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Gliders (Aeronautics)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dick Kitchen for Colorado Reflections

 Item
Identifier: couda-kitchen
Overview Denver lawyer Dick Kitchen, a graduate of Yale and the University of Denver, reflects on his childhood in Loveland. Discusses his memories of the Ku Klux Klan, dust storms and the Dust Bowl, tramps and poverty, and spending time with his father gliding. Kitchen also reflects on his memories of trips to Elitches and the Daniels & Fisher Tower.

School of Aeronautics Records

 Collection
Identifier: U347
Overview The School of Aeronautics at the University of Denver existed in the late 1940s and trained students in aviation management. The collection consists of admissions and promotional materials for the School of Aeronautics.

School of Glider Flight and Construction Records

 Collection
Identifier: U037
Overview

The School of Glider Flight and Construction began at the University of Denver in May, 1942. It was active during the years of World War II, and after the war evolved into programs of power flight instruction and airline management. The last classes in glider flight were offered in 1946. The records include an instruction manual, glider drawings, newspaper clippings and articles.