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William H. Sheahan Early Aviation Photographs

Creator:
Sheahan, William H., 1872-1956  Search this
Names:
Heinrich Aviation School, Hempstead Plains Field (N.Y.)  Search this
Hempstead Plains Field (N.Y.)  Search this
Roosevelt Field (N.Y.)  Search this
Sheahan, William H., 1872-1956  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1912-1921
bulk 1912-1915
Summary:
This collection consists of 62 photographs taken by William H. Sheahan of early aircraft and aviators, mostly at Hempstead Plains Field where he took lessons.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 62 photographs taken by William H. Sheahan of early aircraft and aviators, mostly at Hempstead Plains Field where he took lessons. Aircraft represented in the collection include a Bellanca monoplane; Blériot XI; various Curtiss aircraft models including biplane and pusher types; Curtiss JN-4 Jenny and Curtiss JN-4Can Canuck; LWF Twin DH-4; a Deperdussin monoplane; a Gallaudet (Aircraft) Military Tractor Biplane; various models produced by Heinrich (Aeroplane Co); Moisant (Co) 1914 Bluebird Monoplane; and Wright (Co) Model B.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order. Images in this collection have been catalogued previously and were assigned the following image numbers: SI-94-12971 to SI-94-13026 and SI-94-13758 to SI-94-13764.
Biographical / Historical:
William H. Sheahan (1872-1956) first became interested in aviation in 1910 and he spent part of the 1912 and 1913 summers at the Heinrich Aviation School, Hempstead Plains Field (now Roosevelt Field), Long Island. Sheahan soloed in a Heinrich monoplane and later took flying lessons at Curtiss Field, Long Island, during 1920-1922. Sheahan was a member of the Aero Club of Pennsylvania, and was in charge of the Hall of Aviation at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Sheahan also applied for membership in the Early Birds.
Provenance:
William H. Sheahan, gift, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0523
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:
Bleriot XI Family  Search this
Curtiss Pusher R  Search this
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny Family  Search this
Curtiss JN-4Can Canuck  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Deperdussin Aircraft Family  Search this
Gallaudet Type C Military Tractor Biplane Family  Search this
Heinrich (Aeroplane Co) 1915 Model E Family Military Tractor Biplane  Search this
Heinrich (Aeroplane Co) 1915 Model C Monoplane  Search this
Huntington (CT) Aircraft Family  Search this
Moisant (Monoplane Co) 1914 Bluebird Monoplane  Search this
Schmitt (Maximilian) 1915 Monoplane  Search this
Wright (Co) Model B  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
William H. Sheahan Early Aviation Photographs, NASM.XXXX.0523, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0523
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0523
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Denis H. Carey (Isle of Grain) Collection

Creator:
Carey, Denis H.  Search this
Names:
Great Britain. Royal Air Force  Search this
Great Britain. Royal Naval Air Service. Air Stations  Search this
Great Britain. Royal Naval Air Service. Air Stations. Isle of Grain  Search this
Carey, Denis H.  Search this
Extent:
2.04 Cubic feet ((9 folders) (2 20x24x3 flatboxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Logs (records)
Date:
1918-1923
bulk 1918
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of three scrapbooks and five logbooks belonging to Denis H. Carey. The scrapbooks contain photographs of Royal Navy Air Stations, ships, flying boats, floatplanes and land planes used by the British around 1918. They include approximately 28 different airplanes, 9 different ships and aerial views of various air stations. The five logbooks document Carey's flying career in the Royal Air Force (1919-1936) [and perhaps Royal Naval Air Service?]. Two hundred and fifteen of the photographs from his scrapbooks that pertain to seaplanes at the Isle of Grain facility are found on National Air and Space Museum Videodisc 2B. More than three dozen types of aircraft are represented in the collection, including: the De Havilland D.H. 9A and D.H. 10 Amiens, the Fairey Atalanta, the Bristol F.2B, and the Parnall Puffin. Also pictured are several aircraft that have crashed. The seaplanes are shown on the airfield, on the HMS Eagle carrier, at takeoff, landing, and taxiing both on land and water. Only a small number of photographs display aircraft weaponry, with even fewer showing any Naval personnel.
Biographical / Historical:
Denis Carey was a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force. According to his logbooks, Carey flew over eighty different types of aircraft. The seaplane test-site on the Isle of Grain was one of the principal sites out of which he flew. This facility was established in 1912 by Winston Churchill for the Royal Naval Air Service (which merged with the Royal Air Force in 1918). Following World War I, test-flying of seaplanes continued to be carried out at the Isle of Grain.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
D. H. Carey?, gift, XXXX-0289, 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
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.9A  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.10 Amiens Family  Search this
Fairey N.4 "Atalanta"  Search this
Bristol Fighter F.2B (Brisfit)  Search this
Parnall Puffin (GP)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Logs (records)
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0289
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0289

