Elmer J. "Slim" Faucett Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0561
Creators:
Faucett, Elmer J., 1891-1960
Dates:
1918-1967
bulk [ca. 1930s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.23 Cubic Feet
(1 slim legal document box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one scrapbook that contains magazine and newspaper clippings pertaining to Faucett Aviation Company's early history. Magazines include: 'The Peruvian Times;' 'Andean Air Mail;' and 'The West Coast Leader.' There are Faucett Airlines Ads and 8 black and white photographs of Elmer and wife Venetha Faucett, while he receives the Aviation Cross of the First Order, 1942.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elmer J. Faucett (1891-1960) worked for Curtiss Aircraft as a mechanic before he enlisted in World War I. In 1920, Faucett transferred to Roosevelt Field and was put in charge of service and maintenance. In June of that year, after being fired for a stunt, Faucett was sent to Peru. On October 5, 1922 he was the first man to fly over the Andes mountains, and fly from Lima to Iquitos. On September 15, 1928 he began the Faucett Aviation Company, a cargo and passenger airline which became Peru's oldest and largest domestic airline.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Anna Mae Faucett, gift, 1991, XXXX-0561, unknown

General
General
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Peru Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Faucett, Elmer J., 1891-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Faucett Aviation Co Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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