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John V. Becker Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-052
Abstract

Papers include correspondence, notes, memoranda and other materials related to NACA and NASA programs with which Becker was associated, including the X-1, X-15, X-20 (or Dyna-Soar) programs; research files for The High-Speed Frontier; transcripts of oral history interviews; and copies of publications and lectures by Becker, created between 1936 and 1980.

Dates: 1936-1980, n.d.

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

Samuel Herrick Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1978-002
Abstract

Samuel Herrick is an astronomer who specialized in celestial mechanics, generally recognized as the founder of the field of astrodymanics. His papers consist of correspondence, notes, drafts of publications, files relating to students and courses, and reprints of the works of others in astronomy and space sciences. Other highlights include Herrick's consulting files for NASA's Project Mercury, the film ""The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951), and private industry.

Dates: 1930 - 1974

Henry J. Kelley Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-021
Abstract

The Henry J. Kelley Papers include correspondence, notes, drafts and offprints of publications, teaching materials, and research reports from 1948-1988.

Dates: 1948 - 1988

F. Edward McLean Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1990-054
Abstract

This collection contains NASA and NACA related materials and papers.

Dates: 1950 - 1985

W. Dale Parker Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1989-093
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of William Dale Parker, management specialist on NASA's Project Gemini, General Motors plant engineer; General Dynamics management specialist; writer; businessman; self-described political consultant, expert on human relations, and genius. It contains correspondence, memorabilia, photos, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to Parker's life, career and interests, as well as the life and career of his youngest daughter, Jacquelyn Parker, the first female...
Dates: 1914 - 2006

William Hewitt Phillips Autobiography

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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

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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

Marjorie Rhodes Townsend Papers

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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