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Horace E. Weihmiller Collection

Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Names:
American Astronautical Society  Search this
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Extent:
1.04 Linear Feet
1.09 Cubic Feet (1 records center box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Correspondence
Notes
Reports
Publications
Date:
1957-1963
bulk 1959-1963
Summary:
Horace E. Weihmiller (1902-1963) was a professional aerospace consultant and pilot. During the 1950's he was an active member of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), serving as Vice President, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Chairman of the New York section, Chairman of the National Affairs Committee and a member of the Scientific Research Committee. This collection consists of correspondence, notes and reports dealing with Weihmiller's activities in the AAS from 1957 thru 1963. 1 cubic foot (3 boxes).
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of correspondence, notes and reports dealing with Weihmiller's activities in the AAS from 1957 thru 1963.
Arrangement:
The materials are arranged in chronological order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Horace E. Weihmiller (1902-1963) was a professional aerospace consultant and pilot. Following his graduation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BSE, 1925) he served briefly in the Army Air Corps (1926), receiving his wings at Brooks Field, Texas. He joined the Travel Air Corp and served as Chief Engineer from 1927 to 1928. Weihmiller then became the President and General Manager of the Corman Aircraft Company from 1928 to 1931. He later joined the Ford Motor Company, Airplane Division as an Aeronautical Engineer from 1931 to 1933. Weihmiller went on to work for the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation from 1933 to 1937 and Vice President from 1937 to 1943. In 1943 he formed a scientific and aircraft consulting service in Washington, D.C. and in 1945 was appointed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff to survey the German aircraft industry, receiving the Patriotic Civilian Service Certificate, the Army's highest civilian award. Weihmiller acted as consultant to the Air Policy Commission under President Truman and as administrative assistant to the Director of Science Research at Republic Aviation Corporation. During the 1950's he was an active member of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), serving as Vice President, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Chairman of the New York section, Chairman of the National Affairs Committee and a member of the Scientific Research Committee.
Provenance:
No donor information., gift, XXXX-0180
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Correspondence
Notes
Reports
Publications
Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0180
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Online Media:

AAS Handbook by George W. Morgenthaler

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Handbook by George W. Morgenthaler

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1965-1966
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1957-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Finances and Budget

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1957-1959
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Directory

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Committees and Reports

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Active Projects

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1961
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Addresses

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1960-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Annual Meetings

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1980
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Awards

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1960-1961
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Corporate Members

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1957-1958
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Elections, Nominating Committees, Biographical Data on Candidates and Meetings

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1956-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Nominations for Elections

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1957-1959
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Meeting Guide, Articles

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Meeting Halls

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1957-1958
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS Los Angeles California Section, Elections and Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1959
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS San Francisco California Section, Meetings and Nominating Committees

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1959
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAS New York Section, Elections, Official Ballots, Biographical Data on Candidates and Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1958-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Horace E. Weihmiller Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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AAS Washington, D.C. Section, Nominations and Meetings

Collection Creator:
Weihmiller, Horace E., 1902-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1960-1962
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Horace E. Weihmiller Collection, Acc. XXXX-0180, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Horace E. Weihmiller Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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