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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Dates:
1971-1988
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents exhibitions created by the Aeronautics Division for the opening of the National Air and Space Museum in 1976 as well as updates, revisions, and new exhibitions in the late 1970s and early 1980s. This accession also documents exhibitions at the smaller museum located at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, ...

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Creators:
Piloty, Elisabeth, b. 1924
Dates:
1951
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Elisabeth Piloty's flight aboard a Pan American Airways (Pan Am) Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser from Frankfurt, Germany to New York in August 1951.

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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:
United States. Navy
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-one U.S. Navy photographs compiled for the press kit prepared for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission as well as a teletype news article about the recovery.

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Creators:
United States. Office of Naval Research
Dates:
bulk 1961
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two reels of magnetic tape recordings and three copies of the transcript of these tapes which runs to 42 pages plus a cover sheet. The tapes contain in-flight voice transmissions from the Stratolab-High 5 flight.

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Creators:
Jarecki, Franciszek, 1931-
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one Polish Air Force pilot's certificate; one pilot grade certificate; one copy of LIFE Magazine, dated April 6, 1953, featuring an article by Jarecki on his flight; on copy of This Week Magazine for August 23, 1953, with Jarecki's flight as cover story; one photocopied article from the Erie Daily Times, September 30, 1985; one photograph of a meeting of businessmen in the White House's Oval Office that includes Jarecki; one photograph of Frank Jarecki, Francis S. Gabreski, and James H. Doolittle; and the front page of the New York Times, dated March 6, 1953, matted on cardboard.

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Creators:
Harper's Magazine
Dates:
bulk 1878
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The cover of Harper's Weekly in New York, on 13 July 1878, depicts Ritchel's airship in flight.

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Creators:
United States. Air Force. Continental Air Command
Dates:
1949 - 1983
Size:
0.59 Cubic feet (One letter box, and one slim letter box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fifteen aviation technical manuals from Continental Air Command and TWA Flight Operations Training Center.

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Creators:
Mock, Geraldine L. "Jerrie"
Dates:
1964
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Flying the Spirit of Columbus, Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to pilot an aircraft around the world. This collection consists of a partial world map that has Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's around the world flight route marked in red ink.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1990-1991
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of laserdisc versions of films produced for the National Air and Space Museum. The laserdisc versions were created by Lumivision Corporation from existing IMAX Corporation films. "To Fly!" celebrates the fulfillment of man's ancient dream of flight, chronicling man's successful attempt to overcome time and distance ...

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