Query: United States. Office of Naval Research
Stratospheric Ballooning (Skyhook) Collection
Creators:
United States. Office of Naval Research
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1960s]
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, reports, clippings and press kits, mostly centering on the following ballooning topics: Project Skyhook, Project Helios, Stratoscope I and II and Stratolab. There is also material on general ballooning events, the Vanguard satellite and the VTOL.

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Stratolab-High 5 Voice Communications Recordings and Transcript
Creators:
United States. Office of Naval Research
Dates:
bulk 1961
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two reels of magnetic tape recordings and three copies of the transcript of these tapes which runs to 42 pages plus a cover sheet. The tapes contain in-flight voice transmissions from the Stratolab-High 5 flight.

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J. Gordon Vaeth Collection
Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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in NASM.1994.0011 for United States. Office of Naval Research
S. Fred Singer Papers
Creators:
Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
Dates:
1953-1989
bulk 1960-1980
Size:
54.5 Cubic feet ((50 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0130
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Singer's personal papers. The material consists of correspondence and research files, as well as financial records. The collection covers Singer's career beginning with his tenure at Maryland and continued through his retirement in 1989.

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Gordon G. Lill Papers
Dates:
1951 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two notebooks written by geophysicist Gordon G. Lill (1918-1996) during his time with the United States Office of Naval Research. These notebooks concern the core materials from the Funafuti and Bikini Atolls. Materials also include scientific illustrations.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Contracts Office
Dates:
1961-1966
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (17 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence, memoranda, contracts, bids and invitations, proposals, reports and related materials maintained by the Contracts Office concerning Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects, especially Project Celescope. Of special interest are materials documenting contracts with Electro-Mechanical Research, Inc., and Westinghouse Research Laboratories for the technical development of …

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Naval Research Laboratory and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Vehicles and Satellites Photography and Film
Creators:
Air Force Missile Test Center (U.S.)
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet ((1 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This .7 cubic foot collection of photography and film was gathered by Wilfred Deac during his stint as an information service officer with the Naval Research Laboratory and then with the Air Force at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), specifically with the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex (CCMTA). The …

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George Henry Mills Collection
Creators:
Mills, George H., 1895-1975
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1930-1949
Size:
13.39 Cubic feet (24 legal document boxes; 7 flatboxes)
14.95 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The George Henry Mills Collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1994 by Mills' daughter, Mrs. Georgia Mills Head.

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Philip K. Lundeberg Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Lundeberg, Philip K., interviewee
Dates:
2000, 2002
Size:
6 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9598
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
1926-1930, 1954-1988
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence and memoranda documenting research activities, planning exhibitions for the Hall of Naval History, construction of ship models such as the USS Constitution, arrangements for acquiring the gunboat Philadelphia, studies of the submarine Nautilus and the Sperry Gyro-compass, presentation in 1965 of Sir Francis Drake's Cadiz Letter to …

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