Query: National Air Museum (U.S.)
Wright 1903 Flyer "Operation Homecoming" Scrapbook
Creators:
National Air Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1948-1949
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0393
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook chronicles the return of the Wright 1903 Flyer to the United States, beginning with the early negotiations with England to the reception at the Smithsonian following receipt of the aircraft.

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in NASM.XXXX.0393 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
National Air Museum Establishment Correspondence
Creators:
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950
Dates:
1932-1946
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0379
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 'Report on the Status of Aircraft Museums, 1932,' and correspondence (mostly copies) sent to General Henry 'Hap' Arnold discussing the establishment of a National Air Museum (1945-1946).

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in NASM.XXXX.0379 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
Frederick Clark Durant Collection
Creators:
Durant, Frederick C., 1916-
Dates:
[ca. 1953-1963]
Size:
29.43 Cubic feet ((27 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0084
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes material on the rocket and space activities and interests of Durant during the period circa 1953-1963. The collection consists of business and personal correspondence, articles, reports, pamphlets, manuscripts, color transparencies and photographs. Some of the contents are not in English. In April 2000, an additional six boxes were transferred …

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in NASM.XXXX.0084 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
Paul E. Garber Collection
Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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in NASM.1991.0063 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
Program and Exhibition Files
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1994-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents discussion of the controversial Enola Gay exhibition in the mass media. Materials include photocopies of newspaper clippings and scholarly journals and other magazines with articles related to the exhibition. A chronology of events in the planning of the exhibition, written by the National Air and Space Museum …

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Exhibition Flight Collection
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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in NASM.XXXX.0423 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
Subject Files
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ted A. Maxwell, Associate Director for Collections and Research, documenting a variety of subjects, including electronic outreach, lectures and seminars, divisions within Collections and Research, and the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS). Materials include memoranda, correspondence, printed e-mails, reports …

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Rocket, Space, and Early Artillery History
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History
Dates:
[ca. 1000-1960]
bulk [ca. 1940-1960]
Size:
15.26 Cubic feet ((14 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a compilation of various reports, journals, letters, and books on three main subjects: early artillery, rockets, and space technology. The early artillery history is covered by manuscripts and reports from the Middle Ages to the mid-19th century. The collection then covers rocket development in Russia, Germany, England …

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in NASM.XXXX.0007 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
bulk 1920-1970
Size:
71.32 Cubic feet ((211 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0572
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following four series: "A" Negative Caption Card Series; Subject Index Card Series; Mounted File Print Series; and the "A" Negative Series.

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in NASM.XXXX.0572 for National Air Museum (U.S.)
1903 Wright Flyer Drawings
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Ford Motor Company.
Science Museum of London
Dates:
1928-1986
Size:
9.3 Cubic feet ((3 48"x36"x3" drawers))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0152
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings of the 1903 Wright Flyer executed at various times during the life of the aircraft: Science Museum of London Drawings -- commissioned when the aircraft was on loan to the Museum; Ford Drawings -- sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which were supervised by Orville Wright and Charles …

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in NASM.1986.0152 for National Air Museum (U.S.)