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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:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 Cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1982-1986
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of curator Robert C. Mikesh, documenting the receipt and return of an incoming loan for "The Golden Age of Flight" Gallery, 1984-1986. The loan refers to a reproduced aircraft used for racing. Materials include correspondence, notes, picture postcard, photographs, condition reports, loan agreement, and relate...

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Creators:
Smith, Floyd
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0684
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a variety of correspondence and published articles, some authored by Smith himself. One part of the correspondence is a set of letters between Arthur Lapham and Ernest Jones, on the verification of the history of the early parachute jumpers. There is also a set of letters between Floyd and Hilder Smith and Jones, and lat...

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Creators:
Knight, James H. "Jack"
Dates:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence between Jack Knight a...

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Creators:
Hedgpeth, James A.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 75 photographs of Word War II bombings of France, specifically of Cologne. Aerial reconnaissance photographs make up the majority of the collection, although there are also photographs of a mapping room as well as a few pictures taken on the ground of the bombing damage. This collection also includes two prints of a Lockhee...

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Dates:
1909
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0237
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and gives a complete account of the many contests of the Centennial Exhibition held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1909. The following three St. Louis newspapers are represented: St. Louis Daily Globe Democrat, St. Louis Post Dispatch, and the St. Louis Star. The newspapers also includes much historical inf...

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Creators:
Ellyson, Theodore Gordon, 1885-1928
Dates:
1911-1914
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0615
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of letters written between Ellyson and others concerning then-Lieutenant Ellyson's aviation experiments of 1911-1914. Many of the letters are directed to Captain Washington I. Chambers and include monthly progress reports and travel and expense statements.

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Creators:
Beech Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1930-1940
Size:
1.54 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 records center box))
1.46 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0196
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a pictorial history of the development, design, manufacture, shipment, and delivery of Beech Model 17s. The material consists of photos showing details of engineering drawings, assembly parts and process, completed aircraft on line and in flight, and advertising art.

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Creators:
Atherholt, Arthur T., 1867-1915
Dates:
1906-1913
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, a speech, flight logs, and maps documenting Atherholt's balloon racing career.

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