Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aeroplanes, Military; Military airplanes; War planes; Warplanes
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Bernard Bourrand Sketchbook
Collection — Box One
Content Description The Bernard Bourrand Sketchbook is a single-item collection: a bound volume full of drawings and sketches by French artist Bernard Bourrand, dating to 1947-1951. The illustrations depict aircraft, automobiles and other forms of transportation, the majority of which are experimental models. Also among the illustrations are other "Atomic Age" futuristic designs. The volume is a record book with paginated ruled pages. Each page has multiple drawings by Bourrand primarily in...
William Firth Photograph Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The William Firth Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of 29 black-and-white 8x10-inch photographs depicting various aircraft including Boeing, Consolidated, Curtiss, Douglas, and Fleet models from circa 1920s-1950s. The majority of images depict side or three-quarter views of aircraft on the ground, although some images depict aircraft in flight. Many images are of aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and some images were taken at Edwards Air Force Base. Not all aircraft have...
Harry R. Mankins Film Collection
Collection — Box Film Box 6, Reel: 1
Contents of the Collection The Harry R. Mankins Film Collection is a small collection containing one film reel from circa 1930s-1940s of various military aircraft and airliners flying around the Seattle, Washington area. Aircraft pictured include the Boeing XB-15, XB-17, 247, and 314 Clipper prototype; Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats; and a United Airlines Douglas DC-3 "Mainliner" aircraft. Passengers, flight attendants, and flight and ground crew are featured in a few shots. Other scenes include a brief aerial...
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...