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Box 01

 

Folder 01 – Heron Report – Laboratory Expenditures with Paper fasteners

Physical Description: 1. Envelope holding three Brass Prong Paper Fasteners and Washers. 2. Folder that contained the expenditure documentation. 3. Thirteen pages of laboratory expenditures and a calculator paper with digits.
 

Folder 02 – Business Correspondence 1928-1933

Physical Description: 1. Forty-eight pages regarding the Anglo-American Oil Company Limited Correspondence, June, 1928 to December, 1931. 2. Two pages of letters regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corp. Correspondence, January 24, 1928. 3. Two recipe pages and a letter from John R. Cautley, March 28, 1929. 4. From: W.E. Gilmore, Brigadier General, Air Corps, Chief of Division, To: S. D. Heron, June 29, 1929. 5. Two half page letters to Chrysler Motors Engineering Department, August, 1929. 6. Nine pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corporation. 7. Three pages of correspondence associated with F.J. Hooven, August, 1933. 8. Five pages of correspondence regarding the War Department Air Corps Material Division, August 9, 1933, June 27, 1929, December 4, 1928, and November 30, 1928. 9. Two pages of correspondence regarding Mr. E.M. Clark at Standard Oil of N.J., September 26, 1933.
 

Folder 03 – Business Correspondence 1938-1953

Physical Description: 1. From: Arthur Nut, Vice President of Engineering at Wright Aeronautical Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, July 28, 1938. 2. From: Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, September 10, 1936. 3. From: S.D.H, To: Mr. Clarence Clawson, Material Division Wright Field, December 29, 1938. 4. From: Rod Banks, Air Ministry, To: S.D. Heron, May 7, 1940. 5. Three pages of correspondence regarding Wilcox-Rich Division of Eaton Manufacturing Co, April 17, May 29, 1940. 6. From: Karl Beaver, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, June 11, 1940. 7. From: Charles H. Chatfield, Assistant Secretary at United Aircraft Corporation, To: S. D. Heron, June 12, 1940. 8. From: S.D. Heron, To: Rod Banks, Squadron Leader, June 12, 1940. 9. Two pages of documentation regarding NACA Fuels and Lubricant Sub-committee, June, 1940. 10. From: Carl Breer, Chrysler Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, June 24, 1940. 11. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. V.B. Browne, Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, June 26, 1940. 12. From: S.D. Heron, To: Graham Edgar, August 3, 1940. 13. Notice from S.D. Heron to members of aeronautical research staff, December 17, 1941. 14. Memorandum to S.D. Heron to members of aeronautical research staff, December 22, 1941. 15. Two pages of correspondence regarding Universal Oil Products Company, January, 1943. 16. From: Arthur Nutt, Vice President of Engineering at Wright Aeronautical Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, February 8, 1944. 17. Letter to the editor of Automobile Engineer, sent with pseudonym Heronimus, March 7, 1944. 18. From: S.D. Heron, To: Prof. W.G. Whitman, Chemicals Bureau War Production Board, March 15, 1944. 19. From: S.D. Heron, To: Rod Banks, Ministry of Aircraft Production, April 25, 1944. 20. Two pages of correspondence regarding Commanding General of AAF Material Command Engineering Division, July 1944. 21. Three pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Corporation Aeronautical Research Department and associates of NACA Sub-committee on Aircraft fuels and Lubricants, October, 1944. 22. Two Pages of correspondence regarding War Department Army Air Forces Material Command, October, 1944. 23. Correspondence from S.D. Heron to Mr. Leroy A. Clark, Florez, Phillips and Cloak, handwritten letter, and a cartoon refuel instruction book, November, 1943, November, 1944. 24. Four pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Corporation Aeronautical Research Department, December, 1944. 25. From: S.D. Heron, To: Director of Air Technical Service Command at Wright Field, December 21, 1944. 26. Test Tube Baby #14 Triptane Poster, September 1, 1943. 27. Six pages of correspondence regarding Ensign Lee M. Pearson at the Navy Department, July 2, 1946. 28. Two pages of handwritten correspondence regarding Kerley GD Bragh, August, 1949. 29. From: C.H. Chatfield, Secretary at United Aircraft Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, March 23, 1950. 30. From: C.H. Chatfield, Secretary at United Aircraft Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, June 21, 1950. 31. Handwritten letter from S.D. Heron to RVK, August 5, 1950. 32. Handwritten letter from S.D. Heron to RVK. 33. Handwritten letter from S.D. Heron to RVK, August 31, 1950. 34. Two pages of correspondence, one from S.D. Heron to Mr. Hunt, one from Robert V. Kerley to S.D. Heron, March 21, March 29, 1951. 35. From: Boris Sokoloff, Assistant Manager of the Philharmonic-Symphonic Society of New York, To: MR. S.D. Heron, April 1, 1953. 36. Two pages of correspondence regarding Willys-Overland Motors Inc., one letter to R.V. Kerley, January, April, 1953. 37. From: S.D. Heron, To: Boris Sokoloff, Assistant Manager of the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, April 9, 1953. 38. From: J. Livingstone of the Gulf Oil Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, July 8, 1953. 39. From: Unknown, To: RVK, titled: WITCHCRAFT. 40. Sketch of the 1st successful Ceramic plug tested by Pond W, Per SDH, June 14, 1949.
 

Folder 04 – Business Correspondence 1954-1960

Physical Description: 1. From: Unknown, To: RVK, April 26, 1954. 2. From: Unknown, To: RVK. 3. From: Unknown, To: RVK, April 30, 1957. 4. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mrs. Woolfolk, September 17, 1954. 5. Two pages of handwritten letters to RVK from S.D.H., December 6, 1954. 6. Two pages of handwritten letters to RVK from unknown, April 14, 1955. 7. One half page from Arthur Daley of the New York Times, Three pages of correspondence regarding the New York Times, One newspaper article written by Arthur Daley June, July, 1955. 8. From: S.D. Heron, To: The Honorable John F. Kennedy, United States Senate, May 11, 1956. 9. Two pages of handwritten correspondence to RVK, a Logistics Booklet, May, 1957. 10. Two pages From: Harold E. Morehouse, To: S.D. Heron, July 14, 1957. 11. One letter from S.D. Heron to R.V. Kerley, Three page note on Titanium in production at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. 12. Two pages of correspondence regarding Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, August 16, 1957. 13. Three pages of handwritten correspondence from unknown to RVK and a newspaper article from Detroit Free Press, November, 1957. 14. Two pages of correspondence from Harold E. Morehouse to S.D. Heron, December 14, 1958. 15. Two pages of correspondence regarding The Garrett Corporation, December 18, 1958. 16. From: C.G.A. Rosen, To: Sam D. Heron, two pages of patent claims, February, 1959. 17. Four pages of correspondence regarding General Motors, small note to RVK, April, 1959. 18. Two pages of correspondence regarding FLIGHT, March, 1960. 19. Two pages of correspondence regarding The Motor Industry Research Association, April, 1960. 20. Three pages of correspondence regarding METAL PROGRESS, American Society for Metals, and a METAL PROGRESS magazine article, April, 1960. 21. One letter from S.D. Heron to C.H. Watkins, Three page letter from C.H. Watkins to S.D. Heron, and a newspaper clip, May, 1960. 22. Two pages of correspondence associated with Dr. J.B. Johnson, October, 1960. 23. Six pages of correspondence regarding MIT, October, 1960. 24. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. L.S. Hobbs, November, 1960.
 

Folder 05 – Business Correspondence 1961-1962

Physical Description: 1. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. L.S. Hobbs, January 13, 1961. 2. Two pages of correspondence associated with F.J. Hooven, March, 1961. 3. Two pages of correspondence from S.D. Heron to Lt. Gen. J.H. Doolittle (Ret.) at Space Technology Laboratories Inc., a one page preface, and letter from Doolittle to S.D. Heron, March, 1961. 4. Four pages of correspondence associated with Mr. L.S. Hobbs, April 4, 1961. 5. Two pages of correspondence associated with Lt. Gen. J.H. Doolittle (Ret.) at Space Technology Laboratories Inc., April 6, 1961. 6. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. L.S. Hobbs, April 14, 1961. 7. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. John R. MacGregor at the California Research Corporation, June, 1961. 8. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. John R. MacGregor, one page containing a chart on Aviation Gasoline Data, and a four page Appendix noting the requirements for Aviation Gasoline in U.S. Government Specifications, June, August, 1961. 9. Four pages of correspondence associated regarding the Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation, June, 1961. 10. Six pages of correspondence associated with Major George E.A. Hallet, July, 1961. 11. Seven pages of correspondence regarding the Garrett Corporation, June, July, 1961. 12. Three pages of correspondence regarding the Ricardo & Co., Engineer Ltd., July, 1961. 13. Two pages of correspondence from S.D. Heron to Lt. General J.H. Doolittle (Ret.) at Space Technology Labs, Inc., July 25, 1961. 14. From: J.H. Doolittle, To: General Carlyle H. Ridenour, USAF (Ret.), August 28, 1961. 15. From: Clyde Williams, Chariman of Clyde Williams Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, June 12, 1962.
 

Folder 06 – 1961-1962 Notes & Correspondence on “History of A/C Piston Engine”

