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Plotter, MkII, Weems

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 10 × 33.6cm (3 15/16 × 13 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
On loan from the Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Inventory Number:
I20121370001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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Watch, Celestial Navigation, Longines, Lindbergh Hour Angle, Charles Lindbergh

Designer:
Captain Philip Van Horn Weems  Search this
Charles A. Lindbergh  Search this
Owner:
Charles A. Lindbergh  Search this
Manufacturer:
Longines-Wittnauer Watch Co.  Search this
Distributor:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
metal, glass, leather
Dimensions:
3-D: 11 × 5.5 × 1.3cm (4 5/16 × 2 3/16 × 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Special Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force Museum
Inventory Number:
A20130111000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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Watch, Torpedo Boat, Navigation, Waltham, USN Mod, Second-Setting, Lindbergh

Manufacturer:
Captain Philip Van Horn Weems  Search this
U.S. Navy  Search this
Waltham Watch Company  Search this
Owner:
Charles A. Lindbergh  Search this
Distributor:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
metal, glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 5.5 × 1.4 × 6.9cm (2 3/16 × 9/16 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Special Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force Museum.
Inventory Number:
A20130112000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Computer, Weems E-1B Navigational

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
brass, plastic
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21cm (8 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Thackray Weems Dodds Seznec Family
Inventory Number:
A20120154000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Computer, Weems E-1B Navigational

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
brass, plastic
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21cm (8 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Thackray Weems Dodds Seznec Family
Inventory Number:
A20120155000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Watch, Celestial Navigation, Second-Setting, Longines-Wittnauer, PVH Weems

Designer:
Captain Philip Van Horn Weems  Search this
Owner:
Captain Philip Van Horn Weems  Search this
Manufacturer:
Longines-Wittnauer Watch Co.  Search this
Distributor:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
metal, leather, glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 39 × 5 × 1.5cm (15 3/8 × 1 15/16 × 9/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Special Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Thackray Weems Dodds Seznec Family
Inventory Number:
A20120247000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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[Trade catalogs from Weems System of Navigation]

Company Name:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Related companies:
Weems and Plath  Search this
Notes content:
navigation equipment: aircraft plotter ; plotting boards ; observoscope ; Brownell-Weems star finder ; Weems Longines watch ; celestial coordinator ; sextants ; link test collimator ; navigation charts ; navigation notebooks ; air and marine navigation textbooks
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27697
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27697

Dalton E-6B Dead Reckoning Computer by Jeppesen

Maker:
Jeppesen & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (part material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 12.5 cm x 24.3 cm; 13/32 in x 4 29/32 in x 9 9/16 in
Object Name:
plotting board
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Denver
Date made:
1960s
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Gilbert
ID Number:
1995.0087.03
Accession number:
1995.0087
Catalog number:
1995.0087.03
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Plotting Boards
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Plotter, Navigation, Weems

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Ink
Paper
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 33.7 × 9.8 × 0.2cm (13 1/4 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathleen L. Brooks
Inventory Number:
A19750222000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Plotter, Aircraft, Weems, Mark II

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 9.8 x 33.7cm (3 7/8 x 13 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathleen L. Brooks
Inventory Number:
A19750223000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b7240107-90d7-412d-b52a-1448deb30894
EDAN-URL:
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Case, Star Finder, Brownell-Weems

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plasticized fabric, Steel, plastic
Dimensions:
3-D (Case): 20.6 × 21 × 0.3cm (8 1/8 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathleen L. Brooks
Inventory Number:
A19750226000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9255df8fc-ca54-4d82-b139-86425a4e5543
EDAN-URL:
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Computer, Dead Reckoning, Weems System of Navigation, Dalton, E-6B

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plastic, brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 23.8 × 13 × 1.3cm (9 3/8 × 5 1/8 × 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathleen L. Brooks
Inventory Number:
A19750227000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Computer, Navigational, Navy, Mark 8-A, Weems

Manufacturer:
Weems System of Navigation  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Ink
Copper
Unknown Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Computer): 0.5 x 11cm (3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathleen L. Brooks
Inventory Number:
A19750228000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9cee66f91-de01-4222-b6d9-d14d27c56ced
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19750228000
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Computer, Dead Reckoning, Mark VIII-C, Pan Am & Weems System of Navigation

Manufacturer:
G. Felsenthal & Sons Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Ink
Steel
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 11 × 11 × 0.6cm (4 5/16 × 4 5/16 × 1/4 in.)
Storage: 14 × 14 × 2.5cm (5 1/2 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 1 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Ben W. Rau
Inventory Number:
A19771527000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9167ec2fd-c29d-4b3b-a957-0ee3ebfb7bde
EDAN-URL:
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A short history of navigation, by W. J. V. Branch...and Captain E. Brook Williams..

Author:
Branch, William James Vivian  Search this
Brook-Williams, E  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 91 p. incl. front., illus. (incl. ports.) diagrs. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
Topic:
Navigation--History  Search this
Call number:
VK549 .B7X
VK549.B7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71568

Reports and notes, Weems System of Navigation reports

Collection Creator:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)  Search this
Container:
Box 142, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1962
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:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers, Accession 2012.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers / Series 2: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Brochures, dealers discounts, Weems System of Navigation

Collection Creator:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)  Search this
Container:
Box 163, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1947
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:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers, Accession 2012.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers / Series 2: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Newsletters, "Navigation Notes", Weems System of Navigation

Collection Creator:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)  Search this
Container:
Box 168, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1960
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:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers, Accession 2012.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers / Series 2: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg23145755b-ade1-46c6-8b1e-58c9395b472e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2012-0052-ref1943

Book, "Star Altitude Curves - Latitudes 40 Degrees to 50 Degrees North:, Weems, Weems System of Navigation, Annapolis, MD

Collection Creator:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)  Search this
Container:
Box 171, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940
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:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers, Accession 2012.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers / Series 2: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24e679472-d9a6-415e-998f-2b0270ae6b89
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2012-0052-ref1963

Book review, "Marine Navigation", Weems, Weems System of Navigation, Annapolis, MD

Collection Creator:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)  Search this
Container:
Box 194, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958
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:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers, Accession 2012.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers / Series 2: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg296aee016-20b0-4c9e-afbf-8c04543348d6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2012-0052-ref2221

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