Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Jerome Lederer Papers

Series Descriptions and Preliminary Inventory

Series. Airlines War Training Institute
Series. Aviation History
Series. Aviation Insurance
Series. Biographical and Personal
Series. Civil Aeronautics Board Safety Bureau
Series. College of Aeronautics, LaGuardia Airport
Series. Conferences, Seminars, and Symposia
Series. Cornell-Guggenheim Aviation Safety Center
Series. Correspondence
Series. Flight Safety Foundation
Series. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Series. Organizations and Committees
Series. Other Individuals
Series. Topical Files
Series. University of Southern California
Series. Writings, Speeches, and Addresses by Lederer
Unprocessed material

Series. Airlines War Training Institute, 1942-1943
Extent:  2 boxes and 8 folders

The Airlines War Training Institute (AWTI) was an unincorporated association of nineteen American airlines that was formed in August 1942 to meet the need for air transport personnel to support the war effort. Lederer served as vice president and head of AWTI's administrative section. In October 1943, AWTI was formally disbanded, having met the needs of Air Transport Command through the training of approximately 12,000 flight crew and 35,000 ground personnel. This series contains materials related to the organization, primarily AWTI publications.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 50A, 53A, 54B, 67A, 71A, 87A, 91A, 92A
Publications
boxes 49 (entire box) and 58 (entire box)

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Series. Aviation History, 1910-2002
Extent: 34 folders

This series contains items collected by Lederer related to the history of aviation. Of particular note is material on the history of air mail in the United States and records of the Air Mail Pioneers. Lederer served as president of the Air Mail Pioneers from 1976 to 1999. In addition to the information filed here, additional materials may be found in the Topical Files series and in the Other Individuals series.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 50A, 51A, 53A, 54A, 56B, 59A, 60A, 66A-B (2f), 68A, 69B, 70B, 86B, 87A, 88A, 89B, 92B
Air mail
box 59A, 68A (2f), 88B
Air Mail Pioneers, 1927-2001
boxes 50A, 51A, 53B, 54A, 67A, 68B, 71A, 86B, 87A, 59A, 66B, 68A (2f), 92B
Army Air Forces (World War I), 1944-1945
box 66B
Doolittle Library, University of Texas at Dallas
box 87A
Luscombe history (includes Monocoupe)
box 88A
Selfridge accident
box 51A
Wings Club
box 66A
Women in aviation
boxes 68A, 89B

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Series. Aviation Insurance
Extent: 29 folders

Lederer worked in the aviation insurance business from 1927 to 1940 and again in the mid-1940s. This series contains materials related to aviation insurance companies for which Lederer worked, as well as later information on aviation insurance collected by Lederer. Of note are the safety bulletins distributed by Aero Insurance Underwriters. Lederer's experience and focus on the dissemination of safety information, as illustrated by these bulletins, was one of the factors that led to the formation of the Flight Safety Foundation in 1947.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 53A, 54B, 56A,  67A, 70B
Aero Engineering and Advisory Service
box 55
Aero Insurance Underwriters, 1937-1948
boxes 50A, 51A, 54A, 59A, 62B, 67A, 70B (2f), 71A-B (5f), 87A, 89B, 91A, 92A
Aerotech Insurance Underwriters
box 55
Barber and Baldwin, 1928
boxes 51A, 60A, 87A, 88B
Charles A. Rheinstrom, Inc., 1947-1948
boxes 51A, 70B
Statistics and aviation underwriting, 1953-1967
boxes 71A, 86B

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Series. Biographical and Personal, 1917-2005
Extent: 79 folders

