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PW-269370-20
Processing the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers
Nicole Davis, Museum of Flight Foundation

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Guide to the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers (Database/Archive/Digital Edition)
Title: Guide to the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers
Author: Jenn Parent
Author: Charise Dinges
Author: Karen Bean
Author: Ali Lane
Author: Arabella Matthews
Author: Nicole Davis
Abstract: William P. “Bill” Lear was a prolific inventor with dozens of patents for a variety of machines to his name but is most famous for his work in the aviation field. Moya Marie Olsen Lear was a philanthropist, businesswoman, and the wife of aviation pioneer Bill Lear. The collection documents Bill Lear's inventions and career in the fields of radio navigation, aircraft design, the 8-track player, and his efforts at a steam-powered turbine. Materials are predominantly affiliated with Lear’s many companies, spanning almost the entirety of his career and show Moya’s involvement with his work as well. Some personal materials are also present.
Year: 2022
Primary URL: https://archives.museumofflight.org/repositories/2/resources/63
Primary URL Description: Finding aid for the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers
Access Model: open access

Don't Tell Me It Can't Be Done (Article)
Title: Don't Tell Me It Can't Be Done
Author: Jenn Parent
Abstract: Article describing the processing of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers at the Museum of Flight Dahlberg Research Center.
Year: 2022
Primary URL: https://indd.adobe.com/view/aa90c3c0-5109-4851-9994-984a05c6eb27
Primary URL Description: Aloft magazine, November/December 2022 issue; article on magazine page 12, PDF page 7
Access Model: open
Format: Magazine
Publisher: The Museum of Flight


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