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Abstract Lea Abbott was noted as a pioneer airline pilot for Braniff Airlines, active member of Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), and exhibition flyer. This collection contains archival material collected by him pertaining to his career with Braniff, Braniff operational and administrative documents, Air Line Pilots Association documents, and manuals for the operation of early airliners.
Dates: 1935 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960
Abstract This collection contains images, ephemera, correspondence, brochures, press releases, advertisement, clippings, narratives, and articles, which cover a wide variety of aviation topics.
Dates: 1923 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1968
Abstract The Valentine O. Banchetti Collection contains some correspondence and a coursebook in practical aviation from the American School of Aviation in Chicago, written in 1927 and includes the test papers and notes of Valentine O. Banchetti from his studies in 1927-1928.
Dates: 1927 - 1928
Abstract Collection consists of personal items related to Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider during the Spanish Civil War and later years.
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975
Abstract Maurice M. Kay, Sr. learned to fly at the Dallas Aviation School at Love Field in Dallas, Texas in the 1920s. After brief careers with Bowen and Long and Harmon Airlines, he joined American Airways (the predecessor to American Airlines) in 1934. While with American Airlines he flew aerial resupply missions to Burma and China over "The Hump" during World War II, served in capacities as a Pilot Instructor and Check Pilot, and as a Line Pilot of the Lockheed L-188, Boeing 707, and 720. He retired...
Dates: 1910 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1965
Scope and Content This collection contains, documents, charts, navigational tools, flight rules and regulation, and other materials related to the operation of aircraft from the materials of Clara Talley Kingston, as well as her husband Robert Kingston, a Braniff Pilot. The Clara Talley Kingston Papers are housed in six manuscript boxes, and one record center totaling 4.0 linear ft. The collection arrived in good condition and the archivist identified eight series with the...
Dates: 1930 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974
Abstract Paul Liscomb was born in 1916. In 1949, he joined Central Airlines as a pilot. He spent twenty-seven years with Central Airlines, through its merger with Frontier Airlines, retiring in 1976. He passed away in 2012.
Dates: 1949 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1971
Abstract Lothar T. "Nick" Maier was born in Buffalo, New York in 1932. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew B-47 and B-52 bombers, as well as the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He was a Command Pilot of B-52's for both ARC Light and the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major in 1977. He worked in the travel industry after his military career, and for many years served as a volunteer at the History of Aviation Archives....
Dates: 1962 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1975
Abstract The collection contains books, reports, audio tapes, slides, magazines, transparencies, and negative film.
Dates: 1969 - 1975
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, sailplane information, reports, and personal papers.
Abstract The Nelson U. Rokes Collection contains material pertaining to his career in the fields of corporate, commercial, and military aviation. The bulk of the material in the collection relates to the 1947 trip to Europe and the 1948-1949 around the world trip that he took with Sam Keener. The material in the collection includes charts, log books, landing clearances, flight plans, meteorological reports, and various navigational tools. Photographs and newspapers clippings...
Dates: 1930 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978
Abstract Bob Sexton became interested in flight around the time of his attendance at Baylor University. During the 1930s, Sexton became involved in aviation and remained engaged with it until a stroke in the 1970s took him away from active flying. He was a trainer and examiner with the Civil Aeronautics Adminstration (CAA). His students included men who would join the military during world War II, and civilians after that conflict.
Dates: 1909 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1943
Abstract Collection contains photographs of early Pan Am aircraft, passengers, stations, and other related subjects, from early 1920's to 1940's, books, microfilm, books, flight logs, clippings, and a leather helmet.
Dates: 1920 - 1940
- Air pilots 6
- Air pilots United States 6
- Air Line Pilots Association. 4
- Air pilots--Training. 4
- Aeronautics, Commercial 3
- Air pilots--Training of--United States. 3
- Braniff Airways 3
- Curtiss aircraft 3
- Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane) 3
- Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 3
- Ox-5 Club of America 3
- United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command 3
- United States. Federal Aviation Agency 3
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 3
- Air pilots Biography. 2
- Aircraft accidents 2
- B-52 bomber. 2
- Boeing 707 (Jet transports) 2 ∧ less