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Georges Naudet Collection

Creator:
Naudet, Georges, 1900-1983.  Search this
Names:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre, 1753-1809  Search this
Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936  Search this
Godard, Eugène, 1864-  Search this
Godard, Louis  Search this
Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel, 1740-1810.  Search this
Naudet, Georges, 1900-1983.  Search this
Vedrines, Jules  Search this
Extent:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Publications
Clippings
Postcards
Date:
[ca 1600s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes early ballooning material as well as photographs of early 20th century French pilots. The ballooning material includes material from Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Joseph Montgolfier and Eugene and Louis Godard. The early photographs include the following aviators: Louis Blériot, and Jules Védrines. The following types of material are included: photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and books.
Biographical / Historical:
Georges Naudet (June 9, 1900 - May 22, 1983) was a French businessman who was passionately interested in the early history of ballooning and aviation. An amateur in the field of aviation history, he became an avid collector and author.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
George Naudet Estate, purchase, 1984, XXXX-0479, NASM
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 -- pre-1903  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- France  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Balloons -- France  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Publications
Clippings
Postcards
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0479
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0479
Online Media:

Balloon Plaque

Medium:
Painting, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 14 x 14 x 1.3cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Other (Painting): 5.5cm (2 3/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
18th Century
Credit Line:
Donated by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19760863000
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/nv9b684eaea-060a-4398-8846-e1792a495406
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760863000
Online Media:

Balloon Plaque

Medium:
Painting, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 14 x 14cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Other (Painting): 1.8cm (11/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
18th Century
Credit Line:
Donated by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19760864000
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/nv907098d67-3e2b-4897-b472-b5773c9cb451
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760864000
Online Media:

Balloon Plaque

Medium:
Painting, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 14 x 14 x 1.3cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Other (Painting): 7.6cm (3 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
18th Century
Credit Line:
Gift of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19760865000
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/nv989bc9c2c-ff22-4033-992b-0c141af26803
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760865000
Online Media:

Balloon Plaque

Medium:
Painting, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 14 x 14 x 1.3cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Other (Painting): 7.6cm (3 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
18th Century
Credit Line:
Donated by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19760866000
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/nv931e69d4a-415b-4377-8500-fa111ac365ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760866000
Online Media:

Balloon Plaque

Medium:
Painting, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 14 x 14 x 1.3cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Other (Painting): 7.6cm (3 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
18th Century
Credit Line:
Donated by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19760867000
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/nv946478fb6-33a3-4bc1-98a1-a31b0291329e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760867000
Online Media:

Rocket, Space, and Early Artillery History

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History  Search this
Names:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History  Search this
Extent:
15.26 Cubic feet ((14 records center boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Charts
Photographs
Reports
Manuscripts
Publications
Correspondence
Date:
[ca. 1000-1960]
bulk [ca. 1940-1960]
Scope and Contents:
This collection is a compilation of various reports, journals, letters, and books on three main subjects: early artillery, rockets, and space technology. The early artillery history is covered by manuscripts and reports from the Middle Ages to the mid-19th century. The collection then covers rocket development in Russia, Germany, England, the United States, and Austria from the mid-19th century to the 1960s.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Space History, NASM, transfer, 1986, XXXX-0007, unknown
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:
Artillery -- History  Search this
Artillery  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- History  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Astronautics -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Charts
Photographs
Reports
Manuscripts
Publications
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0007
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0007

Relazione della macchina aereostatica

Title:
Discorso intorno la nuova maniera di far pavimenti
Discorso intorno all'intonacat. de' muri e al modo di dipingere all'encausto
Ragionamento sul progetto per ultimare la chiesa di Seregno
Riflesso per cangiar l'aria negli spedali, nelle prigioni ec
Author:
Gerli, Agostino  Search this
Engraver:
Patrini, Giuseppe 1711-1786  Search this
Illustrator:
Muzzi, Domenico 1742-1812  Search this
Gerli, Agostino  Search this
Author:
Mantelli, Girolamo active 1785-1790, engraver  Search this
Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection DSI  Search this
Printer:
Stamperia Reale (Parma, Italy)  Search this
Former owner:
United States Patent Office Library DSI  Search this
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Subject:
Andreani, Paolo 1763-1823  Search this
Physical description:
5 parts in 1 volume ([10], 99, [1] pages, [15] leaves of plates (3 folded)) : illustrations ; 38 cm (folio)
Type:
Early works to 1900
Early works to 1800
Place:
Italy
Seregno
Date:
1785
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Pavements  Search this
Encaustic painting  Search this
Church architecture  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Engraving, Italian  Search this
Balloon ascensions  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Call number:
TL620.A6 G47 1785 folio
TL620.A6G4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_267465

Bibliothèque de feu m. le comte Henry de La Vaulx ..