This series contains biographical material about Lederer; correspondence, clippings, programs, and other items related to awards and honors received by Lederer; materials related to Lederer's education and early career; photographs; and other memorabilia. The series also contains material about Lederer's wife, Sarah, and his family. Although not listed in this inventory of textual records, the collection also includes many of the numerous awards that Lederer received in his lifetime; contact the archives for additional information on these items, which include plaques, medals, statues, and similar items.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General biographical
boxes 50A (2f), 51A, 53A, 54A, 55 (4f), 56A-B (4f), 59A, 60A (2f), 60A, 62A-B (2f), 66A-B, 67A (2f), 68A, 69A, 71A, 86B (2f), 87A, 88A-B (3f), 89B, 91A, 92A-B (3f)
Air Reserve Corps, 1925-1931
box 68A
Awards and honors
boxes 50A (2f), 51A, 53A, 54A (2f), 55 (4f), 56B, 56, 59A, 62A-B (5f), 66A, 67A (2f), 69A, 70A-B (2f), 71A, 86B (2f), 87A, 88A-B (3f), 89B, 92A-B (3f)
Certificates, 1943-2002
box 62A (3f)
Daedalian honorary membership, 1985
box 62B
Early career
box 55
High school, 1917
box 56A
Jerome Lederer Colloquium, College of Aeronautics, LaGuardia Airport
box 56A, 66B (2f)
Jerry Lederer System Safety Implementation Award, 1970
box 91A
King, Stephen, 1971
box 55
Lederer family (see also Sarah Lederer)
boxes 53B, 68A, 69B, 88A
Lederer Library
boxes 50A
Lederer Library dedication photographs, 1989
box 62A (3f)
Letterhead
box 55
Memorabilia
box 70B
New York State Professional Engineer Registration
box 62A
Notes
box 68A
Personal, miscellaneous
box 55, 67A, 68A
Photographs
box 67A, 70B
Retirement from NASA, 1972
boxes 67A, 71A
Sarah Lederer, 1945-1998
box 51B, 54A, 56A, 62B, 69B, 86B, 87A, 89B
Special Books - Inscriptions, 1968
box 50A
Stall warning indicator
box 68B
Tsiolkovsky Medal
box 50A
University, 1920s
box 67A
USSR trip (People to People and ICAO Human Factors Seminar)
boxes 51B, 60A, 68A, 69B
World War II
box 86B
Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy
box 70B

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Series. Civil Aeronautics Board Safety Bureau, 1940-1942
Extent: 21 folders

When the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) was established in 1940, Lederer was asked to serve as the first director of the new agency's Safety Bureau. The CAB Safety Bureau was responsible for safety rulemaking as well as for accident investigation. This series contains documents from Lederer's time in the Safety Bureau (1940-1942). Later materials related to CAB and to its successor agencies may be found in the Organizations and Committees Series.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 50A, 51A, 53B, 54B (2f), 55, 59A (2f), 60A, 66A, 67A (2f), 68B, 70A, 86B, 87A, 88B, 91A (2f), 92A
Accident Investigation: Air Safety Bureau (and notes - probably unrelated), 1941
box 67A
TWA Flight 6, DC-3, NC17315, Robertson, Missouri, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1941
box67A

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Series. College of Aeronautics, LaGuardia Airport, 1989-2002
Extent: 18 folders

This series contains records and documents related to Lederer's service as a member of the Board of Trustees for the College of Aeronautics (now Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology). Also included are documents related to a 1997 colloquium named in honor of Lederer.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 51A, 53B, 54A, 55, 56A, 60A, 66A-B (2f), 67A, 68B, 71A, 86B, 87A, 88B, 89B
Jerry Lederer Colloquium
boxes 56A, 66B (2f)

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Series. Conferences, Seminars, and Symposia, 1930-2001
Extent: 21 folders

This series contains documentation on conferences, seminars, and symposia, including events which Lederer attended as well as a few events that he did not attend but about which he received information. Information related to other conferences, seminars, and symposia may be found in the Flight Safety Foundation series, the Organizations and Committees series, and in Lederer's correspondence. Papers and addresses which Lederer gave at these and other events may be found in the Writings, Speeches, and Addresses series.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
box 60A, 90B
Airport and Fixed Base Conference (Purdue), 1947
box 50A
BAMA Symposium: The Contribution of Civil Aviation to the Development of the National Economy, 1974
box 69B
Cabin Crew Safety Seminar. Report for the Airline Stewards and Stewardesses Association, 1966
box 90A
Committee on Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots, 1947
box 87A
First International Aerial Safety Congress, Paris, 1930
box 92A
ICAO Human Factors Seminar, USSR (1990), 1981-1990
boxes 51B, 60A, 68A (4f), 69B
ICAO. Accident Investigation and Prevention (AIG) Divisional Meeting, 1997-1999
box 55
International Cabin Safety Symposium, 1987, 1997-1998, 2001
boxes 68A, 88A, 90A
MATS Safety Seminar (1962), 1962, 1967
boxes 60A, 70B, 90A

