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David H. DeVorkin Papers, circa 1979-2002

Creator:
DeVorkin, David H. 1944-  Search this
Uniform title:
Beyond Earth: mapping the universe (Monograph)  Search this
Race to the stratosphere: manned scientific ballooning in the stratosphere (Monograph : 1989)  Search this
Subject:
DeVorkin, David H. 1944-  Search this
American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
American Astronomical Society  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1979
1979-2002
circa 1979-2002
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Publications  Search this
Book editors  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-137
Restrictions & Rights:
Until the death of the Donor, SIA will notify the Donor prior to, or within 7 days after, the materials have been accessed for reseach. Contact reference staff for details
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_272995

David H. DeVorkin Papers

Topic:
Race to the stratosphere: manned scientific ballooning in the stratosphere (Monograph : 1989)
Science with a vengeance: how the military created the US space sciences after World War II (Monograph : 1992)
Creator::
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
1987-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Space History Division of the National Air and Space Museum, 1981- . DeVorkin specializes in the origins and development of modern astrophysics and the space sciences. Activities documented primarily include lectures, presentations, and other speaking engagements as well as the preparation of two books, "Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in the Stratosphere," published in 1989, and "Science with a Vengeance: How the Military Created the US Space Sciences after World War II," published in 1992. Materials include correspondence, permissions, book reviews, clippings, notes, agreements, presentations, lecture texts, meeting materials, planning documents, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Until the death of the Donor, SIA will notify the Donor prior to, or within 7 days after, the materials have been accessed for research, Transferring office; 9/5/2007 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Publications  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-179, David H. DeVorkin Papers
Identifier:
Accession 15-179
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David H. DeVorkin Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-179

David H. DeVorkin Papers

Topic:
Beyond Earth: mapping the universe (Monograph)
Race to the stratosphere: manned scientific ballooning in the stratosphere (Monograph : 1989)
Creator::
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
circa 1979-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum. Materials primarily document DeVorkin's editing of a book for the National Geographic Society titled Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe, preparation of his own books and manuscripts such as the Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in the Stratosphere, and his involvement in the American Astronomical Society (AAS), especially the Historical Astronomy Division (HAD). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research materials such as photocopied news articles, chronologies, biographies, logs, and artifact information sheets; manuscripts by DeVorkin as well as manuscripts for the book he edited; images; permissions; notes; exhibition proposals; and AAS newsletters, meeting agendas, correspondence, and notes.
Restrictions:
Until the death of the Donor, SIA will notify the Donor prior to, or within 7 days after, the materials have been accessed for reseach. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Publications  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Book editors  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-137, David H. DeVorkin Papers
Identifier:
Accession 07-137
See more items in:
David H. DeVorkin Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-137

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