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Accession 11-126,  Neufeld, Michael J, 1951-,  Michael J. Neufeld Papers, 1965-1974, 1987-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Neufeld, Michael J, 1951-
Title: Michael J. Neufeld Papers
Dates: 1965-1974, 1987-2004
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 11-126
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of documentation of the professional activities of Michael J. Neufeld, including presentations, papers, books, and general research. Neufeld held assistant professorships at several universities between 1984 and 1988 as well as several fellowships with the Smithsonian Institution from 1988 through 1990. In 1990, he was hired as a curator by the National Air and Space Museum, first in the Department of Aeronautics, which became the Aeronatics Division in 1997, and then in the Space History Division in 1999. Neufeld's research specialties include rocketry and the role of aviation in World War II. Books documented in this accession include "The Skilled Metalworkers of Nuremberg: Craft and Class in the Industrial Revolution;" "The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era;" and "The Bombing of Auschwitz: Should the Allies Have Attempted It?." Materials include correspondence, notes, proposals, papers, transcripts, meeting materials, clippings, images, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of documentation of the professional activities of Michael J. Neufeld, including presentations, papers, books, and general research. Neufeld held assistant professorships at several universities between 1984 and 1988 as well as several fellowships with the Smithsonian Institution from 1988 through 1990. In 1990, he was hired as a curator by the National Air and Space Museum, first in the Dept. of Aeronautics, which became the Aeronatics Division in 1997, and then in the Space History Division in 1999. Neufeld's research specialties include rocketry and the role of aviation in World War II. Books documented in this accession include "The Skilled Metalworkers of Nuremberg: Craft and Class in the Industrial Revolution;" "The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era;" and "The Bombing of Auschwitz: Should the Allies Have Attempted It?." Materials include correspondence, notes, proposals, papers, transcripts, meeting materials, clippings, images, and related materials.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 3/15/2011 deed of gift; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-126, Neufeld, Michael J, 1951-, Michael J. Neufeld Papers

Container List

Box 1

"The Rocket and the Reich" - Reviews and Advertisements, 1995-2000

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"The Rocket and the Reich" - Translations, 1994-2001

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"The Rocket and the Reich" - Correspondence, 1996-1999

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"The Rocket and the Reich" - Correspondence, 1993-1995

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"The Rocket and the Reich" - Concepts and Organization, 1991-1992

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National Aerospace Conference - Wright State University, 1998

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German Historical Institute Handbook Article, 1996-2001

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"The End of the Army Space Program," Raleigh Symposium, October 2001, and Society for Military History Conference, May 2001

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Society for the History of Technology - Commentary, 2001

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Orbiter Article, 1998-2001

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Orbiter Talks, 1998-1999

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Wernher von Braun Paper, Tom D. Crouch and Michael James Neufeld, Auburn University Conference, 1994

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Luftwaffe Paper - American Historical Association, 1997

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International Astronautical Federation Congresses, 1992-1997

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"The Road to Peenemunde" - MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, 1996-1998

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Society for the History of Technology - Albatrosses, 1998

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Encyclopedia Britannica Space Articles, 1999

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"The Reichswehr, the Rocket, and the Versailles Treaty" - Journal of Military History, 1996-2000

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International Astronautical Federation - Hermann Oberth and Rudolf Nebel Paper, 1995-2000

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Naval History Workshop, 1997

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"Hitler, the V-2, and the Battle for Priority, 1939-1943" - AMI Conference and the Journal of Military History, 1991-1993

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Peenemunde Article for Renneberg and Walker Book, 1989-1995

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Society for the History of Technology - "Technological Failure: The Case of East Germany," 1996

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Society for the History of Technology - "Rolf Engel vs. the German Army," 1995

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Rocket Aircraft Article for "Innovation and the Development of Flight," 1996-1999

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Society for the History of Technology - "German Rocket Engineers and the Legacy of Peenemunde in Huntsville," 1993

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American Historical Association Panel, 1990

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"Weimar Culture and Futuristic Technology" in Technology and Culture, 1989-1990

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Peenemunde Fellowships, 1989-1990

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"Skilled Metalworkers of Nuremburg," 1987-2001

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Von Braun Correspondence, 1997-1999

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General Research Correspondence, 1995-1999

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Box 2

General Research Correspondence, 1989-1994

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Miscellaneous German Correspondence, 1996-1999 (2 folders)

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Miscellaneous German Correspondence, 1987-1995

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Huntsville, Alabama Correspondence, 1990-1999

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Yves Beon Correspondence, 1992-2004 (2 folders)

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French and Belgian Correspondence, 1990-1999

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Theater Nordhausen/Gedenkstatte Mittelbau-Dora Correspondence, 1992-1999

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Peenemunde/Kochel/Naval Ordnance Laboratory/Naval Surface Warfare Center Wind Tunnels, 1996-1997

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Berlin Document Center, 1989-1992

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Volker Coos Correspondence, 1995-1999

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Junkers/Dessau, 1994-1997

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Public Affairs - Letters from Neufeld's Youth, 1965-1974

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Imperial War Museum Correspondence, 1990-1997

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Calgary/Canadian Aviation Museums Correspondence, 1991-1996

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Auschwitz Book Proposal, 1995-1998

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Reviews and Publicity, 2000-2004

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Contract and Rights, 1997-2001 (2 folders)

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Correspondence, 2000-2001

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Correspondence, 1999

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Correspondence, 1998

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Correspondence, 1997

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"The Bombing of Auschwitz" - Correspondence, 1993-1996

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Box 3

Bombing of Auschwitz Joint Symposium, National Air and Space Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Original Transcript, April 30, 1993

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Bombing of Auschwitz Joint Symposium - General, April 30, 1993

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