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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:

American Society of Aviation Artists Collection

Identifier: MS-279

The American Society of Aviation Artists collection consists of nearly 300 separate pieces of aviation art, including posters, paintings, drawings, photographs and aviation magazine covers.The ASAA collection also includes articles, sketches, newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, negatives and slides. Most of the material is about individual artists. A few materials are about ASAA events.

Dates: 1940-2004; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

James Alfred Andrews, Jr., Aviation Collection (SC-158)

Identifier: SC-158

Flight log for Ensign James Alfred Andrews, Jr., U.S. Navy reserve and photographs of Naval pilots.

Dates: 1943-1944

Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews Collection (MS-440)

Identifier: MS-440
Abstract Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews played a major role in building the U.S. Army Air Corps of the 1930s into the powerful U.S. Army Air Forces of World War II. At the time of his death in May 1943, he was the commander of all U.S. forces in the European Theater of Operations. The largest portion of the Andrews Collection consists of family correspondence sent between members of the Andrews family, including letters from General Andrews, his wife, Jeannette, and his parents, siblings,...
Dates: 1874 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1931-1947

Army Air Corps Recruitment Books (SC-294)

Identifier: SC-294
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of several booklets published by the government printing office as recruitment literature.

Dates: 1927-1943

R. Atcherley 1932 Cleveland Air Races Photographs (SC-125)

Identifier: SC-125
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Richard Llewellyn Roger Atcherley and others, including scenes, planes, and people, at the 1932 Cleveland National Air Races. The collection also includes a photocopy of an article concerning the 1932 Cleveland Air races.

Dates: 1932

Aviation Ephemera II

Identifier: MS-156

The collection consists of an unknown individual’s collection of magazines, pamphlets, photographs, and clippings related to aviation.

Dates: 1889-1986

Aviation Ephemera III Collection

Identifier: MS-205
Scope and Contents Aviation Ephemera III contains 22 files of information on various subjects in aviation history. There are photos, letters, air show programs, museum brochures, advertising items, and technical booklets. The inclusive dates of this collection span from 1909 to 1964. Predominantly, the artifacts date from the late teens to 1940. The collection is a companion to Special Collections and Archives three other aviation ephemera collections, MS-37, MS-156, and MS-226. A finding aid is...
Dates: 1909-1940

Aviation Ephemera IV Collection (MS-226)

Identifier: MS-226
Scope and Contents

A collection of materials relating to aviation, mostly pamphlets and journals. These materials were formerly a part of the pamphlet collection.

Dates: 1942-1988

Aviation Lithograph Collection

Identifier: MS-403

A collection contains thirteen early aviation lithographs and one photograph.

Dates: 1866-1910

Aviation Newspapers (SC-252)

Identifier: SC-252
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two historical newspapers documenting accomplishments in aviation history: New York Times (May 14, 1908, "Wright Aeroplane Goes Three Miles"), and New York Herald Tribune (Apr. 30, 1926, "New Aircraft motor Succeeds").

Dates: 1908 May 14; 1926 Apr 30