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Creators:
Del Mar, Bruce E., 1913-
Dates:
bulk 1938-1957
Size:
0.89 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the materials relating to Bruce Del Mar's airplane cabin pressurization and air quality engineering work, including: 82 3.25 by 4 inch glass lantern slides featuring images, graphs and charts of Del Mar's cabin pressurization work including work on the Douglas DC-4E (possibly for a lecture); reports; drawings; correspond...

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Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.

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Creators:
Means, James, 1853-1920
Dates:
1892-1913
bulk 1895-1897
Size:
1.8 Cubic feet ((4 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0394
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

James Means (1855-1920) was an American industrialist who sacrificed his business to devote himself to the promotion of aviation. The collection consists of correspondence, publications, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (One slim letter box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0081
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a folder of material that consists of handwritten and typed pages of Sir Arthur C. Clarke's 1991 journal.

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Creators:
Seymour, Lester D., 1892-
Dates:
1928-1934
Size:
1.13 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0455
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Major Lester D. Seymour (1892-1976) was involved in both the military and commercial sides of aviation. After service in World War I, Seymour served as Chief Engineer of National Air Transport, and later become NAT's Vice President and General Manager. From 1933-1934 Seymour was appointed President of American Airlines. The collection includes airline newsletters, annual reports, photographs, and manuals.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.22 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On November 29, 1961, the chimpanzee Enos made two orbits for the Mercury MA-5 mission. MA-5 was the first orbital mission by an American primate. This collection consists of the telemetry scroll showing Enos' vital signs during the flight including heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration.

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Creators:
Clime, W. S.
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0904
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The US Army Signal Corps advertised for bids for a two-seat observation aircraft and in 1908 and 1909, the Wrights flew the Wright 1908 Military Flyer at official Army trials at Fort Myer, Virginia. This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, of varying sizes and including some duplicates, taken by photographer W. S. Clime at the 1908-1909 official army trials.

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Dates:
late 1960s
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 can)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Helio H-370 Propjet Courier was a turboprop powered aircraft developed by Helio in the late 1960s. This collection consists of one regular 8 mm Kodachrome IIA camera original film containing footage of the aircraft.

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Creators:
WWDC (Radio station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
July 20, 1969
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One letter folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of one Man on the Moon "Decade in a Day" seven-inch 45 rpm vinyl record, with album cover.

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Creators:
Abrams Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1938-1940
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet (Two oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0080
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of six Abrams Explorer drawings, 1938-1940.