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:
Murray Stuart and Noel Rae Papers
Abstract Native Washingtonians Murray Stuart (1909-1960), and Noel Rae (b. 1909), married in 1929 and were both pilots. The collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, business records, and certificates relating to both their flight careers and personal lives.
The Museum of Flight Biographical Information Files
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on more than 1600 prominent people and groups in the space and aviation industries.
Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection
Contents of the Collection The Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection primarily relates to Robert H. Neale's 1941-1942 service as an ace fighter pilot with the American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the Flying Tigers, in Burma during World War II. The collection is comprised of visual and textual materials, including approximately 470 photographic prints and 61 negatives, military orders and documents, personal documents, and assorted clippings and ephemera. It also includes a significant amount of post-war...
Hermann Oberth Letter to Rudolf Nebel
Collection — Box Assorted rare collections, Box 1: [One], Folder: 1
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a single five-page typed letter to Rudolf Nebel from Hermann Oberth regarding rocketry work, November 1, 1930. No envelope accomanies the letter. It is from "Prof. Oberth, Medias, Romania" to "Herr Nebel" and includes a signature of "H. Oberth" in pencil on the final page. The letter is written in German and has not been translated or transcribed. Additional information as provided by the auction house (see Immediate Source...
Remi Charles O’Connor Collection
Contents of the Collection The Remi Charles O'Connor Collection primarily relates to the 1941-1956 military service of O'Connor, a Naval Aviator in World War II and the Korean War. The collection is comprised of textual materials such as logs, correspondence, and clippings, as well as 10 photographic prints and one 8mm film reel.The bulk of the collection consists of O'Connor's flight logs, including two from his student pilot training in 1941 and five that cover his flying career from 1941-1964. The logs often...
Norah O'Neill Papers
Abstract Norah Ellen O'Neill (1949-2017), from Seattle, Washington, was a commercial pilot and an aviation pioneer. The collection contains a scrapbook, book reviews, newsletters and serials, photographs, pilot log books, and correspondence related to her flight career and personal life.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Norah O'Neill Papers
William Orthman World War II Collection
Abstract William Orthman (1911-1990) was drafted into the United States Army in 1942. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater as Public Relations Officer. The collection is comprised of 340 photographs and a small amount of textual materials from his 1945-1946 service.
Pan Am Airways Clipper Photograph Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of correspondence from Edmund Abbott to Aggie and John Diebold in 1984 that includes two black-and-white 7x9" photographs of Pan American's amphibious Clipper aircraft, taken in Florida, 1937. One photograph features a Pan Am Airways Sikorsky S-42 on a runway. The other photograph features a Pan Am Airways Sikorsky S-40 docked with passengers boarding.
Clyde Pangborn Collection
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.
Alan Lonsdale Patterson Papers
Overview Alan Lonsdale Patterson worked extensively in the field of aviation from the 1920s to the 1980s. Throughout his career he worked as a barnstormer, pilot and established multiple companies that facilitated the sale of aircraft and aeronautical equipment, predominately between companies based in the United States and China. The collection represents both his professional and personal life through correspondence, photographs, business records, clippings and audiovisual materials, as well as...
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