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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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    Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992 Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.
    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Date: 1920
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    Marjorie Claire Stinson papers, 1900-1975 Aviator. Correspondence, research notes, biographical material, financial papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating principally to Stinson's role and experiences in early aviation.
    • Contributor: Stinson, Marjorie Claire
    • Date: 1900
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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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    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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    Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975 Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.
    • Contributor: Loening, Grover
    • Date: 1900
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    Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973 Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.
    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Date: 1915
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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929 Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...
    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Date: 1539
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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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    Aero Club of America scrapbooks, 1891-1912 Aeronautical organization. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the advent of manned flight.
    • Contributor: Aero Club of America
    • Date: 1891
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    Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924 Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.
    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
    • Date: 1886
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    Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962 Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior ...
    • Contributor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • Date: 1783
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    Harry W. Frantz papers, 1919-1965 Journalist. Scrapbooks and printed matter related to aviation, a field Franz covered for United Press International.
    • Contributor: Frantz, Harry W. (Harry Warner) - Frantz, Harry W.
    • Date: 1919
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    Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987 French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard’s inventions.
    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis-Pierre
    • Date: 1833
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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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    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
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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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    Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983 Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...
    • Date: 1470
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    Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943 Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.
    • Contributor: Ursinus, Oskar
    • Date: 1906
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    American Rocket Company records, 1958-1991 Space rocket company. Business plans, correspondence, financial records, legal records, legislative material, meeting minutes and notes, printed matter, reports, and technical papers relating to the commercial use of space by a private company.
    • Contributor: American Rocket Company
    • Date: 1958
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    Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943 Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research, aviation safety, technical development, the use of aviation ...
    • Contributor: Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics
    • Date: 1926
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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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    Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955 Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Date: 1807
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    C.S. Draper papers, 1773-1978 Engineer, inventor, and educator. Correspondence, speeches and 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, Waltham Watch Company, and other instrument makers.
    • Contributor: Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark)
    • Date: 1773