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Alfred Victor Verville Papers, 1911-1968

INVENTOR NAME: Verville, Alfred Victor

REPOSITORY:
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Archives Division
Room 3100, MRC 322
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
202-633-2320
http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
28 cubic ft.
SUMMARY:
Alfred Verville was responsible for a number of important innovations in aircraft design, including welded-steel-frame fuselages and retractable landing gear. The collection contains Verville’s personal papers relating primarily to his various aeronautical concerns and his involvement with military aviation. Drawings and photographs of Verville designed aircraft, especially those developed by Verville Aircraft Co. in 1928-1931.
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SUBJECTS:  Air & space
 
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