SIA RU000330, National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Aeronautics, Correspondence, 1965-1986

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Summary

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Aeronautics
Title:
Correspondence, 1965-1986
Creator:
Casey, Louis S
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Dates:
1966, 1966-1986, 1965-1986
Notes:
For an administrative history of the Department of Aeronautics, consult the NASM curatorial departments agency history subrecord, 1960-1991.
Summary:
The Department of Aeronautics had its origin in the Section of Aeronautics under the United States National Museum. Aeronautics remained the chief activity of the National Air Museum, created in 1946, until the space age. In 1966 Congress authorized construction of the newly-renamed National Air and Space Museum. By 1966, Paul E. Garber, who had joined the staff in 1919 and been assistant curator for Aeronautics since 1933, held the title of Assistant Director for Education and Information. Aeronautics was divided into three sections: Flight Craft, Flight Propulsion, and Flight Materiel, headed by curators Louis S. Casey, Kenneth E. Newland, and Robert B. Meyer, respectively. In 1971, Director Michael Collins named Donald S. Lopez Assistant Director for Aeronautics. In 1980 his title was changed to Chairman, Aeronautics Department. Lopez served as Chairman until 1983 when he became Deputy Director of the museum and Edmund T. Wooldridge, Jr., became chairman, serving until 1986. These records consist of the correspondence files of the Aeronautics Department, 1966-1986, arranged alphabetically. They document the day-to-day concerns with exhibitions, loans, and research through a period which included planning for the new museum, moving, installation of many major exhibition halls, and the emergence of NASM as the most popular museum in the world. Also included are internal memoranda, the Milestones of Flight First Day Cover series, files of correspondence with artists and modelers, and a few subject files.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums
Subjects:
Casey, Louis S, Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992, Lopez, Donald S. 1923-2008, Newland, Kenneth E, Meyer, Robert B, Wooldridge, E. T, National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Aeronautics, Milestones of Flight (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.)
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU000330
Physical Description:
36.5 cu. ft. (73 document boxes)

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 330

National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics

Correspondence, 1965-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1965-1986
Quantity: 9.5 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 330
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

In July 1966 President Lyndon Johnson signed into law a bill authorizing construction of a new building for the newly-renamed National Air and Space Museum (NASM). It had been twenty years since the National Air Museum was established, also by law, in 1946. During that period the growing collection had been exhibited partly in the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building and partly in a hangar, known since World War I as the Aircraft Building, in the south yard of the Smithsonian Castle. Additional aircraft and reference materials were in storage at Silver Hill, Maryland. S. Paul Johnston, who became Director of the Museum in 1964, initiated a Master Plan in 1965 which called for reorganization and improvement at Silver Hill, improvement of exhibitions on the Mall, and planning for the new building.

There had been a Section of Aeronautics under the old administrative hierarchy since 1933. Paul E. Garber, who had joined the staff of the Institution in 1919, had risen to Assistant Curator of Aeronautics. By 1966, Garber's title was Assistant Director (Education and Information), and Aeronautics was divided into three parts: Flight Craft, Flight Materiel, and Flight Propulsion, headed by curators Louis S. Casey, Kenneth E. Newland, and Robert B. Meyer, respectively. Garber officially retired in 1969 but remained as Historian Emeritus and Ramsey Research Associate into the 1990s. With Garber's retirement, Casey became Acting Assistant Director, while Frank A. Taylor succeeded Johnston, becoming Acting Director in 1970.

Meanwhile, the Apollo 11 voyage to the moon of 1969 helped fuel the desire for building the new Air and Space Museum. Ex-astronaut Michael Collins was named Director in 1971, a ground-breaking ceremony was held in November 1972, and the entire staff began detailed preparations for an expected opening during the 1976 Bicentennial.

The plans for the new museum called for twenty-three exhibit halls, many of which were related to aeronautics, making aircraft restoration and exhibit preparation the major concerns of this period.

In 1975 the staff moved into the new building and completed installation of the exhibits in time for the July 1, 1976 opening.

The late 1970s and the early 1980s were a period of new emphasis on historical and scientific research. The Charles A. Lindbergh Chair of Aerospace History was established in 1977, and Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith, Keeper Emeritus of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, became the first occupant. An international fellowship was established, along with the Verville Fellowship. Various symposia on figures such as Lindbergh, the Wright Brothers, and Amelia Earhart were held, and the General Electric Lecture Series began. In 1980 the department held a seminar on Forty Years of Jet Aviation. The Aeronautics Department initiated a new aviation book series, Famous Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum, and plans were made to issue a bibliography called a Guide to Aerospace History Sources. In 1986 NASM announced the establishment of the National Air and Space Archives, a national center for research in aerospace history.

Donald S. Lopez was named Assistant Director (Aeronautics) in 1972. In 1980 his title was changed to Chairman, Aeronautics Department. Paul Garber had been named Historian Emeritus. By the late 1970s, the department included Curators Walter J. Boyne, Louis S. Casey, Robert B. Meyer, Jr., Robert C. Mikesh, Claudia M. Oakes, Edmund T. Wooldridge, and C. Glen Sweeting. In 1981 curators Tom D. Crouch and Von D. Hardesty joined the aeronautics staff, and Boyne became Assistant Director of the Museum, now led by Noel Hinners. In 1982 Boyne became Acting Director and then Director of the Museum in 1983, with Donald S. Lopez becoming Deputy Director, and Edmund T. Wooldridge, Jr., Chairman of the Aeronautics Department. Wooldridge served as Chairman of the Department, 1983-1986.

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Descriptive Entry

These records document the history of the Department of Aeronautics from 1966-1986, a period marked by intensive planning for the new museum, its construction and opening in July 1976, and the emergence of the National Air and Space Museum as a large and important bureau of the Smithsonian and the most visited museum in the world.

At the beginning of this period, departmental correspondence with any person or group outside the Institution was maintained in one file on a year-by-year basis. Later, it was separated into correspondence with persons, with other museums, with organizations and corporations, and with the military. In this collection, all correspondence dated 1966-1976 has been combined into one series. Correspondence dated 1977-1986 is separated into four series, divided as above, arranged alphabetically. Internal memoranda are arranged chronologically. Also included in the collection are files concerning the Milestones of Flight First Day Cover Series, 1972-1981; a file of correspondence with artists and modelers, 1966-1978; and a few miscellaneous subject files.

Although a large portion of this correspondence consists of fairly routine requests for information from the public, there is also much concerning specimens and serious aviation research. The latter reflects the growing commitment of the Aeronautics staff to research. The records document some on-going controversies of aeronautical history, such as that regarding Amelia Earhart's last voyage and, more importantly, the claims that Gustav Whitehead flew before the Wright Brothers.

The internal memoranda are a particularly rich source of information on the day-to-day operations of the Department. They concern everything from yearly goals and long-range projects to the small details of exhibits upkeep. The planning for the new building is evident even in 1966, and it remains a central focus, gathering momentum. The memoranda provide documentation of the task of planning so many galleries at the same time, coordinating the move, and achieving the opening - on schedule.

For earliest records of the National Air Museum, researchers should consult Record Unit 162. Other records documenting the time covered in this collection include those of the Office of the Director, Record Units 306 and 338; the Department of Astronautics (later Space Science and Exploration, and Space History), Record Units 347, 348, and 398; and the Contractors' Files, Record Unit 358.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 330, National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics, Correspondence

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Container List

Series 1

General Correspondence, 1965-1976.

This series consists of all correspondence with persons and groups outside the Institution, 1966-1976, with an occasional item dated 1965. Letters reflect the extensive range of contacts of the curators with historians, professional aviation organizations, airline officials, other aviation museums, corporations, and military organizations. There is also a large amount of correspondence with the public, mostly concerning aircraft research. Correspondence with other museums primarily concerns loans and exchanges. Researchers are advised to search both this series and the appropriate later series to extract correspondence with a specific person or entity over the entire twenty-year period. In addition, searches should include the name of the individual, as well as the name of his organization. There seems to have been no discernible effort to decide whether filing should be by person or affiliation. Some cross-references have been provided in processing but not on an inclusive basis. It is also beyond the scope of this finding aid to provide specific manufacturer and model number for each aircraft mentioned. Aircraft are mentioned as they were referred to in the correspondence.

Arranged alphabetically.

Box 1

Aa-Ac, general

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Ad-Ae, general

Box 1 of 73

Admiral Nimitz Center, Fredericksburg, Texas, 1973-1975. Correspondence of Douglas Hubbard.

Box 1 of 73

Aero Products Research, Inc., 1968-1970. Correspondents include Leonard Wilstein. Concerns photographs for a textbook called Aeroscience.

Box 1 of 73

Ag-Ak, general

Box 1 of 73

Airfix Products, 1973-1975. Correspondents include Barry C. Wheeler. Material concerns the loan of a painting of the Hercules.

Box 1 of 73

Air Force, U. S., 1966-1976. Correspondents include Albert F. Simpson, Chief of the USAF Historical Division; Colonel John A. deVries; Lt. Colonel Russell A. Turner, II; and Alfred F. Hurley, Air Force Academy. Primarily concerns transfers of aircraft equipment.

Box 1 of 73

Air Force Museum, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1966-1976. Correspondents include Royal D. Frey, Chief of the Research Section; Colonel William F. Curry, Director; Mark C. Sloan, Curator; Colonel Joseph D. Hornsby, Director; Colonel Bernard S. Bass, Director; and Charles G. Worman, Chief of the Research Section. Topics include loans, exchanges, and aircraft research. The Air Museum. See Edward T. Maloney in series 1 and 2.

Box 1 of 73

Al, general. Correspondents include Gunther Albrecht.

Box 1 of 73

Richard Sanders Allen, 1968-1972, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 73

Box 2

Am-An, general. Correspondents include the American Helicopter Society.

Box 2 of 73

American Air Lines, 1966-1967, 1971-1976

Box 2 of 73

American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS), 1966-1976. Correspondents include Fred C. Dickey, Jr., and Bergen Hardesty, regional vice presidents; Kenneth C. Rust, Martin Cole, Dustin W. Carter, and James J. Sloan, editors of the AAHS Journal; and Gerald E. Wheeler.

Box 2 of 73

Antique Airplane Association, 1969-1973, 1976. Correspondents include Robert L. Taylor, president. Material concerns the establishment of their headquarters and museum at Ottumwa, Iowa.

Box 2 of 73

Ap-As, general. Includes letter of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong to Michael Collins.

Box 2 of 73

U. S. Army, 1966-1967, 1970-1976

Box 2 of 73

At-Az, general

Box 2 of 73

Bac-Ban, general

Box 2 of 73

John McK. Ballou, 1966-1972. Concerns his biography of Stephen M. Balzer called Langley's Aero Engine of 1903.

Box 2 of 73

Bar-Bay, general

Box 2 of 73

Lawrence G. Barr, president of Aeronautical and General Model Makers Ltd., 1966-1974. Partly concerns his building a model of Langley's Aerodrome A.

Box 2 of 73

John H. Batchelor, 1969-1974, 1976. Concerns drawings and photographs of various engines and aircraft.

Box 2 of 73

Box 3

Bea-Bel, general

Box 3 of 73

Gerry Beauchamp, 1970-1976. Concerns aircraft research.

Box 3 of 73

Beech Aircraft Corporation, 1966-1976. Correspondence mostly concerns Beech aircraft and exhibits on Beech history.

Box 3 of 73

Ben-Beu, general

Box 3 of 73

Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., 1972-1975. Concerns the Japanese Kikka aircraft.

Box 3 of 73

William J. Besler, 1965-1968, 1970, 1973. Correspondence concerns the Besler aeronautical steam engine.

Box 3 of 73

Bf-Bi, general

Box 3 of 73

Clifford T. Bishop, 1973-1976. Concerns the Boeing B-17.

Box 3 of 73

Bl, general

Box 3 of 73

Boa-Bor, general

Box 3 of 73

Warren M. Bodie, 1973-1976. Concerns the donation of his photograph collection to NASM.

Box 3 of 73

Boeing Company, 1968, 1971, 1973-1976. Correspondents include Harl V. Bracken, Jr. and materials partly concern Boeing's help with the 1976 Air Transport Hall.

Box 3 of 73

Charles A. Boie, aviation illustrator, 1972-1973. Concerns research on presidential pilots.

Box 3 of 73

Griffith Borgeson, automotive historian, 1974-1976. Concerns aero engines.

Box 3 of 73

Bos-Boz, general

Box 3 of 73

Bra-Bre, general

Box 3 of 73

Robert W. Bradford, 1968-1969, 1971. Partly concerns the La Vigilance aircraft. See also National Museums of Canada, Museum of Science and Technology.

Box 3 of 73

Box 4

Bradley Air Museum of the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association (CAHA), Windsor Locks, Connecticut, 1971-1976. Correspondents include Philip C. O'Keefe and Harvey H. Lippincott, who served in several different capacities in the state's aviation community. He was director of the Bradley Air Museum for a time, archivist of United Technologies Corp. (formerly United Aircraft), and on the board of CAHA. His correspondence has been left under the heading in which the aeronautics department maintained it, but there may not have been any real reason for the arrangement. Much of Lippincott's correspondence appears under his name (see series 1 and 2) and some of it concerns his interest in the claims that Gustave Whitehead flew before the Wright Brothers.

