Wiley Post Autographed Photo
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0001
Dates:
1933
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:
This collection consists of an 8 by 10 inch black and white photograph of Wiley Hardeman Post posed beside the Lockheed Model 5B Vega
Winnie Mae
(NR105W).

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of an 8 by 10 inch black and white photograph of Wiley Hardeman Post posed beside the Lockheed Model 5B Vega
Winnie Mae
(NR105W). In the top right corner, an inscription is printed in the image which reads, "Around the World Solo Flight, 7 days 18 hours 49 mins, Wiley Post, 7/22/33." The print is also autographed in black ink "To Fred Bailey From Wiley Post."

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was an American aviator famed for several record flights, including the first solo flight around the world. Post won the 1930 Bendix Race flying in F. C. Hall's Lockheed Model 5B Vega
Winnie Mae
(NR105W), and the following year Post, along with Harold Gatty, circumnavigated the world in the
Winnie Mae
. After this historic first, Post bought the
Winnie Mae
from Hall and flew the same course alone in 1933.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Christine Gabler, Gift, 2017

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
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
Preferred Citation
Wiley Post Autographed Photo, NASM.2018.0001, 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
Air pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935. 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
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/