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Morgan Glenn Norton papers, 1927-1949
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Box 1, Folder 1

Civil Aeronautics manual and regulations. 1941-1946.

Box 1, Folder 2

Lockheed Constellation airplane erection and maintenance instructional manual. November 15, 1945.

Box 1, Folder 3

B-17F pilot's handbook of flight operating instructions. December 25, 1942.

Box 1, Folder 3

Lockheed memo regarding operating instructions. dated February 5, 1941.

Box 1, Folder 4

War Department Manual Instrument Flying Training. June 18, 1942.

Box 2, Folder 1

Lockheed P-38G, P-38H, F-5 first production test procedures. ca. May 1943.

Box 2, Folder 2

Lockheed Aircraft Service Training course outlines and Civil Aeronautics Board Civil Air Regulations. ca. 1945 .

Scope and Content Note

(Air Traffic Rules, Pilot Certificates, General Operation Rules).
Box 2, Folder 3

Lockheed instructional manual on writing reports, notes, receipt, draft of letter to L. G. Holoubek at Lockheed. January 29, 1944..

Box 2, Folder 4

Log of co-pilot time and instructions for pilot checks. ca. October 1942 to May 26, 1944.

Box 2, Folder 5

Ship and engine aircraft log book. ca. 1930-1936.

Box 2, Folder 6

Flight logs . (1944-1945).

Scope and Content Note

  • circular from Naval Department
  • memo from department of air commerce
  • blank application for employment at Northrop
  • Lockheed pilot's pocket manual
  • list of license numbers
  • Weekly Notice to Airman from Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Administration, vol. 12, no. 39, March 1, 1945
  • instructions for model plane of Lockheed transport craft
  • meteorology tests.
Box 2, Folder 7

Blank flight log.

Box 3, Folder 1

Personal papers. (ca. 1927-1949) .

Scope and Content Note

consisting of:
  • Postcard of United Airlines Mainliner; compass course protractor
  • letter from Bureau of Air Commerce
  • Lockheed Douglas papers and log sheets include airplane specifications, recommendation letter for Northrop Aeronautical Engineering course, notice of termination, photos of flying boat
  • blueprints of wing construction
  • notes
  • birthday card
  • engine inventory for a Gnôme type N engine
  • float recommendations for land planes
  • copy of letter to L.G. Holoubek from Norton, January 29, 1944 (draft of this in 2 3)
  • copies of letter to Charles E. Garwood from Norton dated January 16, 1942, suggesting that Lockheed require inspectors to hold aircraft licenses.
Box 3, Folder 2

Collection of World War I photographs.

Scope and Content Note

including
  • images of destruction of St. Quentin Cathedral, France
  • battle of Verdun
  • the blasting of a church in Proyart, France
  • soldier posing next to German big gun
  • Moselle and Rhine River in Coblens [sic] (Koblenz), Germany
  • American assault shows soldiers in the battle field
  • big gun emplacement from which Meaux was bombarded close to Château-Thierry
  • burned English tank and soldiers.
Box 3, Folder 3

Edo Float aircraft brochures. ca. 1936.

Box 3, Folder 4

Notes. ca. 1940s.

Box 3, Folder 5

Small notebook with Morse code alphabet, instructions for splicing flexible wire cables using the nicopress method, Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Administration regulations. ca. 1940s.

Box 3, Folder 6

Notebook with exercises on calculating for navigation. ca. 1930s.

Box 3, Folder 7

Notebook with notes, calculating rules. ca. 1940s.