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Creators:
Riva, Peter
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
9.89 Cubic feet ((1 letter document box) (8 records center boxes) (2 shoeboxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the records kept by project manager Peter Riva and includes legal files, general office files, audio tapes, videotapes, newspaper and magazine accounts of the flight and transcripts of the account that would become the book, Voyager by Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan with Phil Patton, published by Knopf in 1987.

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Creators:
Time-Life Books, Inc.
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1983]
Size:
25.07 Cubic feet ((23 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0103
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a selection of materials from the complete information files compiled by Time-Life Book, Inc. for the preparation of their 'Epic of Flight' series of books. The materials are primarily photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, posters, maps, etc. A few original photographs, transparencies, and negative...

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Creators:
Seypelt, Albert Willibald, -1966
Dates:
1892-1941
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1985.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and motion picture film documenting the Seypelt-Kern flight. The material also includes Seypelt's aviation licenses and certificates, as well as photographs documenting his enlistment in the German army during World War I. The collection also contains material on the first westward transatlantic flight (1928), from Ireland to Labrador by 'Bremen', a Junkers W-33 monoplane piloted by Hermann Koehl, Baron Guenther von Huenefeld, and James Fitzmaurice. The collection also contains one 16mm film on the flight of the "Yankee Doodle."

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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:
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:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites maintained by the National Air and Space Museum. The "How Things Fly" website, crawled June 1, 2012, explains the basic principles that allow aircraft and spacecraft to fly. It is a companion website to the physical exhibition of the same name. The "Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display" web...

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Creators:
Armour Company
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a 'Vin Fiz' advertisement, 2 x 4 inches. One side reads: 'Greetings for the sky - Rodgers in the Vin-Fiz Flyer from New York to Los Angeles for the Hearst {dollar}50,000 ocean to ocean flight.' The other side advertises the Vin-Fiz grape drink, 'sold everywhere.'

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
1,900 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Brower, Joseph.
Dates:
bulk 1955 - 1986
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes Swissair navigational charts, Selected Stars Epoch 1960, aircraft position chart, passenger tickets and baggage checks and trip log (Flug Report); United Air Lines navigational charts, proficiency reports, and monthly flight time records; Lufthansa route forecasts, navigation logs, and weather maps; manuals, including Gyro ...

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Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0908
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the 50.25 by 34 inch route map used by the crew of the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross" in 1928. The map is from the US Department of the Navy, Hydrographic Office, "North Pacific Ocean, Eastern Part," 121st ed., with the route marked by William B. Voortmeyer, and shows his instructions on magnetic declination and expec...

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