Physical Description: 1. Book review reprinted from “Technology and Culture,” Vol. III, No. 2, pages 209-210 Spring, 1962. 2. Three pages for the distribution list: “History of the Aircraft Piston Engine” by S.D. Heron. 3. Three pages for the personal list of recipients for “History of the Aircraft Piston Engine.” 4. Five pages of lists of comments by critics. 5. From: Professor A H Gibson, To: S.D. Heron, August 24, 1961. 6. Two half-pages letter from Robert Fender, a World War I test pilot, to S.D. Heron, August 1, 1961. 7. Six pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, August, 1961. 8. Two pages of correspondence associated with Major George E. A. Hallet, August, 1961. 9. Two pages of correspondence associated with Brigadier General Carlyle H. Ridenour, Ret., August, 1961. 10. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, August, 1961. 11. From: Rob Banks, Air Commodore, Blackburn Engines Limited, To: S.D. Heron, September 28, 1961. 12. Two page correspondence from C.L. Goodacre and one page correspondence from R.N. Dorey, September, 1961. 13. From: Bob, To: S.D. Heron, September 28, 1961. 14. From: C.G.A. Rosen, To: S.D. Heron, October10, 1961. 15. From: F.A. Hiersch, Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, October 12, 1961. 16. From: unknown, To: S.D. Heron, November 3, 1961. 17. Envelope and letter, From: unknown, To: S.D. Heron, October 6, 1961. 18. Envelope and three page letter From: Ernest Bass, To: S.D. Heron, November 5, 1961. 19. Envelope and two page letter, From: Jack Batchelor, The Associated Octel Company Limited, To: S.D. Heron. 20. Envelope and four page letter, From: Daniel P. Barnard, IV, To: S.D. Heron, October 2, 1961. 21. From: “Tiny,” To: S.D. Heron, November 9, 1961. 22. From: Laurence P. Saunders, To: S.D. Heron, February 26, 1963. 23. Two pages of correspondence regarding the United Aircraft Corporation, November 6, 1961. 24. One page correspondence from Donald B. Brooks to S.D. Heron, two page brochure associated with Chadwick, March, 1963. 25. Three half pages of correspondence associated with C.L. Goodacre, September 27, 1961. 26. Two pages of correspondence regarding Blackburn Aircraft Limited, November 16, 1961. 27. Three pages of correspondence regarding the United States Naval Institute, November 7, 1961. 28. One page of correspondence from Professor A.L. London at Stanford University to Mr. Earl Bartholomew of Ethyl Corporation, three pages of discussion of heat transfer in diesel engines, October, 1961. 29. From: D. Adam Dickey, To: S.D. Heron, November 10, 1961. 30. From: T.L. Apjohn, Manager Additives Department at Mobil Chemical Company, To: Mr. Robert V. Kerley, September 13, 1961. 31. Five pages of correspondence regarding AiResearch Manufacturing Company of Arizona, a Division of the Garrett Corporation, November 9, 1961. 32. From: unknown, To: Julian J. Frey, November 3, 1961. 33. Four half pages of correspondence associated with C.L. Goodacre, November, 1961. 34. From: Max Bentele, Chief Scientist of Rotating Combustion Engines at the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Wright Aeronautical Division, To: S.D. Heron, November 28, 1961. 35. Three pages of correspondence associated with Brigadier General Carlyle H. Ridenour and General Doolittle, August, 1961. 36. Six Half-pages of the Preface of “History of the Aircraft Piston Engine,” by S.D. Heron. 37. Reprinted article from “Technology and Culture,” Vol. III, No. 2, Spring, 1962.
 

Folder 07 – Personal Correspondence

Physical Description: 1. Envelope with cursive, S.D. Heron, Personal and Confidential. 2. From: Irene Green (nee Harman), To: Sam, January 20, 1941. 3. From: Bessie Harman, To: Sam, date unknown, first page missing. 4. From: Betty Ryder, To: Sam, date unknown. 5. Envelope, Irene Harman, To: S. Heron. 6. From: unknown, To: Sam, February 8, 1941. 7. Envelope, Bessie Harman, To: S. Heron. 8. From: Bessie Harman, To: S. Heron, November 9, 1942. 9. Envelope for Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, Europe.
 

Folder 08 – Employment Records and Correspondence

Physical Description: 1. Discharge or Resignation from Mechanical Engineer Aircraft Power Plant, December 24, 1925. 2. Notice of Promotion from Mechanical Engineer Aircraft Power Plant to Principal Mechanical Engineer Aircraft Power Plant, October 28, 1929. 3. Three pages of correspondence from The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, and the Military Petroleum Advisory Board, Feb, March, 1948, January, 1952. 4. Three pages of correspondence regarding NACA, two pages regarding the NACA personal History Statement, and a list of names, December, 1953. 5. Letter from Mr. Donald A. Quarles, Assistant Secretary of Defense, three pages (including one very long page) of statement of personal history and employment. 6. Six pages of forms regarding the American Men of Science in cooperation with The National Research Council. 7. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Donald A. Quarles, Assistant Secretary of Defense, February, March, 1955.
 

