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Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate number, solo, dual, night...

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Creators:
Nevinger, Donald
Dates:
[ca. 1960s-1980s]
Size:
0.72 Cubic Feet ((2 letter document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of engineer's data and notes relating to mostly unmanned (drone) aircraft. Included in the notebooks are also articles, papers, and reports gleaned from a variety of sources.

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Creators:
Wolfe, Roland L.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 film canister))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This single roll of film contains gun camera footage of Lieutenant Roland L. Wolfe during World War II. The approximately 200 feet of film covers Wolfe's activities (targets) from March 6, 1944, through September 1, 1944, while he was flying Republic P-47s for the 8th Air Force Fighter Command, 82nd Squadron.

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Creators:
Walker, John B. (John Byrnes), 1898-1986
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1980s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of materials from both John B. Walker's personal life and his association with the "Conquistadores del Cielo." Included are a photograph of Walker's office at United Airlines (featuring a large wall map of air routes), an eight page biographical sketch of John Byrnes Walker, a paperback booklet of the "Conquistadores del Ci...

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Creators:
Smith, John William, 1871-
Dates:
1905-1965
Size:
0.89 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately one cubic foot of material relating to J. W. Smith and his aeronautical career, specifically his all-metal monoplanes, the Smith (John W. ) 1911 and 1913 monoplanes, and aircraft engine designs, circa 1910-1950s. It includes drawings, patent applications and related material, correspondence, photographs and ma...

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Creators:
Schoenfeld, Maxwell Philip, 1936-
Dates:
1940-1944
Size:
9.81 Cubic Feet ((9 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of formerly classified reports, minutes and correspondence gathered by Max Schoenfeld for his research. This collection also contains some secondary source material copied from books. There is no original material in this collection, only copies.

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Creators:
Gafford, George L.
Dates:
1944-1950
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection concerns the Irving Air Chute Company and its products. Included are a Technical Report on the Design Features of the Irvin Automatic Opener, a Consulting Engineer's Comments on the Irvin Automatic Opener, news reports relating to the use of parachutes for airplane passengers and a three folders of photographs featuring Irvin produc...

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Creators:
Serotkin, Robert, 1911-1986
Dates:
1942-1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of thirty-two images relating to Robert Serotkin and his aircraft nose art drawn during World War II. The following aircraft and nose art are represented: Slave Girl, Boeing B-29; 'Luvablass, Consolidated B-24; Over Loaded, Consolidated B-24; Lucky Strike, Consolidated B-24; Golden Hind, Boeing B-17E; Over Exposed, Boeing F-1...

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Creators:
Votaw, William I.
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
0.68 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of several manuscripts by William I. Votaw relating to the infancy of the air mail service. Also included are biographical information relating to Jack Knight, Richard Byrd and William McCandless, copies of the Air Mail Pioneers newsletter as well as a large amount of newspaper clippings.

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Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of forty-three 8 x 10 inch black and white copy photographs, predominantly of 6th ARU(F) personnel, facilities (including the ship) and aircraft in the Philippines and Japan from 1945 through very early 1946; notable is a view of the 6th ARU(F) Sikorsky R-6 Quick Match with personal art. Also included are close-up views of ...