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Record Unit 355

National Air and Space Museum. Office of Cooperative Programs

Program Files, 1986-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Office of Cooperative Programs
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1986-1991
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 355
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document three projects carried out by the Office of Cooperative Programs: the University Workshop on the History of Aviation, 1988; the Legacy of Strategic Bombing lecture series, 1989-1990; and the symposium on Preserving the History of the Aerospace Industry, April 1990. Materials include correspondence, budgets, contracts, schedules, biographies, and brochures.

Historical Note

The Office of Cooperative Programs was created in 1987 to develop lectures, films, and seminars for the public and lectures for the staff. Helen C. McMahon, who had served National Air and Space Museum previously as Chief of Special Projects and Publications, Chief of Aerospace Education and Publications, and Director of Educational Planning, was selected as its first manager and has served 1987- .

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Descriptive Entry

These records document three projects carried out by the Office of Cooperative Programs, the University Workshop on the History of Aviation, 1988; the Legacy of Strategic Bombing lecture series, 1989-1990; and the International Conference on Aerospace History, April, 1990. Materials include correspondence, budgets, contracts, schedules, biographies, and equipment lists and brochures.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 355, National Air and Space Museum. Office of Cooperative Programs, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

University Workshop Budget, 1988-1989 (2 folders)

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University Programs File, 1986-1988 (3 folders)

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Sloan Workshop Proposal, 1986

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University Programs - Historical File, 1985-1988

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Sloan Foundation Resource Video Disc Catalog (Master), 1989

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Biographies - Strategic Bombing, Hold File, 1987-1990

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Budget - Strategic Bombing, 1990-1991

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Strategic Bombing, Hold File, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 3

Strategic Bombing - General (Address List, MacArthur Foundation, Films), 1989

Box 2 of 3

Strategic Bombing - Lecture: Philip Morrison "The Walled City of Omaha," 1989

Box 2 of 3

Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "Visions and Predictions: Prehistory of Strategic Bombing," 1989

Box 2 of 3

Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "Origins of Air Power Doctrine," 1989

Box 2 of 3

Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "The Bomber as the Weapon of Choice, 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "Strategic Bombing 1939-1945," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Lecture: Freeman Dyson "Strategic Bombing in WWII and Today: Has Anything Changed?" 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Public: "Anatomy of a Raid: Berlin," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Lecture: Kurt Vonnegut "The View from the Ground," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Lecture: Gen. Curtis E. LeMay "From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "The Wizard War: Intelligence and Strategic Bombing," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "The Atomic Bombing of Japan," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Public: "Sifting the Rubble: The Strategic Bombing Surveys," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Invitational: "Peace is our Profession: The Rise of the SAC," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Symposium/Public: "The Bomb and the Postwar World," 1990

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Strategic Bombing - Lecture: McGeorge Bundy "Legacy of Strategic Bombing," 1990

Box 2 of 3

International Conference on Aerospace History, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

International Conference on Aerospace History - Oakes/Kennett File, 1989-1990

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International Conference on Aerospace History - Budget, 1990

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