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Creators:
Charles, Mary
Dates:
1931-1966
bulk 1932-1936
Size:
1.41 Cubic feet (1 letter-size document box; 2 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Mary Charles Collection consists of documents, photographs, and scrapbooks collected/assembled by (Sarah) Mary Charles between 1931 and 1966. The collection showcases Charles' activity as a liscensed pilot. The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1931 and 1936.

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Creators:
Martin, James Vernon, 1885-1956
Dates:
1910-1956
bulk 1910-1916
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0236
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and photos of James V. Martin's aviation exploits, 1910-1916. of the 1910 - 1916 era.

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
Wiseman, Fred, 1875-1961
Dates:
1909-1968
bulk [ca. 1910s, 1950s]
Size:
0.59 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0618
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Fred Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan. On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. After the 1911 season, Wiseman gave up flying. This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Department
Dates:
1974-1977, 1981-2017
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dorothy Cochrane, Curator, documenting exhibition planning, development, production, updating, and related activities for the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center, and to a lesser extent collections management. Also represented in these records, which ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1992-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dik A. Daso, Curator, 2001-2011, documenting the development of exhibitions, collection management, and partnerships with other organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, proposals, contracts, agreements, object lists, notes, photographs, flo...

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Creators:
Walsh, Charles, 1877-1912
Dates:
1903-1945
bulk 1909-1912
Size:
0.88 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection chronicles the exploits of Charles F. Walsh during the years 1909-1912. There are five scrapbooks and three packets of information.

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Creators:
Fish, Farnum T., 1896-1978
Dates:
Circa 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Farnum T. Fish (1896-1978) was an early aviator who flew his Wright (Co) Model B biplane in numerous air meets. This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Fish and his aircraft as well as handwritten technical notes.

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Creators:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Dates:
1914-1995
bulk 1914-1995
Size:
80.75 Cubic feet
81.29 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0209
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The National Aeronautical Association (NAA) was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1971-1972
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the planning and opening of the exhibition Flying Tigers: A Selection of Paintings of Members of the American Volunteer Group by Raymond P. R. Nielson, N. A. at the Arts and Industries Building. Materials include scripts, text panels, correspondence, memoranda, and photographs from the opening ceremony.

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