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Creators:
Bleecker, Maitland B., 1903-
Dates:
1926-1937
Size:
0.65 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 oversized scrapbook))
0.42 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the helicopter, before the trials; drawings of the helicopter; and prints of paintings of pioneering flights. It also includes reports written by Bleecker, "A Proposal for the Construction of an Experimental Helicopter" (1926); "A Study of Assisted Take-off" (1937); three mimeographed p...

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Creators:
Byrne, Paul
Dates:
1939-1944
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0089
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes newspaper and magazine articles on ILS testing and development; ITDC proposal for the system; technical reports with engineering drawings; 24 photos of the Indianapolis testing, 13 with accompanying glass plate transparencies; and 3 autographed photos of pilot Benny Howard, CAA Chief of Radio Development Bill Jackson, and U...

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Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 40 Ryan photographs with captions. Photos include: various stages of production, interiors of personal planes, aircraft flying and on the ground, and the aircraft being used as a recreational vehicle.

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Creators:
Waco Aircraft Company
Dates:
1947
Size:
5.03 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box) (4 legal document boxes) (55 rolled drawings))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Creators:
Culver, H. Paul, 1893-1964
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material documenting the Army's air mail service and includes correspondence, air mail schedules, equipment lists and receipts, operation orders and memorandums, officer lists and personal notifications and orders.

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American Astronautical Society
Dates:
1953-1977
Size:
13.08 Cubic Feet ((12 records center boxes))
12.48 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0163
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of records of officers and boards, organizational sections and subsections, and national meetings and symposia; membership and publication records; and miscellaneous business records of the Society. Also included is material gathered to write a history of the organization.

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Dates:
1961-1964
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0583
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains a variety of documentation pertaining to the Vostok capsule. Included are: engineering drawings by Donald J. Ritchie of the capsule, the cabin instrument panel, the cabin control panel and the ejection seat; detailed pencil drawings of the capsule and the cabin instrumentation, in English and in Russian, most are signed and...

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Dates:
1927-1928
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0606
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

No aviation topics are illustrated in this collection. The photographs do give excellent views of construction techniques (such as reinforced concrete construction) and equipment in use in the 1927-1928 period, including numerous steam shovels and a very large stationary crane. The backgrounds of the photographs give very good views of the railroad...

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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:
Glenn L. Martin Company
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.16 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0771
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Manufactured by the Glenn L. Martin Company, the JRM-1 Mars (Model 170A), also known as the Martin Mars Transport, was even larger than its record setting predecessor, the Martin Mars. With the ability to carry 25,500 pounds of cargo and 105 passengers, this enormous aircraft was used by the United States Navy for overseas transport. Although the J...

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