Project Files, 1957-2008

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Consists of records documenting projects undertaken or managed by the staff of the Space History Division and its predecessor units, the Department of Space History and the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes; reports; policies and procedures; meeting agendas and minutes; proposals; contracts and agreements; information about conferences, symposiums, committees, seminars, and workshops; specifications; publications; budget summaries; newspaper clippings; articles, press releases, and newsletters; brochures; videotape recordings; drawings; fundraising, loan, and survey information; event programs; photographs, slides, and negatives; reports; project schedules; evaluations; architectural drawings and floor plans; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space History
  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space Science and Exploration
  • Save America's Treasures (Organization)
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1957
  • 1957-2008


  • Congresses and conventions
  • Museum conservation methods
  • Aeronautics
  • Committees
  • Space suits
  • Museums
  • Space sciences
  • Education
  • Astronautical museums
  • Saturn launch vehicles
  • Budget
  • Fund raising
  • Contracts
  • Aeronautical museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museum curators
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Floppy disks
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Drawings
  • Newsletters
  • Color photographs
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Color negatives
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Videotapes
  • Digital versatile discs

Local number

SIA RS00702

Physical description

38 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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