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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1980-1993
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of videotapes featuring news related stories about exhibitions, special events, and curatorial activities at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Some noteworthy videotapes include television interviews with Roger G. Kennedy, former Director of NMAH; coverage of opening events for the Duke Elli...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1977-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Portrait Gallery that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998, and Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996. The materials document the museum, its ...

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Creators:
Arianespace
Dates:
bulk 1985-1998
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information on Ariane 5, Intelsat 702, PanAmSat, Ariane V16 - Spot 1 - Viking, Ariane V13 and V14 Launches, and Arianespace Flight 107. Also included here are six 5 x 7 color photographs. Pictured in the photographs are Jean-Marie Luton (chairman and CEO of Arianespace), Ariane flight 101, Arianespace flight 108 (NILESAT 10...

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Creators:
Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Dates:
bulk 1988-1998
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information relating to OSC's various programs, services, and launch vehicles, including ORBCOMM, ORBIMAGE, SeaStar, Pegasus, VaStar, OrbNet, DataSat-X, Transfer Orbit Stage (TOS) vehicle, Taurus, and PegaStar. Also included are OSC's joint ventures, agreements, and correspondence with several companies including Hercules A...

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United States. Navy
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-one U.S. Navy photographs compiled for the press kit prepared for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission as well as a teletype news article about the recovery.

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Dates:
bulk 1960-1966
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the Agena Rocket Vehicles portion of the Ranger Program gathered by John Campbell, former Lockheed Missiles and Space employee, 1960-1966. The following types of material are included: a Lockheed internal publication and memos; eight by ten inch, mostly black and white, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates. Administrative Office
Dates:
1979-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of the Smithsonian Institution's annual Kite Festival. Materials include budget estimates, correspondence, memoranda, volunteer information, requests for services, miscellaneous notes, invoices, brochures, photographs, magazines, and press releases.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Libraries
Dates:
2007-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) website and blog as they existed on April 30, 2014. The SIL website includes information about the library system and its projects, collections, resources, and activities. In addition, the website includes webcasts, press releases, and the "e-Connect Newsletter." Due to te...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Public Information Office
Dates:
1971-1985
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-049
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of general correspondence and memoranda with advertising agencies, corporations, Smithsonian staff, and television and radio stations concerning announcements and public service notices of museum events and activities; memoranda with staff concerning museum contributions to Smithsonian publications; press releases; ...

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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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