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Curtiss Robin Family

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AC, Folder 902920-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Curtiss (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg20157e2f1-e50c-48bc-86c2-1d6911470e33
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref15283

Curtiss Robin Family

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AC, Folder 902920-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Curtiss (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg21849765c-2fa4-4291-bf57-59f0bb3fba7d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref15286

Curtiss-Wright Photography [Tucker]

Creator:
Tucker, Cecil  Search this
Names:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
Corrigan, Douglas, 1907-  Search this
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Thomas, Lowell  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet ((5 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
Summary:
This collection consists of 125 black and white photographs that Cecil Tucker collected during his tenure at the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The photographs include the following Curtiss-Wright aircraft: the Curtiss-Wright Robin, including "Wrong-Way" Corrigan's aircraft; the Curtiss-Wright Kingbird, built for the Marine Corps; the Curtiss-Wright Condor, including images of the Condor T-32 built for the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, the two Condors modified for the Navy for use by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as the Condors sold to Eastern Airlines, Switzerland, and Argentina; and the Curtiss-Wright AT-9, CW-19R, and CW-22B. Famous individuals pictured include: Amelia Earhart, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lowell Thomas, the famous radio broadcaster. Also of interest are severala few images of aircraft with Latin and South American insignia.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 125 black and white photographs that Tucker collected during his tenure at Curtiss-Wright. The photographs include the following Curtiss-Wright aircraft: the Curtiss-Wright Robin, including "Wrong-Way" Corrigan's aircraft; the Curtiss-Wright Kingbird, built for the Marine Corps; the Curtiss-Wright Condor, including images of the Condor T-32 built for the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, the two Condors modified for the Navy for use by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as the Condors sold to Eastern Airlines, Switzerland, and Argentina; and the Curtiss-Wright AT-9, CW-19R, and CW-22B. Famous individuals pictured include: Amelia Earhart, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lowell Thomas, the famous radio broadcaster. Also of interest are a few images of aircraft with Latin and South American insignia. Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The Curtiss-Wright Photography [Tucker] Collection is arranged by subject.
Biographical / Historical:
Cecil Tucker worked for Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Lambert Field, St. Louis, Missouri,from 1928 until 1945. Tucker started as a wire man and worked his way up to the Assistant Superintendent of Factory Administration for the St. Louis plant.
Provenance:
Paul B. Tucker, gift, 2000, 2000-0033
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:
Curtiss Robin Family  Search this
Curtiss Kingbird Family (Model 55)  Search this
Curtiss Condor Family  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Curtiss-Wright Photography [Tucker], Acc. NASM.2000.0033, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0033
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Curtiss-Wright Photography [Tucker]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2c3bb7f6e-4e67-498c-b5e8-9d4ddddeae2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0033
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Jordan (Richard D.) Aircraft Drawing Collection

Creator:
Jordan, Richard Dedrick  Search this
Extent:
0.75 Cubic feet ((1 mapcase folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scale drawings
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following scale aircraft drawings executed by the donor, Richard Jordan: Beachey Monoplane (1915), Corben Super Ace (1934), Curtiss F11C-2 Goshawk (1933), Curtiss Robin OX-5 (1928), Curtiss P-40F Warhawk, Fokker D. VII (1918), Ford 5-AT-C Tri-motor, Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, Henderson Longster (1933), Messerschmitt Me 109J, Mooney Mark 20 (1954), Royal Aircraft Factory S. E. 5 (1917), Snow S-2B (1958), Waco UDC (1931) and Waco UMF (1934).
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Jordan was an professional aeronautical engineer and as a hobby he produced a number of aircraft scale drawings.
Provenance:
Richard Dedrick Jordan, Gift, 2002
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:
Beachey Monoplane (Eaton-Beachey Tractor) (1915)  Search this
Corben Super Ace  Search this
Curtiss F11C-2 (BFC-2) Goshawk  Search this
Curtiss Robin Family  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Curtiss P-40F Warhawk  Search this
Fokker D. VII  Search this
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-motor  Search this
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat  Search this
Messerschmitt Me 109 J  Search this
Mooney M20 Mark 20  Search this
RAF S.E.5  Search this
Snow (TX) S-2B  Search this
Waco UDC  Search this
Waco UMF  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scale drawings
Citation:
Jordan (Richard D.) Aircraft Drawing Collection, Accession 2002-0042, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2002.0042
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29d9cbac1-ae2c-4ce2-9842-26911b6326dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2002-0042

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