Views of Boston Airport and airplanes

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1930-1940

Location Note

Album 128b

GUSN

GUSN-194497

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Description

Photographs depict aircraft at Boston Airport during the 1930s-40s. Donor provided annotations to many of these. Also memorabilia and pamphlets on aerial photography, New England airlines and air meets. Includes airline schedules. Airlines shown here include Nantucket Vineyard Airways, Shobe Airlines, Mayflower Airlines, New England Central Airways and Northeast Airlines. Photographs taken by T. F. Hartley, whose firm Hartley and Arnold maintained offices at Boston Airport in the 1930s and 1940s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

airplanes
airports
aerial views
aerial photographs
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
memorabilia

Additional Identification Number

album number 128B

Physical Description

6 folders

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1979

Reference Code

PC009.128B

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of T.F. Hartley, 1979

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Old Orchard Beach (York county, Maine)
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Marstons Mills (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Hartley, Thomas Francis (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
memorabilia

Other Organizations

Hartley and Arnold

Accruals Note

Photographs have been removed from deteriorated album and placed in archival file folders.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Album 128b