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Box 1 of 5

 

Series I: Documents

 

Folder 1 – Morrow Correspondence

Physical Description: This folder contains personal and corporate correspondence between several figures including Charles Lindbergh, Ed Morrow, Daniel B. Burdett, and Walter O. Locke involving business with Ryan Aeronautical. Much of the correspondence involves communication and contracts regarding the YPT-25 aircraft.
 

Folder 02 – Morrow Speech/Notes

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of pages of speech notes, including “From ‘where’ and ‘how’ came the ‘Spirit of St. Louis,’” and answers to questions regarding Lindbergh and the Spirit.
 

Folder 03 – Morrow Clippings/News + Photocopies

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of clips from newspapers, newsletters, and magazines regarding the construction of the Spirit of St. Louis, Charles Lindbergh, woodcarving, wooden planes, American aircraft, Ed Morrow, and the reproduction of the Spirit for the San Diego Aerospace (Air & Space) Museum.
 

Folder 04 – Morrow Drawings and Blueprints

Physical Description: This folder contains several drawings and blueprints of the Spirit of St. Louis (from Morrow’s memory), as well as shaping and placement methods of manifold production.
 

Folder 05 – Morrow, Builders of NYP

Physical Description: This folder contains lists and information on the builders of the Spirit of St. Louis, as well as technical notes of the replica.
 

Folder 06 – Miscellaneous Ephemera

Physical Description: This folder contains postcards, messages, lists, memorial booklets, a timeline, a Ryan payroll book, and more.
 

Folder 07 – Flyers, Write-ups, and Newsletters

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of newsletters from SDAM, Sherman County, Pacific Beach Historical Society, San Diego Trust & Savings Bank, and more. Most of the articles are about Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis.
 

Folder 08 – Photocopies and Printouts

Physical Description: This folder contains photocopies of newspaper clips, letters, photographs, and notes.
 

Box 2 of 5

 

Series I: Documents

 

Folder 01 – Photographs Scrapbook

Physical Description: This folder contains a shoelace bound scrapbook with photographs of planes, people, and landscape c.1926-1927.
 

Folder 02 – Kearny Mesa Fire/Boulder Dam Scrapbook

Physical Description: This folder contains a scrapbook with photographs, notes, and newspaper clippings regarding the Boulder Dam, The Kearny Mesa Fire, and an interstate camping trip.
 

Folder 03 – Ryan M-1/M-2 Engineering Drawings

Physical Description: This folder contains a photocopy of the Ryan M-1/M-2 blueprints and calculations (originally in a binder), compiled by Ed Morrow in 1992.
 

Folder 04 – Spirit of St. Louis Drawings

Physical Description: This folder contains a photocopy of the Spirit of St. Louis replica blueprints (originally in a binder), compiled by Ed Morrow in 1992.
 

Folder 05 – Douglas Corrigan Binder Biography Newsclips

Physical Description: This folder contains an eighty-seven page scrapbook of newspaper articles covering Douglas Corrigan’s “Wrong-Way” flight and his following celebrity status.
 

Series II: Books

 

Folder 06 – Books

Physical Description: 2. David M. Carpenter, “Flame Powered – The Bell XP-59A Airacomet and the General Electric I-A Engine,” (Jet Pioneers of America), 1992.
 

Folder 07 – Magazines

Physical Description: 1. “NAS Miramar Air Show (1991).” 2. “Clipper – Lindbergh: A Personal Remembrance on the 50th Anniversary of his Historic Flight” (May, 1997). 3. “National Air Festival, San Diego” (1979). 4. Paul R. Matt, “Historical Aviation Album – All American Series Volume VI” (1969). 5. “San Diego Magazine – Aerospace: A Dynamic Museum Proposal by Robert Hostick” (November, 1968)
 

Box 3 of 5

 

Series III: Photographs

 

Folder 01 – Oversized Newspaper

Physical Description: 1. Teri Rietz, “Fitting together the pieces of history,” (The Californian).
 

