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Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
1911 - 1976
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one cubic foot of research material gathered by Eileen Lebow to write Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fiz: The First Transcontinental Flight. The following types of material are included, which trace Rodgers' flight: copy photographs; vintage prints and postcards; copies of newspaper articles; and brochures.

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Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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Creators:
Vieta, Robert S.
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Radio and Geoastronomy Division
Dates:
1978-1983
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 517
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created primarily by Arthur Edward Lilley as head of the division. Basic administrative files include information on the Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC) and its Haystack Observatory in Westfield, Massachusetts; international astronomical organizations; and projects of two investigators of the division, M...

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Creators:
Rockwell International
Dates:
1976-1981
Size:
5.68 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (5 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documentation on the NASM HiMAT. The material includes correspondence, color photographs, test information, computer programs, printouts, punch tapes, and schematics.

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Creators:
Smith, Richard K.
Dates:
circa 1918-1969
Size:
1.9 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0418
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Smith] Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, published materials, maps, and photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of aircraft logs, naval ship logs, weather reports, progress reports, biographies of the participants, information on the construction of the NC Aircraft and the general planning for the flight, and original material on the thirtieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the flight.

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Dates:
1977
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine postal covers commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles Augustus Lindbergh's historic flight from New York to Paris in 1927 and the following good will tour.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Ford Motor Company.
Science Museum of London
Dates:
1928-1986
Size:
9.3 Cubic feet ((3 48"x36"x3" drawers))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0152
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings of the 1903 Wright Flyer executed at various times during the life of the aircraft: Science Museum of London Drawings -- commissioned when the aircraft was on loan to the Museum; Ford Drawings -- sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which were supervised by Orville Wright and Charles Taylor; Christman Drawings --...

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Creators:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.
Dates:
1933
Size:
1.01 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three scrapbooks on Wiley Post's U.S. Goodwill Tour made following his 1933 solo round the world flight. Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was an American aviator famed for his record flights, including his solo round the world flight, and for his work in high-altitude flight.

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