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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.)


07-22-2009   Revised TMM/tmm