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Aeronautical engineers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

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
Abstract The John E. Duberg Papers span from 1927 to 1980 and include a wide variety of materials reflecting Duberg's career as a research scientist and National Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) administrator. The bulk of this collection consists of publications and reports. These include reports by Duberg himself and his colleagues, publications by others in the field, and government organizations. The papers also include copies of Duberg's M.S....
Dates: 1927 - 1980

Melvin N. Gough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-057
Abstract

The Melvin N. Gough Papers span from 1919 to 1971 and include 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

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 Christopher C. Kraft Papers 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. Kraft (1924-2019) graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) in 1944 and went on to become NASA's first flight director and the director of the Johnson Space Center.

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

Melvin N. Gough Papers, 1919-1971 (Ms1987-057)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1987-057

Edward C. Polhamus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-051
Abstract

Edward C. Polhamus (1923-2001) was an aeronautical engineer active in aerodynamics research related to the development of high-speed aircraft. The collection include reprints of articles and reports by Polhamus, correspondence, notebooks, photographs relating to his patents, and materials relating to his Wright Brothers lectureship.

Dates: 1962 - 1986

Hartley A. Soule Papers

 Collection
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