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Edward Joseph Gamm (1893-1977) served as an aircraft mechanic with the 97th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in France during World War I.

Identifier

NASM.2017.0044

Processing Information

Arranged and described by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2017. Encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2019.

Creator

Gamm, Edward Joseph, 1893-1977.

Date

1918

Provenance

Richard Stansell-Gamm, Gift, 2017, NASM.2017.0044

Extent

0.24 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)

Summary

This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France serving with the 97th Aero Squadron.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photograph albums

Notebooks

Arrangement note

This collection is arranged by type of material.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France. The photographs include images of 97th Aero Squadron personnel and facilities; aerial views of France; armament; aerial views of bombs being dropped; and aircraft including the Breguet Bre.14, de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4, and Nieuport 28 C1. The collection also contains a brief biographical sketch of Gamm compiled by the donor.

Genre/Form

Photograph albums

Notebooks

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

Topics World War, 1914-1918
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4
Nieuport (France) 28
Breguet 14 (Military aircraft)
Aeronautics, Military

Citation

97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm], NASM.2017.0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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