Curtiss Field Photographs [Nelson]
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0034
Dates:
1920s
Languages:
English
This collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
Curtiss Field was located in Garden City, Long Island on the site of what was originally part of Hazelhurst Field. Alfred H. Nelson was a licensed Aircraft & Engine mechanic at Curtiss Field in the 1920s. This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field during that timeframe.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field in the late 1920s. Two of the photographs are 4 by 5 inches in size and the remainder are 8 by 10 inches. Aircraft shown in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-36B and the Sikorsky S-38B Amphibian, including the Sikorsky S-36B
Dawn
. People shown in the photographs include Alfred H. Nelson, Elinor Smith, Harry Hopkins, and other mechanics and pilots.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Curtiss Field was located in Garden City, Long Island on the site of what was originally part of Hazelhurst Field. Alfred H. Nelson was a licensed Aircraft & Engine mechanic at Curtiss Field in the 1920s.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged and described by Jessamyn Lloyd in 2013. Encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd in 2020.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Neil Anders Nelson, Gift, 2013, NASM.2013.0034

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Using the Collection
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
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Curtiss Field Photographs [Nelson], NASM.2013.0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sikorsky S-36B Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss Field -- New York, Garden City Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Smith, Elinor. Personal 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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