Northrop Grumman Corporation papers

Finding aid prepared by Brook Engebretson and Brooke M. Black
Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
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San Marino, California 91108
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Northrop Grumman Corporation papers
Inclusive Dates: 1911-2008
Collection Number: mssNorthrop
Creator: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Extent: 261 boxes
Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2191
Fax: (626) 449-3477
Email: reference@huntington.org
URL: http://www.huntington.org
Abstract: Northrop Grumman Corporation papers contains records and materials, including photographs, correspondence, newsletters, brochures, technical drawings, reports, papers, and published works dated chiefly from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Language of Material: The records are in English.

Administration Information

Access

The two first series of the collection are open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site .

Publication Rights

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 permission rests with the researcher.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Northrop Grumman Corporation papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Northrop Grumman Corporation, October 2011.

Biography

Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman.

Scope and Content

The Northrop Grumman Corporation papers document the history of Northrop Aircraft, Inc. and Northrop Corporation, as well as its products, employees, and founder, John Knudsen Northrop.
The collection is divided into two series: Corporate Archival Records and Aircraft Division Records. The bulk of the material is within the Archives Series, however as the Aircraft Division/Aircraft Group, specifically the Division Historian, Ira Chart, created the archives, the series are interrelated and contain related materials.
The collection is generally arranged by subjects and format of material within. Brochures, Reports, Manuals, Correspondence and Memoranda, etc. Organization largely dictated by types and organization of materials in collection.

Inventory

The following inventory was created by Brook Engebretson in 2015 and contains more detailed information regarding the contents of series and subseries. The series and subseries are listed, which match the current arrangement, and contain information on topics, subjects, and dates of the material. The box and folder numbers are not included in the document, however, but the series and subseries can be referenced with the contents list here for a general idea on where to locate the material within the collection.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following manner:
  • Series 1. Northrop Corporation Archives
    • Subseries 1. Audio and Visual, Box 1
    • Subseries 2. Blueprints and Technical Drawings, Boxes 2-13
    • Subseries 3. Clippings, Boxes 14-18
    • Subseries 4. Contracts and Subcontracts, Boxes 19-23
    • Subseries 5. Correspondence and Memoranda, Boxes 24-26
    • Subseries 6. Financial Records, Boxes 27-32
    • Subseries 7. Manuscript Files, Boxes 33-41
    • Subseries 8. Newsletters, Boxes 42-70
    • Subseries 9. Organization Charts, Box 71
    • Subseries 10. Patents, Boxes 72-73
    • Subseries 11. Publications, Boxes 74-82
    • Subseries 12. Reference Files, Boxes 83-223
  • Series 2. Aircraft Division Records
    • Subseries 1. Management Club, Boxes 224-229
    • Subseries 2. Public Affairs and Administration, Boxes 229-261
  • Series 3. Photographs and Negatives
    • This series is not processed and is not open.

Indexing Terms

Personal Names

Coleman, Ted, 1903-
Gasich, W. E. (Welko E.), 1922-
Jones, Thomas V., 1920-2014
Northrop, John Knudsen, 1895-1981
Stephens, Moye W., 1906-1995

Corporate Names

Douglas Aircraft Company
Northrop Corporation -- History
Northrop Grumman Corporation -- Archives

Subjects

Aeronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Aerospace engineering -- United States
Aerospace industries -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Drone aircraft -- United States -- History
Fighter planes
Jet planes, Military
B-2 bomber
F-5 (Jet fighter plane)
F-20 (Jet fighter plane)
Hornet (Jet fighter plane)
Northrop aircraft
Stealth aircraft
F-20 (Jet fighter plane)

Genre

Blueprints (reprographic copies) -- California
Brochures -- California
Business records -- California
Contracts -- California
Letters (correspondence) -- California
Memorandums -- California
Newsletters -- California
Photographs -- California
Reports -- California
Technical drawings -- California


Container List

 

