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Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)
Dates:
1946-[ca. 1960s]
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists primarily of what are referred to as V-2 Reports, being the minutes of meetings held by the Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel and others. These contain meeting agenda, reports of completed firings of V-2 rockets, statements of results and suggestions for future tests.

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Creators:
Downey, John L.
Dates:
[ca. 1945]
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-four copy prints concerning the 509th Composite Group, 393rd Bomb Squadron, personnel and aircraft during their service at Tinian, 1945. The following crew members are featured: Robert Petrolli; John Downey; Thomas Brumagin; Harry Davis; Edward Costello; Paul Tibbets; Myron Farya; Stanley G. Steinke; John Canton; ...

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Creators:
Beech Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1930-1940
Size:
1.54 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 records center box))
1.46 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0196
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a pictorial history of the development, design, manufacture, shipment, and delivery of Beech Model 17s. The material consists of photos showing details of engineering drawings, assembly parts and process, completed aircraft on line and in flight, and advertising art.

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Creators:
Allied Air Forces. Directorate of Intelligence
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
10.9 Cubic Feet ((10 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0183
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of intelligence summaries from the Allied Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II. These reports, issued weekly, contained pertinent information for pilots about the progress of the war including information on Allied attacks and their effects, enemy strengths and movements, new armaments and tactics...

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Creators:
Bech, George N., Jr.
Dates:
1940-1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0474
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of George Bech's diary, detailing his life and missions from December 11, 1943 to July 1, 1944, as well as original photographs and copy prints of the Bonnie B, George Bech, and the 303rd Bomb Group. There is also a memorandum of special orders from Headquarters, Air Transport Command, 3/16/1944.

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Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
0.52 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0598
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 27 glass lantern slides focusing on these two Japanese bombers. These aircraft were possibly flown during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. The slides show parts of these aircraft including wings, fuselages, and wheels.

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Creators:
Glenn L. Martin Company
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.16 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0771
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Manufactured by the Glenn L. Martin Company, the JRM-1 Mars (Model 170A), also known as the Martin Mars Transport, was even larger than its record setting predecessor, the Martin Mars. With the ability to carry 25,500 pounds of cargo and 105 passengers, this enormous aircraft was used by the United States Navy for overseas transport. Although the J...

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Creators:
Honeyman, Marian Stewart
Dates:
bulk 1914-1964
Size:
0.11 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0851
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a clothbound scrapbook, with leather spine, sized 15-3/8 x 11-5/8 inches. On the spine, embossed in gold, "My First Flight - Marian Stewart Honeyman - 1914." The scrapbook contains eleven pages, seven of which contain material on one side. The contents include seven black and white photographs of various sizes, with capt...

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Zeppelin (Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH) (Germany)
Dates:
bulk 1936
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0872
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the menu, dated October 10, 1936, from Ms. Emma Kauert's trip on the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg. The cover features a representation of the Hindenburg in flight and a photograph of Zeppelin hangars in Friedrichschafen, Germany.

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Creators:
Walpole, George. Earl of Orford
Dates:
bulk 1785
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0995
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 16 x 12 inch folded, handwritten letter, with a partial wax seal. In this letter to Lord Sydney, written less than three months after Jean-Pierre Blanchard's successful crossing of the English Channel with Dr. John Jeffries, Walpole expresses confidence in the importance of ballooning as a military advancement.

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