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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 99-081

National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics

Chairman's Records, circa 1965, 1970-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Title: Chairman's Records
Dates: circa 1965, 1970-1989
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 99-081
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-081, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics, Chairman's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Conservation of Collections, 1977-1983

Box 1 of 3

Department of Aeronautics Five Year Plan, 1985

Box 1 of 3

NASM Five Year Plan

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Objectives and Plans for NASM, 1965

Box 1 of 3

A Plan for Research at NASM, 1983-1993

Box 1 of 3

Notes for a briefing on the Missions, Programs and Accomplishments, Problems and Solutions of the NASM, 1984

Box 1 of 3

Research Survey and Evaluation of Four Exhibit Galleries in NASM, 1979

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Development Plan for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Daedalus Project, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Directory of Museums in the United States Containing Aircraft

Box 1 of 3

"Air Transport" Exhibition, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian History of Aviation: Book Series, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Collections Management, 1985-1987

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits Department, 1987

Box 1 of 3

"World War I" Gallery Exhibition, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 3

Policy Memoranda, 1978-1986

Box 1 of 3

NASM Dulles Airport Project, 1981-1988

Box 1 of 3

Budget, 1983-1987

Box 1 of 3

Department of Aeronautics Organization Issues, 1983-1987 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Incentive Awards, 1983-1987

Box 1 of 3

Guidance/Briefings, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 3

Professional Accomplishments Evaluation Committee, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 3

Lindbergh Chair, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 3

Schroffel, Robin - Registrar, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Archives Advisory Committee, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

NASM Research Advisory Committee, 1987

Box 2 of 3

Hardesty, Von D., and Office of the Director, 1987

Box 2 of 3

Publications, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 3

Exhibits Committee/Reference, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 3

Collections Committee, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 3

Sloan Seminar, 1987-1988

Box 2 of 3

National Associates Lecture and Seminar Program, 1986

Box 2 of 3

NASM Research Fellowships, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 3

Deutsches Museum Project, 1983

Box 2 of 3

Prospective Authors for the NASM Journal, 1984

Box 2 of 3

University Programs, 1985

Box 2 of 3

NASM research reports - Chairman's overview (Wooldridge), 1983-1986

Box 2 of 3

Scholarly Publications - Aviation, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 3

Review Committee Meetings, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Academic Program Committee, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Lectures and Schedules

Box 2 of 3

History of Aviation - Monograph, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Research Plans for Aeronautics, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 3

Le Pere/Bremen/VS-300, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 3

Collections Committee, 1986-1989

Box 2 of 3

Japanese Project Loan, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Department of Aeronautics - Publications and Five Year Plan, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 3

Hellcat, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Exhibits Committee - Meeting Minutes, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Aeronautical Collection Acquisition Plan/Accessions, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Department of Aeronautics - SI Year, 1983-1985

Box 2 of 3

Wright Flyer Restoration, 1984

Box 2 of 3

Sopwith Drawings, 1983-1985

Box 2 of 3

Department of Aeronautics - Exhibit Materials, 1977-1985

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

NASM Restoration Planning, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 3

Proposed Docent Training Tests, 1986

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Committee, 1987-1989

Box 3 of 3

Personnel, 1983-1986

Box 3 of 3

Sweeting, Glen - Conservation, 1970-1983 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Aircraft Collection Rationale, 1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Aircraft in Museums Around the World, Section I, 1983 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Aircraft in Museums Around the World, Section II, 1983 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Early Flight Gallery, 1980, 1986-1987 (Accession 18-171)

Box 3 of 3