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Dates:
bulk 1906
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a photomechanical reproduction enlargement ( 17 1/8 inch by 10 3/4 inch ) of the Wright Brothers drawing of their flying machine Patent No" 821,393 sheet one (original date March 22, 1903- patent date May 22, 1906). The patent has been expertly removed from the frame and restored to a presentation level. The dimensions of the frame...

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Dates:
1909
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0237
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and gives a complete account of the many contests of the Centennial Exhibition held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1909. The following three St. Louis newspapers are represented: St. Louis Daily Globe Democrat, St. Louis Post Dispatch, and the St. Louis Star. The newspapers also includes much historical inf...

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Glenn L. Martin Company
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.16 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0771
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Manufactured by the Glenn L. Martin Company, the JRM-1 Mars (Model 170A), also known as the Martin Mars Transport, was even larger than its record setting predecessor, the Martin Mars. With the ability to carry 25,500 pounds of cargo and 105 passengers, this enormous aircraft was used by the United States Navy for overseas transport. Although the J...

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Empire Air Lines
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1950s]
bulk [ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0151
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes the following: 29 first flight air mail covers; 264 photographs (8 x 10) of Empire employees, aerial and ground photos, internal and external airplane shots and 31 miscellaneous negatives; newspaper clippings and correspondence; and a few photographs of Zimmerly Airlines. The articles discuss flights in Idaho (flight school...

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957
Dates:
1927-1933
Size:
1.15 Cubic feet ((5 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0282
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

These scrapbooks consist of press clippings covering Byrd's Antarctic expedition of 1928-30, as well as items relating to his transatlantic flight and League activities. The items cover all aspects of the expeditions from planning through public recognition after Byrd's return.

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Thompson Brothers Balloon & Parachute Company
Dates:
[ca. 1903-1939]
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of memorabilia and records relating to the company, including clippings, copperplates, expense accounts, photos, and so forth. The collection also includes a manuscript by Frank H. Thompson (1971) giving a history of the company.

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Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1925-1945
bulk 1934-1945
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0122
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains aviation ephemera from around the world, although primarily America. Most of the items are collectors cards which feature famous aviators and airplanes. They came from chewing gum and cigarette packages and feature a colorful picture of the subject on the front and a history of important events on the back. Some of the card...

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Brown, Ray, 1896-1946
Dates:
bulk 1917 -1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ray W. Brown (1896-1946) was the Manager of the Aviation Department for General Tire and Rubber Company in Akron Ohio, and received a NAA award for being the first pilot to guide an airplane entirely by radio directional compass. Besides his military flying, Brown learned to fly at Gerstner Field, Louisiana, in 1917, when he joined the US Army Air ...

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Dates:
bulk 1944-1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((4 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following three 16 mm films: "Brodie Landing System for LST," approximately 20 minutes, color, silent, 1944 Kodachrome stock; "Brodie Landing System for OSS," approximately 22 minute, b&w, sound 1944 Kodak positive stock; and "Brodie Landing System of OSS (edited)," approximately 18 minutes, b&w, sound, 1944 Kodak po...

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Gwinn Aircar Co.
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings of the Gwinn Aircar. It includes engineering and production drawings for the aircraft.

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