Oral History Tape Transcriptions, 1976
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Brief Description: A series of edited transcriptions of oral history interview tapes prepared by Glenn W. McGee from interviews with David D. Henry (President, 1955-71), 9 pp., W. D. Trulock (Chief of Maintenance Training), 7 pp., L. B. Applegate (aircraft maintenance professor), 16 pp., Leslie A. Bryan (Director, 1946-68) 14 pp., J. W. Stonecipher (Associate Director), 3 pp., Omer Benn (Chief of Pilot Training), 8 pp., Ralph E. Flexman (Director, 1968-  ), 6 pp., Tom Bailey (maintenance instructor, 1957-69) 7 pp., W. P. Duncan (Aviation Technology, Purdue), 12 pp., M. J. Craig (manager of Flight Services, 1976-  ) 6 pp. and J. P. Mylin (maintenance professor) 7 pp.  for a master's thesis on the objectives of the Institute of Aviation.  Questions relate to autobiographical information, objectives, relationships between programs, factors affecting the development or change in objectives, standards, student-generated and industry-generated objectives, types of training and personal matters.
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: 20/1/30
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Aviation
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/21/1976
Arrangement: Chronological
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
Aviation, Institute of
Aviation Education
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]