4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.

  1. Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    25,800 items ; 72 containers ; 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

  2. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    60,000 items ; 186 containers ; 74.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the...

  3. Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    32,250 items ; 120 containers plus 14 oversize ; 61 linear feet ; 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

  4. Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2009

    109,000 items ; 408 containers plus 1 classified, 3 oversize, and digital files ; 163.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, astrophysicist, and educator. Correspondence, computation notebooks, technical memoranda and notes, patents, teaching files, astronomical observations, grants and projects, subject files, legal files, speeches, writings, biographical material, awards, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1948.