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Creators:
Mikesh, Robert C.
Dates:
1860-1988
bulk 1945-1983
Size:
1.51 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0558
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection was gathered by National Air and Space Museum curator Robert C. Mikesh for his publication on this subject, "Japan's World War II Balloon Bomb Attacks on North America." The collection consists of the following: magazine and newspaper articles on the Japanese balloons; manuscripts and independent articles; 83 photos Mr. Mikesh used ...

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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1911-1973
bulk 1911-1940
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0423
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the research material used by curators Robert Mikesh and Claudia Oakes to prepare Exhibition Flight (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1973), a companion volume to the Exhibition Flight exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1989
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ninety-six videotapes relating to the The Flying Machines' production. Besides the finished project, this collection consists of the project's source material including footage of the restoration facility, footage of aircraft being restored, and interviews with Cole Palen and the NASM staff, including: Robert Mikesh, Joh...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
circa 1981-1989
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 344
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of the correspondence files of the department for fiscal years 1987-1989, divided into separate series for museums, people, organizations, and international correspondence. Also included is a chronological file of staff memoranda and some miscellaneous correspondence of curator Robert C. Mikesh, circa 1981-1986.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1971-1974
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Aeronautics Department curatorial research and planning for the Air Traffic Control Hall exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum during the early 1970s. Materials include the memoranda and correspondence of curators Robert C. Mikesh and Louis S. Casey; information pertaining to exhi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1982-1986
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of curator Robert C. Mikesh, documenting the receipt and return of an incoming loan for "The Golden Age of Flight" Gallery, 1984-1986. The loan refers to a reproduced aircraft used for racing. Materials include correspondence, notes, picture postcard, photographs, condition reports, loan agreement, and relate...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited museum in the world. At the begi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
261 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Brownstein, Herb
Dates:
1939-1943
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Swoose: Odyssey of a B-17 Collection consists of materials collected during research by Herbert Brownstein, the author.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Press
Dates:
1933-1991
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-244
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from Smithsonian Institution Press, including Smithsonian Books.

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