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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, the Unite...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Dates:
[ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Size:
2.93 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 slim document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Series I of this collection consists of the following: seven folders containing almost 200 photographs and negatives on display in the exhibit, four series of slides (two detailing the U.S.S. Midway used for background research, one detailing documents and photos of the Philippine Sea battle, and of the finished museum exhibit) and the exhibit scri...

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History
Dates:
bulk 1969-1972
2019
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a complete set of printed stowage lists, including revisions lists, from the Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 missions. The collection also includes fully searchable pdf files of the lists created in 2019 by a special project initiated by the National Air and Space Museum's Department of Space History and executed by the Smithsonian's Transcription Center.

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Creators:
Meyer, Robert B.
Dates:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Size:
22.45 Cubic feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.

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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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Dates:
bulk 1917-1985
Size:
0.41 Cubic feet ((2 boxes and 2)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuals, reports, photographs, drawings, brochures, and other material relating to aircraft propulsion. The following companies are represented: Pratt & Whitney, Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol, Napier, Westinghouse, and Rolls Royce Engines. Besides material on engines and propellers, the collection also contains U.S. Navy D...

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Dates:
bulk 1938-1968
Size:
37 Cubic feet ((31 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of aeronautical charts of United States territory (ca. 1944-1963), a few specific states (ca. 1965), the Middle East as charted by the U.S. Army during World War II (ca. 1944), and some international flight areas (c. 1947 and 1968). These charts were complied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic Survey, U....

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Creators:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Dates:
1914-1995
bulk 1914-1995
Size:
80.75 Cubic feet
81.29 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0209
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1917-2000
bulk 1981-1986
Size:
13.38 Cubic feet (11 legal document boxes, 1 shoe box (5 x 8 inches), 6 records center boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of background material collected in support of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibit "Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation" (opened in 1982) and its companion book (published 1983) by curators Von Hardesty and Dominick Pisano, a related symposium, educational materials, and a travelling version of the exhibit. The collection contains photographs and textual materials used in the exhibit and book, internal correspondence and memoranda, and a large amount of material gathered for research purposes but not used in any "Black Wings" production.

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