Gregg Herken Papers
This accession consists personal papers created by military historian Gregg Herken, Chairman of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. These papers contain research notes for his three books, Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising From the Atomic Bomb to SDI, The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in …
U.S. Army Special Services Collection, 1945-1971
Archival material documenting the recreational activities provided to U.S. Army troops in Europe by the U.S. Army Special Services, ca. 1945-1971. Newsletters comprise the majority of the collection.
Czechoslovak Cold War Photo Album
This collection consists of photo album that includes images of various Soviet Bloc aircraft, model aircraft, and some pictures of the original owner of the material, Ludvik Klimek, and his family and friends. Many of the photographs are captioned. The album also contains two newspaper clippings.
This accession consists of records documenting the research, professional, and programmatic activities of Gregg F. Herken, Senior Historian and Curator, 1988-2003, and Chair, 1988-1996. Herken specialized in military history, especially atomic weapons and the Cold War. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research files, lecture scripts, grant materials, trip reports, manuscripts, object images, and …
Dino Brugioni Collection
This collection consists of 27 cubic feet of material relating to aerial reconnaissance, including the following types: aerial photography collected by Brugioni; lectures and interviews by Brugioni (on videotape); articles written by Brugioni; and the published secondary sources he collected to write those articles.
Rand History Project Interviews
The Rand History Project Interviews constitute one of several oral history projects conducted within the National Air and Space Musuem's Department of Space History. The principal investigator for this project was Martin Collins and the following individuals were interviewed: Bruno Augenstein, Robert Bacher (with Lee DuBridge), Edward Barlow, Robert Belzer, Paul Blasingame, Edward Bowles, Frank Collbohm, Merton Davies, Richard Frick, Lawrence Henderson, Charles Hitch, Amrom Katz, Scott King, Burt Klein, David Novick, Malcolm Palmatier, Ernst Plessett, Edward Quade, Arthur Raymond, Ben Rumph, Robert Salter, Bernard Schriever, Gustave Shubert, Robert Specht, Hans Speier, George Tanham, Crawford Thompson, and Albert Wohlstetter.
Enola Gay Exhibition Records
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of the proposed exhibition of the Enola Gay. The initial proposed exhibition was titled Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb, and the Origins of the Cold War and later retitled Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and …
Space Race Scrapbooks
This collection consists of ten scrapbooks created by Dr. Kurt Enkenhus, who was director of the Aerodynamics Department at the Naval Ordnance Lab and a Professor at the von Karmen Institute, Brussels, Belgium. The scrapbooks, containing newspaper and magazine articles from a variety of American sources, document the space race …
Florence P. Haseltine High School Yearbook
This item is Florence Haseltine's Burroughs High School yearbook, El Burro, 1960.
This collection is in English.
This accession consists of records documenting the Enola Gay exhibition controversy at the National Air and Space Museum during the tenure of Smithsonian Institution Secretary Ira Michael Heyman. The initial proposed exhibition was titled Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold …