10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Astronautics.

  1. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items. 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB). 690.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television shows, movies, and other projects.

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  2. Alan H. Shapley papers, 1934-1996

    88,000 items. 255 containers plus 1 oversize. 102.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Geophysicist and science administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, organizational and government records, reports, writings, printed matter, scientific data, photographs, subject files, and miscellaneous material relating to Shapley's career and his participation in the International Geophysical Year 1957-1958.

  3. Institute of the Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    30,000 items. 182 containers plus 83 oversize. 80 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior to its merger with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  4. John H. Gibbons papers, 1947-2015

    84,000 items. 239 containers plus 10 oversize. 96.4 linear feet. 2,397 digital files (324.06 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Scientist, presidential advisor for science and technology, government official, and science administrator. Correspondence, writings, speeches, notes, topical files, appointment books, telephone logs, reports, newspaper clippings, research and supporting material, printed matter, and other miscellaneous material in physical formats. Materials in digital format include speech and engagement files and topical files. The materials pertain to Gibbons's career and activities relating to energy, environment, science, and technology. Prominently documented are his positions as the director of the Office of Technology Assessment and assistant to the president for science and technology as director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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  5. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items. 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and as an executive with TRW Inc. and other defense contracting firms. Includes material on the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, atomic weapons tests, Saturn Project (U.S.) (rocket development), the Superconducting Super Collider, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and other defense and aeronautical projects.

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  6. Rhoda Métraux papers, 1837-1997

    90,000 items. 224 containers plus 1 classified and 20 oversize. 101 linear feet. 802 digital files (2.2 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures, and writings in both physical and digital format. Physical materials also include field diaries, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, artwork and drawings, photographs, maps, census data, projective testing materials, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.

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  7. Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    345,000 items. 947 containers plus 50 classified and 1 oversize. 398 linear feet. 35 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Rumsfeld's career in the public and private sectors.

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  8. Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970

    10,125 items. 27 containers. 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the United States Office of Science and Technology.

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  9. Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    87,000 items. 233 containers plus 14 classied and 3 oversize. 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

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  10. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items. 17 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).