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Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-08-26-A
Content Description The Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings is a small collection consisting primarily of textual materials documenting Barr's professional and personal life from the late 1920s until his death in 1939. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Barr, as well as a few written by his wife Hortense, to his parents residing in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1926 until 1939. The letters shed light on his military training, his work importing and demonstrating aircraft for...

Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-03-20
Overview The Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook is a small spiral notebook with handwritten notes regarding the installation of bomb doors on B-29s during World War II.

Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-01-20
Contents of the Collection The Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection is comprised of materials relating to Daniel’s 26-year career as photographer and videographer at the Boeing Company. The collection primarily consists of photographic materials and assorted documents relating to Daniel’s career, as well as seven films, all ranging from the late 1920s to early 1960s.The photographs, which are comprised of 95 black-and-white prints, nine color prints, 22 negatives, and three transparencies, consist of official...

Theodore Jay Johnston Boeing Aircraft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-22-A
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.

Kenneth B. Luplow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-05-20
Content Description The Kenneth B. Luplow Collection is a small collection consisting of a logbook and notebook dating to Luplow's time working for Boeing in the 1940s. The logbook spans 1941-1946, and documents Luplow's role as flight engineer on many first flights, including the XB-29 and XC-97 and XPBB-1. Other test flights documented include ones for B-17 variants. Test pilots documented in the log include J.B. Fornasero, Elliott Merrill, A.C. Reed, Edmund T. Allen, Robert Lamson, J.A. Fraser, R.M....

John McCullough Early Boeing Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-11-30
Content Description The John McCullough Early Boeing Photographs is a small collection consisting of nine photographs depicting Boeing Company employees and aircraft, circa 1930. Four images depict aircraft including a Stearman C-3, Boeing 203s, a Boeing 203A, a Loening C-2C air ferry, and a glider built by the Mattley Airplane and Motor Company. Four photographs depict unidentified young men, possibly employees at the Boeing School of Aeronautics in Oakland, California. The photographs are all...

Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2021-07-21
Content Description The Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection is a collection of photos acquired by McIntosh during his 38-year career at the Boeing Company as an aerodynamicist from 1958-1996. The collection includes 200 prints, which are primarily 8x10" color prints though some are black-and-white. Subjects include the B-47 with turboprop; YC-14 development; 727-300 development; 727-400; 747; 757 flight deck modeling; 757-767 cockpit configurations; 767; 777; 777 model in non-Boeing wind tunnel with...

Joan Mettler Early Aviation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1984-04-10-C
Content Description The Joan Mettler Early Aviation Collection is a small collection consisting of two items: a photograph album documenting early Boeing aircraft from 1916-1929 and a report entitled “War Department Air Corps Materiel [sic] Division Dayton, Ohio Report on Aircraft Fire Prevention” from 1927.The photograph album includes 121 7.75x9.75" black-and-white prints picturing aircraft built by the Boeing Company from 1916-1929. The majority of photos show side or 3/4-views of the aircraft with...

Franklin W. Minert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-11-23
Overview Franklin Minert was a test pilot and boom operator at the Boeing Company from 1943-1970. The collection contains photographic, textual and audiovisual materials relating to his career.

Noah D. Showalter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-02-25-A
Content Description The Noah D. Showalter Collection consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials related to the career of N.D. Showalter, from his military service during World War II, to his time as a Boeing test pilot, and later work in military aircaft development.Showalter's military service as a bomber pilot during World War II is documented with a few military records but primarily with materials related to his involvement with the 483rd Bomb Group Association. Included are letters...

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