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Accession 98-017

National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics

Program Files, 1964-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1964-1994
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 98-017
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of National Air and Space Museum (NASM) files from 1964 to 1994 about the bequest of Admiral Dewitt Clinton Ramsey and his wife to the Smithsonian Institution for the purpose of supporting the history of United States Navy aviation. The Ramseys' gift is still manifest today in the Ramsey Fellowship in naval aviation history, the Ramsey Room (the rare books room of the NASM Library), and the Ramsey Building (Building 23 at the Garber Facility). Much of the early correspondence is that of Paul Edward Garber, who was also the Ramsey Fellow from his retirement to his death.

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This accession consists of National Air and Space Museum (NASM) files from 1964 to 1994 about the bequest of Admiral Dewitt Clinton Ramsey and his wife to the Smithsonian Institution for the purpose of supporting the history of U.S. naval aviation. The Ramseys' gift is still manifest today in the Ramsey Fellowship in naval aviation history, the Ramsey Room (the rare books room of the NASM Library), and the Ramsey Building (Building 23 at the Garber Facility). Much of the early correspondence is that of Paul Garber, who was also the Ramsey Fellow from his retirement to his death.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-017, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics, Program Files

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Container List

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Folder 1 "Estate - Ramsey:" Original correspondence on the Ramsey bequest, 1964-1970

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Folder 2 "Ramsey Will:" Letter to Paul Garber, 1985

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Folder 3 "Adm. Ramsey Desk:" Photos, correspondence, 1983-1984

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Folder 4 "Building at Silver Hill:" Correspondence, drawings, memos, 1968-1976

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Folder 5 "Navy Drawings:" Correspondence, memos, 1986

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Folder 6 "Junior Ramsey Fellow:" 1982

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Folder 7 "Ramsey Fellow - Paul E. Garber:" 1981-1992

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Folder 8 "Ramsey - Work Reports:" 1980-1981 report by Garber

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Folder 9 "Projects:" 1968-1973

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Folder 10 "Ramsey - Minutes of First Meeting, April 25, 1967"

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Folder 11 "RAMSEY FUND - Requests, Expenditures, Budget - 1972-1984"

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Folder 12 "Ramsey Meetings 1968-1974"

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Folder 13 "Ramsey Meetings 1975-1979"

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Folder 14 "Ramsey Meetings 1980-1981"

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Folder 15 "Ramsey Meetings 1982-1983"

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Folder 16 "Ramsey Meetings 1984-1985"

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Folder 17 "Ramsey Meetings 1986-1992"

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Folder 18 "Ramsey Fund Trustees Meetings 1976-1989"

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Folder 19 "Ramsey Fund - Requests, Expenditures, Budget:" 1985-1993

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Folder 20 "Ramsey Fellow (Assistant) - E. T. Wooldridge:" 1990-1994

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