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Laura Bromwell

Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Item is currently dispalyed as an exhibit. The item os Bromwell's Aero Club of America issued pilot's license.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aviatrix  Search this
aeronautics, civil  Search this
Licenses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Pilots' Licenses Collection, NASM.XXXX.0650, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Pilots' Licenses Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0650-ref4

Willa B. Brown Photograph

Names:
Brown, Willa  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1925-1935
Scope and Contents:
This full-length studio portrait photograph features early African American pilot Willa B. Brown, posed in her flying suit photograph. The photograph was taken somewhere between 1925 and 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical / Historical:
Willa Brown was a pilot and president of the National Airmen's Association of America.
Provenance:
Billie Johnson, Gift, 1997
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Willa B. Brown Photograph, Accession number 1987-0095, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0095
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0095
Additional Online Media:

Women and Flight: Portraits of Contemporary Women Pilots Collection

Creator:
Russo, Carolyn  Search this
Extent:
2.36 Cubic feet ((6 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Transcripts
Biographies
Date:
bulk 1992-1997
Scope and Contents:
This collection will consist of three series of materials: biographical material, transcripts of interviews with the pilots and negatives and photographs. The contact sheets were added on March 26, 2007. A copy of the media digest for Women in Flight, (prepared by NASM's Office of Public Affairs) was added to this collection in June of 2007.
Biographical / Historical:
Women and Flight: Portraits of Contemporary Women Pilots, by Carolyn Russo, was published in 1997 by the National Air and Space Museum in association with Bulfinch Press. The work is a combination of Russo's photography and her interviews with each pilot.
Provenance:
Carolyn Russo, Gift, 2001
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Women air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Transcripts
Biographies
Citation:
Women and Flight: Portraits of Contemporary Women Pilots Collection, Acc. 2001-0022, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2001.0022
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2001-0022
Additional Online Media:

Wiley Post Autographed Photo

Names:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
1933
Summary:
This collection consists of an 8 by 10 inch black and white photograph of Wiley Hardeman Post posed beside the Lockheed Model 5B Vega Winnie Mae (NR105W).
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of an 8 by 10 inch black and white photograph of Wiley Hardeman Post posed beside the Lockheed Model 5B Vega Winnie Mae (NR105W). In the top right corner, an inscription is printed in the image which reads, "Around the World Solo Flight, 7 days 18 hours 49 mins, Wiley Post, 7/22/33." The print is also autographed in black ink "To Fred Bailey From Wiley Post."
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was an American aviator famed for several record flights, including the first solo flight around the world. Post won the 1930 Bendix Race flying in F. C. Hall's Lockheed Model 5B Vega Winnie Mae (NR105W), and the following year Post, along with Harold Gatty, circumnavigated the world in the Winnie Mae. After this historic first, Post bought the Winnie Mae from Hall and flew the same course alone in 1933.
Provenance:
Christine Gabler, Gift, 2017
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Wiley Post Autographed Photo, NASM.2018.0001, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2018.0001
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2018-0001
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Bellanca J-2 "Abyssinia"; Julian, Hubert Fauntleroy

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 34, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
circa September 1933
Scope and Contents:
Hubert Julian, dressed in white flight suit, poses standing on the right front wheel of his Bellanca J-2 "Abyssinia" ("Emperor Haile Salassi I King of Kings", r/n NR-782W) at Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, New York; three-quarter right front view of aircraft, close up; circa September 1933. [Partial, cracked glass plate negative.]
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Bellanca J-2 "Abyssinia"  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0356, Item XRA-8096
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref1384

Bellanca J-2 "Abyssinia"; Julian, Hubert Fauntleroy

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 34, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
circa September 29, 1933
Scope and Contents:
Aviator Hubert Julian (center, standing on folding chair) poses for photographers in front of his Bellanca J-2 (r/n NR-782W, one-half right front view) at Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, New York; the aircraft's propeller is draped with an American flag. An unidentified woman holding a bouquet of roses and a bottle of champagne stands behind Julian on a second chair as a crowd looks on from either side. Date is presumed to be September 29, 1933, when the aircraft was christened "Abyssinia" at a press conference.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Bellanca J-2 "Abyssinia"  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
African American air pilots  Search this
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0356, Item XRA-8234
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref1386

