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Flight Plan for First Commercial British Airways (UK) Concorde Flight to the United States

Creator:
British Airways  Search this
Extent:
.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976-05-24
Summary:
Flight plans for the first commercial British Airways Concorde flight from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on May 24, 1976.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the flight plan (three pages) for the first commercial British Airways Concorde flight from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on May 24, 1976. The flight plan was presented to the National Air and Space Museum at the conclusion of the flight by the pilot, Capt. Brian Calvert.
Arrangement:
One document.
Biographical / Historical:
Concorde became the first supersonic airliner for commercial flight when Air France and British Airways jointly inaugurated its service in 1976 to destinations around the globe. Designed and built by Aérospatiale of France and the British Aviation Corporation, the Concorde could comfortably carry up to 100 passengers and cross the Atlantic in fewer than four hours - half the time of a conventional jet airliner. However, its high operating costs resulted in very high fares that limited the number of passengers who could afford to fly it. These problems and a shrinking market eventually forced the reduction of service until all Concordes were retired in 2003.
Provenance:
British Airways, Gift, 1976, NASM.XXXX.0941
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
Concorde (Jet transports)  Search this
Citation:
Flight Plan for First Commercial British Airways (UK) Concorde Flight to the United States, NASM.XXXX.0941, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0941
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg208caa66e-d49c-49ca-9d48-69836f365aee
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0941

Falling, Flowing, Still (Proposal 1994), Portland, OR, Airport Plans, Oversized

Collection Creator:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1994
Collection Restrictions:
Portions of the collection are open for research. Series 4: Unprocessed Papers is currently closed for processing. Financial files, and Nancy Holt's annotated library of books are currently closed to researchers.

Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Items created by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.
Collection Citation:
Nancy Holt Estate records, circa 1900-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nancy Holt Estate records
Nancy Holt Estate records / Series 1: Project Files / 1.1: Projects by Name
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9055d6c2f-fb47-471f-bf78-af81eb695695
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-holtnanc-ref231

Book 7: AP-Airport to CJ-Circular Jetties, A/AP-AR

Collection Creator:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s-circa 1990
Collection Restrictions:
Portions of the collection are open for research. Series 4: Unprocessed Papers is currently closed for processing. Financial files, and Nancy Holt's annotated library of books are currently closed to researchers.

Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Items created by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.
Collection Citation:
Nancy Holt Estate records, circa 1900-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nancy Holt Estate records
Nancy Holt Estate records / Series 3: John Weber Gallery Records Concerning Robert Smithson / 3.2: Smithson Drawing Archives with Images
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw957ea652b-036d-441c-8011-63d36b9da570
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-holtnanc-ref50

Book 7: AP-Airport to CJ-Circular Jetties, BC-CI

Collection Creator:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s-circa 1990
Collection Restrictions:
Portions of the collection are open for research. Series 4: Unprocessed Papers is currently closed for processing. Financial files, and Nancy Holt's annotated library of books are currently closed to researchers.

Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Items created by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.
Collection Citation:
Nancy Holt Estate records, circa 1900-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nancy Holt Estate records
Nancy Holt Estate records / Series 3: John Weber Gallery Records Concerning Robert Smithson / 3.2: Smithson Drawing Archives with Images
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw903e95774-aa30-4a9c-b144-65a6d36f5a91
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-holtnanc-ref51

Book 7: AP-Airport to CJ-Circular Jetties, CJ

Collection Creator:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s-circa 1990
Collection Restrictions:
Portions of the collection are open for research. Series 4: Unprocessed Papers is currently closed for processing. Financial files, and Nancy Holt's annotated library of books are currently closed to researchers.

Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Items created by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.
Collection Citation:
Nancy Holt Estate records, circa 1900-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nancy Holt Estate records
Nancy Holt Estate records / Series 3: John Weber Gallery Records Concerning Robert Smithson / 3.2: Smithson Drawing Archives with Images
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw939e65b57-9877-41f3-bdc3-d7f7d5a5b03c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-holtnanc-ref52

LaGuardia Airport, Correspondence, Drawings, and Notes

Collection Creator:
Ukeles, Mierle  Search this
Container:
Box 52, Folder 42-43
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed for processing. Contact References Services for more information.
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Mierle Laderman Ukeles papers
Mierle Laderman Ukeles papers / Unrealized Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9930e1559-06ca-4b8a-9b1a-7fc4431a283f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ukelmier-ref1068

Philadelphia Airport

Collection Creator:
Ukeles, Mierle  Search this
Container:
Box 54, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1994
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed for processing. Contact References Services for more information.
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Mierle Laderman Ukeles papers
Mierle Laderman Ukeles papers / Unrealized Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99cd1b5c8-fd4e-4ac9-adba-cce05b3e17b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ukelmier-ref1106

