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Wright brothers, wrong story : how Wilbur Wright solved the problem of manned flight / William Hazelgrove

Author:
Hazelgrove, William Elliott 1959-  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Orville 1871-1948  Search this
Wright, Wilbur 1867-1912  Search this
Haskell, Katharine Wright 1874-1929  Search this
Physical description:
320 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Inventors--History  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103634

C.L. Stong Papers

Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1952-1976
Scope and Contents:
These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations, and reprints of articles.
Arrangement:
Divided into 69 series, including: (1) Aerodynamics; (2) Analogue; (3) Antibubbles; (4) Antitwister; (5) Archeology; (6) Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes & photographs; (7) Birds; (8) Cavendish; (9) Clocks; (10) Collagen; (11) Color; (12) Cooling; (13) Coriolis; (14) Crystals; (15) Differentials; (16) Electrical Discharge; (17) Electrochemistry; (18) Electronics; (19) Electrostatics; (20) Experiments; (21) Fish; (22) Gibberellins; (23) Glass; (24) Gravitation; (25) Hall effect; (26) Hekeshaw; (27) Hilsch; (28) Holograms; (29) Hydrophone; (39) Interferometer; (31) Isotension; (32) Laser; (33) Liesegang; (34) Liquids; (35) Magnetics; (36) Mathematical Machines; (37) Mead; (38) Meteorology; (39) Micron; (40) Microscopy; etc.
Biographical / Historical:
C. L. Stong (1902 1975), an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company from 1926 to 1962, became editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957 and held that position until his death.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mildred Stong, 1976.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Ornithologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Paleontologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mathematicians -- 1950-1980  Search this
Meteorologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mineralogists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Astronomers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Biologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Botanists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Ichthyologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Photographers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Publishing, scientific  Search this
Electrical engineers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Aerodynamics -- 1950-1980  Search this
Science -- 1950-1980  Search this
Zoologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Archeologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Physicists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Citation:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0012
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C.L. Stong Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0012
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[Trade catalogs from Pan American Navigation Service]

Company Name:
Pan American Navigation Service  Search this
Notes content:
Document is the 1945-46 issue of the "Special Navigational and Aeronautical Equipment for 1945-1946", a catalogue issued by Pan-American Navigation Service. According to a history printed on page 1 of the catalog, Pan American Navigation was established in 1938 as a bookstore and publishing house for the airline industry and airline personnel, with an emphasis on the training of pilots. By the mid-1940s, the company had begun to stock aeronautical equipment and supplies. Listed items include: Longines naviagation watches, navigational computers, star charts, plotting boards , plotters and dividers , course protractors , star finders , bubble sextants , collimeters , compasses , aviation sun glasses , navigation notebooks , log books ; texts on navigation , meteorology , aeronautical training , pilot ratings , flight instruction , instrument flying , parachute use , navigation , catography , naval officers guide , using a raft at sea , using military maps , using the radio , airplane design , propellers , aircraft hydraulics , aerodynamics and long range flight.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
North Holywood, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Computers  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Radio supplies industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Travel  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27995
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27995

[Trade catalogs from Dynamic Instrument Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Dynamic Instrument Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Dynamic Controls Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Pressure measuring devices for aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, engine research, pressure control, and ballistics.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13993
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13993

Eugenic design : streamlining America in the 1930s / Christina Cogdell

Author:
Cogdell, Christina  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
1918-1945
1933-1945
Topic:
Eugenics--Social aspects--History  Search this
Design--Social aspects--History  Search this
Aerodynamics--Social aspects--History  Search this
Industrial design--Social aspects--History  Search this
Genetics--Social aspects--History  Search this
Racism--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746941

American streamlined design : the world of tomorrow / David A. Hanks and Anne H. Hoy

Author:
Hanks, David A  Search this
Hoy, Anne H  Search this
Liliane and David M. Stewart Program for Modern Design  Search this
Physical description:
279 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
20th century
Topic:
Design--History  Search this
Design  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Call number:
NK1404 .H36 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784978

Aéronautique genérale / [by] Mr. le Commandant Renard ..

Author:
Renard, Paul 1854-1933  Search this
Ecole supérieure d'aéronautique et de construction mécanique  Search this
Former owner:
Burden, William A. M (William Armistead Moale) 1906-1984 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
355, 17 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
19uu
19--?]
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Call number:
TL570 .R39 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487451

German development of the swept wing : 1935-1945 / edited by Hans-Ulrich Meier ; with contributions from Burghard Ciesla ... [et al.] ; translated by Egon Stanewsky

Author:
Meier, H. U (Hans Ulrich)  Search this
Ciesla, Burghard  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 733 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
2010
C2010
20th century
Topic:
Airplanes--Wings, Swept-back--Research--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1001575

Facing the heat barrier : a history of hypersonics / T.A. Heppenheimer

Author:
Heppenheimer, T. A. 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
[2006]
20th century
Topic:
Aerodynamics, Hypersonic--Research--History  Search this
Research aircraft--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064369

From Archangel to Senior Crown : design and development of the Blackbird / Peter W. Merlin ; Ned Allen, editor-in chief

Title:
Design and development of the Blackbird
Author:
Merlin, Peter W. 1964-  Search this
Allen, Ned  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 202 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
20th century
Topic:
SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane)--History  Search this
A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane)--History  Search this
Aerodynamics, Transonic--Research--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_905994

Lockheed Blackbird family : A-12, YF-12, D-21/M-21 & SR-71 photo scrapbook / compiled by Tony R. Landis

Author:
Landis, Tony  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Sources
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
C2010
20th century
Topic:
SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane)  Search this
SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane)--History  Search this
Aerodynamics, Transonic--Research--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_961821

Pursuit of Power : NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory, No. 1 & 2 / Robert S. Arrighi

Title:
NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory, No. 1 & 2
Propulsion Systems Laboratory, No. 1 & 2
Author:
Arrighi, Robert S. 1969-  Search this
United States NASA History Division  Search this
Subject:
Propulsion Systems Laboratory (U.S.) History  Search this
NASA Glenn Research Center  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 185 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
20th century
Topic:
Wind tunnels  Search this
Hypersonic wind tunnels  Search this
Aerodynamics--Research--History  Search this
Propulsion systems--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991793

[Trade catalogs from National Aeronautical Research Institute]

Variant company name:
Founded 1919  Search this
Company Name:
National Aeronautical Research Institute  Search this
Related companies:
Government Service for Aeronautical Research  Search this
Notes content:
Aeronautical research including aerodynamics, flight-mechanics, structures, and materials. Assists military and civil operators in technical problems involving operation of aircraft.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31009
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31009

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