Scope and Content
Title: Clarence L. Johnson papers and addenda
Inclusive Dates: 1930-2001
Bulk Dates: 1930-1980
Collection Number: mssJohnson, Clarence papers
Johnson, Clarence L.
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Abstract: Collection of archival material related to aeronautical engineer Clarence L. Johnson.
Language of Material: The records are in English.
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[Identification of item], Clarence L. Johnson papers and addenda, The Huntington Library, San
Gift of John Horrigan, June 2011.
Gift of Lockheed Martin Corporation, August 2016.
Clarence (Kelly) L. Johnson (1910-1990) was an American aeronautical and systems engineer and the first team leader of the
Lockheed Skunk Works.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by form/genre and topic.
Scope and Content
Archival materials related to the personal life and engineering career of Clarence (Kelly) L. Johnson at Lockheed Aircraft
Corporation, consisting of correspondence, papers and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings and articles, speeches,
technical drawings, notebooks, and ephemera. Some specific subjects include: the Lockheed Corporation, the U-2 plane, and
The addenda are in Boxes 13 through 16. There are photographs of Clarence (Kelly) L. Johnson and Lockheed aircrafts. The subject
files primarily consist of printed matter related to awards received by Johnson and the Aerospace Writers Association (AWA)
32nd Annual Meeting and News Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937
Johnson, Clarence L. -- Archives
Jones, Thomas V., 1920-2014
LeVier, Tony, 1913-1998
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation -- History
Lockheed Advanced Development Company -- History
Lockheed Corporation -- History
Aeronautical engineers -- United States -- Archives
Aerospace industries -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Aircraft industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)
California -- History --20th century -- Sources
Letters (correspondence) -- United States -- 20th century