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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1912-1959
Size:
1.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 51
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, segregated from the main files of the Office of the Secretary, reflect his official involvement as a director of the Research Corporation. These records document the actions of the Corporation, its finances, and research projects it supported in some detail, but are not complete.

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Creators:
Lawrance Aero-Engine Corporation
Dates:
[ca. 1910s-1920s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0579
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the following: documentation pertaining to the production and endurance test results of the J-1 Engine; engineering data for the Model Z-5 and the Model B engine; five engineering drawings for various parts; photographs;correspondence; price listings; lists of engines by serial number; service notes; calculations; and an ob...

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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:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
bulk 1940s-1990s
Size:
49 Cubic Feet ((47 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of over 45 cubic feet of material created or collected by Fred Weick, which chronicle his distinguished aeronautical engineering career from the 1920s to the 1990s. The collection consists of the following types of material: log books, patents, proceedings and lectures, lawsuits, brochures and publications, photographs, cor...

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Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
15 videotapes (Reference copies). 23 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9536
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:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1904-1970s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous administrative records from the Office of the Secretary. Topics include, but are not limited to, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Gallery of Art (NGA), personnel matters, research corporations, and general Smithsonian history.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1949-1964
Size:
42.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 50
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document part of the secretarial administration of Alexander Wetmore and the whole of Leonard Carmichael's tenure. During this period the Smithsonian's capacity to carry out research in its traditional scientific disciplines was substantially strengthened. At the same time the Institution was able to invest much more effort ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Radio and Geoastronomy Division
Dates:
1978-1983
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 517
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created primarily by Arthur Edward Lilley as head of the division. Basic administrative files include information on the Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC) and its Haystack Observatory in Westfield, Massachusetts; international astronomical organizations; and projects of two investigators of the division, M...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.E
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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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dyer, Randolph N., II
LCL Corporation.
Dates:
1927-ca. 1970.
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1170
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists mostly of films and photographs on the subjects of freight and containerization, especially railroad containerization. The containerization of building materials is the subject of most of the photographs, especially cement.

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