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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Richard C. du Pont and Summit Aviation scrapbooks and photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2009-211
Abstract:

Richard C. du Pont (1911-1943) was an aviator and businessman. In 1938, he purchaseds stock of an inactive company called All American Aviation, Inc. and became PresidentThis collection encompasses the time of Richard C. du Pont's marriage to his death, with a particular focus on his work with gliders. The establishment and growth of Summit Aviation, his son's private air transportation company, is heavily documented from the early 1960s onward. The majority of the collection consists of newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1930-2002

Richard C. du Pont miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 2571
Abstract:

This collection includes materials related to Richard C. du Pont (1911-1943), pioneer in early aircraft and gliders and includes news clippings, official governmental documents related to his work as well as the logbook of his yacht, Nahma.

Dates: 1932-1997

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  • Subject: Gliders (Aeronautics) X

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