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Dates:
June 12, 1939, through April 22, 1940
bulk June 28, 1939, through July 4, 1939
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0309
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook, "To Europe By Air," assembled by railroad executive William J. Eck to document his trip June 28 to July 4, 1939, on Pan American Airways' (PAA) first transatlantic passenger flight on the Boeing Model 314 Clipper "Dixie Clipper" flying boat and containing information on its crew, passengers, and ports of call.

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Dates:
1969
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter, in a commemorative postal cover, written by Ernest Frederick Fearn on board the USS Arlington while waiting for splashdown of Apollo 10. The collection also contains a color photograph of Fearn, in uniform, with his wife, Donna.

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Creators:
Vieta, Robert S.
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

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Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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United States. Navy
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-one U.S. Navy photographs compiled for the press kit prepared for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission as well as a teletype news article about the recovery.

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Creators:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1970
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1145
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one preliminary copy of the Apollo 15 Lunar Module LM-10 Flight Controller Systems Handbook, which consists mostly of tables and drawings. This preliminary copy was used in-house but is incomplete as it lacks Section 7 (EMU), Section 13 (Lunar Surface Equipment), and some of the Section 3 drawings are incomplete.

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1959
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0189
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains data on the Big Joe capsule and its operation. The material includes blueprints of the thermocouple, telemetry, cooling, instrument, intercom, and other systems. It also contains notes and information on operations, afterbody assembly, personnel assignments, and safety measures, as well as other aspects of the work performe...

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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1911-1973
bulk 1911-1940
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0423
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the research material used by curators Robert Mikesh and Claudia Oakes to prepare Exhibition Flight (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1973), a companion volume to the Exhibition Flight exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Russo, Carolyn
Dates:
bulk 1992-1997
Size:
2.36 Cubic feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection will consist of three series of materials: biographical material, transcripts of interviews with the pilots and negatives and photographs. The contact sheets were added on March 26, 2007. A copy of the media digest for Women in Flight, (prepared by NASM's Office of Public Affairs) was added to this collection in June of 2007.

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Creators:
Jarecki, Franciszek, 1931-
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one Polish Air Force pilot's certificate; one pilot grade certificate; one copy of LIFE Magazine, dated April 6, 1953, featuring an article by Jarecki on his flight; on copy of This Week Magazine for August 23, 1953, with Jarecki's flight as cover story; one photocopied article from the Erie Daily Times, September 30, 1985; one photograph of a meeting of businessmen in the White House's Oval Office that includes Jarecki; one photograph of Frank Jarecki, Francis S. Gabreski, and James H. Doolittle; and the front page of the New York Times, dated March 6, 1953, matted on cardboard.

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