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Series I: Airline Corporations 1936-1990

Physical Description: 5 boxes
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials related to airline corporations. The bulk of the materials include annual reports, pamphlets, brochures, information packets, magazines, and newsletters from Northrop Airline Corporation, Consolidated Aircraft, Vultee Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft Company, Garrett Corporation, North American Aviation, United Aircraft Corporation, and others.

Arrangement

Organized into seven subseries:
  1. Northrop Corporation Papers
  2. Consolidated Aircraft, Vultee Aircraft, and Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Papers
  3. Douglas Aircraft Company Papers
  4. Garrett Corporation Papers
  5. North American Aviation Papers
  6. United Aircraft Corporation Papers
  7. Other Airline Corporation Papers
 

Subseries A: Northrop Airline Incorporated Papers 1944-1990

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to the Northrop Airline Corporation and includes: annual reports, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, and clippings and articles about Northrop Airline Corp and John K. Northrop. Also included are materials about Richard Millar, such as an obituary and transcript of an oral history interview with Millar.
box 1, folder 1

Annual Report 1944-1945 October 17, 1945

box 1, folder 2

Annual Report 1945-1946, Fiscal Year to July 31, 1946 1945-1946

box 1, folder 3

Pamphlet containing descriptions of Northrop airplane models entitled "Northrop Airplanes" circa 1945

box 1, folder 4

Article from Reader's Digest entitled "Jack Northrop and His Flying Wing" by Frank J. Taylor February 1947

box 1, folder 5

Address by John K. Northrop before the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, England entitled "The Development of All-Wing Aircraft" May 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 1, folder 6

Report to the President's Air Policy Commission entitled "The Remoteness of Unconvential Equipment" September 30, 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 1, folder 7

Annual Report 1947-1948, Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 1948 1947-1948

box 1, folder 8

Celestial Navigation of Guided Missiles, AAF Project MX 775, Report No. G.M. 510-511 April 1947, January 1948

box 1, folder 9

Pamphlet containing descriptions of Northrop airplane models entitled "Northrop Airplanes" circa 1947

box 1, folder 10

Full text of a lecture by John K. Northrop entitled "Aviation History- 1903-1960". Press Release No. 521 from the Library of Congress National Air Council Lecture Series November 3, 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 1, folder 11

Catalogs of the Northrop Aeronautical Institute 1948; 1953

box 1, folder 12

Souvenir issue of the Northrop News commemorating the 10th anniversary of the founding of Northrop Aircraft Inc. October 5, 1949

box 1, folder 13

Annual Report, Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 1949 1949

box 1, folder 14

Eight issues of Northrop News 1949, 1951-1953

box 1, folder 15

Brochure No. 20 entitled "USAF C-125 Raider" 1950

Language of Material: English.
box 1, folder 16

Prospectus August 8, 1951

box 1, folder 17

Annual Report. Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 1951 1951

box 1, folder 18

Informational packet regarding Northrop Aircraft, Inc. Includes information on the USAF-Northrop Scorpion- F-89, and acquisition of Radioplane Company circa 1952

box 1, folder 19

Annual Report: 1952 for the Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 1952 1952

box 1, folder 20

Annual Report, 1953 for the Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 1953 1953

box 1, folder 21

Los Angeles Times article entitled "John Northrop Presented Award for Brotherhood" June 25, 1954

Language of Material: English.
box 1, folder 22

Report to Shareholders for the Six Months Ended January 31, 1954 1954

box 1, folder 23

Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended July 31, 1954 1954

box 1, folder 24

Report to Shareholders for the Six Months Ended April 31, 1954 1954

box 1, folder 25

Report to Shareholders for the Six Months Ended January 31, 1955 1955

box 2, folder 1

Transcript of oral history interview conducted by John B. Rae of the Oral History Research Office with Richard Millar at Claremont Graduate School entitled "Richard Millar- A Career in Aircraft" 1963

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 2

Northrop Institute of Technology Alumni Journal, entitled "A Gathering of Giants" April 1968

box 2, folder 3

Brochure featuring descriptions and photographs of Northrop aircrafts entitled "Flying Through the Years" 1971

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 4

"The Flying Wings of Northrop" by Leo J. Kohn 1974

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 5

Northrop News, Development, and Photos circa 1974

box 2, folder 6

Annual Report, 1976 1976

box 2, folder 7

Northrop Corporation Annual Report 1977 1977

box 2, folder 8

"Aerophile" Vol. 1, Number 4 issue featuring an article entitled "Northrop's Flying Wing Bombers" (two copies) 1978

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 9

Photocopy of an article from "Airline Quarterly" entitled "The Northrop" 1978

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 10

Northrop Corporation Annual Report 1979

box 2, folder 11

"Northrop News: Aircraft Edition" April 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 12

"Talon Service News", Vol. 28 No. 2 Summer Quarter 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 13

Reprint from the "Daily Breeze" contain two articles regarding Northrop Corporation September 30, 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 14

Correspondence to Ward Dennis from J.W. McGuyrt regarding ejection seat projects January 24, 1980

box 2, folder 15

"Northrop Update" Vol. 5, Number 8 March 7, 1980

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 16

Program from the John K. Northrop testimonial dinner September 23, 1980

box 2, folder 17

Clippings from the Los Angeles Times regarding Northrop Corporation December 8, 1980

box 2, folder 18

Northrop Corporation calendar 1980

box 2, folder 19

Special commemorative Issue of "Nuance: A Shade of Difference" regarding John K. Northrop Winter 1981

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 20

Los Angeles Times issue featuring an obituary entitled "Aircraft Pioneer Jack Northrop Dies at Age 85" February 20, 1981

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 21

Second and third quarter reports 1982-1983

box 2, folder 22

Los Angeles Times obituary regarding the death of Richard Millar June 4, 1990

box 2, folder 23

Anniversary story for "Die Welt" entitled the "Legacy of Apollo by Dr. Thomas O. Paine"

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 24

Brochure entitled "Facts About Flying Wings, A Primer on All-Wing Aircraft". Two Copies.

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 25

Brochure entitled "The Northrop Pioneer"

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 26

Brochure entitled "The USAF C-125 Raider Assault and Arctic Rescue Transport"

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 27

Brochure entitled "Northrop"

Language of Material: English.
box 2, folder 28

Leaflet entitled "John Knudsen Northrop, 1895-1981: A Giant of the Golden Age of Aviation"

Language of Material: English.
 

