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Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
1.43 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0068
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents William "Pat" Patterson's aviation career with United Air Lines.

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Creators:
Glenn, John Herschel, Jr., 1921-2016
Dates:
January 15, 1964
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter written by John Herschel Glenn, Jr. to Tim Jones, dated January 15, 1964. In the letter, which is on Glenn's National Aeronautics and Space Administration letterhead, Glenn discusses his thoughts on faith both during his orbital flight as well as in a general sense.

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Dates:
bulk 1961-1964
Size:
1.68 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following manuals, many of which are annotated by Captain Carl E. Pruett, MC USN: MR-3 post-flight debriefing of Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; Project Mercury Familiarization Manuals (3 manuals); Project Flight Controller Handbook; Operations Plan: Bioastronautic Support for Project Mercury; Project Mercury Familiarization M...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
3.59 Cubic Feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of the transcripts for the Space Astronomy Oral History Project (SAOHP), which examined the early use of rockets and satellites to study the upper atmosphere and space for the period 1946 through the early 1960s. This project constitutes one of several oral history projects conducted within the Department of Space History, NASM. The principal investigator for the SAOHP was David H. DeVorkin, and the interview set contains 225 hours of interviews with 56 individuals. The central thread of this collection is how the availability of new technologies for research, first the rocket and later satellites, helped to create a new social matrix for research. The following were interviewed: Jules Aaron; Ball Brothers; William Baum, William Behring; Jay Bergstrahl; Richard Bleach; William Brunk; Arthur Code; Jerry Conner; Frank Drake; William Fastie; Lorence Fraser; Herbert Friedman; Phyllis Frier; Robert Frosch; George Gianoplis; Thomas Gold; Leo Goldberg; Martin Harwit; Ralph Havens; Albert Hibbs; Noel Hinners; Hans Hinteregger; Charles Johnson; Francis Johnson; Adolph Jursa; Henry Kondracki; Ernst Krause; Alfred Nier; Gerry Neugebauer; Werner Neupert; Ray Newburn; Gordon Newkirk; Edward Ney; Charles O'Dell; William Pickering; Richard Porter; James Purcell; William Rense;Walter Roberts; Nancy Roman; Milton Rosen; Dan Scheiderman; Ronald Schorn; Martin Schwarzschild; Richard Silberstein; John Simpson; Lyman Spitzer; Kaj Strand; Nelson Spencer; John Strong; Gerald Tape; Clyde Tombaugh; Richard Tousey; Mona Tycz; James Van Allen; Gerald Wasserburg; James Webb; James Westphal; Charles Whitsett; Fred Wilshusen; and George Withbroe.

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Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Dates:
1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 10 by 8 inch black and white photograph, taken in 1946, of Paul Warfield Tibbets, Thomas Wilson Ferebee, and Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk, in uniform. The photograph is signed by all three in blue ink.

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Creators:
Wise, John, 1808-1879
Dates:
1850-1870
Size:
0.35 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection contains material related to American ballooning pioneer John Wise (1808-1870) and his son Charles.

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Dates:
1909-1925
Size:
0.24 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1202
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Photo album that, based on caption information, appears to have been created by Benson Russell Shaw. Photographs show various aircraft and notable figures in aviation, as well as aerial photographs and scenes taken inside the Wright Company factory in Dayton, Ohio and the Lawson Aircraft Company in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Dates:
bulk 1915-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1184
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 18 images evidently copied from Tower's personal scrapbook which was loaned to the National Air Museum at some point. The images show equipment, aircraft, and personnel of the United States Air Service during World War I. The images include shots from the following bases: Chanute Field, Illinois; Hazelhurst Field, New Yo...

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Creators:
Stringfellow, John.
Dates:
bulk 1868
Size:
0.08 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of one item, a 4.5 by 7 inch pencil drawing by Stringfellow illustrating the changed propellor drive used with his 1868 engine. This item is framed.

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Dates:
bulk 1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1135
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four pieces of sheet music for songs written in honor of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, all dating from 1927. The details of the sheet music is as follows: "Lindy," words and music by Daniel McLellan, a stylized drawing of an airplane in flight appears on the back cover; "Lucky Lindy!," words by L. Wolfe Gilbert and music b...