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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1975-1979, 1983-2002
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Cathleen S. Lewis, Curator, documenting the development, production, maintenance, and upgrades of exhibitions. Topics covered include the Space Hall, the "Space Race" exhibition, artifact acquisitions, agreements, and special events. Some records date to when the Space History Divisi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1982-1983, 1995-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, Looking at Earth, Space Race, Star Wars: The Magic of Myth, and Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age, particularly in r...

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Creators:
Piloty, Elisabeth, b. 1924
Dates:
1951
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Elisabeth Piloty's flight aboard a Pan American Airways (Pan Am) Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser from Frankfurt, Germany to New York in August 1951.

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Creators:
Mitman, Carl Weaver, 1889-
Dates:
1937-1946, 1949
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7386
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Almost all of the papers in this collection deal with Carl Weaver Mitman's role as chairman of the Smithsonian War Committee. Loyal B. Aldrich, William N. Fenton, Herbert Friedmann, and Webster P. True also served on the committee. Minutes of the committee's meetings, correspondence and notes document the committee's projects. In addition to ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1989-2009
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of the National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Directors Martin Harwit, 1989-1995; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1995 and 1999; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Some records were also created by Lopez in his role as Deputy Director, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Albert Einstein Planetarium
Dates:
circa 1970-1989
Size:
39.64 cu. ft. (12 document boxes) (58 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 520
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of videotapes and audiotapes of Spacearium presentations.

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Creators:
Haenlein, Paul, 1835-1905
Dates:
1867
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1206
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter, and a multipage description of a "Balloon Locomotive," from inventor Paul Haenlein to U. S. Minister to the Court of St. James's, Charles Francis Adams, asking him to share the balloon locomotive plans with the U. S. government. There is also a letter from Benjamin Moran (U. S. Embassy in London) to Edward Stanton, Secretary of War under the Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson presidencies, in which the letter and description were forwarded.

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Creators:
Nickel, Karl, Dr., 1924-2009
Dates:
2005
Size:
0.08 Cubic feet (1 container.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an five days of interview by Russell Lee with Dr. Karl Nickel, and his wife, Guinilde, who was the sister of Reimar and Walter Horten.

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Creators:
Fleming, William A., 1921-
Dates:
1961-1962
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following reports relating to the early planning and development of the Apollo Missions: "The Long Range Plan;" "National Launch Vehicle Data Summary;" "Large Launch Vehicle Planning Group;" "A Summary of Various Vehicle Systems for the Manned Lunar Landing Mission;" "A Feasible Approach for An Early Manned Lunar Lan...

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Dates:
bulk 1928-1970
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a telegram, dated April 8, 1937, sent by Fred Noonan to a friend, Matt Neehan. In it, Noonan thanks Neehan for a letter he sent and plans a visit after his around-the-world flight with Amelia Earhart. Someone (presumably Neehan) has written a note on the front that reads, "Fred Noonan, [Amelia] Earhart Pilot - They didn'...

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