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The Personal Collection of Maj. George E.A. Hallett SDASM.010
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Description
This collection contains personal material relating to the career of Maj. George Hallett. Hallett was an engineer who worked with Glenn Curtis on early airplanes in San Diego. He was in the Army Air Service during World War I. After the war he worked in the General Motors Research Lab and later as a consultant for Consolidated Aircraft.
Background
George Eustace Amyot Hallett, an aviation pioneer, aircraft engine developer, and inventor, devoted the major part of his adult life to aviation. He was born in England on May 9, 1890. His parents came to America when he was six months old, locating in San Diego, California. After finishing school, he worked as an apprentice for the Baker Machine Company in San Diego, specializing in the maintenance and repair of boat and automobile engines, while also taking a home study course in engineering.
Extent
0.8 Linear feet 2 manuscript boxes
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.