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[Trade catalogs from Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.]

Variant company name:
New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Chicago Pneumatic Drill Div. ; Commercial Automobile Dept.  Search this
Notes content:
air and gas compressors, industrial power tools, pneumatic tools, hydraulic aviation accessories, electric tools, diesel engines, vacuum pumps and condensers, contractor equipment, rock drills, Diamond core drills and accessories, rock bits, oil well tools, equipment for maintenance of roads and bridges, and reamers. Railway speed recorders ; "Universal" electric tools for the radio industry ; mining equipment ; demolition tools ; "Little Giant" Chauffeur commercial car ; Giant semi-diesel oil engines ; diesel engines ; gas engines ; "Air-Power" publication of Franklin Plant (vol. 2, nos. 9-10, Sept.-Oct. 1928)...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
215 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Radio supplies industry  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10792
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10792

[Trade catalogs from Computer Instruments Corp.]

Company Name:
Computer Instruments Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Computer Instruments Corp. Medical Div. (CIC) (Hempstead, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Pressure based instruments and systems - pressure, level, density, flow, bubbler systems, aerospace / air data, and sanitary products ; rotary potentiometers ; linear motion potentiometers ; commutators ; pressure transducers ; clutches ; "Exersentry" heart rate monitoring during exercise ; pulse monitoring for physical fitness ; "Pocket Pulseminder" ; "Digital Pulsemeter" ; "Ergo/Pulseminder" exercise bicycle...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Westbury, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Computers  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11824
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11824

[Trade catalogs from Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.]

Company Name:
Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Instrumentation for shock, vibration, pressure, and displacement. Transducers, transmitters, electronic instrumentation and controls ; signal conditioners ; processors ; alarms ; monitors ; accelerometers ; anti-intrusion & surveillance detectors ; nuclear reactor loos parts - monitor and control system...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  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
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12308
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12308

[Trade catalogs from Brooks and Perkins Inc.]

Company Name:
Brooks and Perkins Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Lightweight magnesium equipment for use in electronics, aircraft, etc. ; magnesium handling equipment ; wire partitions...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
8 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Locks and safes (including alarm and security systems)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Locks and keys  Search this
Metals  Search this
Safes  Search this
Security systems  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8349
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8349

[Trade catalogs from Borg-Warner Corp.]

Company Name:
Borg-Warner Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
B-W Superchargers, Inc., Milwaukee, WI; BJ Electronics, Santa Ana, CA; Borg & Beck Div., Chicago, IL; Borg-Warner Service Parts Co., Chicago, IL; Calumet Steel Div., Chicago, IL; Detectolab, Inc., Chicago, IL: Detroit Gear Div.; Detroit Vapor Stove Div., Muskegan, MI; Ingersoll Steel & Disc Div., Chicago, IL; Long Mfg. Co., Long Mfg. Div., Detroit, MI; Marbon Chemicals, Gary, IN; Marvel-Schebler Carbureter Div., Flint, MI; Mechanics Universal Joint Div., Rockford, IL; Morse Chain Co., Ithaca, NY; Norge Div., Detroit, MI; Pesco Products Div., Cleveland, OH; Rockford Clutch Div., Rockford Drilling Div., Rockford,IL; Warner Automotive Parts Co., Auburn, IN; Warner Gear Div., Muncie, IN; Reflectal Co., Chicago, IL. ; Sealmaster  Search this
Notes content:
power transmission products ; roller chain drives ; silent chain drives ; "Hy-Vo" chain drives ; timing belt drives ; delrin coupling ; DRC flexible coupling ; SCR ; torque limiters ; roller ramp ; cam clutches ; pulleys ; idlers ; conveyer components ; gear motors ; reducers ; helical gearmotor ; speed reducers ; worm gear motor ; helical shaft mounted reducer ; stock gears ; spur ; spherco bearing ; rod end ; sealmaster bearings ; bearings and stock ends ; AC controller ; DC drives ; signal isolator ; transformer...this comprises some of the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
473 pieces; 7 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8516
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8516

[Trade catalogs from Bower Roller Bearing Co.]

Company Name:
Bower Roller Bearing Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Federal-Mogul Corporation  Search this
Notes content:
Bearings ; Engineering data books ; 1968 Bower roller bearing specification manual...this comprises some of the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
7 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8686
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8686

[Trade catalogs from Carling Electric, Inc.]

