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

Charles R. Page was one of a number of guests invited by Pan American Airways to make the preview flight of Pan American Airways Boeing 314, American Clipper, from San Francisco, California, to Auckland, New Zealand. This preview flight took place from August 24 to September 7, 1940. At the time, Page was president of the Fireman's Fund group of fire and casualty insurance companies.

Identifier

NASM.1988.0110

Creator

Page, Charles R.

Date

1940

Provenance

Charles Page, Gift, 1988, 1988-0110, not NASM

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Certificates

Clippings

Photographs

Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook continuing the detailed personal account of Page's flight. Page recorded daily his impressions of this flight and then supplemented his writings with photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, and Pan Am publicity materials. Also included is a copy of Wings to the Orient by James G. Stahlman, which is inscribed to Page.

Genre/Form

Certificates

Clippings

Photographs

Scrapbooks

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

Pan American World Airways, Inc.

Page, Charles R.

Topics Aeronautics
Air travel
Boeing 314 Clipper Family
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Aeronautics, Commercial
Transpacific flights

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Finding Aid Online Finding Aid