Lois C. Philmus papers, c. 1960s

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Title: Lois C. Philmus papers
Collection number: 1167
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Date (inclusive): c. 1960s
Abstract: Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, notes, and research materials for articles written for Kiplinger California letter, Vertical world, Douglas Aircraft Company, and other airplane and aerospace publications, as well as a photocopy of Philmus's manuscript and copy of the book A funny thing happened on the way to the moon (1966).
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Philmus, Lois C.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Helen Zager, 1976.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lois C. Philmus Papers (Collection 1167). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233579 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, notes, and research materials for articles written for Kiplinger California letter, Vertical world, Douglas Aircraft Company, and other airplane and aerospace publications, as well as a photocopy of Philmus's manuscript and copy of the book A funny thing happened on the way to the moon (1966).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Authors, American--20th century--Archives.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Typescript: Helicopter article. 1967.

Box 1, Folder 2

Douglas Aircraft Company, Delta Planning Guide. 1966.

Box 1, Folder 3

Donald W. Douglas Laboratories Recruitment: New Dimension in Living. 1966.

Box 1, Folder 4

Donald W. Douglas Laboratories Recruitment: New Dimension in Power. 1966.

Box 1, Folder 5

Magnaflux Corp. Materials Testing Laboratories: Monthly projects, articles. 1965.

Box 1, Folder 6

General Aviation: New Dimensions in California: Photos, correspondence. c. 1960s.

Box 1, Folder 7

Boeing Supersonic Transport (SST). 1962-1967.

Scope and Content

Includes folder on "California: The New Dimension in Aviation" article for Flying Magazine (1964).
Box 1, Folder 8

Boeing Supersonic Transport (SST): Notecards, press releases. c. 1960s.

Box 2

Book by Lois C. Philmus: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon. 1966.

Box 2, Folders 1-2

Typescript: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon. c. 1966.

Box 2, Folder 3

Aviation Printed Materials: Newsletters, memos, Douglas Aircraft annual report. 1956-1962.

Box 2, Folder 4

Working Notes and Clippings. 1962.

Box 2, Folder 5

Articles in Engineering Opportunities. 1966-1967.

Scope and Content

Includes "The Real Challenge of the SST" (April 1967), "Of Space and Men, of Time and Money" (February 1967), "Aerospace's Challenge Here on Earth" (November 1966), "The Airplane--The Only way to Fly" (September 1966).
Box 3, Folder 1

Kiplinger Source: Banking, Stocks, and S&L. 1965-1966.

Box 3, Folder 2

Kiplinger Source: Industry, labor. 1965-1966.

Box 3, Folder 3

Kiplinger Source: Real estate, land, buildings. 1964-1966.

Box 3, Folder 4

Kiplinger Source: Transportation, harbors. c. 1960s.

Box 3, Folder 5

Kiplinger Source: Taxes. c. 1965-1967.

Box 3, Folder 6

Vertical World: Correspondence, misc.. 1966-1967.

Box 3, Folder 7

Kiplinger: Correspondence, misc.. 1967.

Box 3, Folder 8

Kiplinger: Correspondence, misc.. 1966.

Box 3, Folder 9

The Kiplinger California Letter Issues. 1965-1967.

Box 3, Folder 10

Kiplinger: Assignments Completed, Correspondence. 1965-1966.

Box 3, Folder 11

Kiplinger Source: Population, outlook areas. 1965.

Box 3, Folder 12

Kiplinger Copy. 1967.

Box 3, Folder 13

Changing Times: The Kiplinger Magazine: Correspondence and clippings. 1966.

Box 4, Folder 1

Spartan: Contracts, correspondence. 1965.

Scope and Content

Regarding biography by Lois C. Philmus, The Wings of Genius: The John K Northrop Story
Box 4, Folder 2

The Kiplinger California Letter Issues. 1965-1967.

Box 4, Folder 3

Air Logistics Corp.: Rotor blade tracking story. 1967.

Box 4, Folder 4

General information regarding purchasing a new car. 1967.

Box 4, Folder 5

Vertical World: Features, clippings. c. 1960s.

Box 4, Folder 6

Vertical World: Columns. c. 1960s.

Box 4, Folder 8

Correspondence regarding Northrop Wings of Genius. c. 1960s.

Box 4, Folder 9

Aerospace: Reports, press releases. 1963-1965.

Box 4, Folder 10

Aerospace: Space program information. c. 1960s.

Box 4, Folder 11

CBC News Apollo mission coverage transcripts, notes. 1969.

Box 4, Folder 12

Report by William H. Reynolds, "Experience of Los Angeles Employers with Minority Group Employees.". 1967.

Box 4, Folder 13

The 23rd Orbit by Douglas Aircraft Corporation. c. 1963.