Folder 09 – Stellite alloy-related correspondence 1928-1933

Physical Description: 1. Twenty pages of correspondence regarding the Wilcox-Rich Corporation, c. 1932, 1934. 2. Two pages of handwritten correspondence from S.D.H. to Robert Jardine, May 31, 1929. 3. Three pages of handwritten correspondence from S.D.H. to Robert Jardine, December 2, 1931. 4. From: S.D. Heron, To: R.L. Lerch at Haynes Stellite Co., November 22, 1933. 5. Fifteen pages of an Application of Stellite Facings to Gasoline Engine Valves and Valve Seat Inserts, November 20, 1933. 6. From: George Charlton, Metallurgist at the Wilxcox-Rich Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, November 6, 1933. 7. From: R.L. Lerch, General Sales Department at the Haynes Stellite Company, November 9, 1933. 8. From: George Calingaert, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, November 9, 1933. 9. From: George Charlton, Metallurgist at the Wilxcox-Rich Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, November 10, 1933. 10. From: R.L. Lerch, General Sales Department at the Haynes Stellite Company, November 10, 1933. 11. One telegram, one page day-letter from Heron to E.E. Levan at the Haynes Stellite Company, two pages of correspondence associated with R.L. Lerch in the Haynes Stellite Company, October, November, 1933. 12. Two pages of correspondence regarding Haynes Stellite Company, August 9, 1933. 13. Two pages of correspondence regarding Wilcox-Rich Corporation, September 25, 1933. 14. From: Robert Jardine, Engineer at the Wilcox-Rich Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, September 27, 1933. 15. From: George Charlton, Metallurgist at the Wilxcox-Rich Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, October 9, 1933. 16. From: George Charlton, Metallurgist at the Wilxcox-Rich Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, October 17, 1933. 17. Four pages of correspondence regarding Quinn Process, September 28, 1933. 18. Two pages of correspondence associated with Robert Jardine at the Wilcox-rich Corporation, July, 1932. 19. From: S.D.H, To: Mr. Robert Jardine, Rich Tool Company, June 20, 1930. 20. One page correspondence regarding Rolls-Royce Ltd., October 20, 1931. 21. From: Rich Tool Company, To: S.D. Heron, December 26, 1928. 22. Four page memorandum regarding Valve Seats and Spark Plug Bushings, with two drawings, August 16, 1928. 23. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Jardine, Rich Tool Company Division of the Wilcox-Rich Corporation, April 29, 1929. 24. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Robert Jardine, Rich Tool Company Division, Wilcox-Rich Corporation, July 15, 1930. 25. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Robert Jardine, Rich Tool Company Division, Wilcox-Rich Corporation, August 5, 1930. 26. Two pages regarding the scientific method of the application of stellite to the seats of valves and to the faces of valve seat inserts.
 

Folder 10 – Drafts Written by Heron

Physical Description: 1. Twelve pages draft written to the NACA Subcommittee on Aircraft Fuels, “Aromatic Amines in Aviation Gasoline,” and a graph, December 27, 1948. 2. Three page draft of S.D. Heron discussion the paper “Sleeve Bearing Materials, British Thought and Practice; How they Differ from American,” by W.H. Tait, 1946. 3. Three page draft written by S.D. Heron and B. Read, “Piston Cooling.” 4. Two page draft “The New Overhead Camshaft Willys Engine,” by A.C. Sampietro and K.G. Matthews, prepared discussion by S.D. Heron. 5. Three page draft on “The Status of United States in Aviation 1930-1940, United States vs. England, Germany, and Japan,” by S.D. Heron, May 5, 1938. 6. Thirty page draft on “Preignition and Spark Plugs,” by S.D. Heron, January 30, 1959.
 

Folder 11 – Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Physical Description: 1. Fifteen page magazine on High-Temperature Liquid Cooling by Gerhardt W. Frank, reprinted from S.A.E. Journal for October, 1929. 2. Four page magazine WING TIPS, issued in the interest of the personnel of AERL, NACA, specific article: Colonel Page Retires, November 16, 1945. 3. Two page Article called View From the White House by Graham White in Torque Meter, Vol. 1 #4, luminary about S.D. Heron, Fall, 2002. 4. New York Times article on General M’Mullen, 66, setting an Air Speed Mark, January 11, 1959. 5. Two newspaper articles glued to a page with handwriting, “Marquis Child – Reorganizing a la Truman.” 6. New York Times Article on the “Adventure Story Hero James Harold Doolittle,” November 27, c.1950s. 7. The Aeroplane newspaper mentioning the Debate in the House on the air services, May 2, 1917. 8. Interavia newspaper article “Crystal Gazing,” by F.R. Banks, 1959. 9. FLIGHT article “Aero Engines at Paris Show, 1919,” January 31, 1914. 10. Forty page booklet “Education – A Key to Defense!” accompanied by a letter from Lt. Colonel Charles H. Newkirk addressed to S.D. Heron, August 25, 1955.
 

Folder 12 – Letters from E.T. Jones, Val Cronstedt, Manly Medal, and Engineering School and Lt. Frank Klein

Physical Description: 1. One envelope and four letters (one small letter) associated with E.T. Jones, September, 1929. 2. One envelope and Fourteen pages associated with Val Cronstedt, including correspondence, notes on Engineering Organization, and one picture, 1951. 3. Envelope and seven pages of correspondence regarding the Manly Medal, 1929. 4. Two pages regarding the scientific method of Knock Testing of Fuels. 5. One page containing an outline of an Engineering School Lecture on Fuels and Lubricants, January, 1936. 6. Envelope and eighteen pages documenting Fuels and Lubricants, associated with Lt. Frank Klein, and documentation associated with Engineering School in Wright Field.
 

Folder 13 – Correspondence with Edgar Graham 1928-1955

Physical Description: 1. Two pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, January, 1928. 2. Five pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, December, 1932. 3. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, December 21, 1933. 4. Two pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, December, 1933. 5. Six pages of handwritten correspondence from unknown to Graham, December 23, 1933. 6. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, December 26, 1933. 7. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, January 2, 1934. 8. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, January 8, 1934. 9. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, January 29, 1934. 10. Three pages of correspondence regarding Ethyl Gasoline Corporation, September 10, 1936. 11. Four pages of handwritten correspondence from unknown to Graham. 12. Two copies of an article titled “Graham Edgar, Chemist of Parts,” March 2, 1955. 13. Three pages of Graham Edgar’s career biography, October 3, 1955. 14. Nine page booklet (with staples still in it) titled “Reprinted from The Science of Petroleum,” published by the Oxford University Press. 15. From: Graham Edgar, Ethyl Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, February 3, 1948.
 

