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Abstract This collection includes various articles related to Polar exploration, photographs of famous aviators (some signed), aerial photograph journals, cassette tapes and reels, and correspondence of Audrey Balchen.
Dates: 1927 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1965
Abstract Delphine Bohn was a member of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), later named Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). These aviatrices ferried various types of aircraft from the United States to Great Britain during World War II. In her private life, Bohn was a salesperson for Beech Aircraft Comp. and J. R. Gray Comp. before founding her own business, Western Aviation, Inc., which operated out of Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Texas.
Dates: 1941 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1973
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.
Dates: 1917 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918
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
Scope and Content The collection contains approximately 1,700 black and white photographs and negatives collected by Lawrence E. De Leon. The Lawrence E. De Leon Photograph Collection is housed in five negative storage boxes totaling 2.0 linear ft.The collection arrived in fair condition. The subjects of the photographs and negatives are airplanes built or manufactured between 1909 and 1975. The processing archivists imposed order and identified three series with the first...
Dates: 1909 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1945
Abstract This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.
Dates: 1911 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930
Abstract The current library building was constructed in the 1970s and named for one of the University's founders, Eugene McDermott. In addition to the main campus building the library has satellite facilities located in the Naveen Jindal School of Management building as well as at The Callier Center for Communication Disorders in Dallas.The Eugene McDermott Library is also home to the Special Collections and Archives Division comprised of the Belstering Botanical Book Collection, The...
Dates: 1962 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2012
Abstract William G. Fuller was the first manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth, TX. He was appointed to the post in 1927 and remained active in North Texas aviation throughout his life, from being Vice President of Globe Aircraft Company, to the Director of Aviation of Fort Worth and later Grand Prairie. The collection contains archival material collected by him, including personal and business papers and other materials accrued throughout his career in civil and military aviation.
Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1971
Abstract This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.
Dates: 1937 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1996
Abstract After having pursued a career as a pilot and completing a tour in World War II, Joseph Gervais became interested in the Amelia Earhart story while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Gervais, along with fellow Air Force officers Major Bob Dinger and Colonel Paul Briand, Jr. helped to start the group Operation Earhart. They began investigating Amelia Earhart’s disappearance but were ordered to stop by their Air Force superiors. Briand obeyed these orders but Gervais refused,...
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2002
Abstract Byron Good enlisted in the Army during World War I. He first worked as a mechanic and later learned how to fly. He was the co-owner of the first plane chartering company, Good and Foster, in Dallas, Texas, in 1920. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft Company for six years before retiring.
Dates: 1918 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1928
Abstract James R. Graham was a pilot of the Aviation Section, Signal Officers' Reserve Corps during World War I. He also served in World War II. The collection contains images and ephemera depicting aviation personalities and various models of Chance Vought aircraft.
Dates: 1910 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945
Abstract Frank N. Graves enlisted in the United States Army in 1939 and trained as a pilot, receiving his wings at Kelly Field, Texas, later the same year. Graves initially served in the First Photo Group, Charting, a component of the First Mapping Squadron. In late 1944, Graves was part of a B-29 squadron—he joined the East China wing of Major General Claire Lee Chennault’s 14th Air Force. After the creation of the United States Air Force in 1947, Graves continued his military service to retirement.
Dates: 1917 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1957
Abstract Michael M. Hasco, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), is a collector of aviation related materials. His interest lies in a variety of aviation topics and in Lighter than Air in particular. This collection contains reports, images, postcards, ephemera, publications, press releases, and clippings.
Dates: 1916 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1966
Abstract Bert "Fish" Hassell was a pioneer aviator and began his flying career in 1914. His idea for a shorter, more direct route from the United States to Europe through the Great Circle Route in the arctic led to his famous emergency landing on the Greenland ice cap in 1928. In 1954, he helped construct the Distant Early Warning System. In 1969, Hassell's plane was recovered from Greenland and airlifted back to Rockford, Illinois. Hassell's daughter, Mary Hassell Lyons, played a major role...
Dates: 1917 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1988
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 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 Ormer Locklear, born in 1891 in Greenville, Texas, learned to fly in the United States Army Aviation Service during World War I. On leaving the military after the Armistice in 1919, Locklear flew around the country pioneering a number of barnstorming feats including the wing walk, and the midair transfer from one plane to another. His fame as a stunt pilot brought him to Hollywood where he completed one film, before being tragically killed during a stunt on his second movie in 1920. The...
Dates: 1898 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Dates: 1914 - 1971
Abstract The collection contains biographical information, photographs, articles, and a painting.
Dates: 1915 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1919
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 The collection is composed of photographs and negatives that include images of both military and civilian aircraft. The images span from WWI to WWII.
Abstract George H. Williams, Jr. had a deep interest in researching and collecting information about World War I aviation. He was involved with both the League of World War I Aviation Historians, and its journal, Over the Front, as well as Cross and Cockade and several other aviation societies.For many years, Williams worked with the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also taught a World War I...
Dates: 1903 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1981
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 25
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 1
- World War, 1914-1918 22
- World War, 1914-1918 Aerial operations 14
- World War, 1939-1945 10
- Air pilots 9
- Curtiss aircraft 8
- Air pilots United States 6
- Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 6
- Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 6
- Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 6
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 6
- Beech Aircraft Corporation 5
- Curtiss JN-4 (Training plane) 5
- Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 5
- United States. Air Force 5
- Aeronautics, Commercial 4
- Aircraft accidents 4
- Airlines 4
- American Airlines. 4
- Barnstormers (Group of artists) 4 ∧ less