Series 16 - Aeronautical Publications

Date Range1940s - 1977
ProvenanceLawrence Percival Coombes

Include booklets, reprints and articles on Aeronautical subjects.

Inventory Listing

16-1 Booklets

Aeronautical booklets including: An Album of Aeroplanes (Civil), John Player & Son; The Battle of Britain, August - October 1940, published by HMSO, London; NASA, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California; British Aircraft, published by The Society of British Aircraft Constructors, 1945.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1940s    Quantity 1.5 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00410 Box Number 29 Series 16
16-2 Journals, Lectures & Memoranda

File includes: official opening address given at the Institute of Aerophysics, University of Toronto, 1950; Australian Aeronautics, 1927 - 1977, published by RAS, Melbourne; Memorandum by Sir Morien Morgan, 'Perring - the Man', RAE (1976); the Lawrence Hargrave Memorial Lecture given by R.R. Shaw, 'The International Airlines in a Changing World' (1972). Also includes Journal reprints of LPC articles: 'The Coming of Age of Aeronautical Research in Australia', The Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, 1963; 'Operational Requirements for Aircraft in Australian Territories', Journal of the RAS, 1960. (Duplicates of reprints elsewhere in the collection.)

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1950 - 1977    Quantity 2 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00408 Box Number 29 Series 16
16-3 Magazine articles and photocopies

Includes photocopies of articles from miscellaneous aeronautical magazines and newsletters, such as Aviation Week & Space Technology. Also includes full page clippings from British and American magazines on aeronautical subjects.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1943 - 1975    Quantity 0.12 cm,
Formats News Clippings and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier COOM00416 Box Number 29 Series 16
16-4 'Papers About Kingsford-Smith'

Assorted papers about aviator, Charles Kingsford-Smith. Includes a draft of an article entitled 'Barnstorming with Charles Kingsford-Smith' by LPC. Also includes photographs and negatives, correspondence, and a news clipping.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1919? - c. 1985    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts, News Clippings, Photographic Film Negatives, Loose Photographic Prints and Photographic Transparencies
Inventory Identifier COOM00414 Box Number 33 Series 16

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, July 2008
With support from The Coombes Family, in particular Jo Johnson and Shirley Macleish, The Aeronautical Research Laboratory, DSTO Australia, J.R. Baxter , A.E. Billington, L.M. Bland, F.G. Blight, R.L. Brooks, R. Bruton, B.G. Catchpole, A. Chilton, D.C. Collis, B.L. Cumming, J.B. Dance, W.B. Duncan, A.B. Emslie, C. Frame, F.A. Fox, R.I. Garrod, D.G. Hurley, S.T.M. Johnstone, A.G. Jones, C.N. King, F.G. Lewis, E.S. Moody, R.V. Pavia, A.O. Payne, D. Secomb, D.G. Stewart, R.A.Wallis, H.L. Wain, J.C. Wisdom and And others who contributed to the L.P. Coombes Appeal
Listed by Rod Buchanan, Mandy Johnson, Ann McCarthy, Gavan McCarthy, Lisa O'Sullivan, Mark Scillio and Angela Taylor
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