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Dates:
bulk 1969
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 tape))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 5.5 inch reel-to-reel tape recording some of the activities and voice communications of James McDivitt and Russell L. Schweickart during the test flight of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module Pilot in Earth Orbit. There is also a CD-R copy made by NASM staff.

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Creators:
White, Dale L., Sr., 1899-1977
Dates:
1932-2013
bulk 1932-1939
Size:
2.26 Linear Feet (2 legal-sized boxes; 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Dale L., White, Sr., Papers consist of material relating to the aviation career of Dale L. White, Sr., including his attendance at the Curtiss Wright Aeronautical University and his piloting of the "Goodwill Flight" from Chicago, Illinois, to Washington, DC, to lobby for African-Americans to be able to join the US Army Air Corps. The bulk of the collection covers his flying years between 1932 and 1941, though personal materials from a later date are also included. Materials included are photographs, negatives, telegrams, a scrapbook, aeronautical textbooks, aeronautical notebook, DVDs, newspaper and magazine articles, pilot log books, pilot licenses, and related information.

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Creators:
Méliès, Georges,, 1861-1938
Dates:
bulk 1902
Size:
1.09 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a mutoscope reel containing a section of "Le Voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon)" by Georges Melies (1902).

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Creators:
Smerdon, John Earl, Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1945-1963
Size:
0.28 Cubic Feet ((2 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

EThis collection consists of papers relating to John Earl Smerdon, Jr.'s military career including log books, pilot's licenses, photographs, correspondence, military records, and newsclippings. The log books cover the years of 1945-1963. The photographs are almost exclusively black and white and range in size from 3.5 by 2.5 inches up to 8 by 10 in...

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Dates:
bulk 1941-1945
Size:
0.72 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of .72 cubic ft of reports relating to the Packard V-1650 Merlin 12-Cylinder V engine, mostly prepared by Arthur P Fraas, 1943-1945.

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Dates:
bulk 1944-1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((4 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following three 16 mm films: "Brodie Landing System for LST," approximately 20 minutes, color, silent, 1944 Kodachrome stock; "Brodie Landing System for OSS," approximately 22 minute, b&w, sound 1944 Kodak positive stock; and "Brodie Landing System of OSS (edited)," approximately 18 minutes, b&w, sound, 1944 Kodak po...

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Creators:
Heath Aircraft Corp (Heath Airplane Co)
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Size:
0.67 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 77 technical drawings produced by the Heath Company covering various aspects of different aircraft models including the Heath LNA-40; Heath Super Parasol; Heath LNB-4; Heath SNA-40 Continental Parasol; and the Heath CNA-40. There are also drawings for a stabilizer and various kinds of skis for a Stinson (Ai...

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Creators:
North American Rockwell Corp
Dates:
bulk 1960s-1970s
Size:
22 Cubic Feet ((22 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 22 cubic feet of manned space manuals from the Gemini, Apollo and Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) programs. The collection consists of reports, manuals and working papers, including mission reports, flight crew logs, and technical and crew debriefings.

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Dates:
bulk 1920s
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field in the late 1920s. Two of the photographs are 4 by 5 inches in size and the remainder are 8 by 10 inches. Aircraft shown in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-36B and the Sikorsky S-38B Amphibian, including the Sikorsky S-36B Dawn. People shown in...

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Creators:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Dates:
bulk 1963-1991
Size:
0.75 Cubic Feet ((16 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 0.74 cubic feet of Pan American Airways (Pan Am) training and promotional films. Formats include large and small U-matic cassettes and VHS tapes. Titles include, "On the Town: Flight #1 Around the World from LAX;" "World On Parade;" "Roses for Routine;" "The Jet Age: 25th Anniversary of Pan Am Commercial Je...