Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Neblung Family Papers, 1975-1976
This accession consists of materials documenting the construction and installation of the Ad Astra sculpture by Richard Lippold at the National Air and Space Museum. The sculpture was constructed and installed by Railco Metal Craft, Inc., a company owned by Werner Neblung. Richard Neblung, Werner's son who also worked for the company, filmed the installation which was primarily performed by his father. Materials include original construction drawings and a digitized version of four reels of installation footage (not in order).
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Neblung, Werner
- Neblung, Richard
- Lippold, Richard, 1915-
- Railco Metal Craft, Inc.
- National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-013, Neblung Family Papers