Major Leland W. Miller Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0055
Creators:
Miller, Leland W., 1894-
Dates:
1920-1924
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.23 Cubic feet
(1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to Leland Miller's professional accomplishments in the early 1920s, as well as the social activities of his wife and friends.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leland W. Miller (1894- ) graduated from George Washington University with a BSE, and from Harvard with a MBA. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1917, and was one of the six flyers to make the first Central American flight from Panama to the Mexican border, making stops in all Central American countries. Miller also gained renown for his expertise in aerial photography and served with the US Army Air Corps, 9th Aero Squadron and, later, as Commanding Officer of the 12th Photographic Section at France Field, Canal Zone. Miller retired from the Air Force as a Brigadier General in 1946, and went on to be Vice President of Finance for Northeast Airlines in 1947, and Vice President of Finance for Convair, 1948-1953.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Marjorie Miller?, transfer, 2000, 2000-0055, unknown

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.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aerial photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Records Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Central America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Leland W., 1894- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9th Aero Squadron Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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