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Creators:
Haenlein, Paul, 1835-1905
Dates:
1867
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1206
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter, and a multipage description of a "Balloon Locomotive," from inventor Paul Haenlein to U. S. Minister to the Court of St. James's, Charles Francis Adams, asking him to share the balloon locomotive plans with the U. S. government. There is also a letter from Benjamin Moran (U. S. Embassy in London) to Edward Stanton, Secretary of War under the Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson presidencies, in which the letter and description were forwarded.

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Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Creators:
Anderson, Walton Alexander
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight black and white photographs taken in Hawaii in the late 1930s relating to Amelia Mary Earhart and Pan American Airways (Pan Am) aircraft.

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Zeppelin (Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH) (Germany)
Dates:
bulk 1936
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of: one color postcard view of dining room, postmarked London, 6 September 1936, from Ed Aldin to Major Lester D. Gardner; one receipt in the amount of 6.55 Reichmarks for a radio message sent from the wireless station by Lester D. Gardner, dated 2 October 1936; one bill in the amount of 162 Reichmarks for services aboard t...

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Pompano Air Center
Dates:
bulk 1988-2008
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet ((1 folder, 2)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Pompano Air Center, largely relating to Clinton A. "Clint" McHenry, Jr. and his work there as Chief Aerobatic Instructor. There are fifteen 35mm color slides in the collection, as well as a CD containing image files of various sizes. Aircraft depicted in the photographs include the Sukhoi Su-26, Sukh...

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Dates:
1941-1970
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ([1 letter document box])
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert Lee Liles (June 13, 1920 - August 16, 2013) served in the U.S. Air Force from 1940 to 1970. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked as a safety engineer. Liles died in 2013. The Robert L. Liles Photography Collection consists of digital copies of thirty-six photographs from Robert Liles' service in the Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force from 1940 to 1970.

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Creators:
Arendt, Arthur C.
Dates:
bulk 1919-1958
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0760
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 49 black and white prints and 19 color snapshots. The color prints are of the Piasecki H-21 and the Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur. These photographs were taken of the aircraft in 1958 at the Philadelphia Airport before their respective test flights. The black and white photography relate to Arendt and his air mail service. ...

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1915-1955
Size:
464.34 Cubic feet ((426 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0428
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually f...

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Dates:
1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0980
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 1909 Gordon Bennett Balloon Race was held in October in Zurich, Switzerland. This collection consists of a Balloon Passport issued to the Clouth V for the event.

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Creators:
Wise, John, 1808-1879
Dates:
1850-1870
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection contains material related to American ballooning pioneer John Wise (1808-1870) and his son Charles.

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