Early Pilots Collection.
Photographs, clippings, correspondence; 1894-1978; 2.2 cubic feet.
There is material on Thomas S. Baldwin, Lynn Bauder,
Lincoln Beachey, Joe Bennett,
Tony Bitetti, Art Boston, Ralph M. Brown,
Frank H. Burnside, Joe Costa,
William E. Doherty, Fred Eells,Theodore Ellyson,
Eugene Ely, Walter L. Fairchild,
John J. Frisbie, Bert Hassell,
Beckwith Havens, Frederick A. Hoover, Ray Hylan,
John Kaminski, Charles B. Kirkham, Henry Kleckler, E. M. Laird, Ruth Law,
William S. Luckey, Damon Merrill, Harvey Mummert, Hugh Robinson,
Blanch S. Scott, Windy Smith, Francis Wildman, J. Newton Williams, and others, including a
number of student pilots from Japan. Also a typed history of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Airplane Division, 1910-1945, by Art Butler,
and reminiscences of Curtiss Airplane Company of Buffalo, 1915-1919. RLIN ID NYHV2306-A.
Editor's Note: This collection is housed in the New York Historical Society Collection.