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NASM Historical Files, 1995-2013

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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1995
1995-2013
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting staffing at the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include staff directories, telephone lists, organization charts, and related materials.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums
Astronautical museums
Museums--Employees
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-004
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NASM Historical Files 1947-2013 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

NASM Historical Files, 1977-1996

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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1977
1977-1996
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting events, mostly for corporations and professional associations, held at the National Air and Space Museum, including introductions to special viewings of films, speeches, seminars, symposia, and meetings. Materials include audiocassettes.
Topic:
Special events
Astronautical museums
Aeronautical museums
Local number:
SIA Acc. 15-295
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NASM Historical Files 1947-2013 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

NASM Files, c. 1989-2000

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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Director
Subject:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Digital images
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Artifacts
Date:
1989
1989-2000
c 1989-2000
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting topics internal to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), including visitor studies, policies, development, facility management, and plans for the Dulles Center (given the official name of Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center later) Materials include reports, working papers, publications, policies, design drawings, floor plans, images, a collector's coin, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums
Astronautical museums
Museum directors
Museums--Administration
Museum visitors
Fund raising
Museum buildings
Local number:
SIA Acc. 14-108
Restrictions:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 4/15/2011 memorandum, Wright to Frank; Contact reference staff for details
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NASM Files 1948-2009 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

NASM Files, c. 2000-2008

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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director
Subject:
Lopez, Donald S. 1923-2008
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Color photographs
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
2000
2000-2008
c 2000-2008
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Donald S. Lopez, Deputy Director, 1983-1990 and 1996-2008, documenting the administration of the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and related materials.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums
Astronautical museums
Museum directors
Museums--Administration
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-123
Restrictions:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 4/21/1988 conversation between Glenn and Thomas; Contact reference staff for details
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NASM Files 1961-2008 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Wagstaff, Patricia "Patty" Rosalie Kearns Combs; Extra 260, NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Carolyn Russo (NASM)
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
Patti Wagstaff sits in the cockpit of her Extra 260.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Women in aeronautics
Local number:
NASM-9A02846
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Best of the National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

NASM Historical Files, c. 1973-1980

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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space Hall
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) West End Gallery
Explorer 1: A Twentieth Anniversary Retrospect (Exhibition) (c. 1978: Washington, D.C.)
Life in the Universe (Exhibition) (1976-1979: Washington, D.C.)
The Question Mark and the Growth of Aerial Refueling (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Tenth Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission (Exhibition) (1979-1980: Washington, D.C.)
Flying for Fun (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)
World Air Aerobatic Championship (Exhibition) (c. 1973: Washington, D.C.)
Wright Brothers 75th Anniversary Exhibit (c. 1978: Washington, D.C.)
Apollo to the Moon (Exhibition) (1976- : Washington, D.C.)
Air Traffic Control (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Microfiche
Collection descriptions
Date:
1973
1973-1980
c 1973-1980
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting early National Air and Space Museum exhibitions, including scripts, correspondence, memoranda, label text, and related materials. All materials are on microfiche.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums
Astronautical museums
Exhibitions
Local number:
SIA Acc. 14-043
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NASM Historical Files 1947-2013 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Kite, Chinese Dragon (NASM Artifact). [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric F. Long
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1997
Summary:
Chinese dragon kite, probably early 20th century, approximately 15 meters long; green, orange, and white face with revolving eyes; paper and wood; 30 sections joined by strings. Photographed suspended at two points against a black background at Garber Facility, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1997.
Topic:
Kites
Dragons
Local number:
NASM-97-17500
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 D, NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
probably US Army Air Forces
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
Right one-half front view of Focke Wulf Fw 190D-9 on display at the U. S. Air Force Museum, Dayton Ohio. Aircraft is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Airplanes
World War, 1939-1945
Local number:
NASM-00045964
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

MUSEUMS, SI, NASM, EXHIBITS, SPACE RACE (GALLERY 114); Jupiter-C Launch Vehicle, NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric Long
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa 2003
Summary:
Rocket, Launch Vehicle, Jupiter-C, Replica, with Explorer 1 Satellite, Replica (A19590068000). Three-quarter length view of replica Jupiter-C Launch Vehicle (Rocket) on display in the Space Hall of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Washington, D.C.; circa 2003.
Topic:
Rocketry
Museums
Local number:
NASM-SI-2005-13630-X~A.jpg
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Best of the National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Presentation of Check to NASM

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Creator:
Unknown
Subject:
Challinor, David 1920-2008
Collins, Michael 1930-
Brown, Willis C
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
June 25, 1971
Notes:
Digital contact sheet available.
Summary:
Presentation of $10,000 check by the Washington Planetarium Society to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), with Willis C. Brown, treasurer of the Washington Planetarium Society, David Challinor, Assistant Secretary for Science, and Michael Collins, NASM Director.
Cite as:
SIA Acc. 11-008 - Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collection, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1768]
Restrictions:
No restrictions All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

