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Creators:
Smerdon, John Earl, Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1945-1963
Size:
0.28 Cubic Feet ((2 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

EThis collection consists of papers relating to John Earl Smerdon, Jr.'s military career including log books, pilot's licenses, photographs, correspondence, military records, and newsclippings. The log books cover the years of 1945-1963. The photographs are almost exclusively black and white and range in size from 3.5 by 2.5 inches up to 8 by 10 in...

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Dates:
bulk 1974-1978
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 1974 edition of the Ida Van Smith Flight Clubs, Inc. Journal, signed by Smith, and two Negro Airmen International Inc. membership cards for Teddie N. Hayes, 1976 and 1978.

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Creators:
Reed, George W., Lieutenant General
Dates:
bulk 1941-1942
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of materials gathered by George W. Read during his 1941 trip from Fort Knox, Kentucky, to Cairo, Egypt, to observe General Erwin Rommel and his troops in North Africa. The material includes the following: correspondence describing the flights to North Africa; Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) system map; Pan Am pos...

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Creators:
Mills, George H., 1895-1975
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1930-1949
Size:
13.39 Cubic feet (24 legal document boxes; 7 flatboxes)
14.95 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The George Henry Mills Collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1994 by Mills' daughter, Mrs. Georgia Mills Head.

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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-344
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Antarctic Meteorite Program section of the Department of Mineral Sciences website as it existed on February 16, 2017. The program is a cooperative agreement between the National Science Foundation, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution which provides for...

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Creators:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
circa 1910-1953
Size:
1.69 Cubic Feet (128 microfilm boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0461
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of duplicate microfilm of individual aircraft records for the United States Air Force (USAF). The microfilm covers aircraft owned by the US Army Air Service, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, USAF, and the National Guard starting in July of 1923 and including those dropped from the active inventory before June 30, 1955. (Master films are held by the Air Force Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, AL.) Each record card consists of a complete record of aircraft transfers (duty locations) from acceptance until retirement. Duty locations do not include unit, only theater/air base.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2013-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Galactic Gazette" as it existed on February 16, 2016. The blog is a shared effort between the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library, the Harvard College Observatory Plate Stacks, and the United States, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Astrophysics Data ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) as they existed on June 20, 2016. Both relate to the Astrophysics Data System (ADS) which is operated by SAO on behalf of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The website consists of a form for searching the...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1995-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-248
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "Ocean Planet," one of the Smithsonian Institution's first websites, as it existed on April 23, 2015. A preview of the website was first made available on April 20, 1995, as part of the press preview of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) website of the same name, but did not officially launch until Ma...

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