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Michael Collins Papers

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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

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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
Scope and Contents Aeronautical engineer, NASA administrator. Received B.S. at Manhattan College (1938); M.S., Virginia Tech (1940); Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, University of Illinois (1948). Aeronautical research scientist, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (1943-46 and 1948-1952); research engineer, Standard Oil Company (1948); chief, structural research division, NACA (1952-1956); research engineer, Aeroneutronics Systems (1956-1957); professor of structural engineering, University of...
Dates: 1940 - 1980

G. Grahame Duce Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1987-005
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of president of Duce Aeronautical Research (Baltimore, Maryland). Includes typescript "Alphabetical Index of Approved Aircraft"; manuscript drafts of articles on pilot safety, paratroop devices, air races, Boeing XB-47 Stratojet, the future of jet pilots; and miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1920 - 1947

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

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Identifier: Ms-1987-057
Abstract

The Melvin N. Gough collection spans from 1919 to 1971 and includes 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

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

Paul R. Hill Collection

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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

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

Christopher C. Kraft Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1985-001
Abstract

The collection 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.

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

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United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 16
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Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 2
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Collins, Michael, 1930- 2
Gilruth, Robert R. (Robert Rowe), 1913- 2
Kraft, Christopher C. 2
Phillips, William H. (William Hewitt), 1918-2009 2
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
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 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 1
Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark), 1901-1987 1
Duberg, John E. (John Edward), 1917- 1
Duce, G. Grahame 1
Gough, Melvin N. (Melvin Neilson), 1906-1994 1
Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 1
Hill, Paul R., 1909-1990 1
Kelley, Henry J., b.1926 1
Langley Aeronautical Laboratory 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
Project Mercury (U.S.) 1
Randolph, James Robbins, 1891-1969 1
Rockwell International 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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