Query: Rockets (Ordnance)
Boris E. Chertok Papers
Creators:
Chertok, Boris E.
Dates:
bulk 1945-1992
Size:
3.15 Cubic feet ((7 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 51 of Boris E. Chertok's diaries, covering the years from 1945 to 1988. The diaries, all in Russian, are handwritten and are in small notebooks of various sizes and types. Some of the diaries have loose pages or loose covers and each diary has a paper cover note pasted …

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Captured German Documents (World War II): Fort Eustis Library (FE) Microfilm
Creators:
United States. Army. Ordnance Department. Ordnance Research and Development Translation Center
Dates:
bulk 1938-1945
Size:
3.4 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0468
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of microfilm copies of documents relating to research and development work conducted by the Ordnance Office of the German Army at the research station at Peenemünde, as well as document listings and indexes of those documents prepared by United States Army's Ordnance Research and Development Translation Center at Fort Eustis, VA.

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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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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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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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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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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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NOTSNIK Videotape and Hiroshima Photographs
Creators:
Premselaar, S. Joel, 1920-
Dates:
bulk Circa early 1946
1958-1962
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two groups of material from United States Navy pilot S. Joel Premselaar (b. 1920); the first group contains predominantly aerial and ground photographs of Ground Zero at Hiroshima, Japan, taken by Premselaar in early 1946; the second group consists primarily of one VHS videotape reproducing films from 1958-1962 documenting Project Pilot (NOTSNIK, NOTS-EV-1), Project Caleb (NOTS-EV-2), and Satellite Interceptor Project (SIP) rockets.

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Willy Ley Papers
Creators:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 Cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

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Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm
Dates:
1945-1946
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0408
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection of microfilmed translations of captured German documents mainly relating to supersonic research, swept-back wings, jet-propulsion, patents, explosives, ballistics, missiles, compressors, and other aeronautical subjects.

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