Adela Riek Scharr Papers

Accession Number: SC 06:01
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1909-2000
Size: 6 record cartons, 5 legal Hollingers, 3 flat boxes, 1 map tube; 12.85 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Adela Riek Scharr
Acquisition info: Received from Scharr family, August 2006
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Collected by Adela Riek Scharr; received from Scharr family
Language: English
Processed by: Tom Pearson, 2006; Melissa Miller, December 2017
Conservation notes: Papers placed in acid-free folders; some objects wrapped in tissue paper
Scope and Content:

The collection contains the personal papers of WWII WASP and St. Louisan, Adela Riek Scharr. In addition to personal papers, there are various published books, scrapbooks, photographs, and items related to her endowment with SLPL, including the Adela Riek Scarr Medallion.

 

Arrangement: Broken up into series:   

Papers: boxes 1-4

Photographs: boxes 5-9

Books: boxes 10-12

Objects: boxes 13-14

Posters: box 15

Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

Adela Riek Scharr Papers
1909-2000

6 record cartons, 5 legal Hollingers, 3 flat boxes, 1 map tube; 12.85 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
  Papers
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Aero Club of St. Louis

-Spring Dance flier; May 1965

-Wing Tips newsletters; February-July 1959 (2)

1/3 Aeronautical History Society of St. Louis newsletters; March 1982-January 1984 (8)
1/4 Air Force, Active Duty

-Authorization for Active Duty Training; August 1961-April 1964 (9)

1/5 Air Force Association

-Membership card; December 1989
-Newsletter; September 1975

1/6 Air Force, Diagrams and Renderings

-Air Power chart

-Aircraft diagrams (4)

-Aircraft flashcards (25)

-B-26 Marauder plane picture

-Flight Envelope; 1942

-Mitchel Field information

-Northrop A-17A Attack plane picture

-P-47 Thunderbolt information; 1943

-Packet of papers; 1943

-Pilot Qualifications Record; 1944

1/7 Air Force, Extension Course Institute

-Answer Sheets (6)

-Application for Enrollment; December 1960

-Certificates of Completion; March 1957-February 1963 (18)

-Correspondence; March 1956-March 1964 (7)

-Diplomas; March 1958-June 1964 (7)

-Score sheets; 1955-1960 (4)

-Shipping List; Mary 1959

1/8 Air Force, Inactive Duty

-Authorization for Individual Inactive Duty Training; June 1959-March 1967 (28)

1/9 Air Force, Miscellany

-36 Altitude Training Unit card; May 1947

-Airman Identification Card; August 1951

-Annual Report of Total Allowable Points and Federal Service; September 1956-September 1959 (3)

-Certified Instructor Endorsement Records; January-October 1941 (9)

-Company Morning Report; December 1943

-Individual Issue Record

-Memorandum of Call; December 1962

-Memos; March 1943-April 1958 (39)

-Notification of Personnel Action

-Organization Charts (2)

-Request for Excused Absence; February 1959

-Training and Service Questionaire [sic]; December 1944
-Travel Vouchers; June 1959 (2)

1/10 Air Force Museum

-Aircraft, Missiles, and Spacecraft Inventory; March 1969

-Brochures (2)

-Correspondence; May 1970-November 1971 (3)

-Instructions for Group Leaders and Parents Visiting the Air Force Museum; May 1981

-List of Documents in the Air Force Museum WASP Files

-Membership application

1/11 Air Force Reserve

-Active Duty Tour Authorization; July 1964-June 1967 (4)

-Annual Questionnaire; July 1955-October 1958 (3)

-Application for Appointment and Statement of Preferences for Reserve Officers; July 1949 (2)

-Application for Transfer to the Retired Reserve; July 1967

-Correspondence; August 1949-July 1964

-Memos; September 1954-September 1958 (13)

-National Security Seminary completion record; May 1961

-Personnel Action Request; October 1966

-Qualification Data; November 1952

-Retirement Credit Summary; 1961

-Specialized Course Certificates of Completion; June 1955-June 1959 (6)

-Summary of Ready Reserve Training Accomplishments; July 1960-February 1961

1/12 Aviation Council of Metropolitan St. Louis

-Air Age Exhibition Program of Events; October 1948

-Air Center newsletters; August 1946-May 1949 (11)

-Air Fair flier; May 1947

-Application for Membership

-Basic Program of Air Progress (2)

-Correspondence; October 1946-September 1949 (24)

-Fact Sheet

-Factual Statement for Investors in St. Louis’ Future in Aviation

-KSD-TV program script

-Member lists (4)

