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National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Boyne, Walter J. 1929-  Search this
Collins, Michael 1930-  Search this
Harwit, Martin 1931-  Search this
Lopez, Donald S. 1923-2008  Search this
Tyler, James C. 1935-  Search this
Zisfein, Melvin B  Search this
Hinners, Noel W  Search this
Hopkins, Philip S  Search this
Johnston, S. Paul (Samuel Paul) 1899-  Search this
Engen, Donald Davenport 1924-1999  Search this
Dailey, John R  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
27.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
7 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Color photographs
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Addl. KW Subjects:
(SIA RS01576) Jones, Maggie, ca. 1900-
Alphabetic by correspondent and chronologic
This series consists of correspondence documenting the activities of the Office of the Director of National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Philip S. Hopkins, 1958-1964; S. Paul Johnston, 1964-1969; Michael Collins, 1971-1978; Melvin B. Zisfein (Acting), 1978-1979; Noel W. Hinners, 1979-1982; Walter J. Boyne, 1982-1986; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1986, 1995, and 1999; James C. Tyler (Acting), 1986-1987; Martin Harwit, 1987-1995; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000-2018. Some materials were created within the Office of the Deputy Director. Records dated prior to 1946 were created by the United States National Museum and records created between 1946 and 1966 were created by the National Air Museum. Materials include correspondence, brochures, clippings, background materials, images, invitations, and related materials.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00106
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Correspondence 1912-2017 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives