"United States Women in Aviation, 1940-1985" Research Materials, 1944-1994 (bulk [ca. 1940s, 1980s])

"United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985," by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. The publication documents the stories of women involved in all aspects of aviation during this time period, from pilots and engineers, to aircraft industry personnel and flight attendants

The collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book. Included are: various types of correspondence; photographs; newspapers and other publications; photocopies of book chapters and magazine and newspaper articles; working notes belonging to the author; reports (official and personal); interview transcripts; and approximately 600 bibliographic note cards. Also included are 10 cassettes containing interviews with the following aviators: Ann Carl, Toby Felker, Nancy Fitzroy, Margaret Hoffman, Jean Ross Howard, Lt. Beth Hubert, Lt. Col. Yvonne C. Pateman, Janet Rassmussen, Lynn Rippelmeyer, and Mary F. Silitch

Physical Description:
2.18 cubic feet (2 records center boxes)

Date:
1944-1994

Creator
Douglas, Deborah G
Subject
Felker, Toby
Carl, Ann
Fitzroy, Nancy
Hoffman, Margaret
Hubert, Beth
Howard, Jean Ross
Pateman, Yvonne C
Rassmussen, Janet
Rippelmeyer, Lynn
Silitch, Mary F

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Local number
1995-0062

Type
Audio cassettes
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Reports
Notes
Articles
Newspapers
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence

Topic
Flight attendants
Aeronautics, Military
Women in aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics
Women air pilots

"United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985," by Deborah G. Douglas, was published in 1991 as part of the Smithsonian Institution Press series on women in the aviation industry. The publication documents the stories of women involved in all aspects of aviation during this time period, from pilots and engineers, to aircraft industry personnel and flight attendants

The collection consists of a variety of different types of material compiled during the author's research for the book. Included are: various types of correspondence; photographs; newspapers and other publications; photocopies of book chapters and magazine and newspaper articles; working notes belonging to the author; reports (official and personal); interview transcripts; and approximately 600 bibliographic note cards. Also included are 10 cassettes containing interviews with the following aviators: Ann Carl, Toby Felker, Nancy Fitzroy, Margaret Hoffman, Jean Ross Howard, Lt. Beth Hubert, Lt. Col. Yvonne C. Pateman, Janet Rassmussen, Lynn Rippelmeyer, and Mary F. Silitch

Physical Description:
2.18 cubic feet (2 records center boxes)

Date:
1944-1994

Creator
Douglas, Deborah G
Subject
Felker, Toby
Carl, Ann
Fitzroy, Nancy
Hoffman, Margaret
Hubert, Beth
Howard, Jean Ross
Pateman, Yvonne C
Rassmussen, Janet
Rippelmeyer, Lynn
Silitch, Mary F

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Local number
1995-0062

Type
Audio cassettes
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Reports
Notes
Articles
Newspapers
Publications
Photographs
Correspondence

Topic
Flight attendants
Aeronautics, Military
Women in aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics
Women air pilots

ID: 1995-0062