The Descriptive Finding Guide for the Russell William Thaw Personal Photo Collection SDASM.SC.20042
San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park
San Diego 92101
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
Title: Russell Thaw Personal Photo Collection
Identifier/Call Number: SDASM.SC.20042
Physical Description: 0.1 Cubic Feet 80 Photos
Date (inclusive): 1920-1950
Abstract: Russell Thaw was a test pilot for Curtiss during World War Two.
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
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The materials in this Collection were donated to the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Russell Thaw performed in movies with his mother as a child. Later, he became a racing pilot, participating in the Bendix Air Race. He also flew the Gee Bee R-2. During World War Two he was a test pilot for Curtiss.
80 black and white images.
Russell William Thaw bio file.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk