A Collection in
Collection Number Ms87-005
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityContact Information:
P.O. Box 90001
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-9001
Phone: (540) 231-6308
Fax: (540) 231-3694
Processed by: Gilbert Borrego, Special Collections Staff
2005 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the G. Grahame Duce Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
G. Grahame Duce Papers, Ms87-005- Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
The G. Grahame Duce Papers were donated to Special Collections in 1987.
The processing, arrangement and description of the G. Grahame Duce Papers began in October, 2005 and was completed in October, 2005.
G. Grahame Duce was President of Duce Aeronautical Research, located at 2100 Mount Royal Ter. Apt. 6, Baltimore 17, Maryland.
This collection contains the papers of G. Grahame Duce, President of Duce Aeronautical Research in Baltimore, Maryland. Included within the collection are various airplane notes and characteristics from 1920 to 1939, an approved aircraft index from 1947, and manuscript drafts of articles, some from 1947, discussing new paratroop devices, the fastest long-ranger, the Martin XB-48, the building of XB-48, airlines in the red, pilot judgment, air races, the Boeing XB-47, the jet pilot, and the future of jet planes.
The papers are divided into twelve folders and are arranged in a roughly chronological order.