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W. Burr Bennett, Jr. Collection on the "Enola Gay" Controversy

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Identifier: H035-98
Abstract W. Burr Bennett had a life-long interest in the Enola Gay Controversy. His collection encompasses all his interactions with the Committee for the Restoration and Proper Display of the Enola Gay (CRPDEG) members, as well as other correspondents concerning this issue. In addition, he had Smithsonian related materials along with secondary source resources and petitions.

Mark M. Campbell Collection

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Identifier: H001-64
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.

J. Russell Clark Collection

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Identifier: CV008-91
Abstract For over fifty years, John Russell Clark dedicated his many and varied talents to the advancement of the field of aviation. He received well-deserved recognition for his many significant contributions.

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.

James M. Dodds Collection

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Identifier: CA022-04
Abstract James M. Dodds worked for Air America from 1967-1974. The collection contains his material used in servicing and repairing aircraft for Air America such as log books, photographs, personal records, and articles of clothing.

James H. Doolittle Papers

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Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.

The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association Records

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Identifier: D017-10
Abstract The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association was formed in the aftermath of James H. Doolittle’s epic raid on Japan on April 18, 1942. Shortly after the end of World War II, Doolittle called for all the surviving Raiders to attend a celebration in Miami Beach, Florida. At this time it was decided that an annual reunion be held starting in 1947.

William B. Duty Collection

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Identifier: H090-88
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.

Dudley W. Foster Collection

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Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.

Rankin L. Griesinger Collection

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Identifier: H006-81
Abstract Rankin L. Griesinger collected brochures and photographs about the Cessna CH-1 Helicopter as well as the Cessna 407 (T-37).

Al Harting Collection

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Identifier: H001-82
Abstract Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the region.

Phillip Johnson Collection

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Identifier: H003-80
Abstract Collection context suggests that Phillip Johnson was involved with the United States Air Force in 1950s and 1960s.

Martin L. Kaufman Collection, 1939-

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Identifier: CA054-13
Abstract Colonel Kaufman served as the Air Force Liaison Officer with Air America in Southeast Asia. His files represent the activities undertaken by Air America on behalf of the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia.

James Keck Collection

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Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.

Milton Klein Photograph Collection

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Identifier: H003-79
Abstract Dr. Milton Klein (1917-2004) was a professor of American History at the University of Tennessee. He also served with the 14th Air Force in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Dr. Klein remained in the United States Air Force Reserve and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Nick Maier Papers

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Identifier: H003-81
Abstract Lothar "Nick" Maier was born in Buffalo, New York in 1932. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew B-47 and B-52 bombers, as well as the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He was a Command Pilot of B-52's for both ARC Light and the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major in 1977. He worked in the travel industry after his military career, and for many years served as a volunteer at the History of Aviation Archives. ...

Ted Matsis Collection

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Identifier: CA039-01
Abstract Ted Matsis was a pilot with the America Voulenteer Group ("The Flying Tigers") as well as the 14th Air Force of the United States.

Jimmie Mattern Collection

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Identifier: H001-89
Abstract Jimmie Mattern experienced his first flight in a Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, during his deployment in Hawaii. In the 1920s, he participated as pilot in various Hollywood motion pictures and flew for commercial airlines. In 1932, Mattern unsuccessfully challenged Wiley Post's and Harold Gatty's around the world flight record. Forming his own company in 1933, Mattern tried again to break the around the world flight record to no avail. By the late 1930s, Matters became a test pilot for...

Mitch Mayborn Collection

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Identifier: H002-76
Abstract This collection contains history of 348th Fighter Group.

Howard Precup Collection on 780th Bomb Squadron Association

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Identifier: H037-98
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album, newsletters, and photographs.

Jim Ray Collection

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Identifier: H007-67
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.

R. S. Richardson Collection

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Identifier: CA009-05
Abstract Randall Shelley Richardson was employed both by Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America. His employment with CAT began 16 June 1948 and ended when he retired from Air America 31 December 1973. His last duty station was Vientaine where he was a captain flying fixed wing aircraft. A certificate of recognition given to Richardson from Headquarters, Military Airlift Command, United States Air Force on 15 May 1969 indicates he also was employed with Southern Air Transport. According to the...

Malcolm Rosholt Collection

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Identifier: CA025-95
Abstract The collection contains microfilm of books and journals, videotapes of interviews, and photographic slides taken in Laos.

John M. Slattery Collection

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Identifier: TB037-09
Abstract John Matthew Slattery, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran left the Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his Air Force career, Slattery began collecting and documenting information about the history of the helicopter, as well as amassing a collection of models of various helicopters. The bulk of this material was used to establish a historical collection/museum at the offices of Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) in Alexandria, Virginia....

Easy Soong Collection

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Identifier: CA153-13
Abstract Collection contains manuals for the Convair 880; Douglas C-47 models A, B, and D; Douglas SC-47; Fairchild C-117 models A, B, and C; Navy Douglas R4D models -1, -5, -6, and -7; Douglas DC-6A and DCV-6B, and a Jeppesen computer.

James E. Spencer Papers

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Identifier: CA117-86
Abstract This collection relates to Air Force Procurement in Southeast Asia and contains Spencer's files dealing with contracts between Air Force Procurement and Air America in Thailand. Includes personal papers; procurement files; Udorn monthly reports; a diagram of the Pacific Corporation, owner of Air America; and newspaper and magazine articles.

David A. Witts Collection

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Identifier: H053-00
Abstract The collection contains 13th Air Force history, including a summary of 2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron, correspondence, and a lithograph "Moonlighting" P-38 strafing mission in 1945 New Guinea signed by survivors.

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