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Abstract Adams was associated with many aeronautical figures of international distinction, mainly early women aviators. Her personal friendship with Dr. Hugo Eckener of Germany as well as passage on experimental and inaugural Zeppelin flights, such as the Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg, led to her becoming a proponent of lighter-than-air travel.
Dates: 1919 - 1967
Abstract Clara Adam’s main claim to fame is that she holds many firsts for women in aviation, not as a pilot, but as a paying passenger. Her first flight came in March 1914 at Lake Eustis, Florida where she went up in a Thomas Flying Boat piloted by Walter E. Johnson. This flight sparked an interest in aviation that lasted the rest of her life. Clara was introduced to Lighter-Than-Air transportation through a letter of introduction by General Paul von Hindenburg to Dr. Hugo Eckener. She was given a ride...
Dates: 1913 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939
Abstract This collection has correspondence as well as materials related mainly to Pan American Airlines and "The Elliston Navigators Association."
Dates: Undated; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994
Abstract This collection contains annual reports regarding aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and aviation-supporting industries.
Dates: 1929 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1978
Abstract Collection contains clippings, articles and reports relating to accidents, both airline and otherwise.
Dates: 1964 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1975
Abstract This collection contains the financial statement of Pan American/Grace Airways from 1966 as well as newspaper clippings related to the Braniff and Panagra merger.
Abstract Jack B. Jaynes started flying by the end of the First World War and continued as a barnstormer in the 1920s. During World War II, he served as an Operations Officer for the European Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC). In his private career, Jack Jaynes was a Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessors the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). His main duties were inspecting airlines such as...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1960
Abstract James Harold "Stormy" Mangham was a pioneer aviator and barnstormer born in 1907. In 1932, he purchased land in North Richland Hills, Texas to serve as a home, ranch, and private airfield. In 1954, he opened his private airfield to public use as Mangham Airport, which closed in 1986. Mangham, in addition to being a pilot, was also involved in setting motorcycle speed records. He passed away in 1974.
Dates: 1916 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1970
Abstract The collection contains a scrapbook, photographs, memorabilia, philatelic materials, an oil painting as well as a commemorative plaque, and a scrapbook generated by, for, and about Musick.
Dates: 1918 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1938
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 Don Teel worked as Chief of Flight Operations for the Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina (FAMA) and for the U.S. Steel Corporation where he established and operated the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter Textron and the Flight Safety Foundation. This collection emphasizes the business aviation aspect of aeronautics and Don Teel as a pilot in particular.
Dates: 1919 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1984
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
- Aeronautics, Commercial 5
- Air pilots 4
- Airports 3
- Airports--Texas. 3
- Airports--United States. 3
- American Airlines. 3
- Braniff Airways 3
- China Clipper (Airplane) 3
- Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 3
- Federal Aviation Administration Academy (U.S.) 3
- Flight Safety Foundation 3
- Trans World Airlines 3
- Transcontinental flights 3
- Transpacific flights 3
- Aeronautics, Military 2
- Air pilots United States 2
- Air pilots--Training of--United States. 2
- Air pilots--Training. 2 ∧ less