Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Chairman's Records, circa 1965, 1970-1989
These records primarily document the activities of the Assistant Director, Chairman, and Acting Chairman, Department of Aeronautics, National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Records were created by Donald S. Lopez, Assistant Director, 1971-1980, and Chairman, 1980-1983; E. T. Wooldridge, Chairman, 1983-1986; Von Hardesty, Acting Chairman, 1986, and Chairman, 1986-1988; and Dominick Pisano, Acting Chairman, 1989.
Additional records include the correspondence of Tom D. Crouch, Curator; Chairman's reports; Exhibits Committee meetings; departmental budget and planning information; information on the NASM Dulles airport project; and related records. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, committee reports, meeting minutes, budget information, planning documents, and collections management records.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Crouch, Tom D.
- Hardesty, Von, 1939-
- Lopez, Donald S., 1923-2008
- Pisano, Dominick, 1943-
- Wooldridge, E. T.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-081, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics, Chairman's Records