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Ernest Larue Jones photographic collection

Identifier: GTM-840323
Scope and Contents The Jones Collection contains some 1,500 photographic prints (many of them first generation), mounted in seven volumes, relating to the early history of American aviation from 1863-1917. The photographs were taken or collected by Jones primarily in the period 1907-1915, during which time he was editor of the pioneer technical journal "Aeronautics". The volumes were meticulously arranged by Jones, neatly captioned, cross-referenced and indexed. Jones' index to the collection can be found in the...

Albert Plesman collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: GTM-121126
Scope and Contents note 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).

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