John Jay Ide Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0070
Creators:
Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962
Dates:
1911-1962
bulk 1920-1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10.81 Cubic feet
9 records center boxes, 1 scrapbook
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection primarily documents Ide's affiliation with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Particularly noteworthy are his correspondence, war notebooks, and intelligence reports. The war notebooks contain technical information on British aircraft and U.S.-built aircraft in service in Britain during World War II. Researchers are advised that much of the information in the intelligence reports is still security classified and might not be available for immediate reference use.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arrangement: 1) Correspondence, 1911-1962, and undated; 2) war notebooks; 3) intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 4) miscellaneous; 5) pre-1921 materials; 6) financial records; 7) William Knight, 1919-1920; 8) AERONAUTICAL EXPORT DIRECTORY, 1940; 9) duplicate intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 10) scrapbook.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Jay Ide (1892-1962) graduated from Columbia University with a Certificate of Architecture (1913), then studied at the Ecole des Beuax Arts, Paris, in 1914. He was an architect with H. T. Lindeberg in New York, 1916-1917 and 1920-1921. He then served as a technical assistant for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the American Embassy in Paris, 1921-1940, and again from 1949 until his retirement. During World War II he served active duty in the Bureau of Aeronautics of the Navy Department in Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No donor information, unknown, unknown, XXXX-0070, unknown

General
General
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Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The intelligence reports contained within the collection contain security classified information.
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

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 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
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/