Folder 02 - Negatives

Physical Description: This folder contains nine negatives and two negative strips of aircraft and individuals.
 

Folder 03 – Small Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of small sized photographs of people, aircraft, and aerial
 

Folder 04 – Medium Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of medium sized photographs of people, aircraft, and an event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Included are pictures of the Spirit of St. Louis, the replica and Ed Morrow.
 

Folder 05 – Morrow Aircraft Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of medium and large sized photographs of a variety of aircraft including the Ryan B-3 Brougham, the Ryan M-1 and Douglas Cloudster, the Ryan ST-A, and more.
 

Folder 06 – Morrow Personal Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of photographs of Ed Morrow on his camping trip to Boulder Dam, photographs at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, and photographs from the Rohr and Ryan Aeronautical Corporations.
 

Folder 07 – Morrow NYP Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains dozens of photographs of the Ryan NYP, NYP structural frames, and Spirit of St. Louis. Many of these photographs came from the Rohr and Ryan Aeronautical Corporation.
 

Folder 08 - Drawings

Physical Description: This folder contains several drawings of people and aircraft including the DH4, the Spirit of St. Louis, and Charles Lindbergh.
 

Folder 09 – Large Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains several large photographs mostly of aircraft and group pictures.
 

Folder 10 – Douglas Corrigan Scrapbook Photographs

Physical Description: This folder contains seven photographs and one photocopied newspaper article of Douglas Corrigan.
 

Folder 11 – Douglas G. Corrigan Scrapbook

Physical Description: This oversized scrapbook contains several newspaper articles concerning Douglas Corrigan’s flight to Ireland.
 

Box 4 of 5

 

SERIES IV: Blueprints

 

Folder 1 -- XFR-1 Fighter Miscellaneous Drawings

Physical Description: Cut-away drawing, stations drawing, and three-view of Ryan XFR-1 (Fireball), plus a list of ground handling equipment and a diagram of an electric control box for unknown aircraft.
 

Folder 2 -- Blueprints, Ryan ST, Part 1

Physical Description: Various blueprints of Ryan ST, including three-view.
 

Folder 3 -- Blueprints, Ryan ST, Part 2

Physical Description: Various blueprints of Ryan ST and hand drawn sketches.
 

File Pocket 4 -- Development Data for M1 and M2

Physical Description: Drawings and partial prints of M1 and M2 aircraft from Ryan Aviation.
 

Folder 5 -- Engine Blueprints

Physical Description: Morrow’s personal prints of structure and engine assessment of a prop plane.
 

Folder 6 -- Engineering Blueprints, Spirit of Saint Louis

Physical Description: Spirit of Saint Louis printed book and copied poster prints for Ryan Aviation.
 

Folder 7 -- Spirit of Lindy 2 Drawings

Physical Description: Sketched drawings of wording for Spirit of Lindy 2 airplane.
 

SERIES V: Aviation Documents (Ryan)

 

Folder 8 -- Spirit of St. Louis Instrument Panel Information

 

Folder 9 -- Articles on Spirit Project - EAA Museum

 

Folder 10 -- Spirit Pictures and Information

 

Folder 11 -- The Birth of the Spirit

 

Folder 12 -- Certificate and List of Craftsmen for Spirit Replica

 

Folder 13 -- List of Workers Who Built Original “Spirit”

 

Folder 14 -- Lindbergh Spirit Information

 

Folder 15 -- Project “We” Engineering Booklet 1 of 2

 

Folder 16 -- Project “We” Engineering Booklet 2 of 2

 

Folder 17 -- Photos Project “We” 1965, Structure Details

 

File Pocket 18 -- Project “We” Metal Fitting Patterns

 

Folder 19 -- Master Negatives for Project “We” – NYP

 

Folder 20 -- Old Project “We” Blueprints

 

Folder 21 -- Project “We” Original Design

 

Folder 22 -- Project “We” Trim and Scrap Templates

 

Folder 23 -- Airplanes: Types, Designs, Models, Specs 1 of 2

 

Folder 24 -- Airplanes: Types, Designs, Models, Specs 2 of 2

 

