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Box 1

 Container

Contains 27 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

Engineering Drawings and Papers, 1942 - 1944

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 1
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: 1942 - 1944

Approach and Landing Procedure, Technique, and Equipment for Proficient Landing of Aircraft During Blacked-Out Conditions -- Incorporating the All-Weather Approach and Landing Technique, April 16, 1942

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1
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: April 16, 1942

Throttle Landing Power Limiter-Indicator, July 22, 1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 3
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: July 22, 1944

Throttle Landing Power Limiter (Mounted on Carburetor Body), July 25, 1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 3
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: July 25, 1944

Articles , circa 1940s - 1948

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 2
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: circa 1940s - 1948

Possibility of Increasing Airplane Utility by Use of the All Weather Landing Descent Test, circa 1940s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents (Includes detailed letter from Ralph Johnson to W. C. Mentzer and R.D. Kelly.)
Dates: circa 1940s

All Weather Flight Methods, written and directed by Ralph S. Johnson, Engineering Department of United Air Lines, United Air Lines Transport Corporation, May 2, 1941

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 2
Scope and Contents (Script and dvd, b&w; sound; length: 37 minutes, 48 seconds; file size: 1.28 GB, plays with Windows Media Player, two copies.)
Dates: May 2, 1941

Newspaper Clippings, Certificate, and Honorary Doctorate of Engineering, 1992 - 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 3
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: 1992 - 2008

Aviation Industry Finally Recognizing Pioneer's Feats, July 11, 1992

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 1

Goodland Native, 100, is 'Part of the History of Flight' Wyoming declares: June 26 was Captain Ralph S. Johnson Day , July 2, 2006

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, File 1, Folder 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents (Newspaper clipping from Lafayette Journal and Courier, Sunday, July 2, 2006.)
Dates: July 2, 2006

Jack Knight's Long Night: The Mail Went Through , undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, File 1, Folder 3, Item 3
Scope and Contents (Newspaper clipping, source and date unknown; notation states one of Ralph's friends and his favorite newspaper article, a hero to Ralph.)
Dates: undated

Itinerary for Ralph S. Johnson, Commencement Weekend, May 8 - 11, 2008

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, File 1, Folder 3, Item 6
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: May 8 - 11, 2008

"The President and Trustees of Purdue University cordially invite you to dinner celebrating those receiving honorary doctorates at Spring Commencement " (invitation to Westwood), May 10, 2008

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, File 1, Folder 3, Item 7
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: May 10, 2008

"The President and Trustees of Purdue University cordially invite you to a Luncheon celebrating Spring Commencement 2008 (invitation to luncheon in the Café and John Purdue Room - Stone Hall), May 10, 2008

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, File 1, Folder 3, Item 8
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: May 10, 2008

Aviation: The Early Years , undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 4
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: undated

Spiral bound book, "The Best Of Times: Memoirs of Ralph Johnson," as told to his niece, Jacqueline McBrien Morgan, during his 99th year, 2005

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 1
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: 2005

Spiral bound biography, "Captain Ralph S. Johnson" sent to Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame, by Captain Billy Walker, 1992

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 2
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: 1992

"Fait pour Valour," by Billy Walker , circa 2006

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 3
Scope and Contents (Biographical pages for Captain Ralph S. Johnson, compiled and clipped together.)
Dates: circa 2006

Interview with Ralph S. Johnson, by Red Kelso, Cheyenne, Wyoming, transcript, November 16, 1977

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 4
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: November 16, 1977

Excerpts from an article on Ralph Johnson in RUPANEWS, November 2002

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 5
Scope and Contents (Pages 3-4 of a what appears to be a fax transmission, other pages missing.)
Dates: November 2002

Centrifugally Operating Grounding Switch, July 15, 1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 2
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: July 15, 1944

Spiral bound notebook, 1941 - 1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 4
Scope and Contents The following articles are in the spiral bound notebook: All-Weather Landing Descent, Air Transport, November, 1947 Get Better Landings with All-Weather Roll-Ons, Air Transport, March, 1948 Cross-Wind Takeoffs, Air Transport, July, 1947 Cross-Wind Landings, Air Transport, June, 1947 Exposure—The Key to Flight Safety, Air Transport, April, 1947 When Vulnerable Be Vigilant, Air Transport, October, 1947 Buzzing is...
Dates: 1941 - 1948