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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
circa 1982-2003
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, design, and installation of exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum. Some materials document other design projects throughout the museum and for publications. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, graphic design files, exhibition drawings, floor plans, concept sketche...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1983-2005
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Space History Division and its activities. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, briefing materials, brochures, policies, agreements, meeting materials, exhibition scripts, planning documents, reports, budget materials, press packets, media books, floor plans, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Education Division
Dates:
circa 1982-2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications created or maintained by the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Education Division, and its predecessor units, the Education Unit of the Exhibits and Public Services Department, circa 1998-2003; the Educational Services Division, circa 1996-1998; the Office of Education, circa 1986-1996; the Education...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1989-2009
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of the National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Directors Martin Harwit, 1989-1995; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1995 and 1999; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Some records were also created by Lopez in his role as Deputy Director, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1996-2009
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting fund raising; donations and loans of objects; relations with donors and other supporters of the museum and the construction of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center; partnerships with other institutions and corporations; and general outreach. Records were created by Directors Donald Davenport Engen, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1984-2001
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Curator of History of Astronomy, documenting the planning and updating of the exhibition Explore the Universe as well as the display of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Infrared Astronomical Satellite, and the V-2 missile. Materials include concept scripts, lab...

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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:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1971-1978 and undated
Size:
10.12 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the official files of Michael Collins as director of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1971-1978. To a large extent, the files concern the planning and funding of the new NASM building, its construction, the preparation of exhibits, and the opening of the Museum on July 1, 1976. On day-to-day administrative ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1969-1984
Size:
17 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 523
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration of contracts and grants received by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Air Force, and the United States Navy. They include correspondence and memoranda with contracting agencies, Smithsonian Institution o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1956-1984
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (36 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 522
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of contracts and grants supporting the Satellite Tracking Program, Project Celescope, the Meteor Research Program, and the Gravitational Redshift Space Probe Experiment. Also included are files documenting other contracts and grants, mostly with the National Aeronautics and Space Administrati...

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