Company Name:
Carling Electric, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
"Carlingswitch" brand ; "Tippette" trademark ; standard circuits ; mini tippettes ; toggle switches ; slide switches ; push switches ; rotary switches ; tippette switches ; lighted tippette switches ; trigger switches ; snap-in devices ; accessories ; military switches...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34819
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34819

[Trade catalogs from Centralab Electronics Division]

Company Name:
Centralab Electronics Division  Search this
Related companies:
Globe-Union, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1973 pushbutton switches for industrial applications catalog ; 1973 capacitors and ceramic substrates catalog ; pushbutton switches ; alumina-ceramic substrates ; disc ceramic capacitors ; monolithic ceramic capacitors ; aluminum electrolytic capacitors ; polystyrene film capacitors ; special application ceramic capacitors ; capacitor kits...see also Globe-Union, Inc.
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
8 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Glass  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34822
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34822

Fred Noonan Telegram and Photograph

Names:
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Noonan, Frederick  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Telegrams
Photographs
Date:
1928-1970
Summary:
Fred Noonan (1893-1937) was a Merchant Marine officer and navigator who disappeared on July 2, 1937 with Amelia Earhart during their failed around-the-world flight attempt. This collection consists of a telegram, dated April 8, 1937, sent by Fred Noonan to a friend, Matt Neehan; a photograph of Noonan and his first wife, Josephine; and three news clippings dating from 1966-1970 regarding the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and Noonan.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a telegram, dated April 8, 1937, sent by Fred Noonan to a friend, Matt Neehan. In it, Noonan thanks Neehan for a letter he sent and plans a visit after his around-the-world flight with Amelia Earhart. Someone (presumably Neehan) has written a note on the front that reads, "Fred Noonan, [Amelia] Earhart Pilot - They didn't make it. M." On the back are notes in pencil and a draft telegram which reads, "Don't give up STOP I know Fred STOP least experience of two years [unreadable] has taught me to believe he will surmount any [unreadable] - I'll bet on Fred. Matt." Also included in the collection is a small sepia toned photograph of Noonan and his first wife, Josephine, taken in 1928. Finally, the collection contains three news clippings dating from 1966-1970 regarding the disappearance of Earhart and Noonan.

Note: Two of the news clippings in this collection have been excluded from online display due to possible copyright restrictions.
Arrangement:
Collection is in chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
Fred Noonan (1893-1937) was a Merchant Marine officer and navigator who disappeared on July 2, 1937 with Amelia Earhart during their failed around-the-world flight attempt. Noonan served with the Merchant Marine for more than twenty years, including service during World War I, before obtaining his pilot's license in 1930. Noonan then went to work for Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA) working first as a navigation instructor, then later as an airport manager and inspector. Noonan later flew as navigator on Pan Am Sikorsky S-42 Clipper flights in San Francisco, including endurance flights made by Edwin Charles "Ed" Musick. Noonan was subsequently tasked with mapping Pan Am's routes across the Pacific. Having met through mutual acquaintances, Amelia Earhart chose Noonan to serve as navigator on her attempted 1937 around-the-world flight in a twin-engine Lockheed Model 10-E Electra. She and Noonan were flying from Lae, New Guinea to Howland Island when they disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937. A exhaustive sea and air search, ordered by President Franklin Roosevelt, was unsuccessful in locating Earhart and Noonan.
Provenance:
Joan Wallace, Gift, 2015, NASM.2015.0034
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
Genre/Form:
Telegrams
Photographs
Citation:
Fred Noonan Telegram and Photograph, NASM.2015.0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0034
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0034
Online Media:

