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Papers of W. Curtis Rockefeller 1933-1940

WILLIAM CURTIS ROCKEFELLER, 1910-1982. Aeronautical Engineer; CIT alumnus (B.S. 1932; M.S. 1934). The papers include lecture and technical notes related to airplane design, patent information, and a book manuscript (“Structure of the Atmosphere” by Beno Gutenberg).

SUPPLEMENT 2012: Lawrence Sperry Award certificate, stamp collection envelopes; watch from Howard Hughes (Around the World with Howard Hughes, 1938) commemorating Hughes's record-setting around the world flight in July 1938. Rockefeller served as Hughes's chief meteorologist for the flight.

ID: 1983-00018
Rockefeller, William Curtis (Aeronautical Engineer)

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 0.5 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 1 box

Topics: Aeronautics

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