Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0032
Dates:
1920s to 1930s
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.35 Cubic feet
1 flatbox
Repository:
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional active in the 1920s and 1930s. This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera. There is a significant amount of material in the scrapbook relating to Mildred Doran, including the search for the Buhl Airsedan CA-5
Miss Doran
after it went missing during the Dole Air Race from California to Hawaii in 1927. Doran was a passenger on board the aircraft, which was crewed by John A. "Augie" Pedlar (pilot) and Vilas R. Knope (navigator). There is also material in the scrapbook relating to Ray Page.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional. Morris worked for Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company serving at different times as a factory manager and as a district sales manager. Morris also ran, and served as one of the pilots for, several businesses that provided airplane rides, flying lessons, advertising services, and performed at county fairs, air shows, and other exhibitions. These companies included Morris Flying Circus, Morris Fliers, Morris Air Navigators, and Morris Aero Messengers. In the 1930s, Morris took over management of the Southern California Airport in Pico.

Administration
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ed Kellum, Gift in honor of Donna Engleman, 2021, NASM.2021.0032.
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2021.

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
Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook, NASM.2021.0032, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air pilots Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morris, Frank "Pop" Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company (Lincoln, Neb.) Corporate 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
https://airandspace.si.edu/archives