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Creators:
Law, Ruth
Dates:
bulk 1916-1919
1912-1963
Size:
1.67 Cubic feet (1 flatbox; 1 slim legal document case)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0387
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ruth Law was the third American woman to earn her pilot's license. The Ruth Law Collection chronicles her aviation career with most materials dating from 1916 to 1919. The largest part of the collection is a scrapbook, with additional loose materials, containing the following types of items: photographs; newspaper clippings; correspondence; magazine articles; programs; and ribbons.

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Creators:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1876-2006
Size:
26 Linear feet
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation in the Spanish Civil War, and the operational history of the Soviet Air Force in World War II.

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Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

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Creators:
Brown, David M.
Dates:
1970-2005
bulk 1980-2002
Size:
11.76 Cubic Feet (33 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The David M. Brown Papers consist of almost twelve cubic feet of archival material documenting his career as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, naval aviator, and NASA astronaut. It includes Brown's diaries, manuals, checklists, certificates, workbooks, notebooks, and related training materials.

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Creators:
Skelton, Betty, 1926-
Dates:
circa 1920-2005
Size:
8.21 Cubic feet (10 legal document boxes, 4 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 2002 Betty Skelton donated a collection of materials outlining her career as an aviatrix and race car driver to the National Air and Space Museum. The donated material consists primarily of news clippings, pamphlets, magazines, photographs, and scrapbooks covering the span of Ms. Skelton's career.

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Creators:
Soubiran, Robert
Dates:
1914-1949
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert Soubiran was a World War I pilot, a member of the Lafayette Escadrille, and a photographer. This accession contains biographical material on Soubiran and includes WW I photographs of aircraft flyers, soldiers, and war scenes. This accession also includes newspaper articles, correspondence, life insurance policies, discharge papers, and obitu...

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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:
Ryan, John
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((3 fplders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material: 54 b&w photographs of Tinian, Marianas, including images of the Boeing B-29 Enola Gay, aerial views of the Island, aircraft, hangers and many shots of the Engine Service Group mounting or tearing down engines; 93 b&w snapshots of nose art; and articles and booklets on Tinian, the Marianas, and Boe...

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Creators:
Dewell, Nathaniel L., -1954
Dates:
1922-1930
Size:
(1 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0571
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 116+ photographs, although it is suspected that there are actually some others that have not as yet been identified as belonging to this group. The photographs cover a wide array of subjects related to aviation and especially to airmail in Nebraska. Included are images of aircraft, pilots (such as William C. Hopson), and...

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Creators:
Young, Edward H.
Dates:
bulk 1909-1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0685
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mainly of Young's correspondence, which is divided into three sections: the first concerns the publishing of some of Young's articles; the second concerns the advertising of Oriental University's aeronautical courses in Fly magazine; and the third concerns Young's arranging of an aeronautical exhibition in Washington, DC in...

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