The National Air Museum was established in 1946 at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1966 the name was changed to National Air and Space Museum. The musuem's collection dates back to 1876, although collection-building did not begin in earnest until 1889.
Government Documents holds a small collection of NASM general publications (call no. SI 9). They are all listed in the Voyager online catalog. Major series include:
Smithsonian annals of flight (call no. SI 9.9:) Publications on aeronautics and astronautics.