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Robert Goddard Lehman Collection
Mildred Lehman, gift, 1997, 1997-0040, unknown
1.35 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes))
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Scope and Contents
This collection consists of copies of material gathered or written by Milton Lehman for his authorized biography of Robert H. Goddard, This High Man, 1963. The collection contains the following: a typed transcript of Goddard's diary, 1898-1930; a typed transcript of Goddard's "Red Idea Notebooks" (1-10) covering the years 1924-1942; Goddard's patents and patent correspondence between Goddard and Charles T. Hawley, 1926-1945; and typed interview notes with Goddard's contemporaries, including: Hermann Oberth, Hugo Gernsback, G.R. Gladding, L.A. Gore, Charles T. Hawley, Andrew G. Haley, George Bode, Rear Admiral Calvin C. Bolster, Homer A. Boushey, Col. Henry Breckenridge, Dr. William Cole, Richard B. Dow, Rear Admiral Delmer Fahrney, Harry Guggenheim, Al Campbell, Clarence Hickman, Charles Lindbergh, Edward Pendry, and Inez Powers.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971
Haley, Andrew Gallagher, 1944-1966
Hawley, Charles T.
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974