Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage. Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0342

Processing Information

Arranged, described, and encoded by Chris King, 1989. Digital assets attached by Allan Janus, 2020.

Date

1917-1918

Provenance

W. H. Frank, Gift, XXXX-0342.

Extent

0.46 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))

Summary

The Ellington Field Albums Collection consists of scrapbooks of photographs taken in and around Ellington Field, Texas, during World War I. The photographs document troop training, equipment, and facilities at the field. The scrapbooks also include photographs taken at ceremonies commemorating the death of the French ace Georges Guynemer in 1917.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Scrapbooks

Photographs

Scope and Contents

The Ellington Field Albums Collection consists of scrapbooks of photographs taken in and around Ellington Field, Texas, during World War I. The photographs document troop training, equipment, and facilities at the field. The scrapbooks also include photographs taken at ceremonies commemorating the death of the French ace Georges Guynemer in 1917. Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.

Genre/Form

Scrapbooks

Photographs

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

Names

Ellington Field, Texas

Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917

Topics World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1914-1918
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Flight training
Air pilots

Citation

Ellington Field Albums Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0342, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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