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Wilhelm Böing letters

 Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: 2018-00-00-154
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.

Stanley Bishop Flying Tigers 747 Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: One
Identifier: 2022-03-31
Content Description The Stanley Bishop Flying Tigers 747 Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of three color photographic prints depicting a Beoing 747 in Flying Tiger Line livery, from circa the 1970s. In the photographs the aircraft is parked on the tarmac at an unidentified airport. Some unidentified Boeing employees are depicted in two of the images. "Henry L. Heguy" is painted beneath the cockpit windows.

Catherine Bliss Pan American World Airways timetables

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1987-07-13
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of two Pan American Airways timetables titled "The Air-Way to Havana" for flights from Key West, Florida to Cuba in the late 1920's. Timetables are printed in color and feature black and white exterior and interior images of a Pan American Airways Fokker F.VIIa Trimotor, eight of which were used for this flight service.

John and Alan Blum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract Collection of materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931. The collection is comprised of a scrapbook, a photograph album and loose photographs, and a small amount of ephemera.

Bertha Boeing Application for Home-Canning Sugar Allowance

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-00-00-5
Content Description Collection consists of an "Application for Home-Canning Sugar Allowance" for 60 pounds of sugar from Bertha Boeing on behalf of William Boeing and William Boeing, Jr., dated July 22, 1944. A no. 37 sugar war ration stamp is applied next to each family member's name. The application is signed by Bertha Boeing.

Boeing Company B-52 and 707 photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1990-06-15-24
Contents of the Collection The collection contains thirty-eight (38) black-and-white 11x14" photographs from the Boeing Company Historical Archives which relate to the March 18, 1954 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress ceremony with General Nathan Twining; Boeing 707 production; and one photograph of a photograph depicting a 1919 Boeing mailplane first flight from Vancouver to Seattle, Washington. Duplication occurs.Some photographs have a handwritten H-number on the reverse of image, but the bulk do not have...

Boeing Company Employee Strike Posters

 Collection — oversize: Folder
Identifier: 2020-00-00-19
Content Description This small collections consists of four posters used by workers striking at the Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, in September 2005. Two posters read: "Aerospace Machinists on Strike, Lodge 751 AFL-CIO, At Boeing." The other two posters read: "Machinists Union On Strike Against Boeing, ULP!, Unfair Labor Practices!, IAM&AW District Lodge 751, AFL-CIO."

Boeing PW-9 (Model 15) Blueprints

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-10-26
Content Description The Boeing PW-9 (Model 15) Blueprints is a small collection consisting of 22 sheets of blueprint diagrams of various portions of the Boeing Model 15, also known as the PW-9, used by the U.S. Army Air Service in the 1920s and early 1930s. The sheets are stamped January 26, 1926. The sheets are labeled: assembly and installation, flight control board assembly, instruments cowl assembly, lower sta. #3 to #5 cowling assembly, PW-9...

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
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.

Boeing SST artwork collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-00-00-88
Content Description The collection consists of assorted concept art of the Boeing Model 2707 SST. Included are sketches, paintings in various media and presentation boards. The images are primarily exterior views of the plane in flight, although there is one image of an interior cabin. Some images have technical information on them.

