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Georges Naudet Collection
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Georges Naudet (June 9, 1900 - May 22, 1983) was a French businessman who was passionately interested in the early history of ballooning and aviation. An amateur in the field of aviation history, he became an avid collector and author.
Naudet, Georges, 1900-1983.
George Naudet Estate, purchase, 1984, XXXX-0479, NASM
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
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Scope and Contents
This collection includes early ballooning material as well as photographs of early 20th century French pilots. The ballooning material includes material from Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Joseph Montgolfier and Eugene and Louis Godard. The early photographs include the following aviators: Louis Blériot, and Jules Védrines. The following types of material are included: photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and books.