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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jerome Clarke Hunsaker
RLIN number: NXCP88-A56
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Aviation Project
Description: Naval Academy, 1904-08; naval architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; research in Europe, stability analysis and wind tunnels; Navy duty, World War I: flying boat, Material Division; first aircraft carrier, 1922; non-rigid air ships; Zeppelins; Goodyear, 1929-30; coordinator of research for Navy, 1940; impressions of General William Mitchell, Admiral William Moffett.
Extent: Transcript: 112 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1886
Speaker occupation: Aviation engineer
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Leish, Kenneth W.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautical engineers; North America; Oral history; U.S. Navy; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aeronautics, Military--Research; Aircraft carriers; Air-ships; Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984; Seaplanes
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020120-15562