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Creators:
Robinson, Abraham, 1918-1974
Dates:
1945-1956, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0608
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of his applied mathematical aeronautical papers from his time at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, and from his time at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Most of the papers appear to be related to the British high speed flight research program.

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Creators:
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906- (mathematician)
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1944-1965
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0324
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The material includes technical notes, operating instructions and descriptions relating to projects which Hopper participated in at Harvard during and after World War II and later in the private sector. These projects involved the creation of the Navy's Mark I, II and III "mechanical calculators" (the fore runners of today's computers) and the UNI...

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Creators:
Ritchie, Donald Jeanne, 1920-
Dates:
1955-1976
bulk 1960-1970
Size:
13.08 Cubic Feet (12 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0088
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Ritchie's research files. The material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, photos, drawings, and Soviet books detailing Russian missile and rocket development during the 1960s. The collection also includes copies of Ritchie's reports during his tenure at Bendix and manuscripts of various chapters of his book 'R...

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Creators:
Newell, Homer Edward, 1915-1983
Dates:
1960-1973
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.

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Creators:
Drankham, La Vona Gebb
Dates:
bulk 1968-1983
Size:
0.18 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following items relating to La Vona Gebb Drankham's space engineering career: Nuclear Reactor-Powered Space Station Mass Properties, 1970; Solar-Powered Space Station Mass Properties, 1970; Space Shuttle Mass Properties Status Report, 1973; Space Shuttle Program: Detail Mass Properties Report (Final), Volume 1. Summa...

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Creators:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1952-1976
Size:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for arti...

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Creators:
Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873
Dates:
1848-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
Dates:
1871-1963
Size:
2 Cubic Feet ((10 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0537
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection covers von Karman's life, but the core of the collection is records relating to: his career in Germany after World War I; materials pertaining to his assocation with such organizations as the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, the National Advisory Committee on Aviation, the United States Air Force, and the Int...

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Creators:
Nickel, Karl, Dr., 1924-2009
Dates:
2005
Size:
0.08 Cubic feet (1 container.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an five days of interview by Russell Lee with Dr. Karl Nickel, and his wife, Guinilde, who was the sister of Reimar and Walter Horten.

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Princeton University. Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project
Dates:
1950-1957.
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the Electronic Computer Project, 1950-1957 at the Institute for Advanced Study. The goal of the project was to build a computer that would be a general-purpose postwar tool for various branches of scientific research.

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