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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
1889-2011
Size:
20.5 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-376
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Space History Division at the National Air and Space Museum, 1981- , with earlier records dating from when he was assistant professor of astronomy at Central Connecticut State College, as well as during the years he attended high school and college. DeVorkin specializes...

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Creators:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Dates:
1953
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sarah Kilgore worked for the Arabian American Oil Company in Saudia Arabia during the 1950s; in 1953 she took a trip around the world, becoming a charter member of Pan American's Round-the-World Clipper Club. The collection consists of a 16 by 18 inch Pan American World Airways Clipper Club certificate and accompanying letter.

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Dates:
1936
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder), 6 gelatin silver print photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six photographs of Charles A. Lindbergh with Frederick (F.G.) and Blossom Miles inspecting Lindbergh's new Miles M.12 Mohawk airplane on the ground at Woodley Aerodrome, near Reading (Berkshire), England, and making a test flight, circa August 1936.

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Creators:
Fabre, Henri.
Dates:
bulk 1960
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0933
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a manuscript, entitled Premier Naufrage D'Un Hydravion, by Henri Fabre. The manuscript is 59 pages long, plus a title page with a preface on the reverse, and is bound inside a glossy cardstock cover with plastic spiral binding. The manuscript is dated March 30, 1966 and is marked No. 16 on the reverse of the last page. I...

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Dates:
bulk 1942-1943
Size:
0.47 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0844
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook containing 44 black and white photographs of various sizes as well as four typewritten pages describing the photographs and the flight tests they depict. Photographs are divided into five "exhibits." Exhibit I is noted to be the solid propellant jet unit. Exhibit II depicts flight tests conducted from April 7...

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Creators:
Heath Aircraft Corp (Heath Airplane Co)
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Size:
0.67 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 77 technical drawings produced by the Heath Company covering various aspects of different aircraft models including the Heath LNA-40; Heath Super Parasol; Heath LNB-4; Heath SNA-40 Continental Parasol; and the Heath CNA-40. There are also drawings for a stabilizer and various kinds of skis for a Stinson (Ai...

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Creators:
La Vove, Arthur., 1909-1993
Dates:
bulk 1930-1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an original draft manuscript for "Hump Drivers" written by Arthur La Vove around 1946. The story is structured as a series of vignettes and recalls La Vove's experiences in the China-Burma-India (CBI) theater during World War II. A print made from an original drawing by La Vove introduces many of the chapters. There are ...

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Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0491
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.

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Creators:
Simons, Vera
Dates:
bulk 1960s-1980s
Size:
23.5 Cubic Feet ((22 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 23 cubic feet of material relating to Vera Simons' ballooning and art careers. Types of materials include: newspaper articles, flight covers, photographs, slides, audio recordings, and reports relating to Simons' time with Winzen Research, inc. and her "Da Vinci" and "Aerolus" projects.

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Dates:
1965-1966
Size:
1 Gigabyte
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 954 JPG files scanned by Richard Dumas from his photographs/ negatives (both color and black and white) that include shots of the base life, personnel, and aircraft of the 6252nd Tactical Fighter Wing as well as shots of the local Vietnamese people.

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