Box 02

 

Folder 14 – Wright Brothers Related Documents 1954

Physical Description: 1. Four pages of correspondence associated with Frederick J. Hooven, March, 1954. 2. Two pages of correspondence associated with Frederick J. Hooven, March, 1954. 3. Six pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Marvin W. McFarland, editor at the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright Aeronautic Section, April, 1954. 4. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Marvin W. McFarland, editor at the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright Aeronautic Section, April, 1954. 5. Two pages of correspondence associated with Frederick J. Hooven, April, 1954. 6. From: Marvin W. McFarland, Head, Aeronautics Section, The Library of Congress, To: S.D. Heron, April 23, 1954. 7. Two pages of correspondence associated with D.P. Barnard, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, April 27, 1954. 8. From: S. Paul Jonhston, Director of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, To: S.D. Heron, June 9, 1954. 9. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. S. Paul Johnston, Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Inc., June, 1954. 10. From: S. Paul Jonhston, Director of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, To: S.D. Heron, June 14, 1954. 11. Nine page article titled “The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright,” edited by Marvin McFarland in the Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society, January, 1955. 12. Three page article titled “The Wrights’ Contemporary Papers,” in The Aeroplane, June 18, 1954. 13. From: Dan, To: S.D. Heron, Handwritten letter. 14. Six page article on “Aide in Aerodromics – How Charles Matthews Manly Worked at the One Aeronautical Engineering Job to be had in the United States in 1898,” by S. Paul Johnston, including a diagram of an engine.
 

Folder 15 – Harvard Correspondence (Schlaifer)

Physical Description: 1. Two telegrams to Robert Schlaifer from S.D. Heron, July 8, 1947. 2. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, June 26, 1947. 3. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, July 9, 1947. 4. Three pages of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, July, 1947. 5. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, July 28, 1947. 6. Six pages of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, August, 1947. 7. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, September 4, 1947. 8. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, September 8, 1947. 9. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, October 2, 1947. 10. Three pages of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, October, 1947. 11. Ten pages of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, November, 1947. 12. Three pages of typed and handwritten correspondence and one telegram associated with Robert Schlaifer, November, 1947. 13. Four pages of correspondence associated with Dr. Melvin T. Copeland, Director of Research at Harvard University, December 4, 1947. 14. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Robert Schlaifer, School of Business Administration, Harvard University, December 30, 1947. 15. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Robert Schlaifer, School of Business Administration, Harvard University, January 8, 1948. 16. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, January 9, 1947. 17. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, January 28, 1948. 18. From: S.D. Heron, To: Dr. A.H. Gibson, The University of Manchester, February 5, 1948. 19. One page of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, February, one page containing a “Largely Incorrect Outline of the First Portion of a History of Fuel Development,” 1948. 20. Two pages of correspondence associated with Robert Schlaifer, March, 1948. 21. Two pages of documents titled “The Study of the Development of Aircraft Engines,” published by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business Administration, March 23, 1948. 22. From: Robert Schlaifer, Research Fellow at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, To: S.D. Heron, March 25, 1948. 23. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Robert Schlaifer, School of Business Administration, Harvard University, March 30, 1948. 24. Five pages of handwritten correspondence regarding Harvard.
 

Folder 16 – Correspondence with Maurice Olley 1953-1961

Physical Description: 1. Photocopy of a newspaper article, “Maurice Olley – A personal tribue to an automobile engineer of genius.” 2. From: Maurice Olley, Chevrolet – Central office, Division of General Motors Corporation, To: S.D. Heron, June 5, 1953. 3. From: S.D. Heron, Tp: The Editor, ENGINEERING, March 20, 1959. 4. Six pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, April, 1960. 5. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, April, 1960. 6. Two pages of typed and handwritten correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, April, 1960. 7. Nine pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, July, 1960. 8. Five pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, August, 1960. 9. Nine pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, August, 1960. 10. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, October, 1960. 11. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, November, 1960. 12. Five pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, December, 1960. 13. Two pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, May, 1961. 14. Four pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, May, 1961. 15. Nine pages of correspondence associated with Mr. Maurice Olley, July, 1961.
 

Folder 17 - $1.00 Contract for Three Thousand Booklets on “Aviation Fuels and Their Effects on Engine Performance.”

Physical Description: 1. From: R.F. Wadsworth, Department of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, To: Mr. Robert V. Kerley, Letter highlighting contract. 2. One dollar silver certificate in the same archival protecting sheet with item #1. 3. One telegram, three pages of correspondence regarding the Department of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, November, 1951.
 

Folder 18 – Blueprint-Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and Engine Development Parts I & II

Physical Description: 1. Twenty pages of text titled “Advisory Committee for Aeronautics – Light Alloys Sub Committee – On the effect of enameling, on the heat transmission from cooling surfaces,” three pages of tracings, August, 1917. 2. Four pages of text titled “Engine Development Part I.” 3. Eleven pages of text titled “Engine Development Part II,” July 22, 1929.
 

