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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Jarvis Lear Fan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-10-07
Contents of the Collection The Jane Jarvis Lear Fan Collection is a very small collection of materials collected by Jane Jarvis, a former Lear aerospace and aviation engineer, during her employment. Materials include a large format technical drawing of Lear Fan 2100 prototype "3", 1981; two (2) marketing documents and (2) brief articles about the Lear Fan 2100, circa 1980-1985; and a 1988 letter from Moya Olsen Lear to "Dave" reminiscing about a past reunion.

William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers

Identifier: 2000-06-20
Abstract William P. “Bill” Lear was a prolific inventor with dozens of patents for a variety of machines to his name but is most famous for his work in the aviation field. Moya Marie Olsen Lear was a philanthropist, businesswoman, and the wife of aviation pioneer Bill Lear. The collection documents Bill Lear's inventions and career in the fields of radio navigation, aircraft design, the 8-track player, and his efforts at a steam-powered turbine. Materials are predominantly affiliated with Lear’s many...

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