Box 4 of 73

Bri-Brz, general

Box 4 of 73

Brown, general

Box 4 of 73

J. M. "Jack" Bruce, Assistant Keeper, Royal Air Force Museum, London, 1968-1970. Concerns research, loans, and the burning of the Imperial War Museum. See also Royal Air Force Museum.

Box 4 of 73

Clayton J. Brukner, 1966, 1969-1973. Concerns his donation of Waco aircraft drawings to NASM.

Box 4 of 73

Buc-Bur, general

Box 4 of 73

Howard A. Bueschel, 1969-1973, 1975. Concerns the purchase by NASM of his collection of mini engines.

Box 4 of 73

Bus-By, general

Box 4 of 73

Hugo T. Byttebier, 1966-1974, 1976. Concerns his manuscript on the Curtiss D-12. See also Dr. Arthur Nutt.

Box 4 of 73

Cab-Cap, general

Box 4 of 73

Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, 1967-1968, 1970-1972, 1976. Correspondents include Lee F. Murray. Partly concerns a lecture given in 1972 by Louis Casey at a meeting of military historians in Chilliwack.

Box 4 of 73

Count Giovanni Caproni and Countess Maria Fede Caproni-Armani, Museo Aeronautico Caproni di Taliedo, Milan, Italy, 1967-1970, 1972-1975. Concerns gifts and visits.

Box 4 of 73

Car-Cav, general

Box 4 of 73

Everett Cassagneres, 1970, 1973, 1976. Concerns his book on the history of Ryan aircraft.

Box 4 of 73

Box 5

Cyril Francis Caunter, 1970-1975. Concerns his book, Rotary Aero Engines: 1900-1918.

Box 5 of 73

Ce, general

Box 5 of 73

Cessna Aircraft Corporation, 1966, 1968-1970, 1972-1973, 1975-1976. Correspondence of Frank G. Mitchell of the Air Education Department concerning aviation education in the schools.

Box 5 of 73

Cha-Che, general

Box 5 of 73

Octave A. Chanute, III, 1974-1976. "Ox" Chanute, the great grandson of the aviation pioneer of the same name. Correspondence concerns the possible restoration of gliders and "Octave Chanute Week" in Chanute, Kansas. See also series 2.

Box 5 of 73

Edward Chavez, 1966-1967, 1972-1976. Concerns his models and a visit to NASM. See also series 2.

Box 5 of 73

Anna L. Chennault, 1968, 1971, 1975-1976. Most letters are outgoing. Concerns the new NASM building and her donation of General Chennault's memorabilia.

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Chi-Chl, general

Box 5 of 73

Chr-Chu

Box 5 of 73

Ci, general

Box 5 of 73

Cl, general

Box 5 of 73

Coast Guard, U.S., 1968-1970, 1972-1973

Box 5 of 73

Coc-Con, general

Box 5 of 73

Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association (CAHA), 1972-1974. See also Harvey Lippincott.

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Coo-Coy

Box 5 of 73

Cr-Cs, general

Box 5 of 73

Box 6

Cross and Cockade, a society of World War I Aero Historians, 1969, 1971-1972, 1975. Correspondents include Peter Kilduff and George H. Cooke.

Box 6 of 73

Cu-Cz, general

Box 6 of 73

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 1968-1974. Partly concerns the donation to NASM of Curtiss-Wright archival materials, photographs, and engineering reports dated 1900s to c. 1940s. Correspondents include Ronald S. Gall, N. L. Mead, Lloyd W. Ward, and John B. Morris.

Box 6 of 73

Dac-Dav, general

Box 6 of 73

"Bunny" d'E. C. Darby, 1971-1975. Concerns his research on South Pacific airfields.

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Dea-Dej, general

Box 6 of 73

Len Deighton, 1976. Concerns his work on a history of airship crashes.

Box 6 of 73

Del-Dez, general

Box 6 of 73

Delta Airlines, 1966-1968, 1970, 1972-1975. Letters of George E. Shedd and William E. Berry concerning Delta's donation of artifacts to NASM.

Box 6 of 73

Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany, 1966, 1968-1973, 1976. Correspondence of Theo Stillger and Wilhelm Jackle concerning loans, visits, and other museum matters.

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Di, general

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Do, general

Box 6 of 73

General James H. Doolittle, 1973-1975. Concerns his donations to NASM.

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Dr-Dy, general

Box 6 of 73

Box 7

Ea-Ef, general. Correspondents include Eastern Airlines.

Box 7 of 73

Educational Service Programs, 1969-1971

Box 7 of 73

Eg-Em, general. Correspondents include El Al Airlines and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Box 7 of 73

Douglas Emmons, 1966-1967, 1970, 1972, 1975-1976. Concerns Cunningham-Hall drawings of early aircraft.

Box 7 of 73

En-Ex, general. Correspondents include Esso Air World.

Box 7 of 73

Jeffrey L. Ethell, 1969-1975. Concerns his research on the P-38 aircraft.

Box 7 of 73

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and EAA Air Museum Foundation, Franklin, Wisconsin, 1966-1976. Correspondence of Jack Cox, editor of the EAA journal Sport Aviation, Paul H. Poberezny and Tom Poberezny. Partly concerns Lindbergh's Monocoupe restoration, exchanges, aircraft research, and Amelia Earhart's Vega. Also includes a photograph of the Curtiss Tailless Plane.

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Fac-Fi, general

Box 7 of 73

Fairchild Corporation, 1968-1972, 1974. Correspondents include Theron K. Rinehart.

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Federal Aviation Administration, 1966-1975. Correspondence of Eugene S. Kropf. Partly concerns the Boeing 40-B, the issue of "junk aircraft," and aircraft records.

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Keith Ferris (mural painter), 1968, 1974

Box 7 of 73

Fl, general. Correspondents include the Fleet Air Museum, Yeovilton, England.

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Florence Air and Missile Museum, Florence, South Carolina, 1967, 1973-1974, 1976

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Flying Enterprise Publications, 1972-1974, 1976, and undated

Box 7 of 73

Flying Tiger Line, 1966-1967, 1969, 1971, 1974-1976. See also Anna Chennault.

Box 7 of 73

Box 8

Fo, general

Box 8 of 73

David R. Fox, 1967-1974, 1976. Concerns his donation of aero engines to NASM and recording interviews with the Early Birds.

Box 8 of 73

Fr-Fu, general. For Royal D. Frey, see the Air Force Museum.

Box 8 of 73

Fyfield Collection, 1969-1975. Correspondence of Herbert S. Fyfield, Jr., concerning the exchange of information and photographs and the restoration of a 1918 Ansaldo aircraft.

Box 8 of 73

Ga, general. Correspondents include Gates Learjet Corporation.

Box 8 of 73

Roger L. Gamaunt, 1973-1976. Concerns the Spad XIII and the trade of engines.

Box 8 of 73

Ge, general

Box 8 of 73

General Electric Company, 1965-1967, 1969-1971, 1973-1975. Correspondents include Robert L. Horowitz, Ralph E. Wheeler, and Allyn Y. Fields. Partly concerns the 25th anniversary of the first flight of an engine made by Sir Frank Whittle.

Box 8 of 73

Gh-Gi, general

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Gl-Gn, general

Box 8 of 73

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of Local History, Hammondsport, New York, 1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1976. Correspondence of Otto P. Kohl and Merrill Stickler. Partly concerns the Curtiss motorcycle.

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Go, general

Box 8 of 73

Barry M. Goldwater, 1970-1972, copies only. Partly concerns questions from his constituents.

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Box 9

Bartlett Gould, 1969-1971. Concerns his book on the Burgess Company.

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Gra, general

Box 9 of 73

Gre, general

Box 9 of 73

Jerry J. Greaves, 1974-1975. Concerns aircraft models.

Box 9 of 73

Gri-Gru, general. Correspondents include Grumman Aerospace Corporation.

Box 9 of 73

Peter M. Grosz, 1969-1970, 1974, 1976. Concerns restoration of the Piper L-4 aircraft.

Box 9 of 73

Monty B. and Patricia Groves, 1970-1974, 1976. Partly concerns the Short Sunderland aircraft.

Box 9 of 73

Gu, general

Box 9 of 73

Haa-Hal, general. Correspondents include Lt. Colonel Arthur I. Hall.

Box 9 of 73

Ham-Han, general

Box 9 of 73

Marvin K. Hand, 1967, 1976. Concerns a tour for members of the American Aviation Historical Association, 1967.

Box 9 of 73

Har, general. Correspondents include George Hardie, Jr., a Wisconsin aviation historian.

Box 9 of 73

Bergen F. Hardesty, 1966, 1975-1976. Concerns the Curtiss F9C-2 aircraft.

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Has-Haz, general

Box 9 of 73

Beatrice Haydu, 1974-1975. Concerns donation of WASP items from World War II.

Box 9 of 73

Hea-Hen, general. Correspondents include the Helicopter Society of America.

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Her-Hay, general

Box 9 of 73

Box 10

Hi, general

Box 10 of 73

Erik Hildesheim, 1967-1968, 1970-1975, and copies, 1955-1962. Concerns aviation publications.

Box 10 of 73

Thomas H. Hitchcock, 1966, 1971-1973. Concerns Monogram Aviation Publications.

Box 10 of 73

Ho, general

Box 10 of 73

Leonard S. Hobbs, 1966-1972, 1974. Concerns the Wright Brothers 6-60 engine and other engines.

Box 10 of 73

Philip S. Hopkins, former Director of the Museum, 1966-1967, 1969, 1971-1972, 1974-1975. Partly concerns the new building and visits by his friends.

Box 10 of 73

Hr-Hy, general

Box 10 of 73

Hubschraber Museum, Bueckeberg, Germany, 1973-1976

Box 10 of 73

I, general. Correspondents include Doris C. Scott of the International Women's Air and Space Museum. See also series 3.

Box 10 of 73

Yoshiro Ikari, 1969-1970, 1973. Concerns the Japanese Zero Aircraft.

Box 10 of 73

Imperial War Museum, London, 1968-1973, 1975-1976. Correspondents include Peter Simpkin and Cyril V. McCann.

Box 10 of 73

International Aerospace Hall of Fame, Balboa Park, San Diego, California, 1969, 1971-1976. Correspondents include Colonel Edwin F. Carey, Jr.

Box 10 of 73

International Plastic Modelers Society, 1968, 1971-1972, 1974-1976. Partly concerns Japanese aircraft. Correspondents include Ted Spencer. See also Alaskan Historical Aircraft Society.

Box 10 of 73

Ja, general. Correspondents include Edward Jablonski.

Box 10 of 73

Jackson, general

Box 10 of 73

Jane's All the World's Aircraft. Correspondents include John W. R. Taylor and Kenneth Munson. Of special interest is letter of March 3, 1975, telling how Jane's editors receive their information.

Box 10 of 73

Je, general

Box 10 of 73

Ji-Jo, general

Box 10 of 73

Box 11

Johnson, general

Box 11 of 73

S. Paul Johnston, 1968, 1975. Concerns the Curtiss HS-1L aircraft.

Box 11 of 73

Jones, general

Box 11 of 73

Ju, general

Box 11 of 73

K&K-Ka, general

Box 11 of 73

Otto Kallir, 1974-1976. Concerns his manuscript for the Smithsonian Press and the arrangements to donate the "Kallir Medallic Art Collection," medals commemorating important events in the history of aviation, to NASM. See also series 2.

Box 11 of 73

Antony L. Kay, 1968, 1971-1973, 1975. Concerns his research on German World War II aviation and engines and his book, German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development, 1930-1945.

Box 11 of 73

Ke, general

Box 11 of 73

Ki, general

Box 11 of 73

Kl, general

Box 11 of 73

Kn, general

Box 11 of 73

Ko, general

Box 11 of 73

The Koku Fan Magazine, 1969, 1971-1973. Partly concerns Japanese aircraft.

Box 11 of 73

Kr, general

Box 11 of 73

Ku, general

Box 11 of 73

La, general

Box 11 of 73

Le, general

Box 11 of 73

Box 12

Li-Ll, general

Box 12 of 73

Harvey H. Lippincott, 1965-1970, 1972-1976. See also Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association, the Bradley Air Museum, United Technologies, and Lippincott in series 2.

Box 12 of 73

Lo, general

Box 12 of 73

Lockheed Corporation. Includes Lockheed Aircraft, 1970-1974; Lockheed Georgia, 1967, 1969, 1975; and Lockheed California, 1966-1967, 1970-1975. Concerns various aircraft, including the restoration of the Lockheed XC-35; the donation by Lockheed of furnishings, drawings, and photographs, especially of the Vega, Sirius, and Orion; errors in label scripts; and much material regarding Congress and Lockheed.

Box 12 of 73

Grover Loening, aviation pioneer, 1967-1969, 1971, 1973, and his son, Albert P. Loening, Jr., 1975. Correspondence with Grover Loening concerns his book. Correspondence with Albert Loening, after his father's death, concerns the donation of a book collection to NASM.

Box 12 of 73

Lt-Ly, general

Box 12 of 73

Maa-Mal, general

Box 12 of 73

Mac, general

Box 12 of 73

Wing Commander Norman Macmillan, 1966-1973. Concerns his publications on engines.

Box 12 of 73

Edward T. Maloney, 1966-1969, 1971-1972, 1974-1976. Maloney was affiliated with The Air Museum, Ontario, California, and Planes of Fame, Buena Park, California. Correspondence concerns publications, professional meetings, aircraft parts, and visits.

Box 12 of 73

Man-Mar, general

Box 12 of 73

Marine Corps and Marine Corps Museum, Quantico, Virginia, 1966-1968, 1970-1972, 1974-1976. Correspondents include Clyde Gillespie. Material concerns exchanges and other matters relating to aircraft parts and equipment.

Box 12 of 73

Mas-May, general

Box 12 of 73

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969-1971. Correspondents include former Smithsonian Regent Jerome Hunsaker and Carlton R. Gray.

Box 12 of 73

Mc, general

Box 12 of 73

Box 13

McC, general. Correspondents include Robert P. McComb of the OX5 Club of America and Lorraine C. McCarty.

Box 13 of 73

Sallie (Sara) S. McCarson, 1970-1971, 1975. Partly concerns her uncle, Calbraith Perry Rodgers, his plane, the Vin Fiz, and his transcontinental flight of 1911. McCarson was attempting to obtain publication of a manuscript about Rodgers.

Box 13 of 73

Rear Admiral Lauren Strong McCready, 1966, 1972-1975. Concerns the possibility of publishing a book on the The Invention and Development of the Gnome Rotary Aero Engine: The Work of Louis and Laurnet Seguin.

Box 13 of 73

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1966, 1968, 1970-1976. Concerns aircraft and equipment and the establishment of an aviation gallery at the Jefferson Memorial in Forest Park, St. Louis.

Box 13 of 73

John H. McMasters, 1970-1972. Concerns man-powered flight.

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Me, general

Box 13 of 73

Roy D. Meyers, 1972-1975. Concerns the Curtiss F9C-2.

Box 13 of 73

Mi, general

Box 13 of 73

Major Robert C. Mikesh, 1966-1967, 1969-1970. Correspondence is directed to Robert Meyer and Louis S. Casey and concerns donations. Mikesh later joined the Aeronautics staff.

Box 13 of 73

Miller, general

Box 13 of 73

Ivonette Miller (Mrs. Harold S., niece of the Wright Brothers), 1972-1974. Correspondence concerns the Air Transport Chair.

Box 13 of 73

Mob-Moo, general. Correspondence include A. S. Mike Monroney, N. C. Montague, and the "Model Airplane News."

Box 13 of 73

Kenneth M. Molson, 1966-1975. Until September 1975, Molson was Curator of Aviation at the National Museum of Canada, National Aviation Museum. Topics include professional meetings, a proposed classification system for aircraft in aviation museums, the International Commission on Museums Aviation Subcommittee, and his resignation.

Box 13 of 73

Monogram Aviation Publications, 1973-1974. Correspondents include Thomas H. Hitchcock and material concerns aircraft research and restoration.

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Mor-Moz, general. Includes correspondence of R. G. Moulton, Dr. Stanley L. Morel, and Model and Allied Publications.

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Harold E. Morehouse, 1965-1968, 1971-1974. Concerns his aviation biographies.

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Motoren-und Turbinen-Union (museum), Munich, Germany, 1973, 1975-1976. Concerns loans and museum business.

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Mu-My, general

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Musee de l'Air, Paris, 1967-1974, 1976. Correspondents include Lt. Col. Jean B. Reveilhac and Col. M. E. J. Rougevin-Bavill. Topics include exchanges, loans, and other museum business.

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Museum of Military Air Power, Hales Corners, Wisconsin, 1970-1971, 1975-1976. Correspondents include Patrick J. O'Hare and Walter L. Ketchum, Jr.

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Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 1970-1973. Includes correspondence of Victor J. Danilov and copies of correspondence of Maria Fede Caproni and Herbert S. Fyfield, Jr. Concerns plans for Balbo flight anniversary, May 1973.

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Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), Auckland, New Zealand, 1966, 1971-1974, 1976. Concerns photographs and donations.

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Stephen Muth, 1965-1967. Concerns his plan to make a list of aircraft on display throughout the world.

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Na, general. Correspondents include Nassau City Museum and the National Soaring Museum.

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National, general. Correspondents includes National Geographic Society and the National Aviation Club.

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National Aeronautic Association, 1971-1972, 1974-1975. Partly concerns the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy awarded at the Wright Memorial Dinner. Correspondents include M. A. Roth and copies of letters between Reuben H. Fleet and Major General Brook E. Allen concerning the Lindbergh bust.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1967-1968, 1970-1976. Concerns loans.

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National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, Ontario, 1968-1974. Includes correspondence of Robert W. Bradford concerning research on aircraft parts, fabrics, and drawings.

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Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida, 1965-1967, 1969-1976. Correspondents include Captain Grover C. Walker, Director.

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Naval Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., 1972-1974. Correspondence of Roger Pineau.

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Navy, United States, 1966-1976. Correspondence of many different offices concerning parts, equipment, photographs.

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Ne, general

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Richard D. Neumann, 1966-1968, 1970-1972, 1974-1975. Neumann was affiliated with the following associations: Holiday Airways, Air Mid America, California Air Charter, and Southern California Aviation Council. This correspondence concerns airplane restoration.

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Ni, general

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No, general. Correspondents include Northrup Corporation.

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Nu, general

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Dr. Arthur Nutt, 1971-1975. Concerns his autobiography.

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Ob-Oq, general. Correspondents include Curator Tom D. Crouch, who was affiliated at that time with the Ohio Historical Society.

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William J. O'Dwyer, 1974-1975. Correspondence concerns Gustav Whitehead's alleged flight of 1901 and attempts to prod NASM to undertake a formal study of Whitehead's place in aviation history.

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Alexander R. Ogston, 1970-1973, aviation consultant. Correspondence concerns the "Sight" lecture series and the history of aviation fuels.

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Leonard E. Opdyke, World War I Aeroplanes, 1973-1975. Concerns exchanges of photos and his comments on a Smithsonian early flight television show.

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Or-Oz, general

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Pa, general

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Edward T. Packard, Cleveland Model and Supply Company, 1971, 1974, 1976. Concerns his efforts to convince the NASM Museum Shop to carry his line of models and drawings. See also series 2.

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George A. Page, Jr., 1966-1967, 1969, 1973, 1975. Concerns his research on the Curtiss engines.

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Cole Palen, 1966, 1971, 1973-1975. Concerns Aircraft drawings. See also series 2.

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Pan-American World Airways, 1966, 1969-1971, 1973, 1975. Partly concerns the loan of the NASM Sirius aircraft.

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Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1972-1975. Correspondents include Jim Peel and A. M. Pate, Jr. Concerns loans.

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Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Patterson, 1964 (copies), 1971-1974, 1976. Mostly concerns the donation to NASM of memorabilia of Frank Stuart Patterson, brother of Jefferson Patterson.

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Pe, general. Correspondents include the Pearl Harbor Memorial Museum.

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Edward Peck, 1967, 1969-1976. Peck was an aviation historian. This partly concerns his research on the Boeing 80 Trimotor biplanes for the American Aviation Historical Society and the inclusion of the Matthew Bacon Sellers estate "Blakemore" in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Ph-Pl, general. Correspondents include Michael D. Piccola of Odysseys in Flight, an aviation organization and the Pima County Air Museum, and Planes of Fame. See Edward T. Maloney.

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Piper Aircraft, 1966-1969, 1971-1973. Concerns cooperation on an exhibition.

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Po, general

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Pr-Py, general

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Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, a division of United Aircraft Corporation, 1970-1972, 1974, 1976. Concerns their donation of a JT9D aircraft engine. Correspondents include Harvey H. Lippincott. See also Harvey Lippincott and Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association.

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Q, general

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Ra, general. Correspondents include Dr. James L. Rand and Dawson Ransome.

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Re, general. Correspondents include Revell Inc. and Bruce C. Reynolds.

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Rh, general

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Ri, general

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Roa-Ror, general

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E. A. G. Robinson, 1974-1975. Concerns the Curtiss Flying Boats.

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Rolls-Royce Ltd., 1966-1970, 1972-1976. Partly concerns aircraft engine research. Correspondents include Michael H. Evans.

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Ros-Roy, general. Correspondents include the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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C. R. "Tip" Roseberry, University of the State of New York, 1965-1970. Concerns Curtiss family memorabilia.

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Michael Rosen, 1972-1976. Concerns the Curtiss Autoplane, J. Walter Christie's engines, and airborne tank chassis.

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Royal Air Force Museum, London, 1966-1976. Correspondents include Jack M. Bruce, Keeper of Aircraft, and Dr. John Tanner, Director. Mostly concerns aircraft research, visits, loans, and museum activities.

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Ru-Ry, general. Correspondents include Kenn C. Rust (see also AAHS).

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Ryan Aeronautical Library, 1973, 1975. Correspondents include William Wagner, Secretary-Treasurer.

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Sa, general

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Sanderson Films, Inc., 1968-1972. Correspondents include Kenneth H. Jordan, Vice President.

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San Diego Aerospace Museum, San Diego, California, 1968-1970, 1972, 1974, 1976. Correspondents include Owen F. Clarke, Director. Concerns visits, loans, and includes a copy of a Paul Garber lecture on "Aviation History."

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Sc, general. Correspondents include Screen Gems (Art Roonie) and Cyril J. Scott (Coventry City Museum).

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Sch, general

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Science Museum, London, 1966, 1968-1976. Correspondents include Walter J. Tuck and Brian Lacey. This material concerns visits, publications, and exchanges.

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Science Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 1972-1973, 1975-1976. Correspondents include Victor Finley on the Mitchell crankless engine.

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Se, general. Correspondents include Thomas W. Seay.

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Sh, general

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Page Shamburger, Women's Air and Space Museum of the Ninety-Nines, Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1969-1971, 1973. Includes correspondence of George A. Page to Joe Christy.

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Shuttleworth Collection, Bedfordshire, England, 1969-1976. Correspondents include Air Commodore Allen H. Wheeler, D. F. Ogilvy, T. E. Guttery, and a letter of David C. Tallichet, Jr., of Yesterday's Air Force. Correspondence concerns research, visits, and the Wright wind tunnel reproduction.

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Si-Sl, general. Correspondents include Sikorsky Aircraft and Silent Wings.

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Sm-So, general. Correspondents include Flt. Lt. W. Russell Snadden and the Soaring Society of America.

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Smith, general

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Sp-Sq, general. Correspondents include Meyers Jacobsen of Specialty Restaurant Corporation.

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Sta-Ste, general

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Staggerwing Museum Foundation, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1974-1975

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Sti-Sty, general

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Su-Sy, general

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Swiss Museum of Transportation and Communication, 1966-1976, Correspondents include Alfred Waldis, Director. Concerns visits, professional meetings, research on the Lockheed Orion Bell X-1, and the opening of their aviation wing, 1972.

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P. E. Swonnell, 1972-1973, 1975

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Ta, general

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C. Fayette Taylor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966-1970, 1973. Concerns his book on Aircraft propulsion.

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John W. R. Taylor, 1968, 1971-1974, 1976. Taylor was the editor of Jane's All the World's Aircraft. Correspondence concerns publications. See also Jane's.

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Te, general

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Th-Tj, general

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To, general

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Tr-Ty, general

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U, general

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John W. Underwood, 1966-1967, 1970-1976. Concerns P-38 restoration. See also American Aviation Historical Society.

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United Aircraft Corporation, 1967, 1972-1974. Correspondents include Harvey H. Lippincott, Corporate Archivist. Concerns a manuscript on a Pratt and Whitney Wasp engine and donation of JT3D-1 engine to NASM.

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United Airlines, 1966-1972, 1974-1976. Correspondents include Adriano G. Delfino, Edward D. Williams, and Donald V. Mayne.

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United Technologies, 1975-1976. Correspondents include Harvey H. Lippincott.

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Va, general

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Ve-Vi, general

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Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1966-1975. Correspondents include Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith as Keeper and Keeper Emeritus. Correspondence partly concerns the Whitehead controversy and Gibbs-Smith's book, The Invention of the Aeroplane, 1799-1909.

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Vl-Vy, general

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Hans Von Ohain, Chief Scientist at the Aerospace Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and builder of the engine for the first turbojet flight (1939), 1970, 1974, 1976. This correspondence concerns his writing for the Annals of Flight series published by NASM.

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Vought Aeronautics Company, 1971-1973. Correspondents include Arthur L. Schoeni.

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Wac-Wal, general

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Wan-Wav, general

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Wea-Wel, general. Correspondents include Ernest E. Webb and Bert Webber.

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Robert E. Weiler, 1969-1970. Concerns his paintings of aircraft.

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Wen-Wey, general

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Wh, general

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Ross Whistler, 1969-1971, 1973-1975. Concerns Aircraft gun sights.

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Wib-Wil, general

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Roy C. Wicker, 1971-1972

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Charles F. Willard, 1966-1972. Letter of 12/5/1970 includes his paper on Whitehead refuting charges made by Stella Randolph.

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Williams-Williamson, general

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Win-Wit, general

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Wings and Wheels, Santee, South Carolina, 1969-1972. Correspondents include Edward Norris, Jack Cox, Dolph Overton, and Col. Johnson Hagood, Jr.

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Wo-Wy, general

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X-Y, general. Correspondents include Yale Aviation. For Yesterday's Air Force, see David C. Tallichet, Jr.

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Z, general

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Series 2

Correspondence with Persons, 1977-1986.

This series consists of correspondence of the Aeronautics staff with individuals outside the Smithsonian during the second ten-year period covered by these records. The growth of the correspondence of the Department necessitated the division of its files into correspondence with persons, corporations, museums, and the military; but the problem of whether to file a correspondent's letters under his name or that of his organization persisted. Again, the researcher is advised to consult both. The correspondence of this period documents a renewed emphasis on scholarship and research, evidenced by the growth in publications, in the establishment of lecture series, and in the appointment of fellows.

Arranged alphabetically.

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Aa-Ak, general

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Ben L. Abruzzo, 1979-1984. Correspondence concerns Double Eagle Exhibit and Transatlantic Balloon Flight.

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Adams, general

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C. A. Adams, III, 1982, 1985. Concerns recognition of his model collection.

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Herr Gebhard Aders, 1980, 1985. Concerns the Focke-Wulf FW 190 aircraft.

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David Aiken, 1984-1985. Concerns the China Zero and P40 aircraft.

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Herbert Ailslieger, 1982. Concerns the FW 190 D0 aircraft.

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Al, general

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John Alcorn, 1977-1980. Concerns models he made that were exhibited at NASM.

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Gregory Alegi, 1982-1984. Concerns aircraft preservation in Italy.

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John G. Alford, Jr., 1982

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Richard Sanders Allen, 1977-1979, 1981, 1983. Concerns research on various aircraft. See also series 1.

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Am-An, general

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John Amendola, 1977-1978, 1980, 1982. Concerns his paintings of aircraft.

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Anderson, general

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Dr. John D. Anderson, Jr., 1978, 1983-1985. Partly concerns the Wright Flyer Symposium of December 16, 1980.

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Ap-Ay, general

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Giorgio Apostolo, 1979-1980, 1985-1986. Concerns publications on Italian aviation.

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James H. Arlinghaus, 1985-1986. Concerns loans and aircraft turbine engines.

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Dagmar Arnold-Wahlforss, 1981-1985. Correspondence concerns Rudy Arnold, her father, and his collection of material on women in aviation.

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Baa-Bap, general

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John S. Babel, 1977-1980. Concerns his participation in P-80 tests across the US in 1946.

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Baker, general

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Audrey Balchen (Mrs. Bernt Balchen), 1978, 1984. Concerns the exhibition of her husband's helmet and goggles in the Golden Age of Flight Gallery.

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Wally Baldwin, 1983-1984, 1986

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William J. Ballard, 1984-1986

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Gerald H. Balzer. Concerns the Northrup N-1M Flying Wing.

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Bar-Bay, general

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Andrew M. Bartosh, 1978-1979. Concerns aircraft colors.

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Bea-Bei, general

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Gerry Beauchamp, 1977-1982, 1984-1985. Concerns his book Mohawks over Canada.

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Ben-Bev, general

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August T. Bellanca, 1980-1981. Concerns his father's papers on the Bellanca aircraft.

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Stanley N. Bernard, 1980, 1982. Concerns his model of the Columbia.

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Bi, general

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Ann L. Bick, 1983-1985. Concerns her donation.

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Bl, general

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Richard B. Black, 1981-1982. Correspondence concerns his participation in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of June 18, 1982.

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Bo, general

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John W. Bodine, 1979-1980, 1982, 1984-1986. Concerns the Ford Trimotor aircraft.

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Representative Lindy Boggs, 1985. Concerns a loan to the Louisiana Science Center.

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Delphine Bohn, 1977, 1985-1986. Concerns the loan of her Women's Air Force scrapbooks.

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Charles S. Bolka, 1983-1985. Concerns the model of a P3Y-1 seaplane which he flew.

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Griffith Borgeson, 1977-1979, 1982-1983, 1986. Concerns research on airplane engines.

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Peter M. Bowers, 1977-1978, 1980-1982, 1984-1985. Concerns the research of Bowers, an aviation historian.

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Bra, general

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Bre, general

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Bri, general

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Kay A. Brick, 1977, 1979, 1981-1983. Concerns her participation in a Smithsonian Associates program in which she discussed her work as a WASP in World War II and her part in the Powder Puff Derby.

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Bro, general

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Arthur Raymond Brooks, 1981, 1983-1986. Brooks was a World War II hero. This folder includes his biography and concerns the restoration of his SPAD 13 aircraft and its inclusion in Famous Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum. Also concerns the donation of his logbooks and a ceremony for him at NASM on August 22, 1984.

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Brown, general

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Eric Brown, 1980-1986. Concerns his lecture in the Aviation Lecture Series.

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Bru-Bry, general

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John D. Bryant, 1978-1982, 1984. Concerns research on military flight uniforms.

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Bu-By, general

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Ralph Bufano, 1982-1983, 1985-1986. See also Experimental Aircraft Association.

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H. Glenn Buffington, 1981, 1983-1986. Concerns Jacqueline Cochrane, a female flyer.

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Johnny Burnett, 1977-1978, 1980. Concerns research on Betty Skelton, a female flyer.

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John Buskens, 1980-1982, 1985. Concerns photographs of the Martin B-26 Marauder, Flak Bait.

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Cab-Cap, general

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Larry Calhoun, 1983, 1985. Concerns research on the Albatross D Va Fokker D VII.

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Campbell, general

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Car-Cay, general

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Jean-Christophe Carbonel, 1979, 1980-1982. Concerns his research on German aircraft.

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Everett Cassagneres, 1977-1979, 1986. Historian of the American Aviation Historical Society. Concerns the donation of Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.

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Stefan A. Cavallo, 1981-1986. Concerns his appraisals of aeronautical material.

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Ce-Ch, general

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Octave A. Chanute, 1977-1978, 1981-1982. Chanute was the Director of Historical Aircraft Restoration and Development. His grandfather was Octave Chanute, the "Godfather of Aviation," who helped the Wright Brothers construct their airplanes. Chanute, the grandson, made models of the early airplanes and sold them to museums. See also series 1.

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Sally Putnam Chapman, 1979-1983. Chapman was a relative of Amelia Earhart. Correspondence concerns her participation in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of June 18, 1982.

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Eddie Chavez, 1977-1986. Chavez was a professional model builder. Correspondence concerns details for his models. See also series 1.

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Ci-Cl, general

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George H. Clapp, 1977-1984. Concerns research on the FC-1 and FC-2 and other Fairchild aircraft by Clapp, who donated his research materials to NASM and also made drawings of its deHavilland DH-4 for the NASM book Famous Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum.

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Coa-Col, general

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Steve M. Coates, 1980-1982, 1984, 1986. Concerns his book on helicopters.

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Patricia Cody-Singer, 1984-1985. Concerns her attempt to sell the early aviation photograph collection of her father, S. F. Cody.

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Com-Coo, general

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Cop-Coz, general

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Cr, general

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Senator Alan Cranston, 1986. Consists of copies of his correspondence with Secretary Adams on alleged radiation at Silver Hill.

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Cu, general

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Dwight E. Cummings, 1984-1985. Concerns his request for tapes of NASM lecture series.

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C. M. Cunningham, 1983-1984. Concerns his donation and repair of a homemade Quickie aircraft.

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John C. Cuttitta, 1982-1983. Concerns his flying models.

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Da, general. Includes correspondence of R. E. G. Davies, who later joined the Aeronautics staff.

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Robert L. Daniel, 1981-1982, 1985-1986. Concerns his book Wings and Wireless and the donation of avionics equipment.

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d'E. Charles Darby, 1978-1983, 1985-1986. Concerns his help in assembling parts of NASM's Corsair aircraft.

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Davis, general. Includes correspondence of Lt. General Benjamin O. Davis.

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Glenna Mae Davis, 1978-1979, 1985. Concerns her donation of the Bendix Trophy won by her husband, Douglas H. Also includes correspondence regarding the restoration of Orville Wright's signature on the pilot license of Douglas Davis.

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Richard E. Davis, 1978-1979, 1984. Concerns his research on propellers.

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De, general. Includes correspondence of Julia Dean, Frank J. Delear, and Jerry Deroshie.

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Di-Dl, general

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Nicholas DiRaddo, 1977-1981. Concerns his work on a balloon.

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Do, general. Correspondents include Frank G. Dorber, Jim Donahue, and Maxine Donnelly.

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Shirley A. Dobson-Gilroy, 1977, 1979-1984. Concerns Amelia Earhart.

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James H. Doolittle, 1977-1979, 1982-1984. Concerns various donations and receptions including one held for the opening of the Golden Age of Flight Gallery.

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W. Harvey Doyle, 1983-1984, 1986

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Dr, general. Correspondents include Elwood T. Driver.

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Joachim Dressel, 1985-1986. Concerns aviation research.

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Du-Dz, general. Correspondents include Laurien R. Dutremble.

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Kenneth J. Duncan, 1977, 1979-1980, 1986

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Don Dwiggins, 1978-1979, 1981, 1984, 1986

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Ea-El, general. Correspondents include General and Mrs. Ira C. Eaker and Eric Emory.

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Mark Eaton, 1978-1981, 1983-1984. Concerns aircraft parts.

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Johann Edelhofer, 1977-1979

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George H. Ellis, 1980, 1983. Concerns research on ballooning.

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Mrs. Lincoln Ellsworth (Mary Louise), 1984-1986, and undated. Concerns the exhibition of her husband's aircraft, the Polar Star.

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Louis R. Eltscher, 1977, 1981-1982, 1984

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Em-Ez, general

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Douglas L. Emmons, 1977-1979, 1984

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Fa, general

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Ariel Fabius, 1977-1978, 1984-1986. Concerns his visit to NASM. See also Museo Aeronautico, Uruguay.

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Fe, general

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Keith Ferris, 1977, 1979, 1981-1982, 1984. Partly concerns his painting of the mural for the Jet Aviation Hall.

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Fi, general. Correspondents include Bernard P. Filippi.

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Fl, general

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Carroll P. Fleener, 1983-1985. Concerns Roy Wilson photographs and memorabilia.

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Fo, general. Correspondents include Governor Joe Foss and Charles S. Fox.

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Bob Fogg, 1982-1984. Concerns the Fokker DVII model.

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Sir Peter Micheal Foster, 1982, 1984-1985

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Fra-Fre, general

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Betty Frankman, 1980-1982, 1985-1986. Concerns information on the Little Stinker.

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Fry-Fy, general

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Herbert S. Fyfield, Jr., 1979-1984. Concerns Aircraft in museums around the world. See also Fyfield Collection in series 4.

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Ga, general

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Lloyd S. Gates, 1978, 1983. Concerns aircraft drawings.

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Ge, general

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Gh-Gi, general. Correspondents include J. E. Todd Giesfelt and Charles H. Gibbs-Smith.

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Betty H. Gillies, 1979, 1982-1983, 1985 (correspondence is all outgoing)

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Gl, general

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Gn-Go, general. Correspondents include David Gold and Wilber Goodhart.

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Frederick Allen Goerner, 1981, 1982-1984. Concerns his part in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of June 18, 1982.

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Barry Goldwater, 1978, 1982-1986. Concerns in part his agreement to be Lindbergh lecturer, May 1986.

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E. J. "Buzz" Gothard, 1983-1985

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Box 31

Gra, general. Correspondents include Charles F. Graffin and Byrd Howell Granger.

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Gre-Gri, general

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Dr. John Greenwood, 1984-1985. Concerns meetings of the staffs of aviation history offices in Washington, D.C.

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Manfred Griehl, 1984, 1986

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Dr. Walter E. Grigg, 1983, 1985

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Gro-Gru, general. Correspondents include Peter M. Grosz.

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Hans Groenhoff, 1984-1985. Correspondence concerns the opening of the "Golden Age of Flight," his donation of the Groenhoff photograph collections, and the exhibition of his photographs.

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Alan L. Gropman, 1982-1984

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Patricia T. Groves, 1977-1979, 1983

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Gu-Gy, general

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Marilyn A. Guinnane, 1978, 1984-1985. Concerns her donation of the propeller and aviation album of her uncle, Fred Wiseman.

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George M. Gumbert, Jr., 1982, 1986. Concerns lectures on aviation. Gumbert was the editor of The Flying Physician magazine.

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Algirdas Gustaitis, 1978, 1980, 1983-1984. Concerns the opening of the "Golden Age of Flight" and the Darius-Girenas flight.

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Terry Gwynn-Jones, 1980-1984, 1986. Concerns the NASM History of Aviation Series and his research on Harriet Quimby, a female flyer.

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Haa-Ham, general

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Hall, general

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Richard P. Hallion, 1982, 1984, 1986. See also Air Force Museum.

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Han-Har, general

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Al Hansen, 1978-1979. See also American Aviation Historical Society.

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Chuck Hansen, 1978-1979, 1983-1985. Concerns research on aircraft power turrets.

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W. Harbison, 1986. Concerns Roland Beamont. See also British Aerospace, Inc.

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George A. Hardie, Jr., 1981, 1983, 1986. Concerns early aviation and Gustave Whitehead.

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Wilbur T. Harding, 1977-1978. Concerns aviation research.

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Harris, general

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Brigadier General Harold R. Harris, 1977, 1982, 1984, 1986. Correspondence concerns his career.

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Has-Haz, general

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Ian L. Hawkins, 1979-1981

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James Hay, Steven Hay, Jr. and Sr., 1979-1981, 1984. Concerns a model of the Langley-Manly-Balzer engine of 1903.

