Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 3
Scope and Contents Included are Johnson's United States Army, Air Corps, pilot's books (1930-1936) which include Johnson's grades from The Air Corps Advanced Flying School and application for extended active duty with a tactical unit of the Air Corps, along with pay and expense vouchers. There are several notebooks which contain Johnson's engineering designs and notations, along with a 1942 pilot's training log from United Air Lines, and day planners, circa 1960s-1980s.
Dates: 1930 - 1990