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Albert Plesman collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: GTM-121126
Articles, correspondence, notes, and manuscripts relating to Dr. Albert Plesman (b. 1889-1953), Dutch pioneer in aviation and founder of KLM, the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. Includes a carbon copy of typed manuscript of Plesman's autobiography; "Wither Civilization," a typed manuscript by Plesman; a photograph of a bust of Plesman; and a group photograph of Plesman with Mayor of Sydney, Australia, Ernest C. O'Dea (b. 1889-1976).

Dates

  • 1938-1954

Conditions Governing Access note

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Title
Albert Plesman collection
Status
completed
Author
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
Date
07/16/2013
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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