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Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
10.91 Cubic feet (9,579 photographic items)
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1961-1996
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files of both Zisfein and Lopez as Deputy Director. Included are administrative subject files, chronological correspondence files, and files on Guggenheim fellowships, 1979-1986. Some correspondence was created by Toni E. Thomas, Special Assistant to Donald S. Lopez.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1992-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dik A. Daso, Curator, 2001-2011, documenting the development of exhibitions, collection management, and partnerships with other organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, proposals, contracts, agreements, object lists, notes, photographs, flo...

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Dates:
2006-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special events sponsored or partially organized by the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's membership program. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, event programs, invitations, mailings, schedules, menus, speakers' remarks, brochures, photographs, video, ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1912-1971
Size:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Important correspondents include Paul E. Garber, Esther Goddard, Philip S. Hopkins, and S. Paul Johnson. Institutions collaborating with NASM include the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force, NASA, and the Civil Aeronautics Administration.

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Creators:
Hassett, Pat
Dates:
1966-1990
Size:
2.01 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection deocuments Pat Hassett's long career in both military and civil aviation.

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Creators:
Murphy, Kevin.
Dates:
bulk 1970-1990
Size:
1.32 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three carousels of slides relating to Kevin Murphy's service in Vietnam, as well as technical manuals and documentation for the following aircraft: deHavilland (Canada) (DHC-4) AC-1A (CV-2A, C-7A); Shorts C-23A Sherpa; and Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey). There is also one 8mm film, titled "U-TAPAO RTNB-1972 (ARC Light)," [Boe...

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Dates:
1983, 1998-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning process for developing new exhibitions and upgrading existing galleries. This accession also documents plans for the display of objects and development of themed kiosks at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The majority of the records were created by Michael J. Neufeld, Curator in ...

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Creators:
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Dates:
January 13-20, 1906
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 folder, 19 gelatin silver print photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0902
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sixteen photographs by Jesse Tarbox Beals of the aeronautical exhibits at the Automobile and Aero Clubs of America Joint Show held January 13-20, 1906, in the third-floor gymnasium of the 69th Regiment Armory, New York City.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1988-1995
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a collection of files documenting the Enola Gay exhibition and aspects of the controversy which followed. The files include the correspondence of the Director of the Museum, Martin Harwit; the Department of Aeronautics; the curator, Michael Neufeld; and the Exhibit Project Coordinator, Victor Govier. Also included ...

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