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Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook

Names:
Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company (Lincoln, Neb.)  Search this
Morris, Frank "Pop"  Search this
Extent:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1920s to 1930s
Summary:
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional active in the 1920s and 1930s. This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one scrapbook, measuring 14.25 by 10 inches, documenting the aviation career of Frank "Pop" Morris. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, financial records, tickets, invitations, certificates, and other ephemera. There is a significant amount of material in the scrapbook relating to Mildred Doran, including the search for the Buhl Airsedan CA-5 Miss Doran after it went missing during the Dole Air Race from California to Hawaii in 1927. Doran was a passenger on board the aircraft, which was crewed by John A. "Augie" Pedlar (pilot) and Vilas R. Knope (navigator). There is also material in the scrapbook relating to Ray Page.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank "Pop" Morris was a pilot and aircraft industry professional. Morris worked for Lincoln Standard Aircraft Company serving at different times as a factory manager and as a district sales manager. Morris also ran, and served as one of the pilots for, several businesses that provided airplane rides, flying lessons, advertising services, and performed at county fairs, air shows, and other exhibitions. These companies included Morris Flying Circus, Morris Fliers, Morris Air Navigators, and Morris Aero Messengers. In the 1930s, Morris took over management of the Southern California Airport in Pico.
Provenance:
Ed Kellum, Gift in honor of Donna Engleman, 2021, NASM.2021.0032.
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Frank "Pop" Morris Scrapbook, NASM.2021.0032, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2021.0032
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg21422aaaf-fdde-4077-9626-f972caaad853
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2021-0032

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