World War I 14th Balloon Photo Section Scrapbook [Heveran]

Creator:
Heveran, Glenn, 1895-1960  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Articles
Menus
Maps
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This donation consists of Heveran's scrapbook which contains photographs and ephemera. The photographs include images of the following aircraft and aviation scenes: Curtiss H Flying Boat; SPAD XVI and XIII; de Havilland D.H.4; Salmson; Fokker D.VIII; Halberstadt C.II; Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF) S.E.5; power winch for raising a balloon; and images of the 14th Balloon Photo Section members. There are also images of armament, tanks (including a decoy German tank), German artillery and mortar, images of dead German soldiers, and images of the destruction of the French countryside. The scrapbook also includes a map, French and Belgian currency, a Christmas menu, and newspaper articles.
Biographical / Historical:
Glenn Edward Heveran, Sr. (1895-1960) was born in Chicago, Illinois. As a young man he was a commercial photographer and participated in the infant motion picture industry in Chicago. Heveran was inducted into the United States Army in March of 1918. He became a corporal in the 14th Balloon Photo Section, First Army, and was sent to France in August of 1918. When he returned home in 1919, he prepared a scrapbook, containing photographs that he took or collected during his time in France
Provenance:
Ronald D. Heveran, Gift, 2003
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:
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Tanks  Search this
Balloons  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Artillery  Search this
SPAD XIV (S.14)  Search this
Fokker D.VIII  Search this
Halberstadt C.II  Search this
Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF) S.E.5  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
14th Balloon Photo Section -- First Army  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Articles
Menus
Maps
Citation:
World War I 14th Balloon Photo Section Scrapbook [Heveran],2004-0008, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0008
See more items in:
World War I 14th Balloon Photo Section Scrapbook [Heveran]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0008
Additional Online Media:

97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm]

Creator:
Gamm, Edward Joseph, 1893-1977.  Search this
Extent:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Notebooks
Date:
1918
Summary:
This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France serving with the 97th Aero Squadron.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France. The photographs include images of 97th Aero Squadron personnel and facilities; aerial views of France; armament; aerial views of bombs being dropped; and aircraft including the Breguet Bre.14, de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4, and Nieuport 28 C1. The collection also contains a brief biographical sketch of Gamm compiled by the donor.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material.
Biographical / Historical:
Edward Joseph Gamm (1893-1977) served as an aircraft mechanic with the 97th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in France during World War I.
Provenance:
Richard Stansell-Gamm, Gift, 2017, NASM.2017.0044
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  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Nieuport (France) 28  Search this
Breguet 14 (Military aircraft)  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Notebooks
Citation:
97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm], NASM.2017.0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2017.0044
See more items in:
97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2017-0044
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Lieutenant Earle Nichols World War I Photograph Collection

Creator:
Nichols, Earle  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group. 100th Aero Squadron  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group. 163rd Aero Squadron  Search this
Nichols, Earle  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Aerial Photographs
Date:
1918-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 45 photographs relating to Nichols and the 163rd Aero Squadron. The images include: aerial views of air fields; 2nd Day Bombardment Group photographs and group photographs of the 163rd and the 100th Aero squadrons; wrecked aircraft; air-to-air photographs of aircraft and dirigibles; and ground shots of aircraft, mostly De Havilland DH-4s, and air fields. There is also a photo of the 2nd Day Bombardment Group Insignia.
Biographical / Historical:
Lt. Earle Nichols was part of the 163rd Aero Squadron, which was a De Havilland DH-4 squadron for the 2nd Day Bombardment Group. This Group was organized on 1 November 1918 and was Major George E. Reinburg's first Air Service command at the Front. The group was ready for operations by 9 November but bad weather prevented them from flying any bombing missions before the Armistice.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
David Mayhew, gift, 1995, 1996-0010, 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  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Aerial Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1996.0010
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1996-0010