-Monthly reports; May-August 1948 (3)

-Summary of Status of the Airport Situation in the St. Louis Area; October 1946

1/13 Aviation Foundation of St. Louis Correspondence (6)
1/14 Burnette McNamee Letters; October 1947-August 1948 (33)
1/15 Central High School

-Educational Aims of Central High Art Department

-Graduation program; June 1972

-Teachers on Parade program; June 1973

-Teachers on Stage script; May 1973

1/16 Certificates

-Ballroom Dancing Diplomas; April 1964-April 1965 (3)

-Certificate of Honorable Service with the Army Air Forces (6)

-Ground Instructor Certificate; January 1941-February 1949 (2)

-Industrial College of the Armed Forces Certificate; 1961

-Instrument Pilot Certificate; April 1945 (2)

-Medical Certificate; January 1947-January 1948 (2)

-National Republican Congressional Committee Certificate of Recognition (2)

-Restricted Radio Telephone Operator Permit; August 1942

-Retired Reserve Certificate; August 1967

-Temporary Airman Certificate; December 1956-November 1957 (3)

1/17 Civil Air Patrol

-Identification card

-Memos; February-August 1942 (14)

-Tentative Table of Organization (2)

1/18 Confederate Air Force, Missouri Wing, The Compass newsletters; August 1984-February 1994 (11)
1/19 Correspondence, 1940s (26)
1/20 Correspondence, 1950s-1960s (48)
1/21 Correspondence, 1970-1976 (75)
1/22 Correspondence, 1977-1979 (57)
1/23 Correspondence, 1980-1986 (89)
1/24 Correspondence, 1987-1989 (107)
1/25 Correspondence, 1990s (47)
1/26 Correspondence, Harold Scharr, 1937-1943 (11)
1/27 Correspondence, Harold Scharr, 1944 (32)
1/28 Correspondence, Harold Scharr, 1945-1970 (29)
1/29 Correspondence, Harris-Stowe State College; 1989-1994 (12)
1/30 Correspondence, Ninety-Nines; 1948-1995 (35)
1/31 Correspondence, Oliver and Kathleen Riek; 1975-1995 (50)
1/32 Correspondence, Patrice Press; 1983-1991 (17)
1/33 Correspondence, Politicians; 1972-1986 (29)
1/34 Correspondence, Publishers and Media; 1961-1994 (36)
1/35 Correspondence, Richard Riek; 1976-1992 (44)
1/36 Correspondence, Ruth Riek, 1967-1975 (40)
1/37 Correspondence, Ruth Riek, 1976-1979 (41)
1/38 Correspondence, Ruth Riek, 1980-1983 (86)
1/39 Correspondence, Ruth Riek, 1984-1989 (49)
1/40 Correspondence, Ruth Riek, 1990s and Undated (54)
2/1 Correspondence, St. Louis Public Library; 1989-1992 (16)
2/2 Correspondence, Teresa James; 1975-1991 (38)
2/3 Correspondence, Undated (74)
2/4 Correspondence, Various Writers; 1944-1989 (22)
2/5 Correspondence, WASPs; 1961-1990 (21)
2/6 Dora Dougherty-Strother

-Correspondence; 1942-1975 (2)

-Newspaper clippings; 1966-1990 (4)

-Resume

-Women Pilots training diploma; July 1943

2/7 Florene Miller

-Correspondence; 1944-1973 (2)

-Newspaper clippings; 1942-1943 (4)

-Pictures (12)

-Pursuit Aircraft training diploma; February 1944

2/8 The French Chef scripts (6)
2/9 Gateway Aviator newsletters; January 1988-January 1991 (5)
2/10 Glen Holt

-Correspondence; 1990 (5)

-Manuscript; "We Who Are the Strangers"; Winter 1989

-Newspaper clipping; October 1991

2/11 Glover Stewart

-Application; Student Achievement and Recognition Day; 1992

-Correspondence; 1991-1992 (5)

-Transcript

2/12 Gregory Franzwa Letters; June 1986-February 1989 (18)
2/13 Harold Scharr

-Birth certificate; January 1906; copy

-Birth registration card

-Civil Aeronautics Administration ID card

-Civil Air Patrol ID card

-Correspondence; August 1956-July 1979 (20)

-Custody record card

-Government vehicles driver certificate

-Jeep license; July 1945

-Naval ID card

-Passport

2/14 Harris-Stowe State College

-"The Adela Riek Scharr Annual Merit Scholarship" booklet; February 1991

-"At a Glance" brochure

-Board of Regents newsletter; February 1990

-Commencement announcements; 1987-1990 (2)

