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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:

Cleveland National Air Races Programs (SC-293)

Identifier: SC-293
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of three souvenir programs from the National Air Races in Cleveland: 1) 1932 National Air Races Official Program; 2) 1937 Official Directory and Log; and 3) 1938 Official Directory and Log.

Dates: 1932-1938

Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project Records

Identifier: MS-431

The Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project primarily contains oral histories gathered from several workers in the field of Aerospace Technology during the Cold War (1946-1992). With few exceptions, the interviewees were all engineers and worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on projects ranging from stealth and fly-by-wire technology to jet propulsion and foreign intelligence gathering, etc.

Dates: 1936-2008

Ann Cooper Collection

Identifier: MS-295

Ann Cooper is a prolific author with over 600 published magazine articles and ten books on aviation notables to her credit. The research collection is an excellent source of information on women aviators such as Jessie Woods, Patty Wagstaff, Edna Gardner Whyte, Dorothy S. Lewis, and Nancy Hopkins Tier, as well as African American aviators including the Tuskegee Airmen.

Dates: 1900-2002

Charles Crickmore Aviation Photograph Collection (SC-162)

Identifier: SC-162

Collection of photographs which appear to have been taken during the Korean War.

Dates: circa 1945-circa 1950; 1980

Curtiss Airplane Photograph (SC-229)

Identifier: SC-229
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a photograph of a Curtiss Airplane from 1911which was given by Alice Hoffman to Wright State. The photo was taken by Alice’s father in 1911.

Dates: 1911

Curtiss Fly Leaf (SC-101)

Identifier: SC-101
Scope and Contents

September-October 1942 issue of the Curtiss Fly Leaf, Volume XXV, No. 4.

Dates: 1942 Sept-Oct

Curtiss Flying Schools Booklet (SC-176)

Identifier: SC-176
Scope and Contents

Curtiss Flying Schools booklet details the courses offered through the Curtiss Flying Service bases. The item is undated

Dates: undated

Curtiss Flying Service Manual (SC-95)

Identifier: SC-95
Scope and Contents

Special Ground Course Curtiss Flying Service of Michigan. Front inside cover indicated that it was owned by Charles W. Frank in Baltimore Maryland.

Dates: 1928

Glenn Curtiss Collection

Identifier: MS-227

The collection consists of photographs once belonging to Glenn Curtiss (1878-1930), world famous aviator and early aircraft designer. The photographs document Curtiss' early aviation involvements and include images of Curtiss and other aviators of the period, aircraft he designed and built, hydroplane experiments, and photographs of the Curtiss factory in Hammondsport, New York.

Dates: 1910-1924

Glenn Curtiss Collection of Early Aviation Photographs

Identifier: MS-418
Abstract The Glenn Curtiss Collection of Early Aviation Photographs contains 174 photographs and photographic postcards showing the development of Glenn Curtiss' aviation and aircraft construction careers between 1908 and 1915. Landmark events in Curtiss' career, such as the 1910 Euclid Beach flight in Cleveland and the 1914 rebuild of the Langley Aerodrome, are featured in the collection. There are also photographs of a number of pilots-both civilian and military-whom Curtiss trained between 1911...
Dates: 1908-1915; Majority of material found within 1912-1914