10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Aeronautics--United States.

  1. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    152 boxes ; 15,000 items -- Science, Technology & Business Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were...

  2. Aero Club of America scrapbooks, 1891-1912

    6 items ; 6 containers ; 1 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aeronautical organization. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the advent of manned flight.

  3. Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    4,500 items ; 15 containers ; 6.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

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  4. Harold McMillan Bixby papers, 1925-1962

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 1 artifact ; .9 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Airline executive. Correspondence, speeches, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Charles A. Lindbergh. Includes letters between Lindbergh and Bixby and other material concerning Lindbergh's transatlantic flight of 1927.

  5. Charles W. Sirch papers, 1878-1935

    100 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aeronautical engineer and airship designer. Chiefly correspondence with Washington Irving Chambers relating to Sirch's design for a military dirigible.

  6. Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    10,000 items ; 39 containers ; 15 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

  7. Ray Eber Brown papers, 1915-1962

    23,000 items ; 77 containers plus 5 oversize ; 36 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval architect and engineer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, subject files, reports, articles, blueprints, charts, graphs, specification sheets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material pertaining primarily to Brown's career as a naval architect and marine engineer.

  8. Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973

    36,000 items ; 131 containers ; 52.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.

  9. Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research,...

  10. Curtis E. LeMay papers, 1918-1969

    131,550 items ; 243 containers plus 14 classified and 4 oversize ; 90 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator and U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, teletype messages, flight orders, mission reports, strategic plans and operation reports, appointment calendars, maps, photographs, commissions, scrapbooks, and other papers chiefly concerning LeMay's career as an aviator and officer in the U.S. Army and Air Force and as a vice-presidential candidate in 1968.

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