Query: *
Cellulose Acetate Manufacture and Acetate Dope Airplane Coating Report
Creators:
Worden, Edward C.
Dates:
bulk 1916-1918
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0765
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Theodore Roosevelt Cartoon
Dates:
bulk 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0934
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 3.75 x 5.75 inch hand-drawn and hand-colored cartoon, on cardstock, depicting Theodore Roosevelt, dressed as a "Rough Rider," piloting an airplane that has an American flag attached to its tail. All text on the cartoon is handwritten in black ink in French. The piece is dated November …

Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka
Creators:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008
Dates:
1932-2012
bulk 1950-2008
Size:
95.02 Cubic feet (188 legal size boxes; 5 15 x 12 x 3 flat boxes; 1 16 x 20 x 3 flat box; 4 12 x 8 x 5 shoeboxes)
88.55 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.

Digital Content Available

Richard Porter Papers
Creators:
Porter, Richard W. (Richard William), 1913-1996
Dates:
circa 1930s-1980
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet (6 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six feet of material documenting Porter's many scientific contributions. The following types of material are included: photographs, lecture notes, correspondence, trip notes, newspaper clippings, symposium programs, papers, and periodicals, circa 1930s-1980s.

The Sky on Fire: The First Battle of Britain, 1917-1918 Book Collection [Fredette]
Creators:
Fredette, Raymond H.
Dates:
bulk 1960s - 2000s
Size:
3.4 Cubic feet ((10 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 3.44 cubic feet of material pertaining to the book The Sky on Fire: The First Battle of Britain, 1917-1918 by Raymond H. Fredette including correspondence; photographs and negatives; reference material; research notes; drafts and proofs; reviews; and business and financial records. There is extensive correspondence with German …

1960 New York Mid-Air Collision Air Traffic Control Testimony Collection
Creators:
United States. National Transportation Safety Board
Wesche, William A., Jr.
Dates:
1946
1960 - 1961
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (2 legal folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating the 1960 New York Mid-Air Collision including FAA and CAB reports on the accident and material relating to the National Transportation Safety Board's formal hearing, including testimony by William A. Wesche, Jr.

Guiberson Radial Diesel Engine Instruction Manual, Model T-1020, Series 5
Creators:
Buda Engine Comapny
Dates:
circa 1940s-1950s
Size:
0.04 Cubic feet (One letter folder, creased.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Guiberson Radial Diesel Engine Instruction Manual, for Model T-1020 Series 5 engines that were manufactured by the Buda Engine Company.

This collection is in English.

Willy Ley Papers
Creators:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 Cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

Digital Content Available

Foulke Ticket and Washington Letter
Creators:
Foulke, Dr.
Dates:
1784
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0524
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a ticket from Doctor Foulke to George Washington for Foulke's pneumatics lecture and the first balloon exhibit in America. Framed with the ticket is a letter from Washington, regretting that he cannot attend the lecture.

Digital Content Available

Northrop RB-49A and FB-49A Drawings
Creators:
Northrop Corp
Dates:
bulk 1948
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ten 22.5 by 11 inch drawings from Northrop Aircraft, Inc. Included here are eight drawings of the RB-49A and two drawings of the FB-49A.