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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1998-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the United States Centennial of Flight Commission. The Centennial of Flight Commission was created on November 13, 1998, by the Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act. The purpose of the Commission was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright's fligh...

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Creators:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)
Bronte, Emory
Dates:
1917-1934
bulk 1927
Size:
1.11 Cubic feet (1 flatbox, 1 folder, and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0389
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On July 14-15, 1927, Ernest Smith and Emory Bronte made the first civilian transpacific flight from California to Hawaii. This collection includes a scrapbook that chronicles their flight, a map of the Hawaiian islands, and a letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Emory Bronte.

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Dates:
bulk 1924
Size:
0.58 Cubic feet ((2 shoeboxex))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0061
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This box of sixty-nine 3 by 4 inch glass slides appears to be a prepared set chronicling the flight of the Douglas World Cruisers and the first World Flight by the United States Army Air Corps in 1924.

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Dates:
bulk 1903-1974
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a product of the material gathered for the Flight Testing Exhibit. It includes the following material: technical reports; copy negatives with corresponding photocopies of images used in the exhibit; unidentified miscellaneous negatives which were probably gathered for research but not used in the exhibit; and a script, with negat...

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Creators:
Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei Company
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one souvenir folio of the August 1929 Tokyo to Los Angeles flight of the Graf Zeppelin No. 127 . The folio, which apparently was given to each passenger, includes photographs of the Zeppelin in flight, under construction, its staterooms, salon, flight deck and also of Count Zeppelin and Dr. Hugo Eckener. Also included in...

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Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
1911 - 1976
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one cubic foot of research material gathered by Eileen Lebow to write Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fiz: The First Transcontinental Flight. The following types of material are included, which trace Rodgers' flight: copy photographs; vintage prints and postcards; copies of newspaper articles; and brochures.

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Dates:
bulk 1940-1946
Size:
0.28 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Frederick C. Phillips and the Martin (Glenn L.) (JRM) XPB2M-1R Mars (Model 170) endurance flight in October 1943 including several scrapbook pages, photographs, and a technical report on the flight. The scrapbook pages contain various items including additional technical information, news clippings, ...

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Creators:
National Geographic Magazine
Dates:
bulk 1921-1927
Size:
Enter vol amt Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following two color National Geographic Magazine Maps, which have been hand-annotated, presumably by advance officer Ivan Moorman, with the route of the Pan-American Goodwill Flight of 1926 and 1927: "The Countries of the Caribbean including Mexico, Central America," "The West Indies and the Panama Canal," copyright ...

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Creators:
Glenn, John Herschel, Jr., 1921-2016
Dates:
January 15, 1964
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter written by John Herschel Glenn, Jr. to Tim Jones, dated January 15, 1964. In the letter, which is on Glenn's National Aeronautics and Space Administration letterhead, Glenn discusses his thoughts on faith both during his orbital flight as well as in a general sense.

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Creators:
Page, Charles R.
Dates:
1940
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0110
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook continuing the detailed personal account of Page's flight. Page recorded daily his impressions of this flight and then supplemented his writings with photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, and Pan Am publicity materials. Also included is a copy of Wings to the Orient by James G. Stahlman, which is in...

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