Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Box 3

 Container

Contains 30 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

Letter of Recommendation for Ralph Johnson, from Walter J. Addems, Chief Pilot, Eastern Division, February 12, 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 17
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: February 12, 1935

"Letters Personal", 1935 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 17
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: 1935 - 1941

Memorandum to all employees of United Air Lines, by newly appointed president, W.A. Patterson, April 12, 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 18
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: April 12, 1935

Accident Report, Plane 317, Trip 4 , October 6, 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 19
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, 1935

Accident Report, #NC-13323, Cheyenne, Wyoming, October 30, 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 20
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 30, 1935

Correspondence in regards to aileron control system and an ice incident in the elevator hinge gap, 1936

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 21
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: 1936

"Airplane Accidents", May 5, 1937 - July 27, 1938

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 22
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: May 5, 1937 - July 27, 1938

Edited transcript, National Parks Series, Rocky Mountain Park, First Draft, Sunday, April 25, 1937

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 23
Scope and Contents (Ralph Johnson was the pilot, while this interview was taking place.)
Dates: April 25, 1937

Study on Master Rod Bearing Lubrication/Failures, completed by Johnson, 1938

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 24
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: 1938

Annual Report of United Air Lines Transport Corporation, 1939 - 1940

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 25
Scope and Contents (Correspondence from Hartley Rowe, Vice President, United Fruit Company, June 6, 1940, inside report.)
Dates: 1939 - 1940

Civil Aeronautics Authority Bureau of Federal Airways, Airways Operation Division, Manual of Operations, Chapter B - Communications Section, part 4, section 3 - "Q" signal abbreviations, June 1, 1939

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 26
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 1, 1939

Ice Accumulation Studies/De-Ice Issue, circa 1940s

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 27
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 1940s

Aileron Work, Douglas Airplanes, circa 1940s

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 27
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 1940s

Exposure - The Key to Flight Safety , circa 1940s

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 28
Scope and Contents (Includes designs by Johnson.)
Dates: circa 1940s

Carburetor Preheat Tests, circa 1940

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 29
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 1940

"Letters General" , 1940 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 30
Scope and Contents (Includes a passenger discomfort report.)
Dates: 1940 - 1941

Correspondence in regards to Ralph Johnson’s reemployment with United Air Lines in Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1940

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 31
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: 1940

How to use the Douglas Sky Rule, by A.A. Manoff, circa 1940s

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 32
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 1940s

Test Flight Policy and Procedure, 1940 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 33
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: 1940 - 1941

United Airlines Transport Corporation Technical Bulletins, 1940 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 34
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: 1940 - 1941

"Letters - W.A. Patterson", 1940 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 35
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: 1940 - 1941

"Letters - Outside Air Company" , 1940 - 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 36
Scope and Contents (Includes correspondence in regards to an instrument to detect ice accumulation during flight and a process to metallize the leading edges of propeller blades.)
Dates: 1940 - 1941

Compass Investigation , 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 23
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 37
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