A. Francis Arcier Collection, 1890-1969

A. Francis Arcier (1890-1969) was an aircraft designer and engineer. Born in London, he immigrated to the United States and became a US citizen in 1929. He worked for a number of aircraft companies, including Wittemann Aircraft Corporation (1919-25), Fokker Aircraft Corporation (1925-28), General Airplanes Corporation (1928-30), and Waco Aircraft Company (1930-47). He was a scientific advisor at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, from 1948 until his retirement in 1963, and continued his association with the Air Force until 1968

Contents: Newspapers and magazine clippings, job applications, and other material offering biographical information, including published articles from 1943 and 1981. Photographs and negatives, personal and business correspondence, aircraft drawings, technical papers, dissertations, and related correspondence

Physical Description:
2.08 linear feet

Date:
1890-1969

Restrictions
No restrictions on access

Creator
Arcier, A. Francis 1890-1969
Subject
Arcier, A. Francis 1890-1969
Wittemann Aircraft Corp
Fokker Aircraft Corp
GAC (General Airplanes Corp)
Waco Aircraft Company
Air Force Museum (U.S.)

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Local number
XXXX-0072

Type
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Drawings
Photographs
Publications
Financial records
Scrapbooks

Topic
Aeronautics
Aeronautical engineers
Periodicals

A. Francis Arcier (1890-1969) was an aircraft designer and engineer. Born in London, he immigrated to the United States and became a US citizen in 1929. He worked for a number of aircraft companies, including Wittemann Aircraft Corporation (1919-25), Fokker Aircraft Corporation (1925-28), General Airplanes Corporation (1928-30), and Waco Aircraft Company (1930-47). He was a scientific advisor at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, from 1948 until his retirement in 1963, and continued his association with the Air Force until 1968

Contents: Newspapers and magazine clippings, job applications, and other material offering biographical information, including published articles from 1943 and 1981. Photographs and negatives, personal and business correspondence, aircraft drawings, technical papers, dissertations, and related correspondence

Physical Description:
2.08 linear feet

Date:
1890-1969

Restrictions
No restrictions on access

Creator
Arcier, A. Francis 1890-1969
Subject
Arcier, A. Francis 1890-1969
Wittemann Aircraft Corp
Fokker Aircraft Corp
GAC (General Airplanes Corp)
Waco Aircraft Company
Air Force Museum (U.S.)

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Local number
XXXX-0072

Type
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Drawings
Photographs
Publications
Financial records
Scrapbooks

Topic
Aeronautics
Aeronautical engineers
Periodicals

ID: XXXX-0072