3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Aeronautics--Research.

  1. 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, aviation safety, technical development, the use of aviation for passenger travel and the transport of freight, and Charles A. Lindbergh's tour of the United States in 1927.

  2. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    152 boxes ; 15,000 items. -- Science, Technology, and 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 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.

  3. 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.