Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0001
Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
bulk 1910s-1930s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.18 Cubic Feet
(2 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of two cubic feet of research material gathered for Eileen F. Lebow's book, Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation. The research material was gathered from a variety of repositories, and consists mostly of copies of newspaper articles and photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author Eileen F. Lebow wrote a book about early women pilots entitled, Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation. The book, published by Brassey's Inc. in 2002, highlights the following pilots: Raymonde De Laroche; Hélène Dutrieu; Marie Marvingt; Melli Beese; Lydia Zvereva; Eugenie Shakhovskaya; Lyubov Golanchikova; Helena Samsonova; Hilda Hewlett; Cheridah de Beauvoir Stocks; Winnie Buller; Lillian E. Bland; Blanche Scott; Bessica Raiche; Harriet Quimby; Matilde Moisant; Katherine and Marjorie Stinson; Ruth Law; Julia Clark; Bernetta Miller; Florence Seidell; Mrs. Richberg Hornsby; Dorothy Rice Peirce; Helen Hodge Harris; Hilder Smith; Alys McKey Bryant; and Lily Irvine.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Eileen F. Lebow, Gift, 2006

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation Collection, Accession number 2007-0001, 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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women air pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspaper clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stinson, Katherine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stinson, Marjorie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quimby, Harriet, 1875-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bryant, Alys McKey Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Law, Ruth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Bernetta Adams. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raiche, Bessica. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Julia. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Laroche, Raymonde. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dutrieu, Helene. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
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