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Creators:
Dewell, Nathaniel L., -1954
Dates:
1922-1930
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0571
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 116+ photographs, although it is suspected that there are actually some others that have not as yet been identified as belonging to this group. The photographs cover a wide array of subjects related to aviation and especially to airmail in Nebraska. Included are images of aircraft, pilots (such as William C. Hopson), and...

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Dates:
1937
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of 264 negatives, with corresponding contact prints, concerns the 2nd Bomb Group at Langley Field, Virginia. These images were shot to aid the filming of "Test Pilot," which starred Clark Gable. The images include shots of uniforms, buildings at Langley Field, Boeing B-17 bombers and images of Clark Gable's double for this film.

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Creators:
Innes, William Wallace
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-two prints of the 354th Aero Squadron, and copies of Innes' pilot log and documentation concerning his service. The collection also contains a copy of the booklet "History of the 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) A.E.F." The prints include the following aircraft: de Havilland DH-4; L.F.G. Roland D.VIA; Handley-Pag...

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Creators:
Johnston, Myriam Lahaurine
Dates:
1917-1935
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0630
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of photographs of Sergeant Johnston, his fellow servicemen and a few aircraft (including a Junkers and the USS Akron). Most of the scrapbook commemorates personal events in Myriam Lahaurine Johnston's life, such as her relations with family and friends, her wedding to H. W. Johnston, the birth and childhood of their daughter...

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Creators:
Arveson, Clarence H., 1901-1978
Dates:
1920-1922
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of photographs and loose newspaper clippings collected by Clarence Arveson. The photographs include the following: Bolling Field; aircraft located at Bolling Field, including crashed aircraft; and aviation personalities who spent time at Bolling, including Lester Maitland and Major General Courtney Whitney. There is also a p...

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Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four volumes of 'Survey of Central African Seaports and Air Routes.' The volumes include photographs, charts, and pages of text, gathered during 139 days of travel covering approximately 16,000 miles through Central Africa. The purpose of the survey was to assist the Departments [War? or a department in Pan Am?] in deter...

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Dates:
1926-1938
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains bibliographies, correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets and drafts of papers on aerial mapping and photography (one authored by Maj. James Bagley). It also contains a dictionary of photographic terms (in German) and material on various cameras and other equipment including Adam Hilger Ltd.'s Survey Stereoscope; Fairchi...

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Creators:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
1899-1984
bulk 1949-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0425
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aeronautical engineer Fred E. Weick (1899-1993) had a profound effect on light aircraft development. He was responsible for the development of NACA's low-drag cowling for radial engines, introduced the concept of "fifty foot obstacle clearance" as a measure of aircraft take-off performance, and was instrumental in the development of several aircraft, including the Piper Pawnee and Piper Cherokee.

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Creators:
Lenkowsky, Mandel
Dates:
1935-1952
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0099
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes notebooks containing scientific notes and mathematical calculations, a random assortment of journals and periodicals, published reference books, and a few advertising and promotional brochures all pertaining to American experimental military and commercial vertical flight from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. The collection also contains photographs of the following helicopters: Sikorsky XR-1, XR-4, YR-4, XR-5, XR-6, XR-6A, VS-300; Kellet XO-60 and XO-61; and Rotachute P-4. Also included are photographs of helicopters by Pitcarin, Landgraf, Greyhound Bus, Spratt, Berliner, Ochmichen, and DeBothezat.

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