Arthur C. Arendt Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0760
Creators:
Arendt, Arthur C.
Dates:
bulk 1919-1958
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic Feet
(3 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes 49 black and white prints and 19 color snapshots. The color prints are of the Piasecki H-21 and the Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur. These photographs were taken of the aircraft in 1958 at the Philadelphia Airport before their respective test flights. The black and white photography relate to Arendt and his air mail service. The images include photographs of air mail personalities, including Walter H. Stevens, and the following aircraft: de Havilland DH-4 Mailplane Conversion; Curtiss JN-4; Martin MP Mailplane (MB-1 and MB-2); Great Lakes 4A-1; Bach 3CT8 (Air Yacht); Travel Air 2000; Martin MT; Junkers-Larsen JL-6; Great Lakes 2T1A; Fokker D-VII; Travel Air Mystery; Brunner Winkle Bird

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur C. Arendt was a pilot for the U.S. Air Mail Service from August 5, 1920 until April 9, 1921. He was a colleague to Walter H. Stevens, another air mail pilot, who was one of the thirty-four air mail pilots to die in the line of duty when his aircraft caught fire in the air above Pemberville, Ohio, on September 14, 1920. Arendt was later a member of the Air Mail Pioneers organization

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Arthur C. Arendt, Gift

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Arthur C. Arendt Photographs, Accession number XXXX-0760, 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
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fokker D.III (M 19F, M 19K) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air mail service Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piasecki H-21 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel Air 2000 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin MP Mailplane Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Lakes 4A-1 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Junkers-Larsen JL-6 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bach 3CT8 (Air Yacht) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brunner Winkle Bird Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevens, Walter H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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