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"Project Oilwings" was a research project sponsored by the American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS) to compile a history of all aircraft used by domestic gasoline and petroleum companies prior to World War II. The project was to have been a compilation of photographs, drawings, usages and dispositions of oil company aircraft, as well as of personnel, personal anecdotes, and corporate history within the years 1919-1941. The project was then to present this material in manuscript form. Announced in the fall of 1965, "Project Oilwings" was headed by project leader, David R. Winans.

Identifier

NASM.2000.0013

Creator

Winans, David R.

Date

1919-1941

Provenance

Larry Moore, gift, 2000, 2000-0013, unknown

Extent

0.68 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Articles

Notes

Photographs

Correspondence

Scope and Contents

This material contains what appears to be a small group of the research gathered for this project, including photographs, articles, correspondence and research notes on the following oil companies: Standard Oil of New Jersey; Humble Oil and Refining Company; Andian National Pipeline; Esso/Exxon; Imperial Oil Limited; Standard Oil of Louisiana; California Arab Standard Oil/ARAMCO; and Mobile Oil.

Genre/Form

Articles

Notes

Photographs

Correspondence

Rights

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Names

American Aviation Historical Society

Andian National Pipeline

Arabian American Oil Company

Esso Standard Oil Company

Exxon Corporation

Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Del.)

Imperial Oil Limited

Mobil Oil Corporation

Standard Oil Company

Winans, David R.

Topics Project Oilwings
Oil industries
Petroleum industry and trade
advertising
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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