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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:

Brooks Air Force Base 50th Anniversary Papers (SCV-4)

 Collection — Folder SCV-4
Identifier: SCV-4
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains pamphlets, press releases, and photographs celebrating the Brooks Air Force Base Golden Anniversary. The photographs depict various testing devices for pilots.

Dates: circa 1968

Dorothy Brower, Medical Illustrator, Collection

Identifier: FSC-34

The collection consists of Dorothy Brower’s sketches and finished artwork as well as medical and non-medical photography, correspondence, non-medical artwork, publications by and about Ms. Brower, reference materials, and medical sculptures.

Dates: 1925-1991

Garnet C. Brown Papers

Identifier: MS-82

Brown, a native of Springfield, was a local engineer and designer who helped pioneer several inventions in the aviation and automobile industries. His papers consist of engineering notebooks, personal and business correspondence, blueprints, photographs, original stories and poems, clippings, and a collection of printed materials reflecting his various interests and hobbies.

Dates: 1890-1976

Brown Patterson Field Collection (SC-194)

Identifier: SC-194
Scope and Contents

Contains various materials concerning Patterson Field's transportation squadrons and civilian guards.

Dates: circa 1920s-1940s

Clayton J. Brukner Papers

Identifier: MS-109

The Clayton J. Brukner Papers document the operation of an airplane manufacturing company, which was located in Troy, during the first half of the 20th century. The Collection consists of business records of the Waco Aircraft Company which was owned by Brukner, and various printed materials relating to aviation, books, journals, yearbooks, etc.

Dates: 1929-1965

William Butler Aircraft Maintenance Collection

Identifier: MS-395
Abstract The collection includes a variety of aircraft maintenance materials including manuals, handbooks, pilot's guides, troubleshooting guides, educational materials and study guides. The collection also includes a run of Aerospace American aviation journal from 1987-1988, as well a few issues of Aircraft Maintenance Technology from 2000. Finally, there are VHS training tapes concerning...
Dates: 1943-2000; Majority of material found within 1983-1990

Milton Caniff Drawings

Identifier: MS-188

This collection consists of 66 drawings by cartoonist Milton Caniff and short biographies of 67 Aviation Hall of Fame inductees.

Dates: 1971

Captain Henry Van Keuren Papers (SC-112)

Identifier: SC-112
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings about and a program from the Belmont Park International Air Tournament in 1910

Dates: 1970

Catalogue from SITES "Early Flight" Exhibit (SC-76)

Identifier: SC-76
Scope and Contents

Loose-leaf catalog from Smithsonian SITES exhibit on "Early Flight"

Dates: 1984

Helen Cavanagh Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: MS-367

This collection consists of scrapbooks, news clippings, and magazines that Helen Cavanagh collected. The primary topic areas of these materials are: Charles Lindbergh, John F. Kennedy, the Dayton blizzard of 1978, and the Space Program. The Space Program materials largely relate to Neil Armstrong and the 1969 moon landing; however, there is also information on the topics of John Glenn and the Challenger explosion.

Dates: 1920-1999