6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Rockets (Aeronautics).

  1. Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, 1924-2010

    19,500 items ; 34 containers plus 6 oversize ; 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charitable foundation. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice.

  2. 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.

    Summary:

    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).

  3. N.C. Gerson papers, 1928-1998

    6,300 items ; 18 containers ; 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Research physicist. Correspondence, biographical material, drafts and offprints of scientific articles, memoranda, minutes, notes and equations, reports, research material, rosters, schematics, and other papers documenting Gerson's career as a research physicist and his service as a member of the United States National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958).

  4. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Look magazine records, 1934-1970

    6,300 items ; 18 containers ; 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biweekly, general interest popular magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from March 1937 to October 1971. Drafts, correspondence, notes and field notes, interoffice memos, reference materials, clippings, and other papers documenting Look's writing, editorial, and research processes.

  6. Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    20,000 items ; 56 containers plus 5 oversize ; 22.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.