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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Air and Space Museum, Department of Aeronautics. Materials include correspondence with people, correspondence with other museums, and correspondence with international organizations.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1991-1992
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the FY 1992 correspondence files of the Department of Aeronautics.

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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:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division.
Dates:
1981-2005
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of professional correspondence between R. E. G. Davies, Curator of Air Transport, and historians, museum professionals, aviation organizations, corporations, and the general public. Materials include outgoing correspondence and an index of individual letters.

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Creators:
Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 (bookplate designer)
Moses, Raphael Jacob, 1844-1909
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
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Dates:
1897-1906
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U572
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Meese, George
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircr...

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Creators:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Dates:
[ca. 1970s]
Size:
3.6 Cubic Feet ((8 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is composed of paper documents which are related to Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) regulations pertinent to Pan American's operation, including CAB Economic Regulations, CAB Legislative History of Regulations, and CAB Air Mail Rates.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Dates:
1983-1985
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Aviation History Project which culminated in the Smithsonian History of Aviation series. Materials include memoranda, guidelines for contributors, project descriptions, chapter outlines, schedules, position descriptions, drafts, and related materials.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited museum in the world. At the begi...

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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