Northrop Corporation Archives

Physical Description: Boxes 1-223
Box 1

Subseries 1: Audio-Visual

Box 2

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 3

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 4

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 5

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 6

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 7

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 8

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 9

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 10

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 11

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 12

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 13

Subseries 2: Blueprints and Technical Drawings

Box 14

Subseries 3: Clippings

Box 15

Subseries 3: Clippings

Box 16

Subseries 3: Clippings

Box 17

Subseries 3: Clippings

Box 18

Subseries 3: Clippings

Box 19

Subseries 4: Contracts and Subcontracts

Box 20

Subseries 4: Contracts and Subcontracts

Box 21

Subseries 4: Contracts and Subcontracts

Box 22

Subseries 4: Contracts and Subcontracts

Box 23

Subseries 4: Contracts and Subcontracts

Box 24

Subseries 5: Correspondence and Memoranda

Box 25

Subseries 5: Correspondence and Memoranda

Box 26

Subseries 5: Correspondence and Memoranda

Box 27

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 28

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 29

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 30

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 31

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 32

Subseries 6: Financial Records

Box 33

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 34

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 35

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 36

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 37

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 38

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 39

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 40

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 41

Subseries 7: Manuscript Files

Box 42

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 43

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 44

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 45

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 46

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 47

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 48

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 49

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 50

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 51

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 52

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 53

Subseries 8: Newsletters

Box 54

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 55

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 56

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 57

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 58

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 59

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 60

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 61

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 62

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 63

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 64

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 65

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 66

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 67

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 68

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 69

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 70

Subseries 8: Newsletters: Northrop News

Box 71

Subseries 9: Organization Charts

Box 72

Subseries 10: Patents

Box 73

Subseries 10: Patents

Box 74

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 75

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 76

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 77

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 78

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 79

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 80

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 81

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 82

Subseries 11: Publications

Box 83

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 84

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 85

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 86

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 87

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 88

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 89

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 90

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 91

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 92

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 93

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 94

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 95

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 96

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 97

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 98

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 99

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 100

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 101

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 102

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 103

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 104

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 105

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 106

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 107

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 108

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 109

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 110

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 111

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 112

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 113

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 114

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 115

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 116

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 117

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 118

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 119

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 120

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 121

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 122

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 123

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 124

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 125

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 126

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 127

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 128

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 129

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 130

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 131

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 132

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft: CLOSED

Box 133

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 134

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 135

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 136

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 137

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 138

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 139

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 140

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 141

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 142

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 143

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 144

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 145

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 146

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 147

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft: CLOSED

Box 148

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 149

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 150

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 151

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 152

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 153

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 154

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 155

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 156

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft

Box 157

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Aircraft/Components

Box 158

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Components/Corporate Competition

Box 159

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 160

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 161

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 162

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 163

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 164

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 165

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 166

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Corporate Competition

Box 167

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Air Shows

Box 168

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Air Shows/Drones

Box 169

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Drones

Box 170

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 171

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 172

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 173

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 174

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 175

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 176

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 177

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 178

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees

Box 179

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Employees/Missiles

Box 180

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Missiles

Box 181

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Missiles

Box 182

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Missiles: CLOSED

Box 183

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Missiles

Box 184

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Missiles/Divisions

Box 185

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 186

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 187

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 188

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 189

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 190

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 191

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 192

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 193

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions

Box 194

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Divisions/Facilities

Box 195

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Facilities

Box 196

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Facilities

Box 197

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Facilities

Box 198

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Facilities/General

Box 199

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 200

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 201

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 202

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 203

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 204

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General

Box 205

Subseries 12: Reference Files: General/Subsidiaries

Box 206

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subsidiaries/Subjects

Box 207

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 208

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 209

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 210

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 211

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 212

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 213

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 214

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 215

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 216

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 217

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 218

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 219

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 220

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 221

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 222

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

Box 223

Subseries 12: Reference Files: Subjects

 

Aircraft Division Records Series

Physical Description: Boxes 224-261
Box 224

Subseries 1: Management Club

Box 225

Subseries 1: Management Club

Box 226

Subseries 1: Management Club

Box 227

Subseries 1: Management Club

Box 228

Subseries 1: Management Club

Box 229

Subseries 1 & 2: Management Club/Public Affairs and Administration

Box 230

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 231

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 232

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 233

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 234

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 235

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 236

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 237

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 238

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 239

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 240

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 241

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 242

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 243

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 244

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 245

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 246

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 247

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 248

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 249

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 250

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 251

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 252

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 253

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 254

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 255

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 256

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 257

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 258

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 259

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 260

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration

Box 261

Subseries 2: Public Affairs and Administration