Folder 25 -- Ryan S-T Restoration Stencils

 

Folder 26 -- Pattern and Template Material

 

Folder 27 -- Sketches 1 of 2

 

Folder 28 -- Sketches 2 of 2

 

Folder 29 -- Miscellaneous Sketches

 

Folder 30 -- Solar MS-1 Project

 

Folder 31 -- Old Ryan Days -- Photocopies

 

Folder 32 -- Ryan M-1 and M-2 Tracing Pad Drawings and Blueprints

 

Folder 33 -- Aircraft Sketches and Drawings

 

Folder 34 -- Spirit of St. Louis Poster Drawing (2 copies)

 

Folder 35 -- SDASM Donation Paperwork

 

Folder 36 -- Ryan Guidebook, Notes

 

Folder 37 -- Ryan Brougham Book, Notes, Photos, Articles

 

Folder 38 -- Ryan School of Aeronautics Brochures

 

Folder 39 -- Ryan 20th Anniversary Dinner Program

 

Folder 40 -- Payroll Information

 

Folder 41 -- Ryan ST-A Restoration Personnel

 

Folder 42 -- Blueprint, Fuselage, Assembly, and Ryan Aeronautics, Model ST

 

Folder 43 -- Ryan ST-M, Ryan Aeronautics, Operation-Service, Manual – Copy

 

Folder 44 -- Pictures and Drawings of NYP and Aero Models and EAA Replica

 

Folder 45 -- Model-Covering Method

 

Folder 46 -- “R-C” – NYP Model Information

 

Folder 47 -- Views of original NYP under Construction

 

Folder 48 – Biography of Daniel Burnett, Jr.

 

Folder 49 – Book, “Tales Up!” Signed Throughout

 

Folder 50 -- Ford Tri-Motor Story

 

Box 5 of 5

 

SERIES VI: Personal Correspondences and Newspapers

 

Folder 1 -- In Memoriam, Susie Kopplin, 1936

 

Folder 2-- Ed Morrow Biographical Information

 

Folder 3 -- Newspaper Clippings

 

Folder 4 -- Ray Gordon Article on Charlie’s Experimental Monoplane

 

Folder 5 -- Correspondence

 

Folder 6 -- Correspondence, Bob Parks

 

Folder 7 -- Correspondence, Bob Buck

 

Folder 8 – Book “Tex Rankin”

 

Folder 9 -- Misc. Articles

 

Folder 10 -- NYP-Model 1/8 scale articles

 

Folder 11 -- Honorable Discharge

 

SERIES VII: Photos and Videos

 

Folder 12 -- Morrow Album #1

 

Folder 13 -- Morrow Album #2

 

Folder 14 -- Morrow Album #3

 

File Pocket 15 -- Morrow Album #4

 

Folder 16 -- Pilot Log Book Ed Morrow’s pilot logbook from August 26, 1947 to September 14, 1977.

 

Folder 17 – Piper Cub Info

 

Folder 18 – Ryan N.Y.P. NX-211 Monoplane Document Binder

 

Miscellaneous AV material

Physical Description: 1. Eight cassette tapes. a. Two cassette tapes titled, “Tape A – sides 1 & 2 ( and sides 3 & 4), Ed Morrow Interview.” b. “Bob Dale interview of Ed Moorw and Walt Ballard – Spirit #3.” c. “Ray” d. “Nona (violin).” e. “Aug. 25, 1982 KPBS about Lindy and NYP – Ed Morrow.” f. Two cassette tapes titled, “Feb. 4, 1984 Meeting Pac Bch Hist Society. Lindy & Spirit of St. Louis. Ed Morrow Guest Speaker. Narrated by John Fry and Howard Rozelle. Side 1 No. 1,” and Tape #2. g. Copy No. 3 Bill Chana & Bill Immenschuh interview Ed Morrow on March 23, 1987. 2. One VHS tape titled, “’Memories’ made for me at Spirit of St. Louis dinner, June 6, 1978.”