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Frank W. Bailey Collection

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Identifier: F041-02
Abstract This collection contains aviation books and magazines, microfilm from World War I, French documents with translations, notebooks, war diaries, communiqués, squadron reports, casualty reports, and summaries.

Charles H. Ball Collection

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Identifier: F015-87
Abstract Collection contains materials covering WWI, Cambrai, France, and the 104th Aero Squadron.

Byrne V. Baucom Collection

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Identifier: F005-78
Abstract The Byrne V. Baucom Collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Captain Baucom who served in the First Aero Squadron as an aerial observer in France during WWI.

F. W. Belcher Collection

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Identifier: F165-13
Abstract The F. W. Belcher Collection contains technical notes used in WWI regarding aircraft engines including the 120 HP Beadmore, 80HP Le Rhône, 110HP Clerget as well as notes on rigging and aerial guns.

Gerald K. Bishop Collection

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Identifier: F006-66
Abstract The Gerald K. Bishop Collection contains an aircraft identification book used during WWI by Gerald Knox Bishop.

Augustus M. Brenneke Papers

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Identifier: F006-85
Abstract Augustus M. Brenneke, also known as Gus, served with the 28th Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He received his training at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas and served as a flight instructor at Benbrook Field in Fort Worth, Texas, (also known as Taliaferro No. 2) and Carruthers Field.

The collection contains photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and military records.

Henry R. Clay, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: F009-79
Abstract Henry R. Clay, Jr. is one of the lesser known pilots from WWI, despite his outstanding service. Originally from Missouri, his family moved to Fort Worth, Texas while he started law school at The University of Texas at Austin before signing up for the Air Force in 1917. Clay served with No. 43 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF), where he was named First Lieutenant while stationed in France. He then was moved to the 148th Aero Squadron and finally to the 41st Aero Squadron...

Royal W. B. Cowan Collection

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Identifier: F008-81
Abstract Royal W.B. Cowan was born in 1898 in New York, NY. He arrived in Dallas, Texas to undergo United States Army Air Service Training at Love Field in 1916. He served with distinction in the First World War, earning a Silver Star for action with the 24th Aero Squadron. He founded the Southwest Printing Company, and passed away in Dallas on May 8th, 1989.

Lt. James A. Doyle Collection

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Identifier: F118-86
Abstract The Lt. James A. Doyle Collection contains the pilot's log book, military documents and a loose photograph album.

Richard P. Duiven Papers

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Identifier: F016-10
Abstract Richard Duiven was a well-known scholar of World War I aviation, writing several books and articles on the German Air Service in World War I, as well as serving as editor/author of the "Mentioned in Dispatches" column for the journal Over the Front.

Eugene McDermott Library Collection

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Identifier: UA028-12
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...

O. D. Filley Collection

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Identifier: F166-13
Abstract Oliver Dwight Filley was born in Connecticut in 1885. He attended Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson, as well as a member of the rowing team. He served as fighter pilot with The United States Army Air Service during World War I.

E. Logan Goar Collection

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Identifier: F020-82
Abstract Everett Logan Goar was born in Indiana in 1918. After pursuing a career in medicine, Goar served with the United States Army Medical Corps, reaching the rank of Major. After leaving military service, he studied Ophthalmology, achieving a degree from Colorado University in 1925. Goar opened an Ophthalmology practice in Texas, then joined the faculty at Baylor University. He served as head of the Ophthalmology program from 1943-1954, and as a professor emeritus until his retirement from...

Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918

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Identifier: F006-64-M
Abstract The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.

John R. Granger Collection

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Identifier: F168-13
Abstract John R. Granger served with the 40th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service in World War I. He was from Mount Clemens, Michigan.

James L. Kerr III Papers

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Identifier: F056-87
Abstract James L. Kerr’s greatest interest was in World War I aviation history, which led him to join both the American and British chapter of the Cross and Cockade Journal. He was one of the founding members of the League of World War I Aviation Historians that regularly met at The University of Texas at Dallas, with which he held many positions such as treasurer and editor. Kerr played a crucial role in successfully launching Over the...

Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

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Identifier: F010-79
Abstract Charles Wayne Kerwood was an American, who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in Greek-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of The North African Rif (1920-1927).

Russell Manning Collection

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Identifier: F008-93
Abstract Russell Manning was a World War I afficionado collecting materials mainly pertaining to British and German aviation. He was in close contact with other World War I interested researchers.

Paul Murer Collection

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Identifier: H119-86
Abstract The collection contains biographical information, photographs, articles, and a painting.

Iver O. Penttinen Collection

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Identifier: F013-96
Abstract Iver O. Penttinen was a collector and aficionado of World War I aviation materials. The collection contains reports, correspondence, images, and memorabilia of both the Central Powers and the Entente Powers.

Ervin P. Ray Collection

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Identifier: F170-13
Abstract The collection contains a pilot's log book, photograph, and certificate of graduation.

Ola A. Sater Collection

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Identifier: F101-88
Abstract Ola A. Sater held a great love for World War I aviation topics and was especially interested in the activities and operations of No. 56 Squadron Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF). Sater collaborated with another aviation historian, Alex Revell, on a manuscript entitled Fifty-Six, which provided a history of No. 56 Squadron.

Olive M. Senn Collection

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Identifier: F007-81
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, drawings by Ernst Udet, first day covers, photographs, clippings, moving images, memorabilia, and private documents and papers.

L. E. Walkley Correspondence to Ola A. Sater Collection

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Identifier: F007-10
Abstract The collection is comprised of correspondence from L. E. Walkley to Ola A. Sater.

George H. Williams, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: F006-64
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...

Al Zakrzewski Collection

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Identifier: F002-12
Abstract Al Zakrzewski was a World War I aficionado mainly collecting the famous Sanke Cards published by Willi Sanke. Next to his extensive postcard collection, he also was interested in rare aviation medals, ribbons, and decorations. In addition to collecting World War I materials, he was an active member of various World War I associations, and an editor for the Over the Front magazine. He was a recipient of the Thornton D. Hooper Award for Excellence for two of his...

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