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Nelson (Doug) Aerospace Collection
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Description
Items owned by Doug Nelson, founder and former curator of the Air Force Flight Test Museum, including drafting drawings of aircraft, original patent documents from Douglas Aircraft Company, Air Force Flight Manuals, and copies of Douglas Airview and Flying magazines.
Background
Doug Nelson was founder and curator of the Air Force Flight Test Museum, located on Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley area of Southern California. After a career in the Air Force from 1964 to 1986, Nelson established the museum in the early 1990s. He remained involved until his retirement in 2007, and died in late 2020.
Extent
7.12 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize rolls)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.