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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 344

National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics

Correspondence, circa 1981-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Title: Correspondence
Dates: circa 1981-1989
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 344
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist primarily of the correspondence files of the Department for fiscal years 1987-1989, divided into separate series for museums, people, organizations, and international correspondence. Also included is a chronological file of staff memoranda and some miscellaneous correspondence of Curator Robert C. Mikesh, circa 1981-1986.

Historical Note

Edmund T. Wooldridge, Jr., served as Chairman of the Department of Aeronautics, 1983-1986. Von D. Hardesty became Acting Chairman in 1986 and then Chairman until July, 1987, when Donald S. Lopez became Acting Chairman, serving 1987-1988. In 1989 Dominick A. Pisano was appointed Acting Chairman.

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist primarily of the correspondence files of the department for fiscal years 1987-1989, divided into separate series for museums, people, organizations, and international correspondence. Also included is a chronological file of staff memoranda and some miscellaneous correspondence of curator Robert C. Mikesh, circa 1981-1986.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 344, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence with museums

FY 1987: A-Z (21 folders)

Box 1 of 5

FY 1988: A-Z (21 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1987: A-R (20 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1987: S-Z (8 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Correspondence with museums

FY 1988: A-Z (20 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Correspondence with agencies, corporations, associations and the military

FY 1988: A-Z (20 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1988: A-K (18 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1988: L-Z (15 folders)

Box 3 of 5

International Correspondence, 1986-1988

Alaska

Box 3 of 5

Australia

Box 3 of 5

Brazil

Box 3 of 5

Belgium

Box 3 of 5

Canada

Box 3 of 5

People's Republic of China

Box 3 of 5

Chile

Box 3 of 5

Czechoslovakia

Box 3 of 5

Denmark

Box 3 of 5

East Germany

Box 3 of 5

England (3 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Finland

Box 3 of 5

France

Box 3 of 5

Holland

Box 3 of 5

Honduras

Box 3 of 5

Hong Kong

Box 3 of 5

Hungary

Box 3 of 5

India

Box 3 of 5

Indonesia

Box 3 of 5

Iceland

Box 3 of 5

Italy

Box 3 of 5

Japan

Box 3 of 5

Mexico

Box 3 of 5

New Caledonia

Box 3 of 5

New Guinea

Box 3 of 5

New Zealand

Box 3 of 5

Nicaragua

Box 3 of 5

Norway

Box 3 of 5

Philippines

Box 3 of 5

Poland

Box 3 of 5

Portugal

Box 3 of 5

Saudi Arabia

Box 3 of 5

Spain

Box 3 of 5

South Africa

Box 3 of 5

Singapore

Box 3 of 5

Scotland

Box 3 of 5

Sweden

Box 3 of 5

Switzerland

Box 3 of 5

USSR

Box 3 of 5

Uruguay

Box 3 of 5

U. S. Virgin Islands

Box 3 of 5

West Germany

Box 3 of 5

West Indies

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Staff Memoranda

October 1986-March 1987

Box 4 of 5

April-September 1987

Box 4 of 5

October-November 1987

Box 4 of 5

December 1987-February 1988

Box 4 of 5

March-April 1988

Box 4 of 5

May-June 1988

Box 4 of 5

July-September 1988

Box 4 of 5

Mikesh 1981-1986

Box 4 of 5

Correspondence with museums

FY 1989: A-Z (21 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1989: A-L (15 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Correspondence with individuals

FY 1989: M-Z (13 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Correspondence with agencies, corporations, associations and the military

FY 1989: A-D, F-G, I, N, PQR, T, UVW (11 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Staff Memoranda

FY 1989 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

International Correspondence, FY 1989

Alaska

Box 5 of 5

Australia

Box 5 of 5

Belgium

Box 5 of 5

Brazil

Box 5 of 5

Canada

Box 5 of 5

Chile

Box 5 of 5

People's Republic of China

Box 5 of 5

Czechoslovakia

Box 5 of 5

Denmark

Box 5 of 5

East Germany

Box 5 of 5

England

Box 5 of 5

Finland

Box 5 of 5

France

Box 5 of 5

Great Britain (U.K.)

Box 5 of 5

Holland

Box 5 of 5

Honduras

Box 5 of 5

Hong Kong

Box 5 of 5

Hungary

Box 5 of 5

India

Box 5 of 5

Indonesia

Box 5 of 5

Iceland

Box 5 of 5

Italy

Box 5 of 5

Japan

Box 5 of 5

Mexico

Box 5 of 5

New Caledonia

Box 5 of 5

New Guinea

Box 5 of 5

New Zealand

Box 5 of 5

Nicaragua

Box 5 of 5

Norway

Box 5 of 5

Philippines

Box 5 of 5

Poland

Box 5 of 5

Portugal

Box 5 of 5

Quebec

Box 5 of 5

Saudi Arabia

Box 5 of 5

Spain

Box 5 of 5

South Africa

Box 5 of 5

Singapore

Box 5 of 5

Scotland

Box 5 of 5

Sweden

Box 5 of 5

Switzerland

Box 5 of 5

USSR

Box 5 of 5

Uruguay

Box 5 of 5

U. S. Virgin Islands

Box 5 of 5

West Germany

Box 5 of 5