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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Judd, Michael
MacCready, Paul, 1925-
Dates:
November 8, 2002
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0842
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes nine (9) original Beta Cam SP videos documenting interviews with Paul MacCready, the father of human powered flight. MacCready invented the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross.

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
McCrane, Wallace Downs, 1896-1975
Dates:
1918-1924
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following items relating to the World War I aviation career of Wallace McCrane: two oversized rolled photographs of the 153rd and 224th Aero Squadrons; photographs; postcards; military orders; book, entitled 'Collected Materials for the Study of War'; reunion materials; and letters / postcards from a WWI Belgian Sold...

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Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
12.49 Cubic Feet ((11 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the NAR, and his association with model rocket manufacturers. The following mediums are included: photographs from model rocket meets, correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, newsletters, galley proofs, c...

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Creators:
Zimmberly, Albert.
Dates:
bulk 1944-1974
Size:
0.68 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes exhibits of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, before the Civil Aeronautics Board relating to certificates and amendments under Section 401 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended (and photocopy of same); supplemental exhibit of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, October 15, 1944, relating to certific...

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Nichols, Alan H., -1918
Dates:
1917-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a manuscript, 'Letters Home From the Lafayette Flying Corps,' comprised of Alan's correspondence during the war, his brother Jack's journal, newspaper articles, and sympathy letters to Alan's parents from his friends after his death; two letters from Alan Nichols to W.H. Nichols, September 8 and November 21, 1917; and fi...

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Creators:
Waugh, Bob
Dates:
1966
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 oversized folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of six Albatros D. Va drawings (and corresponding autopositives) were drawn by the donor, Bob Waugh.

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Creators:
Pendleton, Littleton Flippo
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0591
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a manuscript (94 unnumbered pages) detailing the history of the 1st Aero Squadron, a folder containing official documents relating to Pendleton's service and another containing an observer's notation board and a single photograph.

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Dates:
[ca. 1918]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 oversized folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0541
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of ten linen drawings and two microfilm drawings of the Adlershof R-Planes. Six of the drawings depict a twin fuselage configuration. The drawings originated at Adlershof, Germany, but there is no other information on these drawings.

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Creators:
Carter, Edward Royden, Sr.
Dates:
bulk 1924
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (2 photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two black and white prints, one approximately 3" x 5 ΒΌ" and the other approximately 3" x 4", of the Douglas World Cruiser Chicago in Hong Kong during the 1924 around-the-world flight.

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