24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Air Force.

  1. Carl Spaatz papers, 1910-1981

    120,000 items. 345 containers plus 29 oversize and 1 classified. 145 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Career army and air force officer and first chief of staff of the United States Air Force. Diaries, journals, correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, charts, maps, studies, research notes, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, military memorabilia, family papers, financial records and other papers relating to Spaatz's military career and to his command during World War II of the United States Army Air Forces in Europe, the allied air forces in North Africa, and, after July 1945, the Strategic Air Force in the Pacific.

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  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. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items. 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and as an executive with TRW Inc. and other defense contracting firms. Includes material on the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, atomic weapons tests, Saturn Project (U.S.) (rocket development), the Superconducting Super Collider, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and other defense and aeronautical projects.

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  4. MacKinlay Kantor papers, 1885-1998

    52,000 items. 180 containers plus 3 oversize. 73.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Novelist and author. Correspondence, diaries, drafts and galleys of playscripts, poems, songs, and fiction and nonfiction books, tearsheets, dictation and interview transcripts, notes, research materials, descriptive inventories of personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, publicity and promotional records, maps, book illustrations, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Kantor's literary career.

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  5. Muir Stephen Fairchild papers, 1937-1950

    1,400 items. 4 containers plus 1 classified. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army and air force officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles relating to Fairchild's service as air force vice chief of staff. Includes printed matter prepared by Fairchild for the Air Corps Tactical School.

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  6. Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    87,000 items. 233 containers plus 14 classied and 3 oversize. 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

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  7. James Harold Doolittle papers, 1919-1990

    33,000 items. 110 containers plus 1 oversize. 29.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Air Force officer and U.S. Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, awards, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Doolittle's service in the U.S. Air Force.

  8. Nathan F. Twining papers, 1924-1960

    40,000 items. 134 containers plus 12 classified and 2 oversize. 60.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army and Air Force officer and publishing company executive. Correspondence, diaries, logs, speeches and statements, biographical material, certificates, flight records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to mainly to Twining's career in the air force and as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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  9. 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.

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  10. Arthur Hamilton Bridge collection, 1941-2005 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    1071 items. camera master.: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 190 photographs.. manuscripts: 58 items.. graphic materials: 538 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. graphic materials: 278 slides : black and white, color ; 35 mm.. artifacts: 5 items.. 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Proxy interview with the veteran's wife, Catherine Vail Bridge, was conducted by Athena Chiera for the Veterans History Project in 2005. Collection includes a biography of Arthur Hamilton Bridge by his wife, books, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, diaries and journals, maps, memoirs, military papers, periodicals, printed matter, unit histories, a transcript, digital prints, negatives, original photographic prints, photocopies of photographic prints, slides and a VHS video recording of the 2005 interview. The collection also includes a transcript of an interview with Arthur Hamilton Bridge conducted January 18, 1980.

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