Floyd E. Barlow Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0388
Creators:
Barlow, Floyd E., 1889-1977
Dates:
1912-1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.29 Cubic Feet
(1 16x20x1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, telegrams, licenses, and correspondence documenting Barlow's aviation career. There are also photographs of noted aviators, some of which are autographed.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Floyd E. Barlow (1889-1977) soloed in 1911. In 1912 Barlow attended the Curtiss School, and then barnstormed for Curtiss Aeroplane Company at county fairs. He tested bombs and machine guns during World War I, but after the war he returned to barnstorming and established an agency for Eaglerock and Monocoupe aircraft. From 1924-1932 Barlow was an instructor for Rapid Airlines, and for the years 1937-1939 he was the Commissioner of Aviation for South Dakota. During World War II he was an instructor for the Royal Air Force at Lancaster, CA and also assisted the United States Air Force. After World War II, Barlow retired from aviation.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Floyd E. Barlow, gift, XXXX-0388, Unknown

General
General
NASMrev

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Monocoupe Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Eaglerock Aircraft Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barlow, Floyd E., 1889-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss Flying School -- Newport News, VA Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rapid Airlines Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Dakota Commissioner of Aviation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
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