This collection consists of the records of the Waco Aircraft Company. The material includes office files of the company, marketing and sales information, and design data. Also included are original engineering drawings and report files.
Wright State University - Special Collections and Archives
Papers consist primarily of business records from the WACO Aircraft Co. in Troy, Ohio, which was owned by Bruckner. The bulk of papers fall in the years 1930-1945. Included are minutes of the WACO Bd. of Directors and stockholders meetings, extensive financial records, photos, administrative files containing information on WACO's involvement in WW II aircraft manufacture, correspondence and materials pertaining to Bruckner's membership in the Aircraft Manufacturer's Association
Photographs, circa 1925-1930, of aircraft, factory interiors, parts, fuselage details, engines, designs, experimental works, dirigibles, wind tunnel research, and transport of finished airplanes, as issued by manufacturers, including Curtiss Aero and Motor Company Inc., Ford Motor Company Aircraft Division, Fokker Aircraft Corporation, Hamilton Metalplane Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sikorksy Aviation Corporation, Wright Aeronautical, and others. Aircraft used on arctic and other historic flights, and a view of pilots George Wilkins and Ben Eielson posing with the single-engine Lockheed Vega which the two flew from Port Barrow, Alaska to Green Harbor, Spitsbergen in April 1928 are included. Pamphlets from some manufacturers are also included
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The papers document Henry Belin du Pont's career with the Du Pont Company and General Motors Corporation, as well as his interests in aviation and the Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation. Du Pont Company materials include records of stock transfers and bonuses. Also, included are reports from company economist, E.E. Lincoln
This collection consists of the personal papers of Hattie Meyers Junkin. The material consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, as well as material on Junkin's husbands and Weaver Aircraft Co.