George Meese Photography Collection

Creator:
Meese, George  Search this
Names:
National Air Races  Search this
United States. Army. Air Corps  Search this
United States. Marine Corps -- Aviation  Search this
United States. Navy -- Aviation  Search this
Meese, George  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircraft, 1918-1941; airliners; record setting aircraft; and aviation personalities.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Richard Segar, unknown, 1990, 1991-0025, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0025
Additional Online Media:

Harriet Quimby Cigar Box Proof

Creator:
Klingenberg Litho Company, Detmold, Germany  Search this
Names:
Klingenberg Litho Company, Detmold, Germany  Search this
Quimby, Harriet, 1875-1912  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Date:
[ca. 1920-1930]
Scope and Contents:
This accession is a cigar box proof of the famous aviatrix in her purple flying outfit. This proof is an example of the kind of artwork offered to cigar manufacturers for use on the inside of the lid of the box. This particular proof was produced by Klingenberg Litho Company, Detmold, Germany.
Biographical / Historical:
Harriet Quimby (1875-1912) was a writer, photographer, world traveler, and an aviatrix. From 1903-1912, she was employed by Leslie's Illustrated Weekly where she wrote theater reviews, and also was a photojournalist. In 1911, Quimby became America's first licensed female pilot, and in 1912 she became the first woman to pilot her own plane across the English Channel. Quimby was killed in July 1912, during a publicity stunt flight near Quincy, Massachusetts, when Harriet and her passenger fell from her aircraft when it suddenly pitched forward.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Joe Davidson, Gift, 1987, 1987-0109, not NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Women air pilots  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
advertising  Search this
Aeronautics in advertising  Search this
Aeronautics -- Collectibles  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Cigar boxes  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0109
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0109

James H. "Jack" Knight Collection

Creator:
Knight, James H. "Jack"  Search this
Names:
United Air Lines, Inc.  Search this
Knight, James H. "Jack"  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence between Jack Knight and Don Beebe, miscellaneous publications, Knight's business card (United States Air Mail Service) and (possibly) his crib sheets.
Biographical / Historical:
Jack Knight was one of the early airmail pilots and later became a pilot for the United Air Lines (Boeing Air Transport was predecessor). After over two million miles of flying Knight 'retired' from flying to work in the offices of United Air Lines.
General:
Other materials: Paper slippers included in this collection have been accessioned as an artifact.
NASMrev
Provenance:
J. Ted Beebe, gift, 1988, 1989-0011, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air mail service  Search this
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0011
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0011

George Caldwell Furrow Papers

Creator:
Furrow, George Caldwell, 1888-  Search this
Names:
Aberdeen Proving Grounds  Search this
Luke Field, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii  Search this
Furrow, George Caldwell, 1888-  Search this
Extent:
2.09 Cubic Feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Publications
Maps
Date:
1916-1968
bulk 1916-1928
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the papers of Furrow and include the following: scrapbooks, photographs, and military records.
Biographical / Historical:
George Caldwell Furrow (1888-195 ) entered the United States Army in 1917. He was commanding officer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds and Luke Field, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. He compiled over 1000 hours flying time, and served as duel and advanced flying instructor. Furrow joined the Air Corp Reserves after retiring from active duty.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
L.D. Furrow, gift, 1991, 1992-0005, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Publications
Maps
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.1992.0005
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1992-0005

Bieke Gils Thesis "Pioneers of Flight: an Analysis of Gender Issues in United States Civilian (Sport) and Commercial Aviation 1920-1940"

Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Masters theses
Date:
bulk 2009
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a 8.5 x 11 x 1 inch bound volume Master's thesis entitled "Pioneers of Flight: an Analysis of Gender Issues in United States Civilian (Sport) and Commercial Aviation 1920-1940" by Bieke Gils, in fulfillment of a Master's Degree of Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Biographical / Historical:
Bieke Gils is a Belgian national who attended the University of Windsor from 2007-2009, pursuing a Master's Degree in Human Kinetics. As part of her requirements she completed a thesis on women pilots in the United States aviation sport and industry between 1920 and 1940. Her primary sources were the Smithsonian Institution and the National Air and Space Museum Archives. Ms. Gils is now pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Provenance:
Bieke Gils, Gift, 2010
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Sex discrimination  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Masters theses
Citation:
Bieke Gils Thesis "Pioneers of Flight: an Analysis of Gender Issues in United States Civilian (Sport) and Commercial Aviation 1920-1940", Accession 2010-0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2010.0038
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2010-0038

