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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Assistant Director for Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Size:
17.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 tube box) (15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 352
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records provide documentation of the creation and preparation of exhibits for the most important period in the history of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - the planning, fabrication, and installation of two dozen major galleries for the new museum building, which opened in 1976. Also included is material on exhibits in the ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department
Dates:
1971-2007
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-273
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a central set of scripts for new exhibitions, revisions to existing exhibitions, and proposed exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Some records document NASM exhibits at the Arts and Industries building before the museum had its own building as well as exhibits at NASM's Paul E. Garber Preservatio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting traveling exhibitions produced by the Office of Exhibits Central for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Exhibitions documented in this accession include American Voices: Latino Photographers in the United States; An Ocean Apart: Contemporary Vietnamese Art from the Unit...

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Creators:
Pickerill, Elmo Neale, 1885-1968
Dates:
1907-1968
Size:
2.55 Cubic feet ((4 legal document boxes) (3 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs (some with captions) with corresponding negatives, publications, periodicals, Early Bird newsletters and stationary, biographical material, and correspondence from friends and contemporaries.

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Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1918-1971
Size:
899.25 Cubic feet ((825 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0172
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the file of still photographs taken by the Air Force Material Division at McCook Field, Wright Field, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The material consists of over 340,000 black and white and color photographs illustrating the design, development and testing of military aircraft; structural components; and personal, em...

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Creators:
Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York
Dates:
1936-1940
Size:
1 Microfilm reel ((1 microfilm box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a microfilm copy of the file on Alexander de Seversky compiled by his insurance company -- Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. These documents were compiled by the insurance company when they were considering insuring de Seversky in 1936 and 1940. The documents on the reel include applications and investigation reports, as w...

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Creators:
Aiken, William Sr., 1907-
Dates:
1907-1980
bulk 1935-1974
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Pilot Log Books, photographs, newspaper clippings, California Civil Air Patrol documents, financial and personal records, an autobiographical manuscript and negatives, all pertaining to William Aiken, his family and friends.

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Creators:
Robinson, Abraham, 1918-1974
Dates:
1945-1956, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0608
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of his applied mathematical aeronautical papers from his time at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, and from his time at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Most of the papers appear to be related to the British high speed flight research program.

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Creators:
Stockton, Paul R., 1880-1919
Dates:
1916-1919
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0283
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection provides extensive documentation on the flying career of Paul R. Stockton from his entry into the New York Air National Guard through his service in France and Germany and eventual discharge in 1919. Included in this collection is documentation of the activies, personnel and equipment of Stockton's squadron, as well as are excellent...

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Creators:
Leininger, William H., 1894-1991
Dates:
1917-1926
Size:
1.59 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material documenting Leininger's World War I career: letters to his family, 1917-1919; a scrapbook containing photographs from his World War I experiences; a 1917 diary; orders and military papers; and his autobiography: 'The Restless Eagle.'

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