Fonds L1199, L1200 - B. Harrison Fonds

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B. Harrison Fonds

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CA MMBC L1199, L1200

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  • 1932-1935; 1945 (Creation)

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5 v. -- 4 sheets.

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Harrison, B.

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Fonds consists of 4 log books:
1. Journey and Aircraft Log Book for CF-ASV Detroit Sea Rover E-2 Flying Boat dating from 22 May 1933 to 13 September 1935,
2. Engine Log Book for Curtis Challenger and CF-ASV Detroit Sea Rover Flying Boat dating from 3 August 1933 to 20 September 1935. In a pouch in the inside back cover is an Eclips instruction book no. 19,
3. Aircraft log book dating to 1932,
4. Engine log book dating to 1932.

Fonds also includes two copies of a letter from J.N. McDonald, service division, Wright Aeronautical Corporation, U.S.A. to Mr. Martin Braten dated 5 October 1945, a challenger engine characteristics sheet, and a performance chart. These are all contained in an envelope from Wright Aeronautical Corporation sent to Mr. Braten via air mail.

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Donated by B. Harrison in July 1965.


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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21 February 2018

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