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Aviation History of Indiana, 1920 - 1995

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 323, Series 4

Scope and Contents

This series includes materials on the aviation history of Indiana that Cornish was heavily involved in throughout his extensive career. Materials include clippings, photographs, and correspondence related to early Indiana pilots such as Art Smith and Roscoe Turner, the start of Airmail service in Indiana, early airlines and aircrafts, and Indiana airports such as the Paul Baer Municipal Airport (now the Fort Wayne International Airport) and the now defunct Guy Means Airport in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Of note are photographs and clippings related to Cornish's management of the Paul Baer Municipal Airport from 1934 to 1941.


  • 1920 - 1995

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. Two Spanish textbooks are present in the collection.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


1.056 Cubic Feet (Two cubic foot boxes and one legal-size full-length manuscript box. )