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Farnum T. Fish Collection
Creators:
Fish, Farnum T., 1896-1978
Dates:
Circa 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Farnum T. Fish (1896-1978) was an early aviator who flew his Wright (Co) Model B biplane in numerous air meets. This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Fish and his aircraft as well as handwritten technical notes.

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Lawrence Burst Sperry Passport
Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Fokker T-2 Photograph
Dates:
May 3, 1923
May 31, 1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 items (1 photograph, 1 letter))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0123
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Photograph of the U. S. Army Air Service Fokker T-2 on the ground at Rockwell Field, North Island, San Diego, California, probably on (or not long after) May 3, 1923, following the conclusion of the first non-stop transcontinental flight. Pilots Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Lieutenant John A. Macready had departed from Long Island, New York, the previous day. Collection also includes a letter dated May 31, 1945, from Captain A. B. Mason, San Diego County Sheriff's Office, San Diego, California, refering to the photograph.

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Bowman Family Papers
Creators:
Bowman, Les (Leslie)
Bowman, Martie (Marguerite)
Bowman, Larnie
Dates:
1923-1987
bulk 1923-1950
Size:
1.28 Cubic feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Bowman Family Papers contain 1.28 cubic feet of material related to the aviation careers of Leslie (Les), Marguerite (Martie), and Larnie Bowman.

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Alva R. DeGarmo Collection
Creators:
DeGarmo, Alva R., 1899-1988
Dates:
1916-1986
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Alva R. DeGarmo Collection consists of DeGarmo's army records; logbooks; Boeing Air Transport/United Air Lines correspondence; material documenting his World War II activities; newspaper articles; photographs; and Western Air Lines anniversary items.

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Hindenburg Memorabilia Collection [von Meister]
Creators:
von Meister, F.W. "Willy,", 1903-1978
Dates:
1925-1969
bulk 1934-1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (6 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Friedrich Wilhelm. "Willy" von Meister and his activities with the airship industries of Germany and the United States.

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336th Fighter Squadron Korea Photographs [Yocum]
Creators:
Yocum, Walter Edward "Wally", Jr., 1934-2016
Dates:
1954
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 64 black and white photographs relating to Walter Edward "Wally" Yocum, Jr. and his service with the 336th Fighter Squadron in South Korea in 1954.

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Basil Lee Rowe Collection
Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.

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Russell L. Maughan Scrapbook Photo Album
Creators:
Maughan, Russell L., 1893-1958
Dates:
1917-1929
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in.

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Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT), Inc. Collection [Sheaffer]
Creators:
Sheaffer, Daniel
Dates:
1928-1952
bulk 1928-1943
Size:
1.91 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, 1 slim legal document box, and 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0267
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) was the first US airline associated with railroads (Pennsylvania and Santa Fe) in providing a rapid form of coast to coast transportation service. This collection includes material that Daniel M. Sheaffer collected about Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT).

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