Subseries B: Consolidated Aircraft, Vultee Aircraft, and Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation Papers 1936-1947

Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to Consolidated Aircraft, Vultee Aircraft, and Consolidated Vultee Aircraft and includes: reports regarding aircraft specifications and development, annual reports, pamphlets, and other material.
box 3, folder 1

Consolidated Aircraft Corporation Prospectus June 15, 1936

box 3, folder 2

Application for listing on the New York Stock Exchange entitled "Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Form A-10905" April 30, 1937

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 3

10 photographs of airplanes- Consolidated Aircraft Corporation 1940-1941

box 3, folder 4

Consolidated Aircraft Corporation-"Annual Report to the Stockholders, 1940" 1940-1941

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 5

Vultee Aircraft Inc.- Report entitled "Brief Specification No. 537 Vultee model VII-GB. Attack-Bomber Airplane" September 1, 1938

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 6

Proxy statement to the stockholders of Vultee Aircraft Inc. 1941

box 3, folder 7

Vultee Aircraft Inc.- Second Annual Report for the fiscal year ended November 30, 1941 1941

box 3, folder 8

Securities and Exchange Commission for Vultee Aircraft Inc.- "Registration statement under Securities Act of 1933" December 1941

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 9

Notice of special meeting of stockholders of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Borrowers agreement with Chase National Bank 1941, 1947

box 3, folder 10

Handbook of policies, standards of conduct, practice and procedures for employees of Vultee Aircraft Inc. entitled Get 'Em Into the Blue Revised March 1942

box 3, folder 11

Vultee Aircraft Inc.- Engineering and Development Department's Report No. 260-38 entitled "Analysis of the Messerschmitt ME-110 Airplane" 1942

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 12

Pamphlet entitled "Air Raid" prepared by the Plant Protection Department, Vultee Field Division

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 13

Copy of the testimony before the House of Naval Affairs Committee by Francis A. Callery, Vice President in charge of finance, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. entitled "Contract Renegotiation in the Aircraft Industry" June 22, 1943

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 14

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation- Report to the Stockholders for the fiscal year ended November 30, 1944 1944-1945

box 3, folder 15

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation- Annual Report to the Stockholders for the fiscal year ended November 30, 1945 November 30, 1945

box 3, folder 16

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation- Annual Report to the Stockholders for the fiscal year ended November 30, 1946 November 1946

box 3, folder 17

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation- Annual Report 1947 1947-1948

 

Subseries C: Douglas Aircraft Corporation Incorporated Papers 1937-1983

Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to Douglas Aircraft Company and includes: annual reports, press releases, pamphlets, event programs, brochures, and newsletters. Also includes information regarding Douglas Aircraft models.
box 3, folder 18

United's New Fleet of Mainliners built by Douglas- schedules for United bicoastal flight service effective January 1, 1937 circa 1937

box 3, folder 19

Press release regarding the Douglas DC-6 airliners March 1948

box 3, folder 20

Annual report, fiscal year 1948 1948-1949

box 3, folder 21

Program for 25th anniversary 'Silver Jubilee' event honoring the achievement of U.S. Army Airmen who first circled the earth by air in Douglas aircrafts 1949

box 3, folder 22

1950 Annual Report 1950

box 3, folder 23

Reprint of an article published in Aero Digest Magazine entitled "Douglas Skyraider" November 1951

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 24

two press releases regarding the Douglas C-118A and RB-66 aircrafts August 1952

box 3, folder 25

Pamphlet entitled "Douglas Through the Years" 1920-1952

Language of Material: English.
box 3, folder 26

press release regarding the Douglas DC-7 May 18, 1953

box 3, folder 27

press release containing biographical information about Donald Wills Douglas June 1, 1953

box 3, folder 28

"Aero Digest: The Douglas Skynight Story" circa 1950s

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 1

Program for Donald Wills Douglas' birthday celebration entitled "Around the World in 80 Years: An Evening with Donald Wills Douglas" 1972

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 2

Newsletter from the Donald Douglas Museum and Library Spring 1983

box 4, folder 3

Poster featuring different Douglas aircraft models entitled "Douglas Through the Years"

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 4

Report entitled "Design Features of the Douglas C-124 Transport by C.W. Davies, C-124 Project Engineer"

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 5

Leaflet regarding Douglas Co. aircrafts entitled "Transportation: 'Miracles' Don't Just Happen"

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 6

Press release regarding the Douglas R6D Liftmaster transport entering service for the Navy

box 4, folder 7

Brochure regarding the Douglas Dolphin twin engine Amphibion airplane

box 4, folder 8

Paper entitled "Biographical Facts- Edward H. Heinemann, Chief Engineer, Douglas Aircraft Company Inc."

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 9

Report entitled "Development of the Douglas Transport"

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 10

Illustrations and descriptions of different Douglas aircraft models

 

Subseries D: Garrett Corporation Papers 1953-1955

Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to Garrett Corporation (now referred to as, Garrett AiResearch) and includes: annual reports, press releases, newsletters, and magazines published by the Garrett Corporation.
box 4, folder 11

Annual Report, 1953 1953

box 4, folder 12

Magazine entitled "New Frontiers, 50th Anniversary of Powered Flight" Autumn 1953

box 4, folder 13

Garrett Corporation magazine entitled "New Frontiers" Fall 1954

box 4, folder 14

Garrett Corporation newsletter entitled "AiReporter" July 1953-April 1954

box 4, folder 15

Garrett Corporation newsletter entitled "AiReporter" May 1954-March 1955

box 4, folder 16

Press releases June 1953-July 1954

box 4, folder 17

Press releases July 1954-May 1955

 

Subseries E: North American Aviation Papers 1941-1952

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to North American Aviation and includes: annual reports, brochures and other material.
box 4, folder 18

Annual Report to Stockholders 1941

box 4, folder 19

Annual Report 1942

box 4, folder 20

Revised Annual Report 1942 July 27, 1943

box 4, folder 21

Annual Report 1943 1943-1944

box 4, folder 22

Annual Report 1944 1944-1945

box 4, folder 23

Annual Report 1945 1945-1946

box 4, folder 24

Annual Report 1946 1946-1947

box 5, folder 1

Annual Report 1947 1947

box 5, folder 2

Annual Report 1948 1947-1948

box 5, folder 3

Annual Report 1949 1948-1949

box 5, folder 4

Report entitled "The North American Aviation Supersonic Wind Tunnel" by O.W. Boden. Includes photographs March 7, 1949

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 5

Annual Report 1950 1949-1950

box 5, folder 6

Brochure distributed to visitors who viewed North American Aviation Inc.during the Open House observance of Armed Forces Day entitled "This is….North American Aviation" 1950

box 5, folder 7

24th Annual Report 1951 1951

box 5, folder 8

25th Annual Report 1952 1952

box 5, folder 9

An address by J.H. Kindelberger, Chairman of the Board North American Aviation, Inc. before the Economic Club of Detroit entitled The Race for Air Supremacy May 12, 1952

box 5, folder 10

Brochure entitled "Aviation Center of the West" circa 1952

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 11

Brochure entitled "Engineering Opportunities"

Language of Material: English.
 

