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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creators:
Harper's Magazine
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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Dates:
bulk 1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0157
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes two photographs on postcards. The first is of Wellman-Vaniman airship America. The second shows (left to right) Murray Simon (?) - navigator; Walter Wellman - explorer and journalist; Melvin Vaniman - designer of America and chief engineer on flight over Atlantic; Jack Irwin - radio operator on America; and Frederic Aubert ...

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Creators:
Porter, Rufus, 1792-1884
Dates:
1826
1849
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of the two booklets written by Rufus Porte on aerial navigation.

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