Air France Concorde Aircraft Dedication Certificate

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Air France  Search this
Extent:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 folder, Document, 15 x 12 inches (38 x 30 cm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
April 16, 1989
Summary:
This decorative certificate was designed to commemorate the occasion on April 16, 1989, when Air France signed a letter of agreement with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) to donate Air France Concorde "Fox Alpha" (r/n F-BVFA) to NASM at the end of the aircraft's operational service.
Scope and Contents:
This decorative certificate (15 x 12 inches, 38 x 30 cm) with hand-lettered calligraphy and gold foil embellishments was designed to commemorate the occasion when Air France signed a letter of agreement with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) to donate Air France Concorde "Fox Alpha" (r/n F-BVFA) to NASM at the end of the aircraft's operational service. Dated April 16, 1989, the certificate was signed at Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia, by Dr. Martin Harwitt, National Air and Space Museum Director, and an Air France representative. Note that this is not an official donation certificate but a decorative commemoration of a statement of intent to donate.
Arrangement:
None.
Biographical / Historical:
The first supersonic airliner to enter service, Concorde flew thousands of passengers across the Atlantic at twice the speed of sound for over 25 years. Designed and built by Aérospatiale of France and the British Aviation Corporation (BAC), the graceful Concorde was a stunning technological achievement that could not overcome serious economic problems. In 1976 Air France and British Airways jointly inaugurated Concorde service to destinations around the globe. Carrying up to 100 passengers in great comfort, Concorde catered to first class passengers for whom speed was critical. It could cross the Atlantic in fewer than four hours—half the time of a conventional jet airliner—but its high operating costs resulted in very high fares that limited the number of passengers who could afford to fly on it. These problems and a shrinking market eventually forced the reduction of service until all Concordes were retired in 2003.

In 1989, two 18th-century copies of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (Déclaration des droits de l'Homme et du citoyen de 1789) and the French Constitution of 1791 were loaned to the Smithsonian by the French National Archives to be exhibited in celebration of the French bicentennial. The documents arrived April 16, 1989, at Dulles International Airport (Chantilly, Virginia) aboard Air France Concorde "Fox Alpha" (r/n F-BVFA). On that day, Air France signed a letter of agreement stating their intention to donate Concorde F-BVFA to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum upon the aircraft's retirement. A historically significant aircraft, Concorde F-BVFA had, in 1976, been the first Air France Concorde to open service to Rio de Janeiro, Washington, DC, and New York. On June 12, 2003, Air France honored that agreement, donating Concorde F-BVFA to the Museum upon the completion of its last flight.
Related Materials:
Air France Concorde "Fox Alpha" (r/n F-BVFA) can be found in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum collection: Concorde, Fox Alpha, Air France, A20030139000.
Provenance:
Transferred from National Air and Space Museum Registrar, gift, 1989, NASM.1989.0106
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
Airplanes  Search this
Supersonic planes  Search this
Supersonic transport planes  Search this
Citation:
Air France Concorde Aircraft Dedication Certificate, NASM.1989.0106, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0106
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2b8a804a9-8a84-4e62-aa21-0da1d5714d33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0106
Online Media:

Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook

Names:
Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company (Lincoln, Neb.)  Search this
Morris, Frank "Pop"  Search this
Extent:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1920s to 1930s
Summary:
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional active in the 1920s and 1930s. This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera. There is a significant amount of material in the scrapbook relating to Mildred Doran, including the search for the Buhl Airsedan CA-5 Miss Doran after it went missing during the Dole Air Race from California to Hawaii in 1927. Doran was a passenger on board the aircraft, which was crewed by John A. "Augie" Pedlar (pilot) and Vilas R. Knope (navigator). There is also material in the scrapbook relating to Ray Page.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional. Morris worked for Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company serving at different times as a factory manager and as a district sales manager. Morris also ran, and served as one of the pilots for, several businesses that provided airplane rides, flying lessons, advertising services, and performed at county fairs, air shows, and other exhibitions. These companies included Morris Flying Circus, Morris Fliers, Morris Air Navigators, and Morris Aero Messengers. In the 1930s, Morris took over management of the Southern California Airport in Pico.
Provenance:
Ed Kellum, Gift in honor of Donna Engleman, 2021, NASM.2021.0032.
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
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook, NASM.2021.0032, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2021.0032
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg21422aaaf-fdde-4077-9626-f972caaad853
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2021-0032

A Giant Farewell to Giant Pandas Tian Tian, Mei Xiang and Xiao Qi Ji

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2023-11-08T20:28:12.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_SCaKteh1ESo

Nov. 9, 2023: Giant Pandas Disembark the FedEx Panda Express in Chengdu, China

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2023-11-09T16:55:49.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_pAdT_Ol8zjM

B-roll for Media Use: Giant Panda Bei Bei Departs the Zoo for China

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-19T20:23:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vJX5_JIuHd4

A Tour of V404 Cygni

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-08-05T18:00:21.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ehX9MFCBSsE

Congressman Charles C. Diggs Jr. and the Desegregation of Commercial Air Transportation (Lecture)

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2023-09-14T03:37:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_2GP7UJ83xXQ

Setting Commercial Air Routes with Charles and Anne Lindbergh

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-05-15T15:42:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_DoRT5-pB620

Flights of Fancy Story Time: At the Air Show

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-03-09T16:00:13.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_RkqR7cWYQfI

“We Heard a Loud Boom!” - An interview from Flight 1549, the Miracle on the Hudson.

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-05-10T12:36:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_SFa7NFE-e9M

Make an Airport Play Mat Craft Activity

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2023-10-31T15:00:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_UyBQdjq2uSk

Happy 19th Birthday to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center!

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-12-15T22:38:15.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hF_IbbWMa4Y

Visit the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-09-11T14:37:49.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_mHteNtl3BDE

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