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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which pertain to the National Air and Space Trophy Award and include information about the selection committee, guests, hosts, nominating process and the award. Also included are the files of Susan Beaudette which document individuals and organizations requesting the use of the National Air and Space Museum ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1995-1996, 1998-2006, 2013-2015
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Air and Space Museum Trophy awards. The trophy is presented annually to recognize both past and present achievements involving the management or execution of a scientific or technological project, a distinguished career of service in air and space technology, or a significant con...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.K
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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Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0555
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The photos include images of aircraft, on the ground and in flight; pilots; and winners receiving trophies. Pilots portrayed include Charles Brown, Cook Cleland, Jacqueline Cochran, Joseph C. De Bona, Ben McKitten, Betty Skelton, and Roscoe Turner.

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Dates:
bulk 1928-1933
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0845
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Begun in 1920, the National Air Races were an annual, week-long event including formation flying, parachute drops, aerobatic displays, and races. The event included two privately sponsored, closed-circuit speed races: the Pulitzer Trophy race held from 1920 to 1925 and the Thompson Trophy race held from 1930 to 1939. Along with other competitions, the National Air Races fostered the development of aircraft in the 1920s and 1930s but ended during World War II. This collection consists of three unbound scrapbooks with newspaper clippings related to races in Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles between 1928 and 1933.

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Creators:
Bettis, Cyrus
Dates:
bulk 1924-1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consist of Cyrus Bettis' logbook, photographs, correspondence and news clippings that document the Pulitzer Trophy flights as well as Bettis' career as an Army Air Service pilot.

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Creators:
Bendix Corporation.
Bendix Aviation Corp
Dates:
1931-1985
bulk 1931-1939
bulk 1946-1962
Size:
7.28 Cubic feet (5 records center boxes, 1 16 x 20 x 3 inch flatbox, 1 12 x 16 x 3 inch flatbox)
7.66 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0115
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Bendix Corporation (1924-1983), manufacturers of devices for the automotive and aviation industries, sponsored the Bendix Trophy Race—a transcontinental speed competition for aircraft—annually from 1931-1939, then sporadically from 1946-1962. This collection includes race-related materials from the Bendix Advertising and Publicity department, along with materials from other aviation events for which Bendix was a sponsor. Approximately a third of the collection relates to the corporation's activities from circa 1960 to 1983, including military and commercial avionics and communications systems, and support for the Unites States space program, particularly the construction of Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39.

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Dates:
1893 - 1926 (1925-26)
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet (One flat box and one letter document box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0066
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents Cyrus Bettis' aviation career.

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Creators:
Crosman, J. Heron, III
Dates:
Circa 1930s to 1970s
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

J. Heron Crosman, III was an aviator who was awarded the Henry L. Doherty Trophy in 1933. This collection consists of a scrapbook kept by Crosman that documents his winning of the Doherty Trophy as well as his other experiences in aviation.

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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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