The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

Contact UsHelpSearch All Finding Aids
Some or all content stored offsite.
ContainerContents
Speeches and Writings, 1934-1969 (continued)
The Exploration of Mars
“First Flight to the Moon”
(4 folders)
The Mars Project
General
BOX 51 Handwritten draft of the scientific appendix
“Raketentechnik and Raumfahrtforschung,” Ph. D. dissertation, 1934
“Voyage to Mars”
“Voyage to the Moon”
BOX 52 By others, 1962-1965
(3 folders)
BOX 52-57 Miscellany, 1796-1968
Assorted vellum diplomas, loose clippings, and photocopies of Von Braun's scrapbooks.
Clippings chronologically arranged by year; scrapbooks arranged in rough chronological sequence.
BOX 52 Assorted vellum diplomas, 1796-1823
Clippings, 1934-1968
(3 folders)
Citations and awards (photocopies), 1952-1961
German items (photocopies), 1928-1933
Programs (photocopies), 1957-1961
University degrees (photocopies), 1958-1959
BOX oversize: 53 Colliers rocket drawings, 1951-1953 (Container 42)
Scrapbooks
Awards and photocopies of awards
Rocketry, 1930-1934
German scientists come to America, 1945-1952
Rocketry, 1946-1949
BOX oversize: 54 Rocket to the moon, 1948-1955
Space flight campaign, 1949-1954
Rocket research center started at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala., 1950-1952
BOX oversize: 55 Peenemünde in U.S.A., 1950
Practicality of space flight, 1952-1956
Immigration to the United States, 1963
BOX oversize: 56 Space flight, 1953-1956
Space exploration, 1953-1954
BOX oversize: 57 International Geophysical Year Project, 1955-1957
Missiles, 1956
United States Army-Jupiter, 1956-1958
BOX 58-61 Addition, 1913-1970
BOX 58 General Correspondence, 1953-1969
Photocopies of letters, memoranda, and notes sent and received.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
BOX 58 1953-1969, A-Z
BOX 58-60 Public Relations Correspondence, 1963-1970
Photocopies of autograph requests and congratulatory letters, mostly pertaining to the Apollo 11 mission.
Arranged by year with additional distinctions between autograph requests, congratulatory letters, and foreign-language letters.
BOX 58 1963-1968
1969
Autograph requests
(2 folders)
Congratulatory letters
(3 folders)
BOX 59 Foreign language letters
General
(6 folders)
BOX 60 General
(2 folders)
From American citizens
From prominent individuals
1970, autograph requests
BOX 60-61 Subject File, 1959-1969
Photocopies of personnel files, thank-you letters sent to Apollo 11 team members, and photocopies of correspondence and related matter concerning the House Committee on Science and Astronautics.
Arranged alphabetically by title of subject.
BOX 60-61 Apollo 11, thank-you letters sent, 1969
Committee on Science and Astronautics (photocopies), 1959-1961
Personnel files
1960-1966
(2 folders)
BOX 61 1967
BOX 61 Speeches and Writings, 1950-1970
Photocopies of handwritten and near-print speeches by Von Braun.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 61 1950-1970
(6 folders)
Miscellaneous rough drafts, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 61 Miscellany, 1913-1967
Photocopies of miscellaneous printed matter.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 61 Printed matter, 1913-1967

Contents List