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First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928

Author:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1964
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_111547

Langley's aero engine of 1903

Author:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1971
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_111550

Robert B. Meyer Jr. Papers

Creator:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Names:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Extent:
22.45 Cubic feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr. (1921-1995) was the first Curator of Propulsion in the Aeronautics Department of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Smithsonian Institution (1959-1980). A native of Locust Valley, New York, Meyer was a Yale University graduate and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war he worked as an insurance broker before joining the museum in 1959. He authored a number of books on the development of aircraft engines. Following his retirement, Meyer remained active in NASM's docent program.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr., gift, 1984, XXXX-0184, 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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg277891adb-a3cf-48f1-9345-9bc1593e8267
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0184

Langley's Aero Engine of 1903

Editor:
Meyer, Robert B., Jr  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Date:
1971
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Flying-machines  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3345

Folder 20 Meyer, Robert B.

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 420, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Files
See more items in:
Biographical Files
Biographical Files / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0420-refidd1e3093

Three famous early aero engines / by Robert B. Meyer

Author:
Meyer, Robert B  Search this
Physical description:
1 v
Type:
Books
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552855

The first airplane diesel engine: Packard model DR-980 of 1928 [by] Robert B. Meyer

Author:
Meyer, Robert B  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 48 p. illus., ports. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1965
1964 [i. e. 1965]
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors (Diesel)  Search this
Call number:
TL515 .S66 v.1 no.2
TL515.S66 v.1 no.2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_357842

Langley's aero engine of 1903. Edited by Robert B. Meyer, Jr

Author:
Meyer, Robert B  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 193 p. illus., ports. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1971
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors--History  Search this
Call number:
TL515 .S66 no.6
TL515.S66 no.6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_357847

Langley's model aero engine of 1903. Compiled by Robert B. Meyer, Jr

Author:
Meyer, Robert B  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
104 l. illus. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors--Models  Search this
Call number:
TL704.6 .M613
TL704.6.M613
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_159240

Langley's model aero engine of 1903

Author:
Meyer, Robert B  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
x, 114 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors--History  Search this
Call number:
TL704.6 .M613 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_84788

Langley's model aero engine of 1903 / compiled by Robert B. Meyer, Jr

Compiler:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Former owner:
Johnston, S. Paul (Samuel Paul) 1899- DSI  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
x, 114 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1976
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors--History  Search this
Call number:
TL704.6 .M613 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1055937

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