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Eckener, Hugo, 1868-1954

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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

Clara Adams Addition Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H001-07
Abstract Clara Adam’s main claim to fame is that she holds many firsts for women in aviation, not as a pilot, but as a paying passenger. Her first flight came in March 1914 at Lake Eustis, Florida where she went up in a Thomas Flying Boat piloted by Walter E. Johnson. This flight sparked an interest in aviation that lasted the rest of her life. Clara was introduced to Lighter-Than-Air transportation through a letter of introduction by General Paul von Hindenburg to Dr. Hugo Eckener. She was given a...
Dates: 1913 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

Ronald Day Collection

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: L053-98
Abstract

Ronald Day was an avid collector of objects dealing with aerostats and in particular with airships, such as Zeppelins.

Dates: 1911 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Ed Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H006-80
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992

Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L002-77
Abstract Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...
Dates: 1861 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1965

Captain Hans von Schiller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L008-17
Abstract

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."

Dates: Undated