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Seaplanes

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Aircraft that feature a body shaped as a hull, for water access. Non-preferred terms: Airboats (Seaplanes); Flying boats; Hydro-airplanes; Hydroairplanes; Sea planes

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Baillargeon Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2011-00-00-13
Contents of the Collection The Joseph Baillargeon Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection contains 33 black-and-white photographs of Douglas World Cruisers in Alaska during the 1924 around-the-world flight. The aircraft are depicted in flight, on the ground, and afloat in an Alaskan harbor, likely in April 1924. In most of the aircraft images it is difficult to know which specific plane is depicted as the views are often obscured or seen from a distance. Some images include unidentified individuals, including the...

John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

Bernard Bourrand Sketchbook

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2022-10-06
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...

Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1993-11-22
Contents of the Collection The Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection is a small collection containing two privately-shot films from the 1940s relating to Alaskan aviation. The first film depicts a Star Air Service aircraft and a fishing trip to Lake Iliamna, Alaska, circa 1940s. It begins with footage of an unidentified group of men with fishing equipment, followed by shots of a Star Air Service Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket seaplane (tail number NC-10795) and aerial views of towns, bodies of water,...

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

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...

Virginia Drugg Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1995-01-06
Contents of the Collection The Virginia Drugg Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection contains seven black-and-white photographs of the Douglas World Cruisers while stopped in Unalaska, Alaska during the around the world flight, circa April 1924. The photographs depict a single plane in flight over Unalaska Harbor, Alaska; three of the planes at anchor in Unalaska Harbor; a group of unidentified dignitaries with the pilots in front of Prince Rupert Hotel in Unalaska; two aircraft at anchor with a third visible in...

Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 2022-00-00-37
Overview The Early Aviation Photograph Collection is a collection of unknown origins consisting of 328 prints and 299 negatives, all black-and-white, primarily depicting aircraft from the first half of the 20th century. Some airships, airports, pilots, and other subjects are also represented in the images.

Leone C. Edson Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-04-24
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of fourteen (14) black-and-white photographs depicting the construction of Boeing aircraft and the inside of Boeing Plant 1, circa 1914-1919. The photographer is unknown. Five of the images are 8x10" and include brief handwritten captions on reverse that identify the Boeing Airplane factory. The images depict the construction of an aircraft, possibly a flying boat or seaplane. The remaining nine images 3.5x6" and are photographic reproductions and primarily depict a...

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