-Commencement Luncheon invitation; May 1990

-Commencement Luncheon programs; May 1990 (3)

-Commencement program; May 1987 (2)

-Commencement program; May 1990 (3)

-"An Old/New Institution on the Move!" booklet

-"Recipients of the Harris-Stowe State College Distinguished Alumni Award" list; 1988

-"Some General Purposes for Establishing the Harris-Stowe State College Distinguished Alumni Council"

-"A Special Message to the Harris-Stowe State College 1993 Awards Day Honorees"

-"Teacher Education Program" brochure

-"The Uniqueness of Harris-Stowe State College" booklet; January 1988

-"We Sing of Harris-Stowe" sheet music; 1995

2/15 Individual Flight Record; September 1942-November 1944 (40)
2/16 International Aerial Navigation Company

-Brochures; March 1919; photocopy (2)
-Correspondence; February 1920
-Stock certificates; July 1919; photocopy

2/17 International Forest of Friendship

-Adela biography; 1983
-Brochure; 1983

2/18 Interview Transcripts; 1986-1988 (7)
2/19 Invitations, Programs, and Tickets

-10th Annual All Woman Transcontinental Air Race program; July 1956

-50th anniversary party for Ruth and Charles Calvert; invitation; July 1982

-Aerospace Conference; program; March 1962

-Bridal shower for Jo Ann Sorenson; invitation; June 1976

-Business Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis Civic’s Meeting; program; October 1947 (2)

-Defense Information School Graduating Exercises; program; June 1966

-General Aviation Pilot Educational Clinic

-Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital; folder with programs and speech transcript; September 1993

-Margaret Scharr 80th birthday open house; July 1993

-Memorial brochure for Katherine L. Rawls; program; April 1982

-Oldtime Veterans Reunion Banquet; program; June 1963

-Robertson Airplane Service Co.; tickets (3)

-RSVP card for Mr. McDonnell

-Soldan High School Graduating Exercises; program; June 1924

-St. Louis Community Playhouse presents "The Women"; program; March 1950

-Theta Sigma Phi Honoring St. Louis Women in the News; invitation

-Transportation Awards Luncheon; program; November 1991

-Wedding for Sorensons; invitation; July 1976

-Wedding for Wades; invitation; May 1982

-World Affairs Council and Regional Commerce and Growth Association Program; July 1986

-Zonta Club Annual Amelia Earhart Scholarship Day; invitation; February 1963

-Zonta Club Honors Finland; invitation; September 1978

2/20 Jeana Yeager Banquet

-Budget and logistics packet

-Gateway Aviator flier; March 1991

-Invitation; March 1991

-Menus; March 1991 (2)

-Programs; March 1991 (3)

-SLPL newsletter; March/April 1991

2/21 KMOX Radio Workshops

-Correspondence; June 1947

-Handwritten notes

-Informational packets; June 1947-June 1948 (9)

-“Requirements for Girl Scout Radio Badge”
-Resource list

2/22 "The Land We Live In" Manuscripts; May 1946-October 1947 (3)
2/23 Legal Documents

-The Adela Riek Scharr Revocable Trust copy

-Birth Record certified copy; issued December 1941

-Driver’s license; 1946; copy

-Last Will and Testament copy

-Living Trust Agreement; March 1975

-Marriage Certificate; June 1939

-Will; January 1980

2/24 Manuscripts, Biographical (26)
2/25 Manuscripts, Incomplete
2/26 Manuscripts, Teaching (8)
2/27 Manuscripts, WASPS and Aviation (34)
2/28 Medical Information

-Christian Hospital information; October 1981

-Hearing loss survey

-Immunization Register

-Medical Certificate; February 1956

-Medical write-up (2)

-Report of Medical Examination; October 1950

-Report of Medical History; July 1958

-Request for Medical Records; October 1958

-Statement of Medical Examiner; June 1942

2/29 Military Air Transport Service (MATS)

-Memos; November 1959-April 1963 (8)

-News releases (4)

-Official Insignia

-"A Short History of Scott Air Force Base"

-"Song of the Matsmen" sheet music; 1963

2/30 Military Air Transport Service (MATS), Reserve Orders; June 1959-December 1963 (20)
2/31 Military Air Transport Service (MATS), Special Orders; November 1961-July 1963 (4)
2/32 Miscellaneous Papers

-1963 Aerospace Conference nametag

-Adventures Ahead magazine; September/October 1947

-Aeroplane patent

-Air Show contracts; July 1991 (2)

