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Creators:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012
Dates:
1970-2012
Size:
24 Cubic feet (63 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Sally K. Ride Papers consists of over 23 cubic feet of papers, photographs, certificates, and film, created or collected by Sally Ride and chronicling her career from the 1970s through the 2010s. The papers document Ride's lifetime of achievements and include material relating to her astronaut training and duties; her contributions to space policy; her work as a physicist; and her work as an educator, including Sally Ride Science and related STEM projects.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Imagining Spacewalks" Tumblr blog as it existed on April 14, 2017. The blog was inspired by the National Air and Space Museum's exhibition "Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity." The blog allows users to submit images, artifacts, and stories that celebrate the rich history of humans ventu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Enterprises
Dates:
2012-2016
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of "Air & Space" magazine (Volume 27, Number 2 through Volume 31, Number 1), which is published bi-monthly by Smithsonian Enterprises and may occasionally include special issues. The magazine documents the world of aviation and space flight today, plus offers in-depth coverage about flight history, ...

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Creators:
North American Rockwell Corp
Dates:
1968
Size:
0.04 Cubic feet (One 16mm film.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 16mm film describes possible Apollo Service Module applications in a post—Project Apollo era, 1968.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-209
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Imagining Spacewalks" Tumblr blog as it existed on April 8, 2015. The blog was inspired by the National Air and Space Museum's exhibition "Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity." The blog allows users to submit images, artifacts, and stories that celebrate the rich history of humans ventur...

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Creators:
Copland, Harry Depew, 1896-1976
Dates:
1917-1953
Size:
0.78 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (3 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0439
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three boxes of 4' and 3' glass slides, dating from the early 1930s. The slides are probably from 1919-1932 when Copland was an instructor and lecturer for Curtiss Flying Service, Inc. There are also seven log books chronicling both Copland's civilian and military flights (1917-1942) and numerous private and commerical pi...

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Creators:
Howard, Fred.
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911 in his Wright EX biplane, named the Vin Fiz.

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Read, A. C. (Albert Cushing), 1887-1967
Dates:
1919-1946
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, three oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0391
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976, 1978-1979, 1986, 1992, undated
Size:
1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Place of Dreams;" "Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring;" "Reunions: Memories of an American Experience;" "To Fly!;" "Uncovering the Earth;" and "Berlin Airlift." "Place of Dreams" features a close-up look at the National Air and Space Museum's unparalleled co...

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Creators:
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978
Dates:
[ca. 1950s]
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (1 23.5x19x4 flatbox) (1 16x13.5x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.

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