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John D. Pearson, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA074-98

Scope and Content

The collection arrived in good condition and was initially processed with only a container list as description. Due to a change of the content management system, further description proved to be necessary.

Dates

  • 1965 - 1973
  • Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Literary Statements

Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Biographical Sketch

John Drew Pearson, Jr. was a fixed-wing aircraft pilot and instructor employed by Air America and Air Asia in Udorn, Thailand, from March 3, 1962 through June 30, 1974, when he separated from the company.

Sources

Source
"Jerry Fink Collection", Air America Roster, Folder 1, Box 32, History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Extent

5.2 Linear Feet (Ten manuscript boxes, one half-size manuscript box, and one non-standard box (17x13x3).)

Abstract

John Drew Pearson, Jr. was a fixed-wing aircraft pilot and instructor employed by Air America and Air Asia in Udorn, Thailand, from March 3, 1962 through June 30, 1974, when he separated from the company.

Series Description

This collection contains manuals, traning material, maps, naviagation, and other material pertinent to the operation of a variety of fixed-wing aircraft types in Southeas Asia.

The archivist kept the original organization intact without any further arrangement.

Provenance Statement

The John D. Pearson, Jr. Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by John D. Pearson, Jr. on 1998-11-09.

Additional Sources

Additional information can be found in the History of Aviation Archives in the following collections:

CAT/Air America Archives.
Title
Guide to the John D. Pearson, Jr. Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
Thomas Allen, PhD, CA
Date
2018-06-06
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English (eng)
Edition statement
First revision by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA. 2018-06-19. Second revision by Patrizia Nava, CA. 2019-08-30.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-06-06: 1st revision was a migration to ArchivesSpace by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA.
  • 2019-08-30: 2nd revision was an update of the collection number by Patrizia Nava, CA.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. Repository

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