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Series. Cornell-Guggenheim Aviation Safety Center
Extent: 14 folders

Lederer served as director of the Cornell-Guggenheim Aviation Safety Center from 1950 until 1967. He held this position concurrently while serving as managing director of the Flight Safety Foundation. The Safety Center, which had accomplished its mandate to make aviation as safe as transportation by train, was closed soon after Lederer's retirement from the directorship. This series contains records related to the Safety Center and its work. Also included is information on the Crash Injury Research program originally established by Hugh deHaven at Cornell University Medical School. The aviation side of the program (which also included automotive safety) was transferred to the Cornell-Guggenheim Center following the center's establishment in 1950. It was renamed Aviation Crash Injury Research (AvCIR) and was later known as Aviation Safety and Engineering Research (AvSER). Additional materials related to AvCIR/AvSER, which became a subsidiary of the Flight Safety Foundation in 1959, can be found in the Flight Safety Foundation Series.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General
boxes 51A, 53B, 54A, 55, 59A, 66B, 68A, 69A, 86B, 88B, 91A
Crash Injury Research (Hugh deHaven, Cornell)
boxes 50A, 87A, 92A
Harry F. Guggenheim
box 66B

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Series. Correspondence, 1920-2002
Extent: 51 folders

This series contains correspondence written and received by Jerome Lederer. Additional correspondence may be found in other series, especially in the Flight Safety Foundation Series and the Other Individuals Series.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
Unsorted (1920s-2000s)
boxes 50A, 51A (2f), 52B, 53A, 54A-B (3f), 55 (3f), 56A, 59A, 60A, 62B, 66B, 67A (2f), 68A, 70A, 71A, 86B (2f), 87A (2f), 88A, 89A-B (2f), 92A
1920s
boxes 54B, 55, 56A, 67A, 70B
1930s
boxes 50A, 54B, 56A, 59A, 67A, 68A
1940s
boxes 54B (2f), 62B, 66A-B (2f), 67A (2f), 70B, 71A, 86B (2f), 91A, 92A
1950s
boxes 51A, 60A, 70B, 87A (2f), 91A
1960s
boxes 52B, 53A, 54A, 55, 67A, 88A, 89A
1970s
boxes 52B, 54A, 87A, 89B
1980s
boxes 51A, 67A (2f), 69B (2f), 86B
1990s
boxes 50A, 51A, 53B, 54A-B (4f), 55 (2f), 59A, 60A, 66A, 67A, 69B, 70B, 71A, 86B (2f), 87A (3f), 92A (2f)
2000s
boxes 53B, 55 (2f), 56A, 68A, 86B, 88A, 89A-B (2f)
Undated
boxes 51B, 90A

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Series. Flight Safety Foundation
Extent: 102 folders