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Beatrice Haydu, 1977, 1985. Concerns display of her WASP uniform.

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Ronald A. Hayes, 1977, 1979-1980, 1984-1985

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Hea-Hel, general

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Edward H. Heinemann, 1980, 1983-1985. Concerns the Heinemann/Johnson exhibit in the Pioneers of Flight Gallery, 1985.

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Senator Jesse Helms, 1984. Concerns a letter from one of his constituents commenting on a NASM exhibit.

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Hem-Hey, general

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Mr. and Mrs. Clifford W. Henderson, 1979, 1981-1982, 1984-1985. Concerns the Clifford W. Henderson collection of National Air Race memorabilia.

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Stephen W. Henninger, 1982-1984, 1986

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Hi, general

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Lee Higbee, 1978, 1984. Concerns a model of the OX-5 engine.

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Robin Higham, 1977-1978, 1981-1982, 1984-1986. Higham was editor of Aerospace Historian. Correspondence concerns aviation research and includes correspondence of Tom Crouch concerning Gustave Whitehead and the Wright Brothers.

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Jose L. Holguin, 1983, 1985-1986

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Hom-Hoy, general

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Frederick J. Hooven, 1979-1981, 1983-1984. Concerns his participation in the Wright Symposium, December 1983.

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Hu, general. Correspondents include Eugene E. Husting.

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Douglas H. Hubbard, 1979, 1982, 1986. See also Admiral Nimitz State Historical Park in series 1.

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I, general

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Ja, general

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Teresa D. James, 1979-1982, 1985. Concerns her World War II WAF uniform.

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Philip Jarrett, 1978, 1980-1982, 1985. Jarrett was the assistant editor of Aeroplane Monthly. Concerns World War I aircraft.

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Je, general

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Ji-Ju, general

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Frederick A. Johnsen, 1977-1978, 1982, 1985. Concerns a proposed museum at McChord Air Force Base.

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Johnson, general

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Forest M. Johnston, 1977-1978, 1981-1982,1986

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Jones, general

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Hattie Meyers Junkin, 1983-1985

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Ka, general

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William K. Kaiser. See Cradle of Aviation Museum.

Edward F. Kaleta, 1983, 1986. Concerns a possible trade of aircraft.

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Otto and Jane Kallir, 1977-1980. Concerns the Kallir Aeronautical Collection.

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K. Kamphuis, 1978-1980, 1985

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Max Karant, 1981, 1983, 1986. Concerns the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). See also AOPA in series 4.

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H. C. Kavelaars, 1981-1984

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Kea-Kem, general. Correspondents include William R. Keane and Sally W. Keil.

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Ken-Key, general. Correspondents include Dr. Lee Boone Kennett, an aviation historian.

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Kf-Ki, general

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Kj-Kn, general

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Lester E. Klean, 1980, 1985-1986. Concerns his model of the Wright Flyer. See also series 8.

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Ko, general

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Robert W. Koch, 1977-1983, 1986. Concerns aviation research.

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Kr-Ky, general

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Dr. Ing. Bernd Krag, 1982-1986. Concerns World War II aircraft.

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Marian Krzyan, 1977-1984. Concerns her research on Polish aircraft.

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La, general

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Mirthe Bellanca Lalli, 1985-1986. Correspondence concerns the donation by Lalli, niece of aircraft builder Guiseppe Bellanca, of the original rudder of the Bellanca CF airplane.

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Thomas G. Lanphier, Jr., 1984-1985. Concerns his participation in the General Electric Lecture Series held by NASM.

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Edward W. Lawler, 1979, 1984. Concerns his assistance in organizing the ceremony honoring Arthur Raymond Brooks in August, 1984.

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Le, general

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Dr. William M. Leary, 1977, 1982, 1984-1986. Correspondence concerns the research of Leary, professor of history at the University of Georgia, for his many books, including a biography of Guiseppe Bellanca, aviation pioneer.

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Andrew F. Lech, 1977, 1980-1981, 1983. Concerns the donation of models by Lech to NASM.

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Jerome F. Lederer, 1977-1979, 1981-1982, 1985. Concerns the history of the Air Mail service by Lederer, president of the Air Mail Pioneers.

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John G. Lee, 1979-1980, 1982, 1985. Concerns his book, It Should Fly Wednesday.

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Robert Lehmacher, 1977-1980, 1982-1983. Concerns his research on Navy gear, especially helmets.

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Clarence D. Lester, 1979, 1982-1983. Concerns his loans for the Black Wings exhibition.

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Morton W. Lester, 1977, 1979, 1981-1985. Concerns research, books, and lectures.

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Anthony W. LeVier, 1978-1980, 1983-1985. Concerns his help with research on the Lockheed XP-80 and his participation in the General Electric Lecture Series.

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Lewis, general

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Li, general

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Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh, 1981, 1984, 1986. Outgoing correspondence only. Concerns her attendance at the Lindbergh Lecture.

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Henry A. Liese, 1980, 1982-1983. Concerns aircraft research and his donation of a Burgess wooden propeller.

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Harvey H. Lippincott, 1978-1986. See also Bradley Air Force Museum, Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association, and United Technologies Corporation, where Lippincott was Corporate Historian, in series 4; and in series 1 under Lippincott. This correspondence concerns mutual interests in aviation research and his participation in the Wright Flyer Symposium, December 16, 1980.

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General Pierre Lissarrague, 1978, 1981, 1985. Correspondence concerns aviation research and arrangements for Lissarrague to serve as Charles A. Lindbergh Professor of Aerospace History for 1985-1986. See also Musee de l'Air et de l'Espace in France.

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Judy Lomax, 1985-1986. Concerns requests of Lomax, a British aviation writer, for photographs for her book, Women of the Air.

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Long, general

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Elgen and Marie K. Long, 1981-1982, 1986. Elgen Long was the first aviator to fly solo around the world over the poles. This correspondence concerns donation of memorabilia and the participation of Mr. and Mrs. Long in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of 1982.

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Paul A. Ludwig, 1977, 1979-1982, 1984. Correspondence concerns his research on the Spitfire and his visit to NASM to photograph aircraft and carry out his research.

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Russell S. Lyle, 1982-1985. Lyle was aviation historian at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. This correspondence mainly concerns his sending material on Air Force aviators for the files at NASM.

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Paul B. MacCready, 1978-1982, 1984-1985. Concerns the installation of the Gossamer Condor at NASM, his nomination for the National Technology Medal, and other matters concerning aviation research.

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Ralph Mackey, 1984-1985. Includes correspondence concerning his loan of photographs of Messerschmitt E 262 to NASM.

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Donald A. Mader, 1982-1984, 1986. Includes correspondence concerning the restoration of the Japanese Shinden aircraft.

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Edward T. Maloney, 1980, 1986. See also Planes of Fame Museum.

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Man, general

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Mar, general

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Dr. John F. Marshall, 1983-1986. Concerns his donation of the B-25 Carol Jean to NASM.

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Martin, general

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Mas-Maz, general

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William M. Masland, 1982-1986. Mostly concerns his World War II experiences and his participation in the 1985 General Electric Lecture Series at NASM.

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Ted Maupin, 1984-1986

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James L. Maxwell, 1982-1983. Concerns the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum and the National Agricultural Aviation Museum.

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Horace S. Mazet, 1978-1979

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Sara S. McCarson, 1976-1977, 1979

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Kevin McCartney, 1977, 1979, 1981-1986. Correspondence concerns his interest in the Garber Facility and his plan to write on the hundred rarest aircraft in the world.

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Mary Lou McClammy, 1980, 1982, 1984. Concerns the Ole Miss aircraft.

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Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready, 1978-1980, 1983-1986. Concerns loan of the Gnome Omega I engine.

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Claude McCullough, 1986

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McH-McT, general

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Edwin D. McKellar, Jr., 1986. See also San Diego Aero-Space Museum.

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Joseph M. McLaughlin, 1979-1981, 1983. Concerns the Flak Bait aircraft.

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Mea-Mer, general

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Martin J. Mednis, 1982-1984, 1986. Concerns restoration and parts for the Flying Can-opener.

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Mes-Mey, general

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Mrs. Allen H. Meyers, 1984-1986. Concerns donation of materials relating to her husband's career.

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John H. Meyers, 1979, 1983

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Mic-Mil, general

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Miller, general

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George W. Miller, 1978-1979, 1983-1984, 1986. Concerns aviation badges.

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Ivonette and Harold Miller, 1981, 1983-1985. Correspondence concerns the donation by Ivonette, niece of the Wright Brothers, of a Wright propeller and the restoration of the 1903 flyer.

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Eugene J. Millikin, 1978-1983, 1985. Concerns aviation research, especially on the Earhart Vega NR7952.

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Min-Miy, general

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Mob-Mon, general

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Kenneth M. Molson, 1977-1980, 1982-1984. Mostly concerns the NASM book, Aircraft in Museums Around the World.

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Moo, general

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Mor, general

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Morgan, general

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Robert C. Morrill, 1978-1981. Concerns his Shinden model.

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William H. Morris, 1977, 1979-1980, 1983. Concerns his donation of Army-Navy Recognition Journals.

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Muriel Earhart Morrissey, 1981-1982, 1984-1985 (all outgoing). Concerns her part in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of 1982.

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Mos-Mow, general

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Ralph I. Mosling, 1984-1986. See also Experimental Aircraft Association.

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Mu-My, general

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Na, general

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Ne, general

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Nelson, general

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Mrs. Winston R. New, 1977-1978. Concerns Westinghouse turbojet engines.

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Ni, general

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Stefan Nicolaou, 1980, 1983-1984

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No-Ny, general

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Robert S. Norgren, 1983, 1985-1986

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Anders Norling, 1983, 1985-1986. Concerns piston engines.

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Julian Nott, 1983-1986. Concerns the "Endeavor" Balloon.

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Ob-Oc, general

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Od-Op, general

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John W. Oder, 1980, 1982, 1984. Correspondence concerns his visits to NASM to view aircraft to assist in his building a replica of the Altair.

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Bob Ogden, 1983-1986. Concerns Ogden's work as Aviation Historian for FlyPast magazine in England.

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Gary Olson, 1984-1986

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Leonard E. Opdycke, 1977-1986. Opdycke was publisher of World War I Aero, a journal of early aviation. Correspondence concerns book reviews and other matters relating to aviation research.

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Or-Oz, general. Correspondents include Karl Ort.

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Carol L. Osborne, 1981-1982, 1984-1986. Concerns women aviators.

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Virginia Oualline, 1986. Concerns research of mutual interest between NASM and Oualline, archivist of The Ninety Nines, Inc., an international organization of women pilots.

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Pac-Pap, general

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Edward T. Packard, 1980, 1983-1986. Packard was a professional model builder. This correspondence concerns drawings of the Wright flyer, his ideas for the Dulles Extension, and his concern over the lack of models on display in the museum.

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Cole Palen, 1977-1978, 1981-1986. Concerns loans and exchange of aircraft between NASM and the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Mostly outgoing. See also series 1.

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Par, general

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Ralph Parker, 1984

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James J. Parks, 1983, 1985. Concerns his aircraft collection.

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Box 42

Pas-Pay, general

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Yvonne C. Pateman, 1984-1986. Concerns the display at NASM on WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

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Mrs. Jefferson Patterson, 1982-1986. Concerns women in aviation.

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Ladislao Pazmany, 1978-1981. Concerning home-built aircraft.

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Pea-Pen, general. Correspondents include Martin P. Pegg.

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Arthur Pearcy, Jr., 1979-1980, 1985-1986

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Edward Peck, 1978-1979, 1982-1986. Later correspondence concerns the papers of Matthew Bacon Sellers and includes a biography of Sellers and an inventory of his correspondence. See also series 1.

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Ann H. Pellegrano, 1978-1984. Concerns aviation in Iowa and her book, Iowa Takes to the Air.

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Harold J. Penrose, 1977-1978, 1980, 1986. Concerns research on early aviation figures, especially John Stringfellow and Roy Chadwick, and the Lindbergh Memorial Lecture for 1983.

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Pep-Pfo, general

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Norman K. Peters, 1977-1978, 1985-1986. Concerns the Union Aircraft engine.

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Ph, general

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Pi, general

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Jeanette Picard, 1979

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Stephen Pitcairn, 1979-1980, 1984. Includes correspondence of Clarence C. Jacoby, Jr., regarding donations and Amelia Earhart.

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Pla-Pon, general

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Tom Poberezny. See the Experimental Aircraft Association

Poo-Pow, general

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Yves Poirer, 1978, 1980

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John L. Polando, 1984. Concerns the Golden Age of Flight Gallery.

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Beekman H. Pool, 1983-1984. Concerns Lincoln Ellsworth.

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Vic Powell, 1977-1978, 1980, 1984. Concerns the Air Force Association's exhibition on Early Flight.

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Pr, general

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Pu-Py, general

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Q, general

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Jeffrey Quill, 1983-1984

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Ra, general

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Arnold Rattner, 1977-1978, 1984-1985. Concerns the donation of a Martin B-10 bomber model.

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Rea-Rei, general

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Roy D. Reagan, 1979-1983. Concerns possible trades.

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James C. Reddig, 1977, 1979-1981, 1984. Partly concerns the illness of Jerome Hunsaker.

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Louise Loening Reiver, 1978, 1983-1984. Concerns the background of her father, aviation pioneer Grover Loening.