Subseries F: United Aircraft Corporation Papers 1942-1965

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers pertaining to United Aircraft Corporation and includes: pictorial reports, brochures and magazines published by United Aircraft Corporation.
box 5, folder 12

Brochure entitled "Our Part in the War" March 1, 1942

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 13

Pictorial Report 1949

box 5, folder 14

Pictorial Report 1950

box 5, folder 15

Magazine entitled "The Bee-Hive" featuring articles on the Wright Brothers January 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 16

Twentieth Annual Report to Stockholders, December 31, 1953 1953

box 5, folder 17

Pictorial Report entitled "The Growing Boom in Air Freight" 1965

Language of Material: English.
 

Subseries G: Other Airline Corporation Papers 1953-1976

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains papers of other airline corporations not included in other subseries, such as American Airlines Incorporated, Bell Aircraft Corporation, Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation, Pan American Airlines, Transworld Airlines, and Western Airlines. Includes annual reports, brochures, press releases, newsletters, and other material. Arranged alphabetically by airline.
box 5, folder 18

American Airlines Inc.- Comic entitled "Flight" regarding the growth and progress of the aviation industry during the first fifty years of its existence March 17, 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 19

The Aviation Corporation and Associated Companies- Annual Report 1942

box 5, folder 20

"Canon on Wings" How Airacobras Are Built" by O.L. Woodson. Reprinted from "American Machinist", November 12, 1941. Written by O.L. Woodson Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Bell Aircraft Corporation November 12, 1941

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 21

Bell Aircraft Corporation- Annual Report 1948 1948-1949

box 5, folder 22

China National Aviation Corporation Newsletter entitled Cannon Ball August 1, 1980

box 5, folder 23

Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation brochure reprinted from Pegasus entitled "Prelude to Kitty Hawk" by Walter T. Bonney 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 24

Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation brochure reprinted from "Pegasus" entitled "The Airborne Story". Two copies. July, August, 1954

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 25

Lockheed Aircraft Corporation- Tenth Annual Report of the President December 31, 1941

box 5, folder 26

Lockheed Aircraft Corporation- Brochure entitled "The Lockheed Story: Aviation's Golden Years" December 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 27

Marquardt Aircraft Company- Press Releases and Announcements May 1954-May 1955

box 5, folder 28

Pan American Airways System- routes of the flying clipper ships circa 1936

box 5, folder 29

Pan American World Airways- Newsletter entitled "Pan American World Airways Teacher", Vol. 10, No. 2 November 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 30

Republic Aviation Corporation- Annual Report for 1948 1948-1949

box 5, folder 31

Trans World Airlines- "TWA Ambassador, The Trans World Magazine", Vol. 9, No. 7 featuring an article entitled "The Odyssey of NC11Y". Two copies. July 1976

Language of Material: English.
box 5, folder 32

Trans World Airlines- advertisement for transcontinental flights

box 5, folder 33

Western Air Lines- Annual Report 1949 1949-1950

box 5, folder 34

Western Air Lines- Annual Report 1950 1950-1951

 

Series II: Magazine Articles, Clippings, and Reprints Regarding Aviation 1804-1983

Physical Description: 3.5 boxes
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains articles, clippings, and reprints, from magazines, newspapers, and periodicals regarding aviation. Includes information about early aerial navigation, ballooning, aeronautics, aerial voyage by balloon, airships, and flying machines, as well as information about modern aviation.
box 6, folder 1

Excerpts from "Philosophical Magazine", Vol. 19, No. 76 and Vol. 20, No. 77 regarding aerial navigation September-October 1804

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 2

Articled entitled "Art of Flying" from "Mechanics' Magazine", Vol. VII, No. 184 March 3, 1827

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 3

Reprint entitled "New System of Areostation" from "Mechanics' Magazine", Vol. XI, No. 298 1829

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 4

Article from the "New York Mirror" entitled "Aerial Voyagers" edited by George P. Morris, Theodore S. Fay, and Nathaniel P. Willis September 5, 1835

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 5

Article from "American Annual Cyclopaedia" entitled "Ballooning" regarding aerial voyage by balloon 1862

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 6

Article from "Chambers Journal" entitled "Ballooning, As It Hoped to Be" October 13, 1886

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 7

Article from Encyclopedia Britannica entitled "Aeronautics" regarding an abridged account of aeronautics from early attempts of the Greek and Romans 1875

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 8

Part one of "Frank Reade Library", Vol. II, No. 44 entitled "Frank Reade Jr., and His Queen Clipper of the Clouds" October 5, 1892

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 9

Excerpt from "Cosmopolitan Magazine" regarding aerial navigation with an emphasis on ballooning entitled "The Aeroplane" by Hiram S. Maxim 1892

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 10

Article from Century Magazine entitled "My First and Last Balloon Ascension" by Robert V.V. Sewell April 1894

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 11

Excerpt from Cosmopolitan Magazine regarding air travel with an emphasis on flying apparatus entitled "The Coming Race" by John Brisben Walker July 1896

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 12

"Miscellaneous Contributions to the Smithsonian Institute Report for 1900". Includes articles entitled "Progress of Aeronautics" by J. Janssen, "Lord Rayleigh on Flight", "The Langley Aerodrome", "The Zeppelin Air Ship", and "The Use of Kites to Obtain Meteorological Observations" 1900

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 13

"Smithsonian Institute Report" article entitled "Santos-Dumont Circling the Eiffel Tower in an Air Ship" regarding air ship travel along the Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France. Reprinted from "Everybody's Magazine", Philadelphia, November 1901. 1901

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 14

Brief excerpt from "Chambers' Journal" entitled "Flying-machines regarding aeronautics with an emphasis on ballooning" 1902

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 15

"Chambers' Journal" article entitled "The Problem of Flight" regarding aeronautics and flying machines in relation to birds 1902