The Flight Safety Foundation has its origins in two organizations formed in the late 1940s. In 1947, a meeting organized by Lederer led to the creation of Aircraft Engineering for Safety, an organization focused on the dissemination of safety information. Shortly afterward, this group merged with another group that had been formed to study cockpit design, and the combined organization adopted the name of the second group, Flight Safety Foundation. Lederer served as managing director of the Foundation from its formation until 1967. This series contains records relating to the activities of the Flight Safety Foundation and Lederer's work with the Foundation.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
Aircraft Engineering for Safety, 1947-1948
boxes 67A, 88A-B (2f)
Aviation Crash Injury Research/Aviation Safety and Engineering Research, 1940s-1967
General
boxes 56A, 67A, 68A, 88B
Crash Injury Research (Cornell program), 1950-1959
boxes 50A, 87A, 92A
General, 1947-2002. Materials related to the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) and its activities. These files may contain documents which fit in the other categories in this listing, but the contents of many of the files have not yet been sorted. Includes correspondence, projects, publications, reports, FSF history, administrative documents, information about/writings by FSF officers, etc.
General
50A (3f), 51A (2f), 52B (2f) 53A-B (2f), 54A-B (3f), 55, 56A (2f), 59A-B (2f), 60A, 62B, 66A, 67A-B (2f), 68A, 69A, 70A-B (2f), 71A (4f), 86B (3f), 87A (2f), 88A-B (2f), 89B, 90A, 91A-B (9f), 92A (2f)
Correspondence
boxes 71A, 91A
FSF relationship with University of Southern California
box 87A
IASS award photographs, 1988
box 62B
Joe Chase Award, 1980
box 86B
Lederer Library, 1989
boxes 62A (3f), 87A
Mechanic's Creed (written by Lederer, 1941)
boxes 53B, 55
Personnel
Caldara, Joseph D., 1968-1974
box 52B
Caldara, Joseph D. "The Birds as a Menace to Flight Safety"
box 90A
Chase, Joe
box 86B
Enders, John H., 1963
box 90A
Hasbrook, A. Howard, 1952-1987
box 92A
Heath, Gloria, 1949-2001
box 90A
Lederer, Jerome F. East Asia trip, 1962
box 50A (2f)
Projects and Research Areas. Additional topics may be found in the Topical Files Series.
Bogus parts, 1957-1964
56A
Clear air turbulence, 1958-1971
box 56A (2f)
Design features in personal aircraft cockpits (FSF study on cockpit design requirements),1948
box 90A
Ditching, air sea rescue, evacuation, survival, 1948-1983
boxes 67B, 71A, 90A
Emergency evacuation, 1965-1967
boxes 68A (2f), 71A
Flight and ground safety, 1955-1966
box 90B
Project CAPTACS (Current And Proposed Terminal Area Control Systems), 1966-1967
box 90A (2f)
Turbulence Project (also SST), 1963-1967
box 71A (2f)
Publications (note: additional FSF publications are available in other sections of MS-016, Flight Safety Foundation Jerry Lederer Aviation Safety Library)
Accident Prevention Bulletin
box 91A
Airport Safety Bulletin
box 91A
Bogus Parts, 1957-1964
box 56A
Flight Safety Digest, 1982-1987
box 88A (2f)
Miscellaneous
box 91A (3f)
Notes from the Flight Safety Foundation, Inc. (monthly release)
box 91A (5f)
Notes on Aircraft Accident Investigation, 1949-1952
box 91A (4f)
Seminars, Workshops, and Courses
Annual safety seminars, 1950-1951
box 53B
First FSF accident investigation course, Mitchel Air Force Base, New York, 8-12 November 1948
boxes 52B, 90A
IASS award photographs, 1988
box 62B

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Series. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Extent: 33 folders

This series contains records related to Lederer's work establishing and serving as the director (1967-1970) of the Office of Manned Space Flight Safety for NASA following the 1967 Apollo launch pad fire, and his subsequent service as NASA Director of Safety (1970-1972). Also included is later material collected by Lederer related to NASA and space exploration.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General, 1967-2001
boxes 51A, 52B, 53B, 54B, 55, 59A, 60A, 66B, 67A, 68A-B (2f), 69A-B (6f), 71A, 86B, 87A, 88A, 89B, 91A, 92A
Apollo 8, 1968
box 56A
Apollo badges/passes
box 62A
Apollo program
boxes 50A (2f), 69A
Correspondence, 1967-1971
box 86B
NASA - Boeing - TIE System Safety Analysis Review, 1968
box 54A
Operations and Maintenance Safety Evaluation of NASA Johnson Space Center Aircraft Operations Division, Ellington AFB, Houston, Texas, November 29 - December 2, 1982
box 91B
Retirement from NASA, 1972
boxes 67A (2f), 71A
Space (see also general files)
boxes 68A, 69B, 55

