Assen Jordanoff Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0037
Creators:
Jordanoff, Assen., 1896-1967
Dates:
bulk 1897 - 1967
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.54 Cubic feet
(2 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Assen Jordanoff (1896-1967) was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and first flew during the summer of 1912. He was with the 1st Air Squadron during the Balkan War 1912-1913 and he was an officer with the Bulgarian Air Force, during World War I. Jordanoff emigrated to the United States in 1921, where he held a variety of aviation-related jobs, including draftsman, engineer, and flight instructor for various aviation companies. The companies he worked for include: LWF (Lowe, Willard & Fowler Engineering Co.), Curtiss Aeroplane Company , and the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Jordanoff was also a renowned aviation writer, and his books include Flying and How to Do It and Jordanoff's Illustrated Aviation Dictionary.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This collection consists of .5 cubic ft of archival material relating to Assen Jordanoff's aviation career, including: correspondence, articles written by Jordanoff, articles about Jordanoff, photographs, and biographical information. The material is in both English and Bulgarian.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
George Markow-Totevy, Gift, 2006

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Assen Jordanoff Papers, Accession number 2006-0037, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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
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Repository Contact
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