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Scope and Content The collection contains documents, photographs, correspondence, articles, briefing papers, and reports related to George C. Prill's long and varied career in the business side of commercial aviation. It covers his time with Trans World Airways (TWA), Convair, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Lockheed, and several other business ventures. Of particular interest is the material related to George C. Prill's efforts to license the Lockheed L-1011 for construction in the Soviet Union. ...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000
Abstract Sally Bath-Prill worked for the United State Department of Commerce Office of Aerospace during the negotiations between the American Government and the European Union over subsidies to Airbus, and international trade in the commercial aviation field.
Dates: 1940 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000
Abstract John Provan III's interest in aviation as a collector and historian started in the 1980s. His main topic was the relationship between the American and German people after World War II. He wrote numerous books on the Berlin Airlift, Rhein-Main Air Base, Airship hangars, Armed Forces Network (AFN), and Clara Adams. He also curated many exhibitions.
Dates: 1988 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1999
Abstract For the 50th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit about the historic first use of atomic weaponry in war. Part of the exhibit was the display of the Enola Gay, the plane flown by then-Colonel Paul Tibbets during the Hiroshima mission. The exhibit drew criticism for its perceived censure of the bombings, a perceived disrespect for the ...
Dates: 1988 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1996
Abstract The Stella Randolph Collection is focused on research into the early flights of Gustave Whitehead, believed by many to have occurred before the Wright Brothers. Extensive correspondence, affidavits, and interviews document the methodical research, resulting in numerous magazine articles and two books on Whitehead's inventions and flying attempts.
Dates: 1896 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1976
Abstract The collection contains a pilot's log book, photograph, and certificate of graduation.
Dates: 1918-05 - 1918-08
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 contains a scrapbook, clippings, photographs, first flight covers, brochures, magazines, documents, Pan American Airways newsletters, first flight survey, and annual review.
Dates: 1923 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992
Abstract Allen Rich served with Air America as a Senior Flight Officer, flying fixed wing aircraft, from May 9, 1962 until his resignation from the company on May 11, 1968.
Dates: 1950 - 1985
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...
Dates: 1945 - 1949
Abstract This collection contains ephemera, memorabilia, and a booklet collected by Donald M. Rinker during his employment with Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, Inc.
Abstract This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.
Dates: 1903 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1975
Abstract The collection contains ephemera, personal papers, photographs, publications, clippings, magazines, and books.
Abstract The Nelson U. Rokes Collection contains material pertaining to his career in the fields of corporate, commercial, and military aviation. The bulk of the material in the collection relates to the 1947 trip to Europe and the 1948-1949 around the world trip that he took with Sam Keener. The material in the collection includes charts, log books, landing clearances, flight plans, meteorological reports, and various navigational tools. Photographs and newspapers clippings...
Dates: 1930 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978
Abstract In 1995, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) created an exhibit to feature the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb in warfare. The initial exhibit was controversial in its nature, with veteran groups claiming that the revisionist historical attitude was omitting the truth behind the reason to drop the atomic bomb and sympathizing too much with the Japanese. Veterans groups and others became involved in campaigns to display...
Dates: 1942 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1995
Abstract C. Joseph "Joe" Rosbert served in various managerial positions within Civil Air Transport (CAT) after World War II starting in 1947. CAT aided the Chinese National government with supplies and ammunition during the Chinese Civil War and evacuated people after the Nationalists were defeated in 1949. This collection contains archival material collected by Rosbert, such as memoranda, letters, operation plans and reports, notes, logs, statistics, maps, radiograms, and some personal papers that he...
Dates: 1947 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958
Overview Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...
Dates: 1861 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1965
Abstract The collection contains microfilm of books and journals, videotapes of interviews, and photographic slides taken in Laos.
Dates: 1957 - 1995
Abstract Bob Rousselot was a member of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Chinese Air Force (Flying Tigers). From January 11, 1947, he served as a Chief Pilot and Vice President of Operations for CAT, until his resignation on October 31, 1963.
Dates: 1940 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1967
Abstract Contains material that relates to E. D. Rudolfs’ duties as a mechanic and helicopter pilot for Air America. It includes manuals, flight, data, and messages.
Dates: 1965 - 1975
Overview Dr. Robert Hoxie Rutford (Born 1933) earned his B.A. (1954) and M.A. (1963) in Geography at The University of Minnesota. In 1969 he earned a Ph.D. in Geology from the same institution. In 1982, he was appointed as President of the University of Texas at Dallas, a position he held until 1994. After stepping down as President, he was appointed to the endowed Excellence in Education Foundation Professorship, teaching and conducting research in UTD’s Department of Geo-sciences. In 2007, after...
Dates: 1982 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1992
Abstract Consists of materials used by Thomas C. Sailer in his duties with Air America. It includes passports, I.D. cards, maps, documents, and an Air America uniform jacket and pair of pants.
Dates: 1957 - 1977
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.
Dates: 1912 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1968
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, records, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles, ephemera and memorabilia and other materials created and/or collected by Walter Henry Scheurs, Jr. during his service in the USAAF during World War II and the USAF from 1947 to 1967. The Chuck Hodge Collection on Walter H. Scheurs, Jr. is housed in two manuscript boxes and four oversize boxes of various sizes totaling 5.64 linear feet.The...
Dates: 1905 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1967
Abstract The Arthur L. Schoeni Papers contain photograph prints, photograph negatives, manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, and scrapbooks collected by the donor.
Dates: 1917 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1974
Abstract Established in 1975, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) School of Arts and Humanities offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and programs in visual and performing arts, history and philospohy, and literature and languages.
Dates: 1976 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2015
Abstract The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences brings together innovative research, student training, and community outreach in a climate that fosters collaboration and learning.
Dates: 1973 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979
Abstract The School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences (EPPS) is an Academic Unit of The University of Texas at Dallas that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Sociology, Crimonology, Geospatial Information Services (GIS), International Political Economy, Public Affairs, Public Policy, and Social Data Analytics.
Dates: 1976 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1991
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 308
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 46
- Special Collections and Archives Division, Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library. 2
- History of Aviation Collection 151
- CAT/Air America Archives 110
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 74
- Air pilots 62
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 61
- Air pilots United States 56
- Air America 53
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 40
- Civil Air Transport 39
- World War, 1914-1918 37
- Laos 35
- Aeronautics, Commercial 33
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 32
- University of Texas at Dallas 31
- World War, 1939-1945 31
- United States. Air Force 29
- George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library 28
- Curtiss aircraft 26
- United States. Central Intelligence Agency 25
- Helicopter pilots Vietnam. 23 ∧ less
- English 355
- German 1
- Carlson, Erik D., Mr., PhD 2