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Parachuting [Championships Misc.], 1961-1962; 2 of 3

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 101, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2018

Parachuting [Championships Misc.], 1961-1962; 3 of 3

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 101, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2019

Parachuting [Championships Misc.], 1961-1962; 1 of 3

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 101, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref750

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 2 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 99, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2012

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 3 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 99, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2013

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 4 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 100, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2014

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 5 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 100, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2015

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 6 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 100, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2016

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 7 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 100, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref2017

1954 Allison Trophy Race

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 88, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.5: Air & Balloon Races
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref613

1962 6th World Sport Parachuting Championship. Orange, MA. Aug. 29; 1 of 7

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 99, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives / Series 3: Events, Races & Awards / 3.8: Parachuting & Skydiving
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209-ref740

National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives

Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Aero Club of America  Search this
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
National Air Races  Search this
Extent:
80.75 Cubic feet
81.29 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
1914-1995
bulk 1914-1995
Summary:
The National Aeronautical Association (NAA) was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of records of the National Aeronautical Association (NAA). The material includes documents on programs to heighten public awareness of aviation, such as the NAA newsletter and material on special events staged by NAA; material relating to the NAA's educational programs and clubs, such as college aviation clubs; material outlining NAA's active role in supporting and promoting competitive aeronautic events. The collection also includes Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) license cards, business records, minutes, and correspondence of the NAA and material on aviation awards supported or given by NAA such as the Wright and Collier Trophies.

There is also newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, reports, publications, magazines, certificates, books, ribbons, badges, maps, drawings and photos.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects. Documents with personally identifiable information (PII) have not been digitized.
Arrangement:
Arranged into series and subseries. Placed in chronological order within each series and subseries with undated materials placed at the end.

Series 1: Licenses & Registration

1:1 License Records

1:2 Registration of Race Airplanes

1:3 Sporting Licenses Records

1:4 Timers & Timing Info

Series 2: Women's Races / Events

2:1 All-Women International

2:2 Skylady Derby

2:3 All-Woman Transcontinental

2:4 Misc. Races/Events

Series 3: Events, Races & Awards

3:1 Wright Trophy

3:2 Collier Trophy

3:3 Brewer Trophy

3:4 Elder Statesman of Aviation

3:5 Air & Balloon Races

3:6 Gliding & Soaring

3:7 Aeromodeling

3:8 Parachuting & Skydiving

3:9 Aerobatics

3:10 Misc. Events

Series 4: Attempted & Sanctioned Records

4:1 Record Application Materials

4:2 Administrative re: Records

Series 5: Administrative Records

5:1 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)

5: 2 National Aeronautical Association (NAA)

5:3 Chapters/Associations/Affiliates

5:4 Misc. Administrative Records

Series 6: Newsletters, Bulletins and Magazines of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) & National Aeronautical Association (NAA)

Series 7: Other Publications
Biographical / Historical:
The Aero Club of America, established in 1905, was reorganized in 1922 as the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The NAA was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means. The NAA has tried to meet this goal by keeping the public informed on the importance of aeronautics and space, by instituting space education programs to stimulate youth interest and by promoting and aiding competitive and sporting aeronautic events.
Provenance:
Jonathan Gaffney, gift, unknown date
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 -- Awards  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautical sports  Search this
Gliding and soaring  Search this
manuscripts  Search this
Awards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0209
See more items in:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0209
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Jean W. Seele Rural Photographs

