Query: Rockets (Aeronautics)
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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Peenemünde Technical Reports (Fort Bliss / Putkammer Collection)
Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1940-1945, circa 1950
bulk 1940-1945
Size:
1.58 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0192
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemunde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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Robert Hutchings Goddard Papers
Creators:
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Dates:
1916-1946
Size:
1.04 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945), a pioneer in modern rocket research, was aided by the Smithsonian Institution at an early and crucial point in his work. This collection consists of copies of letters from Goddard to the Smithsonian Institution.

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Donald J. Ritchie Collection
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 'Rocket …

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Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel) Reports
Creators:
Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)
Dates:
1946-[ca. 1960s]
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists primarily of what are referred to as V-2 Reports, being the minutes of meetings held by the Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel and others. These contain meeting agenda, reports of completed firings of V-2 rockets, statements of results and suggestions for future tests.

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Peenemunde Document Collection
Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1941-1944
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0083
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Peenemunde documents, including the following: memorandums, correspondence, telegrams, and reports. These documents are in German, and some of the documents have signatures of General Dornberger, Wernher von Braun, and Hermann Oberth. This collection also contains a few translated documents from the Wright Field Collection.

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G. Harry Stine Collection
Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
Circa 1950s-1970s
Size:
20.8 Cubic feet (15 records center boxes, 1 flat box, 4 map folders, 13 film containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

G. Harry Stine (1928--1997) was a renowned rocket expert and a pioneer in the development of the aerospace hobby of model rocketry. This collection consists of G. Harry Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the National Association for Rocketry (NAR), and his association with model rocket manufacturers.

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Rocket Society Publications (Elder Collection)
Creators:
Elder, Henry G.
Dates:
1945-1960
bulk 1953-1957
Size:
0.55 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0182
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of pamphlets, bulletins, reports, and meeting notices from the ARS, RRS, and other rocket societies, compiled by Henry G. Elder.

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Wadsworth W. Mount Collection
Creators:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.

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Peenemünde Aerodynamics Reports
Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1938-1945
bulk 1942-1944
Size:
2.2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0193
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemünde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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