Arnold Harold Galvin, 1897-1963 [RG4882.AM]


RG4882.AM:  Arnold Harold Galvin, 1897-1963

Ration book, etc.:  ca. 1943
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Flying instructor
Size:  1 folder


Arnold Harold Galvin was a flying instructor for the Lincoln Flying School from 1927-ca. 1933. Galvin lived in Nebraska until 1941. The manuscript portion of the collection includes a World War II ration book, ca. 1943, and materials relating to Galvin's life in aeronautics.

The photo component [RG4882.PH] includes 113 photographs. Many of the photographs are of the Lincoln Flying School and the Galvin Family. Also included are photographs of airplanes and automobiles from the 1920s and 1930s.

The moving image component [RG4882.MI] includes three 8mm films of various friends and relatives of the Arnold Harold Galvin family in the 1930s. Many of the scenes include buildings in and around Lincoln and Hastings, Nebraska. Of special interest is footage of the building of Kingsley Dam, Holdrege's annual Turkey Day celebration, and Holdrege's Western Auto Store.


World War II ration book, etc.


Related archival collections include:

RG1475: Lincoln Airplane and Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.)
RG4172: Lincoln Airplane School (Lincoln, Neb.)
RG2153: Lincoln Aviation Institute (Lincoln, Neb.)
RG1610: Lincoln Primary Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.)

The NSHS collections include various materials on the history of aviation/aeronautics in Nebraska. See also the NSHS Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for published materials.



Aeronautics -- History
Aeronautics -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Aeronautics, Military -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Air pilots -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Airplanes -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Airports -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Alger, Charles F., 1882-1936
Alger, Myrtle (Betz), 1879-1962
Galvin, Arnold Harold, 1897-1963
Galvin, Dorothy Vivian (Walter), 1898-1983
Galvin, Elmer
Galvin family
Hastings (Neb.) -- History
Havelock (Neb.) -- History
Holdrege (Neb.) -- History
Kingsley Dam (Neb.) -- History
Kiplin, Frank
Lincoln Aeronautical Institute (Lincoln, Neb.)
Lincoln Airplane and Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.)
Lincoln Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.)
Lincoln Standard Aircraft Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.)
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Long, Francis Bell
Nebraska Military Academy (Lincoln, Neb.)
Turkey Day (Hastings, Neb.)
Union Airport (Lincoln, Neb.)
Walter, Sarah Olive, 1865-1932
Walter, William B., 1853-1921
Walton (Neb.) -- History
Western Auto (Holdrege, Neb.)


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