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James P. Rush World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-00-00-66
This small collection contains World War II-era pilot training materials, possibly used by James P. Rush, who likely served as a pilot. It includes 2 copies of "Weather for Pilot Trainees Elementary Student's Workbook;" several pages of training exercises, such as quizzes; and other textual materials related to weather and air navigation, including a navigation logbook for Stuttgart Army Air Field (Arkansas) and a weather map symbol chart. Additional documents cover aircraft recognition and an aircraft data sheet for the Catalina PBY, as well as information about the Flight Officer Act of 1943. There are also two pieces of printed ephemera, an undated "Federal Airway Stations" map and a newsletter, The Gremlin, Volume 2, Number 2.


  • 1939 to 1945


Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but has not been fully processed. Access to the collection may be limited or may require additional processing time. 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.


0.25 Cubic Feet (1 half-width legal size document box and 1 oversize folder)

Biographical Note: James P. Rush

James P. Rush served in World War II, likely as a pilot. No further information is known.


Biography derived from collection materials.

Custodial History

The collection's provenance is unknown.


No further accruals are expected.
Guide to the James P. Rush World War II Collection
Completed - Level 1
H. Kolesar
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
1st Edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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