Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0140
Creators:
Browne, Secor Delaney, 1916-
Dates:
1966-1980
bulk 1969-1972
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6.54 Cubic feet
(6 records center boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the files of Browne during his stint as chairman for the Civil Aeronautics Board and afterwards until 1980. The collection includes the following types of material: correspondence, magazines and newspapers, tapes of speeches given by Browne, both cassette and reels, conference and meeting proceedings, and notes and telephone logs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Secor Delahay Browne (1916- ) was involved in aircraft research and technology in a variety of ways, working with aircraft engineering and production, serving in the USAAF (1942-1946), teaching at MIT, writing articles on aviation topics, and holding membership in various aircraft societies and clubs. In 1969-1973, he was the Chairman for the Civil Aeronautics Board, a critic of the supersonic aircraft and an opponent of airline deregulation.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Rodney G. Paige, gift, 1989-0140, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
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.
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Supersonic planes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial -- Law and legislation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Browne, Secor Delaney, 1916- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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