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Rem-Rez, general

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Eric K. Renth, 1980-1981, 1984

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Rh, general. Correspondents include Steve Rhinehart.

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Ria-Rih, general. Correspondents include G. Edward Rice.

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Ril-Riz, general

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Roa-Rob, general

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Colonel and Mrs. George S. Roberts, 1982-1984. Concerns participation by Roberts, a retired wartime squadron commander, in a symposium called "The American Black in Aviation: A Decade of Change 1939-1949," held February 25, 1983 at NASM.

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Douglas H. Robinson, 1980, 1983-1986. Includes correspondence concerning his efforts to help NASM acquire the Brown racing aircraft and other matters of shared interest.

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Roc-Roo, general

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Ror-Roy, general

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Ru-Ry, general

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Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, 1981-1985. Concerns his lecture at NASM in 1984 and his attempts to raise funds for his Voyager flight around the world.

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Babe Weyant Ruth, 1983-1985. Concerns her flying activities of the 1930s and contributions to Claudia Oakes' book on women in aviation.

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Sa, general

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Dennis R. Sadowski, 1979, 1982, 1984-1985. Correspondence concerns various matters of aircraft research.

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Henry Sakaida, 1983-1984. Concerns his research on Japanese aircraft.

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Sca-Sche, general

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Captain William Ernest Scarborough, 1980-1981, 1984-1986. Concerns his research on the PBY aircraft.

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Schi-Schw, general

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Score-Scutts, general

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Frank H. Scott, 1978-1979, 1981-1983. Correspondence concerns the interest of Scott, a model builder, in the Pentecoste Hoppicopter, a strap-on helicopter.

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Se, general

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Sha, general

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She, general

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John A. Sherman, 1984-1985. Concerns his research on Michael Meller-Zakomelsky, a Russian aviator.

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Shi-Shu, general

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Warren D. Shipp, 1983, 1986

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Ivar L. Shogran, 1979, 1984-1985. Partly concerns his career in aviation.

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Si-Sk, general

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Sergei and Igor I. Sikorsky, Jr., 1979, 1985-1986. Concerns their father's career.

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Colonel William L. Skliar, 1985-1986. Concerns his participation in the General Electric Lecture Series, 1985-1986.

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Sl-Smit, general

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Smith, general. Correspondents include Yvonne Smith.

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Herschel Smith, 1979-1980

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J. Richard Smith, 1981, 1984-1986. Concerns Aircraft restoration.

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Paul L. Smith, 1985-1986. Concerns the purchase of the Westburg Collection.

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Smits-Sox, general

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Sp, general

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Bob Sparks, 1977-1980, 1982, 1986 (outgoing only). Concerns balloons.

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Halvor Sperbund, 1985-1986. Concerns aircraft restoration.

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Sq-Sta, general. Correspondents include Hans-Heiri Stapfer.

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Mildred C. Stambach, 1979, 1981-1985. Correspondence concerns the donation to NASM of the balloon, parachute, and the equipment of her father, Captain Eddie Allen.

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Max R. Stanley, 1980, 1982-1984. Concerns his participation in the Flying Wing lecture of December, 1982, and his commission of a painting of the Flying Wing to present to NASM.

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Ste, general

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Sti, general

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Merrill Stickler, 1978-1979, 1984-1986. See also Glenn Curtiss Museum of Local History.

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Sto, general

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Joshua Stoff, 1986. See also Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, New York.

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William B. Stone, 1978, 1984

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Str-Sty, general

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Frank Strnad, 1976-1980, 1984

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Su, general

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Scott Sutton, 1981-1982, 1984, 1986. Concerns Gustave Whitehead.

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Sv-Sz, general

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Ta, general. Correspondents include David C. Tallichet, Jr.

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Taylor, general. Correspondents include Robert L. Taylor and John W. R. Taylor of Jane's.

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C. Fayette Taylor, 1978-1979. Concerns his aviation research.

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Te, general

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Dennis C. Teague, 1982-1983, 1986. Concerns possible publication of Aircraft in Museums around the World.

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Th, general

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Louise M. Thaden, 1979. Thaden was a woman aviator of the 1930s. This correspondence concerns Claudia Oakes research on Thaden's flying in connection with research for a book of women flyers.

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Thomas, general

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W. Donald Thomas, 1977, 1979-1983, 1986. Concerns his donations to NASM of commercial airline items.

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Ti-Tj, general. Correspondents include Kevin W. Titus.

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Barrett Tillman, 1977-1978, 1980, 1983. Correspondence concerns his aviation research and participation in the NASM General Electric Aviation Lecture Series.

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To, general. Correspondents include Alan D. Toelle and Robert W. Townsley.

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Tr, general

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Tu-Ty, general

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U, general

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John W. Underwood, 1977-1986. Correspondence concerns his aviation research and writing and the sharing of aviation photographs with Aeronautics staff.

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Colonel Richard L. Uppstrom, 1984, 1986. See also Air Force Museum in series 4.

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Vac-Val, general

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J. Gordon Vaeth, 1981-1986. Concerns his loan of aeronautical memorabilia to NASM and his participation in the June 18, 1982 Amelia Earhart Symposium.

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Van-Vau, general

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Ve, general

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Vi-Vr, general

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Henry S. Villard, 1983-1986. Concerns aviation research and photographs.

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Ing. Jose Villela (Gomez), Jr., 1984-1986. Villela, a historian of Mexican aviation, was the 1986-1987 International Fellow at NASM. Correspondence concerns his interest in the fellowship program, his application, and the offer of the position.

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Hans von Ohain, 1979-1981, 1983-1985. Earlier correspondence concerns his participation in the Jet Aviation Symposium and his contribution to The Jet Age. He served as Charles A. Lindbergh Professor of Aerospace History at NASM during 1984-1985. Later correspondence includes the offer of the position and the arrangements for his tenure. See also series 1.

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Wac-Wap, general

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Walker, general

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Capt. Grover Walker, 1985-1986. See also the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida, (in series 4) where Walker was Director. Correspondence concerns museum business.

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Wat-Waz, general

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Robert Waugh, 1979, 1981-1986. Correspondence concerns aviation research.

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Wea-Wei, general

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Major Truman C. Weaver, 1977-1979

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Richard Webb, 1986. Concerning his donation of Captain Midnight's uniform and memorabilia.

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E. D. "Hud" Weeks, 1978-1981, 1983. Concerns his research on early aviation and his donation to NASM of "Early Birds" letters.

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Faye Gillis-Wells, 1977-1978, 1980-1984. Correspondence concerns her participation in the Amelia Earhart Symposium of June, 1982, and in "Women in Aviation" in March, 1980.

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Joop Wenstedt, 1979, 1981-1985. Includes correspondence about his air museum in The Netherlands.

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Dr. Bryan C. West, Jr., 1979, 1984-1986. Concerns appraisals and his donation to NASM of $500 in honor of Dr. Hans von Ohain.

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Peter and Madeline Westburg, 1978, 1980, 1985-1986

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Wh, general

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Ross Whistler, 1978-1979, 1981-1984

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White, general

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Williams, general

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L. "Willy" Williams, 1982-1984. Correspondence concerns aircraft colors.

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Wilson, general

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Kenneth D. Wilson, 1977-1981, 1984-1986. Concerns research of Wilson, an aviation historian, on early aircraft.

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Bruce P. Winder, 1978-1980, 1984. Concerns his interest in various Wright Brothers engines.

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Wo-Wz, general

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Wood, general

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Y, general

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Brigadier General Charles E. Yeager, USAF, 1979-1986. Concerns his annual participation in NASM's lecture series and the great popularity of his lectures.

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Series 3

Correspondence with Museums, 1977-1986.

This series consists of the Department's correspondence with other museums, principally aviation museums, in the United States and around the world. Although much of this material concerns loans and exchanges, it provides documentation of the interests of the aviation museum community and NASM's role therein. Also of interest is correspondence of the president of the San Diego Aero-Space Museum regarding Whitehead and the Wright Brothers.

Arranged alphabetically.

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A, general. Correspondents include the Aviation Hall of Fame.

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Aeronautico Museo Caproni. See Caproni in this series.

Folder 2 Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1977, 1979-1983. Concerns loans and restoration of aircraft.

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Air Force Museum, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1977-1986. Correspondence concerns loans, exchanges, photographs, travel back and forth, aircraft parts, gifts, and lectures. Correspondents include Richard Uppstrom, Jack Hilliard, Charles Worman, Joe Skinner, Vivian White and Royal D. Frey.

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Alaska Historical and Transportation Museum, Palmer, Alaska, 1982-1985. Partly concerns drawings of the Cunningham Hall PT-6 aircraft. Correspondents include John Cooper.

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Americal Museum, New Caldeonia, Pacific SUID, 1985-1986. Concerns the establishment of the museum and includes copies of local newspapers and the articles and laws of the museum.

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Army Aviation Museum, Ft. Rucker, Alabama, 1978-1986. Mostly concerns loans.

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Australian War Memorial Museum, Canberra, Australia, 1981-1985. Partly concerns the Mitsubishi Zero fighter aircraft. Correspondents include Mark Clayton, J. H. Flemming, and N. J. Flanagan.

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Bradley Air Museum of the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association (CAHA), Windsor Locks, Connecticut, 1977-1983. Concerns loans, restoration of aircraft, and professional meetings. Correspondents include Harvey Lippincott, Robert H. Stepanek, and Philip O'Keefe.

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Caproni Museum, Italy, 1977-1979, 1983. Concerns visits, memorabilia, and professional meetings.

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Champlin Fighter Museum, Mesa, Arizona, 1983-1985

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Confederate Air Force Museum, Harlingen, Texas, 1981-1984.

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Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, New York, 1977, 1980-1985. Concerns aircraft restorations, visits, and professional meetings. Correspondents include William K. Kaiser and Joshua Stoff.

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Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany, 1977-1985. Concerns research, loans, visits, exchanges, and photographs. Correspondents include Walter Rathjen and Theo Stillger. Concerns the Dornier Do 335, Langley, Chanute, and Lilienthal.

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Donald Douglas Museum, Santa Monica, California, 1977-1980. Concerns various aircraft, especially the Wiseman-Cooke. Correspondents include Arch C. Wallen.

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E, general

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Experimental Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1977-1985. Correspondence of Ralph A. Bufano, George Hardie, and the Pobereznys.

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Florence Air and Missile Museum, Florence, South Carolina, 1977-1984. Correspondents include Thomas C. Griffin. Concerns loans, identity of a propeller, and the new location of the Florence Museum.

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Forty-fifth Infantry Division Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1978, 1980-1982, 1984, 1986. Concerns loans of the Piper L-4 and Stinson L-5.

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G, general

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Glenn Curtiss Museum of Local History, Hammondsport, New York, 1977-1984. Correspondents include Merrill Stickler, Curator, and Ray P. Tillman, Director. Includes a list of Curtiss engines.

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H, general. Correspondents include the Hubschrauber Museum.

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Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan, 1977-1978, 1982, 1984-1986.

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I, general. Correspondents include Edward F. Carey, Jr., of the International Aerospace Hall of Fame.

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Imperial War Museum, Cambridge, England, 1978-1982, 1984. Correspondents include David W. Lee. Mostly concerns projects and visits and a proposed visit of the Smithsonian Associates.

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International Women's Air and Space Museum, Dayton, Ohio, 1978-1979, 1981-1985. Primary correspondent is Doris C. Scott. Partly concerns a gift of a plaque honoring Blanche Stuart Scott, as well as research by Claudia Oakes for her books on women in aviation. See also the International Women's Air and Space Museum in series 1.

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L, general. Correspondents include the Luftwaffen Museum.

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Marine Corps Aviation Museum, Quantico, Virginia, 1978, 1981, 1983

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Marine Corps Museum, Quantico, Virginia, 1977-1986. Concerns loans, transfers, and spare parts.

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Musee de l'Air et de l'Espace, Paris, 1977-1985. Correspondents include General Pierre Lissarrague and Lt. Col. M. Jean Reveilhac.

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Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington, 1980, 1984, 1986. Mostly concerns the 1986 International Association of Transport Museums conference in Seattle where Robert Mikesh of NASM gave a talk. Includes correspondence of Harvey Lippincott.

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Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, 1980, 1983-1985

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Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), Auckland, New Zealand, 1977-1980, 1983. Includes correspondence of Allen H. Rowell.

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Nassau County Museum, Syosset, New York, 1978, 1980

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National Aerospace Museum, The Netherlands, 1978-1980, 1983

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National Museum and Art Gallery, New Guinea, 1982, 1985-1986

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National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, Canada, 1977-1979, 1983-1984. Correspondence of A. J. Shortt and Robert W. Bradford.

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Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida, 1977-1979, 1982-1985. Correspondence of Captain Grover Walker. Mostly concerns loans.

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National Soaring Museum, Elmira, New York, 1977-1978, 1981, 1983-1986

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. See Cole Palen in series 1 and 2.

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Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1977-1978, 1981-1984, 1986. Correspondence of James Peel.

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Pima Air Museum, Tucson, Arizona, 1977-1985. Correspondents include Ned S. Robinson and Charles T. Niblett.

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Planes of Fame, Chino, California, 1977, 1979-1981, 1983. Correspondence of Edward T. Maloney. Concerns aircraft restoration and aircraft tires. See also Edward T. Maloney in series 1.

