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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics
Dates:
1965-1984, with materials dating from circa 1953
Size:
32 cu. ft. (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 398
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection deals chiefly with Durant's tenure as Assistant Director for Astronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Perhaps the single topic of greatest interest is the effort to obtain a building for NASM, which was accomplished on July 1, 1976, when the new museum opened. A parallel theme concerns the drive to plan and com...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
circa 1981-1989
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 344
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of the correspondence files of the department for fiscal years 1987-1989, divided into separate series for museums, people, organizations, and international correspondence. Also included is a chronological file of staff memoranda and some miscellaneous correspondence of curator Robert C. Mikesh, circa 1981-1986.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited museum in the world. At the begi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1971-1974
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Aeronautics Department curatorial research and planning for the Air Traffic Control Hall exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum during the early 1970s. Materials include the memoranda and correspondence of curators Robert C. Mikesh and Louis S. Casey; information pertaining to exhi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial correspondence and memoranda from the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Aeronautics Department, pertaining to the history of aeronautics, NASM exhibitions, and professional activities. Department correspondents include F. Robert van der Linden, Curator; Thomas M. Alison, Curator; Alex M. Spencer, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
1983-1993
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, meeting agenda and notes, exhibition proposals and research, and program development records which were created by military historian Gregg Herken, Chairman of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1969-1975
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Louis R. Purnell, Curator of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The records consist of correspondence, scripts, and photographs documenting a proposed exhibition on space suits.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1985-1992
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative files of Cathleen Lewis, Curator of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The records document Lewis' work on exhibitions, NASM committees, the Air and Space Bibliography, the NASM Curatorial Association, research on aerospace medicine, and the Collections Rati...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1988-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence files of Robert W. Smith in his official capacity as Historian of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. It includes correspondence with Smithsonian Institution and Space History officials and other professional colleagues.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1959-1987
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Robert W. Smith, Historian of the National Air and Space Museum, Department of Space History. The records document the Space Telescope History Project (STHP), which led to a publication of the same title. Materials include minutes of meetings, schedules, photographs, publicity m...

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