Program Files, 1964-1997, 2001-2012

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Consists of records that document programs in which the Aeronautics Division and its predecessor, the Department of Aeronautics, administered or participated. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; lecture papers; graphics; budget summaries; guidelines for contributors; project descriptions; chapter outlines; schedules; press releases and articles; invitations; guest lists; biographical information; press kit; position descriptions; photographs and slides; brochures; maps; presentation information; publications; newspaper clippings; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.


National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Aeronautics


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Chronologic, alphabetic, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1964
  • 1964-2012
  • 1964-1997, 2001-2012


  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Education
  • Aeronautics
  • Museums
  • Aeronautical museums
  • Museum curators
  • Museums--Educational aspects


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Serials (publications)
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Maps
  • Color photographs
  • Compact discs
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS00694

Physical description

  • 2.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 3.75 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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