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Royal Air Force Museum, London, 1977-1986. Correspondents include John Tanner and J. M. Bruce. Partly concerns the arrangements for Bruce to serve as Lindbergh Fellow at NASM, 1983-1984.

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S, general. Correspondents include the Shuttleworth Collection.

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San Diego Aero-Space Museum, San Diego, California, 1977-1986. Correspondents include Executive Director Edwin D. McKellar, Jr., and restoration supervisor Timothy M. Cunningham. Concerns the Convair XFY-1 Pogo aircraft and their restoration of the Zero fighter for NASM. Correspondence of President W. T. Immenschuh to Walter J. Boyne partly concerns William J. O'Dwyer of Connecticut and his support of Gustave Whitehead as the first to fly. Includes copy of O'Dwyer to Immenschuh of 10/28/1982 and copy of Crouch to Leo Opdycke containing O'Dwyer's annotations.

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Science Museum, London, 1977-1986. Correspondents include John A. Bagley, Curator. Concerns loans, restorations, visits, and research.

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Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham, Alabama, 1981-1984

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Strategic Air Command Museum, Bellevue, Nebraska, 1978, 1982-1986

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Swiss Transport Museum, Luzerne, Switzerland, 1977-1978, 1980, 1986. Correspondence of Alfred Waldis.

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Series 4

Correspondence with Organizations, 1977-1986.

Arranged alphabetically.

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Aa-Ae, general. Correspondents include Aeronca, Inc., and Aero Nostalgia.

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Academy of Model Aeronautics, 1978, 1982-1983

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Admiral Chester A. Nimitz State Historical Park, Fredericksburg, Texas, 1978-1979, 1981-1982, 1984-1985. Correspondence of Douglass H. Hubbard. Concerns loans and balloon restoration.

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Aeroplane Monthly, 1977-1979, 1984. Correspondents include Philipp Jarrett. Correspondence concerns the Republic FX-91 and Sparrowhawk aircraft.

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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, 1978-1979, 1983-1984. Correspondents include Max Karant. Concerns visits and various problems of aircraft research. See also Max Karant in series 1.

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Air Force Academy, 1978-1979, 1981-1985. Concerns exhibits, loans, photographs, and exchanges.

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Alaskan Historical Aircraft Society, 1977-1984. Correspondence of Ted Spencer. See also Ted Spencer in series 1.

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Am-Ar, general. Correspondents include the American Helicopter Society, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Antique Airplane Association.

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American Airlines, 1977, 1980-1981, 1985

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American Aviation Historical Society, 1978, 1981-1982. Correspondents include Dustin W. Carter, Albert Hansen, and Douglas I. Pirus.

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As-Av, general. Correspondents include the Australian War Memorial and Automobile Quarterly.

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Beech Aircraft, 1978, 1980-1985. Concerns IMAX film and their donation of a Beech V-Tail Bonanza Cutaway.

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Bell Helicopter Textron, 1977-1979, 1982-1983, 1985-1986. Partly concerns the Vertical Flight Gallery.

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Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, 1978-1984. Concerns aircraft for the planned Dulles extension, the IMAX film "On the Wing," and the Jet Aviation Gallery.

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British Aerospace, Inc., 1978-1981, 1983-1985. Includes biographies of Brian Trubshaw and Roland Beamont.

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Cessna Aircraft, 1978-1979, 1981, 1983-1984, 1986. Concerns NASM's desire for a Cessna 152 for its collection.

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Cleveland Model and Supply Co., 1977-1978, 1981, 1984. Partly concerns the Flying for Fun exhibition. See also Edward T. Packard.

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Co, general

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Columbia Pictures TV, 1977-1979. Concerns NASM film series and a film about Tailspin Tommy.

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation 1978, 1983-1984. Concerns a gift to NASM of a Curtiss-Wright P-40 propeller.

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Delta Airlines, 1977-1978, 1981-1984

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E, general. Correspondents include E. I. DuPont, Inc.

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Eastman Kodak Company, 1977, 1984. Concerns a transparency of four Formula I racing planes, the cost of the illuminator and photographs for the Dulles extension, and the Cockburn-Lange collection.

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 1977-1978, 1983, 1986. Concerns the possibility of students helping with aircraft restorations.

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Federal Aviation Administration, 1977-1986. Concerns data on aircraft and other matters.

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Federal Express Corporation, 1982-1984

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Fyfield Collection, 1983, 1986. Concerns aircraft tires. See also Herbert Fyfield in series 2.

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Gates Learjet, 1977-1978, 1980-1981, 1985. Concerns a model of the Learjet Longhorn and a chronology of Learjet models.

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General Electric Corporation, 1977-1979, 1981-1986. Partly concerns the T 700 turboshaft engine donated to NASM by GE and the GE Aviation Lecture Series.

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Grumman Corporation, 1981-1986. Partly concerns the Leroy Grumman F6F Hellcat exhibition.

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H, general. Correspondents include the Historical Aviation Album.

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Lawrence Sperry Enterprises, 1977-1979

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Library of Congress, 1981, 1983-1984. Concerns NASM's History of Aviation Project.

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Lockheed Corporation, 1978-1984. Partly concerns the Jet Aviation Gallery.

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Ma-Mh, general. Correspondents include the Massachusetts Memorial Committee.

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McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1978-1981, 1983-1986. Partly concerns the Jet Aviation Gallery.

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Mi-Mu, general. Correspondents include the Missouri Historical Society.

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Michelin, 1982-1984. Concerns wheels and tires for NASM's SPAD XIII.

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N, general

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National Aeronautical Association, 1977-1979, 1981-1984, 1986. Concerns the Elder Statesman Award, the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy, the Collier Trophy, and the McKay Trophy.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977-1986. Partly concerns the disposition of early aeronautical archives of Langley and the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics.

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National Archives, 1978-1980, 1982. Concerns loan from the National Archives to NASM of Wright documents for an exhibition on the 75th anniversary of the first flight.

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National Geographic Society, 1978-1980, 1983-1984

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Naval Academy, 1978, 1980-1984. Concerns loans and request of NASM for Naval technical documents for its archives.

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Ninety-Nines, 1978, 1981-1983, 1985-1986. The 99s, the International Organization of Women Pilots, has close ties with NASM. This correspondence concerns the 99s' bibliography of women in aviation and items they wanted to borrow for an exhibition on "Women in Aviation." Includes an outline of the exhibition.

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Northrup Corporation, 1978-1984. Concerns updates for NASM's Northrup files, visits back and forth, and the Jet Aviation Gallery. Also includes correspondence with Northrup University.

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O, general

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. See Cole Palen in series 1 and 2.

P, general

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Pan American World Airways, Inc., 1977-1981, 1983

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Raceway Equipment, 1977, 1980-1981, 1983-1984. Correspondents include Joseph Gertler, Jr. Concerns aircraft parts and drawings.

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Rockwell International, Inc., 1977-1981, 1983-1986. Concerns donations to NASM.

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Rolls Royce, Inc., 1977-1981, 1983-1985

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Royal Aeronautical Society, 1978, 1980-1983. Correspondents include A. W. L. Nayler. Partly concerns the 50th anniversary of the British win of the Schneider Trophy.

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Si-So, general. Correspondents include Sikorsky Aircraft.

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Soaring Society of America, 1977-1978, 1981, 1983

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T, general

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Time-Life, Inc., 1977-1984. Concerns the Epic of Flight series.

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U, general

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United Technologies Corporation, 1977-1979, 1981-1986. Correspondents include Harvey H. Lippincott.

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V, general

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Westburg Fund, 1986

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Series 5

Correspondence with Military Organizations, 1977-1986.

Arranged alphabetically.

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Maryland Air National Guard, 1979-1980

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United States Air Force, 1977-1986. Mostly concerns loans and exchanges, exhibits, archival material, and other matters of mutual interest. Correspondents include Richard H. Kohn, Chief, Air Force History Office, concerning a NASM review of the Air Force publishing program.

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United States Army, 1977-1986

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United States Coast Guard, 1980-1982

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United States Marine Corps, 1978-1980, 1985

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United States Navy, 1977-1985. Concerns the Sea-Air Operations Gallery and trip by Smithsonian Associates to Norfolk to tour a naval ship.

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Series 6

Internal Memoranda, 1966-1986.

This series consists of internal memoranda created and maintained by the Department on a monthly basis. The memoranda concern meetings, publications, projects, lectures, and exhibitions and provide documentation of day-to-day activities in Aeronautics. This documentation is of special interest for the period of the move and the opening of the new building.

Arranged chronologically.

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1966. Topics include renovation of the South Yard Building, a contract for restoration of specimens for the new building, plans to visit other air museums, discussion of a new logo, the arrangement of aircraft exhibits in the new building, and a new policy allowing curators to sign their own memos.

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1967. Topics include "Operation Shoplift," a project to reorganize the aircraft at Silver Hill; new projects for the year, the possibility of displaying aircraft at Dulles, College Park, or Bolling Field, and aircraft in world museums.

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1968. Topics include the labeling of Langley's engine and the placing of NASM under arts in the SI organization.

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1969. Topics include Paul Garber's retirement, the disposition of the Ralph H. Upson Papers, and the naval aircraft drawings stored at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

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1970. Topics include discussion about opening Silver Hill for tours and the visit of the staff of Senator Goldwater, staunch supporter of the new museum legislation.

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1971. Topics include revamping of the North Hall exhibits, the clean-up of Silver Hill, and the selection of a new director. Letter of 4 July 1971 includes an inventory of the Ralph H. Upson archival collection. Letter of 23 July contains a summary of the established facts regarding Amelia Earhart's last flight. Memo of August 18 outlines ideas for the new building.

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Memoranda of 1972-1973 reflect the beginning of detailed planning for restoration and exhibits.

January-March 1972. Memo of February 1 contains a history of the Guggenheim Fund at NASM.

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January-March 1973. Includes material and report on the Vehicle and Power Plant Restoration Planning Meeting, March 14, 1973, a conference of outside experts called by NASM to begin plans for preservation of aircraft for the new museum. Memo of March 12 includes a summary of the Annals of Flight series. Memo of March 13 contains a list of aircraft on display at Silver Hill. Memo of March 14 includes a script for Exhibition Flight.

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April-June 1973

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October-December 1973. Memo of November 13 includes a list of old correspondence at the storage facility in Alexandria.

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Memoranda of 1974-1975 are concerned with the development of exhibits, the move of the staff, and installation of exhibits.

January-April 1974. Memo of February 14 includes a list of names of the galleries in the new building.

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May-August 1974. Memo of May 31 contains specifications for the galleries. June 18 includes a list of aeronautics research projects.

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September-December 1974

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January-March 1975. Includes many letters concerning the proposed dismantling of the Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" wooden airplane.

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April 1975

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May 1975

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September-December 1975

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Memoranda of 1976-1977 include much discussion on publications, changes to exhibits, and exhibit upkeep.

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March 1976. Includes material on the controversy over the deHavilland DH-4 mailplane.

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April 1976. Of special interest is a letter of April 22 from Donald S. Lopez to Aerospace Historian concerning their article on conditions at Silver Hill.

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July-August 1976. Memo of July 12 from Collins to the staff summarizes the barrage of praise he was receiving after the July 1 opening.

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September-December 1976

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January-June 1977. Includes material on the Lindbergh Symposium of May 20th and the death of the guest lecturer, John Grierson.

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July-December 1977. Includes memoranda on exhibits dismantling and repair.

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Memoranda reflect the concern for meticulous upkeep of the exhibits and long-range exhibits planning, as well as publications and travel by the staff. The opening of the Jet Aviation Gallery in 1980 was a highlight of this period.

January-June 1978

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July-December 1979

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January-December 1980. Memorandum of July 31 includes Lopez's report on the HK-1 trip and meetings. Memorandum of August 6 concerns the possible donation of the Wings and Wheels Museum to NASM.

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January-June 1981. Topics include progress reports, gallery check reports, publication reports, plans for the History of Aviation series, and the Jet Aviation Gallery.

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July-December 1981. Memorandum of October 2 includes concept outline of the Golden Age of Flight Gallery. Memorandum of December 7 contains program report. Memorandum of December 22 includes a progress report on Building 12.

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January-June 1982. Topics include the Amelia Earhart Symposium.

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July-December 1982. Topics include proposals for building up the art collection at NASM and deaccessioning. Memorandum of December 10 concerns the aviation art competition.

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January-March 1983

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April-June 1983

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July-September 1983. Memorandum of September 7 contains a Five Year Plan for publications.

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October-December 1983. Topics include the Wright Symposium of December 16.

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January-March 1984. Memorandum of March 9 contains some Aeronautics staff biographies.

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April-June 1984. Memorandum of May 23 contains the Five Year Plan. Memorandum of June 21 includes idea for the new restaurant. Other topics include discussions about the restoration of the Wright Flyer.

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Material includes plans for research, information on fellows and interns, accessions and deaccessions, lectures, ceremonies, awards, and exhibits cleaning and repair.

July-September 1984. Memorandum of September 6 contains a report on the Aviation History Project and memorandum of September 10 concerns the Wright Flyer restoration.

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October-December 1984. Memorandum of October 1 contains a list of proposals for scholarly books; memorandum of October 2 includes outline for Smithsonian History of Aviation project. Memorandum of November 23 concerns possible NASM funding for the Voyager flight and memorandum of December 6 contains a progress report on the management of the archives.

