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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1981, 1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of camera rolls used in the production of "John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive" (5:11). This 1981 film documents the John Bull, the world's oldest operable locomotive, running down the rails under its own steam on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. It accompanies the National Museum of American Hi...

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Creators:
Westburg, Peter W., 1914-1984
Dates:
1970-1981
Size:
2.2 Cubic Feet ((1 map case drawer))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Westburg's original drawings. The material consists of 105 ink-on-mylar detail drawings of 37 aircraft from the 1920s and 1930s. Westburg executed all these drawings between April 1970 and February 1981.

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Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
3 Linear feet (Approximately 1387 images. )
The collection had minimal arrangement when acquired.
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photography taken by Mr. Schricker in Iran during the 1970s. His photography covers several topics: the opening of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in 1977, images of industrial buildings, and images of Iranian works of art from the Behshar Industrial Group and other artists. Materials consist of slides, positive film strips, transparencies, ...

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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:
Smithsonian Facilities
Dates:
2012-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two blogs maintained by Smithsonian Gardens. Smithsonian Gardens is located within Smithsonian Facilities, which recently changed its name from the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations. The primary Smithsonian Gardens blog, crawled November 18, 2015, provides a behind the scenes look at the Smithsonian In...

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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:
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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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:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
bulk 1949-1954
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a folder containing permits, maps, and five photographs relating to the U.S. Army Air Force granting the Smithsonian Institution use of part of the Orchard Air Force Base at Park Ridge, Illinois, for aircraft storage.

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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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