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Hohmann (Bernhard) papers
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Germany 1933-1946

Box 1

Personal 1939-1946

Scope and Contents

Personal photographs of Bernhard Hohmann, Irmgard Hohmann, and family in Germany; family histories; and Irmgard Hohmann's account of the couple's departure from Peenemünde in 1945. Also includes a file of documents related to Bernhard Hohmann's wartime work and postings, as well as receipts and other ephemera from that time, and a 35mm film evidently shot from or of the Heinkel He 46 aircraft.
Box 2

Flying 1933-1934

Scope and Contents

Manuals and photographs, primarily related to gliders but also includes some planes; and two Dreieckrechner navigation instruments with manual.
Box 3

Maps and negatives 1936-1946

Scope and Contents

Flight related negatives taken by Bernhard Hohmann between 1936 and 1944, and flight maps of Germany and France from 1939.

United States space program 1947-1984

Box 4

Personal 1947-1984

Scope and Contents

Photographs and memorabilia related to Hohmann's life and career in the United States, including business cards, certificates of appreciation, stickers, IDs, and other ephemera. Photographs are of Hohmann in the office, at home, and at various sites.
Box 5

Gemini and Mercury programs 1961-1966

Scope and Contents

Images used in a presentation about pilot safety for the Mercury program; Hohmann's notes about engine and flight testing for the Gemini program; internal reports for Mercury and Gemini programs regarding performance, pilot safety, and human physiological response; press release photographs from Aerospace Corporation and NASA; and printed space program ephemera including publications and flyers.
Box 6

Publications and map 1961-1966

Scope and Contents

Articles about space program milestones and achievements, both in popular magazines and newspapers and trade publications. Also includes a Mercury test flight map.
Box 7

Newspapers 1961-1963

Scope and Contents

Full issues of newspapers featuring articles about space flights, including the Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and Palisadian Post.
Roll 1

Titan posters approximately 1960

Scope and Contents

Posters depicting the Titan rocket launch vehicle and underground launch complex.
Roll 2

Gemini program silkscreened logo poster approximately 1960

Scope and Contents

Numbered poster of Gemini logo produced by Aerospace Corporation.