Query: Airships
J. Gordon Vaeth Collection
Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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Frederick K. Gampper, Jr. Airship Collection
Creators:
Gampper, Frederick K., Jr.
Dates:
1917-1925
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of blueprints, a manual, newspaper articles, brochures and photographs of airships and balloons during the early part of the 20th century, usually relating to Gampper's career. The airships included are the Roma, the Wingfoot Express, and the Pony Blimp at Commercial Air Syndicate.

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Goodyear ZPG-3W Collection
Creators:
Jakmides, Thomas R.
Dates:
1929-1988
Size:
1.28 Cubic feet (1 record center box and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.28 cubic feet of material relating to the Goodyear ZPG-3W non-rigid airship as well as material on other Goodyear airships as well as general historical airship information. There is also one folder of material pertaining to the DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Silent Joe II airship.

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Ray Airship Prospectus
Creators:
Yelli, Ralph W.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1935
Size:
14 Cubic feet ((1 box) .)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a prospectus including the following types of material all relating to Ralph W. Yelli's Ray Airship: blueprints, specifications, cost analysis, revenue estimates, letters of endorsements, and two photographs of a model of the airship.

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United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program Collection
Dates:
1980-1999
Size:
10.67 Cubic feet (12 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program.

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Zeppelin Airship Pop-Up Models
Dates:
1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0932
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Zeppelin Company, founded in 1908 by Ferdinand von Zeppelin, was a pioneer company renowned for its airships and transoceanic commercial air service. This collection consists of three copies of a pop-up model of a Zeppelin airship, dated 1910, printed in full color and with parts marked by number.

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SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship Photographs
Dates:
1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship.

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Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst Photographs [Baldwin]
Creators:
Baldwin, Harry Milton
Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst was acquired by the US Navy in 1921 for use as an airship station and it served as the control station for all US Navy lighter-than-air (LTA) flights until the program was terminated in 1961. Harry Milton Baldwin served in the US Navy and was stationed at NAS Lakehurst in the 1920s. This collection consists of twelve black and white photographs relating to airships at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst, New Jersey in the 1920s.

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USS ZR-1 Shenandoah Crash Site Images [Guthrie]
Dates:
1925
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight copy prints of the Shenandoah Airship Crash in 1925.

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Harper's Weekly Cover with Charles Ritchel's Airship
Creators:
Harper's Magazine Foundation
Dates:
bulk 1878
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The cover of Harper's Weekly in New York, on 13 July 1878, depicts Ritchel's airship in flight.

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