Aircraft Industry Materials
This collection consists of approximately 1.15 cubic feet of material relating to various aircraft companies including Fairchild Corporation; Lockheed Corporation; Grumman Corporation; Republic Aviation Corporation; United Aircraft Corporation; General Electric; and Convair. The types of material in this collection include employee newsletters; annual reports; technical manuals and reports; technical drawings; and …
Jean Warren (J. W.) Seele Aircraft Photography Collection
This collection consists of approximately 6000 color slides and over 2000 negatives/prints (a mixture of color and black and white) of civil and military aircraft taken by Seele, circa 1950s-1970s. The shots were taken in the United States, specifically in the Midwest. Aircraft from the following manufacturers are represented: Aero Commander, Arrow …
Aircraft Photograph Collection [Kaplan]
This collection contains approximately two hundred photographs and lithographs of various aircraft manufactured by the following companies: Airspeed, Aeronautical Trading Company, Armstrong-Whitworth, Avro, Bell, Boeing, Budd, Consolidated-Vultee, Convair, Curtiss, de Havilland, Douglas, Gloster, Globe Aircraft Corporation, Grumman, Hughes, Lockheed, Laister-Kauffman, Martin, McDonnell, Northrop, Republic, Saunders-Roe (Saro), Short, Sikorsky, Stinson, Taylorcraft …
Michael Webb Aircraft and Cockpit Photograph Collection
This collection consists of approximately 869 negatives, 343 transparencies and 539 photographic prints of aircraft and cockpit shots. These images are divided into the forty-three groups, which include the following aircraft: Boeing B-17 'Swoose,' B-29 'Enola Gay,' B-36, KC-97L; Cessna Citation; Convair T-29; Curtiss A-4E; Douglas C-124; Falcon 50; Fokker F-27; Grumman E-2 Tracer …
Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers
This collection is composed of Krafft Ehricke's files including Ehricke's published and unpublished papers as well as papers and works by others that Ehricke gathered, presumably as reference material.
Mohawk Airlines Negatives [Smith]
Mohawk Airlines was founded in 1945 as Robinson Aviation and was based out of Ithaca Municipal Airport in New York. C. Hadley Smith (1910-2004) began taking photographs at age five and received formal training in photography at the Patuxent River Naval Air Base where he served as a Photographer's Mate First Class during World War II. After the war, he began his career as a commercial photographer in Ithaca, New York. One of his clients was Robinson Aviation, later Mohawk Airlines. This collection consists of approximately 250 images taken by C. Hadley Smith pertaining to Mohawk Airlines, and a few from their predecessor Robinson Aviation.
Fairchild Industries, Inc. collection
This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.
Donald A. Hall Interview
This collection consists of audio recordings and a transcript of an interview conducted by telephone with Donald A. Hall in 1967. The interviewer is Tom Leech who was working on behalf of the San Diego Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). During the interview, Hall discusses his …
Weber Project 90 Test Footage
The Zero-Zero (zero altitude and zero air speed) ejection seat was developed by Weber Aircraft Company for Project Gemini spacecraft and was adapted for the Convair F-106A and F-106B Delta Dart. This collection consists of three reels of 16mm film pertaining to Weber Aircraft's Project 90 test flight and the Zero-Zero ejection seat.
Jean W. Seele Rural Photographs
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993
Approx. 1,065 color photographs (chromogenic prints), negatives and slides of rural scenes, mostly in Kansas.