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Series. Organizations and Committees, 1938-2002
Extent: 68 folders

This series contains materials related to committees and organizations of which Lederer was a member, as well as other organizations from which Lederer collected information.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General, 1938-2002
boxes 50A, 53B (2f), 54A, 55, 59A, 60A, 66B, 67A, 68A, 70B, 86B, 88A, 89B
Ad Hoc Committee on the Transportation of Plutonium by Air, National Research Council, 1977-1978
boxes 60A, 86B, 87A
Aero-Medical Engineering Research Institute, ca. 1948
box 50B
Air Mail Pioneers, see Aviation History series
Airline Stewards and Stewardesses Association
box 90A
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
boxes 69B, 87A
American Astronautical Society, 1976
box 50A
Aviation Facilities Study Group, 1955
box 87A
Aviation/Space Writers Association. "Air Accidents and the Newswriter," 1983
box 91B
Civil Aeronautics Administration, 1950 
box 67B
Civil Aeronautics Board, 1965
box 70A
Federal Aviation Administration
boxes 60A, 86B
Guggenheim Medal Board of Award, 1998
box 66B
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), 1980
box 69B
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Human Factors Seminar, USSR (1990), 1981-1990
box 68A (2f)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Accident Investigation and Prevention (AIG) Divisional Meeting, 1997-1999
box 55
Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), 1980, 1992
boxes 51A, 55
International Center for Safety Education, Tempe, Ariz., 1988
box 87A
International Institute for Human Performance, 1991
box 51A
ISASI, 1969-2001
boxes 50A, 55, 60A, 69B, 86B, 92A
Joint Industry/Government Tall Structures Committee. "Specific Criteria to Be Used by Radio /Television and Aviation Interests Relative to Height and Location of New Antenna Structures and New Airports," 1957-1963
box 90A
Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award Board
box 53B
National Academy of Engineering, 1997-2000
boxes 51B, 54A
National Aeronautic Association
box 91A
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 2000
boxes 51B, 53B, 55, 60A, 68A, 87A
National Safety Council
boxes 86B, 87A
National Symposium on Product Safety, 1968
box 90A
National Transportation Safety Board, 1977-1994
boxes 60A, 68B, 69B
Naval Training Device Advisory Council, 1961
box 69B
Ostriches Anonymous Association
box 68A
OX5 Aviation Pioneers, 1986, 1994
boxes 87B, 90A
SAE, 1963-2000
boxes 51A, 53B, 68B, 86B
SCSI - Cabin Safety, 1997-1998
box 88A
Wings Club, 1965-1967
boxes 53B, 66A

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Series. Other Individuals
Extent: 109 folders

