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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7090

Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945

Robert Hutchings Goddard Papers, 1916-1946

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at
Creator: Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Title: Robert Hutchings Goddard Papers
Dates: 1916-1946
Quantity: 1.04 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (2 microfilm reels)
Collection: Record Unit 7090
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945), a pioneer in modern rocket research, was aided by the Smithsonian Institution at an early and crucial point in his work. This collection consists of copies of letters from Goddard to the Smithsonian Institution.

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Access Restriction

Record unit available on microfilm.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7090, Robert Hutchings Goddard Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, 1917

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1916-1918 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, June-December 1918 (3 folders)

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Strips of Notes

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Box 2

Correspondence, June 1919-1929 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence, January 1929-1930

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence, 1930-1946 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

"Rockets," by Robert H. Goddard

Box 2 of 2