354th Aero Squadron Collection (Innes)

Creator:
Innes, William Wallace  Search this
Names:
Kelly Field, Texas  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. VI Corps Observation Group. 354th Aero Squadron  Search this
Innes, William Wallace  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of twenty-two prints of the 354th Aero Squadron, and copies of Innes' pilot log and documentation concerning his service. The collection also contains a copy of the booklet "History of the 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) A.E.F." The prints include the following aircraft: de Havilland DH-4; L.F.G. Roland D.VIA; Handley-Page O-400; Sopwith 1A2; Dorand A.R; Nieuport Scout; and Salmson.
Biographical / Historical:
The 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) was organized at Kelly Field, Texas, on January 28, 1918. The squadron was shipped to France on August 16th, and was eventually stationed at Autreville and Saizerais Airdromes, providing reconnaissance services. William Wallace Innes was a pilot for the 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) during World War I.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Karolyn Sewell, gift, 1999, 2000-0025, 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
Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter Family  Search this
Dorand A.R. (Avion de Reconnaissance) Series  Search this
Salmson Aircraft Family  Search this
Nieuport Aircraft Family  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
LFG Roland D.VI  Search this
Handley Page O/400  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0025

27th Aero Squadron Scrapbook [Nathan Blumberg]

Creator:
Blumberg, Nathan  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Pursuit Group. 27th Aero Squadron  Search this
Blumberg, Nathan  Search this
Luke, Frank, Jr.  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.14 Cubic feet ((1 14.5x11x1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Date:
1917-1973
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook was compiled by Nathan Blumberg who served with the 27th Aero Squadron. It contains photographs of members of the squadron, pictures of the graves of some of the pilots killed in action, pictures of planes (including Spad XIII, Donrad AR.2, Nieuport 28, and De Havilland DH-4) used in World War I and of France during the war. It also includes poems, newspaper articles on the squadron and on Lt. Luke and memorabilia of the squadron's reunions in 1966 and 1973. There are also newspaper clippings about Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker.
Biographical / Historical:
The 27th Aero Squadron, 1st Pursuit Group, was chartered on 23 June 1917 and served in France during World War I. After training, the squadron embarked for Europe on 25 January 1918 and served at Toul, France. Among those serving in the 27th Aero Squadron was Lt. Frank Luke, Jr., who was killed in action and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Leonore B. Sheldon, gift, 1991, 1991-0028, 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
SPAD XIII (S.13)  Search this
Dorand A.R. (Avion de Reconnaissance) Series  Search this
Nieuport (France) 28  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0028
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0028
Additional Online Media:

Early New York and Long Island Aviation Photography Collection

Creator:
Picheco, Manuel Santana  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
bulk ca. 1910-1929
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of fifty one black and white, 8 by 10 inch copy prints featuring images of aircraft operating in New York and Long Island in the nineteen teens and twenties. Included are the Junkers-Larsen JL-6 (Junkers F 13 a); Curtiss Condor CO Transport (Condor 18, B-20); Curtiss Thrush (Model 56); Curtiss Tanager (Model 54); Curtiss P-6 (YP-6) Hawk; Curtiss XF8C-2 Helldiver; Ansaldo S.V.A. 5 (SV.5); de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4; LWF H Owl; British airship R 34; Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a; Fairchild 21 (FT-1); Fairchild 71; Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor Floyd Bennett; Savoia-Marchetti S.56; Loening (Corp) Air Yacht C2; Stinson (Aircraft) SM-1 Detroiter American Girl; Sikorsky S-38 Amphibion; Dornier Do X; Fairchild (American) Y1C-24 (C-24) Pilgrim; and US Navy ZR-3 Los Angeles.
Biographical / Historical:
Manuel Santana Picheco was soldier stationed at Mitchel Field, Long Island after the First World War. During this time, he also worked in the local photography labs of Court Commercial Photography, a now-defunct entity. Many of the images in this collection are duplicates of Court Commercial photographs.
Provenance:
James I. Gracyalny, 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:
Junkers-Larsen JL-6  Search this
Curtiss Condor Family  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
LWF H Owl  Search this
R 34 (British Rigid Airship)  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Early New York and Long Island Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX-0619, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0619
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0619
Additional Online Media:

Army Air Corps Photographs (Seth Cook)

