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George M. Keightley Collection

Creator:
Keightley, George M., 1889-1967  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Stinson, Katherine  Search this
Stinson, Marjorie  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Articles
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes his pilot's log book, old passports, newspaper articles, Early Bird decals, correspondence, and original photographs and postcards. The photographs/postcards include shots of the following aircraft: Stearman (1927) C-3MB mailplane; de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou; Curtiss JN-4Can; Curtiss Condor; Sikorsky S-38BH Amphibian; Deperdussin (UK) 1913 Racer; Republic F-84F Thunderstreak; Alexander Eaglerock A-4, A-12, A-15; Ford Tri-Motor; Bristol Scout; Blériot XI. There are also photos of Ely's flight from the USS Pennsylvania; Katherine and Marjorie Stinson; the graduating class at Berkley, CA; an Eastern Air Transport Building; a Mexican Pan American Airlines hangar; the tombstone of Lt. Reginald E. P. Pryce-Jones; 50 HP Kirkham engine; 3" Koellein-Mieding gun; and "Eaglerock" radiator.
Biographical / Historical:
George Martin Keightley (1889-1967) was a member of the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. He helped develop the Royal Canadian Air Service in World War I, and when the United States entered the war he returned to the US become an instructor for the Army Signal Corps. In World War II he served on the Civil Aeronautics Board as an air safety investigator.
Provenance:
Hetty Keightley, Gift
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:
Attach authorities  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Curtiss JN-4Can Canuck  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family  Search this
Deperdussin (France) 1913 Monocoque Racer  Search this
Republic F-48F Thunderstreak  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-4  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-12  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-15  Search this
Ford Tri-Motor Family  Search this
Bleriot XI Family  Search this
Stearman (1927) C-3MB  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Articles
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Citation:
George M. Keightley Collection, XXXX-0686, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0686
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0686

Ivan H. Driggs Collection

Names:
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Articles
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes numerous photographs, featuring the following aircraft: Driggs Dart, Dart II, Super Dart; Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom); Monocoupe Model D-145; Forest Patrol seaplanes; Douglas World Cruiser; and the 1903 Wright Flyer. The collection also contains newspaper articles about Driggs and his designs as well as the May 1937 and January 1938 editions of Tradewind. There is also correspondence from Dorothy Driggs Baker about researching her father's work, particularly with John Underwood and Harold Morehouse. Also present is a scrapbook of articles on the death of General "Hap" Arnold in 1950.
Biographical / Historical:
Ivan Howard Driggs was an engineer, designing airplanes for several different companies over the years, eventually becoming director of the Research Division of the Bureau of Aeronautics in Washington, DC. He wrote numerous articles on airplane design and performance for different magazines, including Aviation, Flight, Aero Digest, Royal Aeronautical Society Journal, and Journal of Society of Automotive Engineers.
Provenance:
Mrs. Evan Driggs, Gift
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:
Attach authorities  Search this
Wright (Brothers) 1903 Flyer  Search this
Douglas World Cruiser (DWC)  Search this
Bureau of Aeronautics  Search this
Driggs Dart II  Search this
Driggs (Ivan) Dart I  Search this
Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom)  Search this
Monocoupe Monocoupe Model D-145  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Articles
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Citation:
Ivan H. Driggs Collection, XXXX-0687, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0687
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0687

General Electric Company Space Materials [Lathrop]

Creator:
Lathrop, Paul Alan,, 1921-2002  Search this
Names:
General Electric Company  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973  Search this
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977  Search this
Extent:
0.69 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Newspaper clippings
Newsletters
Technical reports
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
bulk 1959-1972
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 0.69 cubic feet of material relating to General Electric's involvement in the U.S. Space Program gathered by General Electric employee Paul A. Lathrop. Materials include newsletters from the company's Missile and Space Vehicle Department as well as other General Electric newsletters; technical reports and publications (including some by Lathrop); news clippings; photographs; and newsletters from the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers. There are 51 photographs in the collection which are a mix of color and black and white. The vast majority of the prints are 8 by 10 inches, although some are slightly smaller. Paul A. Lathrop appears in some of the photographs, and Wernher von Braun appears in one. There are also three photos from an event held at the Smithsonian in 1959 (along with the invitation for the event) which includes images of Smithsonian Institution Secretary Leonard Carmichael. The collection also contains twelve reels of 16mm film. Topics covered in this collection include photographic equipment; Landsat 1 (Erts-A, Erts-1); Nimbus B (18 May 68); Atlas ICBM (SM-65, HGM-16); Thor IRBM (SM-75, PGM-17); Data Sphere (Capsule); and the RVX-2 Reentry Vehicle.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul A. Lathrop was Manager, Electronic Equipment Engineering in the Missile and Space Vehicle Department at General Electric Co.
Provenance:
Bryan Lathrop, Gift, 2016
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:
Attach authorities  Search this
Landsat satellites  Search this
Atlas ICBM  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Newspaper clippings
Newsletters
Technical reports
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
General Electric Company Space Materials [Lathrop], Accession 2016-0049, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2016.0049
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2016-0049

Letters and Telegrams Received (Entered in Registers 2 and 3)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan. 1869–July 1870
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M980, Subseries 4.3
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Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Arkansas Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1871
Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Arkansas Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1871 / Series 4: Letters and Telegrams Received
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m980-ref17
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Online Media:

Vol. 2 (18)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Sept. 27, 1866–July 24, 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 2.6
See more items in:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 2: Endorsements Sent
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref16
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2003 National Air Tour Race Collection

Creator:
The Aviation Foundation of America, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
1.04 Cubic Feet ((4 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Press releases
Video recordings
Dvds
Digital images
Map - draft
Posters
Date:
bulk 2003
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following material relating to the planning, execution, and media coverage of the 2003 National Air Tour (NAT): newspaper and magazine articles; NAT comments received from the public; NAT promotional vhs and dvds; NAT period music cd; set of six photo cds (a summary set sent out to NAT participants); numerous cds sent by participants and professional photographers; Air & Space NAT article; The Ford Air Tours 1925-1931 by Lesley Forden; "One Two" and "4,000 Miles" booklets; America Takes Flight (NAT PBS program) - dvd and vhs; NAT 2003 Local coverage TV news clips vhs tapes; media kit; "Fact Sheet/Route Map;" NAT posters; NAT merchandise order form; five different colored lanyards used by NAT participants and officials; participant guide book and phone directory; yellow volunteer card; full set of participant legal forms; NAT 12 by 18 inch tri-fold promotional flyer; VFR area charts covering route locations; sample participant letter; NAT articles as found on world wide web; and a printed copy of NAT official web site.
Biographical / Historical:
The Aviation Foundation of America, Inc., a nonprofit public charity, sponsored the re-creation of the National Air Tours in the fall of 2003. The National Air Tours, also know as the Ford Air Tours, originally took place from 1925-31. They were conceived by a group of "air-minded" Detroit businessmen, receiving significant support from Henry Ford and his son, Edsel B. Ford, to introduce Americans to the concept of air travel
Provenance:
Gregory Herrick, Gift, 2005
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:
National Air Tours  Search this
Attach authorities  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Airplane racing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Press releases
Video recordings
DVDs
Digital images
Map - draft
Posters
Citation:
2003 National Air Tour Race Collection , Accession 2005-0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0030
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0030

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