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Biographical entry Kingsford-Smith, Charles Edward (1897 - 1935)

Born
9 February 1897
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died
1935
Occupation
Aviator

Summary

Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith was an aviation pioneer who undertook major experimental flights over Australia and the Pacific. He also flew between Australia and England and made a trans-Atlantic crossing.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith - Records, 1921 - 1929, MS 5918; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Harry Lyon - Records, 1928, MS 5312; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • In the Public Interest (television program) - Transcripts, July 1973, MS 3794; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith - Records, 1928 - 1929; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Howard, Frederick, 'Kingsford Smith, Sir Charles Edward (1897-1935)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 599-601. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090602b.htm. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.