Found 4 collections related to Air pilots

Post, Augustus, 1873-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2461
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Augustus Post (1873-1952) was a pioneer aviator, editor, author, and lecturer on aeronautics. He started ballooning in 1900 and was one of the first group of heavier-than-air pilots after the Wright brothers. He was a charter member of the Aero... more
Young, Charles L.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
4 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Charles L. Young was a manager and entrepreneur. The Charles L. Young scrapbooks date from 1892 to 1918 and consist of scrapbooks and a publication that document Young's work managing performing artists and aviators, theater companies, concert... more
Murray, Joan, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 847
37.59 linear feet (84 boxes)
Joan Murray (1937- ) was the first African American female television news reporter in the United States, as well as an entrepreneur, small plane pilot, and writer. The Joan Murray papers detail her career in media and marketing; her personal... more
Smith, Ida Van, 1917-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 448
.2 linear feet
Ida Van Smith obtained her pilot's license at the age of fifty. A New York City school teacher, she sought to expose black children to a career in aviation, and in 1967 founded the Ida Van Smith Flight Clubs for children and adults. The flight... more