United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0062
Creators:
Douglas, Deborah G.
Dates:
1944-1994
bulk [ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Languages:
The majority of this collection is in
English
with a very small amount of material in
Italian
and
Spanish
.
Physical Description:
2.57 Cubic feet
2 record center boxes
Repository:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985
, by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. This collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book. Included are: various types of correspondence; photographs; newspapers and other publications; photocopies of book chapters and magazine and newspaper articles; working notes belonging to the author; reports (official and personal); interview transcripts; and approximately 600 bibliographic note cards. Also included are 10 cassettes containing interviews with the following aviators: Ann Carl, Toby Felker, Nancy Fitzroy, Margaret Hoffman, Jean Ross Howard, Lt. Beth Hubert, Lt. Col. Yvonne C. Pateman, Janet Rassmussen, Lynn Rippelmeyer, and Mary F. Silitch.
Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects. In addition, images of some material in the collection have been excluded from online display due to possible copyright restrictions.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by topic/subject.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985
, by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. The publication documents the stories of women involved in all aspects of aviation during this time period, from pilots and engineers, to aircraft industry personnel and flight attendants.

Administration
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deborah G. Douglas, Gift, 1995, NASM.1995.0062
Processing Information
Arranged and described in 1996. Updated and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd in 2020.

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
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985
Research Materials, NASM.1995.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Aeronautics, Military Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women in aeronautics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Felker, Toby Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carl, Ann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fitzroy, Nancy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hoffman, Margaret Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hubert, Beth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard, Jean Ross Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pateman, Yvonne C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rassmussen, Janet Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rippelmeyer, Lynn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silitch, Mary F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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