtime of 40:24:65 2 35mm film reels - runtime of 58:23)
The documentary film Growing Up With Rockets, produced by Vanguard Productions and Nancy Yasecko and released in 1984, is the story and personal reminiscences of the children, now grown, of those who worked at Cape Canaveral. The film discusses the Bumper Project (using captured V-2 missiles after World War II); Sputnik; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs; and ends with the first flight of Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) in 1981. Nancy Yasecko offers first person commentary with rare archival film, newsreels, excerpts from NASA promotional films, home movies and contemporary footage. In 1990, under the auspices of Citizen Exchange Council (CEC), a NY-based Soviet-American exchange organization, Growing Up With Rockets was included in the American Documentary Showcase. The Showcase was the first uncensored collection of American documentary films ever to reach general audiences across the USSR.
Ranger Program / Agena Rocket Vehicles Collection
This collection consists of material relating to the Agena Rocket Vehicles portion of the Ranger Program gathered by John Campbell, former Lockheed Missiles and Space employee, 1960-1966. The following types of material are included: a Lockheed internal publication and memos; eight by ten inch, mostly black and white, Jet Propulsion Laboratory …
Abrams Explorer Drawings [Cleary]
This collection consists of copies of six Abrams Explorer drawings, 1938-1940.
Skylab Drawing [Snyder]
Skylab was a crewed space station launched into Earth orbit by the United States in May 1973. This collection consists of one cutaway drawing of Skylab that measures approximately 17.5 by 31 inches. It is dated March 17, 1970 and was drawn by Don Brown and Stan Partyka at Martin Marietta Corporation, Denver, Colorado.
This collection is in English.
Lynn V. Blankman Collection
0.21 Linear feet
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings chronicling Blankman's exploits in the aviation field. Included are photographs of Roy Francis, as well as other early pioneer aviators; photographs of aircraft including Sikorsky, Curtiss, Martin, Savoia-Marchetti; photographs of a 1930s trip to Alaska in a Sikorsky S-38; and photographs of family …
James C. Elms Collection
This collection consists of speeches, papers, notes, newspaper articles and records on Elms' career, including the following areas: Transportation System Center; Electronics Research Center; Manned Space Station; Space Shuttle; Space Systems Committee; Gemini Mission Review Board; and Hearings on space topics.
Stratoscope II Collection
This collection consists of material documenting the development of the Stratoscope II. Included are the following types of material: photographs, financial reports, annual reports, test notes, minutes from internal meetings, correspondence, test plans, flight procedures and tests, record books, slides, and flight schedules.
Apollo Mission Reports [NASA]
This collection consists of 37 NASA reports relating to the Apollo Space Missions. The reports cover the time period from AS-201, a Saturn 1B launch in February 1966 to Apollo 4 (AS-501), a Saturn V launch in April 1966. The following types of reports are included: engineering summaries; mission reports; test reports; guidance and navigational …