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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-136

Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-

Michael J. Neufeld Papers, 1989-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-
Title: Michael J. Neufeld Papers
Dates: 1989-2008
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 15-136
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of documentation of the professional activities of Michael J. Neufeld, including presentations, papers, and articles. Neufeld held 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 Aeronautics Division in 1997, and then in the Space History Division in 1999. Much of the research documented in this accession relates to Wernher von Braun, German and then American rocketeer and space administrator. Materials include correspondence, notes, papers, articles, presentations, meeting materials, images, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of documentation of the professional activities of Michael J. Neufeld, including presentations, papers, and articles. Neufeld held 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 Aeronautics Division in 1997, and then in the Space History Division in 1999. Much of the research documented in this accession relates to Wernher von Braun, German and then American rocketeer and space administrator. Materials include correspondence, notes, papers, articles, presentations, meeting materials, images, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 3/15/2011 deed of gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-136, Michael J. Neufeld Papers

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Container List

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Peenemunde Talks, 1989-2005

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Mittelbau-Dora Articles for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1999-2002

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Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Toronto, October 2002 - "Space Policy, Politics and Technology"

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German Studies Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2003 - "Vom Winde Verweht? German Scientists and Engineers Abroad after 1945"

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German Historical Institute Workshop, Washington, D.C., October 15-16, 2004 - "Science and Technology in the 20th Century: Cultures of Innovation in Germany and the United States"

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Western Social Science Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, April 2005 - "'Space Superiority': Wernher von Braun's Campaign for a Military Space Station, 1952-1954"

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"Space Superiority" Revisions and Article Version, 2005-2006

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Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, October 2006 - "Writing Lives: Biography as a Window to Interpreting Technology"

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Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 2007 - "Revisiting Debates on Dictatorship and Technology" Commentary

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International Astronautical Congress, Hyderabad, India, September 2007 - "Von Braun and the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Decision: Finding a Way to go to the Moon"

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"Von Braun and the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Decision: Finding a Way to go to the Moon" - Acta Astronautica Article of International Astronautical Congress Paper, 2008

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"50 Years in Space" Event, University of Leicester, Center for American Studies, 2006-2007

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"Space Hero or Nazi Villain? Wernher von Braun as Cold-War Icon in the United States and the Two Germanies after Sputnik," 2006-2007

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"Space Hero or Nazi Villain? Wernher von Braun as Cold-War Icon in the United States and the Two Germanies after Sputnik" - Talk at University of Maryland, March 8, 2007, and Western Social Science Association, Calgary, April 13, 2007

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Greifswald Rocket Paper, October 2, 2002, and Published Paper, 2004

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"Von Braun, Collier's and Disney: Selling Space in the 1950s," National Museum of American History Tuesday Colloquium, January 25, 2005"

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Von Braun, Collier's and Disney: Selling Space in the 1950s," Goddard Space Flight Center Engineering Colloquium, November 8, 2004

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Cockpit Book - Chapter Manuscripts and Images, c. 1998

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Andre Sellier, "A History of the Dora Camp" - Translation/Foreward, 2002-2004

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Spiekeroog Festschrift - Wernher von Braun, 2003

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"Mythos Peenemunde," 1997

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Wernher von Braun Article for "Lexikon der Bedeutenden Naturwissenschaftler," 2001-2003

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Army Ballistic Missile Agency Transfer - Article Version, 2004-2006

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Wernher von Braun Article for "New Dictionary of Scientific Biography," 2005-2007

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"Wernher von Braun and Concentration Camp Labor: An Exchange" - German Studies Review, 2000-2002

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Wernher von Braun and the Third Reich Talks, 1998-2001

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"Wernher von Braun: Space Warrior" - Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, 2006-2007

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