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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.P
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:
McHenry, Clinton A, Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1940-1994
Size:
1.44 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.44 cubic feet of material pertaining to Clinton A. "Clint" McHenry, Jr.'s career including log books; photographs; correspondence; news clippings; and aviation event posters. The log books are from McHenry's time at Eastern Airlines and date from 1950 through 1968. There are twenty photographs in the coll...

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Creators:
Matt, Paul R.
Dates:
Circa 1964-1965
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet (1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) was a tailless airplane designed by Waldo Waterman to be as easy for the average person to fly as it was to drive an automobile. Paul R. Matt was a draftsman and acquaintance of Waldo Waterman who contacted the National Air Museum in 1964 and offered to produce drawings of the Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) and Waterman (Arrowplane) Arrowbile Prototype (X262Y) with Waterman's input and approval. This collection consists of two three-view drawings of the Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) by Paul R. Matt.

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Dates:
circa 1967-1968
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder, 6 gelatin silver print photographs, 5 negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1218
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

There is a long-standing tradition in the Bermuda Islands of building and flying kites as part of Easter celebrations occurring on Good Friday. This collection consists of six black and white photographs prepared circa 1967-1968 by the Bermuda News Bureau for a story on Bermuda kite flying showing the final preparation, blessing, and launch of a very large hexagonal kite from a hilltop in Bermuda.

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Creators:
Gilbert, Glen Alexander, 1913-1982
Dates:
1935-1982
Size:
1.82 Cubic feet (4 document boxes; 1 slim document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0187
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a seven volume set representing a partial documentation of Gilbert's contribution to ATC development. The material was compiled by Gilbert's wife after his death in 1982. The collection also includes two books by Gilbert on air traffic control.

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Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
Circa 1950s-1970s
Size:
20.8 Cubic feet (15 records center boxes, 1 flat box, 4 map folders, 13 film containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

G. Harry Stine (1928--1997) was a renowned rocket expert and a pioneer in the development of the aerospace hobby of model rocketry. This collection consists of G. Harry Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the National Association for Rocketry (NAR), and his association with model rocket manufacturers.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1920-1979
Size:
41.04 Cubic feet (114 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0125
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Science Service was founded in 1921 by newspaper publisher Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926) and the zoologist William Emerson Ritter (1856-1944) as a news service for the purpose of disseminating information on scientific progress to the public, and to "present facts in readable and interesting form." The Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics files in the National Air and Space Archives consists of papers, news releases, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, and technical papers pertaining mainly to astronomy and astronautics and dating from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.

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Dates:
1964-1972
1989
Size:
2.43 Cubic feet (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1000.1610
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1989, the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Archives published National Air and Space Museum Archival Videodisc 6, a LaserDisc CAV format 12-inch (30 cm) optical disc; this videodisc reproduced National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) photography of American lunar missions from 1964 to 1972, including Ranger, Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter, and Apollo missions. This small collection consists of a historical series assembled by the NASM Archives to provide background information on lunar exploration missions by the United States and the Soviet Union; this material was reproduced on the first side (Side A) of NASM Archival Videodisc 6.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department
Dates:
1973-2017
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-244
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David A. Romanowski, Writer-Editor, documenting the development of exhibitions and portions of exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. A small amount of records also document Exhibits Design Department activities, procedures, and non-exhi...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
144 Cubic feet (Ongoing)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.U
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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