Elbert W. Proctor Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0038
Creators:
Proctor, Elbert W.
Dates:
1920-1963
bulk [ca.1920s]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.09 Cubic feet
(1 records center box)
Repository:
This collection contains documentation on TAT (Transcontinental Air Transport) and NAT (National Air Transport) as well as radio communication and general aviation themes. The following types of material are included: house newspapers/newsletters for both airlines; newspaper and magazine articles relating to Proctor, the airlines or aviation; photographs of both NAT and TAT, specifically dealing with radio; correspondence; and memorabilia relating to TAT and NAT.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains documentation on TAT (Transcontinental Air Transport) and NAT (National Air Transport) as well as radio communication and general aviation themes. The following types of material are included: house newspapers/newsletters for both airlines; newspaper and magazine articles relating to Proctor, the airlines or aviation; photographs of both NAT and TAT, specifically dealing with radio; correspondence; and memorabilia relating to TAT and NAT.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The Elbert W. Proctor Collection is arranged by content type.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elbert W. Proctor worked for both National Air Transport (NAT) and Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Airlines during the 1920s and early 1930s as a radio engineer. Proctor was in charge of communication for TAT.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Elbert W. Proctor, gift, 1993, 1993-0038, NASM
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Patti Williams, 2016YEAR. Digital assets attached by Allan Janus, 2020.

General
General
Additional Materials: Artifacts that accompanied this collection have been transferred to the National Air and Space Museum Aeronautics Division.
General
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Using the Collection
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
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Elbert W. Proctor Collection, Acc. NASM.1993.0038YEAR.####, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

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