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Marvin A. Krieger Collection

Identifier: S036-83

Scope and Content

This collection contains articles, clippings, brochures, images, press kits, annual reports, charts, documents, and correspondence that were collected by Marvin A. Krieger during his lifetime of assembling aviation materials. The Marvin A. Krieger Collection is housed in one half-size manuscript box and one envelope totaling 1.5 linear ft.

The collection arrived in good condition and was initially processed with only a container list as description. Due to a change of the content management system, as well as the inclusion of additional accessioned materials, further description proved to be necessary.

The archivist identified three series with the first series being the Personal Information Series, which includes an article about how Marvin A. Krieger helped bring famed gallery owner Stan Richards to Dallas, Texas.

The second series is the Art Scholl Aviation Series, which is further organized into five subseries: 1. Correspondence and Listings, 2. Photographs, 3. Art Scholl Super Chipmunk, 4. Art Scholl Aviation, and 5. Publications.

Subseries 1. contains a list of trophies won at various United States airshows and championships; correspondence between Art Scholl and Charles B. Dedmon, President of Superior Air Parts, Inc. regarding the distribution of annual reports, Scholl's aircraft fleet, support to Scholl's airshow, images sent, aircraft parts ordered, and a listings of the top ten finishers in the Unlimited championship; and biographical information about Bob Carmichael, listings about the 1976 United States Aerobatic Team pilots, support members, air show schedules, correspondence, and interim report to sponsors.

Subseries 2. contains images that depict Art Scholl’s inverted ribbon pickup in midflight in his inverted aerobatic airplane; a promotional holiday card depicting Scholl in his aircraft, a 1950 de Havilland DHC-1B-2 Chipmunk with Pennzoil markings and tail number N13Y; Art Scholl with his Pennzoil Pitts Special; and Art Scholl portraying “Clem Boozenstein” in a comedy act.

Subseries 3. contains an annual report to sponsors including correspondence, brochures, clippings, charts, and listings.

Subseries 4. contains annual reports including specifications, correspondence, images, flight maneuver charts, and clippings.

Subseries 5. Contains a souvenir program of the second annual Rialto International Air show at Rialto Municipal Airport, a clipping about Scholl performing in St. Louis, MO, and a Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation press kit including brochures, pamphlets, and other information about air traffic control facilities at DFW Airport.

The third series is the Moving Images Series containing containing a Grumman Aircraft Corporation 16mm film Ready on Arrival in color with audio, 28 min. length.


  • 1970 - 1995
  • Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Biographical Sketch

Marvin A. Krieger was born in 1914. In 1952, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps, and was assigned as a training pilot in San Antonio, Texas, and then at The British Flying Training Schools in Terrell and Sweetwater, Texas.

In 1960, he opened his own business, Marvin A. Krieger Advertising Design, in Dallas, Texas, from which he retired in 1997. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work.

In the early 1980s, Krieger also served on the Aerospace Heritage Foundation, the predecessor of the History of Aviation Advisory Council, of The University of Dallas at Texas.

He passed away in 2013.


Dallas Morning News, "Marvin A. Krieger," accessed 2018 June 13,


0.3 Linear Feet (One half-size manuscript box and one envelope (15x11).)


Marvin A. Krieger was businessman in advertising and an aviation afficionado. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work. He passed away in 2013.

Series Description

The Marvin A. Krieger Collection is arranged in two series:

Series I. Personal Information 0.1 linear ft. (one item), 1995.

Arranged by topic.

Series II. Art Scholl Aviation 0.2 linear ft. (one half-size manuscript box and one folder), 1971-1980

Arranged in five subseries: 1. Correspondence and Listings, 2. Photographs, 3. Art Scholl Super Chipmunk, 4. Art Scholl Aviation, and 5. Publications.

Subseries 1. Correspondence and Listings 0.04 linear ft. (three folders), 1971-1977.

Arranged by topic.

Subseries 2. Photographs 0.04 linear ft. (two folders), 1974.

Arranged by topic.

Subseries 3. Art Scholl Super Chipmunk 0.04 linear ft. (one folder), 1980.

Arranged by topic.

Subseries 4. Art Scholl Aviation 0.04 linear ft. (one folder), 1975-1977.

Arranged by topic.

Subseries 5. Publications 0.06 linear ft. (three folders), 1977-1980.

Arranged by topic.

Series III. Moving Images 1.2 linear ft. (one audio/film canister, ca. 1960s.

Arranged by topic.

Provenance Statement

The Marvin A. Krieger Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Marvin A. Krieger in multiple accssions from 1983 through 1999.

Materials in this current finding aid range from 1995 through 1996.

Additional Sources

Some of Marvin A. Krieger's work with aircraft models can be found at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, Texas.

Additional information can be found in the History of Aviation Archives in the following collections:

Oliver Aldrich Collection

Image ID

It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission from copyright holders of materials to which this institution does not own copyright.

Images in this collection are identified by a unique number that provides information about the format, record group, collection, series, box, folder, and image numbers. Please use this number when ordering reproductions of images from this collection.

Record Group Code

1 = CAT/Air American Archives

2 = Doolittle Archives

3 = Lighter than Air Archives

4 = George H. Williams, Jr., World War I Aviation Library

5 = History of Aviation Archives

6 = University Archives

7 = HAC Stacks

8 = WPRL Stacks

9 = Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Collection

10 = Belsterling Collection

11 = Closed Stacks

12 = Unidentified

13 = Chance Vought Archives

14 = Twirly Birds Archives

Image Format Code

P = Photograph/Postcard

S = Slide

N = Negative

T = Positive Transparency

B = Black and White

C = Color

Example: 7MAK-1-1-PB1

7 = HAC Stacks

MAK= Marvin A. Krieger Collection

= Series Number

1 = Box Number

1 = Folder Number

P = Photograph/Postcard

B = Black and White

1 = Image Number

Images archived in plastic image holders may also have a location code in the format: 1/TL. In this example, the number is the sheet number and the letters indicate the top left position on the sheet. Position indicators are T = top, L = left, R = right, M = middle, and B = bottom. Position indicators may be combined to describe the position on the sheet, as shown in this example.

Note to the Researcher

The photographs were interleaved with acid-free paper.
Guide to the Marvin A. Krieger Collection, 1914-2013
Thomas Allen, PhD, CA.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English (eng)
Edition statement
First revision by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA. 2018-06-13. Second revision by Patrizia Nava, CA. 2018-12-12. Third revision by Patrizia Nava, CA. 2019-02-26.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. Repository

3020 Waterview Pkwy
Suite 11.206
Richardson Texas 75080 US
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