LAST UPDATED: 23 January 2003
BOX LABELS: Purple/Purple
This collection consists of 13 acid free boxes. It includes some primary records but the majority of the records are secondary sources. The collection is approximately 8 linear feet.
Box 1 Documentation
Bibliographies & Sources
Naval messages & sources, Misc.
Portugal, supporting material
Celebration following the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, Misc.
"Truculent Turtle" (1949 Meranal Flight)
25th Anniversary Celebration
27th Anniversary Celebration
Box 2 Photos
NC-flying boats at NAS Rockaway, New
NC-flying boats at Trepassey Bay, Newfoundland
Ships that participated in support of the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean
The actual crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, 8-31 May 1919, Misc.
The arrival at Horta & then Ponta Delpada, Azores 17 May 1919 & after (also, some additional shots, including WWI)
The arrival in Lisboa, Portugal
Celebrations following the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean
Box 3 Aircraft Documentation
Aircraft, Misc. (design, etc-also see plus in Art)
NC-flying boats, Misc.
Aircraft, History between the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and the 50th Anniversary restoration
Box 4 Aircraft Photos
Aircraft, NC-flying boats, Misc. (folder 1)
Aircraft, NC-flying boats, Misc. (folder 2)
Aircraft, NC-flying boats, Misc. (folder 3)
Aircraft, NC-flying boats, Misc. (folder 4)
Box 5 Documentation, Photos
Personnel, Misc. (see also celebrations) Photos
Box 6 Media
Press Releases & News (both Naval
NAN Articles & Information
Box 7 Books & Publications
First Across! The U.S.
Navy's Transatlantic Flight of 1919, Richard
The Flight Across the Atlantic, Issued by the Dept. of Education
Flight of the NC-4, U.S. Naval Photographic Center
On the Other Side of the Pond, Clarke Van Vleet
Progress in Naval Aircraft, Cdr. J.C. Hunsiker
The Triumph of the NC's, Cdr. G.C. Westervelt, Cdr. H.C. Richardson, and LCdr. A.C. Read
Box 8 Art
Aircraft drawings &
NC-flying boats, plans & drawings
Charts & Maps, Misc.
Special Collection (awards, cartoons, plagues, etc.)
Excerpt from the New York Times, Sunday 4 May 1919
Box 9 Restoration
Recreation for the 75th Anniversary of
Naval Aviation, 1986
Naval messages & sources
U.S. Navy NC-4 50th Anniversary first transatlantic flight 1919-1969 pamphlet (+2 copies)
Box 10 - 50th Anniversary Navy NC-4 1919-1969 First Transatlantic Flight (Special Collection)
Box 11 - Final Report of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Transatlantic Flight by the Navy NC-4
Box 12 Slides Collection
Slide Collection I
Slide Collection II