Aviation papers - circa 1920-1963
- circa 1920-1963 (predominant: 1930-1955)
Various papers relating to aviation in the Miami area, with emphasis on Pan American, 1930-1955. Includes two early airplane patents; material on Dade County airports; correspondence of Brigadier General Earl Hoag, commanding officer at Chapman Field; a 1963 Florida aviation directory; a letter from Glenn Curtiss, and information on Amelia Earhart, Grover Loening and Basil Rowe. Pan Am material includes issues from several company periodicals, a 1931 Operations Manual, and a biography of Pan Am's founder, Juan T. Trippe.
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930