NASM Opening Day Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Collins, Michael 1930-
Ford, Gerald R. 7/14/1913-12/26/2006
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
National Air and Space Museum
United States President
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1976
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also negative number SIA2009-0986/76-8408-15
Summary:
President Gerald Ford, former astronaut and NASM Director Michael Collins, and Secretary S. Dillon Ripley with satellite ribbon-cutting apparatus on July 1, 1976, are ready for the opening day ribbon-cutting ceremony at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM).
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder: 21A
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Astronauts
Ceremonies
Museum buildings
Museum directors
New Museums
Openings
Presidents
Secretariats
Standard number:
76-13966-12A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

NASM Artifact); Wilson, Lynn; Potter, Stanley; Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Exhibits, A&I, Curtiss JN-4D (Rotunda); Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Staff, Restoration. [photograph]

view NASM Artifact); Wilson, Lynn; Potter, Stanley; Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Exhibits, A&I, Curtiss JN-4D (Rotunda); Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Staff, Restoration. [photograph] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Paul E. Garber
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
3/14/1950
Summary:
Painting insignia of 46th Squadron, Aviation Section, Signal Corps, World War I, on Curtiss JN-4D as it hangs on exhibition, West Hall, A&I Building, March 14, 1950. Museum Specimen 1919-6. Lynn Wilson (left) painting and Stanley Potter assisting on scaffold. [Note Potter holding National Air Museum file photo card A-38602-A up as a reference.]
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
Biplanes
Museums
World War, 1914-1918
Local number:
NASM-A-38939
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

NASM Artifact); Wilson, Lynn; Potter, Stanley; Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Exhibits, A&I, Curtiss JN-4D (Rotunda); Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Staff, Restoration. [photograph]

view NASM Artifact); Wilson, Lynn; Potter, Stanley; Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Exhibits, A&I, Curtiss JN-4D (Rotunda); Museums, SI, NAM / NASM, Staff, Restoration. [photograph] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Paul E. Garber
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
3/14/1950
Summary:
Painting insignia of 46th Squadron, Aviation Section, Signal Corps, World War I, on Curtiss JN-4D as it hangs on exhibition, West Hall, A&I Building, March 14, 1950. Museum Specimen 1919-6. Lynn Wilson (left) painting and Stanley Potter assisting on scaffold. [Note Potter holding National Air Museum file photo card A-38602-A up as a reference.]
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
Biplanes
Museums
World War, 1914-1918
Local number:
NASM-A-38939-A
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a, NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Smithsonian Photographer
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1979
Summary:
Working on NASM's Messerschmitt Me 262, probably at the at the Garber Facility, Suitland, MD; circa 1979.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-7A49554
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Museums, Smithsonian, NASM, Departments, Archives Division and Predecessors. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric Long
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa 1993
Summary:
View of open scrapbook from the Ruth Law Collection (NASM Acc. No. XXXX-0387). Photo taken circa 1993 in the reading room of Building 12, Paul E. Garber Facility, in Suitland, Maryland.
Topic:
Aeronautics
National Air and Space Museum
Air pilots
Women air pilots
Local number:
NASM-2015-03900
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Museums, Smithsonian, NASM, Departments, Archives Division and Predecessors. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric Long
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa 1993
Summary:
View of open scrapbook and small items from the Ruth Law Collection (NASM Acc. No. XXXX-0387). Photo taken circa 1993 in the reading room of Building 12, Paul E. Garber Facility, in Suitland, Maryland.
Topic:
Aeronautics
National Air and Space Museum
Air pilots
Women air pilots
Local number:
NASM-2015-03901
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Museums, Smithsonian, NASM, Departments, Archives Division and Predecessors. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric Long
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa 1993
Summary:
View of scrapbook from the Moisant Family Scrapbooks (NASM Acc. No. XXXX-0535) collection. Photo taken circa 1993 in the reading room of Building 12, Paul E. Garber Facility, in Suitland, Maryland.
Topic:
Aeronautics
National Air and Space Museum
Air pilots
Women air pilots
Local number:
NASM-2015-03902
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Museums, Smithsonian, NASM, Departments, Archives Division and Predecessors. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Eric Long
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa 1993
Summary:
View of open scrapbook from the Moisant Family Scrapbooks (NASM Acc. No. XXXX-0535) collection. Photo taken circa 1993 in the reading room of Building 12, Paul E. Garber Facility, in Suitland, Maryland.
Topic:
Aeronautics
National Air and Space Museum
Air pilots
Women air pilots
Local number:
NASM-2015-03903
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a, NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Smithsonian Photographer
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1978
Summary:
Full wing of NASM's Messerschmitt Me 262. Unidentified workmen sand and treat the exterior surface of the wing for corrosion at the Garber Facility, Suitland, MD; 1978.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-7A49488
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pitts S-1 Special "Little Stinker," NASM. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Dane Penland (SI)
Type:
Digital images
Date:
2004
Summary:
Straight rear view from slightly below of Pitts S-1 Special "Little Stinker" (A19850806000) hanging upside down on display at the NASM Udvar-Hazy Center; 2004.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Biplanes
Stunt flying
Women air pilots
Local number:
NASM-SI-2004-18354
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Best of the National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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