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Accession 03-079

National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division

Project Files, 1992-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Title: Project Files
Dates: 1992-1998
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 03-079
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Senior Curator, documenting the video "Pathways to the Skies" produced by the National Air and Space Museum for Project SMART. Project SMART was led by George R. Carruthers, Physicist, to encourage minority youths to become interested in science, math, and technology. Carruthers believed that doing experiments and watching demonstrations was the best way to learn about science. "Pathways to the Skies" was produced by the National Air and Space Museum and distributed by Project SMART to encourage interest in the minority experience in aviation and spaceflight. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, images, and background materials. Also included is a cassette tape copy of an oral history interview of Carruthers. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of materials created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Senior Curator, documenting the video "Pathways to the Skies" produced by the National Air and Space Museum for Project SMART. Project SMART was led by George R. Carruthers, Physicist, to encourage minority youths to become interested in science, math, and technology. Carruthers believed that doing experiments and watching demonstrations was the best way to learn about science. "Pathways to the Skies" was produced by the National Air and Space Museum and distributed by Project SMART to encourage interest in the minority experience in aviation and spaceflight. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, images, and background materials. Also included is a cassette tape copy of an oral history interview of Carruthers. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-079, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

Carruthers Oral History Interview, 8/18/1992

Box 1 of 1

SMART Problems, 6/7/1995

Box 1 of 1

Brian Carruthers Storyboard

Box 1 of 1

Off-Line Edit

Box 1 of 1

Matice Wright - Cathy

Box 1 of 1

Bragg and Anderson

Box 1 of 1

Lindbergh International

Box 1 of 1

Bessie Coleman

Box 1 of 1

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Class Photos

Box 1 of 1

Jackie Cochran

Box 1 of 1

Debbie Douglas - Correspondence Status

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous [Scripts and Notes]

Box 1 of 1

SMART Video Script, 9/1993

Box 1 of 1

Martin Jefferson

Box 1 of 1

SMART Unknowns

Box 1 of 1

Images

Box 1 of 1

Pathways to the Skies (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

SMART- Final On-line

Box 1 of 1

Carruthers

Box 1 of 1

SMART 1996 Proposal to Lemelson

Box 1 of 1

SMART On-Line

Box 1 of 1

Carruthers VH-1 - Williams

Box 1 of 1

Dr. George Carruthers and Apollo 16 Mission

Box 1 of 1

Carruthers Manuscript

Box 1 of 1

George Carruthers Oral History Interview by David DeVorkin, 8/18/1992 - Original (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Photo Permissions

Box 1 of 1

Betsy Coleman

Box 1 of 1

Pateman Career Summary

Box 1 of 1

Preston Committee Reports

Box 1 of 1