Staffed by knowledgeable volunteers, the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum Research Library was established to serve researchers and historians worldwide. It welcomes donations of books, manuscripts, etc. related to aviation and aerospace.
Research Library Collections Include:
Technical and historical perspectives are significantly represented by:
Over 15,000 book titles on aviation and aerospace
Over 800 periodical titles, covering ballooning, aviation, aerospace in English and foreign languages, including 19th century volumes published by L’academie Francaise
An extensive gathering of Lowry AFB history, including over 1,000 digitalized photographs, Lowry AFB newspapers. Personnel records/personal information is not available
Original military Flight/Maintenance manuals and Technical Orders for many of the aircraft stationed at Lowry
Retrospective airline time tables and seat magazines
An eclectic collection of Flight/Maintenance manuals for commercial airliners
An exhaustive clippings file, housing articles, advertising, miscellaneous ephemera
Working papers of contributors to aviation and space exploration
An extensive array of historical/contemporary maps/charts
7 linear feet of retrospective postcards
Posters, calendars, aviation art
An extensive collection of rare NASA documents
Working papers and blueprints to accompany the Museum’s unique Ball-Bartoe Jetwing
The Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum Research Library/Archives is available by appointment. Colorado residency or Museum membership is not required. Research by in-person appointment, email, postal service, or telephone is welcome.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone (303)360-5360 ext 119. The volunteer staff welcomes researchers and historians from around the world and is knowledgeable in many aspects of aviation, space exploration, and the history of Lowry Air Force Base. Some fees may apply and monetary donations are welcome.