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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:
National Air and Space Museum. Assistant Director for Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Size:
17.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 tube box) (15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 352
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records provide documentation of the creation and preparation of exhibits for the most important period in the history of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - the planning, fabrication, and installation of two dozen major galleries for the new museum building, which opened in 1976. Also included is material on exhibits in the ...

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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 encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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Dates:
bulk 1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0903
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight black and white photographs, each approximately 2.25 x 3 inches, mounted on two 7 x 6 inch pages (four to each page) with caption information. The Curtiss NC-3 is shown anchored to a buoy, landing, and beached with damaged wings at Ponta Delgada, Azores Islands. The Curtiss NC-4 is shown landing, on the water, and ...

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Creators:
Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Dates:
bulk 1988-1998
Size:
0.9 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information relating to OSC's various programs, services, and launch vehicles, including ORBCOMM, ORBIMAGE, SeaStar, Pegasus, VaStar, OrbNet, DataSat-X, Transfer Orbit Stage (TOS) vehicle, Taurus, and PegaStar. Also included are OSC's joint ventures, agreements, and correspondence with several companies including Hercules A...

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Creators:
Odor, Ralph K., 1895-1987.
Dates:
1929-1986
Size:
0.49 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 0.49 cubic feet of material relating to Ralph K. Odor and the Vornado Plane including photographs; news clippings; technical reports and drawings; patents; legal documents; test reports; documents outlining the history of the Vornado Plane's development; and correspondence. Also included are two CDs which h...

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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn
Dates:
bulk 1971-1997
Size:
0.36 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 738 color slides of the following airports and their environs taken or collected by Dorn McGrath: Andrews Air Force Base (Camp Springs, MD); Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, GA); Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT); General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (Boston, MA); Buf...

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Creators:
Considine, John E.
Dates:
bulk 1964-1969
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 199 cardboard mounted 35mm color slides. Accompanying the slides are CDs of scans made by the donor. The collection also contains twenty-one 4 by 6 inch color prints of images that are in the slides/CDs. Photos were taken in and around Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand; U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airf...

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Creators:
Rosen, Milton, b. 1915
Dates:
bulk 1940s-1990s
Size:
4.36 Cubic Feet ((4 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four cubic feet of material documenting the aerospace career of Milton Rosen, especially his work on the Viking Rocket and Vanguard Projects. The collection includes the following types of material: a Viking scrapbook; publications written by Rosen, including articles, papers, journals, and books; Viking photographs; Nav...

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Creators:
Rohrbach Metall-Flugzeugbau GmbH (Germany)
Dates:
1925
Size:
0.18 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0649
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a single photo album documenting that Rohrbach Ro III Rotri Flying Boat.

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