Crocker Snow Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0059
Creators:
Snow, Crocker
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1990s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
41.4 Cubic Feet
(37 records center boxes) (1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of approximately 40 cubic feet of material documenting the varied aviation career of Crocker Snow. These materials include the following types of media: photographs, published materials, audio and videotapes, manuscripts, reports, surveys, propaganda leaflets, correspondence, and scrapbooks. There is quite a bit of material relating to airport planning, in specifically Boston Logan Airport and the problems of noise pollution.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Crocker Snow was involved in many facets of aviation, most notably in the areas of aviation law and politics. Highlights of his career, which are covered in this collection, include the following: documentation on his company, Skyways, formed in 1927, one of the first commercial flying operations at East Boston's airport; Snow's role as author of the first comprehensive aeronautical law for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Snow's role as Director of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission from its creation until 1976; and Snow's role as Chairman of the President's Aviation Advisory Commission in 1972. Snows' World War II military aviation career is also covered here in some detail including his stints as the commanding officer of the North Atlantic Sector of the Air Corps Ferrying Command, his role as commander of a provisional B-17 Bomb Group, and his organization of and participation with the 498th B-29 Bomb Group, which took part in numerous bombing and propaganda missions against the Japanese mainland.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Janice Snow, Gift, 2001, 2001-0059, 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.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Massachussetts. Aeronautics Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Aviation Advisory Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army Air Forces. 498th Bombardment Group Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logan International Airport. Boston, MA Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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