Jean Warren (J. W.) Seele Aircraft Photography Collection

Topic:
Jane's all the world's aircraft
Creator:
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993  Search this
Names:
Aero Commander (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Aeronca (Aeronautical Corp of America)  Search this
Arrow Aircraft & Motors Corp  Search this
Beech Aircraft Corp  Search this
Bell Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Bellanca  Search this
Boeing Company  Search this
Bucker (Bucker Flugzeugbau GmbH)  Search this
Callair (Call Aircraft Co)  Search this
Cessna  Search this
Consolidated Aircraft Corp  Search this
Convair (Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp)  Search this
Dassault (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Douglas Aircraft Corp  Search this
Erco (Engineering and Research Corporation)  Search this
Experimental Aircraft Association  Search this
Fairchild Aircraft Corp  Search this
Fleet Aircraft Ltd.  Search this
Ford Motor Company. Airplane Division  Search this
Goodyear Aircraft Corp  Search this
Great Lakes Aircraft Corp  Search this
Grumman Aerospace Corporation  Search this
Hawker Siddeley (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Heinkel (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Jodel (Societe des Avions Jodel)  Search this
Junkers (Junkers Flugzeug Werke AG)  Search this
Lawson Aircraft Corp  Search this
Lawson Airplane Co.  Search this
Lockheed Aircraft Corp  Search this
National Antique Airplane Association  Search this
Pazmany Aircraft Corp (Ladislao Pazmany)  Search this
Piaggio (Industrie Aeronautiche e Meccaniche Rinaldo Piaggio SpA)  Search this
Piper Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Pitcairn (Pitcairn-Cierva)  Search this
Pitts Aviation Enterprises, Inc.  Search this
Porterfield Aircraft Corp  Search this
Republic  Search this
Saab (Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget AB)  Search this
Sikorsky (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Stearman Aircraft Co.  Search this
Stinson (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Swearingen Aircraft  Search this
Vickers (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Vought (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Waco Aircraft Company  Search this
de Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd.  Search this
Hughes Aircraft Co  Search this
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993  Search this
Extent:
12.11 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (7 slide and card cabinets))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 6000 color slides and over 2000 negatives/prints (a mixture of color and black and white) of civil and military aircraft taken by Seele, circa 1950s-1970s. The shots were taken in the United States, specifically in the Midwest. Aircraft from the following manufacturers are represented: Aero Commander, Arrow, Aeronca, Beechcraft, Bell, Bellanca, Boeing, Bristol, Bucker, Callair, Cessna, Consolidated, Convair, Curtiss, Dassault, de Havilland, Davis, Dart, Douglas, ERCO, Fairchild, Fleet, Ford, Goodyear, Great Lakes, Grumman, Howard, Hawker Siddeley, Hughes, Heinkel, Jodel, Junkers, Lockheed, Ling-Temco-Vought, Lawson, Parsons, Pitts, Pitcarin, Piper, Pazmany, Piaggo, Porterfield, Republic, SAAB, Sikorsky, Stampe, Stearman, Stinson, Swearingen, Taylor, Vickers, and Waco. In June of 2001 the Smitihsonian's Museum of American History transferred an additional shoebox of Seele photography that had been sent directly to them from the widow. This color images included balloon events as well as aircraft shots. The ballooning images are color prints taken mostly around Topeka, Kansas, while the aircraft images are color transparencies of aircraft taken, again, mostly around Topeka.
Biographical / Historical:
Jean Warren (J. W.) Seele (1924-1993) was born in Topeka, Kansas, and spent almost his entire life there. After his graduation from Topeka High School he was enrolled for about one and a half years at the Spartan School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Although he worked for a few years at Bendix Aviation Corp, Kansas City Division during the 1950s, most of his professional career was spent as an engineering technician for the Kansas Department of Transportation. While he was not directly employed in the aviation field, Seele's hobby was photographing aircraft. Over a twenty year period, Seele photographed aircraft and at various times he was the official photographer for the National Antique Airplane Association, and for the annual fly-in sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association at Rockford, Illinois. Seele's photographs often appeared in the publications of both organizations, and several of this photographs also appeared in Jane's All the World's Aircraft during the 1970s.
General:
Additional materials: photographs taken by Seele of the Kansas countryside, including many of threshing demonstrations, were transferred to the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Charline Seele, Gift, 2000, 2000-0057, NASM, except for images not taken by Seele.
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, Commercial  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0057
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0057

Wadsworth W. Mount Collection

Creator:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Ordnance  Search this
United States. Navy. Naval Ordnance Lab [NOL]  Search this
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985  Search this
Extent:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Negatives
Drawings
Correspondence
Reports
Date:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.
Biographical / Historical:
Wadsworth W. Mount (1907-1985) was educated at Amherst College and New York University. Besides practicing business and finance, he patented and successful demonstrated a number of inventions, including wire and cable carrying rocket projectors for antiaircraft and lifesaving applications. Among his rocket patents are 4 types of ordnance equipment for the US Navy in WWII. After WWII he worked with the Naval Ordnance Lab and Bureau of Ordnance requirements, and conducted experiments on the use of small rocket motors for firing steel cable ashore from ships in distress.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Wadsworth W. Mount, gift, XXXX-0368, 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:
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Antiaircraft missiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Negatives
Drawings
Correspondence
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0368

Untitled (Neil Armstrong)

Artist:
Robert McCurdy, born 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Neil Alden Armstrong, 5 Aug 1930 - 25 Aug 2012  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 185.4 × 172.7 × 5.1 cm (73 × 68 × 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2012
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Painting  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Male  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Science and Technology\Scientist\Astronaut  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Military\Navy\Pilot  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Science and Technology\Engineer\Aeronautical  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Science and Technology\Engineer\Aerospace  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Military\Navy  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Neil Alden Armstrong: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift of Ian M. and Annette P. Cumming
Object number:
NPG.2019.139
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Robert McCurdy
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: The Cumming Family Collection (Part 1)
On View:
NPG, North Gallery 220
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48c8070db-6904-4481-b736-099a7f63067e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2019.139

Robert H. Goddard patent collection

Creator:
United States. Patent Office.  Search this
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1914-1956
Formatted Contents note:
v. 1. July 7, 1914-Dec. 14, 1948 (1,102,653-2,456,402) -- v. 2. March 1, 1949-Nov. 13, 1956 (2,463,098-2,770,255).
General note:
Printed text of patents issued to Robert H. Goddard, with typed title pages, and handwritten annotations in pencil and ink (some made by Goddard?) throughout.
Includes a typed table of contents with a list of the patents in numerical order.
Local Notes:
NASMRB copy (v. 1, 39088014683981; v. 2, 39088014683452) includes some photocopied patents, although most are the original printed publications.

