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Creators:
Church, Michael P. (Michael Paul), 1907-1991
Dates:
1934-1984
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.churmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

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Gilpatric, John Guy, 1896-1950
Dates:
1910-1950
bulk 1910-1918
Size:
2.17 Cubic feet (10 folders, 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0220
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

John Guy Gilpatric (1896-1950) was one of America's earliest aviators. Although not officially an Early Bird, he first learned to fly in 1912 at the age of sixteen. That same year he gained notoriety by setting a new American record when he reached an altitude of nearly 5,000 feet with a passenger on board. During his teenage years, Gilpatric gave flying lessons and flew in air exhibitions, eventually becoming employed as a test-pilot. He later worked as an aviation instructor in Toronto, Canada, teaching the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Following the United States' entry into World War I in 1917, Gilpatric enlisted in the Army Air Service as a First Lieutenant, where he was stationed overseas as Engineering Officer, First Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). The collection contains four scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, licenses and identity cards, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and periodicals, which chronicle his aviation career and military service.

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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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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Dates:
1981-2006
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records created and maintained by John Fleckner during his tenure as Senior Archivist, 2005- , and Chief Archivist, 1982-2004. The materials document his role in National Museum of American History (NMAH) committees and initiatives, exhibitions, collections acquisitions, information technology, collections manage...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-211
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, productions, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) programs. Ma...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the buil...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-2004
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, training, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) programs. Records ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1941-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the tenure of Ernest A. Lachner (1915-1996), Associate Curator and Curator, 1949-1981 in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. Materials include correspondence, certificates, reports and a small amount of papers relating to Lachner's service with World War II U. S. Army ...

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Creators:
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
Dates:
1966-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-205
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of David Challinor, biologist, naturalist, and science advisor. Challinor served the Office of the Secretary as Special Assistant for Tropical Biology, 1966-1967, before joining the Office of International Activities as Deputy Director, 1967-1969, and later Director, 1969-1971. In 1971, Challinor ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2006
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, publications, exhibitions, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian programs. Materials include c...

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