F 4. George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains aviation books and magazines, microfilm from World War I, French documents with translations, notebooks, war diaries, communiqués, squadron reports, casualty reports, and summaries.
Collection contains materials covering WWI, Cambrai, France, and the 104th Aero Squadron.
The Byrne V. Baucom Collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Captain Baucom who served in the First Aero Squadron as an aerial observer in France during WWI.
The F. W. Belcher Collection contains technical notes used in WWI regarding aircraft engines including the 120 HP Beadmore, 80HP Le Rhône, 110HP Clerget as well as notes on rigging and aerial guns.
The Gerald K. Bishop Collection contains an aircraft identification book used during WWI by Gerald Knox Bishop.
Augustus M. Brenneke, also known as Gus, served with the 28th Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He received his training at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas and served as a flight instructor at Benbrook Field in Fort Worth, Texas, (also known as Taliaferro No. 2) and Carruthers Field.
The collection contains photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and military records.
Royal W.B. Cowan was born in 1898 in New York, NY. He arrived in Dallas, Texas to undergo United States Army Air Service Training at Love Field in 1916. He served with distinction in the First World War, earning a Silver Star for action with the 24th Aero Squadron. He founded the Southwest Printing Company, and passed away in Dallas on May 8th, 1989.
The Lt. James A. Doyle Collection contains the pilot's log book, military documents and a loose photograph album.
Richard Duiven was a well-known scholar of World War I aviation, writing several books and articles on the German Air Service in World War I, as well as serving as editor/author of the "Mentioned in Dispatches" column for the journal Over the Front.
Walther Aschoff was a pilot in World War I flying Gotha bombers. He was involved in the bombing of London in 1917. The materials reflect his career as a pilot both in World War I and World War II where his trace disappears.
Oliver Dwight Filley was born in Connecticut in 1885. He attended Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson, as well as a member of the rowing team. He served as fighter pilot with The United States Army Air Service during World War I.
Richard W. Fowler was born in Watertown, New York in 1946. He attended the University of Georgia, and served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He later went to work at the BMW facility in Athens, New York. He passed away in 2011.
The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.
John R. Granger served with the 40th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service in World War I. He was from Mount Clemens, Michigan.
Russell Manning was a World War I afficionado collecting materials mainly pertaining to British and German aviation. He was in close contact with other World War I interested researchers.
Iver O. Penttinen was a collector and aficionado of World War I aviation materials. The collection contains reports, correspondence, images, and memorabilia of both the Central Powers and the Entente Powers.
The collection contains a pilot's log book, photograph, and certificate of graduation.
Ola A. Sater held a great love for World War I aviation topics and was especially interested in the activities and operations of No. 56 Squadron Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF). Sater collaborated with another aviation historian, Alex Revell, on a manuscript entitled Fifty-Six, which provided a history of No. 56 Squadron.
Collection contains correspondence, drawings by Ernst Udet, first day covers, photographs, clippings, moving images, memorabilia, and private documents and papers.
The collection is comprised of correspondence from L. E. Walkley to Ola A. Sater.
H. Hugh Wynne collected about 22,500 ft. of rare and unique World War I 16mm movie films over a period of fifty years.