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Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Creators:
Gampper, Frederick K., Jr.
Dates:
1917-1925
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of blueprints, a manual, newspaper articles, brochures and photographs of airships and balloons during the early part of the 20th century, usually relating to Gampper's career. The airships included are the Roma, the Wingfoot Express, and the Pony Blimp at Commercial Air Syndicate.

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Creators:
Schulze, Kurt
Dates:
bulk 1940s-2000s
Size:
6 Cubic feet ((12 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German World War II Ace Collection consists of 6 linear feet of correspondence and photographs of German aces and pilots of World War II collected by Kurt Schulze and Raymond Toliver.

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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:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. This collection consists of four original leaflets, as well as 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets

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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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Creators:
Maughan, Russell L., 1893-1958
Dates:
1917-1929
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in.

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Creators:
Arnold, Leslie P.
Dates:
1924
Size:
1.32 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes and 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0518
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, as a lieutenant in the Army Air Service, Leslie P. Arnold was a crew member in one of the three Army planes that flew 27,000 miles around the world in 175 days. This collection consists of Leslie Arnold's handwritten diary and annotated navigational charts of the journey as well as a scrapbook with images of the trip including the aircraft, gasoline tanks, pilot crew, and air-to air shots.

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Creators:
United States. President's Air Policy Commission
Dates:
1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This small collection contains working documents from the President's Air Policy Commission. Folder 1 includes 1947 drafts and memoranda. Folder 2 includes undated drafts and memoranda.

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Creators:
Henderson, John Stanley.
Dates:
bulk 1941-1952
Size:
0.95 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Included in this collection are photographs of John Stanley Henderson, fellow servicemen, and airfields; diary and notebooks; flight logs; award citations and military orders; newspaper clippings; a map of the Solomon Islands; phrase books in French and Japanese as well as the CBI Pointie Talkie; pocket guides to Egypt and Australia; The Marines Ha...

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