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Creators:
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) in 1928 was the first woman to fly (as a passenger) across the Atlantic, and in 1932 the first woman (and second person, after Charles Lindbergh) to fly solo and nonstop across that ocean. This item is a letter sent to Joel Schaffer in 1929 by Amelia Earhart which includes a typed listing of books, compiled by New York University Professor Alexander Klemin for the Guggenheim Foundation, on the subject of aeronautics.

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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:
Douglas, Deborah G.
Dates:
1944-1994
bulk [ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Size:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985, by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. This collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book.

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Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (6 photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0096
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six photographs documenting aviation-related activities in Khartoum, Sudan, in the 1930s.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Cheung, Katherine
Dates:
1930-2017
Size:
0.92 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes, 11 VHS tapes)
0.18 Gigabytes (7 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Katherine Cheung (1904-2003) was the first woman pilot of Chinese descent to earn a pilot's license in the United States. This collection consists of material documenting the aviation career of Katherine Cheung.

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Creators:
Vernon, Victor
Dates:
1903-1948
bulk 1915-1920
Size:
0.71 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0221
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Victor Vernon was an aviation pioneer, flight instructor, U. S. Navy aviator, and airline executive. This collection consists of three scrapbooks that chronicle Vernon's aviation career.

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Creators:
Monroe, Donald
Dates:
1977 - 1984
Size:
2.36 Cubic feet (6 document boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 2.36 cubic feet of photography taken by Donald Monroe of MacCready aircraft from the 1970s to the 1980s.

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Creators:
Hall, Donald A.
Dates:
bulk 1967
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of audio recordings and a transcript of an interview conducted by telephone with Donald A. Hall in 1967. The interviewer is Tom Leech who was working on behalf of the San Diego Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). During the interview, Hall discusses his career; working with Charles Augu...

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Dates:
circa 1911
Size:
1.35 Gigabytes (10 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital image scans made from ten glass negatives depicting aviation related activities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area circa 1911. The first six images are views of a homebuilt version of a Santos-Dumont 20 Demoiselle (without an engine) on the ground. The remaining four images were taken from the grandstands during the 1911 Harvard-Boston Aero Meet held August 26 through September 4, 1911; two of these provide distant views of a Burgess F (Wright Model B) Moth biplane in flight.

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Dates:
bulk 1928-1938
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0252
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Commercial Zeppelins Collection documents German commercial Zeppelin travel during the 1930s.

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