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William Adger Moffett Papers, 1904-1948 (bulk 1918-1933)

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William Adger Moffett Papers, 1904-1948 (bulk 1918-1933): Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in 1989



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Moffett, William A. (William Adger), 1869-1933
Title: William Adger Moffett Papers
Dates: 1904-1948
Bulk Dates: 1918-1933
Size: 8 linear feet (32 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Abstract: William Adger Moffett was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, having served as first Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics. The Moffett Papers, consisting of correspondence, press releases, notes, and news clippings, pertain to such topics as the evolution of naval aviation, lighter-than-air technology, the London Naval Conference, coastal defense, budgetary matters, and relations between the military, political, and commercial spheres.
Call number: MS 198
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of William A. Moffett, Jr. via the Eugene Wilson Foundation in 1976.

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