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Creators:
Sheldon, Charles Stuart, II, 1917-1981
Dates:
1934-1980
bulk 1958-1972
Size:
13.08 Cubic feet ((12 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0141
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mainly of Sheldon's research correspondence files from his tenure at CRS and NASC. The collection also reflects his activities as Staff Economist for the Joint Economics Committee (1955-57), Assistant Director, House Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration (1958), and Technical Director, House Committee on Science a...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Engineering
Dates:
1886-1956
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Division of Engineering and its predecessors. Included is early correspondence between curators and administrators of the USNM and the Smithsonian; an incomplete general correspondence file, R-Z, circa 1904-1919; annual and quarterly reports of the Division; histories of the Division of Technology, ...

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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:
Kendall, Evelyn Way
Dates:
1783-1969
Size:
4.41 Cubic feet (8 boxes; 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s in art, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, and ephemera.

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Creators:
Bettis, Cyrus
Dates:
bulk 1924-1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consist of Cyrus Bettis' logbook, photographs, correspondence and news clippings that document the Pulitzer Trophy flights as well as Bettis' career as an Army Air Service pilot.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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Creators:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961
Dates:
1887-1961
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box and 2 scrapbooks)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains two scrapbooks and the personal papers of Dr. Paul Studenski, an early aviator who flew from 1910-1913. Born in St. Petersburg, Studenski studied law and medicine before earning the 292nd license from L'Aero Club de France. He immigrated to the United States in 1911 and exercised his prodigious flying skills as instructor, test pilot and exhibition pilot before retiring from flying to distinguish himself in the fields of economics and government service.

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Creators:
Jones, Phillip
Dates:
bulk 1947
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-two snapshots taken by Phillip Jones, many of which include images of his friend Jesse Brown, as well as friends John Brannon, Sam Clauzel, and Rex Vannoy, during their Pensacola training. They are shown posing in front of a North American SNJ Texan. There are also a few shots of Pensacola training facilities as w...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1886-1932
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession xx-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Included are files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other ...

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Dates:
1980-1999
Size:
10.67 Cubic feet (12 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program.

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