Title:
Catalogue de la bibliotheque de feu m. le comte Henry de La Vaulx
Author:
La Vaulx, Henry de 1870-1930  Search this
Subject:
La Vaulx, Henry de 1870-1930  Search this
Restif de La Bretonne 1734-1806 Bibliography Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
158 p. ; 29 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Catalogs
Date:
1930
18th century
Topic:
French literature--Bibliography--Catalogs  Search this
Illustrated books--History--Bibliography--Catalogs  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
Z997 .L394 1930X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_482590

Ærostation, or, Steam aerial navigation / by John H. Pennington

Title:
Aerostation
Steam aerial navigation
Author:
Pennington, John H  Search this
Lithographer:
Penniman, John Ritto 1782 or 1783-1841  Search this
Former owner:
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
8 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Early works to 1900
Early works to 1800
Date:
1838
1838?]
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airships  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486788

Dictionnaire raisonné de toutes les parties de la physique / par M. Brisson ..

Title:
Dictionnaire raisonné de physique
Author:
Brisson, Mathurin-Jacques 1723-1806  Search this
Brisson, Mathurin-Jacques 1723-1806 Observations sur les nouvelles découvertes aërostatiques et sur la probabilité de pouvoir diriger les ballons  Search this
Engraver:
Bénard, Robert 1734-  Search this
Ill:
Fossier  Search this
Caron, Antoine-Nicolas 1719-1768  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., 90 [i.e. 91] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works to 1900
Date:
1787
Topic:
Physics--Dictionaries  Search this
Physics  Search this
Encyclopedias and dictionaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
QC5 .B8X 1787
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_215745

Dictionnaire raisonné de physique / par M. Brisson ..

Author:
Brisson, Mathurin-Jacques 1723-1806  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill. ; 26 cm. (4to)
Type:
Dictionaries
Early works to 1800
Date:
1781
Topic:
Physics--Dictionaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Physics  Search this
Call number:
QC5 .B8X 1781
QC5.B8X 1781
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_274840

Prodromo; ouero, Saggio di alcune inuentioni nuoue premesso all'Arte maestra, opera che prepara il p. Francesco Lana Bresciano della Compagnia di Giesv. Per mostrare li piu reconditi principij della naturale filosofia, riconosciuti con accurata teorica nelle piu segnalate inuentioni, ed isperienze sin'hora ritrouate da gli scrittori di questa materia & altre nuoue dell'autore medesimo. Dedicato alla Sacra Maesta Cesarea del imperatore Leopoldo I

Author:
Lana Terzi, Francesco 1631-1687  Search this
Lana Terzi, Francesco 1631-1687 Magisterium naturae, et artis  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., 252 p. 20 pl. (incl. music) 33 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1670
Topic:
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Science  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Flying-machines  Search this
Deaf--Means of communication  Search this
Blind--Printing and writing systems  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Microscopy  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Call number:
TJ144 .L3X
TJ144.L3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_158674

Recherches sur l'art de voler, depuis la plus haute antiquité jusqu'a ce jour : pour servir de supplément à la description des expériences aérostatiques de M. Faujas de Saint-Fond / par M. David Bourgeois

Author:
Bourgeois, David  Search this
Author:
Faujas-de-St.-Fond cit (Barthélemy) 1741-1819 Description des expériences de la machine aérostatique de MM. de Montgolfier  Search this
Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection DSI  Search this
Wood-engraver:
Papillon, Jean-Michel 1698-1776  Search this
Former owner:
Tissandier, Gaston 1843-1899 DSI  Search this
Stuart, C. G. B. DSI  Search this
Kendall, Evelyn Way 1893-1979 DSI  Search this
Associated name:
Pilâtre de Rozier, Jean-François 1754-1785 DSI  Search this
Bookseller:
Cuchet, Gaspard-Joseph 1750-1833  Search this
Printer:
Imprimerie de Chardon  Search this
Physical description:
viij, 143, [1] pages ; 21 cm (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1900
Early works to 1800
Early works
History
Date:
1784
MDCCLXXXIV [1784]
Topic:
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Call number:
TL516 .B577 1784
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_158838

Late 18th century English artillerist's notebook. [Presumably by a young artillery officer or cadet]

