James Nicol Halkett Papers
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.
Curtiss NC-4 Design, Construction, and Testing Reports
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
2.27 Linear feet
This collection consists of reports on the design, construction, and testing of the NC series flying boats and photographs of NC-4's construction and transatlantic flight.
Greg Meyer Taser Collection
Papers relating to the invention, development, use, and popularization of the Taser, a nonlethal weapon invented by Jack Covers.
Wright Field Propeller Test Reports
This collection consists of reports from propeller tests conducted at Wright Field by the Engineiner Division and Material Division.
J. & W. Jolly Company Records
These records document the activities of the J. & W. Jolly Company of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Included are turbine test reports from the testing flume of the Holyoke Water Power Company, 1890-1912; photographs of vertical water turbine assemblies and parts, ca 1880; a record of wheels, and turbines, ca1896-1921; and tracings of governors for …
NASA F-8 Supercritical Wing Collection
The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Apollo Mission Reports [NASA]
This collection consists of 37 NASA reports relating to the Apollo Space Missions. The reports cover the time period from AS-201, a Saturn 1B launch in February 1966 to Apollo 4 (AS-501), a Saturn V launch in April 1966. The following types of reports are included: engineering summaries; mission reports; test reports; guidance and navigational …
Wright/McCook Field Aircraft Project Books
This collection consists of the project books for aircraft tested by the Experimental Division in the early 1920s. Most project books contain photstats of the specifications and contracts for these aircraft as well as Air Service inspection and test reports. The collection also includes an extensive negative collection documenting the project …
Wright Field Technical Documents Library
The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually …