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This collection includes over 48,000 scans of documents created by or about Dr. Robert H. Goddard, the father of modern rocketry. The writings by Dr. Goddard include the handwritten notebooks in which he documented his theories and techniques as well as his diaries, kept throughout his life. After his death Dr. Goddard's wife, Esther, made transcriptions of the notebooks and diaries which are included. Also digitized are scrapbooks of articles about Dr. Goddard; those that have copyright restrictions must be viewed at the Clark University Archives. In addition, this site has the complete three-volume set, "The Papers of Robert H. Goddard," comprising information gathered by Mrs. Goddard.

You can browse through these materials from the Table of Contents or conduct a search from the Search page. We hope that you find these pages interesting and useful.

This collection is thanks in part to a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

The Dr. Robert H. Goddard Collection is housed in the
Archives and Special Collections area of Clark University's Robert H. Goddard Library.rocket rockets science

Robert H. Goddard Home Page
Finding Aid for the Robert H. Goddard Collection
Articles Written by Dr. Goddard
FAQs about Dr. Goddard
Other Sources for Information about Dr. Goddard
Dr. Goddard's Diary: March 16, 1926
1926: First Liquid-Fueled Rocket
Drawing of Rocket L-13
Drawing of A Series Rocket
Goddard Time Capsule

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