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Fokker Aircraft, USA, Inc. Collection
Creators:
Fokker B.V.
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
23 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes) (39 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains information on the later aircraft models produced by Fokker, mostly from their PropJetLine and JetLine product lines. The following types of materials are included: 20 films and video tapes; comparison reports with competitors' short and medium haul airliners; brochures and information sheets on competitors; color photographs and slides …

Howard Levy Photography Collection
Creators:
Levy, Howard, 1921-2010
Dates:
bulk 1937-2009
Size:
185.43 Cubic feet ((215 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 200 linear feet of collection material consisting mostly of Mr. Levy's photography. The following formats are represented: black and white negatives; black and white prints; color transparencies; and 35mm slides. The collection also includes articles written by Levy and the reference material he gathered to write those stories …

United States Space Program Collection
Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Space Science and Exploration Department
Dates:
1950-1974
bulk 1959-1974
Size:
13.08 Cubic feet ((12 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0154
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material gathered by the Space Science and Exploration Department, National Air and Space Museum, relating to the United States space program through the Skylab missions. The material consists of photos and reference material covering a wide variety of subjects, including space suits, food, lifting bodies, and …

Jean Warren (J. W.) Seele Aircraft Photography Collection
Creators:
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
12.11 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (7 slide and card cabinets))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0057
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 6000 color slides and over 2000 negatives/prints (a mixture of color and black and white) of civil and military aircraft taken by Seele, circa 1950s-1970s. The shots were taken in the United States, specifically in the Midwest. Aircraft from the following manufacturers are represented: Aero Commander, Arrow …

SAUDIA (Saudi Arabian Airlines) Collection
Creators:
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA)
Dates:
[ca. 1970s-1990s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: copies of 'Ahlan Wasahlan' (the in-flight magazine for Saudia); staff publications, 'Saudia World' and 'Sales News'; brochures, booklets, and reports on Saudia; Saudia First Class Menu and material on their food catering; miscellaneous magazine and newspaper articles; and a Saudia 'Flight Operation Training' booklet …

Hans von Ohain Collection
Creators:
von Ohain, Hans
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1980s]
Size:
20.03 Cubic feet ((17 records center boxes) (1 flatbox) (3 tubes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents Hans von Ohain's professional career in propulsion. While there is documentation on both his work in Germany and the United States, the majority of the collection covers his career in the latter -- especially his positions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The following types of material are included …

William J. Powell Collection
Creators:
Powell, William J., 1899-1942
Dates:
1917 - 1942
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet (1 shared legal-size box 1 flat box 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The William J. Powell Collection consists of materials concerning the career and personal life of African-American entrepreneur and pilot William J. Powell, including his service in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I, his automobile business in Chicago, and his advocacy for African-American aviation as the founder of Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc., author of Black Wings, and a primary organizer of the Bessie Coleman Aero Club and the "Five Blackbirds" demonstration team. Materials include identification and membership cards, flight logs and officer records, newspaper clippings, advertisements, and photographs.

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John A. O'Keefe Collection
Creators:
O'Keefe, John Aloysius, 1916-
Dates:
undated
Size:
31.61 Cubic feet ((29 record center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0055
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-nine cubic feet of the papers of John A. O'Keefe, mostly relating to his study of tektites. The following types of material are included: correspondence, publications by O'Keefe and various authors, photographs, slides, notes, and reports.

Ray Airship Prospectus
Creators:
Yelli, Ralph W.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1935
Size:
14 Cubic feet ((1 box) .)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a prospectus including the following types of material all relating to Ralph W. Yelli's Ray Airship: blueprints, specifications, cost analysis, revenue estimates, letters of endorsements, and two photographs of a model of the airship.

James H. "Jack" Knight Collection
Creators:
Knight, James H. "Jack"
Dates:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence …