Lighter than Air Archives
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The Thomas L. Blakemore Collection contains blueprints, articles, memos, technical notes and reports regarding Lighter-than-Air aircraft including the U.S.S. Hindenburg, Shenandoah, Los Angeles, Akron, and Macon.
Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.
Michael M. Hasco, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), is a collector of aviation related materials. His interest lies in a variety of aviation topics and in Lighter than Air in particular. This collection contains reports, images, postcards, ephemera, publications, press releases, and clippings.
This collection contains materials related to airship training, construction, maintenance and photographs. Other materials include information on lifting gases, ballooning, as well as John Ledford's correspondence, flight log book, photographs, and personal history.
John Provan III's interest in aviation as a collector and historian started in the 1980s. His main topic was the relationship between the American and German people after World War II. He wrote numerous books on the Berlin Airlift, Rhein-Main Air Base, Airship hangars, Armed Forces Network (AFN), and Clara Adams. He also curated many exhibitions.
This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.
This collection contains one copy of book "A Million Miles in a Zeppelin" and one black and white photograph labeled "Vernon Hacken and Son Dale."