The Museum of Flight Biographical Information Files
Collection — Multiple Containers
The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on prominent people in the space and aviation industries. Approximately 1600 individuals and a couple dozen groups are represented with textual material such as newspaper clippings, articles, obituaries and other printed ephemera such as brochures and tickets, as well as photographic and digital prints and photocopied images. Materials come from various sources, including unsolicited or unaccessioned donations or from staff and volunteers. The collection is useful for general reference purposes.
- 20th Century
Language of Materials
All materials are in English.
Conditiona Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
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.
36 Cubic Feet (Three four-drawer lateral file cabinets)
The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on more than 1600 prominent people and groups in the space and aviation industries.
The files are arranged in alphabetical order by last name. Photographs and textual information for each individual are in separate folders, with photo files filed behind textual files. Information on groups is at the end of the collection.
Information is added periodically and the finding aid is updated.
- Guide to the Museum of Flight Biographical Information Files
- Completed - Level 4
- Archives Staff and Volunteers
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Edition statement
- 1st edition