23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Aviators.

  1. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  2. Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989

    77,300 items. 218 containers plus 16 oversize and 2 classified. 89.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining to Eaker's activities after leaving the military.

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  3. John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 4 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.

  4. Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    17,850 items. 51 containers plus 1 oversize. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

  5. Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951

    1,050 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.

  6. Bernt Balchen papers, 1913-2005

    3,300 items. 15 containers plus 10 oversize. 7.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, explorer, and air force officer. Diaries, logbooks, correspondence, research files, and scrapbooks documenting Balchen's aviation career.

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  7. Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    1,600 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard’s inventions.

  8. John Lansing Callan papers, 1907-1956

    4,000 items. 14 containers plus 1 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, aviator, and aviation executive. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, orders to duty, subject files, awards, biographical file, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Callan’s personal and business interests in aviation, service in World War I and World War II, and other public service activities.

  9. Charles A. Lindbergh Spirit of St. Louis collection, 1927-1969

    500 items. 34 containers and 2 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator and air force officer. Chiefly Burmese, Dutch, English and Swedish editions of The Spirit of St. Louis by Lindbergh. Also condensations of the work in foreign editions of the Reader's Digest as well as biographical material.

  10. Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943

    4,500 items. 14 containers. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.