This series contains material relating to people other than Jerry Lederer, including biographical information and clippings, writings, and correspondence between these individuals and Lederer. The bulk of this series consists of papers and articles written by various authors, primarily on aviation and/or safety related topics; the majority of these writings have not yet been sorted by author. See also the Correspondence series, as well as the Flight Safety Foundation series for information on Foundation personnel.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
Information on various individuals
boxes 50A, 51A, 68B, 89B
Writings by various individuals, 1937-2001
boxes 50A (3f), 51A (3f), 52B, 53B (4f), 54A-B (4f), 55, 56A, 59A (3f), 60A (4f), 66B (2f), 67A (4f), 68A-B (4f), 69A-B (4f), 70B, 71A, 86B, 87A (6f), 88B, 89B (2f), 92A (2f)
Armstrong, Neil, 1975-1988
box 87A
Besco, Robert O. (includes collaboration with Lederer and Ostriches Anonymous Association)
boxes 53B, 54A-B (3f), 68A, 69A, 86B, 89A
Bleck, Zina T. (USSR Trip), 1990
box 68A
Chase, Joe (Joe Chase Award), 1980
box 86B
Collins, Jimmy, test pilot, 1934-1935
box 50B
Cooper, Geo. E. "Resource Management for the Flight Deck" (workshop), 1979
box 69B
Cooper, George E. "Some Recent Research Related to Approach Problems"
box 90A
Culver, Edith Dodd. Talespins: A Story of Early Aviation Days. Santa Fe, N.Mex.: Sunstone Press, 1986
box 68A (2f)
deHaven, Hugh
boxes 86B, 92A
Dinerman Bernhart V. "Final Report. Evaluation of Area Navigation in the Northeast Corridor," 1970
box 90A
Doolittle, James H.
box 60A, 87A
Ferry, T. S. "Multidisciplinary References for Aircraft Accident Investigation," 1975
box 91B
Gilbert, Glen A. "Area Navigation in Commuter/Taxi Operations," 1970
box 90A
Gilbert, Glen A. "Is RNAV Cost Effective?" reprint from Flight Journal of Executive Aviation, 1972
box 90A
Goddard, R. H.
box 66B
Harris, Harold R.
box 88B
Heath, G. W. "Helio Courier" (incomplete) Skyways September 1955
box 90A
Heath, W. G. "The Changing Scene of Structural Airworthiness," 1980
box 90A
Hislop, "Final Report of the Clear Air Gust Research Project." British European Airways Corp. RSD Report no. 15. 1950
box 56A
Johnson, D. A. "Passenger Behavior in Survivable Aircraft Accidents: Inaction Under Stress as a Significant Behavior," 1969
box 90A
Johnson, Larry K.
box 90A
King, Stephen, 1971
box 55
Laughlin, T. F., Jr. "Inlet Unstarts at Supersonic Speeds – Nuisance or Problem?"
box 90A
Lindbergh, Charles A.
boxes 53B, 55, 56A, 87A, 89B, 92B
Lowery, John. "Why Three Engines" and reply by Allen E. Paulson
box 90A
Lowry, L. M.
box 59A
McFarland, R. A. "The Effects of Altitude on Pilot Performance"
box 90B
Miller, C. O.
boxes 53B, 67A, 90A
Norris, Jack "Voyager. The World Flight," 1987
box 92A
Peters, G. A., and F. S. Hall. "To Cut Down Accidents Design for Safety," 1965
box 90A
Pogue, L. Welch, 1998
box 53B
Sikorsky, 1972
box 54B
Speas, R. Dixon
box 90A
Stapp, John Paul, 1984-1991
boxes 67A, 92A
Turney, H. W., Jr. "Navigation for Surface and Aerospace Vehicles by a Very Low Frequency Radio Network"
box 90A
Wood, Richard H.
boxes 53B, 60A, 68A
Wright Brothers
boxes 92B

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Series. Topical Files
Extent: 185 folders