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 16

"Smithsonian Institute Report" article entitled "Experiments with the Langley Aerodrome" by S.P. Langley regarding experiments conducted by the Smithsonian Institution involving an aerodrome. Report also includes an article entitled "Relation of Wing Surface to Weight" by R. Von Lendenfeld. November 20, 1904

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 17

"Appleton's Booklovers Magazine" article entitled "Navigating the Air: A Review of Recent Aeronautic Progress" by Frank H. Taylor February 1905

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 18

"Appleton's Booklovers Magazine" article entitled "he Unsolved Problem of Mechanical Flight" by George Calvert. 1906

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 19

"Chamber's Journal" article entitled "A Balloonist's Records" containing information regarding a book entitled "Five Thousand Miles in a Balloon" by Mr. R. Hedges Butler 1907

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 20

"Chamber's Journal" article entitled "A Balloon Trip from the Crystal Palace" 1907

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 21

"Chamber's Journal" article about the Wright brothers and their experimentations involving a duplex aeroplane entitled "The Birth of the Flying-Machine" 1907

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 22

"Military Ballooning". Descriptions of different types of vessels used for air-travel with a focus on definitions and fundamental principles within aeronautics from "Signal Corps Bulletin", No. 9. April 22, 1908

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 23

Aviation Number Issue of "Out West Magazine" January 1910

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 24

Smithsonian Institute Report entitled "Recent Progress in Aviation" by Octave Chanute. Reprinted from the "Journal of the Western Society of Engineers". Includes a chronology of memorable flights in modern aeroplanes. April 1910

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 25

"The Navy" Vol. V, No. 1 featuring an article entitled "Instruction in Aviation for Naval Officers". Contains recommendation of Capt. Chambers on development of aircrafts for naval purposes January 1911

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 26

"The Exchange", Vol. XI, No. 12. Contains picture of plane given to Germany and named Ru-ber-oid October 1912

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 27

A 36 page excerpt from the "Encyclopaedia of Sport and Games, Sportsman Edition". Includes colored photo plate of Louis Bleriot crossing the English Channel on July 25, 1909 1912

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 28

"The Army Review" article entitled "Military Aviation" by Major F.H. Sykes. A Paper read before the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain July 1913

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 29

"Scribner's Magazine" article entitled "Aerial Fox and Geese" by James F.J. Archibald regarding a game played by the Austrian balloon corps with automobiles in pursuit November 1914

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 30

"Literary Digest" article entitled "Harry Hawker, The Britisher who Took Chances Like a Yank" June 7, 1919

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 31

Four articles from The Literary Digest entitled "Over the Atlantic at one Leap", "Speeches from the Air", "New Instruments for Ocean Flight", and "Climbing out of an Airplane" June 28, 1919

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 32

Brief summary of an article entitled "Wind Charts for Aviators" by MM. J. Rouch in "Scottish Geographical Magazine" July 1919

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 33

"Popular Mechanics" article entitled "Perils Faced in Around -World Flight: Army Fliers to Cross Twenty-Two Countries in Journey that will Cover Thirty-Nine Thousand Miles" [May 1924]

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 34

"National Geographic Magazine" Vol. XLVI, No. 1. Contains an article entitled, "The Non-stop Flight Across America" as well as other articles on air travel. Includes photographs of the first transcontinental flight. July 1924

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 35

Article entitled "What Good was the World Flight?" In the Literary Digest December 20, 1924

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 36

Article from "Scientific American" entitled "The Tragedy of the "Shenandoah": The Wrecking of This Superb and Well-tried Ship by a Furious Thunderstorm" by J. Bernard Walker November 1925

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 37

Monthly column in "Scientific American" entitled "Learning to Use Our Wings" conducted by Alexander Klemin. Column includes information regarding the facts and news about airships and airplanes. November 1925

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 38

Monthly column in "Scientific American" entitled "Learning to Use Our Wings" conducted by Alexander Klemin. Column includes information regarding the facts and news about airships and airplanes. December 1925

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 39

Article from "National Geographic Magazine" Vol. XLIX, No. 1 entitled "On the Trail Of the Air Mail" by J. Parker Van Zandt January 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 40

Article from "St. Nicholas" entitled "Cross-Country by Air" by A.M. Jacobs March 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 41

Two articles from "Popular Mechanics" entitled "Flyers to Conquer Frozen North", and "Flying Cargoes" April 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 42

Article from "World's Work" entitled "America Takes the Lead in Aviation: New Plans Here Will Recapture Our Supremacy" by Howard Mingos April 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 43

Article from "The Independent" Vol. 116, No. 3966 entitled "Big Business in the Air" by Burt M. McConnell April 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 44

Articles from "National Geographic Magazine" entitled "Flying over Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine" by P.R.C. Groves and J.R. McCrindle, "The first Flight to the North Pole" by R.E. Byrd, and "Commander Byrd receives the Hubbard gold Medal" June 5, 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 45

Monthly column in "Scientific American" entitled "Learning to Use Our Wings" conducted by Alexander Klemin. Column includes information regarding the facts and news about airships and airplanes. December 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 6, folder 46

Article from the "Living Age" entitled "Shot Down by the British: A Zeppelin Officer's Story" by Otto Mieth. Article describing the last operational flight of L-48. 1926

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 1

Article from "Popular Mechanics" entitled "Racing Death in Icy Clouds" [February 1927]

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 2

Article from "Saturday Evening Post" entitled "And Then I Jumped by Charles A. Lindbergh" July 23, 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 3

Article from "The World's Work" entitled "What Aviation Needs" August 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 4

Article from "The World's Work" entitled "The perils of Flying the Night Air Mail: The Story of the Heroic School That Trained Lindbergh" by Howard Mingos August 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 5

Article from "The World's Work" entitled "Roald Amundsen's "Inside Story" of the Rows Aboard the Norge: The Explorer Complains that Nobile Nearly Wrecked the Airship over the Arctic, but Tried to Seize the Honors" August 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 6

Article from "The World's Work" entitled "The Making of an Air Pilot: The Unforgettable Thrills of the First Solo Flight" by Charles A. Lindbergh [September 1927]

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 7

"Lindbergh tells future of Aviation", and other articles regarding aviation from "Popular Mechanics" Vol. 49, No. 1 November 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 8

Article from "The Saturday Evening Post" entitled "Air-Traveled Germany" November 19, 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 9

Article from "National Geographic" entitled "President Coolidge Bestows Lindbergh Award" January 1928

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 10

"Dummy Flyers Help Make Air Safe", and other articles regarding aviation from "Popular Mechanics" Vol. 49, No. 1 January 1928

