Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance (Batchelder) Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0005
Creators:
Joint Photographic Reconnaissance Center
Dates:
bulk 1914-1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 Cubic Feet
(10 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of historical information on aerial photographic reconnaissance, compiled by the donor, Samuel Batchelder. The bulk of the material is publications, including "The Illustrated War News" (World War I), '"Evidence in Camera" (British Air Ministry), and "Enemy Defences" (Mediterranean Allied Photographic Reconnaissance Command). The collection also includes recognition and training manuals for photographic interpretation, aerial photos of the European Theater of Operations, and damage shots of Allied bombing targets.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Samuel L. Batchelder (1908-1991) was affiliated with the US Army Air Forces Intelligence School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and the Joint Photographic Reconnaissance Center in Mendenham, England.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance (Batchelder) Collection, Accession 1986-0005, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerial photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerial reconnaissance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerial Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Training manuals -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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