This series contains files on various topics, mostly aviation related. Some of the files may be related to Flight Safety Foundation projects.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
"7 MAG" friction reducing coating
box 90A
Accident analysis code for punch card system and information on card sort systems
box 90B
Accident investigation
General, 1960-1973
boxes 59A, 70B, 90A
Bureau of Air Commerce, Accident Investigation Procedures, 1938
box 50A
Aeronautic safety code, 1925
box 68B
Air Commerce Regulations. Alteration and Repair of Aircraft. Aeronautics Bulletin No. 7-H, 1936-1948
box 54A
Air traffic control with all subject and subheadings, i.e., air collision avoidance, 1969
box 90A
Aircraft, 1929-1938
box 54A
Aircraft accidents
Various, 1982-2002
boxes 53B, 54A, 55, 68A, 69B, 88A, 89B
Arrow Air, Gander, Newfoundland (1985), 1984-1992
box 56A
NTSB accident reports, 1996
box 54A
Tenerife
box 59A
TWA 800 (1996)
boxes 53B, 60A, 68A, 88A
TWA Flight 6, DC-3, NC17315, Robertson, Missouri
box 67A
Aircraft Design-Induced Pilot Error. NTSB, 1967
box 69B
Aircraft equipment, 2001
box 55
Aircraft performance
box 50A
Aircraft seats, 1951-1964
boxes 66A, 66B
The Airport and Its Neighbors, 1989
box 56A
Airport facilities, 1990s-2000s
box 67A
Airport facilities and fire protection, 1998-1999
box 55
Airport lighting, 1956
boxes 66B, 68A
Airport statistics, 1999
box 55
All Weather Lightplane Project
box 52B
Army-Navy Precipitation Static Project. Technical reports on precipitation static. 1946
box 54A
Automotive safety
box 59A
Aviation Daily, 1998
box 70B
Aviation directories, 1980-1988
box 69B
Aviation policy, 1928
box 50A
Aviation safety, 1942-2002
boxes 55, 90A
Balance Engineering, Inc.
box 66B
Bell Helicopter Textron
box 68A
Bilingual operations/Quebec, 1976
box 59A
Bird hazards, 1966-1971
box 90A
"Bird Ingestion by JT3C, JT3D and JT4 Engines," 1964
box 90A
Bird strikes, 1950-1970
box 90A (2f)
Bomb blanket, 1970-1971
box 90B
Burns Aerobus "Commuter" Series Seats, 1960
box 66A
Cabin safety, 1989-2002
boxes 51B, 53B, 54A, 55, 69B
Clear air turbulence, 1958-1971
box 56A (2f)
Cockpit management, 1996
box 53B
Complacency, 1955
box 90B
Crash Injury Research
boxes 50A, 87A, 92A
Crash safety efforts, 1966
box 90A
Cryogenic container specifications for aircraft transportation, 1972
box 90A
Dangerous Cargo, 1956
box 59B
DC-3, 1937-2000
boxes 60A, 66B, 86B, 87A
DC-10
box 51A
Dead Reckoning Computer and Kollsman Altitude-Temperature Relationship Indicator
box 87A
Deceleration, 1951-1967
box 90A
Ditching, air sea rescue, survival equipment, evacuation, 1953-1983
boxes 67A-B (2f), 71A
Doolittle Library, University of Texas at Dallas
box 87A
Drugs, 1983
box 89B
El Toro Marine Air Station, 1996-2000
boxes 53A, 60A, 68A
Embry-Riddle, 1996
box 87A
Emergency evacuation
boxes 68A (2f), 71A, 90A-B (2f)
Engineers and risk issues
box 69B
Executive protection
box 55
Fire and explosion hazards
boxes 52B, 68B, 71A
Fire and fire fighting
box 70B
Fire suppression, 1968
box 52B
Flight data recorders, 1974-1975
box 53B
Flight deck automation
box 70B
Flight engineers, 1948
box 50A
Flight Forum Air Safety Study, 1964
box 70B
Flight training, 1968
box 52B
"Foreign Object Ingestion (Other than Birds) in JT3C, JT3D and JT4 Engines," 1964
box 90A
Fuel quality control
box 90A
Fuel tanks
box 68B
"Full Time Engineers"
box 70B
"Gunnery Sense. Some Hints for Air Gunners," 1942
box 54A
Hazards associated with adding low vapor pressure fuels to tanks that had contained a high vapor pressure fuel, 1971
box 90A
Health and medicine
boxes 50B, 89B
Helmets, 1959-1963
box 90B
Human factors
boxes 90A-B (5f)
IATA restricted articles regulations, 1969
box 90B
IMCO press release. International maritime dangerous goods code, 1965
box 90B
Inertial navigation systems "Carousel IV."  Contains D. B, Duncan. "combined Doppler Radar and Inertial Navigation Systems," 1959
box 90A
Insurance (see also Aviation Insurance series)
box 67A
Jet Wake Survey, 707-120 - Boeing, 1959-1960
box 86B
Jets, 1959-1968
box 70B
The Journal of Educational Sociology Issue on "Safety Education for Modern Living", 1946
box 69B
Lighting and Marking Obstructions to Air Navigation, 1954
