Query: National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Aircraft Propulsion Collection [Mikel]
Dates:
bulk 1917-1985
Size:
0.41 Cubic feet ((2 boxes and 2)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of manuals, reports, photographs, drawings, brochures, and other material relating to aircraft propulsion. The following companies are represented: Pratt & Whitney, Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol, Napier, Westinghouse, and Rolls Royce Engines. Besides material on engines and propellers, the collection also contains U.S. Navy Department Power Plant Memorandums and color …

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Black Wings Exhibit and Book Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1917-2000
bulk 1981-1986
Size:
13.38 Cubic feet (11 legal document boxes, 1 shoe box (5 x 8 inches), 6 records center boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of background material collected in support of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibit "Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation" (opened in 1982) and its companion book (published 1983) by curators Von Hardesty and Dominick Pisano, a related symposium, educational materials, and a travelling version of the exhibit. The collection contains photographs and textual materials used in the exhibit and book, internal correspondence and memoranda, and a large amount of material gathered for research purposes but not used in any "Black Wings" production.

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United Airlines Boeing B727-100 Collection
Creators:
United Air Lines, Inc.
Dates:
1964-1992
bulk 1990-1991
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of documentation accompanied the donation of the actual aircraft to the National Air and Space Museum in 1992. Included here is memorabilia from the last flight of the B727-100 (such as receipts, records, and stationery), as well as compliance records, AMIS monthly histories, cabin maintenance forms, historical records, identification …

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Thomas Taylor Neill Collection
Creators:
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988
Dates:
1926-1972
bulk 1938-1943
Size:
17.25 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (15 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the research material that Neill used in compiling his book. The material consists of correspondence and reports dealing with inspection, specifications, and performance tests of automobile and aircraft engines and fuels from 1926 to 1944. There are also reports, articles, and log books of specific engine types, both aeronautical …

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Langley Theater Audio Tape Preservation Project Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
bulk 1976-2001
Size:
4 Cubic feet ((19 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the cd and tape copies of this project. Please note that the original recordings are NOT part of this collection; the originals were returned to their original tape series and accession. The collection also contains the background documentation on this project, including grant information, and tape …

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in NASM.2012.0034 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings …

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Bendix Air Races Collection
Creators:
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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Edward J. Steichen World War II Navy Photographs Collection
Creators:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973
Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown include a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
circa 1987-1992
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Department of Aeronautics and pertain to the exhibition Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air, curated by Dominick A. Pisano. Materials include background materials, correspondence, scripts, and some reviews.

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Frederick Clark Durant Collection
Creators:
Durant, Frederick C., 1916-
Dates:
[ca. 1953-1963]
Size:
29.43 Cubic feet ((27 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0084
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes material on the rocket and space activities and interests of Durant during the period circa 1953-1963. The collection consists of business and personal correspondence, articles, reports, pamphlets, manuscripts, color transparencies and photographs. Some of the contents are not in English. In April 2000, an additional six boxes were transferred …

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in NASM.XXXX.0084 for National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
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