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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1972-2000
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the career of Roxie C. Laybourne, a pioneering forensic scientist at the Smithsonian Institution whose expertise in identifying bird feathers helped government agencies and jet engine manufacturers take measures to keep birds away from aircraft. Laybourne worked in the Division of Birds for...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1962-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records consist of correspondence, awards and certificates, articles and biographical materials about Laybourne, law enforcement files, and research materials.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology
Dates:
circa 1899 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section of ...

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Creators:
Roebling, Washington Augustus, 1837-1926
Dates:
1885-1926
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Roebling's interest in mineralogy, and consist of correspondence with geologists and mineralogists including William F. Foshag, R. B. Gage, Samuel G. Gordon, William F. Hillebrand, George Frederick Kunz, Charles Palache, Samuel Lewis Penfield, Waldemar Theodore Schaller, Earl V. Shannon, Edgar Theodore Wherry, and Herbert...

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Creators:
Crouch, Tom D.
Dates:
1987-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of Tom D. Crouch, curator and historian. Crouch was Curator of Engineering and Industry at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) until 1990 before becoming Curator of Aeronautics, Curator, and eventually Senior Curator at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Crouch served on the ...

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1965-1968
Size:
1.58 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (3 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 37 NASA reports relating to the Apollo Space Missions. The reports cover the time period from AS-201, a Saturn 1B launch in February 1966 to Apollo 4 (AS-501), a Saturn V launch in April 1966. The following types of reports are included: engineering summaries; mission reports; test reports; guidance and navigational repo...

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Creators:
Pierce, Harvey F.
Dates:
[ca. 1960s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 173 slides of launch complexes, mainly Complexes 34 and 37 and the Vertical Assembly Building (VAB), at Cape Canaveral during the 1960s. These complexes were used for Saturn 5/Apollo launches and were subsequently modified for the Space Shuttle.

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Creators:
Hegenberger, Alfred F.
Dates:
bulk 1895-1983
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of biographical material on Albert F. Hegenberger, including photographs of his Hawaii flight and papers concerning his work with the development of instrument flying and aerial navigation.

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Creators:
Neely, Marvin Y.
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
1 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a oversized scrapbook with a wooden cover which contains photographs of the construction of the bases on Tinian. The following Tinian construction sites/projects are covered: general aerial and ground images of Tinian; the waterfront; tank farms; water supply; army camps; bomb dumps; airfields; road construction; and hos...

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Creators:
Northrop Corp
Dates:
1974
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two photograph albums, entitled: 'Roll Out Ceremonies United States Air Force / Northrop YF-17, April 4, 1974,' and 'Flight Test Progress United States Air Force / Northrop YF-17.'

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