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Bill Law fonds
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Bill Law fonds

  • CA ON00420 LAW
  • Fonds
  • 1930, 1951-1972, 1992

The fonds consists of Law’s files on the design of oversize tires for operations from unprepared terrain. Law investigated the use of these tires on J-3, Beaver, Otter, Twin Otter, Caribou and Buffalo aircraft. The files include correspondence, reports, technical drawings, and notes on the investigations and research Law undertook while at De Havilland, especially when he was working with Weldy Phipps on the further application of his design of oversize tires. The fonds is arranged into three series: LAW-1 Curriculum vitae and miscellaneous documents; LAW-2 deHavilland (and some Phipps) files; and, LAW-3 Weldy Phipps Studies (Oversize Tires).

Law, Bill

Curriculum vitae and miscellaneous documents

  • CA ON00420 LAW-1
  • Series
  • [195-? - 197-?], 1992
  • Part of Bill Law fonds

Series consists of documents and drawings provided in 1992 at the time of donation or that were loose, outside of the numbered files. Beyond his curriculum vitae, Law wrote a preamble to the fonds with a chronology of the events documented in the fonds and cross-references from event to specific files numbers. The archivist has written the series identifier, but has not numbered the files. The files are arranged in rough chronological order.

deHavilland (and some Phipps) files

Series consists of files created by Law on his work at De Havilland on oversize tires and unprepared terrain. The files are arranged in original order.

Weldy Phipps Studies (Oversize Tires)

Series contains files on work De Havilland and Law undertook in collaboration with Weldy Phipps and his company Atlas Aviation. Law worked on the application of Phipp’s oversize tires to De Havilland Beaver, Otter, Twin Otter, and Caribou aircraft. The files are arranged in original order.