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United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials

Topic:
United States Women in Aviation, 1940-1985
Creator:
Douglas, Deborah G.  Search this
Names:
Carl, Ann  Search this
Felker, Toby  Search this
Fitzroy, Nancy  Search this
Hoffman, Margaret  Search this
Howard, Jean Ross  Search this
Hubert, Beth  Search this
Pateman, Yvonne C.  Search this
Rassmussen, Janet  Search this
Rippelmeyer, Lynn  Search this
Silitch, Mary F.  Search this
Extent:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiocassettes
Transcripts
Reports
Notes
Articles
Newspapers
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1944-1994
bulk [ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Summary:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985, by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. This collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book. Included are: various types of correspondence; photographs; newspapers and other publications; photocopies of book chapters and magazine and newspaper articles; working notes belonging to the author; reports (official and personal); interview transcripts; and approximately 600 bibliographic note cards. Also included are 10 cassettes containing interviews with the following aviators: Ann Carl, Toby Felker, Nancy Fitzroy, Margaret Hoffman, Jean Ross Howard, Lt. Beth Hubert, Lt. Col. Yvonne C. Pateman, Janet Rassmussen, Lynn Rippelmeyer, and Mary F. Silitch.

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Arrangement:
Collection is arranged by topic/subject.
Biographical / Historical:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985, by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. The publication documents the stories of women involved in all aspects of aviation during this time period, from pilots and engineers, to aircraft industry personnel and flight attendants.
Provenance:
Deborah G. Douglas, Gift, 1995, NASM.1995.0062
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:
Flight attendants  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiocassettes
Transcripts
Reports
Notes
Articles
Newspapers
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence
Citation:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials, NASM.1995.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0062
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United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0062
Online Media:

Folder 12 H, 1967-1977, and undated. Correspondents include Arthur E. Hallerburg; Michael L. Hall; Rudolf Hirsch of the Haney Foundation, University of Pennsylvania; Harvard University; Samuel B. Harvey of the Singer Company; Hewlett-Packard; J. F. Hit...

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 24
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 332, National Museum of American History. Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Curatorial Records
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Curatorial Records
Curatorial Records / Series 2: UTA C. MERZBACH, CORRESPONDENCE, ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY, 1958-1985, AND UNDATED. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0332-refidd1e1558

Aunt Margaret Hoffman

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Sitter:
Margaret Hoffman  Search this
Medium:
hollow cut: white paper on black paper
Dimensions:
image: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (6.5 x 3.9 cm) sight: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (8.5 x 6.5 cm)
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from National Museum of History and Technology
Object number:
1980.53.13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78ad5c4e8-3c5c-4eab-9c24-3a7ffd085c55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.53.13

Aunt Margaret Hoffman

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Margaret Hoffman, 21 May 1806? - ?  Search this
Medium:
Silhouette-negative cut out over black paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 8.9 x 7.0 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/4" )
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
c. 1824
Topic:
Margaret Hoffman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
219.034/59.371
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cb208fb4-11fe-440f-92f5-c1fa409391e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_219.034_59.371

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