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Morgan Glenn Norton papers, 1927-1949
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Morgan Glenn Norton papers
    Date (inclusive): 1927-1949
    Collection number: 1172
    Creator: Morgan Glenn Norton, 1893-1973.
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Morgan Glenn Norton was a Southern California based aviator and aircraft inspector who served as Supervisor of Final Inspection on aircrafts at Lockheed between ca. 1941-1945. The collection consists of papers relating to the operation of aircraft, including civil aeronautics manuals, flight logs, operating handbooks and manuals, correspondence, World War I era photographs (mostly of war-damaged buildings), blueprints, and notes.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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 Mrs. Ruth Norton, August 1976.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Morgan Glenn Norton papers (Collection 1172). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Morgan Glenn Norton was a Southern California based aviator and aircraft inspector. He held a Civil Aeronautics Administration A & E License, as well as a Commercial Pilot Certificate. He served as Supervisor of Final Inspection on aircrafts at Lockheed between ca. 1941-1945.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of papers relating to the operation of aircraft, including civil aeronautics manuals, flight logs, operating handbooks and manuals, correspondence, 10 World War I era photographs (mostly of war-damaged buildings), 2 blueprints, and notes.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Materials in this collection are organized into three boxes. The first box contains manuals for flight instructions and regulations. The second box holds Lockheed training material and flight logs. The third box contains personal papers, including a collection of WWI photographs, brochures, notes, letters, aircraft specifications and regulations, blueprints, and memoranda.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Norton, Morgan Glenn--Archives.
    Aeronautics.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuals (Handbooks)

    Items Removed from the Collection

    Three books related to the Santa Fe Railroad were removed and added to Collection 343, A Collection of Material about the History of the Santa Fe Railroad, 1850-1951  .