International Aviation Meet, Grant Park, Chicago Souvenir Program [Johnson]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0023
Creators:
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Dates:
1911
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
An International Aviation Meet was held under the auspices of the Aero Club of Illinois and the International Aviation Meet Association at Grant Park, Chicago from August 12-20, 1911. This collection consists of the Official Souvenir Program for the event.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the Official Souvenir Program for the International Aviation Meet held at Grant Park, Chicago, from August 12-20, 1911. The program measures 9 x 12 inches, and the cover features an illustration by artist John Tinney McCutcheon which includes an allegorical figure of the god Mercury surrounded by stylized airplanes.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
An International Aviation Meet was held under the auspices of the Aero Club of Illinois and the International Aviation Meet Association at Grant Park, Chicago from August 12-20, 1911. Pilots participating in the meet included Earle L. "Ovie" Ovington; Howard W. Gill; Calbraith Perry Rodgers; Lincoln Beachey; Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith; Rene Simon; Oscar Allen Brindley; George W. Beatty; Arthur L. "Al" Welsh; John A. D. McCurdy; Thomas S. Baldwin; Rene Barrier; Paul W. Beck; Walter R. Brookins; Leonard Warden Bonney; Frank T. Coffyn; Andrew Drew; James C. "Bud" Mars; James Vernon Martin; George Mestach; Phillip Orin Parmelee; Hugh Armstrong Robinson; Arthur Burr Stone; James Clifford Turpin; James J. "Jimmie" Ward; Charles Forster Willard; Eugene B. Ely; and William R. Badger and St. Croix Johnstone (both of whom were killed in accidents at the meet). Records were set during the course of the meet by Beachey, Beatty, Sopwith, Parmelee, and Smith.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged and described (2017) and encoded (2020) by Jessamyn Lloyd.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Dolores Johnson, Gift, 2017, NASM.2017.0023

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
International Aviation Meet, Grant Park, Chicago Souvenir Program [Johnson], NASM.2017.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Souvenir programs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grant Park (Chicago, Ill.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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