Creator:
Cook, Seth  Search this
Names:
Army Air Corps  Search this
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993  Search this
Kelly, Oakley G.  Search this
Macready, John  Search this
Maitland, Lester J., 1898-  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1918-1923
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of twelve photographs (two are two prints of the same image) collected by Seth Cook of the Army Air Corps between 1918-1923. The following aircraft are featured: de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4; Curtiss R-6 Army Racer; and Curtiss JN-4 Jenny. The following aviation personalities are included: James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle; Lester Maitland; Oakley Kelly; John Macready; Orville Wright; and Seth Cook. Several of the photographs were taken at or near Rockwell Field, San Diego, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Seth Cook ( -1929) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps and commanding officer of Chanute Field in Rantoul, Illinois.
Provenance:
Bennett Downes, 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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Curtiss R-6 Army Racer  Search this
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Army Air Corps Photographs (Seth Cook), Accession 2000-0065, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0065
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0065
Additional Online Media:

Regional Short-Haul Transport Aircraft Collection

Creator:
Frazer, Ralph  Search this
Names:
Bede  Search this
Beech Aircraft Corp  Search this
Cessna  Search this
Dornier GmbH  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Learjet  Search this
Let Kunovice National Corp  Search this
Piaggio (Industrie Aeronautiche e Meccaniche Rinaldo Piaggio SpA)  Search this
Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG  Search this
Short Brothers PLC  Search this
United Aircraft Corporation. Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
United Technologies Corporation  Search this
Extent:
9 Cubic feet ((20 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Reports
Brochures
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1970s-1990s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of material produced by aircraft companies on their regional short-haul transport aircraft. The material consists of slides, transparencies, memorandums, technical descriptions, type specifications, route systems, fleet planning and analysis, and brochures. The following aircraft companies and short-haul airliners are included in great detail: Canadair Regional Jet; CASA Cn 235; British Aerospace Jetstream; SAAB-Fairchild 340; and the de Havilland Dash-7 and Dash-8. The collection also includes material on the following aircraft and propulsion companies: Bede; Beech; Cessna; Dornier; Let Kunovice National Corp; Learjet; Piaggio; Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG; Short Brothers; GE Electric; Pratt & Whitney; and United Technologies.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Ralph Frazer, Gift, 1999, 1999-0050, Specific manufacturers
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 travel  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local service airlines  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Canadair Regional Jet (RJ)  Search this
Airtech CN-235  Search this
CASA CN-235  Search this
British Aerospace Jetstream Family  Search this
SAAB-Fairchild SF-340  Search this
de Havilland (Canada) DHC-7 Dash 7 Family  Search this
de Havilland (Canada) DHC-8 Dash 8 Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Brochures
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0050
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0050

De Havilland D.H.4

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref722

Arthur C. Arendt Photographs

Creator:
Arendt, Arthur C.  Search this
Names:
Stevens, Walter H.  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1919-1958
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes 49 black and white prints and 19 color snapshots. The color prints are of the Piasecki H-21 and the Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur. These photographs were taken of the aircraft in 1958 at the Philadelphia Airport before their respective test flights. The black and white photography relate to Arendt and his air mail service. The images include photographs of air mail personalities, including Walter H. Stevens, and the following aircraft: de Havilland DH-4 Mailplane Conversion; Curtiss JN-4; Martin MP Mailplane (MB-1 and MB-2); Great Lakes 4A-1; Bach 3CT8 (Air Yacht); Travel Air 2000; Martin MT; Junkers-Larsen JL-6; Great Lakes 2T1A; Fokker D-VII; Travel Air Mystery; Brunner Winkle Bird
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur C. Arendt was a pilot for the U.S. Air Mail Service from August 5, 1920 until April 9, 1921. He was a colleague to Walter H. Stevens, another air mail pilot, who was one of the thirty-four air mail pilots to die in the line of duty when his aircraft caught fire in the air above Pemberville, Ohio, on September 14, 1920. Arendt was later a member of the Air Mail Pioneers organization
Provenance:
Arthur C. Arendt, Gift
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:
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny  Search this
Fokker D.III (M 19F, M 19K)  Search this
Air mail service  Search this
Piasecki H-21  Search this
Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur  Search this
Travel Air 2000  Search this
Martin MP Mailplane  Search this
Great Lakes 4A-1  Search this
Junkers-Larsen JL-6  Search this
Bach 3CT8 (Air Yacht)  Search this
Brunner Winkle Bird  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Arthur C. Arendt Photographs, Accession number XXXX-0760, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0760
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0760

