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Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Extent:
.18t Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
bulk 1916-1963
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Mahlon Philip Bryan's cadet logbook from the 27th Aero Squadron, 1917-1918; Early Birds membership card; F.A.I. Aero Club of America Aviator's Certificate number 580; 1959-1960 membership card for the American Field Service; handwritten history of the 27th Aero Squadron; Early Birds membership rosters; several copies of Early Bird publication Chirp; correspondence and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Mahlon Philip "Phil" Bryan (8/9/1895-196?) attended the Harvard Summer Aviation School in 1916 and served in France with the American Field Service (AFS) before the American entry into World War I.
Provenance:
Mrs. William Kirkpatrick, Gift, 2004
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- France  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- France  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
27th Aero Squadron  Search this
Citation:
Mahlon Philip Bryan Collection, Accession 2004-0031, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0031
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0031