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Boeing

 Organization

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-08-26-A
Content Description The Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings is a small collection consisting primarily of textual materials documenting Barr's professional and personal life from the late 1920s until his death in 1939. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Barr, as well as a few written by his wife Hortense, to his parents residing in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1926 until 1939. The letters shed light on his military training, his work importing and demonstrating aircraft for...

Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-10-24
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.

Boeing PW-9 (Model 15) Blueprints

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-10-26
Content Description The Boeing PW-9 (Model 15) Blueprints is a small collection consisting of 22 sheets of blueprint diagrams of various portions of the Boeing Model 15, also known as the PW-9, used by the U.S. Army Air Service in the 1920s and early 1930s. The sheets are stamped January 26, 1926. The sheets are labeled: assembly and installation, flight control board assembly, instruments cowl assembly, lower sta. #3 to #5 cowling assembly, PW-9...

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

Boeing SST artwork collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-00-00-88
Content Description The collection consists of assorted concept art of the Boeing Model 2707 SST. Included are sketches, paintings in various media and presentation boards. The images are primarily exterior views of the plane in flight, although there is one image of an interior cabin. Some images have technical information on them.

Boeing SST cutaway drawings

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2021-07-07-A
Content Description The Boeing SST cutaway drawings collection is a small collection consisting of cutaway drawings of the unrealized Boeing SST. There are three copies each of two drawings, one showing an overhead view of the aircraft and one showing an underside view. The largest are blueline drawings measuring about 36.5x13 incches, and there are two smaller photocopied versions of each.

Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-03-20
Overview The Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook is a small spiral notebook with handwritten notes regarding the installation of bomb doors on B-29s during World War II.

George P. Boyle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-04-13-A
Contents of the Collection The George P. Boyle Collection is comprised of two series; World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs and Boeing memorabilia. Series I, World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs, includes fifty-eight (58) black-and-white photographs dated 1945. The photographs vary in size, from 9.5x9.5" to 10x19" and include front captions providing contextual information such as location, date, and type of image, such as "post strike." The images were taken in various...

Bremerton Airplane Service Certificate of Flight

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2020-00-00-27
Content Description This small collection consists of a single item: a Bremerton Airplane Service Certificate of Flight dated August 17, 1919. The certificate reads "This is to certify that Miss Irene Petersen Made A Flight Over the City of Bremerton as a Passenger in a Boeing Airplane." It is signed by pilot "Maroney TT."

Robert Bryant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-06-17
Content Description The Robert Bryant Collection is a small collection consisting of textual and visual materials related to Bryant's career working for Boeing, Northrop, Lear Fan and other aviation companies. The materials are organized by company and format. Related to Boeing, the collection includes a request for proposal on systems and equipment for the Supersonic Transport Program, a 700-series decal, and a handbook on advanced composites. Materials related to Lear Fan include administrative...

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