George M. Keightley Collection

Creator:
Keightley, George M., 1889-1967  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Stinson, Katherine  Search this
Stinson, Marjorie  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Photographs
Articles
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes his pilot's log book, old passports, newspaper articles, Early Bird decals, correspondence, and original photographs and postcards. The photographs/postcards include shots of the following aircraft: Stearman (1927) C-3MB mailplane; de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou; Curtiss JN-4Can; Curtiss Condor; Sikorsky S-38BH Amphibian; Deperdussin (UK) 1913 Racer; Republic F-84F Thunderstreak; Alexander Eaglerock A-4, A-12, A-15; Ford Tri-Motor; Bristol Scout; Blériot XI. There are also photos of Ely's flight from the USS Pennsylvania; Katherine and Marjorie Stinson; the graduating class at Berkley, CA; an Eastern Air Transport Building; a Mexican Pan American Airlines hangar; the tombstone of Lt. Reginald E. P. Pryce-Jones; 50 HP Kirkham engine; 3" Koellein-Mieding gun; and "Eaglerock" radiator.
Biographical / Historical:
George Martin Keightley (1889-1967) was a member of the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. He helped develop the Royal Canadian Air Service in World War I, and when the United States entered the war he returned to the US become an instructor for the Army Signal Corps. In World War II he served on the Civil Aeronautics Board as an air safety investigator.
Provenance:
Hetty Keightley, Gift
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:
Attach authorities  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Curtiss JN-4Can Canuck  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family  Search this
Deperdussin (France) 1913 Monocoque Racer  Search this
Republic F-48F Thunderstreak  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-4  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-12  Search this
Alexander Eaglerock A-15  Search this
Ford Tri-Motor Family  Search this
Bleriot XI Family  Search this
Stearman (1927) C-3MB  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Articles
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Citation:
George M. Keightley Collection, XXXX-0686, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0686
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0686

Vietnam Color Slides and Technical Manuals

Creator:
Murphy, Kevin.  Search this
Extent:
1.32 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
bulk 1970-1990
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of three carousels of slides relating to Kevin Murphy's service in Vietnam, as well as technical manuals and documentation for the following aircraft: deHavilland (Canada) (DHC-4) AC-1A (CV-2A, C-7A); Shorts C-23A Sherpa; and Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey). There is also one 8mm film, titled "U-TAPAO RTNB-1972 (ARC Light)," [Boeing B-52 Stratofortress out of Thailand].
Biographical / Historical:
Kevin Murphy (b. 1945) was a strategic bomber pilot with the 34th Bomb Squadron (SAC) during the Vietnam Conflict
Provenance:
Kevin Murphy, gift, 2009
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:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Bell UH-1B (HU-1B) Iroquois (Huey)  Search this
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464)  Search this
de Havilland (Canada) (DHC-4) AC-1A (CV-2A, C-7A)  Search this
Shorts C-23A Sherpa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Vietnam Color Slides and Technical Manuals, Accession 2009-0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2009.0030
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2009-0030

French Aviation Photography Collection

Creator:
Heermance, Laura W., 1916-1960  Search this
Names:
Air France  Search this
Imperial Airways  Search this
KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij)  Search this
Extent:
11 digital scans
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
digital scans
Date:
bulk 1937
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of scans copied by the NASM Archives of eleven photographs taken by Laura W. Heermance (1916-1960) in France during the Spring of 1937. The photographs were shot at the Le Bourget Airport and at the Aero Club de la Riviera, France The following aircraft are shown: Imperial Airways Short L. 17 Scylla and Handley Page H.P. 42E Hannibal; Air France Potez 62; KLM Douglas DC-2; Sabena Savoia-Marchetti S.73; Percival Gull Six; de Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide and D.H.80 Puss Moth; and Caudron C. 400 Phalene (Moth), C.232, and C.272 Luciole (Firefly).
Biographical / Historical:
During the Spring of 1937, Laura Heermance and Louise Tallman of Connecticut were taken to Europe by their aunt. They were loaned a Leica camera with 35 mm film and Ms. Heermance, an enthusiastic student pilot, took photographs of aircraft at Le Bourget Airport and Aero Club de la Riviera, France.
Provenance:
Louise Tallman, Gift, 2005
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
Airlines  Search this
Short L.17 Scylla  Search this
Handley Page H.P. 42E Hannibal  Search this
Potez 62  Search this
Douglas DC-2  Search this
Sabena Savoia-Marchetti S.73  Search this
Percival Gull Six  Search this
de Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide  Search this
Caudron C.272 Luciole (Firefly)  Search this
Caudron C.400 Phalene (Moth)  Search this
Caudron C.232  Search this
de Havilland D.H.80 Pull Moth  Search this
Citation:
French Aviation Photography Collection, Accession number 2005-0022, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0022
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0022
Additional Online Media:

