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Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA127-86
Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

John D. Anthony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA090-89
Abstract John Dennis (J. D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientiane, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973.
Dates: 1966 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973

Charles Barton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA070-98
Abstract This collection contains a cassette tape of a speech given by CIA operative James W. (Bill) Lair during the Air America Reunion in Berkeley, CA.
Dates: 1998-06-06

Leslie W. Bays Collection

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Identifier: CA080-96
Abstract Leslie Warren Bays was employed with Air America as a captain flying Helio Couriers. He began working with Air America April 26, 1966 and separated from the company November 20, 1974. His last duty station was in Saigon, the Republic of South Vietnam. The collection is composed of air navigation charts, maps, slides, data books, manuals, pilot's log, and a piece of a stone jar from the Plain of Jars.
Dates: 1969 - 1970

Gary B. Bisson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA087-89
Abstract Gary Bryan Bisson was employed by Air America on February 14, 1968. He worked as a corporate attorney at Bangkok, Thailand facilities of Air America. He resigned from the company on September 30, 1974.
Dates: 1969 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1979

Earl E. Bruce, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA057-01
Abstract Earl Edward Bruce, Jr. worked for Air America as a Flight Mechanic from September 20, 1966 through August 8, 1967, when he was killed due to an aircraft accident in Ban Thanteng, Laos.
Dates: 1945 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1967

George W. Carroll Collection on Col. Tong

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Identifier: CA124-86
Abstract George W. Carroll was a helicopter pilot with Air America in the 1960s.
Dates: 1986-03-29

CIA Corporate Records

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Identifier: CA067-96
Overview The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.
Dates: 1950 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1979

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections

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Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection, which are identified by the collection subject’s name.
Dates: 1945 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 2007

Robert E. Dawson Collection

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Identifier: CA075-96
Abstract Robert E. Dawson was employed as a Senior Company Representative with Air America, at the Chiang Mai, Thailand facility, from January 11, 1966 until his separation on July 31, 1974. The collection includes pilot information, aircraft manuals, log books, reports, an oil on canvas painting, and correspondence related to Air America's operations.
Dates: 1970 - 1974

Ed Eckholdt Collection

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Identifier: CA079-00
Abstract The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.
Dates: 1961 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1966

John E. Ferris Collection

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Identifier: CA186-13
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and flight logs collected by John E. Ferris during his service as a United States Navy helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, and for Air America in Laos. The entire collection has been digitized by the History of Aviation Collection.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Dudley W. Foster Collection

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Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12

William D. Gaddie Collection

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Identifier: CA078-97
Abstract Wiiliam D. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.
Dates: 1954 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970

James N. Glerum Papers

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Identifier: CA082-00
Abstract The James N. Glerum Papers contain memoranda about Civil Air Transports' (CAT) proposal to assist the French in Indo China, Glerum addressing members at an Air America reunion, and Glerum being interviewed for an oral history progject.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 2001

Robert D. Hedrix Collection

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Identifier: CA028-91
Abstract Robert D. Hendrix worked for Air America as a Senior First Officer stationed in Vientiane from December 22, 1964 through July 26, 1968, when he separated from the company.
Dates: Undated

James W. Hitner Collection

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Identifier: CA192-13
Abstract James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.
Dates: 1944 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1975

Garry Jenkin Collection

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Identifier: CA049-94
Abstract Garry Jenkin was assigned with Air America in Long Tieng (LS 20A) as Communications Officer. This collection consists of photographs made in Laos, transcriptions of newspaper articles on Air America activities in Laos and Central America, and an invitation from the Royal Lao Army signed by Major General Vang Pao.
Dates: 1972 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1975

Brian K. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Duane Keele Collection

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Identifier: CA059-85
Abstract Milton Duane Keele was a Captain for rotor wing aircraft for Air America in Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through December 31, 1973, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

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Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

David H. Kouba Collection

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Identifier: CA038-90
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, ephemera, lisitngs, and an interview associated with David H. Kouba's career with Air America.
Dates: 1959 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

Pat Landry Collection

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Identifier: CA157-87
Abstract Lloyd C. "Pat" Landry was a Paramilitary Officer in the Special Activities Division of the Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) during the 1950s through 1970s. He trained members of the Hmong people in their fight against the communists in Northern Laos during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1973 - 1997; Majority of material found in 1960s

William M. Leary Papers

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Identifier: CA021-06
Abstract Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.
Dates: 1875 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Joseph A. Lopes Collection

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Identifier: CA088-04
Abstract Joseph A. Lopes was a pilot with Air America in the 1970’s. In addition to his job as a pilot, Lopes became an active member of the Far East Pilots Association (FEPA). FEPA was a union formed by the pilots of Air America to represent their interests. In 1974, negotiations between Air America and FEPA broke down resulting in a strike by the Air America Pilots.
Dates: 1968 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1973

Lewis H. Maxwell Papers

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Identifier: CA022-94
Abstract Lewis H. Maxwell was a fixed wing pilot with Air America and Air Asia stationed in Udorn, Thailand vom August 3, 1965 through January 6, 1975, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

Bob Mc Cauley Collection

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Identifier: CA147-87
Abstract Robert Alban (Bob) Mc Cauley worked as a pilot for Air America for six years, spending a great deal of time in South Vietnam and Laos.
Dates: 1965 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1973

Bob McFarlin Collection

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Identifier: CA075-00
Abstract Bob McFarlin was a pilot and employee of Air America.
Dates: 1961 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975

Jon C. Merkel Collection

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Identifier: CA005-95
Abstract Jon C. Merkel was a pilot with Air America. On Feburary 12th, 1970 he was killed by hostile ground fire near Tha Lin Noi, Laos.
Dates: 1965 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1970