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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1977, 1979, 1982-1992
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting events, mostly for corporations and professional associations, held at the National Air and Space Museum, including introductions to special viewings of films, speeches, seminars, symposia, and meetings. Materials include audiocassettes.

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Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
4 videotapes (reference copies). 9 digital .wmv files and .rm files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9545
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1947-2003
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the history of the aeronautical and space collections at the Smithsonian Institution, from the United States National Museum through the National Air Museum to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), including the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility and the Steven ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Art Department
Dates:
circa 1969-1983, 1988
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-351
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of color transparencies and slides documenting exhibit installations and preparatory activities. The majority of images relate to exhibitions of artwork. Some of these materials were created by Susan Lawson-Bell, a curatorial staff member in the Art Department. Other materials may have originated in the Exhibits De...

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Creators:
Reed, George W., Lieutenant General
Dates:
bulk 1941-1942
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of materials gathered by George W. Read during his 1941 trip from Fort Knox, Kentucky, to Cairo, Egypt, to observe General Erwin Rommel and his troops in North Africa. The material includes the following: correspondence describing the flights to North Africa; Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) system map; Pan Am pos...

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Creators:
Stimson, Harold F.
Dates:
bulk 1950-1982
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0855
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Dr. Harold F. Stimson, described as a long-time friend of Goddard's, corresponded with Esther Goddard and collected a number of press clippings and other mentions of Dr. Goddard in various publications. This collection consists of the materials he gathered including a copy of the article "The Early History of Rocket Research" by Joseph W. Siry (rep...

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Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0846
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three 5.5 x 8.5 inch leaflets, printed on both sides. They contain text in Japanese as well as images. Caption information from an unknown source is provided for some of the leaflets. Leaflet No. 2101 reads, "This is a message from the President of the United States, Harry Truman, to the people of Japan. The only way to ...

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Creators:
Love, Robert J.
Dates:
bulk 1947-1989
Size:
3 Cubic Feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0057
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 3 cubic feet of materials relating to Robert Love's career in aviation: both his military career, especially relating to his exploits in the Korean War; and his civilian career, most notably his time as a test pilot with Northrop and his involvement with the Reno Air Races. This collection consists of the following types...

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Creators:
7th Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping Group
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
0.21 Cubic Feet ((1 flat box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0669
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 90 page photo album (unbound); each page is assembled from a montage of photographs, drawings (usually charcoal sketches), and/or typed text labels, with professionally hand-drawn graphic titles. The completed page setup was then photographed and printed as a 9 x 9 inch copy photograph. The first portion of the album p...

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