Sylvia Achter Photography Collection

Creator:
Achter, Sylvia  Search this
Names:
Ptarmigan Airway LTD  Search this
Tri-Rotor Spray & Chemical  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Digital images
Date:
bulk 1980-2003
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 49 scanned photographs relating to Sylvia Achter and her aviation career. The scans were produced by the National Air and Space Museum's Archives Division, from originals lent by, and returned to, Ms. Achter.
Biographical / Historical:
Sylvia Achter (b. 1968) has amassed over 3000 hours of commercial flying hours, including over 800 agricultural spraying hours. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, she graduated from Lethbridge Community College in 1989, and is currently taking distance education courses from Oregon State University. From 1995 until 1997 Achter was first a flight attendant, and then a charter line pilot, with First Air / Ptarmigan Airways (Northwest Territories). From Ptarmigan Airways, Achter moved to NTair Inc. (Prince George, British Columbia), where she was a scheduled and charter line pilot. She then worked from 1998 until 2000 as a charter and medevac airline pilot for Alkan Air (Whitehorse, Yukon), and also as a charter line pilot for Centennial Flight Center (Edmonton, Alberta). From May of 2000 until June of 2002, Achter worked at ranches, feed yards and Can-Am Horse Transport before becoming employed in March of 2002 by Tri-Rotor Spray and Chemical, a Division of J & L Smith Farms, located in Ulysses, Kansas. Over her aviation career, she has flown the following aircraft: Beech Super King Air 200; De Havilland DHC-7 Twin Otter: Piper 30, PA-31-350 Navaho Chieftain, PA-44 Seminole, and PA-18 Super Cub: Cessna 340, 337 Skymaster, 206 Super Skywagon, 182P Skyland, 172 Skyhawk, 152/150, and 188A Ag Wagon; Air Tractor AT-402; and Ayres Thrush S2R 550. She is a member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA), and has a Kansas Pesticide Applicators License.
Provenance:
Achter, Sylvia., Gift, 2003
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
Aerial spraying and dusting in agriculture  Search this
Cessna 340  Search this
Ayres Corp Turbo-Thrush S2R  Search this
Cessna 188A AgWagon B  Search this
Lockheed C-141Starlifter  Search this
Beech Super King Air 200  Search this
Cessna 172 Skyhawk  Search this
de Havilland (Canada) DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300l  Search this
Airbus A310  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Citation:
Sylvia Achter Photography Collection, 2004-0024, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0024
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0024

Aircraft Photographs [Stead]

Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1940-1949
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 77 copy prints of Luftwaffe and American World War II aircraft, including: Dornier Do 17; Heinkel He 111; Focke-Wulf FW 200; Junkers Ju 88; Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress; Martin B-26 Marauder; Northrop P-61A Black Widow; Douglas A-20 Havoc; and Consolidated B-24 Liberator. There are also a large number of nose art images. The Boeing B-17 aircraft pictured are Eighth Air Force; some Ninth Air Force aircraft are also included.
An additional seven copy prints were added in the Fall of 1997: five of the images were of the Travel Air 2000, and two of the images were of the de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4. The donor also donated several copies of color advertisements for the Northrop P-61.
Provenance:
Robert Stead, 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:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family  Search this
Martin B-26 Marauder Family  Search this
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family  Search this
Consolidated B-24 Liberator  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Travel Air 2000  Search this
Dornier Do 17 Family  Search this
Heinkel He 111 Family  Search this
Northrop P-61A Black Widow  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Aircraft Photographs [Stead], Accession 1997-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0012
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0012

