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Spartan School of Aeronautics photo album, approximately 1930s

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-061

Scope and Contents

The Spartan School of Aeronautics photo album (comprised of 156 photographs pasted on 31 album pages), dates from the school's first years of operation and includes identified images of some of the pilots who trained there, including several of Mary Riddle, the first Native American woman to earn a pilot's license (1930). Others include Frank Wignall, who went on to a long career with the Federal Aviation Administration and Roy Hunt, famed stunt pilot, organizer of the Oklahoma Air Patrol & winner of the 1932 Cord Cup Trans-Continental Air Derby. And, of course, there are numerous images of divers aircraft of the era (including one of the Enna Jettick Shoes advertising blimp, one of the first privately owned airships), as well as aerial photos, shots of airfields, and crashed airplanes.

Dates

  • approximately 1930s

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
Spartan School of Aeronautics photo album, approximately 1930s
Status
In Progress
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2015 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)