7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Air pilots.

  1. Institute of the Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    30,000 items ; 182 containers plus 83 oversize ; 80 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior to its merger with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  2. Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    8,000 items ; 27 containers plus 17 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but also includes material concerning early heavier-than-air flight and the aeronautical career of Gaston and Albert Tissandier as well as art work of Albert Tissandier.

  3. 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 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.

  4. Society of Woman Geographers records, 1905-2015

    17,000 items ; 51 containers ; 20.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inactive membership files of the Society of Woman Geographers. The society was founded in 1925 to bring together women actively interested in geography, anthropology, world exploration, and allied disciplines.

  5. Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    29,500 items ; 58 containers plus 1 oversize and 2 classified ; 29.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

  6. Oskar Ursinus collection of aeronautical pictures

    ca. 800 items (photographs, reproductions, drawings). -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Images show model airplanes; sailplanes; motorless hydroplanes; gliders; civilian and military airplanes; rotary wing aircraft; aircraft engines and parts; parachutes; armaments; competitions and air shows; aviators and aerobatic champion pilots; manufacturing; airships and balloons; etc. Also some technical material (design, structural, and analytical drawings) relating to aerodynamics, theory of flight, and aircraft construction; catalogs, advertisements, and magazine covers; etc. Mostly German subject matter.

  7. Susan Hertog collection relating to Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1837-2008

    5,950 items ; 17 containers ; 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Correspondence, interview transcripts, notes, subject file, book drafts, and other documents relating to the research, writing, and publication of Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Her Life by Hertog.