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Autogiros

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-67
Abstract

Adams was associated with many aeronautical figures of international distinction, mainly early women aviators. Her personal friendship with Dr. Hugo Eckener of Germany as well as passage on experimental and inaugural Zeppelin flights, such as the Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg, led to her becoming a proponent of lighter-than-air travel.

Dates: 1919 - 1967

Aircraft Manufacturer's Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H008-63
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Dates: 1903 - 2006

Amelia Earhart Commemorative Stamp Campaign Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-65
Abstract

Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964, in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.

Dates: 1928 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1963

William G. Fuller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-63
Abstract

William G. Fuller was the first manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth, TX. He was appointed to the post in 1927 and remained active in North Texas aviation throughout his life, from being Vice President of Globe Aircraft Company, to the Director of Aviation of Fort Worth and later Grand Prairie. The collection contains archival material collected by him, including personal and business papers and other materials accrued throughout his career in civil and military aviation.

Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1971

Emmit A. Koelle, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TB146-13
Abstract

Emmit Koelle worked as an Air Force officer and as a civilian engineer. As a civilian, he worked for Boeing/Vertol in Philadelphia, PA as an aero engineer and at Bell Helicopter, as Chief of Systems Engineering, in Fort Worth, TX.

Dates: 1955 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1960

Tony Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H011-81
Abstract Tony Page, whose given name was Ellen Antoinette Mills, began her writing career in 1940. Her interest in aviation let her to the decision to pursue a career as an aviation journalist. Hagmann started working for Flight Magazine, owned by George Haddaway in Dallas, Texas using the male name Tony Page. Page acquired the Cross Country News magazine located at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, Texas. She was the publisher and editor for this...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Jim Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H014-67
Abstract

James Ralph (Jim) Ray was a famous illustrator and aviator working for Kelloggs and other companies. He published his art in many books and magazines. The collection contans sketches, original drawings and art, photographs, articles, an manuscripts.

Dates: 1903 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1954

John M. Slattery Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: TB037-09
Abstract John Matthew Slattery, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran left the Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his Air Force career, Slattery began collecting and documenting information about the history of the helicopter, as well as amassing a collection of models of various helicopters. The bulk of this material was used to establish a historical collection/museum at the offices of Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) in Alexandria, Virginia....
Dates: 1954 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1979