Tag Archives: MS-646

New Collection: Ivan R. Gates Collection

Ivan R. Gates was an Early Bird of Aviation, receiving his pilot’s license in 1911, and is credited with starting the first flying school on the west coast in California. The collection documents Gates’ aviation business enterprises, including the Gates … Continue reading

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Santa travels in style, in a vintage D-25

Santa Claus paid a visit to the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport (SGH) yesterday afternoon, delighting a large crowd (including my family) with his arrival in a beautiful red biplane. (We assume the reindeer are resting up for their long-distance endurance flight … Continue reading

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New and Updated Collections available for Research, November 2019

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: MS-613: Robert Henn Aerial Slide Collection, 0.5 … Continue reading

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