The Expanding Role of the Smithsonian Institute in Aviation and Education

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Discusses the Smithsonian's history of collecting aeronautical artifacts and the contributions the museum has made to the progress of flight. Describes the facilities and materials available for students of aviations; including photographs, documents, technical drawings, artifacts and publications of the Air and Space Museum staff.


  • Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992
  • National Air and Space Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


September 1955


  • Airplanes
  • Education
  • Flight
  • Aeronautics
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum exhibits

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