Joseph H. Famme was a prominent contributor to the growth of the aerospace industry, especially in San Diego. The collection
consists of engineering proposals, reports, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, as well as other documents related
to the design of major Convair aircraft
Joseph H. Famme, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, born February 16, 1911, was a prominent contributor to the growth of the
aerospace industry, especially in San Diego. He was an engineer and manufacturing executive, helping develop a wide variety
of military and commercial aircraft for the Convair Division of General Dynamics and its predecessor organizations, first
joining the company in 1936. His many contributions spanned the period from just before the critical World War II years into
the age of jet powered flight.
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6 manuscript boxes
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