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Creators:
Vernon, Victor
Dates:
1903-1948
bulk 1915-1920
Size:
0.71 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0221
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Victor Vernon was an aviation pioneer, flight instructor, U. S. Navy aviator, and airline executive. This collection consists of three scrapbooks that chronicle Vernon's aviation career.

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Creators:
Benson, Leslie A. A.
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of photographs of AEF aircraft and crews on the field, with photos both loose and in a scrapbook. Documents and unit patches are also to be found in these materials. Folder 1: Includes Benson's AEF identity card, a clipping and photo of Benson, seemingly taken from a scrapbook, and various photographs of World War I aircraft such as the DH-4 and Salmson 2, along with crews. Each image in this folder is accompanied by a 4x5" negative. Folder 2: Approximately 50 loose photographs of various sizes of World War I units and their air crews on the field. Folder 3: Documentary materials (approximately 40 pages) including letters of recommendation, an officer's record book, sugar permit, and discharge certificate. Folder 4: Photo album commemorating AEF members (approximately 50 photos). Endpapers have various uniform insignia affixed, both that of the Allied forces and of the Central Powers. Note: Folder 4 includes small 1 3/4x2 3/4" photo of Ruth Law beside wing strut, in uniform.

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Dates:
bulk 1912-1915
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inch black-paged photograph album, with captions in Russian, comes from the estate of Alexander de Seversky. It contains aerial photographs, images of the Russian officers and sailors, hangars and shipyards, and various float planes, some equipped with pontoons for use on ice. Aircraft seen in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-10 Hydro, Sikorsky S-5A, Sikorsky Il'ya Muromets on floats, Grigorovich pusher seaplane, Franco-British Aviation Co. Ltd. FBA Model C, and Maurice Farman M.F.11.

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Creators:
Town, Thomas J.
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Thomas J. Town was a deep sea diver and was in the U. S. Navy submarine force in the 1920s-1930s. Subsequent to his naval service, Town enrolled as a student at the Curtiss-Wright Technical Institute in the late 1930s. Town later worked as an engineer at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, California. This collection consists of 35 mm black and white negatives for 42 images taken in the late 1930s at Grand Central Airport in Glendale, California and at San Jacinto, California by Thomas J. Town.

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Creators:
Stephenson, Herbert L.
Dates:
1925-1968
Size:
8.06 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The "Man's Reach for the Sky" Scrapbook Collection comprises 18 volumes of aeronautical memorabilia collected by Herbert L. Stephenson from 1925 through 1968.

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Creators:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976
Dates:
1957-1963
bulk 1959-1963
Size:
1.04 Linear Feet
1.09 Cubic Feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0180
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Horace E. Weihmiller (1902-1963) was a professional aerospace consultant and pilot. During the 1950's he was an active member of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), serving as Vice President, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Chairman of the New York section, Chairman of the National Affairs Committee and a member of the Scientific Research Committee. This collection consists of correspondence, notes and reports dealing with Weihmiller's activities in the AAS from 1957 thru 1963. 1 cubic foot (3 boxes).

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Creators:
Heveran, Glenn, 1895-1960
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of Heveran's scrapbook which contains photographs and ephemera. The photographs include images of the following aircraft and aviation scenes: Curtiss H Flying Boat; SPAD XVI and XIII; de Havilland D.H.4; Salmson; Fokker D.VIII; Halberstadt C.II; Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF) S.E.5; power winch for raising a balloon; and images...

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Roth, Dieter, 1930-1998
Dates:
bulk 1884-1941
Size:
1.46 Cubic Feet ((8 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.87 cubic feet of historical maps and photographs collected by Dieter Gröschel. The maps, which are various sizes, date from approximately 1884 to 1941 and were produced in Germany, France, and England. They show parts of Russia; Germany; France; Belgium; Holland; Bavaria; and Africa; and many have hand-dr...

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Creators:
McCutcheon, Albert K.
Dates:
bulk 1940-1949
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1121
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Albert K. McCutcheon Collection consists of the following technical manuals and pamphlets: Identification and Tactical Functions of Naval Vessels: Student's Workbook, November 1943; Naval Vessels: Identification and Tactical Functions, July 1943; "Instrument Flying, August 1943; Pilots' Information File, November 1944; Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced, January 1944; Aircraft Recognition Manual"; German Language Guide; Pocket Guide of Uniform Insignia; Handbook for Army Air Forces Officers; Going Back to Civilian Life, August 1945; Pocket Guide to The Cities of Southern France; Digest of Civil Air Regulations for Pilots; Identification and Tactical Functions of Aircraft Germany Student's Workbook, November 1943; When You Are Overseas These Facts are Vital, July 1943; related worksheets and charts, including one for Chemical Warfare Agents. There is also a January 1945 target map of Northern Germany which shows Allied and enemy air base numbers.

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Creators:
Lindsay, Kester S. "Slim,", 1902-1979
Dates:
1912-1953
bulk 1929-1937
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 277 images taken by or acquired by Slim Lindsay during his stints as manager of the Curtiss Wright and Roosevelt Fields, and during his travels for the B.G. Corporation.

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