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Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection

Creator:
Chi, Andrew  Search this
Names:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Charts
Correspondence
Graphs
Memorandums
Proceedings
Reports
Date:
1959-1980
Summary:
The collection consists of the papers of scientist Andrew Chi, documenting his work on the Cesium 133 atomic clock, and its relevance to the Global Positioning System.
Scope and Contents:
The collections contains correspondence, memorandum, and journal articles related to the Cesium 133 atomic clock. Many of the documents relate to the U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) which was formed to prepare documents to dtermine the United States position in relating to worldwide service of standard frequency and time-signal emmssions. The CCIR is an advisory arm on technical matters to the International Telecommunicaytions Union (ITU).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) Materials, 1964-1980

Series 2: Other Materials, 1959-1977
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew R. Chi was head of the Timing Systems Section, Space Data Control Branch, at the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
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:
Atomic clocks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Charts
Correspondence -- 20th century
Graphs
Memorandums -- 1950-2000
Proceedings
Reports -- 20th century
Citation:
Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1264
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Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f8a1e49d-9a37-4788-b1c0-07d3ff621281
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1264

Marine and naval boilers

Author:
United States Naval Academy of Engineering and Aeronautics  Search this
Physical description:
[151], 35 p. : ill., tables, 15 folded plates, 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1929
Topic:
Steam-boilers, Marine  Search this
Call number:
VM741 .L99 1929
VM741.L99 1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401831

Training aircraft used by Tuskegee Institute

Issued by:
Boeing Corporation, American, founded 1916  Search this
Used by:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Maycie Herrington, American, 1918 - 2016  Search this
Paul Adams, American, 1920 - 2013  Search this
Charles E. McGee, American, 1919 - 2022  Search this
Nancy Leftenant-Colon, American, born 1920  Search this
Wilbur Mason, American, 1924 - 2016  Search this
Samuel Wesley Henderson, American, 1921 - 2016  Search this
Cyril O. Bryon, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
George M. Boyd, American, 1926 - 2018  Search this
William J. Childs, American, 1923 - 2013  Search this
Alexander Jefferson, American, 1921 - 2022  Search this
Leroy Eley, American, 1927 - 2012  Search this
Oliver Goodall, American, 1922 - 2010  Search this
Charles Lane, American, 1925 - 2013  Search this
Thurston Gaines Jr., American, 1922 - 2016  Search this
Lee Archer Jr., American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Earl Martin, American, 1924 - 2019  Search this
Franklin J. Macon, American, 1923 - 2020  Search this
Rusty Burns, American, 1925 - 2022  Search this
Asa D. Herring Jr., American, 1926 - 2022  Search this
James E. Randall, American, 1926 - 2019  Search this
William H. Holloman III, American, 1924 - 2010  Search this
Robert Holts, American, 1924 - 2021  Search this
Leonard Hall, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
James Harvey, American, born 1923  Search this
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, American, 1922 - 2016  Search this
Samuel C. Hunter Jr., American, 1919 - 2013  Search this
Leo R. Gray, American, 1924 - 2016  Search this
Quentin Smith, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Oscar C. Gadson Jr., American, 1919 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
steel, aluminum, copper alloy, wood, polyester, rubber, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2011.82.1): 114 × 386 × 300 in. (289.6 × 980.4 × 762 cm)
H x W x D (2011.82.2 baggage claim door): 21 1/2 × 30 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (54.6 × 78.1 × 7 cm)
Type:
training aircraft
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.82.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Transportation Vehicles
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e994f4e9-bef9-41b4-86d9-a2b0ce43f9fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.82.1-.2
Online Media:

Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Gemini Titan II, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Ink
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Figure, Overall): 4.4 × 1.3 × 0.5cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721000001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv907260413-0ce7-4928-bd8b-01d6a121ca4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721000001
Online Media:

Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Mercury Atlas, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Ink
White Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Human Figure): 4.1 × 1.3 × 0.3cm (1 5/8 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721001001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv954b5e846-43f3-43ea-9f28-a8d2d57435cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721001001
Online Media:

Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Saturn IB, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Human Figure): 4.8 × 1 × 0.5cm (1 7/8 × 3/8 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721004001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv92cd38e07-021a-4739-b938-0962e2c4802a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721004001
Online Media:

Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Human figure (does not include plastic stand)): 4.4 × 1.3 × 0.3cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721006001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv930b7e86d-f105-4116-a456-f02966e0c5cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721006001
Online Media:

Miscellaneous Parts, Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Metal Alloy
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D (Metal Piece): 2.5 × 2.5 × 2.5cm (1 × 1 × 1 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721006002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9604e60c3-3ae9-44e4-a67b-9cabc9a717d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721006002
Online Media:

Pressure Suit, G5-C, Borman, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, Silk (flag), polycarbonate visor
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 ft. 7 in. tall x 1 ft. 6 in. wide x 8 in. deep, 16 lb. (170.2 x 45.7 x 20.3cm, 7.3kg)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19721159000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c5ab46b3-7f23-4c45-bc97-bcf48df9bd19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721159000
Online Media:

Garment, Anti-G, Type CSU-3/P, United States Air Force

Manufacturer:
H. I. Garment Co.  Search this
Materials:
nylon, brass, vulcanized rubber, steel
Dimensions:
Clothing (On Mannequin): 100.3 x 35.6 x 27.9cm (39 1/2 x 14 x 11 in.)
Clothing Size: Large Long
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Capt. Ben H. Allen
Inventory Number:
A19790550000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv938339ea1-b19e-466f-a24b-ea1985a83141
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19790550000
Online Media:

Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (1991)

Creator:
Bush, George, 1924-  Search this
Names:
Wright Brothers  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Proclamations
Date:
1991
Summary:
"Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903, and is now marked annually by proclamation of the President of the United States. This collection consists of five identical copies of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 1991 as Wright Brothers Day.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of five identical copies of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 1991 as Wright Brothers Day. The proclamation is on cardstock that measures 10 by 15 inches and features the Seal of the President of the United States in gold at the top along with a facsimile signature of then-President George Bush at the bottom.
Arrangement:
Collection is five copies of a single item.
Biographical / Historical:
The first "Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903. The resolution was later amended (77 Stat. 402; 36 U.S.C. 143) to specify December 17 as the date on which Wright Brothers Day should be commemorated and to authorize and request that the President issue a proclamation each year inviting the public to observe the day with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."
Provenance:
White House Special Correspondence Unit, Transfer, 1991, NASM.1992.0020.0070.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proclamations
Citation:
Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (1991), NASM.1992.0020.0070, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1992.0020.0070
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg254edc38f-ca9a-4dd6-bfcc-bca6b2ac7049
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1992-0020-0070
Online Media:

Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (1994)

Creator:
Clinton, Bill, 1946-  Search this
Names:
Wright Brothers  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Proclamations
Date:
1994
Summary:
"Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903, and is now marked annually by proclamation of the President of the United States. This collection consists of a copy of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 1994 as Wright Brothers Day.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a copy of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 1994 as Wright Brothers Day. The proclamation is on cardstock that measures 10 by 15 inches and features the Seal of the President of the United States in gold at the top along with a facsimile signature of then-President William J. Clinton at the bottom.
Arrangement:
Collection is a single item.
Biographical / Historical:
The first "Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903. The resolution was later amended (77 Stat. 402; 36 U.S.C. 143) to specify December 17 as the date on which Wright Brothers Day should be commemorated and to authorize and request that the President issue a proclamation each year inviting the public to observe the day with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."
Provenance:
White House, Transfer, 1995, NASM.1995.0020.0035.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proclamations
Citation:
Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (1994), NASM.1995.0020.0035, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0020.0035
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg26f94e5d3-2121-4483-b0f7-f1f7309336d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0020-0035
Online Media:

Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (2003)

Creator:
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-  Search this
Names:
Wright Brothers  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Proclamations
Date:
2003
Summary:
"Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903, and is now marked annually by proclamation of the President of the United States. This collection consists of a copy of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 2003 as Wright Brothers Day.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a copy of the Presidential proclamation declaring December 17, 2003 as Wright Brothers Day. The proclamation is on cardstock that measures 10 by 15 inches and features the Seal of the President of the United States in gold at the top along with a facsimile signature of then-President George W. Bush at the bottom.
Arrangement:
Collection is a single item.
Biographical / Historical:
The first "Wright Brothers Day" was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1963 to celebrate the anniversary of the world's first successful flights of a human-carrying, powered, and controlled heavier-than-air flying machine made by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903. The resolution was later amended (77 Stat. 402; 36 U.S.C. 143) to specify December 17 as the date on which Wright Brothers Day should be commemorated and to authorize and request that the President issue a proclamation each year inviting the public to observe the day with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."
Provenance:
Lawrence Small, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, Transfer, 2003, NASM.2004.0020.0025.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proclamations
Citation:
Wright Brothers Day Proclamation (2003), NASM.2004.0020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0020.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg246c4588c-cb2c-4072-bf99-32f9dbf398fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0020-0025
Online Media:

Model, Static, Curtiss NC-5 (painted as NC-4)

Materials:
Wood
Paint
Copper Alloy
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 43.5 × 80 × 14.9cm (17 1/8 × 31 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics
Inventory Number:
A19230061000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94cd1ec2d-deba-4108-8874-f096443842ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19230061000
Online Media:

Boots, G-5-C, Borman, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
Materials:
nylon, steel, brass, leather, Rubber (Silicone), Phenolic Resin, paint
Dimensions:
Clothing: 30.5 x 22.9 x 30.5cm (12 x 9 x 12 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19710780000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e4d7420a-29f6-45ff-b399-bb329501bd54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710780000
Online Media:

Pressure suit, G5-C, White, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, Silk (flag), polycarbonate visor
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions:
Overall: 5ft 7in. x 1ft 6in. x 8in. (170.18 x 45.72 x 20.3cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19730839000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94ad09147-e41d-445b-a2d3-a22f3cd227db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730839000
Online Media:

Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Lousma, Skylab 3

Manufacturer:
Air Lock Inc.  Search this
Manufactured for:
ILC Industries Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Jack R. Lousma  Search this
Materials:
Bubble: Polycarbonate
Neck and Head Pad: Beta cloth, aluminum
Neck Disconnect, Feed Port: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 22.9 x 26.7cm (9 x 10 1/2 in.)
Other (neck ring): 9 1/2in. (24.1cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761191001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93d9d71c6-3789-43d7-8978-8c0d9c2b64e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19761191001
Online Media:

Double Take Online: Honoring Native Veterans through Art

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-01-13T22:03:34.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_F7-DqrSm5lY

Double Take Online: Feast Your Eyes

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-06-06T19:54:33.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_lPTcfXY-IUk

Double Take Virtual Art Talk: Preserving Portraits of War

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-11-17T19:54:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_s0Y7KKkzeXo

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