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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1972-2000
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the career of Roxie C. Laybourne, a pioneering forensic scientist at the Smithsonian Institution whose expertise in identifying bird feathers helped government agencies and jet engine manufacturers take measures to keep birds away from aircraft. Laybourne worked in the Division of Birds for...

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Creators:
Law, Ruth
Dates:
bulk 1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photograph of aviator Ruth Law and her passenger Doris Hayes sitting in Law's aircraft. There is also a "Certificate of Flight," signed by Law, which certifies that Hayes was her passenger in Seabreeze, Florida, on February 21, 1916.

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Dates:
1943-1944
Size:
0.19 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Japanese World War II diary (1943-1944); two small pocket calendars/notebooks; a small black and white photograph showing mountainous scenery; and a post card.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1967-1976
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of films depicting buildings, museum objects, and events at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Many of the films show the construction of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) and the installation of its aircraft. Other subjects include giant pandas at the National Zoological Park, construction of the Hirshhorn M...

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Creators:
Johnson, William P, 1931-2002
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Size:
3.43 Cubic Feet ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material documenting William Johnson's work on the Lunar Module: color snapshots, black and white photography, decals and patches, color slides, newspaper and magazine articles, manuals and reports, Grumman Plane News, posters, drawings of the control panel, press releases, and pamphlets.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial correspondence and memoranda from the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Aeronautics Department, pertaining to the history of aeronautics, NASM exhibitions, and professional activities. Department correspondents include F. Robert van der Linden, Curator; Thomas M. Alison, Curator; Alex M. Spencer, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Udvar-Hazy Planning
Dates:
1980s-1996
Size:
0.65 cu. ft. (1 blueprint storage box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials related to the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center building at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia. This accession consists of one enlarged color photograph of a color drawing of a cut-away section of the Udvar-Hazy Center building signed, "A. Schaller '96;" one w...

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Creators:
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
Dates:
bulk 1972-1973
Size:
1.4 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0055
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of review papers of the C-5 Galaxy originally belonging to G.F. Purkey, a member of the review team. Included here are the team review memos of the fuselage, wing, landing gear, pylon, empennage, and general airframe. Also included are the policies and procedures for the review team as well as team review sheets for each af...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery" website as it existed on April 8, 2016. The website is an online exhibition that serves as a companion to a physical gallery of the same name at the National Air and Space Museum. Both highlight an era with an eclectic collection of aircraft and other objects as wel...

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Creators:
Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei Company
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one souvenir folio of the August 1929 Tokyo to Los Angeles flight of the Graf Zeppelin No. 127 . The folio, which apparently was given to each passenger, includes photographs of the Zeppelin in flight, under construction, its staterooms, salon, flight deck and also of Count Zeppelin and Dr. Hugo Eckener. Also included in...

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