IWASM Collection Finding Aids

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IWASM Collection Finding Aids

Description

The International Women's Air & Space Museum boasts a number of collections from various female aviation pioneers. The" IWASM Collection Finding Aids" is comprised of a number of finding aids associated with individual collections housed in the museum's Collection. Below are a list of collections yet to be processed into finding aids but are still available for research:

1929 Women’s Air Derby
Aerial Nurse Corps of America
Ada Mitchell Barrett
Helen Cavis Camden
Mary Clark
Jerrie Cobb
Jackie Cochran
Bessie Coleman
Marilyn Collette
Arlene Davis
Amelia Earhart
Viola Gentry
Alice Hammond
Marian Rice Hart
Jean Hixson
Margaret Hurlburt
Joan Hrubec
International Flying Nurse Association
Marion P. Jayne
Jeanette Jenkins
Patricia Jayne (Pat) Keefer
Teddy Kenyon
Ruth Law
Irene Leverton
Clara E. Livingston
Connie Luhta
Pauline Mallory
Edy Maxim
Lorraine McCarty
Capt. Donna Garland Miller
NAA-National Aeronautics Association-Cleveland Women’s Chapter
NAA- National Aeronautics Association -Akron Women’s Chapter
NASA Women
Blanche Wilcox Noyes
Blanche O’Brian
Ivonne Pateman
Capt. Ann Patrie
Harriet Quimby
Frankie Renner
Jean Reynolds
Helen MacCloskey Rough
Russian World War II pilots
Louise Sacchi
Hazel Schippel
Elsie McBride Schmidt
Doris Scott Aviation Library
Sheila Scott
Page Shamburger
Lauretta Schimmoler
Anne Shields
“B” Trimble Steadman
Elinor Smith Sullivan Aviation Library
Louise Thaden
Virginia Thomas
Nancy Hopkins Tier
Capt. Evelyne S. Tingl
WASP-Women Air Service Pilots
Fay Gillis Wells
WIAA-Women’s International Association of Aeronautics
Connie Wolf
Jessie Woods
Katharine Wright

Contributor

Cris Takacs, former Collections Manager

Items in the IWASM Collection Finding Aids Collection

The Ruth Alexander Collection was accessioned into IWASM in December 1991. Juanita Andrews, whose stepfather was married to Ruth Alexander at the time of her death, donated the material. The papers in the collection date from 1929 to 1930 and are…

The Marion Coddington Bromley Collection was accessioned into IWASM on July 28, 1994. The material was donated by Marion Bromley and is dated from 1931 to 1985. The material fills one Hollinger box and is organized as follows:

1. Pilot Log…

The Myrtle K Thompson Collection was accessioned into the International Women’s Air and Space Museum in May 2007. The memorabilia was brought to the International Women’s Air and Space Museum in March 2006 and a certificate of gift signed May…

The Mercury 13 Collection is based on several ladies collections and relates to their participation in the Mercury testing program.

The material fills 6 Hollinger boxes and 5 folders.

There are no restrictions on the use of these materials.…

The Ruth Nichols Collection was accessioned into IWASM in May,1979. The material was donated by The New England Section Connecticut Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. The 99s which is an international organization of licensed women pilots was founded…

The Barbara Southgate Parker Collection was accessioned into the International Women's Air & Space Museum in December 1991. The box of memorabilia is from the estate of Mrs. Parker and was donated by her step-niece and co-executor, Myra Bowers. …

The Tracy Pilurs Collection was accessioned into IWASM in November and December 1999. The material was donated by Tracy and delivered by three of her children, Tom and Jim Pilurs and Alexis Boilini-Levy. The papers in the collection date from 1942…

The Luella Daniels Sawtelle Collection was processed and accessioned in May, 1999. The collection is housed in 2 boxes (one is oversized) and fills 38 folders divided into 19 series arranged primarily chronologically and by type of material. The…

The Mary E. Von Mach Collection was accessioned into IWASM in May 1975. The papers and objects were donated by Mary Von Mach to the Museum Trust of the Ninety-Nines which formed the beginning of the International Women’s Air & Space Museum. The…

The Alma Salmon Werfelman Collection was accessioned into IWASM on July 22, 1994. The material was donated by Lillian Salmon Ochiltree in memory of her sister. The material from the years 1929-1930 fills one small Hollinger box and is organized as…