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Creators:
Wiggin, Mabel Rodgers
Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (Three boxes and two folders.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of .8 cubic ft of material gathered by Cal Rodgers' widow, Mabel Rodgers Wiggin, in her efforts to have his 1911 transcontinental flight properly recognized and commemorated. 

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Bellanca, Giuseppe M., 1886-1960
Dates:
1919-1959
Size:
248.5 Cubic feet (245 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0055
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the archives of Giuseppe M. Bellanca and his company, including the following types of mediums: drawings, stress analysis tests, reports, photographs/negatives, documents, correspondence, patent information, newspaper clippings, business records, and financial statements.

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Creators:
Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986
Dates:
[mid-1940s-early 1960s]
Size:
3 Boxes (2 letter sized boxes, 1 legal sized box.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.XXXX-0001
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection spans the period from the mid-1940s to the early-1960s and consists ofnewspaper and magazine articles by and about Loewy, including the 1949 TIME magazine on which he appeared on the cover. Extensive clippings exist pertaining to his designs for automobiles. Also includes many articles and speeches written by and about William Snaith, a partner in the firm which was renamed Raymond Loewy/William Snaith, Inc. in 1961. A catalog from the exhibition, "Ten Automobiles," which took place at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1953, is included. Other materials include brochures printed and designed by the firm, press releases, a listing of projects, honors, and membership. Some photographs of Loewy and his design team are included. The collection does not contain any original design materials or project files.

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Creators:
Pietenpol, Bernard H.
Dates:
1933-1982
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Pietenpol Air Camper is a two-seat, open cockpit, plans-built aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol and first flown in 1928. This collection consists of fifteen drawings relating to the Pietenpol Air Camper.

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Creators:
Allen, Richard
Hagedorn, Dan
Dates:
1926-1946
Size:
10.8 Cubic feet ((24 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0512
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The aircraft registration cards include the following types of information: serial number, model and engine information, license number, who the aircraft was sold to, subsequent history and final deposition of the aircraft.

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Creators:
Dusch, James R., 1927-1995
Dates:
bulk 1940s-1950s, 1962
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 95 black and white snapshots taken by Dusch. The photographs include the following: aircraft, including Boeing B-17s and B-29s, Fairchild C-119s, and Douglas C-47s; fellow soldiers; nose art; signage, and general views of mostly stateside air bases; models of aircraft; and shots of tourist locations pre-World War II.

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Creators:
Bensen, Igor.
Dates:
bulk 1978
Size:
Enter vol amt Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Bensen B-8 Gyro-Glider documentation: Building and Operating Manual; plan drawings; Rotorcraft Dictionary; Bensen-related brochures; list of tools needed to build a gyrocopter; Building and Operating Material Specifications for Bensen Models B-8 and B-8M; Catalog No. 81 and order form; Installment Purchase Plan docum...

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Dates:
1909-1925
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1202
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Photo album that, based on caption information, appears to have been created by Benson Russell Shaw. Photographs show various aircraft and notable figures in aviation, as well as aerial photographs and scenes taken inside the Wright Company factory in Dayton, Ohio and the Lawson Aircraft Company in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Creators:
Kilgallen, Dorothy, 1913-1965.
Dates:
bulk 1936-1937
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0758
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of New York Evening Journal clippings from 13 different days throughout the month of October, 1936. Although the numerous articles found throughout these clippings all focus on the subject of Kilgallen's journey around the world, the authorship varies. The articles include first hand accounts written by Kilgallen and articl...

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Creators:
Howard, Fred.
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911 in his Wright EX biplane, named the Vin Fiz.

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