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Creators:
Hall, Randolph Fordham, 1896-
Dates:
1917-1970
bulk 1920-1941
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0169
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Hall's personal and professional papers. The material consists of his correspondence, photos, and scrapbooks, as well as patent and patent infringement files.

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Creators:
Towle, Thomas, 1887-
Dates:
1921-1967
bulk 1925-1926
bulk 1953-1967
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0102
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material gathered by Towle to support his claim as the designer of the Ford Tri-Motor. The material consists of the following: newspaper and magazine articles; pamphlets; photographs pertaining to the history of the aircraft and its role in early air transportation; drawings; early flight test reports; technical notes re...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
1,900 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1931-1940
Size:
0.01 Cubic Feet ((1 microfilm box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one reel of 35 mm microfilm of a book, entitled, "Airplane Billing," which belonged to Louis Kessler of the Curtiss Wright Corporation, Curtiss Aeroplane Division, Buffalo, New York. The information includes invoice data for Curtiss aircraft sold from January 1, 1931, until December 31, 1940, and includes the following t...

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Creators:
Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0670
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item consists of a large bound volume of Italian reports that apparently relates to activities carried out by the Istituto Centrale Aeronautico (Central Aeronautical Institute) in the period 1916 through 1917. The volume, labeled "Istituto Sperimentale Aeronautico, Attivita della Sezione Aero-Idro-Dinamica, Anno 1916-1917," consists of bluepri...

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Creators:
Caterpillar Club
Dates:
1922-1940
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0576
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes photographs of most of the members, and some of their aircraft and crash sites. There are also detailed reports of each of the 700 documented emergency parachute jumps as well as newspaper articles and correspondence about the Caterpillar Club and Lt. Col. Falk Harmel, who maintained this collection.

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Creators:
United Aircraft Corporation
Dates:
1952-1953
Size:
57.84 Cubic feet (457 film cans and 24 Betacam-Sp videos.)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0637
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a copy of the finished film, We Saw It Happen , as well as interviews and stock footage outtakes. Altogether this collection contains 481 black and white; silent and sound; 16 mm and 35 mm (mostly 35 mm) films covering a variety of aviation topics.

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Creators:
Allen, Richard
Hagedorn, Dan
Dates:
1926-1946
Size:
10.8 Cubic Feet ((24 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0512
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The aircraft registration cards include the following types of information: serial number, model and engine information, license number, who the aircraft was sold to, subsequent history and final deposition of the aircraft.

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Creators:
Civil Aeronautics Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Dates:
1926-1970
bulk [ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic Feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

These are the original Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce (later Civil Aeronautics Administration and Federal Aviation Agency) aircraft registration files on sixteen (16) historically significant aircraft or pilots. Aircraft include the following: first aircraft registration issued; Curtiss Robin J NX9243 (Douglas Corrigan); Lockheed 10-E N...

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Dates:
bulk 1924-1953
Size:
0.26 Cubic feet ((2 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of .26 cubic feet of articles, drawings, and images chronicling Fred A. Thaheld's aeronautical engineering career, including his work with the following aircraft diesel engines: Guiberson Diesel A-918, Guiberson Diesel A-980 and Guiberson Diesel T-1020. There is also information regarding the aircraft designed by Thaheld, i...

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