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Martin (Willard) Personal Papers
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Box 01


Folder 01 - Convair San Diego Employee Handbook

Physical Description: 1. One leather-bound Convair Employee Handbook, W. Martin. Includes excerpts written from 1949 to 1963, which the majority of information dated in the 1950s. Includes a location map of San Diego while sections include: Organization, Technical Information, Employee Conduct, Classifications & Job Performance.

Folder 02 - Naval Operations and Convair documents/letters

Physical Description: 1. Commendation Letter, Naval Operations Support Group Pacific for General Dynamics Convair Division and employees, December 1966. 2. Response letter, from Jack L. Bowers, General Manager, General Dynamics, in response to commendation letter, December 1966. 3. Congratulatory memo, from General Dynamics Manager N.R. Keough to R.J. Collette, W. Martin and G.K. Phares, December 1966. 4. Memo from Program Manager A. Minella to W. Martin, regarding “letter of appreciation” from Naval Operations Support, December 1966. 5. Program, Third Annual Awards Recognition Dinner for Students of Supervision, July 1971.

Folder 03 - Recognition Awards

Physical Description: 1. Recognition Awards, Convair Management Association, to W. Martin, June 1970, 1971, 1974. 2. Certificate of Service, National Management Association, for Willard Martin, Director of Public Relations, 1976-1977.

Folder 04 - Newsletters 1959-1977

Physical Description: 1. One (1) Convairiety company newsletter, September 2, 1959. 2. Sixteen (16) editions of General Dynamics News, 1962-1973. 3. One (1) General Dynamics World newsletter magazine, May 1974. 4. One (1) booklet, National Management Association 30th Anniversary 1942-1972. 5. One (1) Managair, National Management Association, Convair Chapter newsletter, 1977.

Folder 05 - Colored Prints-Convair

Physical Description: 1. Color print, Atlas USAF Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. 2. Color print, Tartar, U.S. Navy Surface-to-Air Missile. 3. Color print, 440 Metropolitan Commercial Transport. 4. Color print, F-106A Delta Dart. 5. Two (2) color prints, F-102A Delta Dagger USAF all-weather interceptor. 6. Color print, The 990, Commercial Jet Transport. 7. Color print, The 880, Commercial Jet Transport.

Folder 06 - Photographs-Convair

Physical Description: Numerous photos and images of Convair, including 3 8 x 10 color photos of employee awards, various 8 x 10 black and white photos depicting company employees and functions, various 8x10 black and white and color photos of the Engineering Prototype Facility, Convair planes, 600 jet engine pod, facility operations, Navy jets, N28K, Charger model 48, and more, and also one, large black and white print depicting various Convair Aircraft from 1923 to1966 with a key to the aircraft.

Folder 07 - Convair Operations Scrapbook Photo Album

Physical Description: One 3-ring Binder, black and white photographs showing Convair activities: Engineering and Assembly area, pilot’s floor, engineering technical personnel, fuselage, main landing gear pivot installation, major structural assembly, etc. Binder has been removed for conservation purposes, photos remain.