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[Sheila Scott map collection]
Bib ID 1611358
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Scale Scales differ. 
Description 1943-1977 
105 maps. 
Series

Sheila Scott map collection.

Biography/History

Sheila Scott was an English pilot who broke over 100 long-distance flight and light-aircraft records between 1965 and 1972. Before entering aviation, she served in the Royal Navy as a nurse during the Second World War, and worked as an actress from 1945. Scott commenced pilot training in 1959, completing her first round-the-world flight in 1966. Scott was the first person to fly over the true North Pole in a small aircraft in 1971. She was appointed Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in 1968.

Notes

Aeronautical charts collected by Sheila Scott.

Title supplied by cataloguer.

Collection published in various places by various publishers.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-583541451

Related Material Related material: Papers of Sheila Scott, 1973; Located at; National Library of Australia Manuscript Section, MS 8862. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in Special Collections Reading Room and online. Finding Aid reference no.: MFC 4. 
Subjects Scott, Sheila, 1927-1988.  |  Aeronautical charts -- North America.  |  Aeronautical charts -- South America.  |  Aeronautical charts -- Europe.  |  Aeronautical charts -- Africa.  |  North America -- Maps.  |  South America -- Maps.  |  Europe -- Maps.  |  Africa -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1943-1977 
Form/genre Aeronautical charts.

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Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: MAP Sheila Scott Collection 1-105
Status: Available
Details Collect From
MAP Sheila Scott Collection 1-105 Special Collections Reading Room

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