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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

 Subject
Subject Source: Nasm
Scope Note: Aircraft

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham L. Brearcliffe Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-08-30-B
Abstract Abraham Lincoln Brearcliffe, Jr. (1899-1984) was born in Washington state and worked for Boeing from 1930-1945. The collection features photographs, clippings and newsletters, foreman's materials, labor union membership books, and assorted ephemera from Brearcliffe's time at Boeing, most of which are almost exclusively from the war years (1941-1945).

The John R. Buschmann B-29 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-11-19
Abstract Lt. Col. John R. Buschmann compiled this information about the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, known as "T-Square 54," through personal research and interviews with former crew members. In 2015 these materials, including a short history of the plane written by Lt. Col. Buschmann, were donated to the Museum of Flight in an effort to keep the physical plane and its history housed in one location.

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
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.

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...

James D. Griffin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-08-25
Abstract James D. Griffin was an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Corporation. The collection contains five hundred and ninety-six (596) photographs, likely collected and notated by Griffin, featuring primarily Douglas Aircraft Company airplanes manufactured during the 1910s-1970s but also, to a lesser extent, other manufacturer models; including Aero Spacelines, Boeing, Consolidated, and Northrop. There is also a small amount of clippings, newsletters, and articles.

Adilene (Pogliano) Haderli Boeing Scrapbook

 Collection — Box Scrapbook Box 23, Volume: One
Identifier: 2022-02-07
Content Description Adilene (Pogliano) Haderli Boeing Scrapbook consists of a scrapbook created by Haderli who worked as a painter for Boeing during World War II. The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, correspondence, printed ephemera, and some small artifacts, both affixed to the pages and loose, predominantly related to the construction of Boeing B-17s. The majority of materials date from 1942-1945.The scrapbook measures about 12.5x16.5x2 inches and has a brown faux-leather cover with an image...

Ernst H. Linnemann B-29 T-Square 54 Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2019-12-21
Content Description The Ernst Linnemann B-29 T-Square 54 Photographs is a small collection consisting of 15 4x6" color photographs and corresponding negatives of the Museum of Flight's B-29 T-Square 54. The images show the aircraft before restoration and include interior and exterior details.

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....

Maria Osler Collection of Edward Scott Osler Logbooks and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-07-20
Abstract: The Edward Scott Osler Logbooks and Photographs are comprised of logbooks and photographs pertaining to the work of commercial pilot, flight engineer, and test pilot Edward Scott Osler. This collection is primarily logbooks.

Clyde Pangborn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-12-27
Abstract Clyde Edward Pangborn (circa 1890s-1958) was born in Bridgeport, Washington and was a military pilot and barnstormer. The collection contains photographs and illustrations, correspondence, advertisements, newspaper clippings, a date book, military service records, and ephemera related to the Pangborn's personal life, military service, and barnstorming career from approximately 1912 to 1981.

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