SIA Acc. 98-085, United States National Museum Division of Engineering, Exhibition Records, 1920s-1930s

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Summary

These records include exhibition labels to two World War I French planes: the SPAD-13 ("Societe Pour L'Aviation et Ses Derives"), a tractor fighting biplane, and the SPAD-16, used for reconnaissance. Both planes were also flown by American pilots. The planes, which are still in the National Air and Space Museum collections, were acquired from the War Department either during the 1920s or early 1930s.

Subject

National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Exhibitions

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1920
  • 1920-1930
  • 1920s-1930s

Topic

  • Engineering
  • Airplanes
  • History
  • Engineering--History
  • SPAD Aircraft Family

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 98-085

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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