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Aviation clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6034
Abstract The Aviation clippings scrapbook contains clippings, primarily from the the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Examiner, 1924-1929, that document the development of aviation in the United States during that same period, including the aviation industry, aviation and the military, government policies, airplane design, airports, and aviation funding. Clippings from some other newspapers are also included (New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, other California newspapers). The scrapbook...
Dates: 1924 - 1929

James P. Henry papers

 Collection — Box: 1-22
Identifier: 0276
Abstract James P. Henry long enjoyed an international reputation in aviation medical research. His work included high-altitude research in the late 1940s and the 1950s. He taught at the USC School of Medicine.
Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

John R. Hubbard papers

Identifier: 5009
Overview John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
Dates: 1935-1988

Arthur Ronnie collection of Los Angeles aviation photographs

Identifier: 7088
Overview A collection of 264 early Los Angeles aviation photographs, including several of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and other pioneering pilots at the first National Air Races held in Los Angeles in September of 1928 at Mines Field (now the location of the Los Angeles International Airport). Arthur Ronnie--former Los Angeles Herald Examiner reporter and studio publicist--initially collected and identified the material in this collection. Also included are...
Dates: 1920 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1928 September 8 - 1928 September 16

Theodore F. Schreier photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7049
Overview Photograph album created by Capt. Theodore F. Schreier. Photographs depict aviation training at the Hancock College of Aeronautics in Santa Maria, CA, day to day activities of the soldiers, and views of the training grounds.
Dates: circa 1940s

Space Race tabletop game

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6187
Overview The Space Race tabletop game is a midcentury educational game based on the Space Race of the 1950s and 1960s between the Soviet Union and the United States, housed inside of a hinged wooden box illustrated with planets and Soviet and U.S. rockets. Players are intended to use the game's revolving spring-loaded wooden launcher to launch small plastic rockets into target cups representing various planets and rockets. The Space Race officially began on August 2, 1955, when the Soviet Union...
Dates: circa 1960s

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0051
Abstract Aviation memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings; first day airmail covers (stamped envelopes). Arthur Beggs (USC graduate) was a pioneer of air transportation on West Coast. He was general sales manager for Western Air 1928-1935. In 1935 he became sales manager for American Airlines.
Dates: 1927 - 1970

USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0056
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.
Dates: 1918 - 1957

USC Library of Aeronautical History Charles Hannah collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0059
Abstract Correspondence, documents of Western Air Express; Hannah was a passenger agent at the San Francisco office of Western Air Express. WAE, later Western Airlines, was chosen in 1928 for a "model passenger" project founded by the Guggenheim Foundation to establish a passenger service line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The collection is made up of the internal papers (tapes, and interoffice memos and dispatches) of San Francisco passenger office. The collection also contains a framed...
Dates: 1928 - 1930

USC Library of Aeronautical History Earl G. Reed collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0062
Abstract Photographs of aviators and airplanes, pre-1935.
Dates: pre-1935

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