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George William Christopher Papers

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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

Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company Records

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Identifier: Ms-1998-025
Abstract

This collection includes financial records--including payroll records and disbursement vouchers--of the Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company.

Dates: 1876 - 1877

Evert B. Clark Papers

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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

John D. Clark Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-058
Abstract

This collection contains both the professional and personal papers of chemist and science fiction writer John D. Clark (1907-1988), including correspondence, drafts of scientific and science fiction publications, notes, unpublished typescript memoir, diaries (1923-1984), clippings, and photographs. Some material relates to Clark's work as chief chemist at Naval Air Rocket Test Station, Dover, N.J., later Liquid Rocket Propulsion Laboratory.

Dates: 1923 - 1988

Robert B. Claytor Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1991-047
Abstract

Robert B. Claytor (1922-1993) was the CEO of Norfolk Southern. His papers consist of correspondence, articles, brochures, and rosters created or collected by Claytor and his brother, W. Graham Claytor, about the National Railway Historical Society, the preservation of historic trains (including Southern Railway Engine 4501 and N&W Locomotive Number 611), and the Norfolk and Western Railway Company.

Dates: 1952 - 1978

W. Graham Claytor Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

George Collins Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2003-012
Abstract

These papers are comprised mostly of correspondence from George B. Collins' time as Chairman of the Brookhavens Cosmotron Department. The collection also contains travel vouchers, research proposals, travel reports, and materials relating to Collins' work as a professor at University of Notre Dame and at Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1952 - 1993

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

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

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

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Lee, John A. N. 2
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 2
Polhamus, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1923-2001 2
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Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 2
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Blacksburg Electronic Village 1
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Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Burke, J. A., Jr. (Jerry Allen) 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Christopher, George William, 1908-2002 1
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Clark, Evert, 1925-1988 1
Clark, Jeanette (Drury) 1
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Collins, George 1
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D'Invilliers, Edward 1
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Drake, Charles Roy, 1918- 1
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Gross, Al, d.2000 1
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Hagans, Harrison, 1796-1867 1
Harper, Robert Almer, 1862-1946 1
Hatzios, Kriton K., 1949-2003 1
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Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 1
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Hill, Paul R., 1909-1990 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
Hsieh, Alice Langley, 1922-1979 1
Hussey, Robert E. (Robert Elliot), 1888-1985 1
International Business Machines Corporation 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
Jenkins, Wilbert Armande, 1905-1956 1
Johnson, William Martin, 1904-1991 1
Kelley, H. J. (Henry Joseph), 1926-1988 1
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