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William Hewitt Phillips Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-080
Abstract

The collection contains the autobiography (typescript draft) of William Hewitt Phillips, NACA and NASA Langley Research Center aerospace engineer; chief of Flight Dynamics and Control Division from 1970 to 1979.

Dates: ca. 1995

William Hewitt Phillips Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2005-019
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of William Hewitt Phillips, NACA and NASA Langley Research Center aerospace engineer (and chief of Flight Dynamics and Control Division from 1970 to 1979), including lecture notes, reports and memoranda tracing the development of Phillips' theories while at Langley, spanning from his work on World War II-era aircraft to the early U.S. space program and beyond, as well as his interest in model aircraft.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Hartley A. Soule Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-004
Abstract

The collection includes research files, personal notes, film scripts, and publications collected by Soule, an aerospace engineer, on the fields of aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace, particularly on the NACA and NASA programs, including the X-1 and X-15 jets, and the Mercury and Gemini space programs.

Dates: 1950 - 1967

Earl A. Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-026
Abstract

The collection includes research files, personal notes, audio recordings, videocassettes, photographs, and publications collected by engineer and Professor Earl A. Thornton on the fields of aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace.

Dates: 1885 - 1998

John W. Townsend, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-068
Scope and Contents This collection contains six boxes of John W. Townsend, Jr.'s personal and professional papers from 1949 until his retirement from corporate and government aerospace work in 1990. In addition to profressional correspondence, memos, and subject files, there are extensive travel files from 1949-1968 and 1985-1990, congressional testimony on NASA projects from 1982-1986, and files on the history of the Upper Air Rocket Research Program at the Naval Research Laboratory from about 1956-1958....
Dates: 1949 - 1990

Marjorie Rhodes Townsend Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-003
Abstract Marjorie Rhodes Townsend was the first women to earn an engineering degree at The George Washington University, receiving her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1951. After eight years at the Naval Research Laboratory, she moved to National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Goddard Space Flight Center in 1959, where she worked until 1980. Townsend was project manager for three Small Astronomy Satellites (SAS, 1966-75) and for Applications Explorer Missions (1975-76), and later had...
Dates: 1961 - 1994

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