Research material collected by G. A. Broomfield, biographer of Samuel Cody

Scope and Content

Research notes for G. A. Broomfield's 1953 book, Pioneer of the Air : the life and times of Colonel S. F. Cody .

Includes correspondence with Leon Cody, Vivian Cody, C. G. Grey, Sir Arthur Longmore, C. H. Gibbs-Smith and Neville Duke, together with cuttings relating to early flights.

Collection also includes material relating to the Science Museum's acquisition of a scale model of Cody's first aeroplane.

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available at the National Aerospace Library.