Subject File, 1942-65, 1971
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Brief Description: Subject File including correspondence, reports, circulars, publications, maps, plans, contracts, agreements, student applications and interview summaries concerning admissions and records, aircraft procurement and maintenance, construction and maintenance of University Airport buildings and grounds, training equipment, ROTC, business affairs, flying clubs, fees, insurance, research projects, personnel, legal counsel, aviation companies, public information and publicity, student curriculum and policies, financial agreements, annual reports, charter service, Federal Aeronautics Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Civil Aeronautics Administration, Staff Air Transportation Service, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Illinois Department of Aeronautics and other state agencies.  Most of the files relate to the 1946-56 period.  Leslie A. Bryan was director from 1946 to 1968.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 20/1/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Aviation
Volume: 4.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/28/1972
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/2001001.pdf
Arrangement: Chronological then alphabetical
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Aviation :

Established as the Institute of Aeronautics in 1945,1 the Institute of Aviation is responsible for fostering and correlating education and research activities related to aviation in all parts of the University.2 The Director administers the Institute and the University Airport.3 Opened in 1945, the University-Willard Airport provides commercial service, research and education facilities and private service.4

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, February 24, 1945, p. 376-80.

2. University of Illinois Statutes, June, 1958, p. 28.

3. University of Illinois Statutes, June, 1958, p. 28.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, February 24, 1945, p. 376-80.

Subject Index
Aeronautics
Aircraft
Buildings
Federal Aeronautics Administration
Flying Clubs
University Airport
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]