-Airplane Class and Horsepower Rating; December 1941

-Amelia Earhart envelope

-Amy Elizabeth Laws Temporary Airman Certificate; July 1966

-Blank form

-The Climate for Philanthropy brochure; December 1989

-The Climate of St. Louis brochure; September 1937

-Conference agenda; June 1982

-Dorothy F. Scott Air Force information; photocopy

-The Drip Pan newsletter; December 1991-December 1992 (2)

-Easy Memory Guide to Ballroom Dancing

-The Family Fallout Shelter booklet; 1959

-Funeral Service booklet

-Handwritten chart

-Hey Mom, What’s a Curtiss Robin? manuscript

-Hood’s Photos of the World; Obelisk, New York City

-Hughes Airwest Air Race Classic news release

-Insignia copy

-International Organization of Women Pilots Membership Directory; 1981-1982

-Invoices and receipts; April 1947-January 1989 (3)

-Max Reik Florissant Medical Clinic receipt; June 1960

-Missouri Lodge No. 1 bylaws, rules and regulations booklet; 1909

-Missouri pictorial map; 1939

-Monarch Life Insurance application; December 1949

-Mr. and Mrs. Charles Calvert Sr. newspaper clipping; 1982

-Name and address list

-Newspaper clipping: "Miss Sharon Elizabeth Miller and Eugene A. Calvert Marry"

-The Origin and Evolution of Human Flight booklet

-Play scripts (3)

-Post 9499 newsletter

-Publishers list

-Record of Flying Time photocopy

-Returned newsletter list; January 1966

-Romulus WASPS cartoons (4)

-Sacramento, CA to Wilmington, DE First Ten Winners

-Senate Bill 285

-Sketch of Clara A. Riek

-St. Louis County Fair and Airshow Military Aircraft Status; September 1992

-Vintage Airplane newsletter; December 1991

-Welcome to St. Louis, Ladies and JUG Pilots!

-What Is GCA? Booklet; 1947

-Wings Over Wayne newsletter; January 1943

-Withholding receipts; 1944-1945 (2)

-The Women’s Memorial membership card

2/33 Nancy Love

-AT-6 Airplane picture

-Correspondence; March 1974-September 1976 (4)

-Handwritten manuscript

-Manuscript, incomplete

-Newspaper and magazine clippings packet

2/34 National Aviation Education Council; membership lists (3)
2/35 Newspaper Clippings, Adela; 1942-1992 (50)
2/36 Newspaper Clippings, Aviation; 1941-1992 (16)
2/37 Newspaper Clippings, WASPS; 1940-1989 (76)
2/38 Ninety-Nine News, 1940s-1950s (6)
2/39 Ninety-Nine News, 1960s (7)
2/40 Ninety-Nine News, 1970s (10)
2/41 Ninety-Nine News, 1981-1982 (12)
3/1 Ninety-Nine News, 1983 (7)
3/2 Ninety-Nine News, 1984 (9)
3/3 Ninety-Nine News, 1985 (10)
3/4 Ninety-Nine News, 1986 (6)
3/5 Ninety-Nine News, 1987 (10)
3/6 Ninety-Nine News, 1988 (9)
3/87 Ninety-Nine News, 1989 (8)
3/8 Ninety-Nine News, 1990 (8)
3/9 Ninety-Nine News, 1991 (6)
3/10 Ninety-Nine News, 1992 (8)
3/11 Ninety-Nine News, 1993-1994 (4)
3/12 Ninety-Nines

-99 Airmeet Rules and Regulations

-Annual Proficiency Training Program form

-Attendance records; 1952-1958 (6)

-Ballot; 1988-1990

-Brochures (3)

-Candidates for International Officers; 1976-1978

-Correspondence; September 1978-January 1979 (5)

-East Canada Section Bylaws

-East Canada Section financial information (2)

-East Canada Section Standard Operating Procedures

-International Convention brochure; August 1986

-International Convention programs; July 1989-August 1993 (3)

-Mailing list

-Meeting agendas; July 1985-May 1989 (2)

-Meeting minutes; July 1954-April 1982 (2)

-Membership card

-Membership Handbook; 1975

-Membership Roster; February 1951

-"The Ninety-Nines: A Contribution to Aviation" manuscript

-"The Nitty-Gritty Book"

-Prayer

-Press releases; December 1978-August 1982 (5)

-Safety Education Activity information

-"A Salute to the Ninety Nines" booklet; 1964

-"Song of the Ninety-Nines" sheet music; 1941
-“Thirty Sky Blue Years” booklet; 1959

3/13 Ninety-Nines, Greater St. Louis Chapter

-Amy Elizabeth Laws history form; June 1976

-Articles of Incorporation

-Bylaws

-Calendar of events (5)

-Chairmen lists; 1975-1976 (4)

-Chapter Charter; October 1941

-Fliers; September 1975-March 1979 (4)

-History write-up (2)

-Invitations; August 1975-October 1994 (4)

-Membership lists; 1949-1992 (11)

-Membership transfer; September 1978

-Prayer; July 1976

-Press releases

-Program script

-Programs; September 1975-October 1993 (4)

-Scholarship Fund report; December 1985

-Silver Anniversary booklet; September 1966

-Standing Rules (2)

-Treasurer’s Report; October 1975-July 1979 (20)

3/14 Ninety-Nines, Greater St. Louis Chapter, Correspondence; October 1947-October 1993 (29)
3/15 Ninety-Nines, Greater St. Louis Chapter, Installation Speeches; 1969-1985 (9)
3/16 Ninety-Nines, Greater St. Louis Chapter, Meeting Minutes; January 1954-October 1993 (40)
3/17 Ninety-Nines, Greater St. Louis Chapter, Newsletters; September 1975-April 1994 (48)
3/18 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1986-1987 (6)
3/19 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1988 (3)
3/20 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1989 (3)
3/21 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1990 (4)
3/22 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1991 (4)
3/23 Ninety-Nines, North Central Section, Waypoint, 1992-1994 (4)
3/24 Order of Fifinella

-Award information (2)

-Awards Committee report

-Correspondence; February 1969-June 1973 (2)

-Donation request postcard

-Meeting minutes; April 1973-November 1979 (2)

-Newsletter subscription postcard

3/25 Order of the Eastern Star

-50 Year Membership certificate

-Correspondence; 1964 (2)

-"Just Getting Out of the Rain" manuscript (2)

-Rob Morris Chapter booklet; 1968

-Rob Morris Chapter bylaws; 1940

-Rob Morris Chapter funeral invitation; October 1957

-Rob Morris Chapter membership rosters; 1969-1993 (2)

-"A Tribute to the Bible" manuscript (3)

3/26 P-47 Thunderbolt Pilots Association

-"1979, A Look Back" book

-Correspondence; May 1983-May 1990 (4)

-D-Day Plus 40 brochure; 1984

-D-Day Plus 50 brochure

-Dues Notice; 1981

-JUG Letter newsletters; 1977-1990 (7)

-Maintenance Fund postcard

-Reunion flier; June 1990

3/27 P-51 Mustang Pilots Assn. Newsletters; Spring 1994-Winter 1993 (4)
4/1 Parks Air College

-Correspondence; November 1951-December 1991 (5)

-Course catalog; 1991

-Speech transcript; 1993

4/2 Personal History Statements (10)
4/3 Pilot Operating Instructions

-AT-6 Pattern Procedures

-AT-17/AT-17B/C-78 Pilot’s Check List

-AT-17/UC-78 Series Flight Operating Instructions; 1943

-Missouri Aeronautical Planning Chart and Airport Directory; 1949

-P-39N-0/P-39N-1 Airplanes; 1943

4/4 Pilot Training Examinations (3)
4/5 Poetry (8)
4/6 Resumes; 1953-1964 (9)
4/7 Road Trip Narrative; 1948
4/8 Ruth Schueler Letters; September 1978-May 1979 (26)
4/9 Silver Wings

-Car decal
-Dues postcard; 1991
-Identification cards (3)
-Slipstream newspaper; August/September 1990

4/10 Sisters in the Sky

-Antiquers Library newsletter

-Book blurb

-Book comments

-Book order receipt; June 1988

-Dinner meeting flier; April 1988

-Display cutouts (6)

-Editor checks; October 1983-December 1985 (5)

-Editor correspondence; July 1985-February 1986 (7)

-Leather Book Register, Sisters in the Sky, Vol. II; July 1988

-Patrice Press book catalog; 1986

-Patrice Press Folio newsletter; July 1988

-Press releases; 1986 (4)

-Royalties statement; December 1989

-Volume I bookplates (3)

-Volume I fliers (4)

-Volume II bookplates (3)

-Volume II fliers (4)

4/11 Speeches (12)
4/12 St. Louis Airspace Users Advisory Committee

-Meeting notes; November 1989
-Members list; August 1989

4/13 St. Louis Aviation Museum

-Bylaws (2)
-Contact list; March 1983
-A Dream Come True brochure
-Fact Sheets (6)
-Master plan (6)
-Meeting agenda; April 1983
-Membership Application
-Membership Roster
-Military Vehicle Inventory Form; October 1995
-Newsletter; April 1983
-Pledge Drive; April 1990
-Press release; March 1991

