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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1959-1970
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0199
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains documents pertaining to the Tiros/TOS/ESSA program. The material consists primarily of mission plans, engineering reports, and field operation procedures.

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Creators:
Barus, Carl, 1856-1935
Dates:
1891, 1893
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7214
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a typescript of the article prepared by Barus and a copy of an 1891 report by the Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on the subject.

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Creators:
Clayton, Henry Helm, 1861-1946
Dates:
1877-1949 and undated
Size:
6 cu. ft. (12 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7153
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1854-1879
Size:
0.94 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Weather
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Weather 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

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Meteorological Project
Dates:
1849-1875, and related records from 1820
Size:
9.66 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (8 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 60
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Joseph Henry's first major project for the Smithsonian Institution was his plan to obtain weather reports from a countrywide network of voluntary observers; his plan is detailed in the 1848 annual report of the Institution. Voluminous reports, maps, tables, and charts were prepared and published on all phases of the work--rainfall, snowfall, ...

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Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1920-1925
Size:
3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0152
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, memos, newspaper articles and logbooks concerning the flight.

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Creators:
Richey, Helen, 1909-1947
Dates:
1933-1944
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Helen Richey's pilot log for 1944-1945, newspaper clippings covering the period from 1933 to 1944 and seven photographs of Ms. RIchey.

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Dates:
1987
Size:
2 videotapes (Reference copies). 8 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9535
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
circa 1892-1906
Size:
21 Prints (silver gelatin and possibly platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.171
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portraits of Indigenous people of Mexico and one image of a coffee plantation. The photographs were probably collected by Edward William Nelson during his field studies in Mexico with Edward Alphonso Goldman, 1892-1906.

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