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The Papers of Jacqueline Cochran SDASM.SC.10028-O/S
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Series I:Awards

Physical Description: 1. New York Newspaper Women’s Club – award may 20, 1955. 2. Dallas Council on World Affairs – Honorary citizenship of Dallas, Texas. March 26, 1954. 3. Womens National Aeronautic Association – Honorary member for 2 years. November 18, 1944. 4. Secondary Education Board - Annual Book Award. March 5, 1955. 5. Wives Wing of Aero Medical Association – Award of Honorary membership. March 30, 1954. 6. Jacksonville University – Distinguished Service Award. November 29, 1958. 7. Aero Club of Pittsburgh – Citation as testimonial to keeping aviation in the mind of the public. 8. Spirit of Achievement Award. 1962. 9. State of New York – Official Scroll of Honor. August 1, 1958. 10. Indio Exchange Club – Golden Deeds Award. May 13, 1948. 11. Ordre National de la Legion D’Honneur Republique Francais. 13 April, 1949. 12. National Lafayette Honor List – Record of Enrollment. March 6, 1954. 13. City of Los Angeles – Resolution Honoring Jacqueline Cochran’s contribution to the United States of America in aviation, national defense, literature, politics and business. May 19, 1978.
 

Series II: Letters

Physical Description: 1. Credentials to act as President Eisenhower’s Special Representative at Inauguration of President Somoza of Nicaragua; letter from President Somoza. 2. Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to Mrs. Sharron Temps thanking her for her letter. May 22, 1974. 3. Letter from the McDonnel Aircraft Corporation gifting Jacqueline Cochran the nameplate from the Seversky AP-4 Airplane in which she won the bendix Trphy Race, 1938.
 

Series III: Certificates

Physical Description: 1. Civil Air Patrol – Certificate of rating as Command Pilot. 2. Air Power League – Certificate as Charter Member, 1945 3. Great Navy of the State of Nebraska – Appointment to Admiral. August 18, 1954. 4. National Aviation Clinic – Certificate as Consultant. 1946. 5. Turkish Air League – Certificate for Turkish Air Medal. November 3, 1949. 6. New York Herald Tribune – Divot Derby Certificate. 1952. 7. Lockheed Management Club – Certificate of Appreciation as guest Speaker. December 21, 1953. 8. Lockheed Georgia Company – Certificate of Completion of Jet Star Pilot Training and Lifetime Membership in the Jet Squires. April 15, 1962. 9. VAH-1 – Certificate of Honorary Membership. June, 1960. 10. Air Force Association – Certificate as patron member of the association. 11. Nurses National Memorial – Certificate of appreciation presented to Odlum-Cochran Foundation. December 26, 1946. 12. Nurses National Memorial – Certificate of appreciation presented to Jacqueline Cochran. February 1, 1946. 13. National Organization of Angel Flight – Certificate of membership. 23 September, 1963. 14. Academy of Model Aeronautics – Certificate of membership. September 7, 1961. 15. Certificate declaring Jacqueline Cochran to be America’s First Lady of the Air. 16. Diploma Sportskog Pilota, Yugoslavia. 1959. 17. United States Air Force Recruiting Service – Certificate of Appreciation and Service. 18 April, 1957. 18. Armed Forces of the United States of America – Certificate of Retirement. 11 May, 1970.
 

Series IV: Honary Degrees

Physical Description: 1. Northland College – Honorary Doctor of Science. 2. Notre Dame College – Honorary Doctor of Science. 31 May 1970. 3. Elmira College – Honorary Doctor of Law. (in blue folder with photographs, newspaper clippings and letters). June 6 1955.
 

Series V: Speed Records

Physical Description: 1. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 2000 km. Republic AP-7. April 6, 1940. 2. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 100 km. Republic AP-7. April 20, 1940. 3. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 2000 km. P-51. December 10, 1947. 4. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 3 km. P-51 Feminine Record. December 17, 1947. 5. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 2000 km. P-51 Feminine Record. May 22, 1948. 6. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 1000 km. P-51 Feminine Record. May 24, 1948. 7. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 16 km. P-51 World Class Record. April 9, 1951. 8. National Aeronautic Association – Certificate of Record: 500 km. P-51 World Class Record. December 29, 1949. 9. Federation Aeronautique Internationale – Diploma of Record: 100 km. T-38. May 18, 1953. 10. Federation Aeronautique Internationale – Diploma of Record: 500 km. T-38. May 23, 1953. 11. Federation Aeronautique Internationale – Diploma of Record: 15 km. T-38. June 3, 1953. 12. Federation Aeronautique Internationale – Diploma of Record: Feminine Altitude. T-38. May 24, 1953. 13. Mach Busters Club – Certificate for exceeding the speed of sound in a US Air Force F-86 Sabre Jet.
 

Series VI: Programs

Physical Description: 1. Macrorobertson International Air races – Official program (autographed) of Centenary Celebrations. 2. 24th Friendship Fete (sponsored by the Soroptimist Club of Philadelphia) – Program. April 28, 1962. 3. Federation Aeronautique Internationale – Conference Program. Held in Greece, 26 September – 1 October 1962. (In Greek, French and English)
 

Series VII: Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 1. Envelope containing Window unfoil dropped over Germany to fool German Radar (given to Jacqueline Cochran by Dr. Alvarez) 2. Civio’s, Mexico City. Souvenir photograph of party at Civios, sent by Floyd Odlum to Jacqueline Cochran. 3. Long document, bound, written in French by General Catroux. 1959.