This collection containsover 40,000 original aviation technical manuals for aircraft, engines, aircraft components, and ground equipment. The bulk of the material consists of military technical manuals (United States Air Force and Navy) with some civil aviation manuals as well. The bulk of the manuals relate to American-built equipment, although so...
This accession consists of supplemental materials for teachers to accompany Lemelson Center programs. Materials include teacher packets, proposals, and briefing papers.
This collection consists of eleven copies of Apollo space suit manuals.
This collection consists of the following four manuals: "Avro RJ 85 Pilot Operating Manual," for Mesaba Airlines; "RJ Series Manufacturers Operations Manual," Volumes 1 and II; and a "CBT (Computer Based Training) Study Guide for the Avro RJ." There are also two cockpit training posters of the flight deck with Electronic Flight Instruments System (...
This accession consists of records documenting procedures for the operation and management of the Naturalist Center and its collections and equipment. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building until 1995 w...
This accession consists of "Trust Fund Personnel Manual" and "Guide to Private Roll Personnel Management and Administration" research material, final drafts, and correspondence that documents the research and editing process of both publications.
This collection consists of 6.85 cubic feet of Space Shuttle training manuals, handbooks and workbooks published by NASA for the training of the astronaut candidates for the Space Shuttle Program, 1985-2010. The manuals were used by Ray Jenkins, who trained astronaut candidates and crews at both Johnson Space Center and Kennedy Space Center.
This collection consists of 5 cubic feet of Space Shuttle manuals and handbooks, 1974-1995. Most of the manuals relate to the Space Shuttle propulsion system and were gathered by William "Ken" Hollis who was a Lockheed Martin Software and MPS/SSME Engineer at Kennedy Space Center.
This collection consists of 1.8 cubic feet of technical manuals collected by Captain Cornell Aurell Varsogea, USAF , on the following aircraft: Lockheed C-130 Hercules, McDonnell F-4 Phantom II, Martin (Glenn L.) B-57 Canberra Family, Republic F-105 Thunderchief, Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter, and Boeing KC-135.
This collection consists of technical manuals for the Nike-Ajax missile system. Most of the manuals cover the electronic, electrical, and guidance equipment for system testing and operation.