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 11

Article from "National Geographic", Vol. LIII, No. 1 entitled "Seeing America With Lindbergh: The Record of a Tour of More Than 20,000 Miles by Airplane Through Forty-eight States on Schedule Time" by Lieutenant Donald E. Keyhoe January 1928

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 12

two articles regarding aviation taken from the 'leading articles' section of an unknown publication [March 1928]

box 7, folder 13

Article from "National Geographic", Vol. LIII, No. 5 entitled "To Bogota and Back by Air: The Narrative of a 9,500 Mile Flight from Washington, Over Thirteen Latin-American Countries and Return, in the Single-Seater Airplane "Spirit of St. Louis" by Col. Charles A. Lindbergh May 1928

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 14

Excerpt from "Popular Science Monthly" Vol. 114, No.1 featuring an article about Wilbur and Orville Wright entitled, "The Real Fathers of Flight" by John R. McMahon January 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 15

Excerpt from "Popular Science Monthly" Vol. 114 No. 3 featuring an article entitled "I Am Learning to Be a Flyer" by Larry Brent March 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 16

"Building the First Winged Dirigible- Autogiros for America- New Devices for Speed and Safety" and other short articles about aviation from the May 1929 issue of "Popular Science Monthly" May 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 17

Articles from a featured section in "Popular Science Monthly" entitled "What is Ahead in Aviation" June 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 18

Article in "Popular Science Monthly" entitled "American Aviation Doubles in a Year- Catapults for Airports- Great Flights and New Inventions" June 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 19

Article in "Popular Science Monthly" entitled "Longest Airway Links Americas" by Alden Armagnac June 1929

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 20

"Air Commerce Bulletin", Vol. 1, No.1 and Vol. 2, No. 5 July 1929; September 1930

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 21

Article entitled "Aeronautics of Bird Flight" by Sterling Bunnell from the Vol. XXXII, No. 6 issue of "The Condor", a bi-monthly magazine of Western Ornithology published by The Cooper Ornithological Club. November-December 1930

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 22

"National Geographic Magazine" Vol. LXIII, No. 5 featuring an article entitled "Flying" by Gilbert Grosvenor May 1933

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 23

"Geographical Journal" article entitled "The Mackay Aerial Survey Expedition, Central Australia, May-June 1930 by Donald MacKay. Includes a map of Australia detailing the work of the Mackay Aerial Survey Expedition of 1930, and the Terry Expeditions of 1932 and 1933" December 1934

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 24

"Arming in the Air"- excerpts from articles in the Daily Mail 1933-1936 regarding aerial re-arming. August 19, 1936

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 25

"Flying Manual No. 6", Fawcett Publications. circa 1936

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 26

"Punch or the London Charivari", Special Flying Number, Vol. CXCVIII, No. 5158 February 7, 1940

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 27

Page from "Western Flying" magazine dedicated to airline news entitled "Western Flying's News of the Airlines" February 1940

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 28

"Supplement to Fortune Magazine" entitled "The War Industries Board, 1917-18" by James L. Tyson September 1940

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 29

"National Geographic Magazine" Vol.LXXXII, No. 1 featuring an article entitled "The New Queen of the Seas" by Melville Bell Grosvenor July 1942

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 30

Bulletin entitled "Financial Position of the Aircraft Industry" Vol. XXX, No. 3. Business Research Studies Number 28 by Lynn Bollinger and Tom Lilley. Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration October 1943

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 31

"U.S. Air Services Magazine- feature aeronautical magazine commercial and military", devoted to the Development of Aeronautics, Civil and Military in the United States December 1943

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 32

Article from "Harper's Magazine", Vol. 188. No. 1124 entitled "The Future of International Airways" by Blair Bolles January 1944

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 33

"Hospital Corps Quarterly", Aviation Medicine Number, Vol. 18, No. 5. Supplement to the "U.S. Naval Medical Bulletin". May 1945

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 34

"Preserving American Air Power" by Lynn L. Bollinger, Tom Lilley, and Albert E. Lombard Jr. Reprinted from "Harvard Business Review" Spring 1945

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 35

Article from "Scientific American" entitled "Since Man took Wings" by Alexander Klemin June 1945

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 36

Article from "U.S. News" entitled "Air Power and the Future: General Arnold's Views on Our Security Needs" November 30, 1945

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 37

Article from "Popular Mechanics" entitled "What happened to the Shenandoah? Navy Still Believes in Usefulness of Lighter- Than- Air- Craft and will Continue Experiments to Develop Them" [November 1945]

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 38

"The American Mercury" issue featuring an article entitled "Navies are Finished" by Major Alexander P. de Seversky February 1946

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 39

"National Geographic Magazine" Vol. LXXXIX, No. 2 featuring an article entitled, "Air Power for Peace" by General of the Army H.H. Arnold February 1946 February 1946

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 40

Special Supplement of the "Continental Daily Mail" entitled "France's First Post-War Air Show" November 20, 1946

Language of Material: English.
box 7, folder 41

"When the Aeroplane First Saluted Liberty". Reproduction from "Esquire magazine" of an illustration by Harper Goff depicting Wilbur Wright's flight around the Statue of Liberty on Sept. 29, 1909 1946

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 1

"World Aviation Statistics" by Stuart A. Rice and C. Darwin Stolzenbach. Reprinted from "Air Affairs, An International Journal", Vol. 1, No. 3 March 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 2

Article from "New York Herald Tribune" entitled "Lindbergh 1927 Hop Compared with an Ocean Flight of 1947" by Robert L. Moora May 18, 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 3

"Air Industrial Preparedness" by H.H. Rosenheim. Reprinted from "Plane Facts, the Technical Magazine of Military Aviation" June 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 4

Issue of "Daily News" featuring an article entitled, "Jet Monster Flies, Escort Crashes regarding Nothrop's P-61 bomber's maiden voyage in Hawthorne, CA." October 21, 1947

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 5

Two brief articles from "Popular Mechanics" entitled, "Three Hundred Miles an Hour Planes Carry Ballast", and "Airplane to Fly Straight Up Third of a Mile a Minute" January 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 6

Article from March 1948 issue of "Fortune Magazine" entitled "The Wildest Blue Yonder Yet". Folder includes correspondence from Bart Hydorn, Advertising Director at Fortune Magazine to Mr. Millar March 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 7

Articles regarding aviation from "Collier's" December 25, 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 8

