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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 15 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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...

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...

Jack H. Frazelle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-08-17
Contents of the Collection The Jack H. Frazelle Collection is comprised of photographs and textual materials collected by and/or given to Jack H. Frazelle during his 20+ year career as Assistant Manager of Boeing Field. Materials range from the 1910s to the 1980s.The collection includes assorted photographs, both in color and black-and-white, depicting aircraft, both in flight and on the ground; Boeing facilities; and one image of the Graf Zeppelin in a hangar in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Some of the photographs...

Vern Gorst Postcard Collection

 Collection — Folder One
Identifier: 1993-12-21
Scope and Contents The Vern Gorst Postcard Collection is a small collection consisting of two photographic postcards from 1913-1914 inscribed by Gorst to Ellsworth Scott Wetzel. One postcard depicts the 1913 Martin seaplane that Gorst owned landing on the water. The correspondence on the verso of the postcard is dated June 3, 1913 and refers to the plane "as the only safe way of traveling." The other postcard depicts Gorst with another man, possibly Charles King, in a small boat outfitted...

Walter Herlofson World War I Navy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-03-01
Abstract The collection contains photographs, blueprints, and religious materials relating to the naval service of Norwegian-American Walter Edwin Herlofson (1896-1975) during World War I. Herlofson, originally of Minnesota, later relocated with his family to Puyallup, Washington.

William S. Luckey Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-09-24
Abstract William S. Luckey was an acclaimed Curtiss Flying Team pilot best known as the winner of The New York Times race around Manhattan Island on Oct. 13, 1913. The William S. Luckey Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to Luckey's aviation career and to his wife, Laura Luckey.

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