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Secor Delahay Browne (1916- ) was involved in aircraft research and technology in a variety of ways, working with aircraft engineering and production, serving in the USAAF (1942-1946), teaching at MIT, writing articles on aviation topics, and holding membership in various aircraft societies and clubs. In 1969-1973, he was the Chairman for the Civil Aeronautics Board, a critic of the supersonic aircraft and an opponent of airline deregulation.

Identifier

NASM.1989.0140

Creator

Browne, Secor Delaney, 1916-

Date

1966-1980

bulk 1969-1972

Provenance

Mrs. Rodney G. Paige, gift, 1989-0140, NASM

Extent

6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Correspondence

Photographs

Publications

Audiocassettes

Audiotapes

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the files of Browne during his stint as chairman for the Civil Aeronautics Board and afterwards until 1980. The collection includes the following types of material: correspondence, magazines and newspapers, tapes of speeches given by Browne, both cassette and reels, conference and meeting proceedings, and notes and telephone logs.

Genre/Form

Correspondence

Photographs

Publications

Audiocassettes

Audiotapes

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

Civil Aeronautics Board

Browne, Secor Delaney, 1916-

Topics Supersonic planes
Aeronautics, Commercial -- Law and legislation
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Periodicals

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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