Clippings regarding the B-36, YB-35, and YB-49 aircrafts 1949

box 8, folder 9

"Flying Magazine" featuring an article entitled "The True Story of Pearl Harbor" January 1949

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 10

"U.S. News and World Report" Vol. 27, No. 1 featuring an article entitled "B-36: Superplane or 'Sitting Duck'" July 1, 1949

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 11

"Panorama of Flight, Aviation History in Paintings" by Charles Hubbell 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 12

"Westways" Vol. 53, Number 10 featuring an article entitled "His Head Was in the Clouds" October 1961

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 13

"Los Angeles Times" obituary entitled "Jean Piccard Stratosphere Pioneer, Dies" January 29, 1963

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 14

17th annual Air Force almanac entitled "Air Force and Space Digest" September 1967

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 15

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity publication, "The Shield", Vol. 88, No. 1 Fall 1967

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 16

American Fighter Pilots Association publication, "The Rendezvous" featuring a brief article on the Heinkel HE-162A World War II Volksjaeger aircraft June 1971

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 17

Hughes Aircraft Company publication, "Vectors", Vol. XIV Fall 1972

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 18

"Aviation Publications News", Vol. XIV, No. 1 Summer 1975

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 19

Article from "Los Angeles Times" entitled "Centinela South Bay", B Part VII featuring photographs of a model of Northrop's B-35 bomber July 29, 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 20

"Aerospace Historian", Vol. 23 No. 4 Winter/December 1976

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 21

"Case and Comment" Vol. 82, No. 4 featuring an article entitled "From Roosevelt Field to Tenerife" by Stuart M. Speiser July-August 1977

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 22

November 1978 issue of "Life Magazine" featuring an article entitled "75 Years of Flight: Planes, Pilots and Drama in The Air" November 1978

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 23

Issue of "OMNI" featuring an article entitled "Wings: The Ecstasy of Flight" December 1978

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 24

Article from "Scientific American" entitled "The Origins of the First Powered, Man-carrying Airplane" by F.E.C. Culick July 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 25

"National Geographic Magazine" article entitled "Winged Victory of 'Gossamer Albatross'". Folder includes a flyer regarding a lecture about first man powered flight across the English Channel November 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 26

Article from the "Los Angeles Times" entitled "Reginald Denny's Drone: Actor Played Important Role in Defense Work" by Charles Hillinger (photocopy) November 26, 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 27

Two articles: "Planes of Future More Wing Than Prayer"; untitled- part of an article from "Aviation Week & Space Technology" June 16, 1980; undated

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 28

The Air Museum publication entitled "Tam News: Planes of Fame", Vol. 5, No. 3. Two copies. Fall 1980

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 29

Article from "In Times Past" entitled "'Aeroplane' Delivers Times, 1911 Flight Took Newspapers 'All the Way' to San Bernardino" circa 1981

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 30

"Smithsonian Institution Research Reports", No. 40 featuring an article entitled "Clean Design of the Flying Wing Captures Futuristic Imaginations" by Rita Cipalla Autumn 1983

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 31

"Avions" edited by Rene Kieffer. Contains photographs of airplanes. (in French)

Language of Material: English.
box 8, folder 32

Advertisement from a magazine featuring an illustration of a Wright Brothers aircraft

box 8, folder 33

Magazine clipping featuring a portrait of the Wright Brothers

box 9, folder 1

Clippings and promotional material regarding Calbraith Parry Rogers' transcontinental airplane flight across the United States in 1911 from the Garrett Corporation 1911, 1912, 1949, 1955, 1964, 1978,undated

box 9, folder 2

Reproductions of photographs regarding Calbraith Parry Rogers' transcontinental airplane flight across the United States in 1911 featuring Rogers' plane, Vin Fiz 1978, undated

 

Series III: Brochures, Pamphlets, and Promotional Material 1913-1980

Physical Description: .75 boxes
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains brochures, pamphlets, and promotional material that provides information regarding products, aircrafts, and other aviation inventions. Includes a reproduction of a telegram with Orville Wright's name misspelled as "Orevelle" and notes on five patents granted to James Means for aerial machines. Arranged alphabetically by corporation name.
box 9, folder 3

The Aerospace Corporation- Brochure entitled "The Aerospace Corporation 1960-1980" March 1980

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 4

Airology, William P. Willetts, Prop.- Brochure entitled "Airology Teaches Weather Through Vision" 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 5

Allison Division, General Motor Corporation- "Memo for the personal attention of Richard W. Millar". Four pamphlets regarding some of General Motors' latest products February 1949, March, April, July-August 1950

box 9, folder 6

California Aeronautics Commission- "News from the California Aeronuautics Commission", Vol. 1, No. 5 June 18, 1953

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 7

Curtiss-Wright Corporation- Booklet entitled "First in Flight" 1949

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 8

Curtiss-Wright Technical Institute of Aeroautics- Prospectus and handbook. 1933-1934

box 9, folder 9

Promotional pamphlet providing information regarding a book entitled "Fokker-The Man and the Aircraft" circa 1960

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 10

"Five Patents Relating to Aviation"- Notes on five patents granted to James Means regarding aviation. Notes entitled "Signaling Apparatus for Aerial Machines" focuses on Patent No. 922, 709. Notes entitled "Aeroplane Launchers" focus on patent No. 922,710; 922,711; 922, 712; and 922, 713. May 25, 1909

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 11

Pamphlet regarding the James Means Control Machine entitled "The James Means Control for Flying Machines: Based Upon the Principle of Mental Automatism" January-February 1913

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 12

LearAvia Corp.- Brochure regarding the Lear Fan aircraft 1977-1978

box 9, folder 13

Naval History Division , Washington D.C.- Brochure entitled "Aviation in the United States Navy" 1965

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 14

The New York Air Brake Company- booklet entitled "Stratopower in Aviation" February 14, 1949

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 15

Pacific Northwest Aviation Historical Foundation- Brochure entitled "Dreamboat- Wellwood Beall and the Boeing Clipper" 1979

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 16

Southern California Air Force Academy Committee- Brochure entitled "The Future Chief"

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 17

Vose Memorial Library- Brochure entitled "A Story of High Altitude"

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 18

"Super-fighter: The Mustang"- Brochure from the editors of "Air News" 1945

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 19

Reproduction of a telegram with Orville's name misspelled as "Orevelle" regarding successful air-travel flights

box 9, folder 20

Christmas Greetings from Amelia Earhart and Palmer Putnam [card]

box 9, folder 21

"Prayer Pour Les Aviateurs". Includes a translation in English.