-Scharr’s Soldiers list
-Site Development Plan; February 1990
-Vintage Aircraft Days fliers (5)
-When Hollywood Ruled the Skies flier

4/14 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Adela Endowment

-Agreement (2)

-Auction Action

-Boatmen’s Trust contract

-Correspondence; September 1989

4/15 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Aircraft Loans

-Conditional Loan Agreement; February 1989-August 1992 (8)

-Correspondence; November 1988-September 1992 (17)

-Curtiss-Wright Condor informational packet

-F2H-2P Banshee Fact Sheet; August 1989

-F3H-2 (F-3B) Demon picture and facts

-Memo; March 1991

-Requisition and Invoice/Shipping Document; March 1989-August 1991 (2)

4/16 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Board of Directors

-Directors list; August 1988-December 1989 (6)

-Meeting minutes; October 1988-September 1992 (31)

-Special Report to the Board of Directors

4/17 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Correspondence; October 1988-September 1992 (53)
4/18 St. Louis Aviation Museum, County Affiliation

-Agreement; 1989 (3)

-Correspondence; July 1989-August 1991 (4)

-Memo; March 1989

4/19 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Donations

-Blank donation records (3)

-Correspondence; November 1988-April 1994 (15)

-Donation lists; July 1990 (9)

-Donation records; August 1989-October 1991 (54)

-Terms of Gift

4/20 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Finances

-Auction recaps; June 1989-February 1992 (6)

-Company list

-Financial Statements; August 1991

-Gift Shop; August 1988-September 1992 (3)

-Income statuses; October 1988-September 1992

-Informal Memo; October 1989

-Invoices; July 1989-October 1991 (7)

-Loder Contracting; September 1991-January 1992 (4)

-Magna Bank statement; September 1991

-Memorial check; October 1988

-Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax; 1987

-Sabreliner Corporation Building Summary (2)

-St. Johns Bank and Trust statements; October 1988-July 1989 (9)

-United Missouri Bank of St. Louis; September 1988-August 1992 (37)

-Vintage Aircraft Days; October 1988-June 1989 (3)

4/21 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Flight of Fantasy

-Advertisement Contract; October 1991 (2)

-Auction catalog; October 1990-October 1992

-Auction information; December 1989-October 1990 (3)

-Budget; October 1990-October 1991 (3)

-Fliers; October 1990

-Invitation; October 1991

-Planning Committee information; October 1991 (6)

4/22 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Newspaper Clippings (21)
4/23 St. Louis Aviation Museum, Transport Museum Merger

-Merger information (5)
-Proposal
-Warranty Deed and Transfer Agreement; January 1988

4/24 St. Louis Aviation Museum, What’s Happening; August 1988-July 1992 (13)
4/25 St. Louis Public Library

-Meeting folder; 1989

-Memos; September 1990-October 2000 (5)

-"Notes from what Glen Holt talked to me about on Aug. 28"

-Reception invitation (3)

4/26 St. Louis Public Library, Adela Riek Scharr Endowment

-Brochures (2)
-Guest list; March 1990
-Invitations; March 1990 (4)
-Proposal booklets (2)
-Speakers remarks; March 1990

4/27 St. Louis Public Library, Aviation History Month

-Bookmarks; November 1997-November 1998 (2)

-Engraving printout; November 1996

-Flier; November 1995-November 1998 (7)

-Logo

-Medallion information; October 2000

-Newsletters; November 1990 (2)

-Newspaper clipping; November 1998

-Press releases; March 1991-October 1998 (5)

-Speech transcripts (3)

-Stickers

4/28 Strategic Air Command (SAC)

-Diploma; September 1976

-Information Kit; 1976

-Informational booklet; 1976

-Newspaper clipping; March 1976

4/29 Teaching Career

-Aviation for Teachers course syllabus

-Correspondence; January 1951-June 1991 (10)

-Harris Teachers College late afternoon classes; Fall 1949

-Kirksville Air-Age Education Program application; 1948

-Missouri State Teachers Association convention program; November 1963

-Note from Kristen; March 1990

-Notice of Substitute Assignment; September 1949

-State Department of Education Standards for Certificating School Administrators; July 1949

-State Department of Education Standards for Certificating Teachers in Secondary Schools; 1950

-Substitute teacher notes

-Television Utilization of Proven Methods of Instruction

4/30 Teresa James

-Correspondence; July 1942-May 1988 (17)

-Family tree

-Handwritten pages

-"How Do You Distinguish between WAFS and WASPS?"

