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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 Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1955-1994
Size:
0.24 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of architectural drawings of the National Museum of American History, mostly of its interior, and floor plans of exhibitions at the Museum. Some exhibition floor plans document the exhibitions Nation of Nations, Engines of Change, and Pain and Its Relief. In addition there are architectural proposals to the exhibitio...

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Creators:
T︠S︡iolkovskiĭ, K. (Konstantin), 1857-1935
Dates:
1930-1932
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following three brochures written by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky: 'Stratoplan-Semijet,' 1932; 'Scientific Ethics,' 1930; and 'How to Boost Energy of the Explosion (Heat) Engines,' 1931. These booklets are in the Russian/Cyrillic language.

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Creators:
Yelli, Ralph W.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1935
Size:
14 Cubic feet ((1 box) .)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a prospectus including the following types of material all relating to Ralph W. Yelli's Ray Airship: blueprints, specifications, cost analysis, revenue estimates, letters of endorsements, and two photographs of a model of the airship.

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Creators:
Odetics, Inc.
Dates:
1973-1986
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0203
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes memoranda, notebooks, drawings, blueprints, photographs, and video cassette tapes related to the design, manufacture of the "first functionoid," Odex I. The documentation for Odex I and general and financial information on Odetics, Inc. consists of numerous publicity releases, photographs, press clippings and magazine artic...

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Creators:
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1958
Size:
0.59 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0134
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of various photographs, newsletters and articles relating to Kreider-Reisner and Fairchild Aircraft, including the Fairchild FC-2 Family, and the Fairchild KR (Challenger) Family, specifically the Fairchild KR-34 (Challenger C-4). Information is also included on the OX-5 Club and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers...

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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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Creators:
Fairchild, Sherman M.
Dates:
bulk 1900-1945
Size:
10 Cubic Feet (( ))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0952
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consisted of 10 cartons of photographs that were at first loaned, and then donated, from the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) in 1968 when they were dissolving their library. After the photographs arrived at NASM, they were divided and placed in the Technical Files. As of 2009, 817 images have been identified and cataloged a...

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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:
American Helicopter Society
Dates:
bulk 1905-1990
Size:
5 Cubic Feet ((7 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 333 copy negatives, 51 motion picture films, and publications, including manuals, reports, studies, thesis, and lectures, all relating to the various aspects of helicopters. The 333 copy negatives are from the following work: Rotary-Wing Aircraft Handbooks and History, a series of 18 Volumes, edited by E. K. Liberatore, ...

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