Physical description:
[2], 116 p. [35 l.] illus. 29 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1700
1799
[17--]
Topic:
Explosives  Search this
Explosives, Military  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TP269 .L35
TP269.L35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_161490

The Balloon / translated from the German by Sarah A. Myers

Title:
Pray and work, then God will help!
Author:
Myers, Sarah A (Sarah Ann) 1800-1876  Search this
Former owner:
Belden, Julia DSI  Search this
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.) DSI  Search this
Aero Club of America DSI  Search this
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) DSI  Search this
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Presenter:
Atwood, Mary K. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
123 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 5 unnumberd plates color illustrations 17 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Early works to 1800
Fiction
Juvenile works
Date:
1855
[1855?]
Topic:
Toys  Search this
Brothers  Search this
Children--Conduct of life  Search this
Conduct of life  Search this
Children's stories  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Call number:
PT1113 .B1812 1855
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042731

Account of the principal experiments lately made with aerostatic globes

Title:
Continuation of the account of the principal experiments lately made with aerostatic globes : article the second
Farther account of aerostatic experiments : article the third
Account of aerostatic experiments continued : article the fourth
Publisher:
G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England)  Search this
Author:
Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[3], 154-166 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works to 1900
Place:
Europe
Date:
1785
18th century
Topic:
Aerostatics  Search this
Ballooning--History  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
GV762.5.E85 A23 1785
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063775

A narrative of the two aerial voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard : with meteorological observations and remarks : the first voyage, on the thirtieth of November, 1784, from London into Kent : the second, on the seventh of January, 1785, from England into France / by Doctor Jeffries ; presented to the Royal Society, April 14, 1785, and read before them, January, 1786

Title:
Two aerial voyages DSI
Author:
Jeffries, John 1745-1819  Search this
Bookseller:
Robson, James 1733-1806  Search this
Artist:
Russell, John 1745-1806  Search this
Engraver:
Watson, Caroline 1760 or 1761-1814  Search this
Former owner:
Means, James 1853-1920 DSI  Search this
Burden, William A. M (William Armistead Moale) 1906-1984 DSI  Search this
Aero Club of America DSI  Search this
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.) DSI  Search this
Author:
Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection DSI  Search this
Subject:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809  Search this
Physical description:
[8], 7-60 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings), portrait ; 29 cm (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Sources
Early works
Place:
England
Date:
1786
Topic:
Balloon ascensions  Search this
Aeronautics--Flights  Search this
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Call number:
TL620.B6 J47 1786 quarto
TL620.B6 J47 1786
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066846

Journal and certificates on the fourth voyage of Mr. Blanchard : who ascended from the Royal Military Academy, at Chelsea, the 16th of October, 1784, at 9 minutes past twelve o'clock, and was accompanied, as far as Sunbury, by John Sheldon ... and, from Sunbury, continued his voyage, alone, to Rumsey, in Hampshire / Dedicated, by permission, to His Grace, the Duke of Northumberland

Title:
Account of, and observations on, Mr. Blanchard's fourth aerial voyage
Fourth voyage--Blanchard DSI
Author:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809  Search this
Bookseller:
Elmsley, Peter 1734 or 1735-1802  Search this
Baldwin, Richard 1724-1770  Search this
Debrett, John -1822  Search this
Faulder, Robert 1747 or 1748-1815  Search this
Babbs, W. active 1784  Search this
Author:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809 Journal et procès verbaux du quatrième voyage aërien de M. Blanchard  Search this
Inscriber:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809 DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Kendall, Evelyn Way 1893-1979 DSI  Search this
Printer:
Baker and Galabin  Search this
Subject:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809  Search this
Sheldon, John 1752-1808  Search this
Physical description:
4, 29, [1] pages ; 28 cm (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
England
Date:
1784
MDCCLXXXIV [1784]
Topic:
Balloon ascensions  Search this
Aeronautics--Flights  Search this
Call number:
TL620.B6 A4 4thX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1075105

L'uomo volante per aria, per acqua, e per terra : novissima invenzione di un anonimo italiano dell'anno 1784

Title:
Macchina volante per aria
Attributed name:
Bettoni, Carlo 1725-1786  Search this
Dedicatee:
Formaleoni, V. A (Vincenzio Antonio) 1752-1797  Search this
Former owner:
Kendall, Evelyn Way 1893-1979 DSI  Search this
Author:
Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
88, [4] pages, [5] folded leaves of plates in various foliations : illustrations ; 20 cm (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1900
Early works to 1800
Early works
Date:
1784
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Vehicles  Search this
Call number:
TL544 .U56 1784
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078802

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