-Newspaper clippings; August 1942-December 1990 (2)

-Photographs (16)

4/31 Transcripts

-Harris Teachers College; March 1938 (3)

-Southern Illinois University; April 1990

-St. Louis Community College; April 1990

-St. Louis Teachers College; May 1975-May 1990 (6)

-St. Louis University; April 1990

-University of Missouri-Columbia; May 1975-May 1990 (5)

-Washington University; May 1948-April 1990 (11)

4/32 Travel Ephemera

-101 Wildflowers of Yosemite; 1948

-A Brief Story of the Geology of Yosemite Valley; 1943

-The Coffee Shop restaurant menu; Springer, NM

-Instructive Guide to the Ruins of Uxmal; 1971

-The National Parks booklet; 1947

-Rio Grande Valley Citrus Exchange booklet

-Scenes of Picturesque Ste. Genevieve, MO sketches

-Self-Guiding Auto Tour of Yosemite Valley; 1942

-Seven Falls and South Cheyenne Canon booklet

-Texsun Citrus Exchange information

4/33 University of Missouri

-Commencement program; August 1934
-Correspondence; May 1975 (2)
-Graduate School application; June 1934

4/34 WASP Newsletter, 1945-1979 (13)
4/35 WASP Newsletter, 1980-1984 (6)
4/36 WASP Newsletter, 1989-1993 (10)
4/37 The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II Thesis; 1981
4/38 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS)

-Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws (2)

-Celestial Flight booklet; 1979

-Commission information; October 1944 (3)

-Congressional Hearing information; 1977 (10)

-Financial Statements; October 1979-September 1986 (2)

-For the WASP Newsletter

-Historic Monument brochures (2)

-Meeting agenda; September 1990

-Photo exhibit flier; June 1992

-Pictures (4)

-Song lyrics (2)

-Stickers (3)

-WAFS and WASPS at New Castle Army Airfield booklet

-"The WASP Program: An Historical Synopsis"; May 1970

-World War II brochures (3)

4/39 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS), Report (2)
4/40 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS), Reunions

-American Airlines Meeting Saver Fare; September 1988

-Correspondence; July-August 1990 (3)

-Programs; June 1972-October 1994 (5)

-Reunion information; April 1969-June 1989 (4)

-Schedule of Events (2)

-Sweetwater, Texas postcard

-Tickets; June 1972-September 1986 (2)

4/41 Women Flyers of Greater St. Louis

-Blank stationery (3)

-Correspondence; November 1946-May 1947 (4)

-Installation Dinner programs; October 1946 (2)

-St. Louis Junior Chamber of Commerce Flash newsletter; May 1947

4/42 Women in Aviation

-Flight Operation Statistics of Women Pilots with AAF

-National Conference information; March 1991-March 1995 (5)

-Newsletter; May/June 1991

-Press release; October 1996

-"USAF History of Women in the Armed Forces"; June 1976

4/43 Women Military Pilots Association

-Banquet program; May 1983

-Bylaws (2)

-Candidate’s statement

-Convention information; May 1983-September 1989 (2)

-Convention nametag

-Correspondence; October 1991

-Member lists; September 1982-February 1988 (2)

-Skylady Derby program; June 1963

-Speech transcripts (2)

-Standing Rules and Standard Operating Procedures

4/44 Women Military Pilots Association, Newsletters; October 1986-January 1991 (14)
4/45 Women of Achievement of Missouri

