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Creators:
United States. Office of Naval Research
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1960s]
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, reports, clippings and press kits, mostly centering on the following ballooning topics: Project Skyhook, Project Helios, Stratoscope I and II and Stratolab. There is also material on general ballooning events, the Vanguard satellite and the VTOL.

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Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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Dates:
late 1960s
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 can)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Helio H-370 Propjet Courier was a turboprop powered aircraft developed by Helio in the late 1960s. This collection consists of one regular 8 mm Kodachrome IIA camera original film containing footage of the aircraft.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1990-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the curatorial records of the Curatorial Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Materials cover projects, lectures, committees, and other curator specific activities. The bulk of these records are from Andrew L. Connors, Associate Curator, and cover his activities in promoting Latino and Hispanic cultu...

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Creators:
Simons, Vera
Dates:
bulk 1960s-1980s
Size:
23.5 Cubic feet ((22 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 23 cubic feet of material relating to Vera Simons' ballooning and art careers. Types of materials include: newspaper articles, flight covers, photographs, slides, audio recordings, and reports relating to Simons' time with Winzen Research, inc. and her "Da Vinci" and "Aerolus" projects.

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Creators:
Bigger, Michael D., 1937-
Dates:
1977-1983
Size:
1 microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.biggmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; an undated clipping about Bigger's painted steel sculpture BRIDGE II; an exhibition catalog SCULPTURE ON THE PRAIRIES, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1977; printed material on Bigger's steel sculpture HELIOS GUARIANS; and 25 photographs of Bigger and his sculpture.

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1979-2002
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum. Materials primarily document DeVorkin's editing of a book for the National Geographic Society titled Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe, preparation of his own books and manuscripts such a...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet (3 legal document boxes)
1.26 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program
Dates:
circa 1977-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program, including the Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America (BIOLAT) and Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments (BDFF) projects. Materials include research and grant proposals, correspondence, progress reports, contracts, information on budgets...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1850-1957
Size:
55 Boxes (approximately.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 2 materials include cinema lobby cards, fire insurance maps, photographs and scrapbooks of liquor and wine labels. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

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