box 53A
Lloyd's Aviation Bulletin, 1975
box 60B
Maritime, 1965-1981
boxes 86B, 90B
Mechanics Creed, 1995
boxes 53B, 55
Medical tips. Aircraft accident prevention and investigation
box 54A
Nader, 1970
box 90A
NASA - Boeing - TIE System Safety Analysis Review, 1968
box 54A
National Airlines
box 68A
National Airspace System Plan, 1988
box 69B
Navigation, 1931-1973
box 90A (4f)
Navy aviation safety
box 66B
NTSB report "A Comparison of Aircraft Accident Data Involving U.S. Air Carrier Operations, Five-Year Period 1962-1966"
box 90B
Nuclear industry and nuclear power, 1978-1989
boxes 55, 60A, 67A, 89B
Passenger safety and emergency egress, 1973
box 90B
Pilot fatigue, 1958-1973
box 90B
Pilot qualifications/training, 1979
box 67A
Pilots
box 66B
Pilot's Code, 1955-1973
box 88B
Pilot's health and hygiene, 1953-1969
box 90A
Quotations
box 50A
RADAR, 1970-1972
box 90B
Radiation, 1950-1970
box 90B
Rescue/emergency evacuation, 1949-1963
box 71A (2f)
RNAV or area navigation, 1954-1963
box 90A
Runway conditions
box 90B
Safe Flight Instrument Corporation - SCAT
box 52B
Safety booklets
box 54B
Safety: DATED correspondence on flight and ground safety, 1955-1966
box 90B
Safety: Flight safety - air safety - ground safety involving aircraft, 1954-1967
box 90B
Salt Lake City Department of Airports, 2001
box 55
San Diego Aero-Space Museum, 1986
box 67A
Schiphol Airport, Runway nr. 23. Approach lighting system and runway marking, 1954
box 90B
Science ethics/whistleblowers, 1988
box 66B
Search and rescue, 1952-1964
box 71A
Seats (also F-27 "Friendship"), 1957-1964
box 66B
Security, 1975-1980
box 54A-B (2f), 68B
Sleep, Wakefulness and Circadian Rhythm. AGARD Lecture Series no. 105, 1979
box 87A
Stall warning indicator, 1947-1996
box 68B
Statistics, 1961-1980
boxes 50B, 51A (2f)
Statistics and aviation underwriting, 1954-1961
box 71A
Statistics and measurement of safety (includes Lederer writings), 1953-1967
box 86B
Study of Rescue Aspects of Aircraft Crash Fires on U.S Airports
box 71A
Supersonic Transport (SST), 1988
box 87A
"Survey and Evaluation of the Need for Runway Arresting Mechanisms for Commercial Air Carrier Operations," 1969
box 91B
Survival. AF Manual 64-5, 1952
box 87A
Survival/search and rescue, 1958-1986
box 67A
System safety engineering, 1967-1972
box 90A
Terrorism
boxes 54A, 67A, 88A
Test flying/test pilots, 1954-1956
box 71A
TIPS Europe (Travel in Peace and Safety Europe)
box 55
Tips on writing and instruction
box 70B
United Airlines (photographs)
box 59A
U.S. History, 1975
box 89B
Velcro tape fasteners, 1968
box 90A
Weather, 1949-1966
box 52B (2f)
Weather; windshear; flight through radioactive clouds, 1954-1962
box 56A
Windshear, 1985
box 60A
"A World Beyond War"
box 54A
World War II, 1941-1945
boxes 70B, 86B

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Series. University of Southern California, 1952-1992
Extent: 7 folders

This series contains documents related to the University of Southern California (USC) and its Institute of Safety and Systems Management. The Flight Safety Foundation formed a partnership with USC during the 1970s, and Lederer also was an adjunct professor at USC.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

 
General, 1952-1992
boxes 51A, 54B, 56A, 67A, 69B, 87A, 92A

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Series. Writings, Speeches, and Addresses by Lederer, 1931-2001
This series contains articles, publications, speeches, lectures, and other presentations by Jerry Lederer. An inventory is forthcoming; please contact the Archives for information.

Note: Processing of the collection is ongoing. In addition to the material identified below, additional items of interest may be located in the unprocessed portions of the collection. Please contact the archivist for additional information.

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Unprocessed material

Processing of the Lederer Papers is ongoing. In addition to the series listed, there is significant material that is unprocessed/partially processed and not yet classified within a series. A preliminary list of the files containing these items is available.

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