Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: 1863 - 1917; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1915
Scope and Content note The Guy Seely Langstroth Collection consists of a photograph album and an autobiographical manuscript journal of a noted American engineer and aviator who worked in Central America in the 1920s. The extensive photograph album covers Langstroth's time in Honduras in 1924 and preserves images of life and culture in that nation during that era. The photographs include scenes of people, places, equipment, and engineering sites. The thorough journal describes Langstroth's experiences in Honduras...
Dates: 1924 - 1925
Scope and Contents The George S. Roper, Sr. papers consist of correspondence, reports, and memoranda concerning his positions as Chief of the Air Transport Section and Civil Air Attache at the State Department. The material documents the development of international civil aviation, concentrating on commercial travel, military air transport, international agreements, and air route networks. Also included are lecture notes from a course on air transport, given by Roper at Georgetown University. Note: Click on...
Dates: 1935 - 1957