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Creators:
Lippisch, Alexander, 1894-1976
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1950s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and drawings of the tailless and all-wing aircraft with which Lippisch was involved. Many of the photographs appear in Lippisch's book 'The Delta Wing: A History and Development.'

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Creators:
Continental, Inc.
Dates:
1941-1955
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet ((10 legal document boxes) (6 shoeboxes))
4.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the files of Continental, Inc. from early planning documents predating Continental's creation through the company's collapse in 1954. It consists of technical reports and engineering drawings from the development of the Airphibian; correspondence between Continental, the CAA, and Continental's suppliers concerning marketing...

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Creators:
Roderick, Walter R. interviewee
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9590
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Scaturro, Jack
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection was donated by the son of Jack Scaturro who worked at Roosevelt Field during the 1920s and 1930s. Mr. Scaturro took snapshots of the facility's workers, friends and transient pilots, most notably the flamboyant Roscoe Turner and his aircraft the Gilmore Lion. The collection consists of 17 photos of the following aircraft: Aeronca C-...

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Creators:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Dates:
1913-1973
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0525
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two annual reports, two photograph albums, and a set of microfilm of 26 scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings chronicling Rickenbacker's aviation career. The two photo albums are as follows: 'In Commemoration of the Dedication of the Rickenbacker Foundation,' and 'The Great Silver Fleet,' which features ...

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Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
10.91 Cubic feet (9,579 photographic items)
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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Creators:
Dyott, George Miller
Dates:
bulk 1910-1946
Size:
0.96 Cubic Feet ((4 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately 0.96 cubic feet of material pertaining to George Miller Dyott's aviation career including correspondence; photographs; financial records; technical drawings; military records; news clippings; a World War I field diary; calling cards; and an annotated manuscript entitled, "Flying," written by Dyott. Photographi...

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Creators:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
Dates:
1906-1947
Size:
9 Cubic feet (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The years before World War I were spent in patent litigation for aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Creators:
United States. Navy
Dates:
1942
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0438
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consisits of the complete set of the Navy WWII model drawings and a booklet explaining the project.

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Creators:
Fabre, Henri.
Dates:
1966
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0933
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Henri Fabre was an engineer trained at l'Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité who made the first seaplane flight in 1910 in an aircraft he designed and built. This collection consists of a manuscript, entitled Premier Naufrage D'Un Hydravion, by Henri Fabre that contains Fabre's account of flights he made in his seaplanes between 1906 and 1910 as well as information about other seaplanes and flights made in them by other pilots through 1911.

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