Roosevelt Flying School Photographs

Creator:
Scaturro, Jack  Search this
Names:
Lockheed Model 3 Air Express "Gilmore Lion"  Search this
Roosevelt Field (N.Y.)  Search this
Scaturro, Jack  Search this
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection was donated by the son of Jack Scaturro who worked at Roosevelt Field during the 1920s and 1930s. Mr. Scaturro took snapshots of the facility's workers, friends and transient pilots, most notably the flamboyant Roscoe Turner and his aircraft the Gilmore Lion. The collection consists of 17 photos of the following aircraft: Aeronca C-1; Burnelli GX-3; Corsair O2U-1; DH-4; Fleet PT-6; Sikorsky C-6; Lockheed: Lindbergh's Sirius, Turner's NC 7954 and Lockheed Model 3 Air Express 'Gilmore Lion;' and a Loening COA-1. There are two photos of the Goodyear airship 'Vigilant' and one photo of the airship 'Los Angeles.' There is also a small scrapbook of newspaper clippings of aircraft disasters near Roosevelt Field and Westbury, Long Island.
General:
Additional materials: Roosevelt Field ID bracelet, pin, and Republic Aviation pin, all located in the National Air and Space Museum Aeronautics Division.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Milton R. Scaturro, Gift, 1995, 1995-0036, 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:
Aeronca C-1 Cadet  Search this
Burnelli (Uppercu-Burnelli) X-3 (GX-3)(Guggenheim Prize)  Search this
Vought O2U-1 Corsair  Search this
Consolidated (Fleet) PT-6 Family  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) C-6  Search this
Lockheed Model 3 Air Express  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0036
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0036

Lowe, Willard & Fowler (L. W. F.) Aircraft Photographs Collection

Creator:
Thielhart, Otto  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Willard, & Fowler Engineering Co  Search this
Thielhart, Otto  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s]
Scope and Contents:
The donor's father, Otto Thielhart, worked at L.W.F. Engineering Company during the early 1920s, and these 81 prints were copied from the father's scrapbook. The subjects include scenes from L.W.F. Engineering Co. and aircraft built there or of the period, including: Aeromarine M-1; Albatros D V; Arens Biplane; Bleriot XI Type; Curtiss CR-1, CR-2, CR-3, HA, HS-1L, JN-4, L, NC-1, NC-2, NC-3, NC-4, Navy Racer, and R-6 Army Racer; De Havilland DH-4B; Douglas DT-2; shots of the L.W.F. Factory, LWF Model V, Model V-1, Model F, Model G-2, Model H, Model L; Martin NBS-1; Sloan/Standard H-3; and Thomas-Morse S.4C.
Biographical / Historical:
The Lowe Willard & Fowler (L.W.F.) Engineering Company, located at College Point, New York City, was organized in 1915 for the manufacture of all types of heavier-than-air machines. L.W.F. produced the first all-American aircraft to be used during World War I. In 1917, the first Liberty motor to fly was installed in the L.W.F. Model G, and several of the L.W.F. aircraft held performance records for speed and endurance. The company also completed Government contracts for producing Martin Bombers, Douglas DT-2s, and Naval Observation Planes, before the company dissolved in 1924.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Walter Thielhart, gift, 1993, 1993-0036, 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:
LWF V-1  Search this
LWF F  Search this
LWF G-2  Search this
LWF H Owl  Search this
LWF L Butterfly  Search this
Sloane H-3 Trainer  Search this
Thomas-Morse S-4C  Search this
Douglas DT-2  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
LWF V  Search this
Albatros D.V (L24)  Search this
Bleriot XI Family  Search this
Curtiss CR-1 Racer (Model 23, L-17-1)  Search this
Curtiss CR-2 Racer (Model 23, L-17-2)  Search this
Curtiss CR-3 Racer  Search this
Curtiss HA Dunkirk Fighter  Search this
Curtiss HS-1L  Search this
Aeromarine Aircraft Family  Search this
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny  Search this
Curtiss L  Search this
Curtiss R-6 Army Racer  Search this
Curtiss NC-1 (P2N-1)  Search this
Curtiss NC-2 (P2N-1)  Search this
Curtiss NC-3 (P2N-1)  Search this
Curtiss Navy Racers  Search this
Curtiss NC-4 (P2N-1)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0036
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0036

de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito B.Mk.XVI. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
9/30/1944
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Airplanes, Military  Search this
Bombers  Search this
De Havilland aircraft  Search this
Great Britain. Royal Air Force' Mosquito (Military aircraft)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00034996
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390865

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