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Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Creators:
Abrams Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1938-1940
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet (Two oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0080
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of six Abrams Explorer drawings, 1938-1940.

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Creators:
Air France
Trans World Airlines
Dates:
1978
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One legal folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession consists of ephemera relating to Virginia D. Martus and Dorothy K. de Silva's Air France Concorde flight on May 28, 1978.

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Creators:
LaRocca, Candace
Dates:
1968-1972
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of materials relating to Candace LaRocca's career as a United Air Lines flight attendant.

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Piloty, Elisabeth, b. 1924
Dates:
1951
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Elisabeth Piloty's flight aboard a Pan American Airways (Pan Am) Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser from Frankfurt, Germany to New York in August 1951.

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Creators:
Kubler, George A., 1876-1943.
Dates:
[18--]
Size:
66,000 Items (39 vertical file drawers)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.XXXX-0020
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists ofapproximately 66,000, high quality engravings collected by Kubler from European and American books and periodicals dating almost exclusively from the 19th century.Portraits and city views document the social history and material culture of the period. Specific topics covered include archery, boxing, funerals, irrigation, milk, peddlers, riots, stenography, volcanos, and wrecks, among others. Among the publications from which illustrations were removed are Harper's weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Puck, Illustrated London News, and King's New York City Views. Dates Kubler noted on the individual items are the dates on which the illustrations appeared in the publication from which they were extracted, not the date of the events or subjects being documented. Each print is mounted on tissue. Folders marked by a red circle indicate extremely rare prints.

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Creators:
National Air Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1948-1949
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0393
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook chronicles the return of the Wright 1903 Flyer to the United States, beginning with the early negotiations with England to the reception at the Smithsonian following receipt of the aircraft.

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Creators:
Little, John
Dates:
2012, 2014
Size:
0.02 Cubic Feet (1 oversized folder)
17.02 Megabytes (4 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five images taken by John Little of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) mounted atop the Boeing Model 747-100 NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) (NASA 905) in flight over Washington, D. C. prior to delivery to the Smithsonian. The collection also contains one additional digital photograph taken by John Little in 2014 which shows an Air France Airbus A380 in low flight over Dulles International Airport.

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Creators:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Dates:
1964-1973
Size:
1.66 Cubic Feet (1 record center box and 2 tubes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0055
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material documenting the structural testing of Grumman's Apollo Lunar Module system.

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Creators:
Glenn, John Herschel, Jr., 1921-2016
Dates:
January 15, 1964
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter written by John Herschel Glenn, Jr. to Tim Jones, dated January 15, 1964. In the letter, which is on Glenn's National Aeronautics and Space Administration letterhead, Glenn discusses his thoughts on faith both during his orbital flight as well as in a general sense.

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