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AV. Aviation

 Topic Guide
Identifier: AV
This classification groups collections on the topic of aviation.

Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:

Air Force Association, Wright Memorial Chapter Records

Identifier: MS-351
Abstract This collection documents a civilian aerospace organization that promotes public understanding of aerospace power and national defense. The collection includes newspaper clippings, magazines, awards, correspondence, meeting minutes, national, regional, and state conference materials, community events, photographs, certificates, reports, financial records, and general Air Force information. Most items deal with events and overall activities of the Wright Memorial Chapter. Several items in the...
Dates: 1953-2014

Air Force Museum Wright Brothers Collection

Identifier: MS-157

Consists of articles, letters, speeches, and clippings pertaining to the Wright Brothers collected by the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. Subjects covered include removal of Wright buildings from Dayton, interviews and personal history of the Wrights, the Smithsonian-Langley controversy, obituaries, funerals, and miscellaneous aviation materials.

Dates: 1922-1978

Aircraft Slide Collection

Identifier: MS-402

The Aircraft Slide Collection is an assortment of 35mm color slides of aircraft in numerous operational locations, as well as air museums, static displays, and air shows.

Dates: 1967-1998

Airfield Slide Collection (SC-249)

Identifier: SC-249
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 35 slides of various airfields, primarily ones local to the Dayton, Ohio, region. The dates range between 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1920s-1940s

Airplane and Aircraft Photographs (SC-228)

Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs of various airplanes and aircraft. The photos are identified on the back, with more information than what is given in the item list below, including engine information.

Dates: undated

Albatross D. Va No. 7161/17 Fabric

Identifier: SC-313
Content Description

This collection consists of a piece of the original fabric from the Albatross D. Va No 7161/17, a WWI German fighter aircraft restored and exhibited by the National Air and Space Museum. The fabric is mounted, along with an image of the airplane and a brief description.

Dates: Undated

Major General Henry Tureman Allen Collection

Identifier: MS-439
Abstract Major General Henry T. Allen was an officer in the U.S. Army from 1882 to 1923. He fought in the Spanish-American War and World War I. His daughter married Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews (See MS-440). General Allen was famous for his 1885 exploration of 15,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness in the Copper, Tanana, and Koyukuk River valleys. The collection is small, consisting of photographs of him and his children, along with a 1985 reprint of his 1885 Alaskan expedition report, and a...
Dates: 1891-1985

Alvin Weymouth Papers (SC-99)

Identifier: SC-99
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Weymouth and his certificate from the National Aeronautic Association of the US, signed by Orville Wright, November 9, 1925.

Dates: 1925

Amelia Earhart and Giovanni Caproni Autographs (SC-46)

Identifier: SC-46

This collection contains two aviation-related items. The first is the business card of Giovanni Caproni, the Italian manufacturer of the Caproni bomber. The second is a pass to the 25th Anniversary of the First Flight, December 17, 1928, belonging to C.C. Frost Jr., and autographed on the back by Amelia Earhart and G. Caproni.

Dates: 1928

Amelia Earhart and Wright Brothers Photographs (SC-193)

Identifier: SC-193
Scope and Contents

Contains original photographs of Amelia Earhart and photographs of the Wright Brothers.

Dates: undated