Jesse Loeb Collection

Collection ID:
Loeb, Jesse
bulk 1901-1961
Physical Description:
0.23 Cubic feet
(1 box)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains material relating to Jesse Loeb's work in advertising and with the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) including news clippings; correspondence; legal contracts relating to newspaper business; and a booklet about organizational by-laws. The collection also contains eight black and white photographs, mounted on paper, of the balloons L'Orient and Centaur, launched from Pittsfield, MA in 1907. Finally, the collection includes some correspondence and religious materials relating to a Mrs. Ernestine Loeb-Berger.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jesse Loeb was a former Secretary of the Membership Committee of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) who was active in a movement to encourage the establishment of private flying clubs in the United States. Loeb's work involved writing articles for various publications on private flying clubs and maintaining a publicity campaign on their behalf. This work was financed by the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, Inc. Prior to working with the NAA, Loeb was employed by various newspapers doing advertising sales and account management.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Jesse Loeb, Gift, 1976

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Jesse Loeb Collection, AccessionXXXX-1161, 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

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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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