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United States. Air Force


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Freeman F. Bentley Papers

Identifier: MS-423
Abstract The collection consists of papers covering Freeman Bentley's life, focusing on his scientific career and his research in spectroscopy. The majority of the material in this collection is scientific in nature and includes test results, data sheets, technical reports and articles. Bentley authored many of the technical reports and articles in this collection. His writings and reports are especially important considering Bentley was a pioneer in the field of far infrared spectroscopy. In...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975

Charles and Grace Bost Papers

Identifier: MS-453

The Charles and Grace Bost Papers consist of World War II-era correspondence. There are 67 letters between Charles and Grace of Springfield, Ohio. Charles entered the service in July 1942 and was stationed in Tennessee while Grace remained in Springfield, Ohio.

Dates: 1935-1943; Majority of material found in 1942

Dayton Air Service Incorporated Committee Records

Identifier: MS-136
Abstract The Dayton Air Service Incorporated Committee was incorporated November 14th, 1922 as the legal successor to a previous voluntary committee led by Frederick B. Patterson, son of John H. Patterson. The purpose of the corporation was to further the permanent retention in the Dayton area of the Army Air Service Experiment Station, then McCook Field, and to establish a memorial to Orville and Wilbur Wright. This collection contains administration records, including articles of incorporation and...
Dates: 1919-1943

James Keen Photographic Collection

Identifier: MS-450
Abstract James Keen was a newspaper photographer for a number of newspapers throughout the country, including the Dayton Journal-Herald. This collection consists of approximately 9,300 black and white negatives and black and white photographs. These photographs were taken from 1937 to 1946 in and around the Miami Valley, including Dayton, Wright and Patterson Fields and other nearby Ohio areas. As a newspaper photographer, many of these photographs were taken to accompany news in the Dayton Journal...
Dates: 1933 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Dr. John Keto Papers

Identifier: MS-118
Abstract The Dr. John Keto Papers consists of materials collected throughout his professional career as a research scientist. Dr. Keto was known for his work developing airborne radar equipment during World War II, pioneering the field of bionics, and heading the Aeronautical Systems Division on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio as the Chief Scientist in the 1960s. The collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, research reports, speeches, and symposium papers covering such topics as...
Dates: 1951-1981

Neal V. Loving Collection

Identifier: MS-282

Neal Loving, recognized as one of the "African American Pioneers in Aviation", was a renowned airplane designer and an aerospace engineer at the Flight Dynamics Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Dayton, Ohio. The collection contains papers, photographs, and blueprints of Loving's designs, including his WR-1 midget racer named "Loving's Love".

Dates: 1930-1998

William F. Patterson Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-424

William F. Patterson, a prominent commercial photographer in the Dayton area, has been photographing the work of local architects, businesses, and events since the 1960s. This collection includes approximately 20,000 negatives, slides, transparencies, and photographs taken by Patterson for commercial clients and placement in books, advertisements, catalogs, and brochures. Patterson's work also includes approximately 10,000 images from his travels throughout Europe and North America.

Dates: 1967-1993; Majority of material found within 1980-1989

Dr. Sidney Peerless Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-380

The collection contains 574 photographs that were collected by Dr. Sidney Peerless. The collection contains photographs from five different photographers; Nancy Ford Cones, Cecil Carey, Richard Tepe, Fritz Henle, and US Navy and Air Force photographs of aircraft.

Dates: 1898-1959; Majority of material found within 1900-1940

Paul Webb Collection

Identifier: MS-426

The Paul Webb Collection consists of records and files accumulated by the research firm Webb Associates during the course of experiments in human physiology and calorimetry between 1972 and 1984, as well as articles, book drafts, and other publications on similar topics, written by or citing Dr. Paul Webb. The collection also contains several Vari-Temp suits which were part of a calorimeter designed and used by Dr. Webb, as well as prototype space activity suits also designed by Webb.

Dates: 1953-1993; Majority of material found within 1972-1984

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Collection 10
Digital Record 1
Correspondence 7
Photographs 6
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) 5
Dayton (Ohio) -- History 3
Airplanes -- Photographs 2
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Audiocassettes 2
Negatives (photographs) 2
Photographers 2
Photographs -- 20th century 2
Slides (photographs) 2
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) -- History 2
Acetate film 1
Aerial photography 1
Aeronautics -- African American aviators -- Homebuilt aircraft 1
Aerospace industries 1
African Americans in aeronautics -- United States -- History 1
Air pilots 1
Airplanes, Military -- Photographs 1
Austria 1
Bionics 1
Black-and-white photographs 1
Books 1
Calorimeters 1
Calorimetry 1
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) 1
Chemical warfare 1
Chemists 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Closed ecological systems (Space environment) 1
Commercial photography 1
Electrocardiography 1
England 1
Germany 1
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 1
Handbooks and manuals 1
John F. Kennedy Space Center Region (Fla.) 1
Langley Air Force Base (Va.) 1
Lantern slides 1
Magazines (periodicals) 1
Maps 1
Materials -- Research 1
Materials science 1
Metabolism -- Testing 1
Military bases, American -- Ohio 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Newspapers 1
Norway 1
Nutrition -- Research 1
Outer space -- Exploration 1
Pamphlets 1
Patterson Field (Ohio) 1
Periodicals 1
Photography -- Ohio -- Dayton 1
Photography -- United States 1
Photography, Industrial 1
Photojournalism 1
Portrait photography 1
Publications (documents) 1
Reports 1
Scotland 1
Scrapbooks 1
Sleep deprivation 1
Space medicine 1
Spectrum analysis 1
Springfield (Ohio) 1
Sweden 1
Switzerland 1
Transparencies 1
Videocassettes 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
Yellow Springs (Ohio) 1
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