Historic Letter Collection

Names:
Armstrong, Neil, 1930-  Search this
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922  Search this
Cochran, Jacqueline  Search this
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993  Search this
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Date:
bulk 1894-1980
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 100 historic letters. Correspondents include: Neil Armstrong, Alexander Graham Bell, Richard Byrd, George Clemenceau, Jacqueline Cochran, Glenn H. Curtiss, Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, Jimmy Doolittle, Amelia Earhart, Thomas Edison, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Augustus Herring, Harry Houdini, Otto Lilienthal, Henry Cabot Lodge, Grover Loening, Charles Manley, Hiram Maxim, James Means, William Mitchell, Eddie Rickenbacker, Alex P. de Seversky, I. Sikorsky, and Ferdinard von Zeppelin.
Provenance:
Gift, Various donors, Various
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Historic Letter Collection, Accession XXXX-0477, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0477
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0477

Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock Route Map

Creator:
Mock, Geraldine L. "Jerrie"  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Date:
bulk 1964
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a partial world map that has Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's around the world flight route marked in red ink. The map is printed in color and measures 25 x 10 inches.
Biographical / Historical:
Flying the Spirit of Columbus, Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to pilot an aircraft around the world. She departed from Columbus, Ohio, on March 19, 1964, and arrived back home on April 17, 1964, after flying 36,964 kilometers (23,103 miles) in 29 days, 11 hours, and 59 minutes. Mock wrote about her exceptional solo flight in Three Eight Charlie.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Flights  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock Route Map, Accession XXXX-1011, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1011
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-1011

James W. Brody Collection

Creator:
Brody, James W.  Search this
Names:
Ellington Field, Texas  Search this
Brody, James W.  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Date:
1918-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains a 1918 yearbook from Ellington Field and a scrapbook belonging to Brody which contains personal snapshots and photographs of World War I aircraft and pilots.
Biographical / Historical:
James W. Brody was a private in the US Army Air Service during World War I. In 1918 he was stationed at Ellington Field, Texas and was discharged from service in 1919.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
George W. Charlton, gift, 1988, 1988-0116, not NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.1988.0116
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1988-0116

Ellington Field Albums

Names:
Ellington Field, Texas  Search this
Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917  Search this
Extent:
0.46 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Date:
1917-1918
Scope and Contents:
These scrapbooks contain photographs taken in and around Ellington Field, Texas, during World War I. These photographs document troop training, equipment, and facilities at the field. The scrapbook also contain several photos taken at ceremonies commemorating the death of the French ace Georges Guynemer in 1917.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
W. H. Frank, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0342, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Flight training  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0342
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0342

H. Wallace Peters World War I Collection

Creator:
Peters, Heber Wallace  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 33rd Aero Squadron  Search this
Peters, Heber Wallace  Search this
Extent:
0.12 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Date:
1916-1956
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of four folders of correspondence and official papers generated during Wallace Peters's military service.
Biographical / Historical:
Lieutenant Heber Wallace Peters was a member of the American Flying Service in France during World War I. He received flying instruction in Tours and Chateauroux and completed his training in Issoudun, where he became a flight instructor himself. Attached to the 33rd Aero Squadron, he was stationed in Bordeaux for a time after the Armistice before returning to the States.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Joy Peters Haslam, Transfer, 1977, XXXX-0593, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0593
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0593

58th Aero Squadron Photo Album [Nelson Coon]

Creator:
Coon, Nelson  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 470th Aero Construction Squadron  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 58th Aero Squadron  Search this
Coon, Nelson  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1917-1918
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook chronicles the experiences of Nelson Coon and depicts mostly unit personnel, with little coverage of aircraft.
Biographical / Historical:
The 58th Aero Squadron was organized at Kelly Field in August 1918; sent to Camp Morrison, VA in October; Brest, France in January 1918; and finally Lopcomb Corner Air Field in February 1918. The group was renamed the 470th Aero Construction Squadron, and departed Europe as soon as the war ended. One of the squadron's members was Nelson Coon.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Nelson Coon, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0275, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0275
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0275

