Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection
Contents of the Collection The Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection relates to the World War II-era experience of Jeanette Witzkowski, who served as a pilot and air traffic controller during World War II. It includes primarily textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints, with the bulk of the material falling within 1935-1947. Textual materials include Civial Aeronuatics Administration (CAA) air traffic control instructional documents and aircraft clearance forms and incoming...
Orville Wright Letter
Abstract 4-page typed letter signed on Wright Company letterhead, dated April 7, 1915, to Frederick Eppelsheimer of the New York Herald, discussing the possibility of using a pendulum to stabilize aircraft, mentioning the death of his brother Wilbur, and referencing fellow aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. Accompanied by a small matte-finish portrait of Eppelsheimer, dated 1918.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Orville Wright Letter
Brien S. Wygle Collection
Contents of the Collection The Brien S. Wygle Collection is a small collection primarily consisting of logbooks and certificates, licenses, and awards documenting Wygle's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II through his career at the Boeing Company as a test pilot. The logbooks span 1943 to 2008 and document his military service, his time flying as a commercial pilot with Queen Charlotte Airlines in 1950, and his Boeing career beginning in May 1951. There is a gap in the logs from...
Frank R. Yager Collection
Collection — Box One
Content Description The Frank R. Yager collection consists of items documenting Yager's career as an airmail pilot. Included are three logbooks, his pilot's licenses and certificates, and 14 photographs. The photographs consist of both snapshots and formal group portraits as well as some views of airmail planes. There are few identifications with the photographs, but also depicted are Lee Patterson, Jack Knight, and C.F. Egge. Addiontally, there are photocopies of other images. There is one folder of...
Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection
Collection — Box One
Content Description The Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection consists of items relating to the life and military career of Charles Zevart, a World War II glider pilot. The collection contains his military records, high school diploma, black-and-white photographs, correspondence with the Air Force, and his Army Flying School yearbook.
Glenn E. Zimmerman World War II Collection
Abstract Glenn E. Zimmerman (1912-1993) served with the United States Navy as a pilot during World War II. The collection contains photographs, holiday greeting cards and menus, military records, and military identification card from his 1942-1946 military service.
Harold W. Zipp Collection
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.
Paul A. Ludwig Military Aviation Photograph Collection
Abstract The Paul A. Ludwig Military Aviation Photograph Collection contains 2382 photographic prints and negatives with a very small amount of textual materials collected by Paul A. Ludwig and ranging from the late 1910s through the early 1980s. The bulk and strength of the collection is photographs of World War II-era aircraft and squadrons. The collection is nearly all copy prints from a variety of institutions and dozens of private collections.
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