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Curtiss Field Photographs [Nelson]

Names:
Smith, Elinor.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1920s
Summary:
Curtiss Field was located in Garden City, Long Island on the site of what was originally part of Hazelhurst Field. Alfred H. Nelson was a licensed Aircraft & Engine mechanic at Curtiss Field in the 1920s. This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field during that timeframe.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field in the late 1920s. Two of the photographs are 4 by 5 inches in size and the remainder are 8 by 10 inches. Aircraft shown in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-36B and the Sikorsky S-38B Amphibian, including the Sikorsky S-36B Dawn. People shown in the photographs include Alfred H. Nelson, Elinor Smith, Harry Hopkins, and other mechanics and pilots.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Curtiss Field was located in Garden City, Long Island on the site of what was originally part of Hazelhurst Field. Alfred H. Nelson was a licensed Aircraft & Engine mechanic at Curtiss Field in the 1920s.
Provenance:
Neil Anders Nelson, Gift, 2013, NASM.2013.0034
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
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family  Search this
Sikorsky S-36B  Search this
Curtiss Field -- New York, Garden City  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Curtiss Field Photographs [Nelson], NASM.2013.0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2013.0034
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2013-0034
Online Media:

Sikorsky S-36B

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AS, Folder 400258-85
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Negatives
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Sikorsky (Russia; Stratford, CT)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref48348

Sikorsky (S-36B) XPS-1

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AS, Folder 400285-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Sikorsky (Russia; Stratford, CT)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref48384

Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340 SC1, Radial 9 Engine

Manufacturer:
Pratt & Whitney  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Copper, Rubber, Ceramic, Magnesium, Leather
Dimensions:
Approximate: 151.13 x 157.48 x 121.92cm (4ft 11 1/2in. x 5ft 2in. x 4ft)
Overall: 1066lb. (483.5kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1932 -1936
Credit Line:
Gift of Gateway Technical Institute
Inventory Number:
A19761915000
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/nv979285d53-9369-448e-9851-03ae5b36261a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19761915000
Online Media:

Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340-AN-50, Radial 9 Engine

Manufacturer:
Pratt & Whitney  Search this
Dimensions:
Diameter 131.6 cm (51.81 in.), Length 121.4 cm (47.80 in.) (Dimensions for R-1340-AN2)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of San Jose State University
Inventory Number:
A19860278000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv978de15a2-61e6-47ff-9326-e22ceb6d86ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19860278000

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