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Carlos Wood Papers
MSS 318  
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Box 1


1.1 Autobiography: As I Remember It 1984 (Final version with changes located: Pacificana Tall TL540.W66 A3 1997)


1.2 Biographical Material: Personal Histories and Clippings


1.3 Travel Journals, 1983-1989


1.4 Travel Journals, 1990-1994


1.5 Correspondence: General 1938-1958


1.6 Correspondence: General 1960-1961


1.7 Correspondence: General 1962-1965


1.8 Correspondence: General 1967-1987


1.9 Correspondence: University of the Pacific 1947, 1962, 1983, 1989-1992


1.10 “A History of Technology” for the Philosophy Institute, College of the Pacific (1948) by Wood


1.11 “10 Year Technological Forecast” for Sikorsky Aircraft (1969) by Wood


1.12 “Must the Passenger Go to the Airport” for the National Air Transportation Meeting (1970) by Wood


1.13 “National Academy of Engineering: Biographical Memoir of Dr. Igor Ivanovitch Sikorsky” (1972) by Wood


1.14 Research Material about Igor Sikorsky (1967-1973)


1.15 Patents: 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953


1.16 Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Carlos Wood, Capt. Robert M. Losey, Igor Sikorsky, Pete Westburg, Nick Karstens, and the GALCIT First Test of a Rocket Engine (1936): Apollo M.O. Smith, Frank J. Malina, Edward S. Forman, John W. Parsons, William C. Rockefeller, William A. Bollay.

1.17 Scrapbook : Clippings of Wood’s personal interest in aircrafts.


1.18 Sikorsky Aircraft Material: Reports, Presentations, and Aircraft Specifications


1.19 Sikorsky Aircraft Material: “Notes on Studies of VTOL and V/STOL Aircraft” (rev. 1968) and “Maneuverability Criteria for Weapons Helicopters” (1964)


1.20 Sikorsky Aircraft Material: “10 Year Plan Air & Surface Transportation Systems 1970-1979” (1969) and its “Summary Presentation”