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Creators:
Itek Corporation
Dates:
1969-1971
Size:
0.79 Cubic feet (2 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of technical manuals and documents relating to the Apollo Panoramic Cmaera (APC).

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Creators:
U.S. Army Air Corps
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.17 Cubic feet (2 reels)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0071
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Launched on November 11, 1935, from the Stratobowl near Rapid City, South Dakota, "Explorer II" carried Captain Albert Stevens, Captain Orvil Anderson, and an assortment of instruments to a world record altitude of 22,066 kilometers (72,395 feet). This collection consists of two reels of 16mm silent motion picture film relating to "Explorer II."

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Creators:
Thomas, William., 1925-2008
Dates:
bulk 1954-1985
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9 cubic feet of material collected by the donor's father, William Thomas, during his Navy contractor career, 1954-1985. The collection is mostly textual, including reports, manuals, brochures, memorandum, and correspondence; however, the collection also contains 16 mm film and photography. All of the material relates to ...

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Creators:
Anderson, Walton Alexander
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight black and white photographs taken in Hawaii in the late 1930s relating to Amelia Mary Earhart and Pan American Airways (Pan Am) aircraft.

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Creators:
Koestler, Alfred., 934-2014
Dates:
bulk 1960-1975
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 2.5 cubic feet relating to to Dr. Alfred Koestler's research relating to behavioral performance of chimpanzees in aerospace environments, particularly regarding space decompression. The following types of material are included: black and white photography; color prints and slides; newspaper articles; Ham and Enos ink foo...

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Creators:
Hitt, Ward Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1950-1951
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook detailing Ward Hitt's Korean War service

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Creators:
Tousey, Richard, 1908-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1980s]
bulk [ca. 1960s]
Size:
14.13 Cubic feet ((7 records center boxes) (17 other boxes) (1 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Tousey's professional papers, including the following types of material: notebooks, correspondence, speeches, minutes and proceedings, photographs and prints, coronagraphs, film, oral interview transcripts, lantern slides and glass plates.

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Creators:
Arendt, Arthur C.
Dates:
bulk 1919-1958
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0760
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 49 black and white prints and 19 color snapshots. The color prints are of the Piasecki H-21 and the Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur. These photographs were taken of the aircraft in 1958 at the Philadelphia Airport before their respective test flights. The black and white photography relate to Arendt and his air mail service. ...

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Creators:
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006
Dates:
1947-1994
Size:
59 Items (items (5 linear ft.), 20 x 24 or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1947-1994, of photographer and author Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, regarding a two year survey conducted for the National Geographic Society during 1946-1947, to visually document caves, temples, and sculpture of India, including: his typescript draft (photocopy), [after 1946], written for the National Geographic Magazine on the Ajanta and Ellora ...

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Creators:
White Fathers
White Fathers Mission
Dates:
circa 1903-1925
Size:
217 Photographic prints (black and white)
217 Copy prints (black and white)
217 Copy negatives (black and white, 4 x 5 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Society Photographic Album documents the group's missions and the Africans living near them in the East African kingdoms of Rwanda and Burundi (now the state of Rwanda-Burundi). Subjects include individual and group portraits of Africans, including members of the Tutsi royal family and the Tutsi elite, Christian families of Hutu origin, missionaries and Western visitors, and Twa people on an elephant hunt. There are also photos of landscapes, African villages and mission buildings, activities, including dancing and farming.

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