Robert Soubiran Collection

Creator:
Soubiran, Robert  Search this
Names:
France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
France. Armée. Légion étrangère  Search this
Soubiran, Robert  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographs
Date:
1914-1927
Scope and Contents:
This photo collection is comprised of copyrighted photographs of the campaigns of the Foreign Legion and the Franco-American Squadron, known as the Lafayette Escadrille, during World War I. This collection also contains aerial views of Washington, DC, and photographs of 1920s aircraft. Besides photographs, the collection includes biographical material on Soubiran as well as newspaper articles, correspondence, life insurance policies, discharge papers, and obituary cards.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Soubiran was an American aviator during World War I. Soubiran was one of the first Americans to arrive in France in 1914, enlisting with the Foreign Legion, and one of the last to leave in 1919 after flying with the Lafayette Escadrille. He later attained the rank of Major in the U.S. Air Force.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0230, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0230
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0230

Robert Soubiran Collection

Creator:
Soubiran, Robert  Search this
Names:
France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
Soubiran, Robert  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographs
Date:
1914-1949
Scope and Contents:
Robert Soubiran was a World War I pilot, a member of the Lafayette Escadrille, and a photographer. This accession contains biographical material on Soubiran and includes WW I photographs of aircraft flyers, soldiers, and war scenes. This accession also includes newspaper articles, correspondence, life insurance policies, discharge papers, and obituary cards.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Soubiran Family, Gift, 1989, 1989-0038, Unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0038
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0038

Minneapolis Newspapers Aviation Collection

Creator:
Minneapolis Public Library  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Newspaper clippings
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1910s-1940s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists largely of newspaper clippings and photos of famous aviators and aviatrices, including Maurice Bellonte, Donald Bennett, Gordan Bennett, M.W. Benningfield, Vincent Bendix, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bennett, Lieut. Bentley, Capt. Hans Bertram, Prof. G.M. Bellanca, Lieut. C.K. Bettis, Hermelinda Briones, T. Campbell Black, Kurt Bjorkvall, Col. L.V. Stewart Blacker, Capt. Joachim H. Blackenburg, David L. Behncke, Sarmento Beires, Walter Beech, Henry C. Biard, Wilfred Blake, Mrs. Wilfred Blake, William Bogen, Dorothy C. Bohanna, Randall Bose, Lucien Boussoutrot, Louis Bleriot, Louis Bleriot, Jr., William Edward Boeing, Harry Harmon Blee, Helene Boucher, Leonard Warden Bonney, Enea Bossi, Eric Bonar, M. Bonnet, Charles A. Lindbergh, Harry Bogen, Hawley Bowlus, Capt. J. Erroll Boyd, Stanley Boynton, Capt. Albert Boyd, Adolph Brocado, Smaranda Braescu, Major Edwin Brainard, Thomas Elmer Braniff, Vance Breece, Hubert Broad, H.F. Broadbent, William S. "Billy" Brock, Harold Bromley, Emory Bronte, Captain Eddie Brooks, H.L. Brook, Walter Brookins, Sir Arthur Whitten Brown, Billie Brown, Donald L. Brown, Nate Browne, Edward Muldowney, Mary Bruce, Peggy O'Neil Bruen, Robert Buck, Milo G. Burcham, Emile "Eddie" Burgin (with Bert Acosta), Robert B. Burnett, Juanita Burns, Bernie Cain, Bernice Caldwell, and Turner F. Caldwell. Also included are images featuring aircraft such as the Bleriot 110, Joseph le Brix, and the Bonney Gull; places such as Wake Island; events such as the "Black Cruise;" and subjects such as aerial cameras and the V-2 rocket.
Biographical / Historical:
The Minneapolis Public Library has been incorporating appropriate materials from its newspaper morgue into the Minneapolis Newspapers Aviation Collection. The library has sent to NASM materials that do not meet their needs. Several pieces of this collection have already been given their own accession numbers. From 2001 on, new gifts from the Minneapolis Public Library will be given the accession number from this record.
Provenance:
Minneapolis Public Library, Gift, 1996
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspaper clippings
Photographic prints
Citation:
Minneapolis Newspapers Aviation Collection, 2001-0042, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2001.0042
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2001-0042
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