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MS 7563 Stabilization of Kin Klizhin, Chaco Canyon National Monument, Fiscal Year 1938

Creator:
Vivian, Gordon  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7563
Local Note:
Carbon of typescript, bound, with photographs
Topic:
Kin Klizhin -- New Mexico -- Chaco Canyon -- stabilization  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7563

Website Records, 2010-2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2010
2010-2018
Topic:
Folk festivals  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Special events  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-205
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Website Records 2004-2019 [Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398583

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2018
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-206
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Website Records 1997-2018 [Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398608

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Uniform title:
Innovations in Flight: Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center  Search this
Innovations in Flight: Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display  Search this
Exploring the Planets (Online exhibition)  Search this
Apollo to the Moon (Online exhibition)  Search this
A New Moon Rises: Views from the Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter Camera (Online exhibition)  Search this
Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity (Online exhibition)  Search this
Hawaii by Air (Online exhibition)  Search this
Fifty Years of Human Space Flight (Online exhibition)  Search this
Out of This World (Online exhibition)  Search this
America by Air (Online exhibition)  Search this
The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (Online exhibition)  Search this
Explore the Universe (Online exhibition)  Search this
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth (Online exhibition)  Search this
Space Race (Online exhibition)  Search this
Looking at Earth (Online exhibition)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2018
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Special events  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-207
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Website Records 2004, 2009-2020 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398609

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2018
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-208
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Website Records 2009-2018 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398612

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Historical museums  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
National Native American Veterans' Memorial (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Memorials  Search this
War memorials  Search this
Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-209
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Website Records 2009-2020 [National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398613

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Advancement  Search this
Uniform title:
Ultimate Smithsonian Challenges (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Friends of the Smithsonian  Search this
James Smithson Society  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2018
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Membership  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-210
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Website Records 2005-2019 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Advancement]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398615

Website Records, 2017-2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
Smithsonian Music (Website)  Search this
Smithsonian Music Notations (Blog)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2017
2017-2018
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Music  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-211
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Website Records 1995-2020 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398616

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
Oh Freedom!: Teaching African American Civil Rights through American Art at the Smithsonian (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2018
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-212
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Website Records 1995-2020 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398617

Blanche Stuart Scott Collection

Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Names:
Air Force Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1911-1969
Summary:
This collection consists of memorabilia relating to Blanche Stuart Scott. The material includes her certificates, membership cards, and ribbons, as well as a collection of newspaper clippings dating from 1939-1969.
Contents note:
The Blanche Stuart Scott Collection (NASM.XXXX.0062) contains approximately one cubic foot of material relating to the pioneer aviatrix. It includes correspondence, memorabilia and a great many newspaper clippings which have been photocopied onto acid-free paper.
Arrangement:
Original order, when identified, has been maintained.
Biographical/Historical note:
Blanche Stuart "Betty" Scott was born April 8, 1889, in Rochester, New York, where her father had a patent medicine business. Impetuous by nature, she soon attracted the attention and ire of the local authorities. The Rochester City Council objected to a thirteen year old driving an automobile about their city. However, there was not yet a minimum age for driving; Blanche was able to continue with her motoring trips.

A few years later, she would again make headlines behind the wheel of a car. In 1910, after attending finishing school, Scott became one of the first women to drive an automobile cross-country, travelling from New York to San Francisco. The trip was sponsored by the Willys-Overland Company and the car dubbed "Lady Overland." At the time, there were only 218 miles of paved road outside of the cities of the United States. Scott's trip totaled over six thousand miles, zigzagging between Overland dealers. Scott was accompanied by newspaperwoman Gertrude Buffington Phillips, who did no driving but filed reports as they progressed westward. They left New York on May 16 and reached San Francisco on July 23, 1910.

The trip had given Scott a taste for adventure and publicity. After meeting the press agent for Curtiss, Scott went to Hammondsport, New York, in August or September of 1910. She was accepted as Glenn H. Curtiss's first and only female student. Her first flight was on a 35 hp Curtiss pusher fitted with a governor to prevent takeoff on a student's taxi down the field. However, during one of Scott's "grass-cutting" sessions, a gust of wind lifted her suddenly airborne. She achieved a true solo flight shortly thereafter.

There is conflicting evidence regarding the exact date of Blanche Stuart Scott's first solo flight. That date was recognized by the Early Birds to be September 6, 1910. The date is variously given in newspaper accounts as early as August 18, 1910 and as late as mid-October of that year. Unfortunately, a fire reportedly claimed some of Ms. Scott's personal memorabilia during her lifetime. Whether Blanche Stuart Scott or Bessica Raiche was indeed America's first female aviator may never be determined.

After instruction, she joined Glenn Curtiss's Exhibition Team and made her first public appearance in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 24, 1910. Thus began the career of the woman who indisputably holds the title of America's first female professional flier, then billed as "The Tomboy of the Air." During her exhibition career she earned up to five thousand dollars a week, appearing in meets with such luminaries as Lincoln Beachey and Harriet Quimby.

In 1911, Scott found herself in the odd position of inadvertently setting an aviation record. Scott took off from Mineola one afternoon and impulsively flew sixty miles before alighting back at the field. It was the first woman's long distance flight.

Not long after, Scott became the first female test pilot. After contracting to fly for Glenn L. Martin in 1912, she flew Martin prototypes before the final blueprints for the aircraft had been made. In 1913, Scott joined the Ward Exhibition Team. She retired from active flying in 1916.

By the 1930s Scott was working in media, both print and broadcast. She spent nine years in California, writing for RKO, Universal, Warner Brothers, and other studios. In a succession of radio shows, Scott appeared as "Roberta" on Hollywood and Rochester area stations, which she wrote and produced. She would also try her hand at stage appearances and short story writing.

On September 6, 1948, Scott was once again achieving distinction. On a flight with pilot Charles E. Yeager in a TF-80C, she became the first American woman to ride in a jet. For the pleasure of his passenger, Yeager included some snap rolls and a 14,000 foot dive.

With her skills and experience, Blanche Stuart Scott was uniquely suited for her next mission. Beginning in 1954, she began work for the United States Air Force Museum. Acting as a travelling public relations unit, she sought to obtain materials related to early flight for that museum's collection.

Blanche Stuart Scott passed away on January 12, 1970. She was a member of the Early Birds, the OX-5 Club, and the Long Island Early Fliers Club.
Provenance:
Unknown, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0062.
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
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0062
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062
Online Media:

Membership Cards and Tickets

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref10

Ribbons and Buttons

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref11

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942 - 1965
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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref12

Newspaper Articles

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1911 - 1955
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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref13

Newspaper Articles

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956 - 1969
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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref14

Scripts and Manuscripts

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref15

Invitation to Join National Aeronautics Association

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 2, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref16

Membership Certificate OX-5 Club

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 2, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref17

Membership Certificate, Voyager, Order of 880

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 2, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref18

Antique Airplane Association's Loyal Order of Wigwammers

Collection Creator:
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 2, 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:
Blanche Stuart Scott Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blanche Stuart Scott Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0062-ref19

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