241 leaves : illustrations, photographs, samples ; 28 cm
New York (State)
Authorship attributed to Charles Beverley Benson, Cornell University instructor in mechanics of engineering, in the Cornell University archival record for the original version of this manuscript.
Syllabus organized by Hiram Bingham, chief officer, U.S. Signal Corps.
The photograph of the commissioned staff is stamped: John P. Troy, Ithaca, N.Y.
Leaves printed on the recto side only.
Includes several mounted black and white photographs, as well as two tipped-in printed booklets: 1. Instructions and memoranda for officers, instructors and other employees in the United States School of Military Aeronautics at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; 2. Regulations, U.S. Army School of Military Aeronautics, Cornell University, 1918.
Also available online.
Mechanically-reproduced typescript, with some handwritten corrections in ink.
Holder of the original manuscript: Cornell University Library. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.
NASMRB copy 39088003518123 has ink stamp on front free endpaper: Property of U.S. Air Service, U.S. Army, issued by the Library Division, Air Service.
NASMRB copy has blind-embossed stamp on the title page: Department of the Army, Army Library, Washington, D.C. Accession numbers: (stamped on title page verso) 154605; (handwritten on leaf ) 2440. Handwritten note: "Trans. Air Forces 5/11/50 -- cat. 2-14-21.
NASMRB copy has a later black buckram binding with gilt-lettered spine.
(from table of contents) Establishment -- Development of the School -- The instruction -- The administration -- The cadet corps -- The cadet personnel -- The closing of the School -- Photographs of the School -- Samples of forms used at the School