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Ted Ingersoll Sr. Collection

Identifier: 1992-03-31-A
The Ted Ingersoll Sr. Collection primarily relates to a 1918 exhibit of Lieutenant Henry Farré's paintings of World War I aerial warfare. The collection contains an exhibition catalog and lithographs of Farré's paintings. Also included is a scrapbook, likely compiled by Ingersoll, of articles, drawings, lecture outlines, and specifications of World War I aircraft.


  • circa 1914-1919


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.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 flat oversize box)


The collection contains an exhibition catalog and lithographs relating to an exhibit of World War I aerial warfare paintings, as well as a scrapbook of aviation articles and clippings.

Biographical Note: Henry Farré

Henry (sometimes Henri) Farré was born in Foix, France in 1871. During World War I, he served the French Army as an observer pilot. He was the official painter by appointment of General Noix and specialized in aeronautical paintings that depicted scenes he witnessed during World War I. He produced over 200 works, several of which are housed at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Farre died in Chicago (Illinois) in 1934.


Farré, Lieutenant Henry.Sky Fighters of France, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919.
Biographical Note: Ted Ingersoll, Sr. No biographical information is known.


No further accruals are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Materials from this collection have been digitized and are available at The Museum of Flight Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials at Other Institutions

Researchers may search the online Collections of The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (Washington, D.C.) for many of Farré's paintings at Additionally, The National Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio held an exhibit of Farré's artwork in 2015. For more information, please visit

Separated Materials

The following items have been separated from the archival component of this collection and are kept in the library:

  • Forty-five (45) issues of Aerial Age Weekly, 1919 and 1920 (incomplete runs)

  • Three (3) issues of Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering, October 1, 1918, April 1, 1919, April 15, 1919

  • Three (3) issues of Air Service Journal, November 28, 1918, December 28, 1918, February 1, 1919

  • One (1) issue of Aircraft Journal, May 3, 1919
Guide to the Ted Ingersoll Sr. Collection
Completed - Level 4
J. Parent
Description rules
Language of description
Processing, cataloging and digitization of this collection was made possible by a Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) "Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives" grant.
Edition statement
1st Edition

Revision Statements

  • November 2018: Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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