National Air and Space Museum Archives

97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0044
Creators:
Gamm, Edward Joseph, 1893-1977.
Dates:
1918
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.24 Cubic feet
1 flatbox
Repository:
This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France serving with the 97th Aero Squadron.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France. The photographs include images of 97th Aero Squadron personnel and facilities; aerial views of France; armament; aerial views of bombs being dropped; and aircraft including the Breguet Bre.14, de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4, and Nieuport 28 C1. The collection also contains a brief biographical sketch of Gamm compiled by the donor.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by type of material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Edward Joseph Gamm (1893-1977) served as an aircraft mechanic with the 97th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in France during World War I.

Administration
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Richard Stansell-Gamm, Gift, 2017, NASM.2017.0044
Processing Information
Arranged and described by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2017. Encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2019.

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
97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm], NASM.2017.0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1914-1918 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nieuport (France) 28 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Breguet 14 (Military aircraft) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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