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Dates:
bulk 1928-1933
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0845
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Begun in 1920, the National Air Races were an annual, week-long event including formation flying, parachute drops, aerobatic displays, and races. The event included two privately sponsored, closed-circuit speed races: the Pulitzer Trophy race held from 1920 to 1925 and the Thompson Trophy race held from 1930 to 1939. Along with other competitions, the National Air Races fostered the development of aircraft in the 1920s and 1930s but ended during World War II. This collection consists of three unbound scrapbooks with newspaper clippings related to races in Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles between 1928 and 1933.

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Creators:
Monroe, Donald
Dates:
1977 - 1984
Size:
2.36 Cubic feet (6 document boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 2.36 cubic feet of photography taken by Donald Monroe of MacCready aircraft from the 1970s to the 1980s.

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Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0555
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The photos include images of aircraft, on the ground and in flight; pilots; and winners receiving trophies. Pilots portrayed include Charles Brown, Cook Cleland, Jacqueline Cochran, Joseph C. De Bona, Ben McKitten, Betty Skelton, and Roscoe Turner.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-344
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Antarctic Meteorite Program section of the Department of Mineral Sciences website as it existed on February 16, 2017. The program is a cooperative agreement between the National Science Foundation, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution which provides for...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Meteorite Photography and Recovery Project
Dates:
circa 1962-1975
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 302
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of administrative records and includes fiscal records, grant and contract proposals, camera station reports, requisitions and purchase orders, travel records, personnel records, and annual reports.

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Bendix Corporation.
Bendix Aviation Corp
Dates:
1931-1985
bulk 1931-1939
bulk 1946-1962
Size:
7.28 Cubic feet (5 records center boxes, 1 16 x 20 x 3 inch flatbox, 1 12 x 16 x 3 inch flatbox)
7.66 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0115
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Bendix Corporation (1924-1983), manufacturers of devices for the automotive and aviation industries, sponsored the Bendix Trophy Race—a transcontinental speed competition for aircraft—annually from 1931-1939, then sporadically from 1946-1962. This collection includes race-related materials from the Bendix Advertising and Publicity department, along with materials from other aviation events for which Bendix was a sponsor. Approximately a third of the collection relates to the corporation's activities from circa 1960 to 1983, including military and commercial avionics and communications systems, and support for the Unites States space program, particularly the construction of Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space Science and Exploration
Dates:
circa 1960-1986
Size:
22.5 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 348
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of administrative files from the Department of Astronautics and the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Materials include correspondence, budget materials, exhibit scripts, annual reports, files of former curator Richard Hallion, correspondence of Durant concerning the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astron...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1947-2003
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the history of the aeronautical and space collections at the Smithsonian Institution, from the United States National Museum through the National Air Museum to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), including the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility and the Steven ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1987-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, which primarily document planning for the Wernher von Braun Memorial Lecture, an annual public forum held at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) that presents distinguished guest speakers and panel discussions in regard to space, science, and technology in contemporary ...

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Creators:
Edo Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1925-1970
bulk 1927-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the EDO Aircraft Corporation, mostly from the 1920s-1940s. The following types of material are included: company correspondence, photographs, brochures, price lists and float specifications, and annual reports.

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