Series I. 35 mm Negative Strips
Scope and Content
This collection contains positives and negatives that were taken by St. Martin from various sources. The Steve St. Martin Photographic Collection is housed in ?? boxes totaling ?? linear ft.
The collection arrived in good condition in multiple accessions. The curator identified five series with the first series being the 35mm Negative Strips Series, which is organized alphabetically by country with the pages numbered alphanumerically starting with the letter of the country followed by three digits beginning with 001 through the highest number of pages for a given country with numbers starting over for each country. Each page holds up to seven film strips. The strips are numbered with the page number and a dash number from 1 to 7. The Miscellaneous Series is the one exception to the alphabetical arrangement. It has been placed in the Canadian series album.
Preceding each image page is a page that identifies the individual images. The larger part of the images are identified and include individual pilots, ground crew, group shots, aircraft (including tail numbers in some cases), and unit designations. Most images are not dated.
The curator left the first series’ original organization intact as this was the first part of the collection that was fully processed with arrangement and description prior to the arrival of the following accessions.
Series I. Australian aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 1, Box 1 Australian Pages A001-A026.
Series II. British aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 1, Box 1 British Pages B001-B075. Album 2, Box 2 British Pages B076-B175. Album 3, Box 3 British Pages B176-B275. Album 4, Box 4 British Pages B276-B369.
Series III. Canadian aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 5, Box 5 Canadian Pages C001-C099. Album 6, Box 6 Canadian Pages C100-C133.
Series IV. Miscellaneous aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 6, Box 6 Miscellaneous Pages M001-M011.
Series V. French aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 7, Box 7 French Pages F001-F100. Album 8, Box 8 French Pages F101-F150.
Series VI. German aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 8, Box 8 German Pages G001-G050. Album 9, Box 9 German Pages G051-G071.
Series VII. United States aircraft, personnel, and units: Album 9, Box9 United States Pages U001-U070.
The second series is the Personnel Series, which is further organized into two subseries: 1. Negatives and 2. Positives.
Subseries 1. is further organized into four Sub-subseries: A. British Pilots, B. French Pilots, C. German Pilots, and D. American Pilots.
Sub-subseries A. British Pilots depicts pilots in various settings and locations.
Sub-subseries B. French Pilots depicts pilots in various settings and locations.
Sub-subseries C. German Pilots depicts pilots in various settings and locations.
Sub-subseries D. American Pilots depicts pilots in various settings and locations.
The third series is the Aircraft Manufacturers Series, which is further organized into two subseries: Negatives and 2. Positives.
The fourth series is the Units Series,
The fifth series is the Other Topics Series,
- Creation: 1914 - 1918
- From the Collection: St. Martin, Steve, Mr. (Photographer, Person)
Language of Materials
Collection is in English.
Materials in this collection are open for research.
From the Collection: 13.5 Linear Feet (Nine photo album boxes (13.0x18.0x5.0), ?? negative storage boxes (5.75x12.0x4.5), ?? photo print boxes (7.5x12.0x5.5).)
Part of the Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. Repository
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