Query: Schirra, Wally
Mercury Project Dietary and Nutritional Guidelines [McKay]
Creators:
McKay, Jean Kathleen Trainum, 1924-2016.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Whirlpool Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1951-2004
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Captain Jean Kathleen Trainum McKay (1924-2016) and her work as the dietitian for the Mercury Project including news clippings, press releases, writings by McKay, photographs, and a detailed pre-flight feeding plan.

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Project Mercury Astronaut Photograph [Burchfield]
Creators:
Burchfield, Delmas D. "Del", 1926-2016
Dates:
1960s and undated
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Project Mercury was the United States' first human spaceflight program. Delmas D. "Del" Burchfield (1926-2016) was an engineer at McDonnell Aircraft Corporation who in 1959 was put in charge of the Outside Production Quality Program monitoring all vendors and subcontractors working on Project Mercury. This collection consists of a signed 11 by 8.5 inch black and white photograph of the seven Project Mercury astronauts, two smaller black and white photographs of Delmas D. "Del" Burchfield taken in the 1960s, and several pages from a handwritten memoir by Burchfield in which he describes his experiences working on Project Mercury and with the astronauts.

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Event Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society
Dates:
1996-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting lectures, book signings, and other special events sponsored by the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's membership program. Lecturers and authors of note include Jim Lovell, Guenther Rall, Robert H. Rankin, Thomas P. Stafford, Paul W. Tibbets, Dennis Tito …

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Apollo 8 and 11 Notes and Letters [Bourgin]
Creators:
Bourgin, Simon (Simon E.), 1914-
Dates:
1969
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (one legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists a memo and correspondence relating to the Apollo 8 broadcast as well as notes relating to various astronaut post-flight tours.

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Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7 Recovery Letters [Parker]
Creators:
Parker, Donald Fred, 1934-2016.
Dates:
1962-1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Donald Fred Parker was a naval flight officer assigned to the ship's company of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33), the ship that recovered the Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7. This collection contains two letters written by Parker that include a first person account of the recovery operations, as well as a "Family Gram" newsletter for ths ship that also includes a detailed description of the Mercury MA-8 recovery.

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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
Creators:
Kapp, Michael
Dates:
1939-1977 and undated
Size:
30.01 Cubic feet (44 legal document boxes; 9 letter document boxes; 8 audio boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0138
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of reel to reel audio tapes relating to the United States space program. The material includes recordings of events, missions, press conferences, and other happenings from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.

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Jacques Tiziou Space Collection
Dates:
bulk 1960s through 2010
Size:
146 Cubic feet (204 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Jacques Tiziou (1939-2017) was a professional journalist and photographer, concentrating on aerospace topics. This collection includes materials from Tiziou's archive of historical documents, photography, and ephemera from the space program (both national and international) as well as his own photography and writings.

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NASM Historical Files
Dates:
1977-1996
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-295
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting events, mostly for corporations and professional associations, held at the National Air and Space Museum, including introductions to special viewings of films, speeches, seminars, symposia, and meetings. Materials include audiocassettes.

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Videodisc Imagery Collection, Videodisc 6A Frame Captures
Dates:
1989
Size:
2.13 Gigabytes (2,182 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1000.4610
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection reproduces a section of the first side (Side A) of National Air and Space Museum Archival Videodisc 6, a LaserDisc CAV format 12-inch (30 cm) optical disc published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1989, as individual videodisc frame captures. These digital images were created in 2003 by converting the NTSC video format output from an original copy of the videodisc to JPEG format still picture image files. NASM Archival Videodisc 6 reproduced National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) photography of American lunar missions from 1964 to 1972, including Ranger, Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter, and Apollo missions. This small collection consists of a historical series assembled by the NASM Archives to provide background information on lunar exploration missions by the United States and the Soviet Union.

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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
261 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
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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