Willis Carl Jackson collection

Willis Carl Jackson collection

Dates: 1865-1960

Correspondence, articles and publications, newspaper clippings, paintings, and photographs. The collection relates to the history of aviation including ballooning, dirigibles, and air races. Also included are the correspondence and other records of Holden C. Richardson. These materials include certificates signed by presidents of the United States.

  • Extent: 30 containers (20 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jackson, Willis Carl, 1923. -- Richardson, Holden Chester, 1878
  • Call Number: MSS 424
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Willis Carl Jackson collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 424; Willis Carl Jackson collection; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 424, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS424.xml
Subject Terms
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933--Autographs; Richardson, Holden Chester, 1878-; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919--Autographs; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Autographs; Aeronautics--History; Airplanes--History; Airships--History; Ballooning--History; Correspondence; Images; Material Types; Publications
Genre / Form
Articles; Newspapers; Paintings; Photographs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Jackson (Willis Carl) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:20-0600
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Biographical History

Collector of aviation history materials.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts