Guide to the James R. Shock Airship Collection


Title:
James R. Shock Airship Collection
Repository:
Wright State University, Special Collections and Archives
Phone: 937-775-2092
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Creator:
Shock, James R., 1924-2010
Dates:
1908-2010
Bulk dates:
1994-1999
Quantity:
18 linear feet
Abstract:
The James R. Shock Airship Collection documents the progression of airships from the early experimental prototypes of the late 19th century to the surveillance blimps used by the United States government today. The collection includes numerous photographs of military and civilian airships, blimps, and barrage balloons, along with detailed descriptions of the photographs. Included is Mr. Shock's research for the airship books and articles he wrote over the years, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, military and civilian regulations, airship calendars, and slide presentations.
Identification:
MS-388
Language:
The records are in English, German and French