University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
Mailing Address: 1000 E. University Avenue
Location: 2111 Willett Drive (Centennial Complex)
Laramie, WY 82071
388 cubic ft. (781 boxes)
The Manufacturers Aircraft Association was a corporation formed in 1917 at the request of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics to implement and administer a cross-licensing agreement. It was a clearing house for aircraft patents, and important in the development of the aircraft industry. The records document the history of aircraft and the relationship of the MAA with its members, the military, and congress.