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Dates:
1909-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0376
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.

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Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional i...

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Creators:
Whitman, Roger B.
Dates:
1909-1911
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((7 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0517
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 163 photographs, collected by Whitman, covering early aviation activities in predominantly the United States and France. Aircraft manufacturers represented include: Wright, Curtiss, Bell, Bleriot, Antoinette, Deperdussin, Farman, Voisin, and other American, French, and British designers of the period 1909-1911. The follo...

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Creators:
El-Baz, Farouk
Dates:
circa 1965-1983
Size:
74.67 cu. ft. (54 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (7 5x8 boxes) (18 tall document boxes) (28 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7415
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers primarily document Farouk El-Baz's work at Bellcomm, his lunar studies and work with the United States Apollo program, and his participation in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program, in which astronauts in space studied the earth's deserts. Also included is his Desert Bibliography. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, minutes of m...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
1.26 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.

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Creators:
Pedersen, Ingrid, 1933-
Dates:
[ca. 1960s-1990s]
Size:
0.26 Cubic feet ((1 10x15x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook chronicling the aviation career of Ingrid Pedersen. The scrapbook contains the following types of material: photographs (black and white, color); correspondence; newspaper articles; programs; and maps.

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U.S. Army Air Corps
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.17 Cubic feet (2 reels)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0071
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Launched on November 11, 1935, from the Stratobowl near Rapid City, South Dakota, "Explorer II" carried Captain Albert Stevens, Captain Orvil Anderson, and an assortment of instruments to a world record altitude of 22,066 kilometers (72,395 feet). This collection consists of two reels of 16mm silent motion picture film relating to "Explorer II."

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Dates:
circa 1894
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1093
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

One of the most significant pre-Wright brothers aeronautical experimenters was the German glider pioneer Otto Lilienthal. This collection consists of three photographs of him.

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Dates:
1969-1972
Size:
0.68 Cubic Feet (3 audio recordings and 1 publication)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of audio recordings, in the format of LP records, pertaining to the Apollo program and a a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publication.

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Creators:
Hambleton, John Adams, 1898-1929
Dates:
bulk 1929-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one eight by ten inch photograph of John A. Hambleton; one digital print of a photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh, John A. Hambleton and others on the occasion of the first air mail from the Canal Zone's arrival in Miami, February 13, 1929; one digital print of Hambleton, Amelia Earhart and others at the opening of the 36...

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