Folder 19 – Full Blueprints

Physical Description: 1. C.C. Sampling Indicator, June 2, 1918. 2. Cylinder Barrel, June, 1918. 3. Cylinder Head, August 23, 1918. 4. Sodium Cooled Valve Waukesha Series 140 Engine, drawn by S.D.H, June 3, 1940.
 

Folder 20 – Naturalization Documents for U.S. Passport

Physical Description: 1. Two half pages, one envelope with a pin, receipts for transportation shipment, April 26, 1928. 2. S.D.H.’s R.M.S. “Victorian” Second Class U.S. Landing Card, December 19, 1920. 3. Certification that S.D.H. filed petition for Naturalization, June 25, 1940. 4. Handwritten Oath of Allegiance. 5. One page of correspondence to the U.S. Department of Labor, Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), two forms for the application for certificate of Arrival, March, 1937. 6. United States of America Declaration of Intention for S.D.H, lawfully permitted entry for residence in the United States on May 28, 1928. 7. Preliminary Form for Declaration of Intention to Become a Citizen, July 3, 1928. 8. Facts Necessary for Filling Petition for Citizenship. 9. Correspondence from J.K. Johnson, The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). 10. Half page correspondence From: W.A. Kiefer, District Director of Naturalization, To: S.D. Heron. 11. Two pages of correspondence associated with Dr. Graham Edgar, July, 1940. 12. From: unknown, To: S.D.H., January 23, 1934. 13. From: Bella , To: S.D.H., February 9, 1929. 14. From: Bella , To: S.D.H., April 30, 1929. 15. From: Bella , To: S.D.H., February 20, 1929. 16. Photocopy of S.D.H.’s certified entry of birth certificate. 17. Envelope from the Superintendent Registrar, 7, Saville Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1,addressed to S.D.H., April 5, 1955. 18. Marriage Solemnization certificate of Sam D. Heron’s father and mother with envelope, June 4, 1890. 19. Two Certificate of Birth documents of S.D.H., January 11, 1893. 20. Three red copies of the Certificate of Birth. 21. The City Studio Artistic Photographers Receipt. 22. Ethyl Corporation Envelope. 23. Torn out page from a daily planner, March of 1919, with a note on Wednesday, the 12th, “Mother died 7:40 P.M.”
 

Folder 21 – Miscellaneous Documents, Articles, & Correspondence

Physical Description: 1. Twenty pages of text titled “The Adventures of Little Alice,” 1934. 2. Hardcover folder and eighteen blueprint pages of text titled “The Adventures of Little Alice,” Wright Field Power Plant Lab. 3. Photocopy of magazine article titled “Carnot and Joule – Pioneers of Thermodynamics – Workers in the Nineteenth Century in France and Britain,” The Oil Engine and Gas Turbine, August, 1961. 4. Seven page lecture titled “The Impact of Engineering on Society,” by Sir Maurice Bowra, F.B.A., M.A, 1956. 5. Seven page address titled “The Presidential Address,” by Sir George H. Nelson, 1957. 6. Two pages of extracts from the writings of Mr. C.G. Grey in the “Aeroplane,” August, 1939. 7. Four documents regarding Army Air Forces Material Command’s report on Spark Plug and Exhaust Stack Deposits, October 23, 1944. 8. Eight page report containing a list of AR Reports (Formerly Aeronautical Research) by the Ethyl Corporation, June 12, 1953. 9. Article or letter about liquid metals by S.D. Heron, “ENGINEERING,” October 24, 1958. 10. Five copies of an emblem, labeled “Ex Libris S.D. Heron” on the shield, and text below the shield “Mens Sala Solatium Perpetvvm Est.” 11. Lloyds Bank Limited Coventry receipt, September 24, 1921. 12. Handwritten letter suggesting that S.D. Heron is a diligent worker and a good man, November 18, 1920. 13. Letter from James to S.D. Heron on the front of the letter, and on the back a handwritten letter from Jack to Sam, September 22 and 24, 1928. 14. Handwritten letter from Bella Heron to S.D. Heron, March 4, 1931. 15. Six page biography on George E.A. Hallet (Ret.), Early Curtiss Technician, Pilot, Engine Expert. 16. Six page document by Messrs Rolls Royce on “Pre-ignitions & ignition,” May 15, 1918. 17. Four page article titled “Production Problems,” by G.W. Vaughan, published by Wright Aeronautical Corporation in The Wright Engine Builder, May, 1929. 18. Same copy of the item #17. 19. Photograph of a portrait of Thomas Heron, 50x40 inches by George Romney, 17320-1802. 20. Cartoon drawing with best wishes from Rob Banks for the year 1946, December 12, 1945. 21. Sketch of a donkey and text that writes “A Donkey which has attended a conference.”
 

