2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics.

  1. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    8,500 items. 31 containers plus 2 oversize. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his cousin, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Land's testimony in the Lindbergh kidnapping case.

  2. 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.