Paul MacCready Innovative Lives Presentation
MacCready, Paul, 1925-
Collection includes nine (9) original Beta Cam SP videos documenting interviews with Paul MacCready, the father of human powered flight. MacCready invented the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross.
George Carruthers Innovative Lives Presentation
Carruthers, George R.
This video history consists of original, master and reference videos documenting a children's lecture program by George R. Carruthers, a physicist and inventor. Carruthers invented the Far Ultra-Violet Camera (FUVCAM).
Mid-Century Airliners Photography
Photography in this collection was collected by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Air Transport Curator R. E. G. (Ron) Davies from a variety of unidentified sources, presumably for integration into his airline reference files. It includes a mixture of black and white and color formats from 35 mm roll film to 4.75 x 6 inch sheet film. Aircraft pictured are predominantly airliners in use in the post-World War II period, circa 1947-1965, and include views of British, European, and American airliners at airports in the United Kingdom, and passenger and cargo aircraft belonging to various Central and South American airlines photographed at Miami International Airport (Florida, USA).
Charles Adler, Jr. Collection
The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.
Krainik Ballooning Collection
This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.
George B. Patterson Papers
This collection consists of 1.5 cubic feet of material chronicling George B. Patterson's aviation career.
This collection is in English.
Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection
The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s in art, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, and ephemera.
This accession consists of the "Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery" website as it existed on August 28, 2014. The website is an online exhibition that serves as a companion to a physical gallery of the same name at the National Air and Space Museum. Both highlight an era with an eclectic …
This accession consists of the "Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery" website as it existed on April 8, 2016. The website is an online exhibition that serves as a companion to a physical gallery of the same name at the National Air and Space Museum. Both highlight an era with an eclectic …
David Vetter Collection
Texas Children's Hospital
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Papers document David Vetter, a Texas boy with a rare disease known as Severe Combined Immune Deficiency. His life in a special isolation unit received widespread publicity.