Front cover image for Charles Augustus Lindbergh papers, 1780-1999 (inclusive), 1911-1974 (bulk)

Charles Augustus Lindbergh papers, 1780-1999 (inclusive), 1911-1974 (bulk)

The papers consist of correspondence; diaries; writings; childhood, school and college materials; financial, legal, and housekeeping records; reports; memoranda; drawings; maps; publications; artifacts; and memorabilia documenting the life and interests of Charles Augustus Lindbergh. The papers form the largest and most extensive collection of his personal, professional, and family papers. They document his work as a pilot, developer of commercial aviation and rocketry, bio-engineer, air force officer and consultant, pioneer environmentalist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and public figure. The papers also document his personal life, including his marriage to Anne Morrow Lindbergh, the loss of his son, and his interest in his family history. Notable correspondents include: William Benton, Kingman Brewster, Richard E. Byrd, Alexis Carrel, William E. Castle, Michael Collins, James H. Doolittle, W.L. Glenn, Robert Goddard, Harry Guggenheim, Donald A. Hall, Herbert Hoover, Thomas Lamont, James Newton, Harold Nicolson, Edward Rickenbacker, S. Dillon Ripley, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Sikorsky, Lowell Thomas, Russell Train, Juan Trippe, Billy Wilder, Robert E. Wood, and Orville Wright. Notable family correspondents include his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and his mother, Evangeline Lodge Land Lindbergh. The family papers include those of Evangeline Lodge Land Lindbergh, a teacher; his father Charles August Lindbergh; and his grandfather Charles Henry Land, a pioneer dentist and inventor of the porcelain crown
Archival Material, English, 1780