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Creators:
Glenn L. Martin Company
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.16 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0771
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Manufactured by the Glenn L. Martin Company, the JRM-1 Mars (Model 170A), also known as the Martin Mars Transport, was even larger than its record setting predecessor, the Martin Mars. With the ability to carry 25,500 pounds of cargo and 105 passengers, this enormous aircraft was used by the United States Navy for overseas transport. Although the J...

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Creators:
Hernick, John
Dates:
bulk 1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six 3 by 4.5 inch black and white snapshots of Amelia Earhart in March of 1937, in Honolulu, Hawaii, during her first attempt at the around-the-world flight. The snapshots include images of Earhart and Paul Mantz, as well as shots of her aircraft, the Lockheed Model 10-E Electra, NR16020. The photographs were taken by Jo...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1933-1970
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 537
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of fragmentary records of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) and the National Air Museum (NAM) whose exact provenance is not known. The records include some correspondence with members of the Museum's Advisory Board and a few sets of agendas, lists of attendees, and minutes of a few meetings; a report of an...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites maintained by the National Air and Space Museum. The "How Things Fly" website, crawled June 1, 2012, explains the basic principles that allow aircraft and spacecraft to fly. It is a companion website to the physical exhibition of the same name. The "Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display" web...

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Creators:
Empire Air Lines
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1950s]
bulk [ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0151
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes the following: 29 first flight air mail covers; 264 photographs (8 x 10) of Empire employees, aerial and ground photos, internal and external airplane shots and 31 miscellaneous negatives; newspaper clippings and correspondence; and a few photographs of Zimmerly Airlines. The articles discuss flights in Idaho (flight school...

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Creators:
Morgan , Fred
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1208
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine copy prints of Fred Morgan and the 69th Balloon Company, American Expeditionary Forces, circa fall 1918.

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Creators:
Sweet, George C., 1877-1953
Dates:
1918-1961
bulk 1938-1954
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, armed service memorabilia, invitations and one large photograph of Commander Sweet. The clippings are about Commander Sweet and also about the Wright Brothers.

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Creators:
Neely, Marvin Y.
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
1 Cubic foot ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a oversized scrapbook with a wooden cover which contains photographs of the construction of the bases on Tinian. The following Tinian construction sites/projects are covered: general aerial and ground images of Tinian; the waterfront; tank farms; water supply; army camps; bomb dumps; airfields; road construction; and hos...

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Dates:
bulk 1995
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fifteen 24x20 inch photographic prints used in a conference or press event in 1995, the year that the Corona program was declassified, and 35 years after the first successful mission.

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Creators:
Butler, Robert
Dates:
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: fourteen negatives; a folder of calendars and invitations from the French Brigade de Bombardement (31st and 34 Escadres); a few articles written by Robert Butler; a propaganda leaflet in Arabic (probably for Operation Torch); a brochure on Edinburgh, Scotland, for the U.S. Armed Forces; and 138 black and w...

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