5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Aerial photography.

  1. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

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


    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 evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges Besançon in collaboration with Union Aérophile de France. Subjects include aeronautics chiefly in Europe and the U.S., aeronautics corporations, air shows, aviators, balloons, bombs and missiles, commercial airlines, dirigibles, gliders, hydroplanes, medical aviation, military aeronautics, model aircraft, parachutes, propellers, record flights, and research and testing of aircraft. Individuals represented include Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold, Georges Besançon, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and William "Billy" Mitchell.

  2. Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives papers, 1869-1957

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Inventor and photographer (Frederic Eugene Ives). Physicist and television pioneer (Herbert Eugene Ives). Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, patents, clippings, and other papers relating to the inventions of Frederic Ives and his son Herbert Eugene Ives.

  3. General William Mitchell papers, 1888-1946

    21,000 items. 67 containers plus 1 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Army officer, farmer, and author. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and other material relating to Mitchell's court-martial; aerial operations of the army, the U.S. Army Signal Corps Aviation Section, later the U.S. Army Air Service, during World War I; and subsequent developments of air power.

  4. George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    4,900 items. 12 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.

  5. Peter L. Stark World War II map collection

    3 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The collection consists of three items, which includes a guide to reading aerial photography, a book of photomaps of Central Luzon, and an AAF Cloth Chart of the East China Sea.