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  • Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

    • Contributor: Loening, Grover
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • Elmo N. Pickerill papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the U.S., particularly Long Island, N.Y. Subjects include air mail; air meets, races, and exhibitions; and experimentation with autogiros, helicopters, and parachutes. Includes material pertaining to aeronautics clubs including the Early Birds of Aviation, Long Island Early Fliers Club, Ox-5 Club of America, Quiet Birdmen, ...

    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Jablonski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes drafts, chapter notes, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to Jablonski's literary projects. The project files chiefly consist of materials used in the preparation and publication of Jablonski's books on such American composers and songwriters as Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Alan Jay Lerner. There are also project files related to Jablonski's books ...

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • L'Aerophile collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989

    United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1917
  • Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R.H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research, aviation safety, technical development, use of aviation for passenger travel and transport of freight, and Charles A. Lindbergh's tour of the U.S. in 1927. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Shapiro papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, draft and printed copies of articles and book, lectures, interviews, wire service reports, reference files, notes, memoir, biographical material, clippings, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Shapiro's career as United Press International's chief Moscow correspondent and bureau manager during the regimes of Joseph Stalin, Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev, and Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev. Documents Soviet life and society, economic and social conditions, politics ...

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry - Cronkite, Walter - Lyons, Eugene
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nicholas E. Golovin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the U.S. Office of Science and Technology. Documents his roles as director of the DoD/NASA Large Launch Vehicle Planning Group; in the ...

    • Contributor: Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus) - Coler, Myron A. (Myron Abraham)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Ellsworth Gross papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, citations, obituary, memorial tributes, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gross's interest in aviation and aerospace, especially to his ownership and operation of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Also documents his association with Viking Flying Boat Company, Harvard Alumni Association, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party, especially in California. Subjects include the 1952 U.S. presidential campaign and Anglo-American cooperation during World ...

    • Contributor: Gross, Robert Ellsworth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973

    Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.

    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...

    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...

    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Aero Club of America scrapbooks, 1891-1912

    Aeronautical organization. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the advent of manned flight.

    • Contributor: Aero Club of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1891
  • Eddie Rickenbacker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and U.S. Army officer in World War I, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, inc., and advocate of conservative causes. Documents his activities with the America First Committee, Committee for the Monroe Doctrine, Committee of One Million Against the Admission of Communist China to the ...

    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wayne W. Parrish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting Parrish's role as founder and president of American Aviation Publications (AAP). Includes correspondence with airline executives, aircraft manufacturers, and pilots relating to political, technical, labor, and business issues in aviation. Also includes material on Parrish's World War II experiences as a journalist ...

    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Toland papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, notes, maps, photographs, and production material relating chiefly to Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s. Includes drafts, galleys, and proofs of Ships in the Sky: the Story of the Great Dirigibles (1957); the Battle, the Story of the Bulge (1959, later reissued as Battle of the Bulge), a history the German offensive in the ...

    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943

    Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research, aviation safety, technical development, the use of aviation ...

    • Contributor: Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Emory Scott Land papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Land's service as chief of the U.S. Navy Department Bureau of Construction and Repair, 1932-1937; chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, 1938-1946; and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration, 1942-1946. Also documents his service as naval attaché in London, Eng., 1919-1921; position as vice president and ...

    • Contributor: Land, Emory Scott
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Aero Club of America scrapbooks, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scrapbooks of the Aero Club of America and of Hugh L. Willoughby consisting of newspaper clippings chronicling the advent of flight by airplane, airship, and other experimental methods.

    • Contributor: Aero Club of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Graham Bell family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone (1876). Also includes material documenting his contributions to the education of the deaf and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. Includes bound volumes of the Beinn Bhreagh ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Mabel Gardiner Hubbard - Fairchild, Marian - Hubbard, Gardiner G. (Gardiner Greene)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection