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William J. Alford, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-007
Abstract Spanning from 1951-1988, the William J. Alford, Jr., Papers contains NACA and NASA research memoranda and reports; publication drafts; a Langley working paper with associated research notes and patent details; correspondence; award certificates; AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics) conference programs; and personnel papers pertaining to William J. Alford's career as an aeronautical engineer. A detailed schematic drawing of "the variable sweep wing configuration tested...
Dates: 1951 - 1988

Aviation Brochures and Pamphlets Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-015
Abstract

This collection is a collection of printed materials relating to the first half-century of aviation, consisting mostly of promotional materials from various manufacturers. Also contains a few periodicals (including an issue of Contact, published by the Women's National Aeronautical Association), and a menu from a dinner honoring Amelia Earhart.

Dates: 1910 - 1958

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

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.

B. P. Blasingame Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1987-010
Abstract

The B. P. Blasingame Papers contains several books, reports, and papers about navigation, inertia, and space flight. Although the majority of the materials are undated, they are likely from the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: ca. 1962-1978

Robert Burton Collection of Apollo Mission Reports

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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

Edward H. Cahill Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-002
Abstract

The Edward H. Cahill Papers contains a copy of a map of part of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.

Dates: 1909 - 1976

Charles Lindbergh Interview Advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-063
Abstract

This collection consists of an advertisement for an interview from Charles Lindbergh, notable American aviator. The advertisement states that this is Lindbergh's "first interview to a woman's magazine in the November issue of Pictorial Review."

Dates: c. 1927

George William Christopher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-031
Abstract This collection includes an autobiographical memoir titled Pioneer Pilot from the Texas Panhandle: Stories from a Flier's Life by George William Christopher, a flight instructor and barnstormer in the Texas panhandle area in 1930s and a pilot in the United States Air Force during World War II and post-war period. Also includes an outline for an article drawn from the book and a newspaper clipping about Christopher being awarded the Air Force Commendation...
Dates: 1961 - 1991

Evert B. Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-022
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of aviation, science, and space journalist Evert B. Clark, including correspondence, memoranda, research notes; and drafts and published copies of articles.

Dates: 1949 - 1988

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Polhamus, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1923-2001 2
Soule, Hartley A. (Hartley Aiken), 1904-1988 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Alford, William J., Jr., 1924-2010 1
Avitabile, James J. 1
Bierman, David 1
Blasingame, B. P. (Benjamin Paul), 1919- 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Christopher, George William, 1908-2002 1
Clark, Evert, 1925-1988 1
Clark, Jeanette (Drury) 1
Clark, John A. 1
Clark, John D., 1907-1988 1
Corson, Blake W. 1
Dean, James D. 1
Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark), 1901-1987 1
Duberg, John E. (John Edward), 1917-2002 1
Duce, G. Grahame 1
Gough, Melvin N. (Melvin Neilson), 1906-1994 1
Herakovich, Carl T. 1
Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 1
Hill, Paul R., 1909-1990 1
Kelley, H. J. (Henry Joseph), 1926-1988 1
Kelly, Ethel C. (Ethel Cross), 1917-2012 1
Kelly, Hugh P., Jr. (Hugh Powell), 1916-1989 1
Langley Aeronautical Laboratory 1
Lawson, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1869-1954 1
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1974) 1
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (1973-) 1
Manned Spacecraft Center (1961-1973) (U.S.) 1
McLean, F. Edward 1
Ottinger, C. Wayne 1
Page, Thornton L., 1913-1996 1
Parker, Otis Jerome, 1918-1995 1
Parker, W. Dale (William Dale), 1925-2007 1
Parsons, John T., 1913-2007 1
Phillips, William H. (William Hewitt), 1918-2009 1
Project Mercury (U.S.) 1
Randolph, James Robbins, 1891-1969 1
Rockwell International 1
Slayton, Donald K. (Donald Kent), 1924-1993 1
Taylor, Robert Eldred 1
Thornton, Earl A. (Earl Arthur), 1936- 1
Townsend, John W., Jr. (John William), 1924-2011 1
Townsend, Marjorie Rhodes, 1930-2015 1
United States. Civil Aeronautics Board 1
United States. Federal Aviation Agency 1
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