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Table of Contents, Bibliography (Lowood), Micsell. Neufeld, Michael. "Weimar Culture and Futuristic Technology: The Rocketry and Space Flight fad in Germany 1923-1933"

Collection Author:
Society for the History of Technology  Search this
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995  Search this
Container:
Box 158 (Subgroup II)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990 July
Series Restrictions:
Series 9, Published Files, 1982-1994, are closed for thirty years from the date of the last correspondence in the individual folder. They may be opened, on a case-by-case basis, through appeal to the SHOT Editorial Committee.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Society for the History of Technology Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka

Creator:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008  Search this
Extent:
95.02 Cubic feet (188 legal size boxes; 5 15 x 12 x 3 flat boxes; 1 16 x 20 x 3 flat box; 4 12 x 8 x 5 shoeboxes)
88.55 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-2012
bulk 1950-2008
Summary:
Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.
Scope and Contents:
Contains personal and business correspondence, manuscripts of most of Clarke's fiction works in various draft states, short stories, articles, addresses, speeches, movie outlines, Apollo 11 broadcast material, datebooks & notebooks, reference materials, business cards of visitors & contacts, photos & slides. There is some material by people other than the creator such as manuscripts and film/TV scripts.

This collection also includes audio-visual material. Please contact the Media Archivist for access.
Arrangement:
Series were based on the creator's original arrangement of material.

Arranged into 7 Series:

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Original Writing

2.1: "Clarkives"

2.2: Non-"Clarkives"

2.3: Articles, Short Stories

2.4: Lectures, Speeches

Series 3: Media & Publicity

Series 4: Awards & Tributes

Series 5: Manuscripts written by others relating to Clarke's Literary Works

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Series 7: Images

7.1: Photos

7.2: Slide Albums
Biographical / Historical:
Born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, England, Arthur Charles Clarke became obsessed with science fiction and astronomy at a young age. He was the eldest of four children born into a farming family, however he would become, with his brother Fred Clarke acting as a business associate, one of the leading names in science fiction.

During World War II Clarke served as a radar instructor and in his free time became one of the early members of the British Interplanetary Society. In 1945, Clarke made one of his earliest predictions (he called them "extrapolations") when he came up with the idea of communication satellites. He became known for this uncanny prescience which is seen in so much of his work.

In 1948 Clarke graduated from King's College, London with honors in math and physics. By 1951, Clarke had gained respect as both a fiction and non-fiction writer with Interplanetary Flight and Prelude to Space, respectively.

In 1956, Clarke emigrated to Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon, where he could indulge a new obsession - skin diving. He remained in Sri Lanka for the rest of his life, creating a diving company and funding many science education programs in the country.

Perhaps Clarke's most recognizable feat came when he was able to work with Stanley Kubrick over a course of 4 years in order to create the book and film 2001: A Space Odyssey which was loosely based on the earlier Clarke story "The Sentinel."

Clarke accomplished an amazing amount of writing, speaking tours, TV appearances and humanitarian work despite suffering from post-polio syndrome for decades. He won numerous awards, mostly for his science fiction but also for popularizing science. He was knighted in 1998. He died, age 90, March 19, 2008.
Provenance:
Arthur C. Clarke Trust, gift, 2014
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Underwater archaeology -- 1960's  Search this
nonfiction novels  Search this
Interplanetary voyages  Search this
Artificial satellites  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Apollo 11 Flight  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Science fiction  Search this
Citation:
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka, Acc. 2015-0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0010
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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NASA Considers Commercial Reality TV Show That Aims to Send One Lucky Civilian to Space

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:33:05 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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The Psychology of Long-Term Space Flight: Music, Art, and Creature Comforts - STEM in 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2017-11-02T17:40:30.000Z
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Climate Change and Our Future: Our Changing Landscapes

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
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2020-10-23T19:03:07.000Z
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Air and Space Live Chat: The Hubble Space Telescope at 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2020-05-11T11:09:37.000Z
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The Dragonfly Mission to Titan: Air and Space Live Chat

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2020-06-18T18:46:58.000Z
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Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-05-09T13:59:23.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Mars Program Update

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-01-28T22:08:59.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Talking Climate Change with Conservation and Earth Scientists

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-10-28T01:05:26.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Launching the Space Race

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-10-04T11:24:23.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Going to Extremes: Putting the Squeeze on Life

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-07T17:54:46.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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An Astronaut Couple On Spaceflight, Marriage, and Family

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-11-17T21:41:41.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Climate Change and Our Future: A Dive Into Our Oceans

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2020-10-22T18:49:19.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Hubble at 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-29T01:00:18.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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The Nazi Engineer Who Created the First Ballistic Missile

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-11-11T22:28:20.000Z
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A Tour of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2019-07-23T13:00:02.000Z
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Exploring Space Lecture: Gamma Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2012-05-29T15:08:12.000Z
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Helmet, Protective, Type M1917, U.S. Army, American Rocket Society

Materials:
Steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 30.5cm (12 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1917-1918, ARS Use, ca. 1934-1941
Credit Line:
Gift of G. Edward Pendray
Inventory Number:
A19680216000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv944a21afc-06ee-4c0a-afee-ad96561dc8e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19680216000
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Objectif VeĢnus une E.mission de Philippe UG

Artist:
Ug, Philippe  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) color illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Specimens
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Pop-up books
Date:
2015
Topic:
Pop-up books  Search this
Sex in art  Search this
Space flight in art  Search this
Space ships in art  Search this
Toy and movable books  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051277

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