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Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 1-6
Contents of the Collection The collection contains six handwritten letters ranging from February 26, 1869 to April 18, 1883 between William E. Boeing, Sr. (WEB) and his father, Wilhelm Böing. It is not always clear who is writing to whom in the letters, since father and son shared the same name. Additionally, not all of the letters have accompanying envelopes which could provide clarification based on the address. The letters are in German and have not been translated.
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.
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.
Collection — Box: One
Contents of the Collection The Jerry MacDonald Boeing Correspondence Collection consists holiday greeting cards and letters sent by the Boeing family to the MacDonald family in the early 20th century. The collection includes 14 custom-designed greeting cards for Christmas and New Year's ranging from 1929-1931 as well as some undated cards; three handwritten letters and one typed letter from 1925-1930; 1 empty envelope, undated; one undated map of Washington State and southern Britsh Columbia; one 1906 photograph of the...