box 9, folder 22

Reproduction of a photograph of the moon landing from the Apollo XI Crew signed to Richard Millar

 

Series IV: Programs 1918-1978

Physical Description: .25 boxes

Scope and Contents

This series contains programs for events, exhibitions, dedications, and celebrations regarding aviation. Includes a program for Donald Willis Douglas' birthday celebration.
box 9, folder 23

Program for a patriotic rally in Mitcham, London organized by the Women's League of Service and the Local war Savings Committee May 18, 1918

box 9, folder 24

Official program for the 1928 National Air Races and Aeronautical Exposition Los Angeles, Sept. 8-16 1928

box 9, folder 25

Program for an exhibition entitled "Conquest of the Air" created for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division at the Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California June 16, 1941

Language of Material: English.
box 9, folder 26

"Commemorating Michelson Laboratory Dedication, May Seventh and Eighth Nineteen Forty-Eight"- Booklet regarding the first anniversary of the dedication of Michelson Laboratory, hub of the U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station at China Lake, California May 1949

box 9, folder 27

Program for the memorial dedication of the Portal of the Folded Wings in tribute to the honored dead of American aviation December 17, 1953

box 9, folder 28

"Around the World in 80 Years: An Evening with Donald Wills Douglas"- Program for Donald Wills Douglas' birthday celebration. August 1978

box 9, folder 29

Program for the international A.E.R.O. national air races exhibition at University of Southern California's Doheny Memorial Library

 

Series V: Catalogs and Bibliographies 1923-1989

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Contents

This series contains catalogs and bibliographies detailing books, manuscripts, and articles regarding aeronautics. Includes catalogs from World War I Aero Bookshop, Flightbooks, and Aero Publishing, and bibliographies from National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
 

Subseries A: Bibliographies 1923-1989

box 10, folder 1

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- "Bibliography of Aeronautics, 1917-1919" by Paul Brockett 1923

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 2

St. Louis Public Library Monthly Bulletin, New Ser. Vol. 26, No. 6- "Library School Number Including a List of Books and Articles on Aeronautics Compiled by students of the St. Louis Library School" June 1928

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 3

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- Bibliography of Aeronautics, 1929 by Paul Brockett 1930

box 10, folder 4

Part of a bibliography featuring material regarding aeronautics. Arranged by publication date and includes prices. Title page missing. circa 1930

box 10, folder 5

inventory regarding material Theodore C. Coleman donated to an aviation collection January 12, 1989

box 10, folder 6

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian Institution- "A Directory of Sources for Air and Space History: Primary Historical Collections in United States Repositories, a Preliminary Edition" 1989

Language of Material: English.
 

Suberies B: Catalogs 1935-1989

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 7

Gumuchian & Co.- "Early Books on Aeronautics" April 1935

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 8

Maggs Bros. Ltd-" Aerostation: A Catalogue of Books & Engravings Illustrating the Evolution of the Airship & the Aeroplane from the year 1638-1938" (catalogue 685) 1940

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 9

Morgan Aviation Books- "Catalogue Number One" November 1960

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 10

Francois Chamonal- "Aerostation" [in French] [December 1960]

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 11

E.L. Sterne ABBA- "Flight in All Its Forms and Fancies" November 1961

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 12

E.L. Sterne ABBA- "Flight in All Its Forms and Fancies" 1961

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 13

World War I Aero Bookshop- Catalog No. 8 October 6, 1961

box 10, folder 14

World War I Aero Bookshop- Catalog No. 8 1961

box 10, folder 15

Flightbooks [catalogue of aviation books and periodicals] March 23, 1962

box 10, folder 16

World War I Aero Bookshop- April 4, 1962

box 10, folder 17

Hampton Books- "Catalog AV-61, Aerospace" [June 18, 1962]

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 18

Flightbooks [catalog of new and used aviation books] Summer 1963

box 10, folder 19

J.S. Conner & Co., Inc.- "Aeronautics: A Descriptive Catalogue, Catalogue 479, Series II" 1967

Language of Material: English.
box 10, folder 20

Zenith Aviation Books- Catalogue, Number 12 July 1977

box 10, folder 21

Aero Publishers- 1977-78 Book Catalog 1977-1978

box 10, folder 22

Historic Aviation- Catalogue January 1980

box 10, folder 23

Aviation Publications [catalogue of reprints of aircraft manuals]

box 10, folder 24

Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat- Catalogue 198, Miscellanea including a large section of Americana Voyages and Travels

box 10, folder 25

Otto H. Ranschburg- Aeronautics: A Collection of Books, Manuscripts and Engravings on the Practice and History of Flight

 

Series VI: Manuals 1919-1927

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Contents

This series contains manuals of standards, instructions, and guides for techniques and procedures within the aviation industry. The bulk of this series contains manuals from the Air Corps Flying School.
box 11, folder 1

"Aerial Observation for Artillery". Based on the French edition of December 29, 1917 ; supersedes Instructions for the employment of aerial observation in liaison with the artillery, G.H.Q. A.E.F., 1917. May 1918

Language of Material: English.
box 11, folder 2

The Air Corps Primary Flying School. Brooks Field, San Antonio, Texas- "Pistol and Traps" March 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 11, folder 3

The Air Corps Advanced Flying School Kelly Field, Texas- "Combined Air Tactics" 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 11, folder 4

The Air Corps Advanced Flying School Kelly Field, Texas- "Pursuit Aviation" 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 11, folder 5

The Air Corps Advanced Flying School Kelly Field, Texas-"Signal Communications" 1927

Language of Material: English.
box 11, folder 6

Fletcher Aircraft Training System- "Standard Aircraft Workers' Manual", 5th ed. [Richard Millar's copy] 1940

Language of Material: English.
 