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photographic prints 321
World War, 1939-1945 149
clippings (information artifacts) 135
printed ephemera 132
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Air pilots, Military 89
logs (records) 79
certificates 76
World War, 1914-1918 70
booklets 57
Airplanes, Military 52
Soldiers 50
military records 49
aerial photographs 48
Air pilots 47
Airlines 45
photocopies 45
photograph albums 45
scrapbooks 44
postcards 42
brochures 40
identity cards 40
Flight attendants 38
Aircraft accidents 37
Washington (State) 37
negatives (photographs) 36
Boeing Company -- Employees 33
Seattle (Wash.) 32
maps (documents) 32
newsletters 32
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 31
menus 31
France 30
orders (military records) 29
Women in aeronautics 28
decals 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 27
slides (photographs) 26
Fighter pilots 24
Northwest, Pacific 24
programs (documents) 24
Japan 23
articles 22
business cards 22
lithographs 22
notes (documents) 22
photographic postcards 22
Airplanes -- Design and construction 21
Airships 20
Germany 20
memorandums 20
technical drawings 20
Alaska 19
Flight training 19
technical reports 19
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 18
Women air pilots 18
digital prints 18
Boeing Model 747 Family 17
California 17
notebooks 17
Biplanes 16
Bombing, Aerial 16
China 16
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 16
Douglas DC-3 Family 16
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 16
manuals (instructional materials) 16
posters 16
transportation timetables 16
Air mail service 15
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 15
drawings (visual works) 15
signatures (names) 15
Air shows 14
Airplanes -- Flight testing 14
Armed Forces -- Officers 14
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 14
Seaplanes 14
personnel records 14
stationery 14
yearbooks 14
16mm (photographic film size) 13
Aces (Fighter pilots) 13
Boeing B-17 Model 299 Flying Fortress ("XB-17") 13
England 13
SPAD XIII (S.13) 13
Training 13
airline maps 13
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 12
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464) 12
DVDs 12
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 12
Hawaii 12
Military education 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 12
audiocassettes 12
diplomas 12
newspapers 12
panoramic photographs 12
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United States. Navy 58
United States. Air Force 47
United States. Army Air Forces 44
Boeing 35
Pan American World Airways, Inc 30
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United Airlines 29
Boeing Company 25
United States. Army. Air Corps 22
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 21
United States. Army. Air Service 18
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 16
Northwest Airlines Corporation 15
United States. Army 15
Trans World Airlines 14
United States. Marine Corps 13
King County International Airport 12
Great Britain. Royal Air Force 11
Western Airlines 11
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956 10
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 9
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration 9
Project Apollo (U.S.) 8
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 8
Northwest Orient Airlines 7
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 7
United States. Naval Reserve 7
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 7
American Airlines 6
American Fighter Aces Association 6
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 6
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 6
Douglas Aircraft Company 6
Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.) 6
United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 6
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 6
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 5
Delta Air Lines 5
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 5
Eastern Air Lines 5
Kelly Field (Tex.) 5
Lockheed 5
Merrill, A. Elliott (Albert), 1901-1992 5
National Championship Air Races 5
North American Aviation 5
Pearson Field (Vancouver, Wash.) 5
Showalter, N.D. (Noah David), 1925-2012 5
Slayton, Donald K., 1924-1993 5
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th 5
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Services of Supply 5
Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943 4
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) 4
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) 4
Barr, Julius A., 1905-1939 4
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 4
Boeing, Bertha Marie (Potter Paschall), 1891-1977 4
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group 4
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 4
Douglas, Donald Wills, Sr., 1892-1981 4
Flying Tiger Line 4
Fornasero, John B., 1904-1967 4
France. Armée de l'air 4
Germany. Luftwaffe 4
Graf Zeppelin (Airship) 4
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps 4
Haise, Fred, 1933- 4
Langley Field (Va.) 4
McDonnell Douglas Corp 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Stenzel, Dorothy (Hester), 1910-1991 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 94th 4
United States. Army. Forces in China-Burma-India Theater 4
United States. Army. Signal Corps 4
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Alaska Airlines 3
Apollo Soyuz Test Project 3
Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012 3
Associated Women Pilots of Boeing Field 3
Barr, Effie Hortense, 1904-1985 3
Barr, Gene Edward, 1933- 3
Barr, JoAnn, 1930- 3
Beachey, Lincoln J., 1887-1915 3
Boeing Air Transport 3
Brand, Vance 3
Braniff Airways 3
British Airways 3
Bucholz Army Airfield (Kwajalien Atoll, Marshall Islands) 3
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 3
Challenger (Spacecraft) 3
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 3
Cochran, Jacqueline, 1906-1980 3
Columbia (Spacecraft) 3
Continental Airlines 3
Curtiss 3
Dallas Love Field 3
Dominguez Field (Calif.) 3
Dunnam, Nancy (Nordhoff), 1923- 3
Grumman (Bethpage, NY) 3
Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917 3
Hickam Air Force Base (Hawaii) 3
Hubbard, Edward, 1889-1928 3
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