National Air and Space Museum Archives

George M. Keightley Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0686
Creators:
Keightley, George M., 1889-1967
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes his pilot's log book, old passports, newspaper articles, Early Bird decals, correspondence, and original photographs and postcards. The photographs/postcards include shots of the following aircraft: Stearman (1927) C-3MB mailplane; de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou; Curtiss JN-4Can; Curtiss Condor; Sikorsky S-38BH Amphibian; Deperdussin (UK) 1913 Racer; Republic F-84F Thunderstreak; Alexander Eaglerock A-4, A-12, A-15; Ford Tri-Motor; Bristol Scout; Blériot XI. There are also photos of Ely's flight from the USS Pennsylvania; Katherine and Marjorie Stinson; the graduating class at Berkley, CA; an Eastern Air Transport Building; a Mexican Pan American Airlines hangar; the tombstone of Lt. Reginald E. P. Pryce-Jones; 50 HP Kirkham engine; 3" Koellein-Mieding gun; and "Eaglerock" radiator.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Martin Keightley (1889-1967) was a member of the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. He helped develop the Royal Canadian Air Service in World War I, and when the United States entered the war he returned to the US become an instructor for the Army Signal Corps. In World War II he served on the Civil Aeronautics Board as an air safety investigator.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Hetty Keightley, Gift

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
George M. Keightley Collection, XXXX-0686, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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
Attach authorities Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss JN-4Can Canuck Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deperdussin (France) 1913 Monocoque Racer Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Republic F-48F Thunderstreak Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Eaglerock A-4 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Eaglerock A-12 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Eaglerock A-15 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ford Tri-Motor Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bleriot XI Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stearman (1927) C-3MB Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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