The Western Coordination Office (WCO) was established to act as the
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) liaison with aircraft companies and
aeronautics research units of colleges and universities in the western region of the United
States. Its functions were eventually transferred to the Western Support Office (WSO) in
1966, which reported to the Office of Industry Affairs at NASA headquarters. The materials
in this collection include administrative documents, reference memoranda, and correspondence
primarily generated by Edwin P. Hartman, the WSO coordinator.
The Western Coordination Office (WCO) was established to act as the National Advisory
Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) liaison with western aircraft companies and aeronautics
research units of western colleges and universities. The WCO reported directly to the
Director of the NACA.
Number of containers: 46
Volume: 19 linear feet
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