Moffett, William A. (William Adger), 1869-1933

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U.S. naval officer, notable as the architect of naval aviation in the United States Navy. U.S. Navy officer and first Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics.

From the description of William Adger Moffett papers, 1918-1933 [microform]. (Texas A&M University). WorldCat record id: 589809732

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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MAKE AMERICA FIRST IN THE AIR National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972. Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. BOMBING 1921
referencedIn William Rea Furlong Papers, 1892-1985, (bulk 1930-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moffett Field Naval Air Station General Photograph Files
creatorOf Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972. Papers, 1916-1970. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. BUILDING USS AKRON
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. AMERICAN PILOT RECEIVING CONGRAULATIONS FROM WARNER, AND ADM. MOFFETT, SCHNEIDER TROPHY RACES, NORFOLK, VA
creatorOf Moffett, William A. (William Adger), 1869-1933. William Adger Moffett papers, 1918-1933 [microform]. Texas A&M University, Evans Library & Annex; Main campus library complex
referencedIn Furlong, William Rea, 1881-1976. Papers, 1892-1985 (bulk 1930-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. SEABEE ACTIVITIES IN SOUTH PACIFIC
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk). Purdue University Library
creatorOf Moffett, William Adger, 1869-1933. [Papers] [microform] / William A. Moffett. Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. HAWAIIAN FLIGHT FOR LT. MAITLAND
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. FLIGHT OPERATIONS ABOARD USS LANGLEY (CV-1); AIR RACE, WASHINGTON AREA; ADMIRAL MOFFETT
referencedIn Furlong, William Rea, 1881-1976. Papers of William Rea Furlong, 1892-1985 (bulk 1930-1945). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. person
associatedWith Furlong, William Rea, 1881-1976. person
correspondedWith Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971. person
associatedWith London Naval Conference corporateBody
associatedWith Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972. person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Aeronautics corporateBody
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United States
United States
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Aeronautics, Military--Sources
Admirals--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
Admirals--Correspondence
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Birth 1869-10-31

Death 1933-04-04

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