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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Biographical / Historical
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
    Title: Harry H. Haw Personal Papers
    source: Haw, Harry H.
    Identifier/Call Number: SDASM.SC.10065
    Physical Description: 0.22 Cubic Feet One 2.5”x10”x15.5” horizontal standing box
    Date (inclusive): 1894-1981
    Abstract: Harry Haw served the U.S. Army as a pilot in the 514th Observation Squadron from 1917 to about 1930, after which he became a civilian transport pilot before moving to San Diego, CA, and becoming a science teacher. This Collection relates to his life in aviation.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers by appointment.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item], [Filing Unit], [Series Title], [Subgroups], [Record Group Title and Number], [Repository “San Diego Air & Space Museum Library & Archives”]

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The materials in this collection were donated to the San Diego Air & Space Museum in 1983.

    Biographical / Historical

    First Lieutenant Harry H. Haw was born in 1894 in Wisconsin. Harry Haw served in the U.S. Army in the 514th Observation Squadron. He entered the U.S. Army in 1917 and became a First Lieutenant in 1930. He became a civilian Transport Pilot by 1930 and had logged 789 flying hours by 1934. He then moved to San Diego, California and went to College of the Pacific and received a Master’s Degree from Stanford. After college he got his first job as a general science and biology teacher at Point Loma High and later at La Jolla High. He then served a long career as an elementary school principal. He passed away in 1981.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection uses one 2.5”x10”x15.5” horizontal standing box. Pictures, military records, flight records, correspondence (military/personal), and a manuscript. File folders, archival paper, archival picture and page sleeves were used to protect fragile materials. Materials are arranged by type and in their groups, by date. The documents in the collection depict events in the military and flight careers of Harry H. Haw.

    Related Materials

    Harry Haw Log Book, Oct 1918 – Dec 1933, LB 151 (2 books).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Piper J-3 Cub
    Consolidated PT-1 Trusty
    Consolidated PT-3
    Curtiss JN-4 Jenny
    Haw, Harry H.
    United States. Army Reserve
    514th Observation Squadron
    Bowlus Sailplane Company