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Creators:
Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962
Dates:
1911-1962
bulk 1920-1945
Size:
10.81 Cubic feet (9 records center boxes, 1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection primarily documents Ide's affiliation with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Particularly noteworthy are his correspondence, war notebooks, and intelligence reports. The war notebooks contain technical information on British aircraft and U.S.-built aircraft in service in Britain during World War II. Researchers are ad...

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Creators:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
Dates:
1871-1963
Size:
2 Cubic Feet ((10 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0537
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection covers von Karman's life, but the core of the collection is records relating to: his career in Germany after World War I; materials pertaining to his assocation with such organizations as the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, the National Advisory Committee on Aviation, the United States Air Force, and the Int...

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1923-1964
bulk 1934-1940, 1951-1960
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of original aircraft, engine, and equipment log books of aircraft operated by NACA and NASA from Langley Research Center. Each log represents a history of the aircraft/engine/equipment from its manufacture, through its pre-NACA/NASA service, and during its operation by that agency.

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Creators:
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988
Dates:
1926-1972
bulk 1938-1943
Size:
17.25 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (15 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the research material that Neill used in compiling his book. The material consists of correspondence and reports dealing with inspection, specifications, and performance tests of automobile and aircraft engines and fuels from 1926 to 1944. There are also reports, articles, and log books of specific engine types, both aerona...

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Creators:
Scheffelin, Margaret Merrick
Dates:
1981-1984
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession primarily documents Dr. Margaret Merrick Scheffelin's membership to DACOWITS (March 1982 - December 1984). This material consists of published articles, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts, as well as DACOWITS meeting minutes and reports for the period of Dr. Scheffelin's tenure, as well as some personal correspondence and photograp...

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Creators:
Stewart, Homer
Dates:
1955-1958
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes Stewart's accumulated files covering the Committee's activities from Fall 1955 until its termination in May 1958, after the launch of the first US satellite. These papers give useful insights into the secret deliberations on the progress of selecting the Vanguard proposal and highlights the considerable problems of that sat...

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Creators:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
1899-1984
bulk 1949-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0425
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aeronautical engineer Fred E. Weick (1899-1993) had a profound effect on light aircraft development. He was responsible for the development of NACA's low-drag cowling for radial engines, introduced the concept of "fifty foot obstacle clearance" as a measure of aircraft take-off performance, and was instrumental in the development of several aircraft, including the Piper Pawnee and Piper Cherokee.

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Creators:
Lederer, Jerome, 1902-
Dates:
1925-1965
Size:
9.72 Cubic feet ((8 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0410
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of FSF material from Lederer's tenure as FSF. The material consists of safety pamphlets, accident investigation reports, correspondence, and memos published or received by FSF, as well as papers, letters, pamphlets, and bulletins addressed to or used by Lederer. The collection also includes CAB Safety Bulletins, National Ad...

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Creators:
Chesapeake Research Consortium
Dates:
1970-1981
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7451
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1886-1932
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession xx-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Included are files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other ...

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