Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    C.S. Draper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, and consultant and organizational files documenting Draper's career as a professor of aeronautical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other airplane manufacturers and to the Sperry Gyroscope Company, inc., American Waltham Watch Company, and other instrumentmakers. Subjects include aircraft navigation, blind flying, and aeronautical instruments, especially gyroscopic inertial guidance, the basis for "automatic ...
    • Contributor: Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark) - Draper, Martha Washington Stark - Jacoby, John Francis Lucas - Jacoby, Ralph
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    Wayne W. Parrish papers, 1912-1976 Aviation journalist and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting primarily Parrish's roles as founder and president of American Aviation Publications.
    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William) - Parrish, Wayne W.
    • Date: 1912
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    Nicholas E. Golovin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the U.S. Office of Science and Technology. Documents his roles as director of the DoD/NASA Large Launch Vehicle Planning Group; in the ...
    • Contributor: Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus) - Coler, Myron A. (Myron Abraham)
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    Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960 Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.
    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Date: 1895
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in aviation and horse-racing. Subjects include the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and other family trusts and endowments supporting the arts and research in aeronautics and in the social and medical sciences; Newsday, the newspaper founded by Guggenheim and his wife, Alicia Patterson, ...
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William)
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    Wayne W. Parrish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting Parrish's role as founder and president of American Aviation Publications (AAP). Includes correspondence with airline executives, aircraft manufacturers, and pilots relating to political, technical, labor, and business issues in aviation. Also includes material on Parrish's World War II experiences as a journalist ...
    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William)
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    L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949 Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges ...
    • Date: 1876
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    Emory Scott Land papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Land's service as chief of the U.S. Navy Department Bureau of Construction and Repair, 1932-1937; chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, 1938-1946; and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration, 1942-1946. Also documents his service as naval attaché in London, Eng., 1919-1921; position as vice president and ...
    • Contributor: Land, Emory Scott
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    Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973 U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Date: 1938
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966 Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.
    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Date: 1898
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    Harold McMillan Bixby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, press releases, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating to Charles A. Lindbergh and his transatlantic flight of 1927. Includes letters to Lindbergh from his mother, Evangeline Lodge Land Lindbergh, prior to and after the flight; fan mail; requests for appearances and endorsements; the promissory note for $15,000 for Lindbergh's purchase of an airplane for the flight; flight charts; a financial ...
    • Contributor: Bixby, Harold McMillan - Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus)
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    Washington Irving Chambers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, logbooks, subject files, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating to Chambers's service in the U.S. Navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic in 1884 and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885. Documents his service aboard the USS Pensacola (Screw steamer) and USS Portsmouth (Sloop of war) as well as at the Naval War College (U.S.), New ...
    • Contributor: Chambers, Washington Irving
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    Clinton Presba Anderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress (1941-1973). Subjects include agriculture, civil rights, conservation and natural resources, education, health care, Indian affairs, nuclear energy, poverty, and the Vietnam War. Includes Anderson's files as a member of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy pertaining, in part, to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Lewis L. Strauss, and the ...
    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
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    Grover Cleveland Loening papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, articles, subject files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, drawings, blueprints, printed matter, and other papers documenting Loening's career in aviation. Documents his studies at Columbia University, employment at the Wright Aeronautical Corporation (chief engineer, 1913-1914), service in the U.S. Army Signal Corps Aviation Section, work at the Sturtevant Aeroplane Company, and establishment of the Grover Loening Aircraft Company. Also documents his activities ...
    • Contributor: Loening, Grover
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    John Toland papers, 1944-1965 Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Date: 1944
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...
    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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    Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972 Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his cousin, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Land's testimony in the ...
    • Contributor: Land, Emory Scott
    • Date: 1900
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    Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989 United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...
    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Date: 1917
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    Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970 German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...
    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Date: 1796
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982 Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Date: 1912
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    Robert Ellsworth Gross papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, citations, obituary, memorial tributes, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gross's interest in aviation and aerospace, especially to his ownership and operation of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Also documents his association with Viking Flying Boat Company, Harvard Alumni Association, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party, especially in California. Subjects include the 1952 U.S. presidential campaign and Anglo-American cooperation during World ...
    • Contributor: Gross, Robert Ellsworth
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    Gutzon Borglum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, family papers, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial. Also includes material relating to his activities in the Republican and Progressive parties, as a member of several aeronautics societies, and as a Freemason. Subjects include an investigation into federal government contracts with aeronautics industries ...
    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon - Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    Edward Jablonski papers, 1942-2003 Edward Jablonski (1922-2004) was an author and biographer of American songwriters Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Alan Jay Lerner. The collection includes drafts, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to his literary projects.
    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Date: 1942