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James J. Avitabile Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-057
Scope and Contents 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. The collection is divided among the following series: NASA Programs, NASA Computer Systems, NASA Public Information, and General Materials.The...
Dates: 1963 - 2001

Michael Collins Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Robert R. Gilruth Papers,

 Collection
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,

 Collection
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

Carl T. Herakovich Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-033
Abstract

The collection includes budget and renewal reports for the Composite Materials Research and Education Program at Virginia Tech. The collection also contains similar proposals for several other similar ventures.

Dates: 1973 - 1987

Paul R. Hill Collection

 Collection
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

Christopher C. Kraft Papers

 Collection
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

NASA Project Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-020
Abstract

This collection contains 16 reel to reel audio tapes of various NASA projects from 1963 through 1966. These tapes include news conferences from Kennedy Space Center and pertaining to Projects Gemini and Mercury, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, and other astronauts. These tapes also include some recordings of launchings and landings from these projects.

Dates: 1963 - 1966

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