Folder 22 – Miscellaneous #2, Satire

Physical Description: 1. Key to Taurus Aurelius. 2. Addenda to “Tauraus Aurelius.” 3. Two page script of epilogue for the Taurus Aurelius of Veritarse by Frederick J. Hooven. 4. Same copy as item #3. 5. Two Taurus Aurelius of Veritarse booklets containing acts, scenes, and characters. 6. Paper containing a joke with a note on the top right of the page “RVK, Your Life.” 7. Four page character list for The Golden Bull, October 20, 1943. 8. Two page poem titled “Comments Relative to Gaseous Fuels in Aircraft,” by Lord Dunsany and Thomas Hardy. 9. Three page handwritten letter giving instructions to R.V. Kerley, from unknown. 10. Sketch/Drawing of nude male and female, titled Metallurgical Parlance, Fully Killed Heat. 11. Eight page document titled Description of Fuel Test Laboratory. 12. Poster – Sextones Petroleum, and small letter to Mr. A.M. Maxwell, from J.W. 13. “Ode to Lot Numbers,” Murphy’s Pig, December 11, 1944. 14. Letter from W.B. Plummer to Sam, September 24, 1945. 15. Joke about a judge on the bench. 16. Two page correspondence regarding FORTUNE, December 29, 1948. 17. Letter to a list of people from S.D. Heron, February 14, 1955. 18. Short paragraph of text mentioning octane scale and octane numbers in rating aviation fuels. 19. Correspondence from S.A.W. Thompson to S.D. Heron, and a missive from S.D. Heron, June 19, 1944. 20. Text titled “Ethyl Palpitate.” 21. Correspondence regarding United Aircraft Corp. 22. Two page Ode titled “An Ode, or an Oder to Alex the Taub.” 23. One page document mentioning a General Motors financial report. 24. Photocopied poem titled “Rejected.” 25. Paper titled “In the Court of Lord Justice Irving Duffy, Rex v. Hurley,” by S.D. Heron K.C. for the Crown. 26. Document titled “Amazing New Fuel,” January 21, 1955. 27. Short paragraph of text contributed by Mr. T.B. Rendel from Shell Oil Company. 28. Eight page report titled “A.R. 12A of the Scientific Papers of the Ethyl Gasoline Corporation,” containing a script. 29. One page document “about the author.” 30. One page document titled “Continens Debilitatus Resultum Est (A Slightly Nostalgic Ode),” by Anonymous. 31. Document containing the “Proposed Allocation of a position titled Direct of Personnel, Industrial, and Agrarian Priorities, GS-14.” 32. Four line poem about Sir Humphrey Davy. 33. From: S.D. Heron, To: Mr. Bell, Technical Advisory Panel on Ordnance, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, September 23, 1955. 34. Three pages of correspondence associated with Mrs. Graham Edgar, September 23, 1955. 35. Advertisement for “Shell” Motor spirit for Aeroplanes, and a title page “Flying Machines Practice & Design,” by Rankin Kennedy, 1909. 36. Partially rhyming poem by Anonymous about girls. 37. One page document titled “Told by the Wartime Controller of Foreign Currency in Canada.” 38. One page document from the Detroit Medical News, July 12, 1954. 39. Two page poem titled “Plain Language from Truthful James (Table Mountain, 1870). 40. One page document titled “How About You?” 41. One page poem titled “The Winged Ones,” by Odgen Nash. 42. Two page memo titled “An Airplane Manufacturer Buys Two Nuts.” 43. One page document titled “Five-Five-Five.” 44. One page document titled “Principles of Engineering Chemistry Exercise XII.” 45. One page document containing information about a Witchdoctor by S.D. Heron, December 17, 1946. 46. One page document about Ireland’s occupations and stature, including the seating arrangement at meals under the rule of Le Roi Hurley. 47. Small page with a bird smoking and lying down titled “The Marinated Heron.” 48. Small booklet titled “Mark Twain’s “1601,” Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors.” 49. One page joke titled “The Difference between a Diplomat and a Lady.” 50. One page joke titled “Proposed Site for Roosevelt’s Statue.” 51. Page with two cat sketches titled “Latest Model Cat Cracks Attempting to Work on Virgin Stock.” 52. Short motto. 53. One page document titled “Oath of Allegiance for the New Order.” 54. One page with a sketch of a lady using a teardrop containing gasoline over ethyl fluid. 55. Two page list titled “Vice President’s Glossary or Helpful Hints to The High Powered.” 56. One page document titled “Suggested Standard form for Explaining Errors in Preparing Estimates.” 57. Chain letter from Charles M. Cooley to “Friend,” from Mining Engineering, November, 1953. 58. Small excerpt from the Macon Daily Telegraph titled “The Physiological Effects of Whiskey,” April 3, 1862. 59. One page document containing two jokes, one about a bishop and an admiral, another about two boys and an Episcopal Rector. 60. One page document containing a joke about two doctors. 61. Three page list about home remedies for different ailments. 62. One page poem titled “Da Sonna Da Beech.” 63. One page joke about Pat and Mike. 64. One page satire titled “Revised Gettysburg Address.” 65. One page joke from the Journal of Metals, June, 1953. 66. Small card with a picture of a dog urinating on a sign, the card saying “And Peace on You too.” 67. One page with a small list of definitions.
 

Box 03

 

Folder 23 – Identification/Certification & Biographical Information

Physical Description: 1. Leather booklet cover for Certificate of Citizenship for the United States. 2. U.S. Civil Service Commission Fingerprint Chart for S.D. Heron. 3. S.D. Heron’s British Passport. 4. S.D. Heron’s British Passport for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 5. U.S. Civil Service Commission Form with a check attached for $444.44. 6. Three page United States Civil Service Commission Form. 7. Three pages of S.D. Heron’s Biography by Luke Hobbs, a Chief Engineer at Pratt &Whitney Aircraft, unpublished, July, 1968. 8. Two page biography titled “Sam Heron: The Power Behind the Spirit,” by Miles Todd. 9. Two copies of S.D. Heron’s obituaries from the Free Press and from The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News, July 11, October 31, 1963. 10. S.D. Heron Award menu and presentation handout and a news release, November 18, 1961. 11. S.D. Heron’s identification card for Ethyl Corporation. 12. Registration Certificate for the Selective Service Proclamation of the President of the United States, double sided. 13. S.D. Heron’s War Manpower Commission card. 14. Miniature check for $444.44 from the Treasury of the United States. 15. Newspaper clip of S.D. Heron’s Obituary, Free Press, July 11. 1963. 16. Newspaper article of S.D. Heron’s Obituary, The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News, October 31, 1963. 17. S.D. Heron’s certificate of Naturalization, September 30, 1940.
 

Folder 24 – Committee for Aeronautics Booklets 1918, 1919, 1923

Physical Description: 1. “Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Internal Combustion Engine Sub-Committee Reports, No. 24,” May, 1918. 2. “Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Internal Combustion Engine Sub-Committee Reports, No. 41,” January, 1919. 3. “Aeronautical Research Committee, Reports and Memoranda, No. 880.,” June, 1923.
 

Folder 25 – Engineering Booklets

Physical Description: 1. “The Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Proceedings,” See page 1045, November 30, 1923. 2. “The Institution of Automobile Engineers, The Air Cooling of Petrol Engines,” by A.H. Gibson, D.Sc., February, 1920. 3. “The Laws of Heat Transfer,” by H.M. Martin, March 24, 1924.
 

Folder 26 – Other Aeronautical Booklets

Physical Description: 1. “Tetra-Ethyl Lead Poisoning, Clinical Analysis of a Series of Nonfatal Cases,” by Robert A. Kehoe. 2. “Transactions of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Aero-Engine Efficiencies,” by A.H. Gibson D.Sc.
 

Folder 27 – Film Script “We Saw it Happen”

Physical Description: 1. Film Script of “We Saw it Happen,” 50th anniversary of Wright Brothers Flight, produced for UAC. Contains over 90 pages, including two telegrams.
 

Folder 28 – Lawsuit

Physical Description: 1. Lawsuit including cover binding: M.J. Schenk and R. Picard v. United Aircraft Corporation, Civil Action No. 150, July 24, 1940.
 

Folder 29 – Negatives

Physical Description: 1. 18 Small negatives and 2 full-page negatives.
 

Folder 30 – Photographs

Physical Description: 1. Sam D. Heron Portrait. 2. Sam D. Heron Portrait. 3. Sam D. Heron Portrait. 4. Sam D. Heron Portrait. 5. Unknown Couple. 6. Judith Elanor Anderson. 7. George Stewart Anderson. 8. Portrait of Sam D. Heron. 9. Jean Heron Anderson. 10. Unknown elderly woman. 11. Man in a gas mask welding. 12. Man in a gas mask welding. 13. Sam D. Heron with acquaintance. 14. Sam D. Heron. 15. Motor. 16. Unidentified Young Man. 17. Unidentified Young Woman. 18. Unidentified Boy. 19. Unidentified Boy. 20. Unidentified Man. 21. Sam D. Heron smoking, May 21, 1937. 22. Sam D. Heron Portrait. 23. Sam D. Heron Reading, September 9, 1944. 24. Sam D. Heron Smoking a Pipe, September 9, 1944. 25. Sam D. Heron Smoking a Pipe, September 9, 1944. 26. Sam D. Heron Smoking a Pipe, September 9, 1944. 27. Unidentified Elderly Woman. 28. Postcard of Young Woman. 29. Postcard of Mr. Laurence Irving in "The Unwritten Law." 30. Postcard of Mr. Laurence Irving in "The Unwritten Law." 31. Postcard of Mr. Laurence Irving, Mr. Vane, and Mr. Dalziel Heron in "The Unwritten Law." 32. Postcard of Mr. Laurence Irving and Mr. Dalziel Heron in "The Unwritten Law" 33. Dalziel Heron. 34. Emblem, c.1963. 35. Front cover of booklet with Dalziel Heron and Laurence Irving. 36. Col. Page, c.1940s. 37. Dr. Graham, Edgar. 38. Portrait of Heron's Father. 39. Piston from airplane engine after 30 seconds of preignition knock, June, 1944. 40. Piston from airplane engine after 30 seconds of preignition knock, June, 1944. 41. Heron and Symington, 1948. 42. Major C.W. Howard ("Jan"), c.1930. 43. Sam D. Heron Photograph. 44. Rod Banks, July, 1947.
 

Folder 31 – Bio Files (pictures) 02-H-00232-00239, and negatives

Physical Description: 1. Portrait of S.D. Heron addressed to Bob Kerley. 2. Certificate of the Manly Memorial Medal awarded to S.D. Heron, 1928. 3. Two photographs on one paper of the back and front of the coin. 4. Portrait of S.D. Heron. 5. Portrait of S.D. Heron smoking a pipe. 6. Photograph of S.D. Heron lighting a pipe. 7. Photograph of S.D. Heron. 8. Photograph of the back and front of a coin imprinted with S.D. Heron. 9. Four small negatives.