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Box 8

 Container

Contains 13 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

PV2 Lockheed information, circa 1955 - 1965

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 89
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 1955 - 1965

Air Agency Certificate issued by The United States of America Department of Commerce, Civil Aeronautics Administration to Aeronautics Services Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, January 23, 1956

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 90
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 23, 1956

"Jokes", circa 1960s - 2000

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 91
Scope and Contents (Various jokes pulled from reading material and highlighted by Johnson.)
Dates: circa 1960s - 2000

Pratt and Whitney R2000 Engines and C54 Specifications, 1960

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 92
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: 1960

Air Transport Association of America - Release of Updated Requirements for All-Weather Operations - No. 60-205, December 30, 1960

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 93
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: December 30, 1960

"New Ideas", circa 1960 - 1979

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 94
Scope and Contents (Includes "Dispensing Design" and fire ant bombing information.)
Dates: circa 1960 - 1979

Civil Air Patrol, 1961 - 1969

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 95
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: 1961 - 1969

Miscellaneous documents and articles, 1963

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 96
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: 1963

Flyer and card from Johnson's running for seat as State House Representative, November 3, 1964

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 97
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 3, 1964

"Pilot Correspondence", 1964 - 1978

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 98
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: 1964 - 1978

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