Series VII: Reports 1918-1979

Physical Description: 1.75 boxes

Scope and Contents

This series contains reports regarding aviation progress and air transportation. Includes reports from the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, and United States Armed Forces. The bulk of the reports focus on the aircraft industry during World War II.
box 12, folder 1

U.S. Army Air Service Mechanics School- The Propeller, Vol.1, No. 28 1918-1919

box 12, folder 2

Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.- Air Commerce Act of 1926 Passed by Congress and Approved by the President May 20, 1926 [reprint] June 1926

box 12, folder 3

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- Tests on Thrust Augmentors for Jet Propulsion by Eastman N. Jacobs and James M. Shoemaker. [Technical note No. 431] September 1932

box 12, folder 4

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- Jet Propulsion with Special Reference to Thrust Augmentors by G.B. Schubauer [Technical Note No. 442] January 1933

box 12, folder 5

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County April 1939

box 12, folder 6

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Department of Meteorology Aeronautics, Vol. 21, No. 5 May 1939

box 12, folder 7

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County May 1939

box 12, folder 8

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County June 1939

box 12, folder 9

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County August 1939

box 12, folder 10

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County September-December 1939

box 12, folder 11

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County- Aviation Progress in Los Angeles County January-February 1940

box 12, folder 12

Merrill Lynch, E.A. Pierce and Cassatt- Air Transportation, A Growth Industry It's Present and Future Prospects July 23, 1941

box 12, folder 13

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Beane- Air Transportation, A Growth Industry 1942

box 12, folder 14

British Air Ministry- British Report, Royal Aircraft Establishment, South Farnborough, Hants October 1941, May 15, 1942

box 12, folder 15

Select issues of Los Angeles County Aviation Progress, compiled by the Aviation Department of the Los Angeles County Chamber of Commerce May 1942-March 1950

box 12, folder 16

Aircraft War Production Council Inc.- Employee Services in West Coast Aircraft Plants January 1944

box 12, folder 17

War Department Bureau of Public Relations- Report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces to the Secretary of War [advance copy] January 3-4, 1944

box 12, folder 18

Report on War and Post-War Adjustment Policies Bernard M. Baruch, and John M. Hancock February 15, 1944

box 12, folder 19

United States Navy at War, Second Official Report to the Secretary of the Navy by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King March 1, 1944- March 1, 1945

box 12, folder 20

Investigation of the National Defense Program- Additional Report of the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program, 3rd Annual Report March 4, 1944

box 12, folder 21

United States Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics- Wartime Development of the Aircraft Industry, Bulletin No. 800 November 1944

box 12, folder 22

The Chicago Association of Commerce- Aircraft Industry in Chicago: A classified directory of aviation trades in the Chicago region January 1945

box 12, folder 23

Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1944 of Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal to the President of the United States February 1945

box 13, folder 1

Second Report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces to the Secretary of War February 27, 1945

box 13, folder 2

United States Navy at War, Final Official Report to the Secretary of the Navy by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King March 1, 1945-October 1, 1945

box 13, folder 3

Bankers Trust Company- April 1945

box 13, folder 4

The United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Over-all Report (European War) September 30, 1945

box 13, folder 5

Biennial Report of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army Gen. George C. Marshall (July 1, 1943 to June 30, 1945) to The Secretary of War October 10, 1945

box 13, folder 6

Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the Operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 6 June 1944 - 8 May 1945 circa 1945

box 13, folder 7

Battle for Production. 5th Report to the President, The Senate and the House of Representatives by John W. Snyder, Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion January 1, 1946

box 13, folder 8

National Policy for Aviation: A Special Committee Report, Planning Pamphlets Nos 51-52 March 1946

box 13, folder 9

At the Crossroads. 7th Report to the President, The Senate and the House of Representatives by John W. Snyder, Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion July 1, 1946

box 13, folder 10

One World Or None: A Report to the Public on the Full Meaning of the Atomic Bomb 1946

box 13, folder 11

The Air Force Aid Society- Annual Report 1947

box 13, folder 12

Annual Report of the Secretary of the Air Force, for the Fiscal Year 1948 1947-1848

box 13, folder 13

Report of the Air Coordinating Committee, 1947 February 9, 1948

box 13, folder 14

Report of the Chief of Staff, United States Air Force to the Secretary of the Air Force June 30, 1948

box 13, folder 15

National Aviation Policy, Report of the Congressional Aviation Policy Board, Congress of the United States 1948

box 13, folder 16

Memo and report from Aircraft Industries Association to Aircraft Manufacturers Council regarding the financial situation of the airframe manufacturing industry, 1937-1947 September 23, 1948

box 13, folder 17

Investment Bankers Association of America- Report of Aviation Securities Committee December 5, 1948

box 13, folder 18

Diagram. Comparative Cost, Experimental Night Fighters in 1942 and 1948 1948

box 13, folder 19

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- Ames Aeronautical Laboratory….1948 Inspection 1948

box 13, folder 20

"Flying Cargo Wing"- information regarding specifications of fuel cost per ton-mile for a flying wing versus conventional aircraft, C-5A and 747 freighter 1979

box 13, folder 21

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics- The Organization- Research Activities and Facilities of the NACA

box 13, folder 22

Report entitled Subsonic and Supersonic Missile Data

 

Series VIII: Speeches, Addresses, and Essays 1941-1961

Physical Description: .25 boxes

Scope and Contents

This series contains copies of speeches and address presented at conferences and meetings regarding the airline industry. Also included in this series are two essays written about early aviation.
 

Subseries A: Speeches and Addresses 1941-1949

box 13, folder 23

"A Survey of LP Gas as Fuel for Internal Combustion Engines" by C.L. Parkhill- A paper presented before the 2nd annual convention, Pacific Coast Section, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, Inc. June 9, 1941

box 13, folder 24

"The Paradox of the Airlines" by LaMotte T. Cohu. Reprinted from "Journal of Air Law and Commerce" Vol. 15, No. 3, based on an address before the Society of Automotive Engineers, April 15, 1948 Summer 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 13, folder 25

"The Real Answers to Some Questions about the Airlines". An address by W.A. Patterson, President United Air Lines before the Iowa Bankers Association, Des Moines, Iowa, October 27, 1948 October 27, 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 13, folder 26

"The Time Factor in Developing Air Power" by H.M. Horner. Address delivered before a meeting of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, October 27, 1948, on the occasion of the official welcome of Chance Vought Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation to Dallas October 27, 1948

Language of Material: English.
box 13, folder 27

"Some Aspects and Problems of the Aircraft Industry". An address by J.L. Atwood, President, North American Aviation, Inc. at the eighth Stanford Business Conference, Stanford University July 28, 1949

Language of Material: English.
 

Subseries B: Essays 1941-1961

Language of Material: English.
box 13, folder 28

"First Flight Over the Hump, India-China" by Arthur N. Young November 30, 1941

Language of Material: English.
box 13, folder 29

"Army Air Service Participation in the Pulitzer Trophy air Races and Its Influence on American Pursuit Design in the 1920s" by Jim Treanor May 22, 1961

Language of Material: English.
box 14

Series IX: Photographs undated

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Contents

This series contains one box of photographs most regarding Northrop and Douglas aircrafts. Some photographs also contain images of Jack Northrop at work and attending various events.