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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 materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Dates: 1903 - 2006
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 collection contains photographs, personal papers, log books, correspondence, magazines, ephemera, and prints.
Dates: 1912 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1965
Abstract This collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Mark Campbell such as personal papers, certificates, newspaper clippings, memorabila, and photographic albums. The personal papers include original typescript (edited) and handwritten transcripts from oral history tapes of Campbell’s life history in aviation.
Dates: 1916 - 1957
Abstract This collection contains Curtiss JN-4 Jenny blueprints, philatelic material, photographs, and the book titled, "Upside Down" Pangborn by Carl M. Cleveland.
Dates: 1920 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1931
Abstract The collection mainly consists of correspondence and records generated by, for and about Elliott’s position as a Federal Aeronautical Administrator. Elliott’s career spans the genesis of the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), from the Bureau of Lighthouses through the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to the FAA in the 1960’s.
Dates: 1920 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1946
Abstract Jerome S. Fanciulli was a journalist and later joined Glenn H. Curtiss and his Curtiss Exhibiton Company where he held the positions of Vice President and General Manager. After he left Curtiss, he worked in the automotive transportation industry. The collection focuses on the Curtiss Exhibition Company.
Dates: 1908 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1913
Abstract This collection contains clippings, three views, and blueprint from various early aviation magazines.
Dates: 1914 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1917
Abstract Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.
Dates: 1917 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1938
Abstract Robin David Steward Higham, a Harvard graduate, was a pilot during World War II and an instructor at the University of Massachusetts from 1954-1957, an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina from 1957-1963, and a Professor of History at Kansas State University beginning in 1963. His career at Kansas State University spanned from 1963-1999. He wrote numerous books and articles focusing on aviation, military, and geo-political subjects.
Dates: 1915 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Abstract Erik Hildesheim was born in 1896 in Denmark. He was a pilot and also oversaw several different aircraft manufacturing factories. He was a collector of photography and memorabilia related to aviation history, especially World War I aviation and air mail.
Dates: 1785 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1938
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
Abstract The collection contains biographical information, photographs, articles, and a painting.
Dates: 1915 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1919
Abstract The collection contains photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, radiograms, log books, Niemeyer's pilot's license, ephemera, patents, clippings, and moving film.
Dates: 1932 - 1942
Abstract David W. Ostrowski has a life-long interest in airplanes and aviation history. He took pictures and collected photos from other photographers of U.S. and non-U.S manufactured military and civilian aircraft from World War I up to the jet age.
Dates: 1918 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945
Scope and Content The collection contains documents, photographs, correspondence, articles, briefing papers, and reports related to George C. Prill's long and varied career in the business side of commercial aviation. It covers his time with Trans World Airways (TWA), Convair, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Lockheed, and several other business ventures. Of particular interest is the material related to George C. Prill's efforts to license the Lockheed L-1011 for construction in the Soviet Union. ...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000
Abstract James Ralph (Jim) Ray was a famous illustrator and aviator working for Kelloggs and other companies. He published his art in many books and magazines. The collection contans sketches, original drawings and art, photographs, articles, an manuscripts.
Dates: 1903 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1954
Abstract Kenneth (Ken) C. Sonner started working for Wright Motor Company as mechanic and later worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) as Aircraft Accident Investigator, Power plant Specialist, and Air Safety Specialist.
Dates: 1918 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1965
Abstract The collection is composed of photographs and negatives that include images of both military and civilian aircraft. The images span from WWI to WWII.
- World War, 1914-1918 8
- Lockheed aircraft 7
- Aeronautics, Commercial 6
- Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 6
- Federal Aviation Administration Academy (U.S.) 5
- Fokker airplanes 5
- Boeing 707 (Jet transports) 4
- Boeing airplanes 4
- Boeing bombers 4
- Cessna aircraft 4
- Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation 4
- Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 4
- Piper airplanes 4
- Seaplanes 4
- Waco airplanes 4
- de Havilland aircraft 4
- Air pilots 3
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 3 ∧ less