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Creators:
Knauer, Fred C.
Dates:
1903-1986
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0087
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.

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Creators:
Johnson, Florence
Dates:
1910-1978
bulk 1910-1915
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0068
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook was kept by Johnson's wife Florence, and is a collection of photographs and newspaper clippings outlining his career. It also contains correspondence written to Mrs. Johnson concerning her husband.

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Creators:
Johnson, Robert E., 1903-
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
4.95 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (4 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Johnson's profession papers during his tenure as Chief Field Engineer at Wright Aeronautical. It consists of correspondence relating to flight and engine testing, engine production, and civil aviation.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1960-2008
Size:
10.30 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the relocation and restoration of three Saturn V rockets the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) acquired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the early 1970s, when the Apollo Space Program concluded. One rocket, consisting entirely of stages and spacecraft intended to be lau...

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Creators:
Crouch, Tom D.
Dates:
circa 1989-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Tom D. Crouch, Curator of Aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Aeronautics Department. The papers mostly consist of Crouch's memoranda and correspondence with professional organizations, committees, corporations, and scholars pertaining to his personal interests in aeronautics a...

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Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional i...

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Creators:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1876-2006
Size:
26 Linear feet
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation in the Spanish Civil War, and the operational history of the Soviet Air Force in World War II.

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Creators:
Moisant, John, 1868-1910
Moisant, Alfred, 1862-1929
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964
Dates:
1910-1912
Size:
5 Cubic feet (3 oversized boxes)
Please handle the scrapbooks very carefully, as they are in poor condition due to general use.
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0535
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This Moisant Family Scrapbooks consist of three oversized scrapbooks containing newspaper accounts of the Moisants' flying escapades, as well as press releases and writings. The articles also discuss the following aviators who were involved with the Moisants: Harriet Quimby, Roland Garros, Rene Barrier, Rene Simon, John J. Frisbie, Charles Hamilton, and Shakir S. Jerwan.

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Dates:
1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0932
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Zeppelin Company, founded in 1908 by Ferdinand von Zeppelin, was a pioneer company renowned for its airships and transoceanic commercial air service. This collection consists of three copies of a pop-up model of a Zeppelin airship, dated 1910, printed in full color and with parts marked by number.

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Dates:
bulk 1898-1920
Size:
0.94 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0331
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of scrapbooks belonging to Caroline S. Mitchell, relating to William Mitchell. The scrapbooks contain photos from the first two decades of Mitchell's military career, from 1898 through 1920. Although no photos cover the World War I period, there are a number of photographs relating to the periods just before and just afterw...

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