Collection ID:
McGrath, Dorn
bulk 1971-1997
Physical Description:
0.36 Cubic Feet
(1 box)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 738 color slides of the following airports and their environs taken or collected by Dorn McGrath: Andrews Air Force Base (Camp Springs, MD); Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, GA); Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT); General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (Boston, MA); Buffalo Niagara International Airport (Buffalo, NY); Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (Baltimore, MD); Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport (Cleveland, OH); Dallas - Love Field (Dallas, TX); Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Washington, DC); Denver International Airport (Denver, CO); Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (Irving, TX); New Denver International Airport (Denver, CO); Southwest Florida International Airport (Fort Myers, FL); Frankfurt International (Germany); Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (Fort Lauderdale, FL); Gainesville Regional Airport (Gainesville, FL); Piedmont Triad International Airport (Greensboro, NC); William P. Hobby Airport (Houston, TX); Indianapolis International Airport (Indianapolis, In); John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York, NY); Chautauqua County / Jamestown Airport (Jamestown, NY); LaGuardia Airport (New York, NY); Orlando International Airport (Orlando, FL); Memphis International Airport (Memphis, TN); Miami International Airport (Miami, FL); Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (Kenner) (New Orleans, LA); Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (Oakland, CA); Will Rogers World Airport (Oklahoma City, OK); O'Hare international Airport (Chicago, IL); San Diego International / Lindbergh Field Airport (San Diego, CA); Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Seattle, WA); Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (Sarasota, FL); Syracuse Hancock International Airport (Syracuse, NY); Tulsa International Airport (Tulsa, OK); Lester B. Person International Airport (Toronto, Canada); Naval Air Station Barbers Point (Hawaii); Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Virginia); Naval Air Station Oceana (Virginia); and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (California).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dorn McGrath is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning and Geography. In 2003 he retired from the George Washington University where he was the founder of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Director of the Institute for Urban Development Research, Chairman of the Department of Geography and Regional Science, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, and one of the founders of the University's Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. McGrath's interest in airports stems from his interest in urban development and planning.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr., Gift, 2012

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Airport Color Slides, Accession 2013-0002, 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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airports -- Planning Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airports Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Urban transportation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slides (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151