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Creators:
Chillson, Charles W., 1910-
Dates:
1950-1956
Size:
3.12 Linear feet
3.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection largely documents Chillson's affiliation with the ARS, particularly his presidency in the early 1950s, and includes correspondence with ARS members, aerospace companies, and organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the British Interplanetary Society, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. There is also correspondence with Wernher von Braun and Esther C. Goddard. The collection also includes papers presented to or published by the ARS, some diagrams and photographs highlighting rocket plans or capabilities, and some pamphlets and articles on rockets.

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Creators:
Lachmann-Spivak, Caroline
Dates:
1989-2004
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Caroline Lachmann-Spivak was a pilot for New York Helicopter and later ERA / Alaska Helicopters. This collection consists of eight color snapshots relating to her career.

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Mercer, Herbert
Dates:
1916-1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Herbert Mercer served with the United Kingdom's Royal Flying Corps (Royal Air Force) from 1916 until 1945, and was stationed in Baghdad, Iraq, in the early 1920s. While there, he photographed a variety of aircraft that were either stationed in Iraq or Egypt or landing there for refueling. This collection contains eleven photographs taken by Mercer in Iraq and Egypt.

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Creators:
Mooney Aircraft, Inc.
Dates:
bulk 1946-1959
Size:
2.96 Cubic feet (2 letter document cases; folders in map drawers and oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Mooney Aircraft, Inc. was formed in 1946 by Albert W. Mooney and Charles G. Yankey, both former executives of Culver Aircraft Corporation. The company soon marketed the Mooney M18 Mite, a low-wing, single-place, cabin monoplane designed for the general aviation market and involving extremely low operating costs. This collection consists of the original drawings and reports for the Mooney M18 Mite.

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Creators:
Stumpf, David
Dates:
1970s - 2010s
Size:
256 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital documents on one 256 GB SunDisk drive gathered by David Stumpf for his book, Minuteman: A Technical History of the Missile That Defined American Nuclear Warfare, a detailed history of the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile program.

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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
Dates:
circa 1909-1978
bulk 1904-1920
Size:
0.74 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0424
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of research material used by National Air and Space Curator Claudia Oakes to prepare the publication United States Women in Aviation through World War I (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978).

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Creators:
Stephenson, Herbert L.
Dates:
1925-1968
Size:
8.06 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The "Man's Reach for the Sky" Scrapbook Collection comprises 18 volumes of aeronautical memorabilia collected by Herbert L. Stephenson from 1925 through 1968.

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Creators:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
1899-1984
bulk 1949-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0425
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aeronautical engineer Fred E. Weick (1899-1993) had a profound effect on light aircraft development. He was responsible for the development of NACA's low-drag cowling for radial engines, introduced the concept of "fifty foot obstacle clearance" as a measure of aircraft take-off performance, and was instrumental in the development of several aircraft, including the Piper Pawnee and Piper Cherokee.

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Creators:
Proctor, Elbert W.
Dates:
1920-1963
bulk [ca.1920s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains documentation on TAT (Transcontinental Air Transport) and NAT (National Air Transport) as well as radio communication and general aviation themes. The following types of material are included: house newspapers/newsletters for both airlines; newspaper and magazine articles relating to Proctor, the airlines or aviation; photographs of both NAT and TAT, specifically dealing with radio; correspondence; and memorabilia relating to TAT and NAT.

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Creators:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009
Dates:
1929-1971
bulk 1952-1969
Size:
7.63 Cubic feet (7 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection consists of materials created by and collected by Richard Wheatland II during the period when he served as a Vice President of New York Airways (1953-1968), a helicopter airline operating in the New York City metropolitan area from 1952-1977.

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