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Guide to the Leonard Eugene Root Papers, 1923-1983
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Series 1: Personal Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Medical papers: L.E. Root (c.l957)

Box 1, Folder 2

Tax records (1939-1944)

Box 1, Folder 3

Selected Obituaries

Box 1, Folder 4

Maynard Pennell (Retirement Announcement, 1974)

Box 1, Folder 5

Newsclippings - unrelated to career

Box 1, Folder 6

Honors

Box 1, Folder 7

Clubs

Box 1, Folder 8

Biographical Sketches & Award Nominations

Box 1, Folder 9

Autobiography (1970)

Box 1, Folder 10

Biographical info - Career

Box 1, Folder 11

Newspaper Clippings - Biographical

Box 1, Folder 12

Interview with L.E. Root (1980)

Box 2, Folder 1

Memorabilia - Root's Children

Box 2, Folder 2

Family & Personal Letters (1945 - 46)

Box 2, Folder 3

Family Letters (1968-1969)

Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous Family Papers

Box 2, Folder 5

Cards, Notes

Box 2, Folder 6

Calendar, Notes

Box 2, Folder 7

Cards (Birthday, Get We1l, Fathers' Day)(1961-62)

Box 2, Folder 8

Personal Correspondence (1945 - 48)

Box 2, Folder 9

Personal Correspondence (1953 - 54)

Box 3, Folder 1

Personal Correspondence (1955 - 58)

Box 3, Folder 2

Personal Correspondence (1959 - 61)

Box 3, Folder 3

Personal Correspondence (1966)

Box 3, Folder 4

Personal Correspondence (1967)

Box 3, Folder 5

Personal Notes, Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 6

Personal Correspondence (1968 - 69)

Box 3, Folder 7

Personal Correspondence - "Special Friends" (1954, 1958, 1962 - 69)

Box 3, Folder 8

Personal Correspondence (1973)

Box 3, Folder 9

Personal Correspondence (1979)

Box 3, Folder 10

Retirement - Amateur Radio

Box 4, Folder 1

"Some Considerations in Case of Death" (Retirement papers, 1971)

Box 4, Folder 2

Articles on "The University" (1963 - 67)

Box 4, Folder 3

Stockton High School (1928)

Box 4, Folder 4

University of The Pacific (Bulletin, 1964; Commencement, 1932)

Box 4, Folder 5

Pacific Review (Oct. 1978) (3 copies)

Box 4, Folder 6

California Institute of Technology re: Professorship

Box 4, Folder 7

The California Institute Forum (1947 - 48)

Box 4, Folder 8

Trips (Brochures, memorabilia)

Box 4, Folder 9

Sermons by Ray C. Stednian (Peninsula Bible Church, 1965)

Box 4, Folder 10

Speaking Engagements

Box 4, Folder 11

Map of Mindego Hill, CA Quadrangle (1961)

 

Series 2: Professional Papers

Box 6, Folder 3

"Keepsakes / Scrapbook - Clippings, Pamphlets, Letters, LMSC, LEC" (1959 - 62)

Box 6, Folder 4

"Keepsakes / Scrapbook - Clippings, Pamphlets, Letters, LMSC, LEC" (1959 - 63)

Box 6, Folder 5

"Keepsakes / Scrapbook - Clippings, Pamphlets, Letters, LMSC, LEC" (1959 - 62)

Box 6, Folder 6

Photographs

Box 6, Folder 7

"Scrapbook" (1958-1965)

Box 6, Folder 8

"Scrapbook" (1966-1969)

Box 6, Folder 9

"Scrapbook" (1970)

Box 7, Folder 1

Diagrams - Airplanes (1940's) (Glen L. Martin Co.)

Box 7, Folder 2

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc. (1943 - 48)

Box 7, Folder 3

Rand Corporation (1952 - 53)

Box 7, Folder 4

"Scientists at War; The Birth of the Rand Corporation" (c. 1983)

Box 7, Folder 5

American Rocket Society, American Astronautical Society, American Institute~of Aeronautic and Astronautics (1962)

Box 7, Folder 6

Institute of Aerospace Science (1958 - 1962)

Box 7, Folder 7

National Academy of Engineering - Material on Biography of William Mentzer (1972)

Box 7, Folder 8

Trajectory (Winter 1960 - 61) - "Special Polaris Report"

Box 7, Folder 9

Polaris Submarine (Notes and Articles, 1958 - 65)

Box 7, Folder 10

Articles by L.E. Root

Scope and Content Note

"Dynamic Longitudinal Stability Charts for Design Use," 1935; "Empennage Design with Single and Multiple Vertical Surfaces," 1939; "The Effective Use of Aerodynamic Balances," 1945; "The Role of the Missile Industry in Astronautics," 1958; "Some Observations in the Challenging Aspects of the Telementry Field," 1959
Box 7, Folder 11

Additional Articles by L.E. Root (1956, 1959)

Scope and Content Note

On the organization of the corporation:"Development Planning For Management Decision," 1956; "Long Range Planning at Lockheed , " 1956; "Linear Organization Charts," 1959
Box 7, Folder 12

Papers by Ira C. Eaker (1966 - 67) re: Vietnam War

Box 7, Folder 13

William F. Whitmore - Correspondence (1975 - 79)

Box 7, Folder 14

Professional Notes (1967 - 69)

Box 8, Folder 1

"Trident Project History" (1983)

Box 8, Folder 2

Press Releases F1O4 Starfighter (c.l958)

Box 8, Folder 3

"The War of Wits" - Fortune Magazine (1951)

Box 8, Folder 4

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1934 - 48)

Box 8, Folder 5

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1953 - 56)

Box 8, Folder 6

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1956 - 59)

Box 8, Folder 7

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1959 - 61)

Box 8, Folder 8

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1961 - 69)

Box 8, Folder 9

Space Industry: Newsclippings (1969 - 76)

Box 8, Folder 10

Articles - Science & Technology (1963)

Box 8, Folder 11

Various Addresses (1959 - 60, 1966)

Box 8, Folder 12

Lockheed - Miscellaneous Papers (c. 1970)

Box 8, Folder 13

Newsclippings (1969 - 83)

 

Series 3: LOCKHEED ADMINISTRATIVE NOTES, REPORTS, AND CORRESPONDENCE

Box 9, Folder 1

Lockheed Burbank (1953)

Box 9, Folder 2

Lockheed (1952 - 56)

Box 9, Folder 3

Lockheed (1957 - 59)

Box 9, Folder 4

Lockheed (1959 - 61)

Box 9, Folder 5

Lockheed (1961 - 66) , 5 Printed Materials and Photographs & 6 Notes

Box 9, Folder 6

"Spacecraft Entry and Landing in Planetary Atmospheres" - Lockheed Publication (1962)

Box 9, Folder 7

Lockheed: Notes (1961-1966)

Box 9, Folder 8

Lockheed: Interoffice Correspondence (1961-1966)

Box 9, Folder 9

Lockheed (1967)

Box 9, Folder 10

Lockheed (1968)

Box 9, Folder 11

Lockheed (1969)

Box 9, Folder 12

Lockheed (1969)

Box 9, Folder 13

Lockheed (1975 - 77, 1979, 1980)

Box 10, Folder 1

Lockheed Star (1953-1985, including 25th Anniversary issue, May, 1979)

 

Series 4: MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS, NOTES, NEWS RELEASES

Box 11, Folder 1

Country Almanac (1981)

Box 11, Folder 2

Press Releases

Box 11, Folder 3

Lockheed - Jetstar

Box 11, Folder 4

L.E. Root - Personal and Business Notes (1949 - 59)

Box 11, Folder 5

L.E. Root - Personal and Business Notes (1948 - 60)

Box 11, Folder 6

Name cards of acquaintences

 

Series 5: VARI0US PUBLICATIONS: SPACE INDUSTRY RELATED

Box 12, Folder 1

Aerojet General Corporation (1959)

Box 12, Folder 2

Aerospace Industries Association of America: "Space Exploration: A Higher Vision," by H.H. Humphrey

Box 12, Folder 3

American Astronautical Society Newsletter, 1973.

Box 12, Folder 4

American Ordinance Association: "Conquest of Outer Space," by Dr. Wernher von Braun. 1960.

Box 12, Folder 5

American Quarterly Review: "The Delicate Balance of Terror," 1959; and "Two Ways of Life," 1962.

Box 12, Folder 6

American Society for Industrial Security: "Industrial Security," 1959.

Box 12, Folder 7

Apogee, August, 1965.

Box 12, Folder 8

Arnold Engineering Development Letter: "Aro Inc. Rocket Test Facility 1964."

Box 12, Folder 9

Asne Day 1968. (Reprinted.from Naval Engineers Journal, June , 1965).

Box 12, Folder 10

American Association for the Advancement of Science: "Science and the Space Program." 1966.

Box 12, Folder 11

Bell Aerosystems Company: Rendezvous (Vol III, No 4, 1964). September-October, 1963.

Box 12, Folder 12

California Institute of Technology: "Science for Mankind" by Ronald Reagan (1967).

Box 12, Folder 13

Cruiser Destroyer Force, US Atlantic Fleet: "Welcome Aboard." (n.d.).

Box 12, Folder 14

Current. March, 1962.

Box 12, Folder 15

Douglas Corporation: "Douglas Airview." (October 1945, February 1946)

Box 12, Folder 16

EI Depont DeNemours and Company - 2 Speeches. (1963, 1965)

Box 12, Folder 17

Fortune. (October, 1977)

Box 12, Folder 18

Head Quarters USAF - "Guide to Staff Administration." (1951)

Box 12, Folder 19

Institute for Aeronautical Sciences: "Results of Experiments in Space." (1961)

Box 12, Folder 20

The International Academy of Astronautics: "The First Decade." (1970)

Box 12, Folder 21

"Introduction to Outer Space" and "The Navy's Terrible Weapon" (Reader's Digest, 1959)

Box 12, Folder 22

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. "DASCO Countdown Events." (April 1964)

Box 12, Folder 23

Lockheed: "Lockheed Pathways to the Stars" (1957)

Box 12, Folder 24

Lockheed: "Man on the Moon" (c. 1961)

Box 12, Folder 25

Lockheed: "Agena" (1956-1966)

Box 12, Folder 26

Lockheed: "Gemini Press Site" (c. 1966)

Box 12, Folder 27

Lockheed: "Gemini Agena Target Press Handbook" (c. 1966)

Box 12, Folder 28

Lockheed: "Systems Management Experience" (1967)

Box 13, Folder 1

Lockheed: Speeches by Lockheed Executives. (including L.E. Root) (1961-1965)

Box 13, Folder 2

Lockheed: Organizational Manual. (c.197l)

Box 13, Folder 3

Lockheed: Lockheed Horizons. (History of Lockheed) (1983)

Box 13, Folder 4

Lockheed: Lockheed-Georgia Company

Box 13, Folder 5

Lockheed: "Way Outer Space" by Dick Shaw (n.d.) Cartoons.

Box 13, Folder 6

"M65l Gama Goat Standard 'A'"

Box 13, Folder 7

Maps and Charts

Box 13, Folder 8

"Missile, Space and Range Pioneers" (Yearbook, 1967)

Box 13, Folder 9

NASA: "Voyager I Encounter with Jupiter" (March 1979)

Box 13, Folder 10

NASA: Mercury Atlas - 9 (1963)

Box 13, Folder 11

NASA: "Speaking of Space and Aeronautics" Lecture Series (1966-68)

Box 13, Folder 12

NASA: "St. Louis Bicentennial Space Symposiums" (1964-1965) With L.E. Root's Notes.

Box 13, Folder 13

NASA: Voyager (1980)

Box 13, Folder 14

NASA: Manned Space Flight 1966.

Box 13, Folder 15

National Academy of Engineering: 1977: "Innovators and Entrepeneurs-An Endangered Species?" 1979: "Engineers and Public Affairs" by David Packard.

Box 13, Folder 16

National Academy of Sciences: News Report (May 1973)

Box 13, Folder 17

National Planning Association - "Looking Ahead" Vol 13, No 6. Articles by Root: The Return on our Investments in Space Exploration."

Box 13, Folder 18

Naval Armament Journal (August 1964)

Box 13, Folder 19

Navy (March 1962)

Box 13, Folder 20

Rand: Annual Report 1969.

Box 13, Folder 21

Space Age News (April 13, 1959).

Box 13, Folder 22

Stanford Review (Nov. - Dec . , 1963)

Box 13, Folder 23

Time (January 14, 1946; August 1, 1960)

Box 14, Folder 1

Understanding, (March 1960)

Box 14, Folder 2

United States Airforce: "Ten Years of Air Force Ballistic Missle and Space Progress (May 1954-May 1964)

Box 14, Folder 3

"Wilbur and Orville Wright, 'The Birth of Aerospace (1900-1909)'"

Box 14, Folder 3

Wilbur Wright Memorial Lecture: "Aviation in Perspective" (1965) by Edward Heinemann

Box 14, Folder 4

"The Wings Club" (Yearbook 1950-1951)

Box 14, Folder 5

"Diagnosis Guides and Medical Charts" (1958)

Box 14, Folder 6

"The Warm Water Game Fishes of California"; "Pocket Guide to Animal Tracks" (1958); "American Woodland Trees" (1964)

Box 14, Folder 7

"Hobby Publications" (1955); "Pocket Billiards" (1959)

Box 14, Folder 8

Hunting and Waterfowl Instruction Booklets

Box 14, Folder 9

National Rifle Association Publications

Box 14, Folder 10

Fireman's Insurance; Beta Gamma Sigma Society

Box 14, Folder 11

The Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics: Announcement of Preparation of Collected Works (1963)

 

Series 6: PHOTOGRAPHS

Box 15, Folder 1

Photographs

Box 15, Folder 2

Photographs Printed for Space, the New Frontier (1953)

Box 15, Folder 3

Old Photo of L.E. Root & Airplane

Box 15, Folder 4

Photographs

Box 15, Folder 5

Visit to Lockheed Photos

Box 15, Folder 6

L.E. Root - Head & Shoulder Portraits (1961 - 69)

Box 15, Folder 7

L.E. Root Photo (1934 - 48) & Cartoons

Box 15, Folder 8

Photos of Root and Military

Box 15, Folder 9

Young Root

Box 15, Folder 10

Photos of Root & Others

Box 15, Folder 11

Space Photos (NASA)

Box 15, Folder 12

Golf Team

Box 15, Folder 13

Retired Root

Box 15, Folder 14

Expanded Employment Opportunities Program Banquet Photos

Box 15, Folder 15

Photos of Root, Airplane, X-mas Record

Box 16, Folder 1

Photographs: Polaris (1968)

Box 16, Folder 2

Lockheed Touraine Vehicle

Box 16, Folder 3

1965

Box 16, Folder 4

1966

Box 16, Folder 5

L.E. Root with Employer (1965)

Box 16, Folder 6

Mrs. L.E. Root (1966) "Cape Photos"

Box 16, Folder 7

Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (April 1966)

Box 16, Folder 8

Herschel Brown's Retirement (February 1967)

Box 16, Folder 9

Root's Visit to Cape Kennedy, Jetstar Flight (1968)

Box 16, Folder 10

Misc. Photographs

Box 16, Folder 11

Misc. Photographs

Box 17, Folder 1

Photographs: NASA Photos (1964)

Box 17, Folder 2

Lockheed Photos (1967)

Box 17, Folder 3

L.E. Root & General Schriever (1959)

Box 17, Folder 4

Photos (c. 1965)

Box 17, Folder 5

American Astronautical Society

Box 17, Folder 6

Lockheed Recreation Association Picnic (1965), Man of Year Award (1969)

Box 17, Folder 7

LERA Golf Tournament (1965 - 68)

Box 17, Folder 8

Misc. Photos

Box 17, Folder 9

Root W/ Navy Officers (1964)

Box 17, Folder 10

Root with Employees

Box 17, Folder 11

Transquest

Box 17, Folder 12

Navy League Show / Enterprise II (1965)

Box 17, Folder 13

Misc. Photos, Gemini Pictures (1959, 1966 - 67)

Box 17, Folder 14

Misc. Photos (c.l962)

 

Series 7: PHOTOGRAPHS, NOTEBOOKS, AND MEMORABILIA

Box 18, Folder 1

Project "Gulliver" Notebook

Box 18, Folder 2

NASA - Space Shuttle (1976)

Box 18, Folder 3

Oversize Matted Photos: Root w/ Military, Gross, Proofsheet (1968), I.J. Galatin TJSN

Box 18, Folder 4

Distinguished Service Award

Box 18, Folder 5

Information Sheets - Lockeed Missiles & Space Vehicles / Satellites

Box 18, Folder 6

Ocean Floor Depth Map, Souvenir Menu

 