NASMRB copy has a trace provenance inscription dated Oct. 1963 at the top of the table of contents in v. 1; with stamp on verso of t.p. (v. 1): Smithsonian Library.

NASMRB copy has later red buckram library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Some of the leaves have been closely cropped, affecting some of the text and annotations.
Topic:
Aeronautics -- Patents  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Patents  Search this
Patents -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-rr-tl513-g57

Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
National Air and Space Museum--Exhibitions  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Date:
c. 1983
Scope and Contents note:
In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to overcome enormous social pressures in order to gain the right to pursue the dream of flight in both military and civilian circles. This show was exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from April 01, 1984 to August 05, 1984.

These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, administrative records, brochures, education packages, and design layouts.
Local Call Number(s):
ACMA 03-016
Other Archival Materials:
This collection relates to the Black Wings Exhibit and Book Collection housed at National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
The Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African American air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Citation:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-016
See more items in:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-016

Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
4 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1984
Scope and Contents:
The narrator provides history of black men and women in aviation.
Narration or voice over with music. Part of Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records. Consistent beeps throughout several of the recordings. Some of the recordings contain some of the same content. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition, Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation, profiled the men and women who had to overcome enormous social pressures in order to gain the right to pursue the dream of flight in both military and civilian circles. The exhibition, originally created and displayed at the National Air and Space Museum, was dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. See an expanded version of the exhibition circulated by SITES, including among its additional artifacts photo murals and audio-visual programs, and the flight suit worn by black astronaut Guion Bluford during preparations for his 1983 space shuttle flight. The SITES exhibition is divided into four parts: Headwinds, the black pioneers of World War I and the early 1920s; Flight Lines, the changing role of blacks in the 1930s and '40s; Wings for War, black involvement in World War II; and Era of Change, their breakthroughs in commercial aviation after World War II. The collection, Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records, contains the audiovisual materials created when the exhibit was borrowed and adapted for exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from April 1, 1984 - August 5, 1984.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003453-2

ACMA AV003455

ACMA AV003507
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
African American women air pilots  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-016, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-016, Item ACMA AV003453-1
See more items in:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-016: Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-016-ref505

Short Films on Aviation and Space Flight

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
United States. Air Force  Search this
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1984
Scope and Contents:
Several short films about Black aviation history, Blacks in the Air Force, aerial combat, Tuskegee Airmen, and World War II; and one short film about Robert Goddard and interplanetary space travel. Titles transcribed from physical asset include 'Blacks in Aviation,' 'Blackwings,' and 'Father of Space Age: Robert Goddard.'
Short films. Related to the exhibition 'Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition, Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation, profiled the men and women who had to overcome enormous social pressures in order to gain the right to pursue the dream of flight in both military and civilian circles. The exhibition, originally created and displayed at the National Air and Space Museum, was dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. See an expanded version of the exhibition circulated by SITES, including among its additional artifacts photo murals and audio-visual programs, and the flight suit worn by black astronaut Guion Bluford during preparations for his 1983 space shuttle flight. The SITES exhibition is divided into four parts: Headwinds, the black pioneers of World War I and the early 1920s; Flight Lines, the changing role of blacks in the 1930s and '40s; Wings for War, black involvement in World War II; and Era of Change, their breakthroughs in commercial aviation after World War II. The collection, Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records, contains the audiovisual materials created when the exhibit was borrowed and adapted for exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from April 1, 1984 - August 5, 1984.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Short Films on Aviation and Space Flight, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-016, Item ACMA AV002043
See more items in:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-016: Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-016-ref506

Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation audiovisual records

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibitions  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Linear feet
2 sound recordings (2 audio cassette sound recordings)
2 Video recordings (2 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1983
Scope and Contents note:
In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to overcome enormous social pressures in order to gain the right to pursue the dream of flight in both military and civilian circles.This collection contains the audiovisual materials created when the exhibit was borrowed and adapted for exhibit at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.
Related Archival Materials note:
This collection relates to the Black Wings Exhibit and Book Collection housed at National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Collection Citation:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-016, Series ACMA AV03-016
See more items in:
Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-016-ref694

The Slipstream

Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1919
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
TL501 .S66
TL501.S66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_367497

Boletín del Aero-Club de Chile

Author:
Aero-Club de Chile  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1914
1914-
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
TL504 .B68
TL504.B68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_370052

L'Aʹeronautique

Physical description:
22 v. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1919
1919-[1940]
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Call number:
TL502 .A253
TL502.A253
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_377939

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