Query: National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Burnley Mahr Space Projects Collection
Creators:
Mahr, Burnley
Dates:
1953-1994
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains materials from Mahr's work on the following projects: EOS Landsat, Orbiter, LST Hubble, Navaho, Skylab, Apollo, and the Shuttle Robot Retrieval Arm. In addition, there are also promotional materials from Rockwell International's Space Division pertaining to various spacecraft.

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited …

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Apollo Steerable S-Band Antenna System Illustrated Document
Creators:
Taggett, Peter
Dates:
Circa 1960s to 2000s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a binder of material compiled by Peter Taggett, for use in motivational speaking presentations, regarding his work at Solar Division of International Harvester on the reflectors for the Apollo Steerable S-Band Antenna System. The collection also contains a copy of the document on CD.

This collection is in English.

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A. Francis Arcier Collection
Creators:
Arcier, A. Francis, 1890-1969
Dates:
Circa 1890-1981
Size:
2.97 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0072
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A. Francis Arcier, (1890-1969) was an aviator, scientist, designer and engineer whose pioneering work in aviation design spanned six decades and earned him many honors.

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Admiral Albert C. Read, USN (Curtiss NC-4) Collection
Creators:
Read, A. C. (Albert Cushing), 1887-1967
Dates:
1919-1946
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, three oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0391
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.

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Administrative Records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Executive Officer
Dates:
circa 1974-1978
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 345
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative subject files of John Whitelaw as Executive Officer, circa 1974-1978. Much of the material consists of copies of memos, budgets, and reports, mostly routine.

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North American Rockwell (Harrison Storms) Film Collection
Creators:
Storms, Harrison A., Jr., 1915-1992
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1980s]
bulk [ca. 1960s]
Size:
3 Cubic feet ((25 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fifty-three films made by North American Rockwell during Storms' association with the corporation. This collection also consists of a folder of biographical information on Storms and 213 slides, which include the following topics: Apollo projects; Soviet spacecraft at an unknown Soviet museum; and images of the Bell …

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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Creators:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991
Dates:
1910-1988
Size:
13.72 Cubic feet (31 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the personal papers and memorabilia of Arthur Raymond Brooks. It includes photographs, correspondence, documents, and certificates relating to Brooks' aviation career, as well as personal correspondence, photographs, and diaries (1907-87).

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Louis R. Purnell Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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"Explorer II" Motion Picture Film
Creators:
U.S. Army Air Corps
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.17 Cubic feet (2 reels)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0071
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Launched on November 11, 1935, from the Stratobowl near Rapid City, South Dakota, "Explorer II" carried Captain Albert Stevens, Captain Orvil Anderson, and an assortment of instruments to a world record altitude of 22,066 kilometers (72,395 feet). This collection consists of two reels of 16mm silent motion picture film relating to "Explorer II."

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