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John Jay Ide (1892-1962) graduated from Columbia University with a Certificate of Architecture (1913), then studied at the Ecole des Beuax Arts, Paris, in 1914. He was an architect with H. T. Lindeberg in New York, 1916-1917 and 1920-1921. He then served as a technical assistant for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the American Embassy in Paris, 1921-1940, and again from 1949 until his retirement. During World War II he served active duty in the Bureau of Aeronautics of the Navy Department in Washington, D.C.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0070

Creator

Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962

Date

1911-1962

bulk 1920-1945

Provenance

No donor information, unknown, unknown, XXXX-0070, unknown

Extent

10.81 Cubic feet (9 records center boxes, 1 scrapbook)

Restrictions

The intelligence reports contained within the collection contain security classified information.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Correspondence

Notebooks

Reports

Photographs

Arrangement note

Arrangement: 1) Correspondence, 1911-1962, and undated; 2) war notebooks; 3) intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 4) miscellaneous; 5) pre-1921 materials; 6) financial records; 7) William Knight, 1919-1920; 8) AERONAUTICAL EXPORT DIRECTORY, 1940; 9) duplicate intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 10) scrapbook.

Scope and Contents

This collection primarily documents Ide's affiliation with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Particularly noteworthy are his correspondence, war notebooks, and intelligence reports. The war notebooks contain technical information on British aircraft and U.S.-built aircraft in service in Britain during World War II. Researchers are advised that much of the information in the intelligence reports is still security classified and might not be available for immediate reference use.

Genre/Form

Correspondence

Notebooks

Reports

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

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962

Topics Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Military intelligence
Periodicals

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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