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January-March 1985. Memorandum of January 7 includes restoration schedule for the Wright Flyer.

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April-June 1985. Memorandum of May 10 concerns the Aviation History Project.

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July-September 1985. Memorandum of July 5 concerns archives management; memorandum of July 8 concerns the Aeronautics Five-Year Plan. Memorandum of August 21 contains the August Program Report.

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October-December 1985. Memorandum of October 30 contains a progress report on the NASM archives. Memorandum of December 18 contains a proposal for a monograph series.

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January-March 1986. Memorandum of February 24 contains staff biographies.

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Folder 8 April-June 1986

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Folder 9 July-September 1986

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Series 7

Milestones of Flight, First Day Cover Series, 1972-1983.

The Milestones of Flight First Day Cover Series consisted of a subscription system such as is used for the issue of new stamps. Each issue of a stamped envelope pictured an artists's rendition of a great moment in the history of flight, such as Lindberg's flight, the first jet flight, the first man in space, and the like. The special art work appeared on the envelope, which contained a history of the event, and an appropriate stamp was chosen. The covers were then cancelled at the scene of the original event and mailed to subscribers. For example, Milestone #1 honored the 25th anniversary of supersonic flight. The covers were flown at supersonic speed to Edwards Air Force Base, site of the original flight, cancelled at the base post office, and distributed. These records include administrative materials related to the project, as well as some art work, occasional proofs, publicity materials, background material, and letters from the public.

Arranged numerically.

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Milestones of Flight, general, 1972-1977

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Milestones of Flight #1: Bell X-1 (10/14/1947), 1972-1973, 1975

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Milestones of Flight #2: Haenlein Dirigible (12/13/1872), 1972-1973

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Milestones of Flight #3: Explorer I (1/31/1958), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #4: Vanguard I (3/17/1958), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #5: Fokker T-2 (5/3/1923), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #6: Winnie Mae (7/15-22/1933), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #7: Aerobatic Team (7/18-30/1972), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #8: Shenandoah (9/24/1923)

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Milestones of Flight #9: Apollo VII (10/11-22/1968), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #10: Wright Flyer (12/17/1903), 1973

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Milestones of Flight #11: St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line (1/1/1914)

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Milestones of Flight #12: Emergency Parachute Jump (2/18/1921), 1974

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Milestones of Flight #13: Apollo IX (3/3/1969)

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Milestones of Flight #14: Douglas World Cruiser (4/6/1924)

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Milestones of Flight #15: Apollo X (5/18/1969)

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Milestones of Flight #16: Dawn to Dusk Flight (6/24/1924)

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Milestones of Flight #17: Apollo XI (7/20/1969)

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Milestones of Flight #18: Explorer 16 (7/15/1964)

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Milestones of Flight #19: Doolittles All Blind Flight (9/24/1929)

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Milestones of Flight #20: First Woman Passenger (10/27/1909)

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Milestones of Flight #21: South Pole Flight (11/29/1929)

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Milestones of Flight #22: John Stapp's Ride Record (12/10/1954)

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Milestones of Flight #23: Amelia Earhart (1/11/1935)

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Milestones of Flight #24: Pegasus I (2/15/1965)

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Milestones of Flight #25: Henri Fabre's Seaplane, France (3/28/1910)

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Milestones of Flight #26: Tiros I (4/1/1960)

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Milestones of Flight #27: Sikorsky Helicopter (5/13/1940)

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Milestones of Flight #28: Gemini 4 (6/3/1965)

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Milestones of Flight #29: Mariner 4 (7/14/1965)

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Milestones of Flight #30: Echo I (8/12/1960)

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Milestones of Flight #31: Blanch Scott, First Woman Pilot (9/2/1910)

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Milestones of Flight #32: Teddy Roosevelt, First President to Fly (10/10/1910)

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Milestones of Flight #33: First Takeoff from a Ship (11/11/1910)

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Milestones of Flight #34: Gemini 6/7 (1965)

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Milestones of Flight #35: Guggenheim Fund (1/16/1926)

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Milestones of Flight #37: Goddard, First Flight of Liquid Propelled Rocket (3/16/1926)

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Milestones of Flight #38: Flight of Wasp Engine (5/5/1926)

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Milestones of Flight #39: First U.S. Manned Flight (5/5/1961)

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Milestones of Flight #40: First Surveyor - Moon (6/2/1966)

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Milestones of Flight #41: Opening of NASM (7/1/1976)

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Milestones of Flight #42: Harriet Quimby (8/1/1911)

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Milestones of Flight #43: Cal Rogers (9/17/1911)

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Milestones of Flight #44: Truculent Turtle (10/1/1946)

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Milestones of Flight #45: Mariner 9 (11/13/1971)

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Milestones of Flight #46: Pan American Goodwill Flight (12/21/1946)

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Milestones of Flight #47: Hughes H-1 Racer (1/9/1937)

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Milestones of Flight #48: John Glenn, 15th Anniversary (2/20/1962)

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Milestones of Flight #49: Jacqueline Cochrane (4/22/1962)

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Milestones of Flight #50: De Havilland Comet (5/2/1952)

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Milestones of Flight #51: Lindbergh, 50th Anniversary (5/20-21/1927)

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Milestones of Flight #52: 50th Anniversary of First Nonstop Flight from the U.S. to Hawaii (6/28-29/1927)

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Milestones of Flight #53: 30th Anniversary of Powder Puff Derby (7/11/1977)

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Milestones of Flight #54: 70th Anniversary of Founding of Aeronautical Division of Signal Corps (8/1/1907)

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Milestones of Flight #55: Giffard Airship, 125th Anniversary (9/24/1852)

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Milestones of Flight #56: 20th Anniversary of Sputnik I, USSR (10/4/1957)

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Milestones of Flight #57: 65th Anniversary of Catapult Launch (11/12/1912)

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Milestones of Flight #58: 5th Anniversary of Apollo 17 (12/7/1972)

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Milestones of Flight #59: 20th Anniversary of Explorer I (1/31/1958)

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Milestones of Flight #60: 70th Anniversary of Flight of Red Wing (3/12/1908)

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Milestones of Flight #61: 60th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force (4/1/1918)

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Milestones of Flight #62: 60th Anniversary of First Airmail Service (5/15/1918)

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Milestones of Flight #63: 5th Anniversary of Launch of Skylab II (5/25/1973)

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Milestones of Flight #64: 15th Anniversary of Launch of Vostok 6 (6/16/1963)

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Milestones of Flight #65: 40th Anniversary of Howard Hughes and Crew Flight around the World (8/22/1938)

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Milestones of Flight #66: 15th Anniversary of High Altitude Flight Record of X-15 (8/22/1963)

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Milestones of Flight #67: 5th Anniversary of Launch of Mariner 10 (11/3/1973)

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Milestones of Flight #68: 25th Anniversary of First Flight at Twice the Speed of Sound (11/20/1953)

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Milestones of Flight #69: 75th Anniversary of First Flight by Wright Brothers (12/17/1903)

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Milestones of Flight #70: 10th Anniversary of Launch of Apollo 8 (12/21/1968)

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Milestones of Flight #71: 50th Anniversary of Aerial Refueling Flight of the "Question Mark" (1/1/1929)

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Milestones of Flight #72: 30th Anniversary of First Nonstop World Flight by Luck Lady II, (2/26/1949-3/2/1949)

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Milestones of Flight #73: 60th Anniversary of First Transatlantic Flight, Curtiss NC-4 (5/8/1919)

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Milestones of Flight #74: 60th Anniversary of First Nonstop Transatlantic Flight (6/14/1919)

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Milestones of Flight #75: 10th Anniversary of First Manned Lunar Landing Mission, Apollo 11 (7/16/1969)

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Milestones of Flight #76: 70th Anniversary of First Crossing of English Channel by an Airplane, Bleriot XI (7/25/1909)

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Milestones of Flight #77: 15th Anniversary of Launch of Ranger VII (7/28/1964)

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Milestones of Flight #78: 70th Anniversary of Purchase of First Military Aircraft, Wright 1909 Military Flyer (8/2/1909)

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Milestones of Flight #79: 50th Anniversary of First around the World Airship Flight, Graf Zeppelin (8/8-9/1929)

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Milestones of Flight #80: 1st Anniversary of the First Transatlantic Crossing by a Hot Air Balloon, Double Eagle II (8/17/1978)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #81: 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Ninety-Nines (11/2/1929)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #82: 10th Anniversary of Launch of Apollo 12, First Precision Lunar Landing (11/14/1969)

Box 70 of 73

Subscriptions and deposits, FY 1975

Box 70 of 73

Sales desk, FY 1975

Box 70 of 73

Subscriptions and deposits, FY 1976

Box 70 of 73

Subscriptions and deposits, FY 1977

Box 70 of 73

Album, 1973-1974

Box 70 of 73

Subscriptions, general, 1974-1976

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #83: 195th Anniversary of First Crossing of the English Channel by Air, Hydrogen Balloon (1/7/1785)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #84: 65th Anniversary of National Advisory committee for Aeronautics (NACA) (3/3/1915)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #85: 15th Anniversary of Gemini 3 (3/23/1965)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #86: 50th Anniversary of Founding of American Interplanetary Society (4/4/1930)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #87: 50th Anniversary of First Solo Flight from Britain to Australia by a Woman, Amy Johnson (5/1930)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #88: 45th Anniversary of Refueling Endurance Record (6/4/1935)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #89: 5th Anniversary of Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (7/15/1975)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #90: 30th Anniversary of Launch of Bumper No. 8, the First Missile To Be Launched from Cape Canaveral (7/24/1950)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #91: 20th Anniversary of First Successful Recovery of a Space Object in Air, Discoverer XIV (8/16/1960)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #92: 5th Anniversary of Launch of Viking I (8/20/1975)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #95: 10th Anniversary of Apollo 14 Lunar Landing (2/5/1971)

Box 70 of 73

Milestones of Flight #97: 30th Anniversary of First Nonstop Solo Flight across North Pole (5/29/1951)

Box 70 of 73

Box 71

Milestones of Flight #98: 15th Anniversary of Lunar Orbiter I (8/10/1966)

Box 71 of 73

Milestones of Flight #99: 75th Anniversary of First Officially Recorded Flight in Europe (11/12/1906)

Box 71 of 73

Lists and other administrative materials, 1977-1979

Box 71 of 73

Planning, 1972-1977

Box 71 of 73

Plans for new series for 1980s

Box 71 of 73

NASM publications, 1980-1981 (2 folders)

Box 71 of 73

NASM sales catalogs

Box 71 of 73

Series 8

Correspondence with Artists and Modelers, 1966-1975.

This series consists primarily of correspondence of Robert Mikesh with model makers and aviation artists, most of whom were on commission with the museum to produce various works. It is not known why this correspondence is separate, but perhaps it was maintained in Mikesh's office. Occasionally correspondence of these modelers appears in series 1, while series 1 also contains letters from other artists and modelers.

Arranged alphabetically.

Box 72

John Andrews, 1970-1971

Box 72 of 73

Robert F. Andrews, 1971

Box 72 of 73

Charles L. Bourget, 1971-1972

Box 72 of 73

Daniel H. Brazelton, 1969-1972

Box 72 of 73

Gustav H. Dreier, 1969-1972

Box 72 of 73

Warren Eberspacher, 1965-1973

Box 72 of 73

Edward J. Folz, 1967-1971

Box 72 of 73

Francis P. Garove, 1970-1973

Box 72 of 73

Langdon G. Halls, 1969-1972

Box 72 of 73

Bill Harney, 1973

Box 72 of 73

John R. Haske, 1967

Box 72 of 73

Sylvester J. Kill, 1974-1976

Box 72 of 73

Lester E. Klean, 1966-1967. See also series 1.

Box 72 of 73

William E. Koster, 1966-1975

Box 72 of 73

Lester Associates, 1967

Box 72 of 73

Clark Macomber, 1966-1972

Box 72 of 73

Donald T. Madison, 1967-1974

Box 72 of 73

Paul R. Matt, c. 1965-1975

Box 72 of 73

Robert A. Mussey, 1967

Box 72 of 73

Charles T. Newcomb, c. 1965-1978

Box 72 of 73

Willis L. Nye, 1969-1971

Box 72 of 73

John W. Oder, c. 1972-1975

Box 72 of 73

David H. Shipton, 1970-1971

Box 72 of 73

Russell G. Steves, undated

Box 72 of 73

David J. Tracy, 1967-1969, 1971

Box 72 of 73

Gerald A. Wingrove, 1974

Box 72 of 73

Ted Xaras, 1974

Box 72 of 73

Series 9

Miscellaneous Subject Files.

Arranged alphabetically.

Box 73

Aircraft acquisition, 1968

Box 73 of 73

Checklist of aviation museums or collections, 1967

Box 73 of 73

Conservation survey, 1978

Box 73 of 73

Exhibits, miscellaneous, 1968, 1972

Box 73 of 73

Hall aluminum flying boat, 1980-1981

Box 73 of 73

Model engine acquisition, 1968

Box 73 of 73

Move to new building, 1975

Box 73 of 73

Movement schedule, 1975

Box 73 of 73

North Hall exhibits

Box 73 of 73

Outside publishers, 1971-1973

Box 73 of 73

Tallmantz Collection, purchase price list, 1968

Box 73 of 73

Transpo 72, 1972

Box 73 of 73

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