The Harold Albert Fisher Special Collection SDASM.013

Finding aid prepared by Robert E. Johnston
San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA, 92101
(619) 234-8291

Title: The Harold Albert Fisher Special Collection
Identifier/Call Number: SDASM.013
Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet 1 manuscript box
Date (inclusive): 1942-1964
Abstract: This collection contains the personal papers of Harold Albert Fisher. Fisher was in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He then worked for the Marquardt Corporation and Grumman Aircraft Corporation.
Language of Materials note: English
creator: Fisher, Harold Albert, 1919-2009

Biographical/Historical note

Harold Albert Fisher was born 5 July 1919 in Denver, CO, and died 10 April 2009. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and Hofstra University, serving as a U.S. Navy officer during World War II.
During the War he served as the administrative officer for Air Group Eight in the Pacific Theater, later assigned to Grumman Aircraft Corporation as the Bureau of Aeronautics Representative. He had been employed at Grumman as an administrative assistant from 1939-1943.
After World War II Mr. Fisher continued his employment at Grumman Aircraft, and, later, was Manager of Personnel at Marquardt Aircraft Company, Van Nuys, CA, and Director of Industrial Relations, Guidance & Control Systems Division, Litton Systems, Woodlands Hills, CA.

Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The materials were donated to the San Diego Air & Space Museum on March 24, 2010 by the Harold A. Fisher Trust. Mr. Fisher was the step-son of Vice Admiral Gerald Francis Bogan. Admiral Bogan’s records collection may be found in SDASM 011.

Related Archival Materials note

The Personal Collection of Adm. Gerald Francis Bogan (SDASM 011)

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes military orders, official documents and other papers from Harold Albert Fisher's career in the Navy, with Grumman Aircraft Corporation and with the Marquardt Corporation.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Clifton, Joseph Clinton, 1908-1957
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation.
Marquardt Corporation.