Chemical Heritage Foundation - Othmer Library of Chemical History
The presentation is a fairly detailed description of a Stirling-type engine designed for possible use in space travel. It was co-authored by H.W. Welsh, E.J. Poste and R.B. Wright, all employees of the Allison Division of General Motors Corporation
This journal reproduction contains all but the final page. The articles included are : New experimental program, Experiments with powder motors, Rocket range finders, and Reviews of technical articles. Jack Parsons' article is experiments with powder motors and discusses powdered propellants
Scope and Content Papers include correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, notes, memoranda, reports, reprints, proposals, and class materials (notes, problems, exams, and reference sources). Some materials pertain to his work with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA.
This series contains the same report presented different ways. The original publication in Astronautics, Journal of the American Rocket Society, no 41, Jul 1938 is included as well as the resulting report reprinted from the article
This review is of the James Jackson Cabot Fund lecture by Rear Admiral Calvin M. Bolster, Norwich University, Northfield, Vt., Publication No. 9, 1950 and is excerpted from the Journal of the American Rocket Society Vol. 85, pages 92-93
Papers include correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, notes, memoranda, reports, reprints, proposals, and class materials (notes, problems, exams, and reference sources). Some materials pertain to his work with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA
This collection largely documents Chillson's affiliation with the ARS, particularly his presidency in the early 1950s, and includes correspondence with ARS members, aerospace companies, and organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the British Interplanetary Society, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. There is also correspondence with Wernher von Braun and Esther C. Goddard. The collection also includes papers presented to or published by the ARS, some diagrams and photographs highlighting rocket plans or capabilities, and some pamphlets and articles on rockets.