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Box 5

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Engineering Drawings, Papers, and Articles, 1941 - 1948

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1
Scope and Contents Series one has a strong focus on the unique air safety contributions Johnson made to aviation and aeronautical engineering. Included are Johnson's engineering drawings, papers he authored, various articles, biographical information, clippings, certificates, correspondence, manuals, memorandums, memoirs, "reading files," records, reports, and transcripts.Highlights of this series are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure - The Key to Flight...
Dates: 1941 - 1948

Papers, 1929 - 2008

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: 1929 - 2008

Biographical Information, 1977 - 2006

 Sub-Series — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series one has a strong focus on the unique air safety contributions Johnson made to aviation and aeronautical engineering. Included are Johnson's engineering drawings, papers he authored, various articles, biographical information, clippings, certificates, correspondence, manuals, memorandums, memoirs, "reading files," records, reports, and transcripts.Highlights of this series are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure - The Key to Flight...
Dates: 1977 - 2006

Design Alternatives, 1942

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 53
Scope and Contents (Sketches by Johnson, with focus on Direction Computing and Indicating Instrument with inventor documentation.)
Dates: 1942

Procedures Manual for the Cheyenne and San Francisco Flight Test Sections, circa 1942

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 54
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: circa 1942

Physical Exams, 1941 - 1942

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 55
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: 1941 - 1942

Communication Instructions for Reporting Enemy Sightings: For aircraft operated by Army Air Transport Command, the Naval Air Transport Service and Commercial Air Lines, June 1943

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 56
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: June 1943

United Air Lines Transport Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, Flight Officers - Seniority List, January 1, 1943

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 57
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: January 1, 1943

Pilot Technique for Short Field Operations - T621E, 1943

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 58
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: 1943

Certificate for Johnson's membership in "Domain of Neptune Rex", November 22, 1943

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 59
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: November 22, 1943

Miscellaneous items, includes certificates, clippings and correspondence, 1943 - 2009

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: 1943 - 2009

Personal - Pacific Operations, September 21, 1943 - March 31, 1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 62
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: September 21, 1943 - March 31, 1945

Power-Controlled Landings; from Crash Critiques, September 1944

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 63
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: September 1944

Co-Ordination of Flight Deck Duties on Large Airplanes, by Ralph S. Johnson, chief test pilot, United Airlines, Inc. for Society of Automotive Engineers , October 6, 1944

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 64
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: October 6, 1944

Pilot'' Flight Operating Instructions For Army Model B - 17F, British Model Fortress II, June 20, 1944

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 65
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: June 20, 1944

Performance Data Manual, Model C-87 Airplane, 1944

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 66
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The papers are from throughout Johnson's career. Some are aviation related articles collected by him, some are authored by Johnson. Key correspondence is also included.

Highlights of the papers are Johnson's reports on "The National Army Air Maneuvers of 1931;" "Exposure – The Key to Flight Safety," which includes Johnson's designs; all weather and landing techniques; ice accumulation studies/de-ice issues; and papers authored by Johnson and published in Air Transport.
Dates: 1944

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Scope and Contents The Ralph S. Johnson papers document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson. Included among the papers are aeronautical engineering drawings done by Johnson, along with articles and papers authored by him. The newspaper clippings, awards, and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University focus on the latter part of his career, as he was being recognized as an aviation pioneer. The biographical information was often collected and written by the authors, as a...
Dates: 1924 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1947