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Apollo 11 Spacecraft Fifty-State Tour Press Kit

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize 2019- , oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-08-08
Content Description The Apollo 11 Spacecraft Fifty-State Tour Press Kit is a small collection consisting of the press kit and related materials from the promotional tour of the Apollo 11 command module across the United States in 1970-1971. The press kit includes a folder containing seven 8x10" black-and-white prints, a mission report booklet, a press release with tour schedule, a "Log of Apollo 11" color booklet, and a tour map. Twelve 11x14" color lithograph prints reproducing photographs from the moon landing...

Robert Bryant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-06-17
Content Description The Robert Bryant Collection is a small collection consisting of textual and visual materials related to Bryant's career working for Boeing, Northrop, Lear Fan and other aviation companies. The materials are organized by company and format. Related to Boeing, the collection includes a request for proposal on systems and equipment for the Supersonic Transport Program, a 700-series decal, and a handbook on advanced composites. Materials related to Lear Fan include administrative...

Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-12-10
Contents of the Collection The Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection consists of textual and visual materials gathered by Hebrew during her career as a stewardess for Western Airlines (WAL) in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The materials illuminate the work and life of flight attendants in the mid-twentieth century. The collection is organized in two series: Western Airlines career-related materials and other airlines. There are several files of textual materials related to...

William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-06-20
Abstract William P. “Bill” Lear was a prolific inventor with dozens of patents for a variety of machines to his name but is most famous for his work in the aviation field. Moya Marie Olsen Lear was a philanthropist, businesswoman, and the wife of aviation pioneer Bill Lear. The collection documents Bill Lear's inventions and career in the fields of radio navigation, aircraft design, the 8-track player, and his efforts at a steam-powered turbine. Materials are predominantly affiliated with Lear’s many...

Noah D. Showalter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-02-25-A
Content Description The Noah D. Showalter Collection consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials related to the career of N.D. Showalter, from his military service during World War II, to his time as a Boeing test pilot, and later work in military aircaft development.Showalter's military service as a bomber pilot during World War II is documented with a few military records but primarily with materials related to his involvement with the 483rd Bomb Group Association. Included are letters...

G. Harry Stine Space History and Model Rocketry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-09-17
Overview The G. Harry Stine Space History and Model Rocketry Collection encompasses the professional work of G. Harry Stine, the founder of model rocketry in the United States. The collection includes material related to his work in the National Association of Rocketry, drafts of his writings, rocket designs, materials affiliated with model rocketry corporations, his aeronautical research files, and his work in commercial space flight.

Donald D. Viele Lunar Orbiter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-11-06
Abstract Donald Viele was a Systems Engingeer with Boeing who worked with NASA on the Lunar Orbiter Program (1964-1967). This collection contains documents and photographs collected and authored by Viele during his time on the Lunar Orbiter team.

There is also some documentation relating to Viele's work with the Minuteman Missile program.

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