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Creators:
Scaturro, Jack
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection was donated by the son of Jack Scaturro who worked at Roosevelt Field during the 1920s and 1930s. Mr. Scaturro took snapshots of the facility's workers, friends and transient pilots, most notably the flamboyant Roscoe Turner and his aircraft the Gilmore Lion. The collection consists of 17 photos of the following aircraft: Aeronca C-...

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Creators:
Nichols Studio
Dates:
bulk 1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two black and white eight by ten inch (mounted on 12 by 14 inch board) photographs of the Keystone K-78 Patrician taken by Nichols Studio, 1928. In one photograph, the following Keystone personnel are shown standing in front of the aircraft: Edgar Gott, C. L. Roloson, C. Talbot Porter, and Charles Koch; in the second pho...

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Creators:
Fulton, Robert E.
Dates:
1947
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder, Document, 48 pages, mixed text and photographs, heavy acetate covers with metal wire spiral binding., 7.6 x 9.4 inches)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

"The Fulton Airphibian." Heavily illustrated sales brochure produced by Continental, Inc. to market the Continental Inc Airphibian family of aircraft; 48 pages, 1947.

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Creators:
Meyer, Robert B.
Dates:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Size:
22.45 Cubic Feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.

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Creators:
Continental, Inc
Dates:
1941-1955
Size:
4.5 Cubic Feet ((10 legal document boxes) (6 shoeboxes))
4.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the files of Continental, Inc. from early planning documents predating Continental's creation through the company's collapse in 1954. It consists of technical reports and engineering drawings from the development of the Airphibian; correspondence between Continental, the CAA, and Continental's suppliers concerning marketing...

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Creators:
Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1952-1977
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Francis Gary Powers's flying career in the Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and later pursuits. The majority of the documents deal with the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaisance mission and imprisoned. Materials include: logbooks; flight records from his military and civilian careers; a pocket diary and journal he kept during his Soviet imprisonment; letters to his parents; materials collected by his parents as his father attempted to visit him including a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev and a New Testament given to Powers by his mother during his Soviet trial; Congressional hearing material; newspaper articles; Life magazine; and several photographs of Powers.

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Creators:
Short Brothers Ltd
Dates:
1908-1944
Size:
0.3 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0538
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

'A Photographic Record of 'Short' Aircraft Designed & Constructed by Short Brothers (Rochester & Bedford) Ltd. in the Period 1908-1944.' Album contains 69 photographs by V. E. Galloway with historical descriptive text by L. Stedman. The introduction which starts the album gives a brief overview of the history of the British aircraft manufacturing c...

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Dates:
bulk 1912-1915
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inch black-paged photograph album, with captions in Russian, comes from the estate of Alexander de Seversky. It contains aerial photographs; images of the Russian officers and sailors; hangars and shipyards; and various floatplanes, some equipped with pontoons for use on ice. Aircraft seen in the photographs include the Sikorsk...

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Creators:
Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York
Dates:
1936-1940
Size:
1 microfilm reel ((1 microfilm box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a microfilm copy of the file on Alexander de Seversky compiled by his insurance company -- Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. These documents were compiled by the insurance company when they were considering insuring de Seversky in 1936 and 1940. The documents on the reel include applications and investigation reports, as w...

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Dates:
bulk 1960s through 2010
Size:
146 Cubic feet (204 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Jacques Tiziou (1939-2017) was a professional journalist and photographer, concentrating on aerospace topics. This collection includes materials from Tiziou's archive of historical documents, photography, and ephemera from the space program (both national and international) as well as his own photography and writings.

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