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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

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

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

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

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

Hartley A. Soule Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1987-004
Abstract

The collection includes research files, personal notes, film scripts, and publications collected by Soule, an aerospace engineer, on the fields of aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace, particularly on the NACA and NASA programs, including the X-1 and X-15 jets, and the Mercury and Gemini space programs.

Dates: 1950 - 1967

John W. Townsend, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-068
Scope and Contents This collection contains six boxes of John W. Townsend, Jr.'s personal and professional papers from 1949 until his retirement from corporate and government aerospace work in 1990. In addition to profressional correspondence, memos, and subject files, there are extensive travel files from 1949-1968 and 1985-1990, congressional testimony on NASA projects from 1982-1986, and files on the history of the Upper Air Rocket Research Program at the Naval Research Laboratory from about 1956-1958....
Dates: 1949 - 1990