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James J. Avitabile Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-057
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space exploration programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Containing mostly technical data on spacecraft systems design and operation, the collection provides a detailed look at NASA systems engineering during the early to mid 1960s.

Dates: 1963 - 2001

Robert Burton Collection of Apollo Mission Reports

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-054
Abstract

The Robert Burton Collection of Apollo Mission Reports contains twelve reports relating to NASA's various Apollo programs that were published between 1965 and 1973. Several reports pertain to Apollo 12, 13, 14, 15, and 17. Running from 1961 through 1972, the Apollo Program was the NASA program that put American astronauts on the Moon.

Dates: 1965 - 1973

Michael Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-029
Abstract The collection includes the papers of Michael Collins, pilot, astronaut, assistant secretary of state, director of the National Air and Space Museum and author, dating from 1907-2004. Materials include reports, instruction manuals, personal notes, printed materials, audio recordings, photographs, awards and memorabilia associated with Collins' Air Force, NASA, State Department and NASM careers. There are also papers and research relating to Collins' writings; materials from public speaking...
Dates: 1907 - 2004

Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-055
Abstract

The Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers are comprised of professional and personal files, correspondence, and published materials from 1861-1984 (bulk, 1934-1979), primarily relating to his career as an engineer at NASA Langley.

Dates: 1861 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1979

John E. Duberg Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-056
Abstract The John E. Duberg Papers span from 1927 to 1980 and include a wide variety of materials reflecting Duberg's career as a research scientist and National Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) administrator. The bulk of this collection consists of publications and reports. These include reports by Duberg himself and his colleagues, publications by others in the field, and government organizations. The papers also include copies of Duberg's M.S....
Dates: 1927 - 1980

Robert R. Gilruth Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-053
Abstract

The collection consists of Robert R. Gilruth's papers, notes, records, articles, photographs, awards, degrees, certificates, and artifacts from 1936-1989.

Dates: 1936 - 1989

Melvin N. Gough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-057
Abstract

The Melvin N. Gough Papers span from 1919 to 1971 and include a wide variety of materials reflecting Gough's career as a test pilot, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) administrator, and flight safety investigator. Types of materials include NACA and Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) reports and documents, articles, correspondence, notes and speeches, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: 1919 - 1971

Carl T. Herakovich Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-033
Abstract

The collection includes budget and renewal reports for the Composite Materials Research and Education Program at Virginia Tech. The collection also contains similar proposals for several other similar ventures.

Dates: 1973 - 1987

Paul R. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-068
Abstract

The Paul R. Hill Collection contains material relating to the NASA career of Paul R. Hill. Materials include books, papers, newspapers, lantern slides, NASA publications and memos, overhead sheets, and notes from presentations and talks.

Dates: 1936 - 1996

Christopher C. Kraft Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1985-001
Abstract

The Christopher C. Kraft Papers consists of approximately 28 cu. ft. of manuscripts, particularly NACA and NASA reports and documents, meeting notes and agendas, and research materials. A later donation contains the manuscript for 2001 Kraft's autobiography. Kraft (1924-2019) graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) in 1944 and went on to become NASA's first flight director and the director of the Johnson Space Center.

Dates: 1941 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1982

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