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

Accession 17-151

Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-

Michael J. Neufeld Papers, 1987-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-
Title: Michael J. Neufeld Papers
Dates: 1987-2013
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 17-151
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. Neufeld is a specialist in rocketry and Wernher von Braun in particular. Materials include research correspondence, article drafts, presentations, lecture scripts, clippings, brochures, meeting materials, presentations, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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. Neufeld is a specialist in rocketry and Wernher von Braun in particular. Materials include research correspondence, article drafts, presentations, lecture scripts, clippings, brochures, meeting materials, presentations, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 3/15/2011 deed of gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-151, Michael J. Neufeld Papers

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Container List

Box 1

International Committee for History of Technology Conference, University of Victoria, August 5-8, 2008

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Wernher von Braun and the German Democratic Republic Paper, 2007

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Imagining Outer Space, 1900-2000: An International Conference, Universitat Bielefeld, February 6-9, 2008

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Space Hero or Nazi Villain?, Yale University Colloquium, January 1, 2008, and Case Western Reserve University, March 25, 2008

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Conference, October 22-23, 2007

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Noordung Symposium, March 27, 2008

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Barcelona Science Policy Workshop, November 15-17, 2007

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Arthur Rudolph Entry, Neue Deutsche Biographie, 2005

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Space Exploration and Humanity Encyclopedia Articles, 2006

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The Rocket and the Reich Correspondence, 2001-2004

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The Rocket and the Reich, Photograph and Illustration Contracts and Permissions, 1994-2000

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Society of American Military Engineers Award, 2011

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NASA Conference, 50th Anniversary of Human Spaceflight, April 26-27, 2011

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Artefacts XV, Ottawa, September 19, 2010, and Society for the History of Technology, Tacoma, October 3, 2010

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Tsiolkovsky-Goddard-Oberth Paper, 2009, and Works-in-Progress, 2010

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Wernher von Braun Talks, University of Alabama in Huntsville, February 2008 and February 2010

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Landkreis Fulda, Wernher von Braun Schule, June 30, 2009

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Mutual Concerns of Air and Space Museums, Ottawa, April 2009

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Library of Congress Collier's Talk, December 9, 2008

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Society for the History of Technology, Lisbon, October 10-14, 2008

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Wernher von Braun Paradigm, NASA 50th Anniversary Conference, October 28-29, 2008

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Three Heroes, Article Version, 2011-2012

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Wernher von Braun Schule Friedberg (Augsburg), Deutsche Museum, and Austria Talk, March 2012

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Smash the Myth of the Fascist Rocket Baron: East German Attacks on Wernher von Braun in the 1960s, Article Version, 2011

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From Mass Murder to Exhibition, German Historical Institute Workshop, November 17-18, 2011

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Lemelson Center-National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Space Symposium, November 18-19, 2011

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Ilan Ramon International Space Conference, January 30-31, 2011

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V-2 Missile Article with David H. DeVorkin, 2011-2012

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Commentary on Technological Enthusiasm, Society for the History of Technology, October 12, 2013

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International Astronautical Congress, September 22-27, 2013 (includes electronic records)

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Rocket and the Reich eBook, 2013

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Oppenheimer Review, Washington Post, 2013

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Space Artifact or Nazi Weapon?, Smithsonian Congress of Scholars Lecture and Research Prize, 2013

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History of Science Society, San Diego, November 15-18, 2012

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Letter from Cloudcroft Symposium, November 10, 2012

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NASA Solar System Conference, October 25-26, 2012

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Exhibiting the V-2 Article Revision, 2012

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Peenemunde Symposium, September 20-22, 2012

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Frank Winter, Michael Neufeld, and Kerrie Dougherty, International Astronautical Congress Paper, 2011, and Publicity, 2012

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Gemini Talk, Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum, September 24, 2011

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Three Heroes, International Astronautical Congress, Cape Town, October 3-7, 2011 (includes electronic records)

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Huntsville Events and Correspondence, 2000-2012

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Schroeder/Wernher von Braun Controversy, 2011

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Nordhausen Correspondence, 2000-2011

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Dora Survivors (other than Yves Beon), 1997-2002

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Images of Dora Exhibit and Huntsville Version, 2010

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Friedwardt Winterberg Correspondence, 1995-2008

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ZDF Wernher von Braun Film for 2009

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Box 2

ZDF/Wernher von Braun/LoopFilm, 2004-2005

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German American Heritage Foundation/Museum, 2010

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Hermann Lietz Schule Spiekeroog and Bieberstein Correspondence, 1999-2001

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Deutsches Museum Correspondence, 1989-2005

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Museum fur Verkehr und Technik/Desutsches Technikmuseum Correspondence, 1993-2006

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Bundesarchiv/Militararchiv Freiburg, Bundesarchiv Koblenz, and Other Archives Correspondence, 1987-2007

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