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Creators:
Redstone Arsenal
Dates:
1960
Size:
0.07 Cubic feet (4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Redstone engine is one of the most significant developments in US rocket technology. This collection consists of 36 pages of 17 x 11 inch schematic drawings of the Redstone launch vehicle's advanced electrical systems.

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Creators:
Becker, Dezsö, 1896-1945
Dates:
1914-1940
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photo albums and loose photographs documenting Dezsö Becker's World War I aviation career, as well as photocopies of Becker's death certificate and Buchenwald Camp entry paperwork.

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Creators:
Ya-Ching, Lee
Dates:
1938-1970
Size:
11.9 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 11.9 cubic feet of material chronicling Lee Ya-Ching's role as a pilot trying to raise funds for China during World War II. The collection contains the following types of material: correspondence, both official and personal; maps; publications; newspapers; invitation; programs from events; lecture notes; scripts from radio shows; photographs, both official and snapshots; trip schedules and agendas; address books; scrapbooks; and official paperwork and licenses.

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Creators:
Beyer, Mortan, 1921-
Dates:
circa 1940-circa 1994
Size:
15.52 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 15.52 cubic feet of documents relating to the aviation career of Morten S. Beyer, both his time with various airlines and his career as an aviation consultant. The following types of material are included: speeches, cartoons, correspondence, financial reports, newsletters, conference programs, newspaper articles, and aviation market research reports.

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Creators:
Nichols Studio
Dates:
bulk 1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two black and white eight by ten inch (mounted on 12 by 14 inch board) photographs of the Keystone K-78 Patrician taken by Nichols Studio, 1928. In one photograph, the following Keystone personnel are shown standing in front of the aircraft: Edgar Gott, C. L. Roloson, C. Talbot Porter, and Charles Koch; in the second pho...

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Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
bulk 1910s-1930s
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two cubic feet of research material gathered for Eileen F. Lebow's book, Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation. The research material was gathered from a variety of repositories, and consists mostly of copies of newspaper articles and photographs.

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Creators:
Toomey, Humphrey, 1900-1974
Dates:
bulk 1929 - 1933
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0068
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of .5 cubic ft of documentary material chronicling Humphrey Toomey's aviation career with the New York, Rio and Buenos Aires Line (NYRBA). The following types of material are included in this collection: Navy and Air Corps strip maps used on the Bridgeport, Connecticut to Buenos Aires flight; correspondence; telegrams; memo...

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Creators:
Jones, William
Dates:
bulk 1943 - 1946
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (1 box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0067
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of William Jones' World War II scrapbook.

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Creators:
Howard, Fred.
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911 in his Wright EX biplane, named the Vin Fiz.

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Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
1911 - 1976
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one cubic foot of research material gathered by Eileen Lebow to write Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fiz: The First Transcontinental Flight. The following types of material are included, which trace Rodgers' flight: copy photographs; vintage prints and postcards; copies of newspaper articles; and brochures.