Donor:
Seele, Charline  Search this
Photographer:
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Landscapes (representations)
Chromogenic processes
Color prints (photographs)
Place:
Kansas
Date:
1970s-1980s
Scope and Contents:
Approx. 1,065 color photographs (chromogenic prints) of rural scenes, mostly in Kansas. Also 2 boxes of color slides.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Mr. Seele was born in Topeka, Kansas and studied aeronautics at the Spartan School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He worked for thirty years as an engineering technician at the Kansas Department of Transportation. Photography became a hobby that ultimately allowed him to pursue his interest in aviation. In the mid-1970s, he began to photograph the Kansas countryside.
Related Archival Materials:
Seele's photographs of aircraft in the collection of the National Air and Space Museum.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Ms. Charline Seele, 2000.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Rights from photographs transferred to Museum in Deed of Gift. Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Rural scenes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs) -- 1950-2000
Landscapes (representations) -- Kansas
Chromogenic processes
Color prints (photographs)
Citation:
Jean W. Seele Rural Photographs, 1970s-1980s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Charline Seele.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0759
See more items in:
Jean W. Seele Rural Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0759

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Pierpont Langley, 22 Aug 1834 - 27 Feb 1906  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 18 x 15.1 cm (7 1/16 x 5 15/16")
Mount: 26.6 × 20.4 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1895
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Male  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Astronomer  Search this
Samuel Pierpont Langley: Science and Technology\Aviator\Aeronaut  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.78.180
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4faafc969-7034-44c4-8b2a-ac09395d6a24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.180

Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU)

Manufacturer:
Martin Marietta Aerospace  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum structure; internal electronics and metal components
Dimensions:
3-D: 84.6 x 71.1 x 127cm (33 5/16 x 28 x 50 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-EVA Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A20010176000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9d3c16635-168c-4829-8359-c6993faf0043
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20010176000
Online Media:

Model, Satellite, Solar Max

Materials:
Aluminum
Paint
Mylar/Foil
Steel
Plastic
Adhesive
Dimensions:
Overall (Satellite Body): 48.3 x 16.5 x 22.9cm (19 in. x 6 1/2 in. x 9 in.)
Other (Solar Array [x2]): 34.9 x 28.4 x 1.8cm (13 3/4 x 11 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Storage: 61 x 33 x 33cm (24 x 13 x 13 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A20010184000
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/nv9976fca33-c09d-4932-a824-f47d4e6ff7e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20010184000
Online Media:

Rocket Motor, Ion, Cesium, SERT 2

Manufacturer:
NASA, Lewis Research Center  Search this
Materials:
Stainless Steel
Plastic
Brass
Ceramic
Dimensions:
Overall (Bottom Piece): 7.9 x 12.1cm (3 1/8in. x 4 3/4in.)
Overall (Top Piece): 13.7 x 7.6cm (5 3/8in. x 3in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760724000
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/nv91bdc4a33-0902-4c09-88e0-b763857d0f61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760724000
Online Media:

Model, Space Shuttle, Delta-Wing High Cross-Range Orbiter Concept

Manufacturer:
NASA Ames Research Center  Search this
Materials:
Resin, paint, steel, wood
Dimensions:
Model: 16 x 58 x 30cm, 2.4kg (6 5/16 x 22 13/16 x 11 13/16 in., 5 3/8lb.)
Type:
MODELS-Wind Tunnel
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760752000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Moving Beyond Earth
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93b78625c-2537-4052-b566-7d9f37db03a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760752000
Online Media:

Model, Space Shuttle, Straight-Wing Low Cross-Range Orbiter Concept

Manufacturer:
NASA Ames Research Center  Search this
Materials:
Resin, paint, steel
Dimensions:
Model: 16 x 42 x 29cm, 3.3kg (6 5/16 x 16 9/16 x 11 7/16 in., 7 3/8lb.)
Type:
MODELS-Wind Tunnel
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760753000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Moving Beyond Earth
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96428b7c7-8908-42ea-b921-f9a8b75c70e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760753000
Online Media:

Model, Space Shuttle, Final Orbiter Concept

Manufacturer:
Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, epoxy, clear protective coating, steel
Dimensions:
Model (Without Mount): 21 x 53.3 x 36cm, 7.3kg (8 1/4 x 21 x 14 3/16 in., 16lb.)
Type:
MODELS-Wind Tunnel
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760754000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Moving Beyond Earth
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9973e6427-15de-4f41-aebb-f75bd392077c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760754000
Online Media:

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