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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

 Organization

Historical Note

The AIAA was founded in 1963 from the merger of two earlier societies: the American Rocket Society (ARS), founded in 1930 as the American Interplanetary Society (AIS), and the Institute of the Aerospace Sciences (IAS), founded in 1932 as the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Pomer Family Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Scrapbook Box 42
Identifier: 2007-05-11-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a scrapbook with primarily black-and-white photographs featuring women and men in Navy uniforms, aircraft in flight, and military personnel and civilians in both casual and posed settings, circa 1930s-1950s. Most of the images are military-related with some depicting members of the Pomer family. The scrapbook also has a certificate of membership for the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences and three Pomer family children's report cards.

Series I. Model Rocketry, 1957-2008

 Series
Scope and Contents There are six subseries that make up the Model Rocketry Series: Subseries A. National Association of Rocketry, 1957-2007; Subseries B. International Model Rocketry, 1959-1981; Subseries C. Safety Codes and Regulations, 1958-1997; Subseries D. Corporations, 1957-2008; Subseries E. Designs, 1957-1989; Subseries F. Assorted Materials, 1957-1990.This series represents the bulk of Stine’s professional work in model rocketry and the development of the hobby beginning with the foundation of...

Series II. Writings, 1948-1995

 Series
Scope and Contents The Writing series is made up of the professional written works by Stine associated with sports model rocketry, non-fiction aeronautical writings, and science-fiction works under the pennames Lee Correy, George H. Shearer, and Gregory Hamilton Stone. When Stine used a penname for the work, it is noted alongside the folder title. The types of material that make up this series are galley proofs, typed manuscripts, photographs, illustrations, tear-sheets of magazine articles, notebooks, and...

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