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Dates:
bulk 1928-1938
Size:
1.74 Cubic Feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0252
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection highlights German commercial Zeppelin travel during the 1930s, and includes the following: a history of flights; route maps; photographs, including interior shots of the accommodations and fittings of the LZ 127 "Graf Zeppelin;" a schedule of sailings and fares; a description of the four medals struck to honor the LZ 127 "Graf Zeppe...

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Creators:
Ya-Ching, Lee
Dates:
1938-1970
Size:
11.9 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9.3 cubic feet of material chronicling Lee Ya-Ching's role as a pilot trying to raise funds for China during World War II. The collection contains the following types of material: correspondence, both official and personal; maps; 8 mm films; publications; newspapers; invitation; programs from events; lecture notes; scripts from radio shows; photographs, both official and snapshots; trip schedules and agendas; address books; scrapbooks; and official paperwork and licenses.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)/United States, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Astrophysics Data System (ADS) website as it existed on June 2, 2015. This website is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics, operated by SAO under a NASA grant. This accessio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)/United States, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Astrophysics Data System (ADS) website as it existed on October 28, 2015. This website is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics, operated by SAO under a NASA grant. This ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1886-1932
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession xx-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Included are files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other ...

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Creators:
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Dates:
circa 1958-1974
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are the papers of Brian Harold Mason, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason curates and classifies the more than 700 meteorites recovered each year from Antarctica under a joint Smithsonian-National Aeronautics and Space Administration-National Science Foundation. His research focuses on the mineralogy...

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Creators:
Kelsey, Benjamin Scovill, 1906-1981
Dates:
1920-1947
1977
Size:
0.65 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photo album and a scrapbook kept by Benjamin Scovill "Ben" Kelsey to document his life and aviation career. The collection also includes Kelsey's U. S. Army Air Forces "Air Route Manual: United States to Great Britain," dated May 25, 1942, prepared for use by the first flights of military aircraft across the North Atlantic in support of Operation Bolero.

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Creators:
Flakne, Joseph.
Dates:
bulk 1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0500
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Three photographs of Charles Lindbergh's Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" taken by Joseph Flakne at Little Falls, Minnesota, during Lindbergh's 1928 U.S. Tour.

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1979-2002
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum. Materials primarily document DeVorkin's editing of a book for the National Geographic Society titled Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe, preparation of his own books and manuscripts such a...

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Creators:
Allen, Richard
Hagedorn, Dan
Dates:
1926-1946
Size:
10.8 Cubic Feet ((24 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0512
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The aircraft registration cards include the following types of information: serial number, model and engine information, license number, who the aircraft was sold to, subsequent history and final deposition of the aircraft.

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