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Creators:
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the development and testing of the f/4 achromatic lens system. The material includes test data, photographs, and drawings, as well as correspondence detailing Baker's successful fight to secure a patent on the lens system.

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Creators:
Coburn, Ralph, 1923-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1995 May 25-June 23
Size:
48 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.coburn95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ralph Coburn conducted 1995 May 25 and 1995 June 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Coburn's home, Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1927-1957
bulk 1928-1931
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0487
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of first day air mail covers collected by pilot and philatelic enthusiast Basil Lee Rowe, predominantly during his career as an airline pilot for Pan American Airways (PAA) in the Caribbean area in the period 1927-1931. Collection includes covers carried by Charles A. Lindbergh in his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" during his tour of the Caribbean in February 1928, and covers autographed by many of the early airline pilots who carried them, including Cy Caldwell, Edwin Musik, Caspar D. Swinson, Charles R. Parmelee, and Rowe himself.

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Creators:
Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977
Dates:
1922-1959
bulk 1940s
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wilselli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and illustrator Ellis Wilson measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1959, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1940s. The collection includes certificates, correspondence, printed material, and photographic material. The bulk of this collection is composed of photographs.

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Creators:
Wheeler, Doug, 1939-
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter
Dates:
2017 April 4
Size:
1 Item (Sound recording: (5 hrs., 40 min.) digital, wav)
146 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wheele17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Doug Wheeler conducted 2017 April 4, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, at Drohojowska-Philp's home, in Los Angeles, California.

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Dates:
1927
Size:
0.13 Cubic feet (One 26 by 48 inch map folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a single oversized elaborate composite black and white print photograph (29 3/4 x 40 inches) depicting Charles A. Lindbergh with U.S. Ambassador Myron T. Herrick in an open horse-drawn carriage passing in front of the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France.

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Creators:
Maughan, Russell L., 1893-1958
Dates:
1917-1929
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in.

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Creators:
Reindel, Edna M.
Dates:
circa 1918-1990
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reinedna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Edna Reindel measure 0.8 linear feet and date from circa 1918-1990. The collection contains biographical material, printed material, artist files and photographs that document Reindel's career and her friendships with Hollywood celebrities, art patrons, and artists.

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Creators:
Brugioni , Dino
Dates:
bulk 1950s-2000s
Size:
27 Cubic feet ((30 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 27 cubic feet of material relating to aerial reconnaissance, including the following types: aerial photography collected by Brugioni; lectures and interviews by Brugioni (on videotape); articles written by Brugioni; and the published secondary sources he collected to write those articles.

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Creators:
Kahler, Armin Adolphus
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four letters written by Armin Adolphus Kahler, an optical instrument maker residing in Washington, DC, during the time of these flights, to Lenore E. Sartor (later his wife) which include first-hand descriptions of flights made by Orville Wright in the time period of 1908-1909.

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