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Creators:
Aerospace Industries Association of America
Dates:
1919-1956
Size:
2.25 Cubic Feet ((7 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0084
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

These 136 reels of 16 mm microfilm were filmed from the AIA's 1919-1956 records, which document the early history of aviation in the United States. Each reel contains about 4000 documents which trace the strategies, plans, successes and failures of aircraft builders, airline operators, and "air-minded" Americans through aviation's formative years.

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Creators:
Kocher, Stanley
Dates:
[ca. 1930s]
Size:
0.3 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 85 prints copied from photographs he took while stationed at Trumball Field, Conn. and Ft. Devens, Mass. The prints include aircraft from the following companies: Bellanca, Boeing, Consolidated, Curtiss, Douglas, Fairchild, Keystone, Lockheed, Martin, North American, Northrop, Seversky, and Taylor (Piper). There are also...

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Creators:
Rich, Doris L.
Dates:
[ca. 1980s]
Size:
3.27 Cubic Feet ((3 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material researched and organized by Doris Rich in preparation for her book, and is divided into the following five series. The first series consists of information about individuals associated with Earhart and the second series consists of material, organized by year, containing information on general national events an...

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Creators:
Parker, John E.
Dates:
1940-1945
Size:
3.09 Cubic Feet ((1 records center box) (4 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains four wooden covered scrapbooks designed by John E. Parker which include clippings and photographs of the company during this period. Collection also includes 'General Survey Organization Northwestern Aeronautical Corporation;' 'Postwar Products Survey Northwestern Aeronautical Corporation;' newsclippings on NAC; 'TOW Lines'...

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Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces. 389th Bomb Group
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fifteen prints and a videotape of stills relating to the service of the 389th Bomb Group during World War II, including images of Consolidated B-24 Liberators both on the ground and in the air.

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Creators:
Morrissey, Muriel Earhart
Dates:
1884-1987
bulk 1916-1942
Size:
12 microfilm reels ((12 microfilm boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twelve reels of microfilm from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlessinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College. The reels consist of the papers of Amelia Earhart and related collections. The film includes two large collections: the papers of Amelia Earhart, which were saved by her sister, Muriel (Earh...

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Creators:
Thaden, Louise (McPhetridge), 1905-1979
Dates:
bulk 1928-1973
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0132
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

EThis collection consists of 48 copy photographs with copy negatives, mostly from the 1930s, of Thaden. Subjects included in the prints are as follows: her fellow woman pilots, including Amelia Earhart, Blanche Noyes, Ruth Elder, and Florence Barnes; her Beech C17R Staggerwing, Beech Travel Air, and a Porterfield Model 35 aircraft; and a few photog...

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Creators:
Civil Aeronautics Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Dates:
1926-1970
bulk [ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic Feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

These are the original Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce (later Civil Aeronautics Administration and Federal Aviation Agency) aircraft registration files on sixteen (16) historically significant aircraft or pilots. Aircraft include the following: first aircraft registration issued; Curtiss Robin J NX9243 (Douglas Corrigan); Lockheed 10-E N...

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Creators:
Minovitch, Michael A.
Dates:
1958-1988
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 114 journal articles, letters and printouts by various authors which track the history and development of gravity-assisted trajectories. This collection also includes an introductory letter with a general overview of the topic by Dr. Michael A. Minovitch (California-Berkely) who collected the articles.

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Dates:
bulk 1922
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0091
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes a map of the flight and seven photographs. Two photos are of the Fairey IIID Mk. II Seaplane "Lusitânia," Three are of the Fairey IIID Seaplane "Santa Cruz," the airplane which made the flight, and one of those three includes the pilots, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho and Artur de Sacadura Cabral. The remaining two photos are o...