MG 727 - Carter, James W. Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains school materials from Harrisburg Academy, items concerning aviation, and community organizations and events. They include:

Harrisburg Academy Register, 1931-32

Student textbook, "Practice Leaves in the Rudiments of English," which belonged to Carter

Flyers on the New Gymnasium of the Academy

Correspondence between James Carter and Arthur Brown, Headmaster

Program for the Ninth Annual Father Son Dinner, 1932

Student Handbook, 1931-32

Issues of "The Spectator," a quarterly publication of the students of the Academy, 1931-1933.

The aviation items include a broadside advertising the Northumberland County Air Meet, August 14-16, no year given

An enrollment agreement for flying lessons for James W. Carter at Penn Harris Airport and a receipt for partial payment

An Aircraft Accident Airport, 1930

Correspondence between Dick Cooper and James Carter, 1937

Newspaper clipping concerning the death of Lieutenant Fred Nelson, undated

Letterhead of the Coatesville Aero Club listing James Carter as a Director

Other items in the collection are a Souvenir Book for Old Home Week in Middletown, 1931

A membership notification to James Carter from the Liberty Fire Company, No. 1

A Life Insurance certificate for James Carter as an employee of Coatesville Boiler Works, 1928

Postcards depicting the hydro-electric and steam-electric development on the Susquehanna River by the Pennsylvania Water & Power Company, Holtwood, Pennsylvania

Date(s): 1928-1937

Extent: 6 folders, 27 enclosures