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William E. Boeing Model 40B photographic poster

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2007-11-10
The collection consists of one (1) 20x30" black-and-white photographic poster featuring the Boeing Model 40B (Tail number C 286), circa 1920s-1930s. The poster is cardboard-backed and has "W. E. Boeing [as before?] [illegible] 11.00 [Hoge?] 1128" handwritten in pencil on the reverse. The aircraft is in flight with unidentified mountains behind it and has "U.S. Mail C.A.M. 18" printed on the fuselage next to the Boeing Air Transport logo.


  • circa 1920s-1930s


Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 oversize folder)

Immediate Source of Acquistion

The collection was donated by Bill Boeing, Jr.

Related Materials at The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight also houses the William E. Boeing Sr. Collection (Accession number 2005-10-06B) which holds archival materials donated by the Boeing family including letters, telegrams, and night mailgrams from William E. Boeing Sr. to Conrad Westervelt and many others. Also included are Mr. Boeing’s photographs of his Martin TA Seaplane, the Lake Washington hangar, and family and business photographs.

Processing Information

Upon donation, this was a framed print. It has been removed from the frame for preservation reasons.


Guide to the William E. Boeing Model 40B photographic poster
Completed - Level 2
J. Parent
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

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Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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