Library of Aeronautical History, 1920-1950.

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Library of Aeronautical History, 1920-1950.

Library of Aeronautical History, 1920-1950.

Includes clippings, correspondence, photographs, flying manuals, mementos, periodicals, baggage labels, air mail stamp covers donated by individuals involved with early commercial aviation in California.

33 linear ft. (28 boxes)

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