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Aircraft Manufacturer's Collection

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Identifier: H008-63
Abstract This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Jon S. L. Allen Collection

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Identifier: H055-86
Abstract This collection has correspondence as well as materials related to Pan American Airlines and "The Elliston Navigators Association."

Kenneth J. Boedecker Collection

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Identifier: H009-81
Abstract Collection contains photographs and certificates relating to Kenneth J. Boedecker.

Temple Bowen Collection

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Identifier: H001-68
Abstract Temple Bowen was a significant contributor to the development of public transportation from 1925 through 1936 in the Southwest and Midwest areas of the United States. Starting in 1927, he became one of the pioneers of early air transport development by establishing several airlines carrying air mail and passengers. In 1929, he formed Bowen Air Lines, Inc., which carried passengers between major cities in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. In 1936, Bowen sold his company to Braniff Airways.

Braniff International Collection

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Identifier: H008-82
Abstract The material in the Braniff International Collection illustrates the development of commercial aviation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and the history of Braniff as a company. The collection documents the first twenty years when founder Thomas Elmer Braniff achieved extraordinary business success, based on high quality service to customers and a warm, paternal relationship with employees. It also contains material pertaining to Braniff’s pioneering of many new routes to...

Isabel A. Burgess Collection

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Identifier: H008-13
Abstract Collection contains clippings, articles and reports relating to accidents, both airline and otherwise.

Arthur C. Burns Collection

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Identifier: H001-78
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal papers, log books, correspondence, magazines, ephemera, and prints.

William E. Cooper Papers

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Identifier: H022-08
Abstract A native of Wichita, Kansas, William E. Cooper became a “mover and shaker” in the Dallas, Texas, aviation and business communities following WWII. Cooper was particularly interested in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress operation in the Pacific Theater of WWII. His research manuscript provides an analysis of the reason why each B-29 crashed and the fate of each of the crew members. Also, Cooper was actively involved in the Enola Gay controversy in 1994-1995.

Davis Airlines Collection

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Identifier: H017-12
Abstract Guy A. Davis is known for his many contributions to the commuter airlines industry, particularly in the state of Texas as co-founder of Davis Airlines at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas, with his wife (the former Mary Bell Dunn.) At the end of his 65 year flying career he had logged over 18,000 hours on over 100 types of aircraft. The collection contains artifacts and archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of...

Marie C. Hadley Collection

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Identifier: H044-84
Abstract Marie C. Hadley was the first woman in the airline industry to have a successful career by rising up to a manager position in the sales department of American Airlines. The collection contains a scrapbook, ephemera, and memorabilia.

Charles A. Lindbergh Collection

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Identifier: H013-78
Abstract Charles A. Lindbergh was born in 1902 in Detroit, Michigan. A pioneer aviator, Lindbergh is most known for being the first person to complete a non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to Paris in 1927 in his aircraft The Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh's life was also marked by tragedy, with the kidnapping and murder of his son in 1932. During the lead up to World War II, Lindbergh was also a major figure in the America First movement, which was...

Paul Liscomb Collection

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Identifier: H009-75
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.

Alvin D. Niemeyer Collection

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Identifier: H013-79
Abstract The collection contains photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, radiograms, log books, Niemeyer's pilot's license, ephemera, patents, clippings, and moving film.

Barbara Potter Collection on Braniff Airways

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Identifier: H039-94
Abstract This collection contains Braniff aircraft memorabilia, photographs, correspondence, brochures, clippings, annual reports, and ephemera.

George W. Reading Collection

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Identifier: H007-63
Abstract The collection contains a scrapbook, clippings, photographs, first flight covers, brochures, magazines, documents, Pan American Airways newsletters, first flight survey, and annual review.

James H. Walker Papers

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Identifier: H013-04
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, military records, identification cards, as well as black and white photographs related to James H. Walker. It also contains several bound log books which cover Walker’s aviation career from 1930-1947 and 1947-1962.

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