Series 8: OVERSIZED PHOTOGRAPHS, NOTEBOOKS, AND MEMORABILIA

Box 19, Folder 1

Mounted Missiles & Space Weekly Cover

Box 19, Folder 2

Lockheed Cartoon Book / Chronical of Aviation (1949)

Box 19, Folder 3

Adventures in Partnership - Story of Polaris

Box 19, Folder 4

Holiday in San Francisco Magazine

Box 19, Folder 5

Lockheed Star (1959, 1967)

Box 19, Folder 6

Oversize Pictures - Lockheed, Land Vehicle, Project Gemini

Box 19, Folder 7

Photos = Root with H. H. Humphrey, Root Family

Box 19, Folder 8

X-Large Photos - Root w/ Raborn & Unidentified, Lockheed, Gemini Project (autographed by crew)

 

Series 9: BOOKS

Box 20, Volume 1

Adams, St. Clair, and Joseph Morris, eds. It Can Be Done; Poems of Inspirations. New York: George Sully & Company, 1921.

Box 20, Volume 2

Aerospace Corporation, Trevor Gardener, 1915-1963.

Box 20, Volume 3

American Geneologies, The Root Family Album.

Box 20, Volume 4

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lincoln Laboratory. 1963.

Box 20, Volume 5

Rand Corporation. The First Fifteen Years. Santa Monica, 1963.

Box 20, Volume 6

Stieglitz, Harold. Organization Planning. New York: national Industrial Conference Board, Inc., 1962.

Box 20, Volume 7

Thomas, Shirley. Men of Space, Volume 5. New York: Chilton Books, 1962.

Box 20, Volume 8

United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, Its First Twenty Years. 1944-1964.

Box 20, Volume 9

Weaver, Warren. A Great Age for Science. New York: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1960.

Box 21, Volume 1

Boland, Lawrence F. Beryllium: Present and Potential Uses. Reading, PA: The Beryllium Corp., n.d.

Box 21, Volume 2

Cosmos Club. Membership of the Cosmos Club. Washington D.C. : Cosmos Club, 1968.

Box 21, Volume 3

Department of the Navy. US Naval Weapons Laboratory. 1965.

Box 21, Volume 4

Dugdale, H.K. How to Cet Along WIth People and Get Ahead In Your Job. Maryland: The Kirkley Press, 1954.

Box 21, Volume 5

Engstrom, Elmer W. Charles Proteus Steinmetz Centennial Memorial Lecture. 1965.

Box 21, Volume 6

Gardner, John W. We. The People. Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1968.

Box 21, Volume 7

Gibson, A.H. Osborne Reynolds. London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1948.

Box 21, Volume 8

Gossett, William T. Corporate Citizenship. Lexington, VA: Washington and Lee University, 1957.

Box 21, Volume 9

Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory. GALCIT. The First Twenty-Five Years. Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1954.

Box 21, Volume 10

Hildred, Sir William. Administrative Aspects of International Air Transport. New York: The Wings Club, 1967.

Box 21, Volume 11

Lapp, Ralph E. Space Science. New York: Public Affairs Pamphlets, 1962.

Box 21, Volume 12

LeGalley, Donald P. Ballistic Missiles and Space Technology. New York: Academic Press, 1960.

Box 21, Volume 13

Mesthene, Emmanuel G. How Technology Will Shape the Future. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1968.

Box 21, Volume 14

National Rifle Association. Training Course Organization. Washington D.C. : NRA, 1955.

Box 21, Volume 15

Newell, Homer E. NASA's Space Science and Applications Program. Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1967.

Box 21, Volume 16

Raymond, Arthur E. A Gentleman of the Old School. Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Historical Society, 1982.

Box 21, Volume 17

The Third Dr. Albert Plesman Memorial Lecture. DELFT, 6 October. 1959.

Box 21, Volume 18

United States Advisory Commission on Information. Twenty-Second Report. 1967.

Box 21, Volume 19

United States Air Force. Air University Quarterly. Vol XI, Number 2, 1959.

Box 21, Volume 20

United States Naval Academy. Annapolis. n.d.

Box 21, Volume 21

Wohlstetter, Albert. No Highway to High Purpose. Santa Monica, CA:

Box 23

Yearbooks: The Najarando College of The Pacific, 1929-1935

Box 24

Yearbooks: The Najarando College of The Pacific, 1929-1935