Query: Ballooning
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection
Creators:
Knabenshue, A. Roy (Augustus Roy), 1876-1960
Dates:
circa 1890s-1960s
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (8 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0136
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately three and a half cubic feet of material relating to the life and career of A. Roy Knabenshue. The collection includes correspondence, photographic material, drawings of aircraft, and flight records.

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Alfred Edward Moore Collection
Creators:
Hazen, Henry Allen, 1849-1900
Moore, Alfred Edward
Dates:
1886-1887
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two letters from Henry Allen Hazen to Alfred Edward Moore as well as two news clippings.

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Dr. John Jeffries Estate Book
Creators:
Jeffries, John, 1745-1819
Dates:
1807-1836
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item is a ledger containing early American estates, including John Jeffries.

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Jeannette Piccard Documents and Copy Prints
Creators:
Piccard, Jeanette.
Dates:
1979
1930s
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One legal folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of items sent from Jeannette Piccard to National Air and Space Museum curator Claudia Oakes about her 1934 flight.

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Arthur T. Atherholt Collection
Creators:
Atherholt, Arthur T., 1867-1915
Dates:
1906-1913
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, a speech, flight logs, and maps documenting Atherholt's balloon racing career.

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C. F. Ritchel Ballooning Scrapbook
Creators:
Ritchel, Charles Francis
Dates:
1878-1901
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0325
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Francis Ritchel was a mechanic and general inventor, who by the mid-1880s claimed to have obtained 150 patents for various devices. This scrapbook consists of material relating to Ritchel's flights and activities between 1878 and 1901.

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A. Leo Stevens Glass Plate Photography Collection
Creators:
Stevens, Albert Leo, 1873-1944
Dates:
1900-1915
Size:
0.52 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 shoebox) (1 small shoebox))
0.89 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 37 glass negatives, 22 glass lantern slides, and 4 transparencies depicting the life and career of Stevens, circa 1900-1915. There are also corresponding negatives and contact prints for these 63 images.

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George Coleman Newspaper Article
Creators:
Holmes County Republican
Dates:
May 17, 1877
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0881
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

George Coleman developed an airship in Ohio in 1877. This collection consists of the Thursday, May 17, 1877 issue of the Holmes County Republican, Volume VII, Number 40. The front page of the newspaper features an article on Coleman.

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Salomon A. Andree 1896 Polar Expedition Collection
Creators:
Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897
Dates:
1896
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes) (1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Salomon Andrée's unsuccessful 1896 expedition, including: two oversized prints; a photograph album labeled "Spitsbergen, 1896" which includes images of life on board the ship Virgo and the Örnen balloon; and a scrapbook containing mostly Swedish newspaper article accounts of the journey.

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Thomas G. W. "Tex" Settle Collection
Creators:
Settle, Thomas G. W.
Dates:
bulk 1932-1998
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists articles, correspondence, photographs, logs and scrapbooks chronicling Tex Settles' historic balloon flights.

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