Time-Life "Epic of Flight" Series Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0103
Creators:
Time-Life Books, Inc.
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1983]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
25.07 Cubic feet
(23 records center boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a selection of materials from the complete information files compiled by Time-Life Book, Inc. for the preparation of their 'Epic of Flight' series of books. The materials are primarily photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, posters, maps, etc. A few original photographs, transparencies, and negatives are included. The materials are groups by subject of the individual books in the series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Time-Life Books, Inc., produced a series of aviation books called the Epic of Flight. The volumes cover the history of flight and and were divided into the following titled: The Jet Age; The Airline Builders; Soldiers of Fortune; Flying the Mail; The Carrier War; The Aeronauts;The Road to Kitty Hawk; The First Aviators; Barnstorming and Speed Kings; The Helicopters; The Explorers; Architects of Air Power; Fighting Jets; The Luftwaffe; The Soviet Air Force; Designers and Test Pilots; Women Aloft; The Giant Airships;The RAF at War; and The Bush Pilots.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Time-Life Books, Inc., Gift, 1983, XXXX-0103, not NASM

General
General
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Any restrictions are unknown.
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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Epic of Flight Series (monographs) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Time-Life Books, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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