-Correspondence; April 1948 (2)
-Program; May 1948

4/46 "Women Pilots in the Air Transport Command" manuscript
5 Portraits; Adela and identified family members (59)
  Photographs
5/- Portraits; Adela and identified family members (59)
6/- Portraits; unidentified subjects (54)
7/1 Photographs; Adela, large (81)
7/2 Photographs; Adela, small (193)
7/3 Photographs; Aircraft (64)
7/4 Photographs; Babies and children (27)
7/5 Photographs; Groups, Two People, large (7)
7/6 Photographs; Groups, Two People, small (69)
7/7 Photographs; Groups, Three People, large (7)
7/8 Photographs; Groups, Three People, small (31)
7/9 Photographs; Groups, Four or More, large (39)
7/10 Photographs; Groups, Four or More, small (64)
7/11 Photographs; Harold Scharr (38)
8/1 Photographs; Keisling Family (11)
8/2 Photographs; Landscapes, Buildings, Animals, and Objects (81)
8/3 Photographs; Leuenberger Family, portraits (12)
8/4 Photographs; Leuenberger Family, small (20)
8/5 Photographs; Men, large (1)
8/6 Photographs; Men, small (42)
8/7 Photographs; Military (21)
8/8 Photographs; Negatives (27)
8/9 Postcards, addressed; 1909-1990 (69)
9/1 Postcards; unaddressed (84)
9/2 Photographs; Southwestern US Trip (233)
9/3 Photographs; St. Louis Public Library (40)
9/4 Photographs; Women, large (14)
9/5 Photographs; Women, small (52)
   Books
10/- Airport Directory by the State of Illinois Department of Aeronautics; 1962
10/- Aviator’s Flight Log Book for Harold Scharr; 1934-1946 (4)
10/- Flight Instructor’s Manual by Jack R. Cram and Daniel J. Brimm, Jr.; 1940
10/- Flight Manual for P-39 Airacobra by Aviation Publications; 1978
10/- Jeppesen Airway Manual Services and Pilot Accessories; 1962
10/- Ninety-Nines Membership Directory; 1994-1995
10/- Ninety-Nines North Central Section 50th Anniversary (2)
10/- On Final Approach by Byrd Howell Granger; 1991
10/- Order of Fifinella rosters; 1964-1988 (6)-P-47 Thunderbolt Pilots Association Membership Directory; January 1994
10/- Pilot Log Books for Adela Riek Scharr; 1935-1966 (8)
10/- Propeller Annie by Glenn Kerfott; 1988
10/- Ritual of the Order of the Eastern Star by the General Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star; 1953
10/- Shrine of Memories funeral book for Clara A. Riek; September 1957
10/- Shrine of Memories funeral book for Max A. Riek; July 1960
10/- Single Entry Ledger for Adela Riek Scharr; December 1950-May 1951
10/- Sisters in the Sky, Volume I by Adela Riek Scharr; 1986 (2)
10/- Student Pilot Rating Book for Paul M. Smith; 1941
10/- Two Year Diary for Adela Riek Scharr; 1934-1935
10/- United States Women in Aviation through World War I by Claudia M. Oakes; 1978
10/- US Certified Pilots by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America; 1938
10/- WASPs by Vera S. Williams; 1994
10/- Women Airforce Service Pilots newsletters; 1985-1987 (5)
10/- Women in Aviation Conference book; 1991-1993 (2)
10/- Women in Pursuit by Kay Gott; 1993
10/- Women’s Military Pilots Association rosters; 1983-1994 (6)
11/- Newspaper clipping scrapbook
11/- Postcard scrapbook
12/- Travel photo scrapbook
12/- Oversized photographs (14
  Objects
13/- Adela Riek Scharr SLPL Endowment medal; March 1990 (2)
13/- AF & AM Lodge No. 1 ribbon and charm; 1924 (2)
13/- Aviator Cap; green canvas with wool interior
13/- Binoculars; leather case with attached compass
13/- Buttons; 1982-1988 (6)
13/- Canteen; covered in green canvas and printed with HN Scharr
13/- Emergency chemical warfare cover; 1945
13/- Fischer Pilot Goggles (2)
13/- Flight calculation tools; 1934-1962 (25)
13/- Lambert Municipal Airport ornament
13/- Mill Tokens (6)
13/- Ninety-Nines license plate
13/- Patches; 1982 (7)
13/- Pearls and Mason Pin
13/- Phonographs
13/- St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department uniform buttons (4)
13/- Stopwatches (3)
14/- Aviator Cap; leather
14/- Navigator Leather Case; manufactured by Wright Leather Specialty Co.
14/- "On the Lookout" dog crosstitch
  Map Tube
15/- Beechcraft Baron over Miami Beach, FL poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/- Beechcraft Bonanza poster; photo by James Yarnell (2)
15/- Beechcraft Bonanza over Chicago, IL poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/- Beechcraft Debonair poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/- Beechcraft Debonair over the Sangre de Cristo Range, CO poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/- Beechcraft Queen Air over the Port of Los Angeles, CA poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/-

Beechcraft Super G18 poster; photo by James Yarnell

Beechcraft Twin-Bonanza poster; photo by James Yarnell

15/- Beechcraft Twin-Bonanza over the Houston, TX Ship Channel poster; photo by James Yarnell
15/- Douglas Air Force C-47 Skytrain poster; January 1964
15/- McDonnell Aircraft 50th Anniversary poster; 1989 (2)
15/- "St. Louis Women in the War Effort" oversize article; St. Louis Post-Dispatch; August 1, 1943
15/- Trans World Airline Constellation in Flight poster; Kodachrome photo
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