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Cliff and Pam Bickford NASA and air show slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-11-09
The collection is comprised of approximately four hundred forty (440) slides relating to NASA recovery operations of Gemini and Apollo, as well as assorted air shows, circa 1960s-1990s. There is also one (1) black-and-white pencil lithograph of North American T-28 Trojan with USS Lexington markings signed by artist Don Kellams, undated.


  • circa 1960s to 1990s

Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but has not been fully processed. Access to the collection may be limited or may require additional processing time. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


.20 Cubic Feet (1 flat box and 1 oversize folder)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Cliff and Pam Bickford. The NASA slides were purchased by the Bickfords; provenance for the air show slides is unknown, although it is possible they were purchased or that the Bickfords were the photographers.

Processing Information

This collection has not been fully processed.
Guide to the Cliff and Pam Bickford NASA and air show slides
Completed - Level 1
J. Parent
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
2nd edition

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Updated related agents, added provenance.

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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