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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:

91st Observation Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, Photographs

Identifier: MS-293
Abstract The collection includes photographs of the 91st Squadron, hangars and airfields, aerial views of German and French cities and fields, and the banner image of the 91st Squadron. This collection depicts the airmen and operations of the Squadron during the end of World War I and the months following. Digital images of the entire collection (39 images) are available online in Wright State University's Campus Online Repository (CORE Scholar) at: ...
Dates: 1918-1919

Account of Wilbur Wright's Flight at Le Mans (SC-223)

Identifier: SC-223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two copies of a translated account of a 9 year-old French boy who was present at a demonstration flight that Wilbur Wright did near Le Mans, France in 1908. The translation is an extract from “Journal of a Child of the Belle Epoque.” The journal is a manuscript of Roger Verdier who wrote of his account. Included in the translation is an introduction as well as commentary by Regis Pluchet a French Journalist who sent this information to the creator of the...
Dates: 1908

Aero Club of America Book (SC-163)

Identifier: SC-163
Scope and Contents

The book lists officers, governors, former officers, committees, and members of the Aero Club of America. Also included in the book is the constitution, by-laws, rules, listings of award winners, and various prizes offered for aviation achievement. Dated 1917.

Dates: 1917

Aero Club of America Bulletin (SC-189)

Identifier: SC-189
Scope and Contents

Aero Club of America bulletin containing articles by various authors and photographs pertaining to aviation history.

Dates: 1912

Aeronautical Ephemera Collection I

Identifier: MS-37

An artificial collection, gathered from many sources by a rare book seller, which includes trade brochures, honorary programs, passes, certificates and photographs on aviation from the early 20th century.

Dates: 1904-1929

Aeronautical Products Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-179

The Aeronautical Products Corporation was based in Los Angeles and manufactured beacon lights to guide aircraft. Records include correspondence, photographs, printed materials, advertisements, and clippings.

Dates: 1920-1946; Majority of material found within 1929-1941

Aeronautical Training Schools Records

Identifier: MS-64

Contains lesson booklets, examination papers, correspondence, advertising, and lectures from two early correspondence schools involved in teaching aviation: The National Aero Institute and the American School of Aviation.

Dates: 1917-1919, 1925

Aeronautical Wire Service Photos and Papers (SC-111)

Identifier: SC-111
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of black and white aviation photos and newspaper clippings. Some of the material relates to the return of the Wright Flyer to the United States Smithsonian from England’s Science Museum.

Dates: circa 1948

Aeronca Photo and Negative (SC-199)

Identifier: SC-199
Scope and Contents

Negative and print copy of a high wing No. AT1145 Aeronca Plane, dated August 1935, Miami, Florida.

Dates: 1935

Aerospace Medical Association Records (FSC-21)

Identifier: FSC-21
Abstract The Aerospace Medical Association was founded in 1929 under the guidance of Louis H. Bauer, M.D., the first medical director of the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce (which later became the FAA). It’s mission is "dissemination of information as will enhance the accuracy of their specialized art...thereby affording a greater guarantee of safety to the public and the pilot, alike; and to cooperate... in furthering the progress of aeronautics in the United States." In general,...
Dates: 1929-1992